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Recent content by MELso

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    Spirits and liqueur deals

    Aberlour 12yo double cask scotch $59.95 at Dan's and 1st Choice: https://www.danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_792092/aberlour-12-year-old-double-cask-scotch-whisky-700ml Aberlour 12YO Scotch Whisky 700mL | First Choice Liquor
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    Answered Best Economy class

    Indeed, but it's difficult to book JAL at a reasonable price two weeks out. Personally, I'd go QR if it's not on the 787. At any rate, the OP should jump onto ITA Matrix and see what's on offer.
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    BKK-CDG J 730$ 9W (Jet Airways)

    Ummm... Solvency?
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    BKK-CDG J 730$ 9W (Jet Airways)

    Book with extreme care: Jet Airways is going down the gurgler financially... Jet Airways grounds aircraft as new era beckons
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    JL/AY PEY Oz-Europe $2413

    The last day for premium economy on JAL from MEL-NRT is 6 May (EDIT not 3 May as I had stated but the loads are very full already). After that date, MEL-NRT will be flown by a 788 in E12 config (see: Boeing787-8 (788) / Aircrafts and seats). A few observations. First the NRT-HEL leg can be on...
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    Answered Any Emirates, Qatar, Ethiad discount codes?

    AUMCC17 for up to 8% off EK... May have to pay by debit MasterCard though...
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    BA invests in Norwegian

    Speaking of Norwegian Air’s financial viability, it looks like they may be lurching into a liquidity crisis. Norwegian Issues Statement on End-of-Year Shutdown Speculation Something to be mindful of if you’re looking to book tickets (which I was, although may book Ryanair instead)...
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    JAL business class Melbourne - Tokyo. Is it worth it?

    A spot of thread bumpage to resolve the ongoing question of what config the 787 is in on the MEL-NRT run going forward. JAL has fantastic connections flying MEL-NRT-HEL and there's usually an AY codeshare waiting at the end to whisk you off to wherever you need to get to in northern or central...
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    March 10th-17th Melbourne to Orlando flexible dates, cheapest price?

    Check Skyscanner, Kayak etc... Also need to know how flexible you are re dates etc...
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    Latest Just Wines coupons (expiring at midnight tonight): GRAB50 for $50 off $175 and GRAB100 for $100 off $350. Just ordered some Oakridge Willowlake Pinot half bottles and more Red Claw chardonnay half bottles. Came to just under $300 (less CR)...
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    They've shipped my Red Claw pinot, chardonnay and shiraz half bottles purchased with the $100 and $50 coupons. Three dozen half bottles heading my way now. :-D
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    Thanks for this. I have successfully managed to use both 100easter and 50easter across 2 orders (the Red Claw half bottles of pinot noir, chardonnay and shiraz; ended up being ~$10/btl after Cashrewards).
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    The Pinot Noir Thread

    Fans of Paringa Estate should note that the 2012 Estate (mid-tier) pinot noir can be had for $586.26 for a case of 12 (~$49 a bottle) in the Grays eBay sale. Paringa `Estate` Pinot Noir 2012 12 X 750ml VIC | eBay
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    New Changes to Citi Cards

    Actually, we end up paying for it through higher prices. With few extra benefits but higher prices likely, you could argue it's the David Foster Wallace of credit cards - Infinite Jest... Still, I suppose they have to keep the benefits up somehow, because if it's correct that interchange rates...
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    My first time at the pointy end: VN and AF from MEL-CDG

    It’s been up to a month since the events in this post, but over the past few weeks, Burt Bacharach has inspired me as I travelled between Rome and Paris. Trains I started to write this post about a month ago sitting in ‘Business Class’ on the OBB Railjet between Vienna and Zurich (having...
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