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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 10:37 am
Replies: 165
Views: 6,744
Posted By ozstamps
Well 2.30am Friday here, so my maths could be...

Well 2.30am Friday here, so my maths could be better, but the point remains. :cool:

Screw over and lie in writing to long term loyal clients in any business and you lose them, and their money.
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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 10:28 am
Replies: 165
Views: 6,744
Posted By ozstamps
Lie to your loyal and rusted on Million Mile...

Lie to your loyal and rusted on Million Mile fliers and remove benefits promised to them in writing, and they do not fly the airline anymore in many cases.

No Harvard MBA Degree needed to have...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Yesterday, 2:27 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,420
Posted By ozstamps
Surely they have until check in to accept the...

Surely they have until check in to accept the offer?

I'd be amazed if they did not.

As Plats we both got upgraded free both ways on out last trip so they'd be NUTS to pass over a paid offer!
Forum: CommunityBuzz Apr 22, 14, 8:53 pm
Replies: 314
Views: 17,466
Posted By ozstamps
Those are 40% off and were quite good. Thanks....

Those are 40% off and were quite good. Thanks. :)

Booked the Emu Walk Apartment for $204 and cancelled what I previously had.


1 Bedroom Apartment 1 Queen Bed

One Bedroom Apartment...
Forum: Argentina Apr 22, 14, 5:59 pm
Replies: 572
Views: 41,029
Posted By ozstamps
Not if they are Australian is it good for 10...

Not if they are Australian is it good for 10 years - we pay EVERY year. AND the idiots now charge a "service fee" for the email, on top of the ridiculous $100 fee in the first place. It is like the...
Forum: Argentina Apr 14, 14, 6:49 pm
Replies: 572
Views: 41,029
Posted By ozstamps
China is actually 72 hours, as long as you arrive...

China is actually 72 hours, as long as you arrive in main city and leave via that city, and advise carrier in advance.

That makes perfect sense.

Argentina has lost a fortune in tourist income...
Forum: CommunityBuzz Apr 9, 14, 1:58 am
Replies: 314
Views: 17,466
Posted By ozstamps
Yes the Accor rates did not seem to be too great...

Yes the Accor rates did not seem to be too great to me. :confused:

Sarah has been quietly working behind the scenes on some dinner and tour and payment options, and this will be posted pretty soon...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 2, 14, 9:48 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,089
Posted By ozstamps
You are on a flight with C3 and you'd pay real...

You are on a flight with C3 and you'd pay real money to move to a flight with just C1?

$mi$ik would love you to do it! :D

ANY Plat, 1K or GS trumps you all day long on either.

A revenue...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Apr 2, 14, 8:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By ozstamps
Will Virgin likely follow Qantas new fare based SC & mileage accrued deal?

My hunch is they have attracted business due to Qantas ill-timed move.

Will they leave things be?
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Apr 2, 14, 8:44 am
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By ozstamps
Your Virgin status does count. Plats always...

Your Virgin status does count.

Plats always seemed to have dispensation for changing flights in my experience whenever I needed to - which was not often, but was handy when I needed it.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 2, 14, 8:30 am
Replies: 115
Views: 7,977
Posted By ozstamps
End of an Era for sure. :confused: I took...

End of an Era for sure. :confused:

I took way over 100 transpacs in the UA 747 upper decks, and often in the nose. :)

Probably more like 200 flights if I think on it.

Near all in C as...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Apr 2, 14, 8:10 am
Replies: 187
Views: 12,089
Posted By ozstamps
WHEN? All are near full in Biz, and a GS...

WHEN?

All are near full in Biz, and a GS would not clear on any is my guess.
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 19, 14, 11:27 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,420
Posted By ozstamps
We got offered Sydney-Townsville at $250 minimum...

We got offered Sydney-Townsville at $250 minimum each way as a "poor" bid.

For a less than 3 hour flight, not jumping, even at that.
Forum: Other Asian, Australian, and South Pacific Airlines Mar 12, 14, 10:22 am
Replies: 3,930
Views: 10,654
Posted By ozstamps
Just after midnight in KL so VERY strange time...

Just after midnight in KL so VERY strange time for a briefing with the brass. @:-)
Forum: Other Asian, Australian, and South Pacific Airlines Mar 12, 14, 9:21 am
Replies: 1,688
Views: 192,380
Posted By ozstamps
So your theories backed with zero evidence of ANY...

So your theories backed with zero evidence of ANY kind, outrank the theories of those with at least something to back them up?

Interesting debating style!
Forum: Other Asian, Australian, and South Pacific Airlines Mar 12, 14, 8:33 am
Replies: 3,930
Views: 10,654
Posted By ozstamps
Based on Vietnam's own announcement yesterday...

Based on Vietnam's own announcement yesterday they had ceased searching. Good enough for you?

They have started up again today it seems, at what intensity level I have my own thoughts on, but it...
Forum: Other Asian, Australian, and South Pacific Airlines Mar 12, 14, 8:09 am
Replies: 3,930
Views: 10,654
Posted By ozstamps
I starting thinking from day#1 the Malaysians...

I starting thinking from day#1 the Malaysians have been withholding a large amount of info .. for reasons still unknown.

MAS is government owned, and it seems they were panicked into not coming...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 9, 14, 6:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By ozstamps
Yes points for upgrades are not a good option...

Yes points for upgrades are not a good option really, other than the short 1 hour flights in zone 1.

As you say when you need to fly to some strange place using points for a redemption, there is...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 9, 14, 11:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By ozstamps
<redacted> Way over my head, and simply...

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Way over my head, and simply wasted a deal of my time and others I am sure.

Why not use the 'Report Post' button instead of this cloak and dagger nonsense - Mods can see the IP of...
Forum: Other Asian, Australian, and South Pacific Airlines Mar 9, 14, 10:08 am
Replies: 3,930
Views: 10,654
Posted By ozstamps
There were 6 Australians on the plane - more than...

There were 6 Australians on the plane - more than any other non Asian country as far as I can see.



Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott would not speculate whether terrorism was involved in...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 7, 14, 12:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By ozstamps
God question .. at these point buckets I suspect...

God question .. at these point buckets I suspect they'd let you upgrade anything! :)

Lite fares are only about 10% less I think?
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Mar 7, 14, 12:14 am
Replies: 2,328
Views: 193,580
Posted By ozstamps
Back in the day you were mailed one of these from...

Back in the day you were mailed one of these from United for 100,000 miles. Engraved Brass on real wood

I bought one on ebay to keep as a hoot reminder of when Loyalty really MEANT something to...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 6, 14, 7:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By ozstamps
One is a savvy businessman, and one is a clueless...

One is a savvy businessman, and one is a clueless Irish git. :D

GREAT move by the Qantas board appointing Joyce . . . he will sink the airline single highhandedly it seems, due to incredibly dumb...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 5, 14, 6:51 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By ozstamps
Nice to see but a bit sneaky to create new Zones...

Nice to see but a bit sneaky to create new Zones different from SC earning zones.

Sydney-Adelaide is just under 750 miles so one gets LOWEST credit - but the UPGRADE to Adelaide puts it into Zone...
Forum: Virgin Australia | Velocity Mar 5, 14, 6:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By ozstamps
Points upgrades from SAVER fares now doable in advance

Dear ozstamps,

We are pleased to announce that in response to member feedback, you can now use Velocity Points to upgrade from a Saver fare to the luxury of Business Class on domestic Virgin...
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