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    Best LHR T3 lounge option?

    Travelling out of LHR terminal 3 tomorrow on QF and was wondering what the best lounge might be as a QF WP? Tried searching with no luck but happy to be directed to a relevant thread of which I am sure there is one. I found one for almost every other port!
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    Limited seat selection QFi @ T-80?

    Have I outsmarted myself? Selected myself 33G (33F empty) upstairs on the A380 with the rest of the family downstairs taking up D/E/G in a row downstairs, set a seat alert thinking that if upgrades are handed out they will likely be from upstairs, potentially freeing up the rest of row 33 for...
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    Domestic Points Upgrade Instant vs. Waitlist?

    I have put in a upgrade points request for BNE - SYD - BNE on 738's. The BNE - SYD leg was confirmed instantly and the points deducted. The return is wait listed. I have had a look on expert flyer and it shows 1ACDF as blocked and no other seats taken. Would there be a reason to not confirm...
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    QF - sort yourself out!

    It started with the the removal of ATA. I had only once or twice stepped foot on a non QF/OW flight for four years before the removal of ATA, happy in the knowledge that on the very off chance I did fly someone else I could still get into a lounge. Since the removal of ATA (with a well timed...
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    New INT Economy Flex - Do I get a refund or just credit when cancelling?

    I am a bit confused by the wording in the fair conditions for the new international Economy Flex class. http://www.qantas.com.au/regions/amadeus/minirules/AUEUFLEX/ Are they saying a No Show gets charged $500 then the rest of the refund conditions apply, however a straight cancellation...
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    Anyone have lounge access experience (as family) flying VS as VA Plat?

    Looking at options for family trip to Europe and Virgin Atlantic is one (VS201/VS200). However, it appears according to the VA website, that as a family of 4 (with 4yo and 7yo) we effectively aren't going to get lounge access as kids count as guests and you can only take in a single guest (and...
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    MCT in Auckland, QF to NZ?

    I have booked QF BNE-AKL and NZ AKL-RAR on separate tickets. When I booked them I though I had plenty of time, but on review I have 2:10 between ETA and ETD. NZ seem to have a 90 min cut off for international check-in leaving us 40 mins. Assuming the QF flight arrives on time (is QF123...
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    VA to VX to DL and Back Again

    I am after some information/comments on a trip to the US I have booked next week. Travelling VA J BNE-LAX, then onto VX J LAX-DFW (both VA flight numbers on the same booking). Then, on a separate booking I have DL F DFW-SDF. On the return it is DL in F SDF-DFW, and then Y+ on the VX/VA legs...
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    first2biz.com, to good to be true?

    Has anyone had any experience with first2biz.com? Home I am not sure how, but my mum has been put onto them and they have quoted $4,200 including taxes for J SYD-LHR return on Oneworld airlines. They quoted this price a few weeks ago on the proviso that there were no seats at the time but they...
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    Is the maximum number of pax reduced for QF7 and/or QF8?

    The Sequels are travelling QF7 and QF8 in the next few weeks and I am wondering if, due to the marginal ability of the flight to make it without the splash and dash, do QF sell less than the maximum number of available seats, and if so by how much? Both flights are now unable to be booked via...
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    AA/QF Lounge Access for QF Plat in US with Family?

    Will be leaving from MSY on a QF flight number/AA metal to DFW, where after 4 hour transit will board QF8 home. Travelling with Mrs & 2 juniors (3 and 6 yo), however notice that on both the QF and AA websites they indicate that Plat + 1 guest is the limit for lounges. I know there can be some...
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    Federal Police bust hire cars companies at airports!

    Just dropped my hire car off at MEL. The chap checking the fuel level and handing out receipts told me he had just had a run in with the Feds. Victoria (as does QLD, and I assume other states) have a law which states it is an offence to leave an unattended vehicle unlocked. Some smart cookie...
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    Are ATR's really that much slower?

    Just about to book a trip BNE-EMD. Both QF and DJ depart BNE at 05:45, however QF, with the Dash 8-400 get into EMD 30 mins earlier than DJ with the ATR 72-500. (1:25 vs. 1:55). On the return, the ATR picks up 10 mins, but is still 20 mins slower than the Dash 8. Is the ATR really 30% slower...
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    Status Credits for Partner Non Points Earning Fares?

    I have an upcoming booking with MH which appears to be in X class. From the DJ points earning table Points Earn with Airline Partners | Velocity Frequent Flyer it would appear that X class on MH doesn't earn any points. Does this then mean it wont earn status credits either? Not overly worried...
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    QF005 4 Class sold as 3 in September?

    We are booked in J on QF005 SYD-SIN on the 7 September, and were trying to decide between upper deck or a row of 3 downstairs (3 pax). Previously the seat selection indicated it was either 2 or 3 class with 56J (uppper plus front and small second section). Now looking at seat selection, there...
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    Infant Not Allowed in Row 4 on QF 73H?

    Flight on a QF 73H booked tomorrow for all the Sequels, including an infant attached to me. T-80, went to allocate seats and to my surprise could select 4A,B & C. Get to the end of the seat selection process and it gives an error. Tried a few different options across different rows and it...
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    JASA One Way Ex CDK - Requires presentation of CC at office?

    I have tried to book a one way JASA CDK-BNE, however before I can select flights it gives me the spiel: "After you have completed your booking you will need to visit one of our offices below within two working days for credit card and signature verification. Your ticket will be issued once...
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    SIN O/Night Transfer, Ambassador & Using Baggage Services as Storage

    Looking at going through SIN on the way to Malaysia (using points to SIN, then MH/SQ/AK to KUL). Problem is the flight I am looking at arrives later than the last departure to KUL. As QF no longer interline/through check for separate PNR's, thinking of getting off the plane, checking in at...
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    QF Platinum Now Looking to a Future at DJ

    With the recent and upcoming "enhancements" to QFF, and especially the loss of anytime access for Platinum, going for DJ Gold (do you DJ'ers have similar inappropriate acronyms?) is looking like a real possibility. And with the softfall from QF WP to SG I can dedicate 11 months to DJG without...
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    QF 738's - The Curtain Is Back!

    QF616 MEL-BNE yesterday, and once the seat belt sign went out, the curtain between rows 3 and 4 was closed. It's easy for me to tell, as I am always facing it, rather than having my back to it! The great divide between the front and the back is again physical, not just psychological. Not sure...
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