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Recent content by danoleary55

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    Travel Insurance and Emergency Expenses

    I provided the insurer with the value of the points, what it cost to buy directly form Etihad's website however the points cost me nothing and are not sellable for a monetary value. The cancelled flight cost 34,000 points. As per the insurers PDS they cover "only those reasonable expenses over...
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    Travel Insurance and Emergency Expenses

    Thanks for the response and to clarify a few things; I did not claim for lost frequent flyer points for the cancelled flight as they will be refundable however I am still awaiting refund. They were Etihad points with flights booked on ANA. The insurer covers same cabin class so no issue booking...
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    Travel Insurance and Emergency Expenses

    First of all this is not COVID related. I read through all the threads and couldn't really find someone with a similar experience so interested to know if any one has experience with type of situation. It relates to a flight I had cancelled, booked with rewards points, due to Typhoon Hagibis in...
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    Qantas Points with Afterpay

    Ultimately Afterpay will likely end up with credit checks however the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Sector is really Buy Now Pay Smarter. Many people don't need or shouldn't have a credit card and I think points earn for BNPL is the final frontier in credit cards falling away for the mass over credit...
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    Qantas improves conditions on vouchers

    So international flights are being cancelled to the end of July, Trans-Tasman June, so not sure how not waiving the change fees from 1 May is going stop people just waiting for refunds for flights during this period. Pretty stupid decision if they were trying to retain cash and get as many...
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    [I need] Qantas Points - Fast

    I find the purchases from wine take at the minimum four days now. My last two purchases was 5 days as per below then another three purchases before that, all this year, took 4 days. If you can't wait and need them now, you will probably have to pay for them which is instant, however it looks...
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    Is it Time to transfer/withdraw points from Velocity?

    The debt holders will control the company now, points holders are likely unsecured creditors. Depending on which way new equity holder/s go, you couldn't buy any easier immediate loyalty by trying to retain as many frequent flyers as you could, so in simple terms I would be limiting redemption...
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    Global Qantas Double Status Credits Offer (Book 20-26 Feb 2020; Fly: 28 Feb 2020-14 Feb 2021)

    Hi, I think I have a curly one, does anyone know how you work out the value of a fare remaining for a multi city trip that has already commenced. Just wondering if I am better of changing the dates over taking a credit voucher. I had booked CBR-MEL-SYD-DPS return under DSC and flew out on the...
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    Global Qantas Double Status Credits Offer (Book 20-26 Feb 2020; Fly: 28 Feb 2020-14 Feb 2021)

    I thought they would and well done for Qantas for recognising problems and coming to the party. I'm finishing my booking now.
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    Global Qantas Double Status Credits Offer (Book 20-26 Feb 2020; Fly: 28 Feb 2020-14 Feb 2021)

    They did the promo for revenue so if they want to leave it on the table because their website can't handle traffic I will spend with another airline as they already wasted my time tonight, I had around $9-10k I was looking at spending. The argument it has been open for days is not really valid...
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    Global Qantas Double Status Credits Offer (Book 20-26 Feb 2020; Fly: 28 Feb 2020-14 Feb 2021)

    If I can't book tonight and they don't I will be making bookings with other airlines.
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    Platinum Reward Seat Guarantee

    As Virgin doesn't fly there themselves it would depend on who the airlines are however if change in operating airlines or stopover of more than 24 hours when on same operating airline it's calculated per sector basis. Terms and Conditions; 2. The Points price for a Reward Seat will be based...
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    Platinum Reward Seat Guarantee

    Yes, your edit is correct. So market meaning if you can book through Virgin website it can basically be booked under this benefit; Once a year, be guaranteed to be able to redeem four return Economy Reward Seats to any domestic or international destination when travelling on any Virgin...
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