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I can confirm Ozstamps summary of events - I mean no Happy Hour as originally scheduled flight was 3:30pm - cripes how mean can you get Virgin?
Anyway - home at last - relaxing with a pre-retiring adult beverage.
Anyway - it was very nice to meet a fellow AFFer and his better half.
We were not even allowed to join the (manual) checkin queue as they were trying to get earlier flights through first so we went through security with our bags so we could wait in the lounge - will need to return to checkin at some point as our bags are too large to carry on.
Yes that's us - TripIt shows new time of 4:30pm but departure board still shows 15:35pm - but agent in the lounge says it could change - in the past I've found TripIt to be more accurate than other sources in these instances.
Same as first call. Asked for number of miles Africa to Syd. Gave the routings and agent again quoted 113.5K miles. I asked how come as award chart said 86K and she said OK. Booked and ticketed at lower amount
looking for advice/experience - want to book award with SQ (but *A itinerary) - MRU-JNB (on SA) - SIN-SYD and was quoted 125,000 points instead of 86,000 (Africa - South Pacific) - agent could not explain why, So either this is an error or itinerary is considered back-tracking (MRU-JNB) - any ideas.
No way would I try this connection - go the night before stay at airport hotel - relax - TG's current schedule to/from SYD is very unworkable for us Aussies trying to get to Europe. (met an TG pilot by chance while skiing in Zermatt recently and even he said he can't understand the rationale...
After several calls to ANZ customer service - here is my understanding of using this card in overseas ATMs:
Withdrawal from credit account - no fee (from ANZ) and no 3% fx but interest charged from the day you withdraw (unless card has a credit balance) - ATM owner may charge a fee which is...