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Diners Club cardholders can access the Plaza Premium Lounge in Brisbane, but the Melbourne lounge isn't currently part of the Diners Club Lounge scheme. Keep your eyes on the Diners Club Lounge directory for any changes.
Apr 26, 2018, 01.55 PM / Melbourne's Plaza Premium Lounge now welcomes Priority Pass
We don't have a review published for the Melbourne lounge, but you'll find plenty of pics and details on food and drink in our Sydney Rex Lounge review.
Apr 26, 2018, 01.51 PM / Priority Pass continues Melbourne expansion with Rex Lounge
2:1 is for conversions to Velocity only. Altitude changed its KrisFlyer conversion rate to 2.5:1 in late 2016.
Apr 23, 2018, 05.18 PM / Westpac opens new American Express cards to the public
A visit to the AMEX website would answer your question, as the Platinum page states "...must be travelling with Virgin Australia domestically".
Apr 23, 2018, 09.59 AM / Where can you use complimentary Virgin Australia lounge passes?
Matched status from SPG is covered in the article in the very first section.
Apr 23, 2018, 09.55 AM / Five things you need to know about Marriott’s new loyalty program
May and November are when Velocity typically runs its 15% tranfer bonus deals, so if it's "record-breaking", it'd need to be more than that. In the past they've also offered 25-50% bonus points (depending on your card, etc), so we'll see!
Apr 24, 2018, 05.53 PM / Virgin says DON'T transfer your Velocity points!
Perth Airport strikes again!The airport and its management has a history of dragging its heels and delaying aviation developments. Just to give a few examples:1) Perth missed out on Emirates' A380s in 2013 because it didn't get its A380-compatible gates finished until late that year, and subseque...
Apr 24, 2018, 03.08 PM / Qantas, Perth Airport argue over Jo'burg flights
I quite like the overnight flights from Asia - means I can spend a full day wherever I am, head to the airport at the end of the day for dinner in the lounge, get on board and go straight to sleep, avoiding the need to stay awake for a couple of hours on board for a meal, because I've just eaten....
Apr 24, 2018, 02.10 PM / Day flights from Asia
Originally Posted by mannej If you book the BA flight and flight number, a complimentary pass will not get you access. Correct - you'll only get access when your next onward flight is on a Qantas or Jetstar flight number, including codeshare flights operated by other airlines. A BA flight number...
Apr 23, 2018, 02.37 PM / Access to Qantas Lounge SYD on BA ticket
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Apr 23, 2018, 01.57 PM / Using (cellular) mobile phone during flight