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    New meaning of Full Flex

    I was in the CBR QF Lounge – last night. With Mrs and the 7 year old, trying to go CBR-BNE. Many SYD flights werr canx First, with the strong winds in SYD, operations were cut down to one runway. So backlogs inevitable. All day. Why the announcements were so late was a mystery to me and...
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    How can I get a shower in MEL? and other crazy scheduling..

    BYO Towel - lol Bring a towel suddenly reminded me of the first chapter of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy where the advice to the new intergalactic traveller was to BYO towel. well it amused me .. but I do need more sleep night all Gary
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    How can I get a shower in MEL? and other crazy scheduling..

    Thanks All The MH schedule looks achievable - but dumb question, how do I book it as classic? ( I have 250k points) I try to book on the QF website but MH doesn't show up as an option. Gary
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    How can I get a shower in MEL? and other crazy scheduling..

    Thanks ric The date is immovable - its an AGM. Do those Express passes make much difference. I think I saw some on Ebay once. naughty but necessary G
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    How can I get a shower in MEL? and other crazy scheduling..

    I was hoping that some of the experienced flyers can help me with a work around on a crazy travel schedule. In August I will be with the family in coughet, with a special birthday Thur 10th August , but I now find I need to be in MEL for an hour the next day More specifically I need to be in...
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    QF flight search engine even dodgier? Please no!

    a remedy? Around two years ago (and discussed here) I found an annoying glitch in the QF pricing. From memory, prices for identical dates, flights (BNE-MNL-BNE) and class booked online were · Full payment on card $1,300 · Cash outbound, Classic return $1,700 + 40,000...
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    Appalling service and care from Qantas

    REMEDY Appalling service and care from Qantas - apply to Airline Customer Advocate Dear Mike With all the wealth of experience here I'm surprised that no one suggested to use the Airline Customer Advocate Home .. For those who are not familiar, the ACA is an industry funded body...
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    Qantas Lost Baggage: How Qantas can improve the customer experience

    I can’t wait to lose my luggage again (oh oh – here’s Gary with another weird post.) I have had lost / missed connection luggage four times in many years of travel. What always seems odd to me is when one piece makes the connection and the other does not. I like my gadgets and recently...
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    Admin: Agoda max promo not working?

    Good work admin - thanks for fixing this so quickly Gary
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    Admin: Agoda max promo not working?

    I just tested for that - same hotel identical booking but different browser and direct to AGODA - (not clicking though the AFF email ) and the price is the same so to genuinely be 10% off - the code AGODAFF must work. or else the deal is BS. You can’t contact AGODA by phone without a booking...
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    Admin: Agoda max promo not working?

    Agoda AFF - "This Promotion code has already been used" great offer - I just tried to book for a promotion eligible hotel but something is wrong - it wont accept the code as it has already been used? sounds like they set it up as a single use code only? Screen shots available...
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    QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked."

    Re: QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked Great advice - thanks I have tripit, but have had it for a year, but then again an upgrade could have made tripit more aggressive. I'll leave it unchanged and lest see. it hasn't given any error...
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    QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked."

    Re: QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked interesting news .. but no I don't have award wallet
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    QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked."

    Re: QFF Accounts Hacked or IT stuffup? "Your Frequent Flyer account has been locked yes, true and one for consideration, though I was told that this was not what seemed to have happened in my case. Though I'm not sure how the agent would know that. in any case the sudden surge in PIN...
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