"I have some family members travelling to the states and looking to get travel insurance which covers their pre-existing medical conditions. Nothing too serious, but most insurers seem to either refuse or quote an insane amount. Can anyone recommend any reasonably priced insurers which perhaps spe..."
"I got lucky and landed just before the closure. There was an PA announcement that all operations would cease until the storms passed. A flight to SYD in the process of being boarded was also suspended with PAX offloaded."
"Originally Posted by chillybags You cannot combine the bookings I have tried. Bags can deffinetly be checked all the way through with one world partner as one is paid and one rewards as per this link.I just did it for revenue then rewards for qantas (paid) from syd to Hong Kong then emirates (re..."
"Hi all, looking to book flights to LHR through a combination of reward bookings using Qantas points and paid fares with Qantas. As the reward flights will be on a partner airline - probably BA at this stage -will Qantas be able to book the itinerary as a single ticket over the phone so I won ..."
"Originally Posted by aeries Just had a quick look at load factors, do you have a definitive date? I'm using yours as just a ballpark figure...The J cabin looks to be quite empty thus far, 16 blocked seats because im a PS but some cabins are still empty, others have 4-6 seats occupied.Happy trave..."
"Hi all,I’m considering purchasing a premium economy ticket on QF9/10 and requesting a points upgrade to business. I’m QF Gold and have a good success rate doing the same on QF1/2, but wondering what the chances are like on the 787 given the smaller business cabin and greater desire ..."
"Originally Posted by mspcooper Had an interesting scenario yesterday when the Uber driver called me to ask me where i was going and when i told him the desination, he told me he is not going there and he was going to cancel, so i can rebook (almost what taxi companies used to do when they do not..."
"In my experience the lower deck often looks empty on Expert Flyer but tends to fill up rapidly when check in opens - my guess is a lot of people in the main Y cabin do not pre-select seats. If I were you I'd take the upper deck seats then enquire on check in whether the flight is full or if it wo..."
"I was planning to put in a points upgrade request for an upcoming international flights with qantas, but just received an email asking whether I would like to make a points/cash offer to upgrade. I’ve had a pretty good hit rate with points upgrade requests in the past but never tried the b..."
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