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So Krisflyer gold gets you access to United lounges, but United Gold does not? Wow, can anyone help me understand why they do this?
Mar 14, 2019, 10.13 AM / United Airlines 2019 Star Alliance Gold status challenge explained
I have never received an instant clearance. It took anywhere from 8hrs to 24hrs to get one. I think they are trying to avoid people coming to airports and realising they have not received one and apply for it and try to board because it is instant.Nothing more than red tape here. If it is possibl...
Dec 18, 2018, 11.52 AM / USA lengthens ESTA processing times: no more instant approvals
If you deal with any government agency, there will be significant red tape, so this is no different. Public servants live in another world. Usually one bad case causes the system to be revamped, so everyone suffers.I have a question though, how early can you apply to have your passport renewed? I...
Nov 01, 2018, 12.48 PM / How to get a second Australian passport
Hilton Lounges are getting worse. They are dishing out these complimentary gold and diamond statuses. Most lounges do not police the number of people coming in. Plus, people think this is where you have your dinner and all your drinks rather than going there to have a drink or two and enjoy some ...
Oct 23, 2018, 12.34 PM / Your guide to hotel club lounge access
I would be very happy if they let people keep their shoes on, not sure how great it is to be around shoes that have not had fresh air in hours (transit pax) and also the time delay these belts and shoes cause. No one in the U.S seems to wanting this to change (or at least publicly)
Sep 06, 2018, 05.55 PM / TSA to streamline US airport security checks with more 3D scanners
My usual gifts are Tim Tams, Hand crafted Boomerangs, Koala stuffed toys, Kangaroo stuffed toys. Boomerang was the most appreciated one followed by Tim Tams.
Mar 15, 2019, 12.28 PM / Gift ideas for international colleagues
Originally Posted by Stuart Jackson If Australia has temporarily suspended the Max 8 why is Fiji still operating the Max 8 out of Sydney? CASA banned these last night and they specifically mentioned both Silk Air and Fiji Airways on their twitter handle.
Mar 13, 2019, 12.50 PM / 737 Max 8 grounded by China
Great to hear. How come these deals are not accessible by other agents??
Mar 12, 2019, 07.48 PM / QFlyer Query
I found out QFlyer has RTW airfares for under $6000 via HEL (OW all the way). However, i cannot see this fare anywhere except them, even my travel agent could not get it.Question: Is QFlyer legit? Has anyone used them before?
Mar 12, 2019, 02.51 PM / QFlyer Query
AMS could be heavy (plenty of arrivals) on passport clearance. Once you clear it, it is super straight forward. As long as you have enough time, AMS is simple to navigate as any other big airport.
Mar 11, 2019, 09.52 PM / Transiting at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport