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Recent content by Sojourner

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    Travelling from CBR to SIN today? I need your help (13 August)

    In the end I posted it via courier, and rebooked the flight for later this week to enable enough time it to arrive. It's cost us a bit of money, but sometimes you just have to take it on the chin. I totally understand if people don't want to take responsibility for other people's documents (as...
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    Travelling from CBR to SIN today? I need your help (13 August)

    Not enough time for the courier to guarantee it will get there on time unfortunately.
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    Travelling from CBR to SIN today? I need your help (13 August)

    Tried this.... spoke to someone at the counter working for SQ, but they said they could not take responsibility for official documents.
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    Travelling from CBR to SIN today? I need your help (13 August)

    My wife is in Singapore and needs to fly out on Wednesday afternoon - but I have her passport and I'm in Canberra right now! I would be grateful if anyone flying out of CBR to SIN today could help us out. I' can drop the passport off to you and she'll come pick it up from you in Singapore from...
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    Velocity Amex Platinum referral offer is now 60,000 bonus points

    Just letting you know that the Velocity Amex referral links are now all for 60,000 bonus points (all the old ones claiming to be 100k will now redirect you to the 60k offer). That's not as nice as 100,000 anymore which seems to be ending, but still better than the 50k being offered through the...
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    Qantas FF announcement 20 June - "biggest overhaul" in program history

    When I saw the headline, I could hear in the distance the collective groan coming from the AFF community. :D
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    How do Hilton treat you as an Elite?

    Rooms are small, tired... just some of the many reasons to look elsewhere in Sydney.
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    Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum Card Discontinued

    You are right. I checked my email it I did receive an email on the same day saying "Your Hilton Honors account has been updated" - I had booked a reward night stay two days before and I had assumed it was just a delayed notification that points had been deducted. Logging into the system to...
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    Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum Card Discontinued

    Email received on 30 April: Dear Sojourner, We’re getting in touch to remind you that from tomorrow you’ll start earning Macquarie Rewards points on your credit card. Don’t forget, from 1 July 2019 you’ll enjoy the benefits of no international purchase fees on your new card~. To say...
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    Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum Card Discontinued

    Has anyone received their free night reward certificate yet? They said it would be sent this month.
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    Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum Card Discontinued

    Was your card embossed? My card is not embossed with the credit card number. Not sure if its by design or part of that faulty batch. Will find out when I go to use it I guess...
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    Macquarie Platinum Card with Qantas Points (40,000 QFF bonus points)

    Instant. After I pay with my card, a notification gets pushed to my phone.
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    Veterans to receive Priority Boarding & "thank you for your service"

    Why is it not cringeworthy? If there was a call to give veterans priority boarding and thanks over the PA every time they boarded a train, a bus, a tram, a ferry would you call that cringeworthy? What about giving veterans priority to skip the queues for concerts and sporting events, surely...
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    Hilton Honors Macquarie Platinum Card

    I've only had this card since late December. Stayed maybe 10 nights in total. Logged in the other day to Hilton to make a booking and somehow I have gone from Gold to Diamond? I definitely did NOT put anywhere near 40k on the card to get comp Diamond, nor have I met the usual hurdles with...
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    Qantas priority boarding - crippled by Communists?

    QF could easily just copy VA's very effective PB system... no idea why they haven't after all these years. Next time some crappy staffer pulls this stunt, make a point to acknowledge their decision by name. e.g. If denied boarding in a non-priority boarding lane, I would suggest saying in a...