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Jul 4, 19, 7:25 am
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Views: 1,983
Posted By FormalHall

I assume they will be aiming to be opening by...

I assume they will be aiming to be opening by Australian Open time (January 2020)? Would be the most lucrative event on the MEL event calendar surely.
Jun 30, 19, 8:08 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,938
Posted By FormalHall

I would also be interested in this; I booked back...

I would also be interested in this; I booked back in August 2018 for a 7-day stay at the end of July; surely they cannot charge me 360,000 points or the cash rate:

"Please note that we will...
Sep 12, 18, 10:46 pm
Replies: 472
Views: 225,048
Posted By FormalHall

Just a few quick queries ahead of a stay this...

Just a few quick queries ahead of a stay this weekend; one of the reviews online mentioned that checkin is possible at the Executive Lounge; can I just head directly there on arrival, or will the...
May 11, 18, 9:56 pm
Replies: 3,510
Views: 320,218
Posted By FormalHall

Australia and United Kingdom Thanks...

Australia and United Kingdom



Thanks to Amex Global Transfer, I am able to refer for both UK and Australian cards (and indeed, need the points from referrals to keep a long distance...
Mar 3, 18, 3:07 am
Replies: 900
Views: 206,749
Posted By FormalHall

Newbie question here, but have searched the...

Newbie question here, but have searched the thread as best I can: I can see outright availability for CBR-MEL (QF, J) and MEL-HKG (CX, PE) and I am keen to book given I need to be on a specific...
Jan 18, 18, 9:52 am
Replies: 139
Views: 37,394
Posted By FormalHall

Now that Hilton Premium Club is online via the...

Now that Hilton Premium Club is online via the app rather than sending out a card, is online sign up instant? If I pay online for membership can I use the certificates in an hour or so? Have just...
Dec 29, 17, 7:26 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 26,107
Posted By FormalHall

Do we know if all rooms are being used during the...

Do we know if all rooms are being used during the soft launch phase; if they still need to employ 100s more staff perhaps some room types are blocked off and upgrades may be more likely than usual....
Dec 1, 17, 2:09 am
Replies: 1,101
Views: 117,704
Posted By FormalHall

I have a tricky schedule change, which was only...

I have a tricky schedule change, which was only picked up by myflights (no notification from UA or TG yet): Thai Airways has cancelled BKK-USM flights over most of January; ruining my SYD-SIN-BKK-USM...
Oct 19, 17, 6:56 am
Replies: 720
Views: 169,978
Posted By FormalHall

Are SPG internal transfers still taking around 5...

Are SPG internal transfers still taking around 5 business days? I have tried making transfers from my account which say they have been received but the number of points in my account doesn't go...
Oct 8, 17, 12:11 am
Replies: 1,250
Views: 270,719
Posted By FormalHall

Last year there was a 25% bonus over October...

Last year there was a 25% bonus over October 13-November 30; any chance this will be repeated this year with similar dates?
Jun 6, 17, 6:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By FormalHall

No, apparently you can only change addresses...

No, apparently you can only change addresses between countries every six months!
Jun 6, 17, 6:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By FormalHall

I unthinkingly changed from a UK address to a...

I unthinkingly changed from a UK address to a European one a month ago as I am working in Austria until July and expected my new membership card to be mailed out by then. Have gone to use my UK Amex...
Apr 29, 17, 1:12 am
Replies: 33
Views: 73,086
Posted By FormalHall

If I transfer to Avios to Iberia or Avios.com...

If I transfer to Avios to Iberia or Avios.com will I be able to redeem for someone else?
Apr 18, 17, 7:39 am
Replies: 216
Views: 34,228
Posted By FormalHall

I was involuntarily refunded back in March, but...

I was involuntarily refunded back in March, but the avios still show as pending. I also lost around 20 on currency conversion. Is it worth chasing eharmony/Amex (paid on Amex) so try and get the...
Replies: 78
Views: 16,292
Posted By FormalHall

Looking at booking UX coded flights with each leg...

Looking at booking UX coded flights with each leg on Etihad, as it is coming in significantly cheaper than booking with Etihad direct. Will I earn Suma miles on a UX marketed, EY operated flight, or...
Sep 6, 16, 5:01 am
Replies: 7
Views: 5,900
Posted By FormalHall

I know this is one of the great unanswerable...

I know this is one of the great unanswerable questions as it can very by crew on the day, but does anyone have experience taking a wedding dress as carry-on on Qatar?

We will be flying business...
Jun 26, 16, 7:07 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 15,858
Posted By FormalHall

Indeed, it did turn out to be the LH business...

Indeed, it did turn out to be the LH business lounge for F pax, which was a bit poor as that meant no showers were available.
Jun 23, 16, 3:21 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 15,858
Posted By FormalHall

I would be keen to know this too, I am flying in...

I would be keen to know this too, I am flying in F this weekend.
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Views: 243,797
Posted By FormalHall

I have the paid version of the IHG card and would...

I have the paid version of the IHG card and would like to drop down to the free version before the annual fee becomes due; is there any way to do this or is the card closed even for...
Apr 13, 16, 4:00 am
Replies: 24
Views: 9,854
Posted By FormalHall

Thanks very much for the informative picture, but...

Thanks very much for the informative picture, but I had already looked there in both Spanish and English and there is no option to purchase baggage. Any other thoughts?
Apr 13, 16, 3:15 am
Replies: 24
Views: 9,854
Posted By FormalHall

I would like to purchase a bag but the Iberia...

I would like to purchase a bag but the Iberia website is giving me no option to do so; the fare was booked through Amex travel but I have the Iberia PNR. I don't want to wait until online check-in...
Mar 20, 16, 1:18 am
Replies: 475
Views: 89,934
Posted By FormalHall

Had an amusing exchange today when trying to book...

Had an amusing exchange today when trying to book a VA award for Mid May; agent insisted that I could only book within 14 days of departure, and told me to ring back at the start of May! I asked to...
Mar 4, 16, 5:48 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 17,232
Posted By FormalHall

Having only commenced SYD flights this week, His...

Having only commenced SYD flights this week, His Excellency has announced plans to seaonally up-gauge to a A380 from June this year:
...
Feb 19, 16, 7:38 pm
Replies: 1,782
Views: 314,297
Posted By FormalHall

Possibly already answered, but of the dozen nap...

Possibly already answered, but of the dozen nap rooms I read there are 4 with twin beds - are there any restrictions on who can use these, given Qatari norms? Are they only available to married...
Feb 19, 16, 7:02 pm
Replies: 932
Views: 180,368
Posted By FormalHall

So even if I booked it at 200k miles QF wouldn't...

So even if I booked it at 200k miles QF wouldn't ticket?
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