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  • Bag a Bargain Airfare by Going Foreign



    This week our members spill some money-saving secrets. Bagging a bargain is more exciting when you have an audience who appreciate your purchasing talents. Our members are a captivated audience when it comes to saving cash on airfares.

    Take for example the recent Qantas "Asia on Sale" promotion (no longer available). Before splashing your cash and booking online on the Qantas or other Australian booking sites such as Expedia.com.au, our members suggest searching for the same flights on non-Australian websites.

    Some savvy members managed to get an effective 20% discount on the identical flight by booking on the Brazilian version of Expedia! Translating these foreign websites can present a challenge – but again, our member are happy to help. Other helpful sites revealed by our members include Air Asia and "Scoot".

    Our members agree that sharing information is the cornerstone of an effective online community and so they vow to share and assist each other in securing the best deals.

    Share your money-saving tips and hints HERE.
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    get me outta here

    Re: Gift Cards at Supermarkets

    I will be buying a new Ipad mini 4 soon. Is there a a gift card way of doing it that beats the VA online mall of 2:1? (Or any other ideas?)

    get me outta here Today, 01:26 PM Go to last post
    JohnK

    Re: I'm in the QF Lounge thread

    I read them. Have had many requests for lounge access over the years. Many people like to keep requests private.

    JohnK Today, 01:23 PM Go to last post
    Ken1

    Re: ANZ QFF/Rewards card earn rates enhanced™

    I have ANZ QFF Black Visa & Amex cards which I requested to be upgraded from Platinum when the monthly points earning limits were introduced on the Platinum since at that time I was putting ATO spend...

    Ken1 Today, 01:19 PM Go to last post
    NZflygirl

    Re: Should I jump ship to Qantas?

    They do but as far as I know it's totally up to them what they offer gold vs plat. But no harm in asking - gotta push the boundaries:p

    NZflygirl Today, 01:19 PM Go to last post
    RichardMEL

    Re: Should I jump ship to Qantas?

    I'd not heard that QF offered a PLAT challenge. The "200 SC's" Gold challenge is known about.....

    Everyone's objectives and values will be different so really it's going to be pretty hard for...

    RichardMEL Today, 01:15 PM Go to last post
    sf25c

    Wait for VA or book SQ

    Hi all,

    I'm looking to book J BNE(or SYD) to either LAX or SFO March/April next year. Have just over 500,000 velocity points, no status.

    SQ looks like it has availability BNE to SFO, but more...

    sf25c Today, 01:09 PM Go to last post
    JohnK

    Re: Platinum One experiences?

    I'm only only a lowly [-]Platinum [/-] Gold and I wouldn't accept a boarding pass for 4E if my original boarding pass had 4D on it. They would need to give me 4D back.

    Looks like someone has done...

    JohnK Today, 01:09 PM Go to last post
    RichardMEL

    Re: Platinum One experiences?

    Now MEL-ADL is a pretty trivial flight tbh but the principle remains that in no universe should a Bronze dislocate a P1 (and one could argue a P1's commercial value to QF outranks all but a CLPO and...

    RichardMEL Today, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    ChrisFlyer

    Re: Westpac Black Altitude Qantas Card

    KPC: My reading of the statement message is that the 'bonus points' network is being axed (where you could earn bonus Altitude points at Caltex etc), but that the Qantas bonus points are being...

    ChrisFlyer Today, 01:08 PM Go to last post
    foggy

    Re: Gift Cards at Supermarkets

    I basically paid $21.45 for 3300 more pts which makes it $0.0065 per pt or .65cents per pt.

    This to me is much more valuable than those that were exchanging $10 woolworth dollars for 870 qantas...

    foggy Today, 01:04 PM Go to last post


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