Recent content by SheikYerbouti

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    Virgin adds/increases Cairns, Darwin, Townsville routes.

    Could explain why I just got notified of my September SYD-CNS flights shifting in time by 30 mins.
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    I'm in the VA Lounge thread

    Asked a person, who was standing there in front of the counters waiting, people could walk up, ask for something from behind a rope, and she would turn around to the counter and pick up the item and pass it to them.
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    I'm in the VA Lounge thread

    SYD lounge yesterday 11am - toasted ham & cheese sandwiches under the warmer, nice looking salad bowls, and good fresh chicken sandwiches individually wrapped. Attendant handed them out on request. OOL lounge this morning 8am, bowls of cereal, muffins, banana bread, fruit. I was quite happy...
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    VA to Extend status for Some until 30th September 2022

    Yes, I had already had status extended with an expiry date of late 2022... then I received this email with "special privilege" of having my expiry date moved forward to March 2022. My Velocity app shows the new earlier expiry of Mar 2022. Luckily my Apple Wallet velocity card still shows the...
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    Free ** GONE ** 2 x Qantas General Lounge passes - expire 22 March

    I'm interested - travelling with a colleague on 17 March from SYD....
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    Update on VA Lounges? [BNE/SYD/MEL/PER/OOL/ADL/CBR now open]

    Syd T2 - I haven't been there for 4 weeks, but at the time it was limited to 1 or 2 of the cafes and Pie Face. Majority of outlets were closed. Hopefully they are reopening and people are getting back to work. In T3 (QF) there was 1 cafe and Mad Mex and that's it... but to be fair with 12...
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    VA status extensions

    My SG review date is next week (X Dec 2020). I re-qualified back in March 2020 and haven't been able to fly since then. My wife is also SG (review date was X Sept 2020), and she was automatically sent a new SG card expiring X Sept 2021). So I believe my SG will be automatically extended to X...
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    I'm in the QF Lounge thread

    Flying QF from Syd at 0830 next Wed, a regional flight. Is the Syd lounge open? Website says "from Sept" but also "closed." I'm not a QFF (I'm a Velocity plat) but was considering buying a pass online to try it out.
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    Krisflyer miles refunds - Taking forever! Anyone else with this problem?

    Requested cancellation Tues. Email received Wed confirming refund of taxes paid in cash, due in 4-6 weeks (like everyone else). KF miles used to buy tickets, credited back into account today.
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    Krisflyer miles refunds - Taking forever! Anyone else with this problem?

    Now that SQ has extended the refund policy to flights up to Nov 30 (booked before Mar) I submitted my cancellation requests today, for flights I had booked for the end of Sept. I immediately received a "Refund request acknowledgement" email, but we'll see how long it takes for points to appear...
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    Velocity & Status credits

    ...assuming that VFF even exists in the new airline.
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure? [Now in Voluntary Administration]

    Losing J wouldn't bother me, an extra 4 rows of Economy X would still allow the option for something a bit nicer. As people have said, with most flights being under 2.5 hrs its not that big a deal. I hope VFF remains with Lounges, luggage perks, and priority check in stays though, those 3 things...
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    Virgin Australia bookings going forward.

    I had a flight booking Syd - Hobart for the first week of July. Last night I opened the Velocity app to find it has vanished from my "Upcoming trips" tab. I tried to re-add it with my reference number and got the message "You cannot add a cancelled flight." I haven't received any contact from...
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    Latest Flybuys Offer

    Steamrail is Liquorland's home brand. Its horse piss dressed up with "craft style" labelling.