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    ANZ Platinum, 50k bonus QFF points after $1500 spend, no annual fee first year

    Yeh, I've previously sought to cancel, and then had fee reduced. Works every year.
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    ANZ Platinum, 50k bonus QFF points after $1500 spend, no annual fee first year

    Hmm, my statement date is the 20th of each month. So we'll see. I guess if it doesnt come through, I should call up yeh?
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    ANZ Platinum, 50k bonus QFF points after $1500 spend, no annual fee first year

    I've received 3 statements to date, and am halfway through my 4th (so presumably going through my 4th month). I've spent well over the $1500 on the platinum, but haven't seen the 50k points hit yet. Will it happen after the this current period is over (i.e. issue of 4th statement)? Or should it...
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    Airport sleeping

    Hi Markis, thanks for the advice. Could you elaborate a bit more on that? Thanks, Smoety
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    Airport sleeping

    It's not a matter of being able to afford it. I guess unless you've gone down the path of long-term budget travel, it's probably something you don't understand. It's the ability to save costs where you can by being smart...if we can save a nights worth of accomo, we can use that for another...
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    Airport sleeping

    We booked on points :) Otherwise, we definitely wouldnt be able to afford it. We're looking at doing a year in Europe on a budget. So anywhere we can save money is a bonus! I know it sounds contradictory, but given that we both managed to scrounge up points through flying with work and credit...
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    Airport sleeping

    Hey guys, Quick question. A mate and I are flying into dubai landing around 1am in the morning. We're flying in business class (on emirates) via singapore. Wondering what options there were for sleeping in airport until the morning (i.e. 7-8am). We've got an onwards business ticket (emirates...
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    Qantas Frequent Flyer Tips + Travel advice!

    Hey guys, Finally made the booking! 2xJ seats to Dubai (via SG) and onto London. Although, the seating for Emirate legs (SG to DXB and DXB to London) on the Qantas site are quite different to the A380 plan on seatguru...any ideas as to why this is? Thanks for all the help and advice! Cheers...
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    Booking J seats for 2 ppl

    Hey guys, we're at the stage that we're ready to book our flights...ive found 1 in March that goes from brisbane to dubai (via SG) which is J seats for both legs. Ideally, we'd like to go around start of April...is anyone able to check if there are any left? We're Bronze members so assuming we...
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    Booking J seats for 2 ppl

    Hey guys, This may have already been answered. If so, please direct me to the relevant thread. Question: My mate and I are looking at booking J seats (using points) to London via Dubai (stop over for a few days). So effectively a multi-city booking. As it stands, we should have enough points...
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    Qantas Frequent Flyer Tips + Travel advice!

    No, we don't know how to speak German, although willing to learn some basics in order to "get by"...We'd probably enjoy some hospitality work over an office job, so hopefully there are some hostel/bar jobs floating around. How do I go about getting a bank account set up? Will I need...
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    ANZ Platinum, 50k bonus QFF points after $1500 spend, no annual fee first year

    T&Cs state bonus points may take up to 4 months to process...My understanding is that the once you've hit your spend, your application is placed in a queue, and will be processed in batches.
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    Qantas Frequent Flyer Tips + Travel advice!

    Hey Matt, I originally thought it was only UK and France that you could score a Visa with, but obviously have since done some research into this. We settled on Germany as we thought it might be the more logical choice out of a few of the other European countries (i.e. Italy, Denmark, France...
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    Travel Insurance to Europe for 1 year

    I'm going for up to a year. How well does this compare?
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