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benhadi

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Hi MAL,

could you kindly explain how you did that? I can't figure out how you can get that many points and SC for ~A$450. It seems extremely good value for money!

Benhadi


Yeah on BA - not Qantas unfortunately. Need to return to Australia and grab some tax docco that I need, so why not earn ~42000 FF points + 120 SCs for ~$A450 while I'm at it :) Job hunting isn't going well, so in travelling mood at the moment.
 

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could you kindly explain how you did that? I can't figure out how you can get that many points and SC for ~A$450. It seems extremely good value for money!
The number of FF points is due to the 100% bonus by being a QF Platinum. I don't think the £215 Ashes special is available now. It was a promotion based on the number of runs scored by Australia in the 1st innings of the 2nd Ashes test.
 

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could you kindly explain how you did that? I can't figure out how you can get that many points and SC for ~A$450. It seems extremely good value for money!
JohnK is correct. Both BA and QF had a promotion in the UK for a discount fare to Australia (Sydney) based on the number of runs scored by Australia (Cost in pounds), and the number of runs scored by England (Number of tickets available) in the first innings of the Second Ashes match.
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As Australia were all out for 215 in their first innings reply to England's 425 on Saturday, both British Airways and Qantas will be giving away 425 flights to Sydney for £215 - an amazing reduction on a typical fare of £730. The offer is available tomorrow* (July 21, 2009) on ba.com and Qantas.com.
The Qantas tickets went in about 5 mins, and I missed out. The BA ones took a lot longer to go - about 30 (due to some IT issues at their end it seems) and I easily got one.
 

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Thanks MAL & JohnK.

While i'm on this thread, wondering if anybody is going to be at SYD on the 21 Aug. I'm catching a JQ flight to Phuket at 13.55 but will be coming in from OOL that morning, got a few hours to burn at the airpot and would really love to into the FLounge as a guest. Mrs and I on our honeymoon. We have access to J Lounge but FLounge would obviously be a whole new experience. Thanks in advance.

Benhadi
 

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Thanks MAL & JohnK.

While i'm on this thread, wondering if anybody is going to be at SYD on the 21 Aug. I'm catching a JQ flight to Phuket at 13.55 but will be coming in from OOL that morning, got a few hours to burn at the airpot and would really love to into the FLounge as a guest. Mrs and I on our honeymoon. We have access to J Lounge but FLounge would obviously be a whole new experience. Thanks in advance.

Benhadi
Note you would need 2 people who are WP/OWE to guest you in, as WP's are only allowed to guest 1 person into the FLounge.
 

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Oh i thought WPs are allowed to guest 2 people. Hmmm...that's going to be difficult then. Don't think my (new) Mrs is going to be very fond of me going into the FLounge by myself.
 

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Oh i thought WPs are allowed to guest 2 people. Hmmm...that's going to be difficult then. Don't think my (new) Mrs is going to be very fond of me going into the FLounge by myself.
They are allowed 2 in the BLounge, but not the FLounge.

I would recommend against going in by yourself :rolleyes:
 

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15 Aug, Sydney T3, QF528 at 1305
17 Aug, Brisbane TD, QF525 at 1215

I'm now a QP member but on these flights I'm travelling with my mum AND aunt. Thought I'd try my luck and see if anyone is willing to guest my second guest into the QP? If anyone can help please PM, thanks.
 

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Sat 01AUG09 MEL T1 J/L 1250-1340 - guest 2
Sat 01AUG09 SYD T1 F/L 1600-1730 - guest 1
Sun 02AUG09 AKL DM K/C 0630-0830 - guest 5
Sun 02AUG09 WLG DM K/C 1100-1130 - guest 5
Sun 02AUG09 AKL IT F/L 1430-1530 - guest 1
Sun 02AUG09 SYD T3 J/L 1800-1830 - guest 2
Sat 22AUG09 MEL T1 J/L 1000-1140 - guest 2
Sat 22AUG09 SYD T1 F/L 1500-1730 - guest 1
Sun 23AUG09 AKL DM K/C 1030-1130 - guest 5
Sun 23AUG09 WLG DM K/C 1430-1500 - guest 5
Sun 23AUG09 AKL IT F/L 1900-2020 - guest 1
 

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Sat 01AUG09 MEL T1 J/L 1250-1340 - guest 2
Sat 01AUG09 SYD T1 F/L 1600-1730 - guest 1
Sun 02AUG09 AKL DM K/C 0630-0830 - guest 5
Sun 02AUG09 WLG DM K/C 1100-1130 - guest 5
Sun 02AUG09 AKL IT F/L 1430-1530 - guest 1
Sun 02AUG09 SYD T3 J/L 1800-1830 - guest 2
Sat 22AUG09 MEL T1 J/L 1000-1140 - guest 2
Sat 22AUG09 SYD T1 F/L 1500-1730 - guest 1
Sun 23AUG09 AKL DM K/C 1030-1130 - guest 5
Sun 23AUG09 WLG DM K/C 1430-1500 - guest 5
Sun 23AUG09 AKL IT F/L 1900-2020 - guest 1
Guest 5 ?!?
 

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Sat 08AUG09 LHR T4 F/L 2000-2215 - guest 1
Mon 10AUG09 SYD T3 B/L 1600-0800 - guest 2
Sun 16AUG09 PER T2 QP 2200-0030 - guest 2
Mon 17AUG09 MEL T1 B/L 0600-0745 - guest 2
Mon 17AUG09 SYD T1 F/L 1600-1550 - guest 1
Mon 17AUG09 SIN T1 F/L 2200-2300 - guest 1
 

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Busy month for me:

12AUG 06:45-08:00 MEL T1 QP QF414
14AUG 19:00-20:00 SYD T3 QP QF487
19AUG 06:45-08:00 MEL T1 QP QF414
21AUG 19:00-20:00 SYD T3 QP QF467
24AUG 06:45-08:00 MEL T1 QP QF414
27AUG 14:00-15:00 SYD T3 QP QF443
27AUG 16:30-18:30 MEL T1 QP QF481
30AUG 13:00-13:40 PER T2 QP QF476
31AUG 09:30-10:20 MEL T1 QP QF424
04SEP 19:00-20:00 SYD T3 QP QF487

Can guest on all except the 27th (MEL) and 30th (PER) as little miss nlagalle is travelling with me.
 

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26th August
CBR between 8:00am and 9:20am
SYD T1 between 11:00am and 1:00pm

30th August
SFO between 8:00pm and 10:00pm
 
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