Credit card applications from 1 Jan

"Originally Posted by jch Lol they should only be looking at those statements to confirm your salary amount went into that account, not how much you spent on dinner Saturday night! They dont question how much you spent on dinner on Saturday night. Debit transactions that would attract extra que..."

5 days, 8 hours ago

Credit card applications from 1 Jan

"what impacted one person wont be the same for another person. If you are a points chacer Just keep applying for new cards, you will find out when you have hit the wall, when you hit the wall.Then you back up carefully, adjust your strategy, take some time, and drive off blindly into the d..."

1 week, 1 day ago

Visiting Bali for the first time

"1. they are all fine2. check Agoda and the maps, there is a million hotels in bali3. there is a million things to do4. food is cheaper than beer."

1 week, 4 days ago

Now Virgin Australia is cracking down on hand-luggage

"Yay! I rarely use carry on luggage, its a pain to find an overhead spot too often. I would much rather the airline be ruthless with weighing AND counting the carry on bags."

1 month, 1 week, 5 days ago

Qantas cracking down on carry-on luggage

"Good on you Qantas for doing something right for a change. I hope all airlines enforce this more often. Really annoys me when I go to put something in the overhead and its full, especially when the seats below are still empty."

2 months, 1 week, 2 days ago

No Hong Kong- Australia rewards flights for an entire month

"Originally Posted by anonymous Aussies go overseas in December and come back in January. Airlines will price fares and adjust award availability accordingly. Or aussies have christmas at home and go overseas in January because the prices are a little cheaper"

2 months, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Why all the fuss about 'packing cubes'?

"Originally Posted by deka2I agree, arrive at the Hotel, open the packing cubes and put them in a draw. Unpacking complete. Reverse when leaving. Our Carryon bags perfectly fit 4 cubes. No need to get carried away. the cubes are just fine spread out over the unused half of the bed."

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Why all the fuss about 'packing cubes'?

"It takes me about 10mins to turn a nice clean hotel room into a disaster area after I first arrive. Some people will like these packing cubes, some people wont. I have used them now on two overseas trips, and I like them more than the big ziplock bags you roll up and squeeze the air out.They only..."

2 months, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Velocity to Krisflyer conversion devaluation

"Originally Posted by chillybagsI would be highly surprised if velocity don't take up the new transfer rate as well. already announced everywhere! its a both ways decision."

3 months, 6 days ago

Being upgraded to business on Virgin domestic

"I was waitlised for business and didnt get it. when i asked at checkin about that, the lady gave my Economy X without being asked."

3 months, 3 weeks, 3 days ago

los angeles hotels suggestions please

"any suggestions for a transit hotel nearby airport, all that i can find under AUD150 has horrible horrible reviews. "

4 months, 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Double status credits - Velocity

"Originally Posted by NQPsych2U Good morning all,I was curious whether any of you had an indiciation or insider knowledge of when the next Velocity double status credit promotion will take place?No company will ever let in known in advance that they have an upcoming promotion. Doing so will can..."

4 months, 4 weeks, 2 days ago

Sharing a J seat...?

"I thought they were not supposed to be able to enter the area!Anyway, I would do it too, but obviously would take care not to disturb anyone else. But gee, how bad could it be, whats the difference if one person gets up for a slash and another person comes back.As long as they are not all ha..."

5 months, 1 week ago

How do you handle and store your foreign currency between trips?

"I put mine in a tupperware container in the fridge. its the only place in the house guaranteed not to be thrown out by the cook.Then i take all my foreign notes regardless where from and cash them in anywhere in Asia. Always better rate and no fees. (if there is a place with fees and crappy rat..."

5 months, 1 week ago

Where are the Virgin Australia award seats to LA?

"I see plenty of J seats for flights BNE to LAX for the next 2 weeks. I'm waiting for one to open up on the day I want.Every day there Economy reward seats available, you would have to be seriously unlucky not to get one of those.Roll the dice and wait for a J a week or so out, or if you are conse..."

5 months, 1 week ago

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