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  1. deka2

    Grand Hyatt Melbourne Parking

    I have a two night stay at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne next week. Usually there are Wilson Book-A-Bay deals around $11, but they appear to have dried up, at least for 4th and 5th December. I have checked a few other Wilson Carparks in the area without luck. Grand Hyatt is asking $60 for valet...
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    Conrad Centennial Singapore Renovations

    A few photos of the newly renovated Suite on Level 9 which is due to be open today. We were given a tour of the floor by a Hilton employee who was justifiably very proud of the new rooms The standard rooms have a 55" tv in them and the beds are lower. Many more power points and storage.
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    Weekend Reward Certificate

    I have a weekend Hilton Honors Reward Certificate from Macquarie with an expiry of February, 2017. Am I able to make a booking now for a date post February, 2017 and have it honored, or does the stay date have to be before the expiry date.
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    Overnight Parking Grand Hyatt Melbourne

    Where do people park overnight when staying at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne. $50 valet, or use Wilson parking I went to the Wilson site and clicked book a Bay. My quote doesn't seem correct Night Parking In 18.00 Out 07.30 next day Cost 7.00 plus 50c booking fee, with an allowance of an...
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    CMB to SIN in J. Which airline

    I have to make a booking for early next year, CMB to SIN Sri Lanka Air and Emirates are about the same price, but I would like to earn some points and SC’s on this booking. If I book with Sri Lanka Air and quote my QF number, am I correct that should earn QF points and 90sc’s. What about...
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    F reward seats 10th May 2016 QF2

    Only Silver but as at 2.17 AEST today there are two F reward seats showing on QF2 LHR-SYD No good for us, a bit early May help someone
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    Hilton Check In Email

    First time i have received an email like this I don't see the advantage of checking in online, particularly as I am hoping for an upgrade.
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    New ACCOR Private Sale

    The Private Sale is back! Be the first to save up to 30% across Australia and up to 50% in key destinations worldwide with advanced access, exclusively for members. Hurry, bookings close 30 April 2015. Booked 2 nights for 1 in Zurich for July.
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    1st Ashes Test Cardiff 8th-12th July 2015

    Anyone going to the first test in July. We will be in London that week and have booked tickets for the first day.
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    Curry paste as a LAG

    We have two flights at the end of the week. EK F BKK-HKG ( as a QF Award redemption) then on to QF 128 HKG-SYD Our bags will be under the carryon weight. My query is, we have bought 8 sachets (80GM each)s of curry paste and I’m a bit concerned about screening at BKK and the gate at HKG. We would...
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    Book with Citi, Free Lounge Pass

    I received a booklet from Citibank with a few offers in it. Mostly rubbish, but this caught my eye Not sure of the details, but may be worthwhile
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    Double Points In April

    My Wife received the following offer this Afternoon. Looks like this will be the card of choice next month. Dear xx_X Spend on your Citibank Rewards Credit Card - Signature ending in xx_X three times or more in April and we'll double your reward points1. This is...
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    Reward Redemption Dilemma

    I’m just after a bit of advice Wanted to try 1st Class on QF and after watching SYD-HKG realised that as a bronze, there was only ever going to be one F reward seat available. Agreed with Mrs Deka2 I would fly up in F with her in J, and visaversa the return. Booked the flights SYD-HKG 15th...
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    Lounge Access LHR transferring from J to whY

    In May 2014 we are travelling MH J from KUL–LHR and then transferring to a BA flight to BCN. The J BA flight is STG276 and the economy STG50 If our BA to BCN was in whY, will we be able to access a lounge at LHR, given the terms on the Oneworld site “Connecting between oneworld marketed and...
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    MASA booking [Tel. No.] from overseas

    I have just checked my dates for booking a MASA for January in 2015 and realised we will be in the Philippines (Boracay) at that critical time. Hoping for an F redemption, so obviously time is important Does anyone know of an alternative to the 1300 366 587 that I could use?
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    Parking in/around HOTP (Melbourne Hilton on the Park)

    Status: Gold Property: HOTP Date: 2-4 Sept Booked: Hilton Guest Room $205 AAA rate Received: King Executive room 17th Floor facing the MCG My third stay at HOTP and whilst the rooms are a bit old the service sure makes up for it. Check-in was a breeze, upgrade and breakfast downstairs offered...
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    Points Required Transfer? 85% or 100% to Enrich

    Just a quick question. About to transfer points for a 2 one way J to Paris next year. Only want to transfer just over the 86,700 required. Given you can’t go past the select flight screen if you have insufficient points, will the system recognise the 15% discount at that point in time, or do...
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    QF127 (747) or CX A330 J

    We start our Oneworld 280K trip in a couple of weeks with QF127 (747) to HK in J, seated 16AB. I have noticed that CX have been releasing some J seats SYD-HKG, and I am a bit unsure whether I should stay loyal to QF or pay the points change fee and jump ship to CX. They would both be daytime...
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    Australian Bridge Federation Members Travel Insurance

    A client of mine just told me about the Travel Insurance he has, through the Australian Bridge Federation and thought it may be of some use to other AFF'ers. The main advantage appear to be Pre-existing medical conditions are covered. I haven't looked that closely at the fineprint as it...
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    Sydney Air NZ Lounge

    Sitting in the Air NZ lounge with my wife, enjoying a well deserved G&T thanks to the generosity of MunitalP Heading over to WLG for Easter