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Literally en route to AKL airport in an Uber, to fly to BNE on CI, read this article, grabbed my code - just in the nick of time!
Apr 13, 2018, 02.59 PM / China Airlines offers free inflight WiFi on Australia, UK flights
I’ve booked return to Denpasar for myself and my wife, just under $2.5k per person from Auckland, via Sydney. This offer gives us 800 SC each - Platinum for me, Gold for her. Sweet deal! This is because Bali gives the same number of SC as Beijing!
Feb 02, 2018, 10.45 PM / Qantas Double Status Credits promo is a fast-track to Gold, Platinum
11.30pm I believe. It's a nasty flight in that kind of twilight zone where you can't sleep, even though you tell yourself its night, and you're in J. I live in Auckland, and use it as my excuse to 'work' from home (e.g. sleep till 12 and then work).
Dec 20, 2016, 07.42 PM / Auckland Airport now offers a fast-lane for many frequent flyers
I agree.... so I started taking the over night from Melbourne instead. Gets to Auckland at about 5.30am and bio-security is a breeze.
Dec 20, 2016, 05.16 PM / Auckland Airport now offers a fast-lane for many frequent flyers
As a Platinum cardholder with ANZ, I frequently use Agoda.com/anz to book my hotels. They will offer 7% off all prices of all hotels, including Hilton etc. which are usually excluded from special deals on Expedia, for example. I also then bag my AMEX 1.5 Qantas Points per $ without having to pay ...
Apr 04, 2014, 06.45 PM / Want points for your hotel stay? Avoid third-party booking websites
Also depends on whether you’re from AU or NZ. If you’re from NZ, you can take out a Kiwibank-issued Airpoints Mastercard, and then buy Airpoints Dollars for $1 NZD each. That way, you can always top up to bridge the gap between how many APD you have and the base fare.
Nov 03, 2017, 03.34 PM / Using Airpoints
I was looking likely to not earn Gold one year, and Qantas sent out a pack saying I had been offered complimentary Gold for another year (I was only about 50SC off). I earned it anyway in the end but it's made me wonder each year now whether I need to bust my arse to keep earning it back now that...
Jul 12, 2017, 06.32 PM / QFF Platinum - Odds of being Comp'd?
Originally Posted by russell : And it's worth noting there can be quite a lag between changing status and reflection on the boarding pass. So don't count on your Sapphire status showing when you need it. Mine posted within a couple of days, so providing there is some gap, you should be alright.
May 31, 2017, 05.40 PM / American Airlines Lounge Access
Originally Posted by aggie57 : I wouldn't count on getting access. I travel a lot on AA around the US and the lounge staff can vary widely from obstructions to extremely helpful. If there are any doubts in their minds you should expect to be turned away. Really? I have never found th...
May 31, 2017, 05.38 PM / American Airlines Lounge Access