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    Jetstar, which airport KUL?

    Sorry if this has been asked before but I've searched and can't find an answer. I want to book a flight KUL to SIN. Does Jetstar fly out of KLIA or LCCT? I'm looking at Jetstar or Air Asia but I'd prefer to fly out of KLIA just to cut the time to get to the airport from KL Sentral.
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    Reminder- Categories change 1st March

    Just a reminder that hotel categories change 1st March. Most Australian hotels are going up. So if you are planning to redeem some nights with points you'll save by redeeming now.
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    Dynamic Currency Conversion in Europe

    We recently returned from Europe, visited Germany, Italy, Switzerland & Austria. Dynamic Currency Conversion was very widespread. Not only hotels but retail stores, restaurants and tourist attractions. In most cases I was asked which currency to charge and had to circle the local currency...
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    20% Discount when buying Starpoints

    20% discount when buying Starpoints until 31st December 2010 Link: https://buy.points.com/PointsPartnerFrames/partners/spg/container.html?language=EN&product=BUY&CAMPAIGNCODE=SWAccSumm In the past I have not been able to purchase from Australia. I bought a few this morning while the dollar is...
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    Currency conversion question

    Has anyone had this happen before? I have been using the Wizard Mastercard recently for a number of overseas hotel bookings, a few in Euro. I've been happy because the Mastercard currency conversion tool has been quite accurate with the amounts charged to my card. Then last transaction, I'm...
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    Up to 35% more miles when converting hotel points

    I know nothing about AAdvantage but I know some of you like to transfer hotel points through them. This link may be of interest: Earn AAdvantage Miles On Hotels
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    How many cabin bags do I need to buy?

    We have a couple of flights booked within Europe with Lufthansa and Swiss. The cabin bag dimensions are 55x40x20cm. This is the same regardless of class booked. I have 2 cabin bags but both are wider than 20cm. As the overall dimensions of one of my bags is pretty small, but it is 25cm wide...
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    Show about A380 tonight

    Last week I stumbled upon a show on SBS called Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections. It contained a segment on Hong Kong airport and was quite interesting. This week it is about the A380. On tonight at 7.30pm on SBS in Sydney, not sure about other states.
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    Free Viva Sydney card - discounts

    Hi everyone I saw this and thought I'd pass it on. Viva Sydney I think the get 2 buffets for the price of 1 at the Corn Exchange restaurant at Four Points Darling Harbour is a good deal. Some other offers as well.
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    25% Online Redemption Discount for Selected Flights in Economy and Business Class

    Just received an email from KrisFlyer. Link: Singapore Airlines
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    1000 bonus points per stay April

    This is a promo for Flyertalkers but says it can be passed on to anyone so here is the link. https://www.spgpromos.com/FlyerTalkPromo/?EM=VTY_FT2010
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    Free Starwood Gold plus 1K pts per night

    It's easy to invite friends and colleagues to join SPG®. Just fill in your member information, add your friends' and colleagues' email addresses and submit by February 28, 2010. We'll send a message to each of your referrals, and you'll be on your way to earning bonus Starpoints®. You'll receive...
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    New promo coming

    I was talking to Amex a few days ago and the CSR said there would be an opportunity to boost my points, starting September 1st. Sounds like it will involve the major supermarkets and service stations. I doubt it will be targeted as she said certain products will have a sign offering bonus...
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    Air New Zealand new partner

    I couldn't see this reported previously. Just received notification by mail from Amex. Air New Zealand will be an airline rewards partner from March 2009. There are no details about redemption rate at this stage.
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    VS UC HKG-SYD snooze zone?

    We are flying VS upper class HKG-SYD in May and have been allocated seats 2A & 3A. From V-flyer the aircraft is A340-600 config 1 and the seats are good, however I don't know if they are in snooze zone. This is our first flight with VS and UC (or anything like it, usually QF cattle class) so I...
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    Transfer Amex for 50% Bonus?

    Hi, I need some help. My husband is going to cancel his Amex card and so needs to transfer out 50K points. At the moment we can get a 50% bonus for transfer to Velocity but we don't know if this is the best option for us. Points situation : Currently combined we have 270K with Qantas and 310K...
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    Virgin Atlantic 20% Bonus available again

    Redeem membership points before 30th April 2007 and get 20% more flying club miles. Go to American Express Australia - Membership Rewards I did very nicely last time this promo was available so thought I would let everyone know.
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    5000 bonus points offer

    Mr Snufl has received an offer from Amex. Spend $5000 between 1st Nov & 31st Jan, receive 5000 bonus points. He has an Amex Gold Charge Card 1:1 ff points. He used to put all his spending on that card but recently I got him a supplementary Amex Maximiser card 1:1.5 ff points. So his spending...
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    How much for supplementary card?

    I have been looking at Citibank website and am considering their silver card to replace Ezy Mastercard. The $69 fee for 1:1 ff points looks good for me but I can't find the fee for a supplementary card. Anyone know? Many thanks.
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    Join Virgin Atlantic?

    Just received an offer from AMEX. Transfer points to Virgin Atlantic before September 30 and get 20% bonus. I have 230,000 points in my Qantas FF account and will transfer another 30,000 from Ezy Mastercard before it dies (how sad, but that is another topic). My husband has more than 200,000...
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