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  1. andye

    Australian state border restrictions

    Sorry if this is basic but what is the situation for transitting MEL from SYD for an international flight in December? Permit needed? Risky option?
  2. andye

    Where is this photo taken? (Anyone can post a photo)

    Tunisia playing Tattooine?
  3. andye

    Where is this photo taken? (Anyone can post a photo)

    Not Bogota then either..:)
  4. andye

    Dec 21/Jan 22 list of airlines with Y inventory open for return to Australia

    CX seems to be available now but the prices I looked at were pretty scary (There was a Y+ award seat MEL-HKG in early Dec so must be some redemption seats loading)
  5. andye

    Predictions of when international flights may resume/bans lifted

    Anyone planning to (at least temporarily) relocate to NSW for business reasons?
  6. andye

    If That's The Worst Thing that Can Happen.... (very belated trip report)

    Magnificent TR-well worth waiting for 😀 Thank you
  7. andye

    Australian Reports of the Virus Spread

    The denominators are based on census projections. There are likely to be more people being vaccinated in ACT than were there on the census night before this year's This is most easily seen in the NSW university postcodes which appear to have neglible vaccination rates as so many fewer are...
  8. andye

    Predictions of when international flights may resume/bans lifted

    I suspect the airlines are worried about offloading a group of pax from QLD/WA/ACT(!)/SA/TAS/NT at SYD and what happens to them. Not to mention any unvaccinated individuals staying in NSW.They need clarity
  9. andye

    Vaccine Rollout in Australia - personal accounts.

    13yo Mstr andye3 had his second jab today. The Olympic Park hub was much less busy than a few weeks ago and he had been jabbed 2 minutes before his scheduled appointment time. Forgot his passport but they accepted my driving license as ID
  10. andye

    New Amex statement credits

    No Vogue on mine yet but do have a Vintage Cellars 200/20 on Charge
  11. andye

    General COVID-19 Vaccine Discussion

    Just read in the UK Telegraph (may be paywalled) that 17% of British patients on ECMO (the highest level of intensive care) are unvaccinated pregnant women. This is a potentially hesitant group but this accentuates the importance of vaccination for them...
  12. andye

    Lufthansa to charge for spirits & snacks on long-haul flights

    Bit of a storm in a teacup IMO If you are being fed meals, snacks are really an optional extra and beer/wine available. Most people aren't expending a lot of energy on a flight. Admittedly I'd favour G&T outside of mealtimes but personally wouldn't object to paying for the privilege (if I found...
  13. andye

    Cheap BKK Business (Light) fares to Europe

    From headforpoints Seems to be pretty cheap in the other direction too Assumptions being you can get to BKK and Restrictions not onerous It is a no frills fare but OW status should mitigate
  14. andye

    Australian Reports of the Virus Spread

    Agreed-there is an epidemic of misinformation. Fortunately the ones who swallow it seem to be less than 10% of the population I found the data most interesting for how even one vaccine dose makes such a difference
  15. andye

    Australian Reports of the Virus Spread

    Latest NSW surveillance reports (to 25 September) is out Data on hospitalisation/ICU by vaccine status
  16. andye

    New AAdvantage Points Purchase/Transfer Discount+Bonus Offer

    Might be a bit of a gamble. See this thread...
  17. andye

    New Amex statement credits

    But...but it's inconsistent and not fair 😉
  18. andye

    Australian Reports of the Virus Spread

    I wince when she on the radio. Almost guaranteed to undermine vaccine strategies/confidence and/or push for even greater restrictions each time she is on
  19. andye

    CC churning - equifax scores

    My score jumped from 857 to 1025 this month. For the first time, closing credit cards is mentioned as one of the 4 factors influencing my score (positively)
  20. andye

    Predictions of when international flights may resume/bans lifted

    I've seen jumbo Toblerones in Coles. Usually only see them in the airport-wonder if Duty Free has been offloading. Looking forward to buying one in its natural environment