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Sep 4, 19, 11:00 pm
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ow long will you be in Australia for? A few years...

ow long will you be in Australia for? A few years or for ever? IN THEORY PERMANENTLY
What are you objectives from a ffp? LOUNGE ACCESS AND OCCCASIONAL FLIGHTS
How do you use ff miles/avios/points?...
Sep 4, 19, 5:36 pm
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Views: 459
Posted By jdbelfast

MH upgrade- post to BAEC or QF?

Flying in a few days MEL-KUL-DAC on MH. I did the MH upgrade bid to J and have been successful. The original fare was in a Y non-earning class (N). Had originally used my BAEC number as wanted...
Feb 5, 19, 3:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By jdbelfast

Cheers. ! LHR-SIN on QF. QF year...

Cheers.
!

LHR-SIN on QF.

QF year ends in FEb and I fly in March. So optimum time to get QF status points, plus I’m already requalified for BAEC Silver (year end in June) with no prospect of...
Feb 5, 19, 3:25 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,856
Posted By jdbelfast

Iíve had 3/4 where a few days before OLCI, my...

Iíve had 3/4 where a few days before OLCI, my seat number is in a higher class but I cannot see it on the MMB function or change it. See the seat through SeatGuru.
Feb 5, 19, 3:12 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By jdbelfast

migrating from BA to QF. Few questions

Moving to Oz. iím currently silver with BAEC and lowest level with QF. I am however going to shift my main account from BA to QF as iíll Be doing a decent amount of internal Australia flying and...
Sep 16, 18, 7:21 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,576
Posted By jdbelfast

absolutely! No competition between the two. The...

absolutely! No competition between the two. The food offering and showers just across the way in QF should embarrass BA
Jul 29, 18, 6:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By jdbelfast

I get all this but as outlined above, there are...

I get all this but as outlined above, there are constraints. The main one being the four sectors BA require. The second one is if I move, I will have a lot of international travel, particularly to...
Jul 28, 18, 8:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By jdbelfast

Does that include OW partner airlines? i do...

Does that include OW partner airlines?

i do enough flying to qualify for BAEC Silver/gold and if I move, flights will increase. My dilemma is that around the transition. For example, I suspect...
Jul 28, 18, 6:29 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By jdbelfast

Will living in Australia be for ever or a short...

Will living in Australia be for ever or a short time, say 2~3 years?

I envisage it being long term. with 5 years, I expect I’d get the QF lifetime gold/OWS.

Why do you think QF ffp will be...
Jul 27, 18, 1:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By jdbelfast

Possible move to Oz

done a search and couldnít find an answer to my question. Apologies if I missed it.

there is a high possibility that I will be moving to Oz. AFAIK, Oz residents are not supposed to be allowed...
Jun 19, 18, 4:13 pm
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Posted By jdbelfast

Been upgraded from WT to WT+ on the BA212 from...

Been upgraded from WT to WT+ on the BA212 from Bos-lhr today. Always a nice feeling. Felt it was coming as i’d Reserved a seat in row 41 weeks ago but when I went to OLCI today my seat was in the...
Apr 16, 18, 5:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By jdbelfast

HBO T5-T2 connection time and can I stay airside?

Flying MAD-LHR and looking to book connecting flight with EI to BHD on separate booking. If flights on time, 1hr 40 between flights. As Iíll be HBO, do I need to go landslide if iíve Checked in...
Apr 2, 18, 3:08 am
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By jdbelfast

it's an Irish passport. Tried embassy but shut...

it's an Irish passport. Tried embassy but shut because of easter Monday. I need to stop in Malaysia for three days on way back.
Apr 2, 18, 2:43 am
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By jdbelfast

HELP: Advice needed re iPad and PASSPORT left on QF plane

Flew on the 10am from BNE-MEL today. Left my iPad, with passport tucked between iPad and cover, in the seat pocket in business class. I'm Irish and due to go home next week but must stop in Malaysia...
Mar 10, 18, 6:37 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By jdbelfast

very OT: flying MEL-LHR, five day stopover in KL

apologies for being so OT but unsure what to do and wondered had anybody a solution. Iíve in middle of three month stay in Oz. I travel to Oz generally twice a year and generally bring back several...
Dec 21, 17, 5:31 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By jdbelfast

Tried that but still only offered lowest and...

Tried that but still only offered lowest and flexible.
Dec 21, 17, 5:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By jdbelfast

New website- ticket classes

iIíve got a few ET flights coming up. Must be in Y. However, was going to book myself and choose higher TP earning classes as on website. However on the new website I can only see lowest or...
Dec 21, 17, 5:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By jdbelfast

The frustrating thing for me is I could have...

The frustrating thing for me is I could have booked myself and claimed back but given expenses take so long, I decided to go through the TA. I had timed my travel well I thought so that I’d just...
Dec 21, 17, 11:21 am
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By jdbelfast

probably a stupid question - On Business Redemptions

Did a quick search and didnít see a definitive answer but I suspect I know the answer. Got a work flight coming up and theyíve booked the flight using On Business Redemptions points. I assume I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 19, 17, 4:27 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 5,966
Posted By jdbelfast

Rant: parents who let kids watch programmes on tablets on flights

flying today on BA 1416 from LHR-BHD and family in J has a very noisy kid. Now everyone expects kids to be noisy at times on flight but I donít think it acceptable to start showing kids TV programmes...
Oct 24, 17, 3:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By jdbelfast

DOH highly efficient. Cannot see a problem

DOH highly efficient. Cannot see a problem
Oct 17, 17, 3:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By jdbelfast

AFAIK, as it's BA codeshare you get the normal +1

AFAIK, as it's BA codeshare you get the normal +1
Oct 15, 17, 11:18 am
Replies: 32
Views: 9,547
Posted By jdbelfast

I've already been rebooked onto an earlier flight...

I've already been rebooked onto an earlier flight from the 1417. ^ to ba for efficiency and helpful call centre staff member who assured me BA would cover hotel cost for earlier flight.
Oct 15, 17, 10:51 am
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By jdbelfast

The big minus of *A is only gold level get lounge...

The big minus of *A is only gold level get lounge access. While some are relatively easy to get gold, it just doesn't feel right to using gold stays on Aeagean, Turkish or Avianca while travelling...
Oct 15, 17, 10:41 am
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By jdbelfast

I've fallen to Silver for first time since 2007-...

I've fallen to Silver for first time since 2007- BMI Gold then BAEC Gold. If my flights were mainly in Europe, I'd definitely not chase status and just go with airline that was most convenient in...
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