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Reading this article is making me hungry...
Feb 16, 2016, 12.23 PM / Lobster at 40,000 feet: sampling Singapore Airlines' Book the Cook menu
Ohhhh... So not a Marc Newson kettle then!
Jan 18, 2016, 10.37 AM / Best ways to use your Qantas frequent flyer points
I have noticed that too. Now most flights in J differ my $50 one way. Not as good value as before. VA needs the competitive price edge or will lose premium customers to QF.
Nov 09, 2015, 07.05 PM / Virgin Australia offers flight discounts for small businesses
I sounded like a valued customer who they really ticked off and waned the blood of the floor supervisor's first born... Dunno. Haha.
Nov 05, 2015, 11.06 PM / Citibank backs down on changes to credit card frequent flyer rates
We both have been relatively lucky. I had 90k points. I know someone who was gutted having hundreds of thousands of points with Citibank. Evil bank scammed away several tens of thousands of dollars worth in points!
Nov 05, 2015, 09.30 AM / Citibank backs down on changes to credit card frequent flyer rates
Omnicar is awesome. Only $47 from the CBD. Around $58 from the airport (due to access fees/M1 use)
May 09, 2016, 08.40 PM / Will need an Airport transfer from SYD Domestic to City and return in July.
I agree with gbrgb. If it's work related it's claimable, regardless of whether it seems justifiable by the average taxpayer
Feb 21, 2016, 12.26 AM / If on a business trip your company pays for economy and you pay the difference to premium or busi...
Interesting point. People do claim first and business class travel on taxes, but these tickets are bought outright rather than a paid upgrade from economy. One could argue if the former is permitted (even though one can argue why someone needs to fly first/business on a work related trip when sub...
Feb 20, 2016, 10.16 PM / If on a business trip your company pays for economy and you pay the difference to premium or busi...
No, only ever used it from flexi
Feb 11, 2016, 09.46 AM / Have any Velocity Platinum members ever managed to use one of their free upgrades from a Saver fare.
The perks of Diamond status with Hilton HHonors is good value, but this isn't renewed when you maintain your VA Plat status for the following year. The extra points earn rate on VA metal deserves a mention too. The complimentary upgrade vouchers are only useful if you are on a flexi Y ticket. The...
Feb 08, 2016, 12.32 PM / Is it worth the effort to become Virgin Australia Platinum?