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  1. R

    Singapore Redemption Flight - Lounge Access?

    Hi all, Have searched around but can't seem to find an answer to this. I've redeemed points on the Velocity website for a return trip to Singapore (outbound from Sydney, returning to Melb). Both tickets were "Business Reward" and are listed on the eTicket as "Class I". My Gold Velocity status...
  2. Z

    Obtain PNR of the Airline you are Flying when Booked via a different program?

    Does anyone know how to get the PNR with when booking a redemption with a different airline? Hello, I booked a GA flight using Virgin Atlantic points. The PNR they issue is not the GA one. Does anyone have a link to a site where I can locate the Garuda one without calling either airline ? ( I...
  3. A

    QFF to redeem MU (China Eastern)

    Testing this out for the first time due to exorbitant flight prices and lack of other availability during the Olympics. How long does QF take to issue tickets on MU? How does one get the right code to use MMB on China Eastern website to select seats (I assume they won't just use the same QF...
  4. Mattg

    Transfer Accor points to Everyday Rewards

    Accor Live Limitless (ALL) has launched a new partnership with Everyday Rewards. It's a one-way transfer partnership; you can convert 2,000 ALL points into 4,000 Everyday Rewards points (worth $20 or 2,000 Qantas points)...
  5. Mattg

    Etihad Guest partners with JetBlue

    You can now earn and redeem Etihad Guest miles on JetBlue, and vice versa.
  6. Mattg

    Not cool: United keeps raising partner award costs without notice

    Last week, United MileagePlus increased the cost of partner airline first class awards by as much as 100% without giving any notice. One day a trans-Atlantic first class award cost 121,000 miles, and the next day it was 242,000 miles. (See Ouch: United MileagePlus Devalues International First...
  7. Mattg

    Cannot redeem Etihad Guest miles for one-way Asiana flights?

    I just called Etihad Guest to try to redeem some of my miles for a one-way flight on Asiana. There was availability, which the agent confirmed, but they couldn't then provide a quote of the miles or taxes. The agent then put me on hold for a while, and eventually informed me that it's not...
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    QFF redemption BA Premium Econ SIN-SYD worth?

    Hey All, Recently started redeeming QFF points for the first time, I am planning my trip to Asia next Jan-Feb, as I have family in Malaysia. I redeemed MEL-KUL MAS business class. For the return, only BA had Premium Econ SIN-SYD, whereas all partner airlines only had economy. I went ahead and...
  9. M

    Chances of changing redemption booking for points that have expired

    My situation is that last June had booked a redemption booking in J from Brisbane to New Delhi on 16 May 2024 for myself and wife. We had booked a Silver Seas cruise that was departing Mumbai on 23 May 2024 to Athens. Silver Seas only cancelled the cruise last Thursday (frustrating as other...
  10. W

    Does anyone knows what the "Affiliated member" in Asiamiles is?

    I noticed that in the Asiamiles Redemption Group section, there is a place to enter "Affiliated Member". Does anyone know what it is?
  11. V

    Can you redeem Qatar Avios for a friend?

    I would like to redeem some Qatar Avios for 2 friends not travelling with me, is it possible if they are not family ? If yes , how to do it ?
  12. K

    Best program to redeem AF/KLM flights

    Need to fly from Canada to AMS or CDG. Flights available are Air France or KLM but using QF points to book this cost me an arm, leg and a few fingers on tax charged. What other reward program can I use with a lower tax? Example - booking through QF YYZ to CDG cost around $1110AUD on Air...
  13. vivekseshan

    Redeem Velocity Points to upgrade on United Airlines

    I am a Velocity Gold member and recently booked on UA to fly SYD-IAH-LGA AND MCO-SYD through work's travel desk. I asked for my Velocity membership to be added to the booking and also have enrolled into UA's MileagePlus program. Is it possible to: 1. Transfer points out of Velocity into UA and...
  14. M

    Classic Reward Redemption on JQ Domestic - do you get $10 food voucher

    Hi I booked a classic reward redemption on JQ domestic in Spt 2023 for travel last week. I expected it will be seat plus one checked bag and no food. My first flight had a time change of 4 hours and i accepted the change and got reticketed in October. When I was on the first flight the flight...
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    Hi, I need to get a flights for 2 adults and 1 child PER -HKG return Wanting to depart any date between the 8th and 11th of Dec, returning to Perth between the 3rd and 7th of Jan 2025. I have enough points for 1 adult return. There doesn’t look to be any availability. If I booked 3 premium...
  16. Mattg

    Velocity rewards in Air Canada Premium Economy?

    I noticed that the Velocity website states that Premium Economy reward seats are available to book on Air Canada: However, I have never actually seen one available. Even when Premium Economy awards are available to book through Aeroplan at the lowest points level, Velocity (and all other Air...
  17. goldenhorn

    Can't select seats on Avios redemption

    I booked a reward flight on AA via British Airways EC, ORD-PUJ last weekend. It went through smoothly and I got the e-ticket confirmation. I've tried to manage the booking on AA to select our seats multiple times, but I just get an error message. I've tried with the booking reference and the...
  18. J

    QF redemption EK metal (SIN/MEL) - how do they calculate Taxes/Levies/Surcharges??

    Looking at SIN/MEL, I noticed that J rewards are 75,000 QF points (vs 68,000 on QF metal). Ok maybe EK (and BA) are more 'expensive'. But what's going on with taxes? QF redemption on EK404 SIN-MEL is 75,000 points + SGD 84.40 whereas EK405 MEL-SIN is 75,000 points + AUD1,217.67 !! Does...
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    Checking baggage through from Velocity redemption with QR onto domestic QF?

    Hi team, might be asking a bit much of airlines and airport staff, but worth asking you all. Snagged a Velocity reward seat on QR in J from Europe to ADL next year. Issue is, I live in MEL (there were no awards available the day I wanted). So, I’ll need to tack on a domestic flight home. I...
  20. D

    Qantas redemption booking woes

    For my planned trip next year, the rarest of miracles has happened: Qantas has a classic J redemption available on the day I wish to travel! Praise the Lord! Unfortunately, things never work out perfectly. There is only a redemption available flying out of BNE-LAX rather than my home town of...