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    QF domestic - luggage booked to stopover point only?

    Will Qantas check bags through to the first stop only on a two leg domestic flight? Or do they always insist on checking bags right through to final destination? I tried to call them to ask but message says it's more than a one hour wait on the phone at the moment. Thanks for any advice if...
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    Alternative online booking engine for QF.... more flight availability?

    Trying to book a return international flight with a domestic connecting flight at the Qantas website but getting limited options for the domestic leg... wanted to grab a few extra hours in the connecting city on the return flight so I'd like a flight later in the day. My question is how to get a...
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    Booking AA award flight from AU?

    Hey folks just hoping to get some up-to-date info on the best way to book an AA award flight out of Australia (specifically MEL to BKK on QF metal)? It's been a few years since I did this, last time was by phone through the local number (Fiji office?) which was quite an unpleasant experience - a...
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    Discount DC card anywhere?

    I'm considering dumping AMEX and switching to the personal DC + MC cards purely so I can transfer point to AA Aadvantage (yes I am aware of Citi's bad reputation and rude customer service). But the cards seem overpriced for what they offer; the reward points are OK but the travel insurance...
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    coughpy seats in new Qantas Boeing aircraft

    So I just had a flight an a shiny new Qantas 737, very nice! But about 30 min or so into the flight I began to realise the seat base was a little uncomfortable & it got worse from there. It seems the new seats have a lower quality foam pad but more importantly a flat base under this which I...
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    Semi-daft Q's about booking AAdvantage reward flights

    Hello, I tried to book an AU-US return trip via the aa.com website using points and soon figured out the only option is to phone them - at least that is what it tells me each time no matter what dates or routes I select. Reading through this forum I've gained a few tips (thanks folks) but also...
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    QF FF fee's / taxes up by 125%??

    We (2 adults + 1 infant) travelled from BNE to LAX in FEb this year. The booking was made in October 2004 & the total cost of fees was $AU370 for all of us. I just made virtually the same booking to LA (except from ADL & through SYD) during May (for April 2006 travel) but this time the total...
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