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    Ideas for 10hr stopover HKG

    I have a 10 hour stopover (1330 - 2330) in HKG next week and wondering if I should stay in the airport or head into the city. I have been to Hong Kong once a couple of years ago for the Rugby 7's. I was there for 3 days and lets just say I don't remember much. Any ideas? I am Oneworld Sapphire...
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    RTW options and help for NRT and BOG

    A friend of mine (nah really) is travelling next month from PER and wants stops in NRT and BOG. I suggested he should start looking at getting himself oneway to SIN/NRT/JKT/MNL and start a LONE3/4 or Global Explorer or Circle Pacific. He only needs stops in Japan and Colombia however i think...
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    Online check in and points upgrades

    Does online check in (say at T-24 hours) have any effect on how requested points upgrades may come through?
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    Where have my bookings gone?

    Just logged into the Your Bookings on Qantas website and got the message No Qantas bookings are recorded against your Frequent Flyer membership. Strange because I had bookings there yesterday. Anyone else having this problem?
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    Another upgrade thread

    I know upgrades have been discussed at length in several posts but I am still unclear how the ranking and selection process works. Does a WP who requests an upgrade 2 days prior trump a SG on waitlist for 87 days? Does someone with surname starting with A get preference over Mr X if requests...
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    Taxes increased from fare ex SIN

    Is it just me, or have charges/taxes for QF fares ex SIN to Australia increased significantly? (eg SIN-PER-SIN is $530 SGD in charges/taxes)
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    Quick check kiosk - day before possible?

    I am flying PER-SYD this afternoon with Virgin. (best fare of the day policy). I am actually a virgin Virgin but this is a QF question. I return tomorrow SYD-PER on the QF evening flight. I leave too early today (>24 hours) to check-in online for the QF flight tomorrow and am wondering can I...
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    QF Awards Premium Econ colour change

    Not sure if mentioned before but I just noticed when trying to book a premium economy seat with Qantas that they have changed the colour scheme to yellow. Certainly a lot easier to distinguish than the previous colour.
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    SIN-BKK aircraft change

    On an award PER-BKK around xmas and was looking forward to upstairs on a 747 SIN-BKK however it seems they have replaced the aircraft with a 777-300. Anyone know why the megatops have been pulled from this route?
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    Mileage runs from HNL

    Will be in Hawaii in a couple of months for a well deserved holiday. I was thinking of doing a mileage run also (what else would you do on holidays?) Anyone got any good suggestions? Currently looking at YUPP fares to BOS. The best combinations I can come up with are HNL-LAX-DFW-BOS-LAX-HNL...
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    2.9% balance transfer for 18 months

    I am currently using Australia Post mail redirection service and recently received a targeted offer from Citibank. Thanks Australia Post! www.citibank.com.au/cardsoffer CODE - DDN472DJ. Not great value but appears there are a number of codes out there (ie Gold no annual fee ever - Code...
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    Dream job?

    Saw this on the OneWorld site and thought it might interest some here http://www.oneworld.com/content/library/ow%20jd%20mgr%20ffp%20and%20fare%20products%20_07-03-21_.pdf
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    xONE3 fares from Australia

    Is is possible to have an xONE3 fare from Australia? If not what is the fare basis for this fare Australian Travel Agent : Best Flights - discount travel - Travel Agent Australia Cheers Matt
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    *class points on QF domestic

    I am looking at travelling PER-HNL return in September on Jetstar in StarClass. The online booking allows me to book this as a single fare. My question to Jetstar (which I was on hold for 45 minutes last night) was would I earn QF business class SC for the PER-SYD leg of the flight. After...
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    Lurkers

    Greetings All First post. Excellent site that gets used regularly by myself for invaluable tips and travel information that has saved me dollars and gained me status. On several occasions I have found myself being able to provide facts/answers to a question (without responding), disagreeing to...
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