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    Thai Airways A350 Business to LHR

    I recently attended a long time best friend's wedding in the U.K. As I'm currently based in Singapore, I researched options and found a good fare on TG departing KUL - BKK - LHR return for $3,200. This included BKK - LHR on their new A350 aircraft. The return flight was on A380. For this TR, I...
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    Xmas gift at Centurion Lounge La Guardia

    We flew today on AC from La Guardia NYC to Toronto and really enjoyed making use of the Centurion Lounge at La Guardia prior to take off. Breakfast selection was nice (I had hot pancakes with sliced banana and fresh berries along with maple butter). What really capped it all though was the...
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    Change to Aircraft on CX257 - no more F?

    Hi all Is anyone here aware of an aircraft change to this flight from HKG to LHR in October? I've just found that my award redemption in F has been downsized to J. When I spoke to USDM, agent mentioned that their system is showing this flight as a 2 cabin flight, coach and business only...
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    Avianca Lifemiles and Asiana redemptions

    Hi all I know I can't be the only one experiencing this problem but just wondered if anyone has had success when attempting a lifemiles redemption using an Asiana flight to or from Philippines (via Seoul)? For about 2 months, I've been checking on this. There are multiple flight selections...
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    SPG new promo

    Hi all Received an invitation today to register for the "Let the nights begin" promo. Essentially the benefits amount to: "Stay anytime January 5 through April 30, 2014, and earn up to 15,000 bonus Starpoints® when you stay at any of the...
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    anyone know what's happening with LM website?

    Hi Just browsing on Lifemiles and am noticing that "Not available" is pretty much 100% for any flight and any cabin at the moment. Any ideas? I don't recall any email pertaining to an outage for maintenance...? Cheers, sigh.
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    Lifemiles: where to go?

    Ok - I now have 224K in the LM bank after the transfer bonus and want to go somewhere (x 2 pax) by using redemption or redemption + copay. Can be one-way or return... Any suggestions please? I'll volunteer a TR for any suggestion(s) taken up. ;) Cheers, Sigh
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    Alaska Airline 40% More Bonus Miles

    Hi all - just noticed my Alaska Miles E-Statement contains an offer purchased miles to obtain a bonus of up to 40% more miles. It seems like a tiered offer (the more you buy the more you get) but the ceiling is up to 16,000 bonus miles. I haven't purchased miles from Alaska before and am not up...
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    QF5 SYD-SIN Award booking CXLD. Options please?

    Hi all I have 2 award bookings in PE for QF5 SYD/SIN in Sep. Today I logged into my QFF account and saw a note that the flight had been cancelled and the PAX had been rebooked on SYD/BNE/SIN (where SYD/BNE is in economy and BNE/SIN is PE). Both PAX are my missus and son. I am also booked on...
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    Garuda Ex SYD to BKK via CGK Executive Class

    Hi all Made a trip with the missus and our 11 year old to Thailand over the Easter period 23/03 to 07/04 and for the first time in 28 years, I flew on Garuda. The last time was in 1985 when I was a backpacker doing the trip back to the motherland (UK). Got to see the world for the price of a...
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    Question about Garuda J Class to BKK

    Hi all This seems like a pretty good deal to me: Garuda J class from SYD to BKK available (incl. all taxes) on expedia at the moment for $2.198. This is about $1K less than a typical J class flight to BKK. The flight is on A330 to Jakarta and then onto Bangkok on their 737. Both flights are...
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    Hong Kong on points - Cathay or Qantas FF points?

    Hi all I'm keen to get insights and opinions! I'm thinking to book and redeem some points to get me to Hong Kong this June. I have about 140K of Amex points that I think I'll transfer either to my QFF membership (bronze status) or my Marco Polo membership (Gold status). I notice that my...
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    A postive note for BA

    Hi all I wanted to share a recent positive experience with you. We just got back from a 10 day holiday in Bangkok. I purchased tickets for 3 adults (me, my wife and my mum) and our 1 child at a pretty good discount deal from their website (approx 2K per ticket) to travel both sectors on...
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    Cost justification to renew my Amex Charge Platinum

    Hello all I'm still new to this forum but I love reading about everyone's experiences and hope that I can add some value here in the future. In the meantime, I am approaching my annual renewal date (Aug) for my platinum charge card and was looking for some comfort on the fee ($900?)...
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    Hi all

    Hello allI've been meaning to put up my intro post for some time and finally here it is (after about 10 months of reading and enjoying this forum).I love travelling and although my job used to require that I travel frequently (at 1 point about 75% of the year) in my current role I am much more...