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In my experience most HDMI wall outlets (in the hotel rooms that have them) aren't actually connected to the TV, so it can be a task to plug a cable into the back of wall mounted TVs.
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They've hinted at this in the past and it would certainly be well received, but their focus has been on building up the membership base.
Jul 13, 2017, 01.33 PM / Qantas Gold status match is Velocity's secret weapon
It's also possible to visit St Petersburg as a tourist on a strict 72-hour visa-free programme provided you arrive and depart by ferry (and have a hop-on-hop-off tour booked, which you don't actually need to use).
Jun 07, 2017, 06.20 PM / How to get a visa invitation letter to visit Russia
No miles unless the connecting partner is a partner airline of your chosen FFP, but you receive whatever perks the connecting airlines has chosen to extend as part of its offering as a Star Alliance connecting partner.So, a bit more convoluted than VA's virtual network of partners.
May 16, 2017, 03.02 PM / Star Alliance signs up Shanghai's Juneyao Airlines
Intriguing... I wasn't aware they had upgraded Melbourne-Singapore and Sydney-Bangkok to A380 services. It seems like there's plenty of capacity between Brisbane and Singapore though.I'd certainly welcome an EK A380 service to Singapore.
May 12, 2017, 03.57 PM / Emirates boosts Brisbane flights with new Dubai service
You'll need to obtain the SQ booking reference number from Velocity and then use it to select your seats and meals on the SQ website.However, it may be more advantageous to transfer your Velocity points to KrisFlyer to book your award directly with SQ, depending on whether Velocity absorbs the fu...
Dec 04, 2017, 04.12 PM / Using Velocity points to book Singapore business class flight
This is easily beaten by a carefully planned ex-JNB DONE4/DONE5 that's coupled together with a DSC promo. At least that's what I managed to achieve a couple of years ago, earning status credits at a rate of $2.99 each (versus $3.75 per status credit for the fare you've highlighted).
Nov 29, 2017, 05.33 PM / Fastest and cheapest way to reach Lifetime Gold Status found
Originally Posted by Jorge_fly Singapore is known to not status match. It might be a different case with P1, but I would be surprised if they did. You could try and accumlate both PPS Singapore airlines and Virgin Australia at the same time. I know that Chris wrote an article about being able to...
Nov 13, 2017, 06.37 PM / Oneworld alternatives to Qantas Platinum One
Aegean still operates domestic flights using both flight numbers. Your non-Aegean Star Alliance status will only be honored if you booked against the A3 flight number. It has been this way since they bought out Olympic Air, and while I'm not certain of the reasons it would not surprise me if it w...
May 29, 2017, 09.20 AM / Aegean Airlines nolonger recognises Star Alliance Gold within Greece
Assuming you bid for your upgrade as a 'oneup' upgrade, this information from the AirNZ website would apply:Which baggage allowance applies when OneUp™ offers are accepted?AnswerIf your Offer is accepted and you have received a OneUp Upgrade, the baggage allowance applicable to the OneUp U...
May 10, 2017, 04.05 PM / Recognition Upgrade Baggage Allowance