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Only thing I will add is - yes, you can buy Airpoints Dollars, with one credit card in NZ (KiwiBank). But only worth it for small top-ups, or for partner redemptions.
Sep 14, 2018, 10.26 PM / AirNZ offers Star Alliance Gold status match to Qantas, Virgin flyers
Wine all the way thanks. I love being uncontactable for many hours at a time. I feel like it’s one of the last places you can thoroughly enjoy some private ‘me’ time.
Aug 08, 2018, 04.09 PM / Survey: 50% of passengers would swap their inflight drink for WiFi
Hi Chris - I noted for my LATAM flight this morning to Sydney from Auckland that the business queue had the oneworld Ruby logo on it, so I presume that you’ll also have priority boarding for them.
Jul 06, 2018, 11.36 PM / Why Qantas Lifetime Silver status is worth having
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
Originally Posted by ChrisCh I suggest you post the details of the flights you're trying to book here, because otherwise nobody will be able help (showing flight times and proposed dates so that people can try and replicate). Sure Chris, sorry about that.... I've attached a screenshot example.Sun...
Jun 28, 2018, 07.42 PM / Qantas Partner Classic Flight Reward
Hi all, could anyone explain to my tired brain why a Qantas Partner Classic Flight Reward, involving two segments, with two partners (e.g. Cathay Pacific and JAL), will be priced as two trips, even if there is only a transfer between the segments (e.g. a layover of <24 hours)?E.g. NRT-HKG on J...
Jun 27, 2018, 07.18 PM / Qantas Partner Classic Flight Reward
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