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stopovers and transit

  1. C

    Answered Booking a Sydney to Bangkok itinerary with SIN stopover

    I need to book a return trip from Sydney to Bangkok on VA code share flights (need eligible sector credits) with a stop over in Singapore on the way back. On the VA website I can book a return trip with VA code share flights on all sectors (operated by SQ) but if I try and book it as a...
  2. S

    16 hour daytime transit Tokyo Haneda - what to do?

    I have just booked a J reward from Europe to Aus for my 20 yo son for travel in July. He has a 16 hour transit in Tokyo. Flight in and out from HND. Any suggestions for how he might like to use this time? He arrives 5.25 am from LHR and departs 10pm to SYD. Bags will be checked through so no...
  3. J

    Question Barcelona Airport Transit

    Happy Tuesday everyone! Just wondering if anyone has much experience or has advice with flying into Barcelona airport and then having to check in for another international flight? Current itinerary is Sao Paulo - Barcelona arriving (hopefully) 8:35am with Latam. Next flight with Aegean...
  4. I

    Answered Cathay cancelled flight 2 night forced stopover at HKG - Rebooking options?

    Cathay Pacific have brought forward my ADL to JFK flight by two days making me stopover in HKG for 2 nights. Looks like they have cancelled a number of ADL flight. Will Cathay pay for accomodation? Will they reroute via Melbourne eg Qantas from Adl to Mel then Cathay from Mel to HKG/JFK? Ideas...
  5. H

    Transiting through LAX: lounge and efficiency options? (BNE-LAX-YUL)

    Hey all, I will be travelling BNE-LAX-YUL on Dec 24th with a short 2h15min layover. As a Canadian expat, I've done this route several times before, but only recently have achieved Qantas SG status, so I thought I'd ask the true experts (the AFF community of course) for some tips! QF 15 (Y...
  6. L

    Velocity Reward Booking Transit/Stopover

    Hi all, Understand stopover not permitted on Velocity bookings. However if I wanted to fly SYD-AUH EY455 arriving in AUH at 05:30AM AUH-LHR EY11 departing AUH about 21 hours later at 02:35AM Is this permitted? Anyone with similar experience or tips?
  7. J

    Is it possible to buy VA (SQ code share) flight that includes stopover in SIN?

    Hi all, Anyone has any experience in buying VA flights that code share with SQ that includes stopover? For example, MEL to CGK via SIN, the stopover will be in SIN. On the VA website I can't do so using the multi-city search. Is this possible? Is it worth calling the call centre to attempt to book?
  8. M

    Answered Lounge Access in Canberra flying SQ288 in Transit

    Hi. Will be flying SQ288 SYD-CBR-SIN on Xmas day. I read Gold Star Alliance members can access the Virgin lounge in Canberra. Will that be possible on that flight? I thought the Virgin lounge was domestic.
  9. D

    LAX Long transit & QF lounge access?

    Hi all, I'm after some confirmation and/ or advice around long layover and lounge access in LAX. I'm QF Platinum and I have a trip (with wife & 2 kids) to Calgary booked in Jan 19. Booked via Qantas so travelling Sydney to LA on QF11. This flight arrives into LA, terminal B at 6am. Our...
  10. W

    SIN 2hr stopover suggestions

    Flying QF1 to LHR which includes a 1hr50m stopover in SIN. How much time do you realistically have to do anything? And what's my best bet lounge wise (travelling as a NB on a J ticket)?
  11. mrsterryn

    Transit in Melbourne

    Pondering a quick (cheap) trip to Tokyo for a couple of days and one of the choices goes Syd to Melbourne Arrival 8.05 am from Sydney and the departure from Melbourne is 9.20 onto HND Having not yet had the chance to have a sticky beak at Melbourne 1st lounge is the time of 1 hour and 15 mins...
  12. elogic

    SQ stopover options

    Hi Im looking to book Adelaide to Heathrow or Manchester , I want to travel on to Oslo or Tromso Can I make a booking Adelaide to Oslo with a stop over in Man or Lhr Likewise on the return out of DXB can i choose a stop over in Singapore ? Im thinking of just booking individual legs at this...
  13. kiwitripper64

    Answered Can I exit the airport after transiting to Melbourne F lounge

    Hi all I will be flying SIN-MEL-AKL. Land in MEL at around 6am and dept at 12. So, can I transit to the lounge and have breakfast, then leave the airport around 10, meet a friend for coffee, then go back through immigration?
  14. G

    SYD DOM-INT transit time

    Looking to go MEL-SYD-HKG on 22/12 for extra SC (rather than direct MEL-HKG as the price is similar) and it only have 1 hour and 50 minutes in transit in SYD, is that sufficient time? Given VA only flies SYD-HKG once a day I wouldn't want to miss the international segment. VA811 MEL-SYD which...
  15. Y

    Waitlist with stopover

    I am trying to book a return trip MEL to BKI with a stopover in SIN on the way for two passengers in J. When I called originally I hadn't transferred the points to my account so I couldn't waitlist anything. I was able to get a flight on the way there but on the way back there were no seats to...
  16. B

    Shanghai (PVG) Stopover Tips

    Any recommendation where to stay for 2 nights in early February, preferably easy access from the airport to the Cruise Terminal, and does anyone have any suggestions that will be helpful, thanks in Advance.
  17. juddles

    Quick question - ideas for 6 hr JNB Sth Africa stopover - lounges etc.

    Hi anyone, I have a trip soon from Perth to Brazil on South African Airways. Travelling in business, and am Star Alliance Gold. I arrive in JNB just before 5am, and leave at 11:30am - so about 6 hours to kill. I think there is an arrivals lounge - is it any good? I haven't been through JNB...
  18. F

    Question re transit thru Chengdu

    We're thinking of flying with Air China early next year, Sydney to Kathmandu, which would involve transiting thru Chengdu. I vaguely recall reading somewhere that this can be a real hassle, having to collect luggage, go thru customs and immigration, then check luggage back in and go back thru...
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    Minimum transit time MEL International to Domestic as AUS citizen

    Is it possible to transit in Melbourne from an SQ Wellington to Melbourne flight onto a VA Melbourne to Perth flight within 1 hour 5 minutes with baggage? Is that possible as an Australian citizen which can use the e-gate. My 4 hours transit option just got downgraded from an A330 to a B737 by VA.
  20. JohnM

    Lima (LIM) Stopover Tips

    No LA lounge access in LIM :mad::mad:. USD20 voucher to join the scrum at a cafe :mad::mad:.