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Recent content by ElegantCow

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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    Used my complimentary upgrade from a Flexi Fare to Business. There were only 5 people in the 'The Business' cabin of the A332 for the 8.45 pm departure out of MEL bound for PER. I was offered a pre-takeoff drink and chose the sparkling wine (no photo sorry!) The service started soon after...
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    Virgin Australia Velocity Platinum Club

    I manged to the do the HBA-MEL-BNE-DUD return in Business which I had booked during the double status credit promo and it netted me a nice 760 SC. Couple that with what I already had flying between PER and MEL, I finally switched over to Platinum. This will be the first time I am anything...
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    Virgin Lounge Food

    Pork Noodles between 12:30 and about 2:30 (approx times)and then there was a beef brisket roll with tomato chutney at BNE.
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    Answered VA DSC Dunedin Run

    My partner and I did the inbound leg (HBA-MEL-BNE-DUD) on 6th July 2019. We are staying in Dunedin for six nights and traveling around in a hire car. The flight into DUD arrived 0010 hrs but we had already booked a shuttle into Dunedin which dropped us right outside our Airbnb. Probably worth...
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    Virgin Australia Business Class Catering - Service, Meal times, Menus

    I had three Business Saver flights on 6th July 2019, HBA-MEL-BNE-DUD. HBA-MEL was a 10.15am departure and had the option of a potato and spinach slice (photo below), and chicken (and something other) finger sandwiches. MEL-BNE (12:30pm departure) and BNE-DUD (6:00pm departure) had the same...
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    New international lounge arrrangements from 28 Oct 2018

    I was in the Premium Plaza Lounge in BNE on 6th July 2019. I arrived after 3.00pm and the lounge only had about 10 people in it. The airport itself was really quiet! Eventually the lounge was maybe half full. The drink service was good but the food was mediocre. Initially there were Arancini...
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