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What about points? I have a decent points balance but haven't had status for years. Should I use them before 1 August?
Jun 21, 2018, 12.22 PM / Winners and losers from Starwood SPG in Marriott's new program
This article seems very pro-smart luggage. As other comments have said, what does so called smart luggage do that is so valuable? Batteries are risky. Compared to phones and laptops: Manufacturers tend to be new, more like hoverboards than Apple (and even then, as in the case of Samsu...
Dec 21, 2017, 12.16 PM / How 'smart luggage' makers plan to beat airline bans
so weird to see a camera review without photos
Jul 12, 2017, 02.50 PM / Review: Leica M10 digital camera
They've had this feature since the airport and airport express lines opened.. which is almost 20 years ago. When I first used it I thought the same thing - amazing, hope everyone else does this soon. Almost 20 years later, no one. Well almost no one apparently. Most surprised that Singapore hasn...
Jun 10, 2016, 02.01 PM / Travel tip: drop your bags at Hong Kong's CBD airline check-in desks
hahahahaha... hahaha No, it works perfectly fine. Never had any issues in the air.
Jun 09, 2016, 12.06 AM / Bose cuts the cord with wireless noise-cancelling headphones
Originally Posted by traveller99 Originally Posted by Blake Originally Posted by traveller99all they do is supply bibles free of chargeThere would be a cost involved in getting them printed. A much better use of the money and resources would surely be to use it for actual charitable purposes, a...
Mar 06, 2018, 11.04 AM / Holy Bibles in hotel rooms
Because there's no demand for it. CX runs 4 flights profitably, and QF has previously struggled with 2. The overnight from HKG to SYD (and daytime on the way back) regime makes more sense because of the 2/3 hour time difference. The current CX overnight flight from SYD to HKG starts at 10pm and...
Jul 07, 2016, 10.44 AM / Why is there no overnight flights to Hong Kong with QF?
I was told that my account had been cancelled due to not making any transactions for 1 year. Despite my having a large amount of points. Anyway after calling them they said they could reinstate my account but I need to make sure I make one transaction p.a. otherwise next time I won't be able to r...
May 16, 2016, 03.06 PM / SPG - Account Cancellation - What the?
SPG - Account Cancellation - What the?
May 16, 2016, 03.04 PM / SPG - Account Cancellation - What the?
No, there would be no market for it, no one would take the other side of that hedge unless the price was very high. There is also massive counter party risk. If they take a hedge out with a financial institution, whos to say they would still exist in 2030? You would need bank guarantees etc ...
Jan 22, 2016, 01.30 PM / Jet fuel hedge.