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Ironically, Gold members on an Economy Elevate or Getaway fare will earn more points on this lounge compensation of 10K points than they will for their actual LAX-SYD or LAX-BNE flight.
Jan 11, 2017, 01.39 PM / Virgin Australia Velocity Gold flyers lose LAX lounge access
I would opt for the choice of the F&B voucher anyway as there are better bar and meal options in the international terminal compared to the VA lounge.
Oct 28, 2016, 11.34 AM / Virgin Australia shakes up international airport lounge access
The Jetstar Platinum Mastercard was potentially a good card if you made a lot (5-15) of Jetstar bookings using it. Before the newly introduced credit card booking fee of 1.06%, the per-passenger per-booking $8.50 - $12.50 charges really added up and you could easily offset the cost of the annual ...
Sep 01, 2016, 12.38 PM / The five best credit cards for earning Qantas Frequent Flyer points
To each their own, but there are far better cards on the market.
Aug 31, 2016, 07.16 PM / Jetstar introduces 1% credit card booking fee
So, putting aside the ability to earn points and the travel insurance, to justify the annual card fee you now need to spend over $5500 in Jetstar bookings on the entry level Jetstar Mastercard ($59/yr), and over $14,000 in Jetstar bookings on the Platinum card ($149/yr). Ughhh... that's a lot of...
Aug 31, 2016, 03.26 PM / Jetstar introduces 1% credit card booking fee
It's a scheduling change, not increased frequency. October 30 onwards, will see the following schedule. TG473 BKK0001 – 1205BNE 787 x246TG477 BKK0900 – 2105BNE 787 246 TG474 BNE1400 – 2010BKK 787 x246TG478 BNE2340 – 0550+1BKK 787 246
Aug 16, 2016, 02.01 PM / Thai Airways - double daily to BNE?
They use different catering companies at LAX and in Australia, so the food (on any airline) will always depend on the catering arrangements they have at the departure airport.
Jun 08, 2016, 11.06 AM / Has VA started to cost cut on food for economy passengers?
Qantas Club complimentary passes can be used at any domestic Qantas Club or at any Qantas-operated International Business lounge. One pass per passenger, but you may be able to convince the lounge attendants to let in a child as well. Just don't count on it, or expect it.
Feb 16, 2016, 05.07 PM / Qantas Club Complimentary Pass.
I've been the sole passenger aboard a RotanaJet ERJ-145 from DXB to AUH. Yes, it was a commercial flight.
Feb 15, 2016, 12.17 PM / What is the lowest amount of pax on a flight anyone has been on, I did a 717 from Cairns to Darwi...
You're only permitted access to the Cathay Pacific lounge as a Qantas Platinum, if your next onwards flight for the day is oneworld operated and marketed. Under these conditions, Qantas Platinum gets you nothing in terms of Cathay lounge access when flying Air France or KLM...
Feb 12, 2016, 06.08 PM / Refused entry to Cathay First / Business lounge in San Francisco