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  • Cheap Airfares

    Published on 30th January 2014 06:16 AM   
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    The stories of members receiving cut-price airfares due to technological glitches have become somewhat of an urban flying myth. However this week our members reveal some of their best bargains and some handy tricks to ensure you take advantage of any glitch!

    One member reports that they managed to get flights for two from Europe to Australia upgraded from J to F for no points. However, the website which this glitch was discovered on is a closely guarded secret. Our members recommend acting on any discovered glitch immediately as often the loopholes are quickly picked up by scrupulous airlines. Calling the airline to check if the fare is correct will usually result in automatic rectification of the glitch in question and a potential bargain quickly evaporating.

    Another member warns that if something appears too good to be true, sometimes it can be! The airline may fail to honour the ticket if it was purchased as a result of a technical fault and this can result in becoming embroiled in argument with the issuing airline. If a number of fares were purchased as a result of a glitch then it is, in our memberís experience, more likely that the airline will identify the glitch and act to recoup their loss. Another handy hint is to take a screen-shot of the fare to allow support for your case if the issuer or airline queries the ticket.

    Crack some Glitch Myths HERE.
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    Steady

    Re: The view from my "office"

    From the E190 this morning
    78235

    Steady Today, 10:16 AM Go to last post
    johnny_yh2000

    Re: Westpac Altitude Points Devalue September 2016

    For QFers seems like ANZ is better. Where as for SQers Westpac is better than ANZ. But Citi is better than ANZ and Westpac for Visa/Master earn rate

    johnny_yh2000 Today, 10:14 AM Go to last post
    RooFlyer

    Re: The view from my "office"

    The edge of Calgary's urban sprawl was yesterday's office view.

    78234

    RooFlyer Today, 10:12 AM Go to last post
    alexy23

    Re: Westpac Altitude Points Devalue September 2016

    This is still better then ANZ's 3:1 for SQ. In fact if using ANZ it would be cheaper to redeem as VA points then convert into SQ.

    I just transferred all my points to SQ, ~884,000 westpac points...

    alexy23 Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post
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