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Apr 29, 19, 8:15 am
Replies: 224
Views: 35,035
Posted By Placebogirl

weird, I was in AKL on Tuesday last week at 2pm,...

weird, I was in AKL on Tuesday last week at 2pm, no bubbles. WLG domestic did have bubbles when I went through at Xmas. Who knows...just unlucky I guess
Apr 24, 19, 12:03 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 35,035
Posted By Placebogirl

WLG domestic regional on Friday (they had other...

WLG domestic regional on Friday (they had other alcoholic drinks on offer, just not bubbles) and AKL international yesterday.
Apr 22, 19, 8:16 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 35,035
Posted By Placebogirl

Slightly o/t but is NZ not offering sparkling...

Slightly o/t but is NZ not offering sparkling wine in their lounges anymore?? They were at Christmas...this is a major detriment to the offering for my preferences, esp since they also don't offer...
Apr 22, 19, 8:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,806
Posted By Placebogirl

MEL and AKL are my two most frequently used...

MEL and AKL are my two most frequently used airports--I'd pick AKL 7 days a week and twice on Sundays. MEL can't seem to sort themselves out to get bags out in anything approximating a reasonable...
Nov 2, 16, 9:05 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 9,172
Posted By Placebogirl

Thank you for this, it is a good explanation of...

Thank you for this, it is a good explanation of where I have finally reached with NZ. As noted in the OP their cabin crew are--nearly without exception--stellar. Five years ago--even three, the good...
Nov 2, 16, 8:40 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 9,172
Posted By Placebogirl

Um, I actually DO fly NZ regularly. I live in...

Um, I actually DO fly NZ regularly. I live in Australia. My family live in NPL. I go home at least 4x a year--and 3 out of 4 times paid J. I have flown home to MEL via LAX on NZ from LHR. My recent...
Nov 1, 16, 11:05 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 9,172
Posted By Placebogirl

Please give me some credit for civility and...

Please give me some credit for civility and intelligence, Celle. I remember you from way back both as easily offended by strong language and as a big fan of NZ. Nothing has changed, I see! But no, I...
Nov 1, 16, 5:41 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 9,172
Posted By Placebogirl

To those who said I'd be churlish to jump ship...

To those who said I'd be churlish to jump ship over one bad experience: correct. This is not one bad experience. This is the culmination of years of bad experiences on what used to be an airline I...
Nov 1, 16, 7:05 am
Replies: 51
Views: 9,172
Posted By Placebogirl

Terrible experience with Air NZ, just wanted to share

Before I begin what will be a bit of a screed, let me say that 6-odd years ago I was one of NZ's biggest supporters. I think, though, they have finally shot the last shred of my loyalty to...
Mar 15, 15, 9:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By Placebogirl

Thanks so much Jaunt--I was wondering, because...

Thanks so much Jaunt--I was wondering, because last time I arrived in SIN from LHR I walked MILES tot he lounge and then had a bit of a wait for shower access. Fingers crossed I'll be luckier in...
Mar 5, 15, 9:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By Placebogirl

Short layover--time for a shower?

Hi all you SQ gurus,

I have an upcoming LHR-MEL in SQ J with a 1:20 layover in SIN. Is this going to give me enough time for a shower (I know, first world problem), or should I resign myself to...
Forum: Travel Tools
Feb 13, 15, 2:57 am
Replies: 858
Views: 250,439
Posted By Placebogirl

Again, thanks for your fast response--trying to...

Again, thanks for your fast response--trying to use SQ KFF, and having no luck at all :S. For reference, the flight I am investigating is SQ237 on 30 March, which is showing CS, but both SQ and a...
Forum: Travel Tools
Feb 12, 15, 7:46 am
Replies: 858
Views: 250,439
Posted By Placebogirl

I've just talked to SQ and my travel agent, and...

I've just talked to SQ and my travel agent, and CS doesn't map to I class--I was going to change a flight to get better upgrade availability, because KVS is showing CS+, but there isn't any upgrade...
Forum: Travel Tools
Feb 12, 15, 2:54 am
Replies: 858
Views: 250,439
Posted By Placebogirl

SQ upgrade

HI KVS, thanks for your quick response. Where/how do I check I or CS class? It doesn't show in the availability option in the mobile companion, nor does there seem to be any way of getting it out of...
Forum: Travel Tools
Feb 11, 15, 3:00 am
Replies: 858
Views: 250,439
Posted By Placebogirl

SQ website/KVS showing different data

Hi,

Just wondering if you can help me with something: The KVS tool is showng CM+, but I can't book this u/g via the SQ website. Is it worth calling and asking about it? I could change my flights...
Oct 15, 14, 8:20 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By Placebogirl

Advice on getting mileage program changed

Hello, thanks to the people in this forum who have posted their success stories in getting miles uncredited from SQ and recredited to their requested programme (SQ mucked it up despite TWO requests...
Sep 1, 14, 11:24 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Placebogirl

Thanks for your fast response. Guess we'll be...

Thanks for your fast response. Guess we'll be travelling separately.
Sep 1, 14, 10:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Placebogirl

earliest check in at MEL

Apologies if this has been asked and answered, I searched and could not find ab answer. I'm flying to SIN ex MEL on Sq, departing at 340 pm. What is the earliest sq will check me in and accept my...
May 20, 14, 6:49 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By Placebogirl

Family pooling nets 1/2 SCs, WTH?

Forgive me if this has been covered elsewhere--searched and read Velocity T&Cs and couldn't find an answer. Flew MEL-GLT rtn over the weekend with Family Pooler and The Sprog (who is as yet too small...
Jan 16, 14, 10:30 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 12,613
Posted By Placebogirl

Australia-based member

As an Australia-based member of Airpoints (not an "Australian member" as they persist in calling me in their communications) I rate Airpoints an F:


The earn/burn ratio is terrible
As a *G the...
Oct 30, 13, 1:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,253
Posted By Placebogirl

Probably not much consolation Sbiddle, but I bet...

Probably not much consolation Sbiddle, but I bet none of the parents were asleep either; short of flat out exhaustion I can't imagine falling asleep travelling with Placebomini because a) without...
Oct 29, 13, 6:17 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,253
Posted By Placebogirl

Seat width on Air NZ long haul--anti-customer

I thought this was interesting: Airbus have done some research on seats and found that people sleep significantly better in an 18" seat than a 17" seat...
Oct 21, 13, 6:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,665
Posted By Placebogirl

Done. I think most NZ unis would require ethical...

Done. I think most NZ unis would require ethical review for surveys, and it's probably appropriate if you're asking about, IDK, people's illicit drug use or something, but for a flight safety video...
Replies: 42
Views: 3,462
Posted By Placebogirl

4 days in Napier? You're gonna be bored out of...

4 days in Napier? You're gonna be bored out of your minds. If you want to do a few days in a coastal city on either side I'd pick New Plymouth over Napier, and I'd only stay for maybe 3 days--time...
Feb 26, 13, 12:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By Placebogirl

Hi Nadya I would be willing to share my...

Hi Nadya

I would be willing to share my experiences with you if you can provide a few more details (and as a fellow researcher, I would suggest it is a good idea to provide these details when...
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