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  1. Daggs01

    buyairlinemiles [dot] com

    What experience have you had with BuyAirMiles [dot] com? I am thinking about using it to buy some points for an upcoming trip to Tokyo; having used all my points over christmas :( The economics of it, in terms of comparing it's cost against the actual cost of a business class ticket on...
  2. Daggs01

    Why do you choose to fly VA (domestic)

    This is not designed to be an argument about QF v VA. The question is on my mind as to why you choose to fly VA. I am trying to look for the positive aspects of each airlines offering. Work travel would allow me to maintain WP with both by flying ex SYD on VA and return on QF and am able to...
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    Why do you fly QF (domestic)

    This is not designed to be an argument about QF v VA. The question is on my mind as to why you choose to fly QF. I am trying to look for the positive aspects of each airlines offering. Work travel would allow me to maintain WP with both by flying ex SYD on VA and return on QF and am able to...
  4. Daggs01

    Which Airline & FF Program for 2013

    Back to work for 2013 sees me face a dilemma as I prepare my travel plans for Q1 & Q2 and there is a lot of domestic Y flying. The problem I face, is that I have requalified 3x over for WP on Virgin, despite my review date being 30th May. Calculations would have me go from NB to WP on QF if...
  5. Daggs01

    Non Travelling Guest Sydney International

    Hi, All threads are quite old regarding this, however: A business colleague is flying and will have lounge access at Sydney International. Would I be able to be guested into the lounge? Cheers
  6. Daggs01

    How competitive are QF and DJ?

    How competitive are the airlines? How much do they want business because recent experiences with both QF and DJ haven't really exemplified the fight for the business traveller. To date I have flown a little on QF but several times for than DJ, earning platinum and qualifying twice over in the...
  7. Daggs01

    What's after Platinum

    DJ's version of WP1? So, I am in the same predicament as many Platinum members. I've achieved the number of SC's to maintain platinum for the next year, some time (10 months) before my review date. The only incentive I can see, to keep flying DJ is to earn enough SC's to give someone Companion...
  8. Daggs01

    WP for another year.

    Well I've just hopped off my flight and with that it means behave achieved the renewal threshold for another year of being a WP. To boot its 10 months prior to my review date. Yay. Sent from my GT-I9300T using AustFreqFly
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    John Borghetti

    I had the pleasure of flying with John this morning who is a really nice guy. He had a chat with the cabin crew and a couple of pax in J. He made comment that he is thankful for having great employees who are dedicated to making flying a great experience. I look forward to more flights on...
  10. Daggs01

    QF plane landed in SYD tailed by fire engines

    Hey As I was landing on DJ 887 I saw a QF plane being tailed by what looked like several fire engines as it taxied. They escorted it out near the private jet area. Any info Any informatio Sent from my GT-I9100 using AustFreqFly
  11. Daggs01

    Virgin Lounge too busy? Solution a Business Lounge

    Is it just me or is the Virgin Lounge too busy? I've recently had troubles finding a seat in both the MEL and BNE lounges. Albeit I am usually on peak hour flights. The solution couls be the introduction of a Business Lounge got WP and business class pax. I know Sydney is getting a second...
  12. Daggs01

    TIP: Redeeming Amex points for flights

    My recommendation to anyone looking to use their Amex MR points for travel is to use them directly with: A. Webjet B. Harvey World Travel C. Travelscene D. American Express Travel Here is why: When utilizing them through one of the above mentioned travel agents they are redeemed on dollar...
  13. Daggs01

    To DJ WP or QF SG?

    Hi, So it's February and I have just retained my SG status with DJ for another year, albeit 8 months before the renewal date and 17 eligible sectors flown I currently have QP with 190 SC's. I have quite a bit of SYD to MEL,BNE,OOL,PER coming up and my QP membership is up for renewal 31st Aug...
  14. Daggs01

    Inflight catering: flexi fares

    Not sure if this has come up before. I am not a big drinker of beer or wine, but am one of (sugarless) soft drink. When I am given my meal for buying a flexi fare, I am offered a complimentary beer, wine or oj. I usually pass and ask for a soft drink, however an then asked to pony up for its...
  15. Daggs01

    Sydney Domestic terminal fire alarm

    So it's 4pm on a Sunday afternoon at the DJ lounge prior to SYD-MEL and the fire alarm is going off at Sydney domestic terminal. Someone must be smoking in the loo, but we have been assured It's a real but false alarm Would like to say thanks to the DJ staff for apologizing over the PA and...
  16. Daggs01

    Hi

    Hi Everyone, My name is Darren, I am a Business Development Executive for an International Fin Services Company. I recently recieved a promotion where my role is to role out a new product as part of a Partnership with a large Australian company. This allows me to travel quite extensively and I...
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