Hotel Loyalty ProgramsInterContinental Hotels Group - Priority Club - Gold EliteAccor A|Club
Frequent Flyer ProgramsQantas - Qantas Frequent FlyerVirgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Other Reward ProgramsNone
Great advice Chris and I agree with your theory regarding business v holiday, business is a destination, a holiday is a journey and prefer to use my points to buy a seat outright.
Mar 22, 2019, 10.28 AM / Using Qantas Points to upgrade vs. booking flights with points
It can be rather slow at certain times with the line stretching out the door, I sometimes use the normal entry with carry on only and it’s much quicker.
Mar 18, 2019, 07.59 PM / Five tips for Qantas flyers visiting Brisbane's domestic lounges
With this group there is always the detail, exemptions here and there, properties not participating in certain things, been there done that, I will stick with IHG and Hilton.
Mar 05, 2019, 08.58 AM / Accor ALL hotel loyalty scheme to get Diamond, Black status tiers
Somewhere to stand and stretch so you don’t look like some hovering pest to all those seated around you.
Feb 26, 2019, 05.18 PM / What do you want from Qantas' Project Sunrise first, business class?
A poor offering compared to IHG or Hilton and in need of an upgrade on many levels.
Feb 22, 2019, 10.17 PM / Accor's Le Club hotel loyalty program to become 'All'
Depends if the SC will get you to a level or help towards lifetime status etc,I just paid $900 return airfare TSV-DRW which earns 60 status credits so to me your $720 for 450 SC is a bargain, if it provides some value.
Mar 25, 2019, 02.14 PM / 420 Status Credit Points vs $650 price difference
I recently had to cancel a points booking because I couldn’t get to the airport with the floods in Townsville, I was happy to cop whatever fee was applicable but instead of cancelling the booking the very helpful lady on the phone put a credit against my account for the points booking to b...
Mar 05, 2019, 09.15 PM / Cancelled Qantas points booking
Even worse is when they queue in the aisle waiting to use the toilet, it’s something the staff could easily address and tell them to go down the back.
Mar 01, 2019, 10.54 PM / Qantas Boeing 737 business class toilet 'invasion' by economy passengers
They will still have to have paper for different occaions, children unaccompanied, prisoners under transit, those sorts of things and also times when the scanners etc simply don’t work, we have all stood there before whilst the scanner just doesn’t work and they have to hand out bo...
Feb 21, 2019, 03.02 PM / Qantas and Jetstar axes paper boarding passes
The biggest issue is airlines rolling it out across its entire fleet of aircraft, instead of having big holes like we have with QF and it’s 717’s. I am sure airlines will still have gaps in older aircraft as well, where they don’t see value in the cost of installations. I sti...
Feb 14, 2019, 08.38 AM / Inflight WiFi - luxury or necessity?