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Aug 22, 20, 3:04 am
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Posted By OzTennis

Many thanks and concurs with my current thinking;...

Many thanks and concurs with my current thinking; the only advantage I saw in changing the outbound was if no charges would be made. We have that on the booking for the first change (free) but if a...
Aug 21, 20, 7:42 am
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By OzTennis

Suggestions for a booking likely to be delayed

Long story, I'll give you the short version by way of background. Back in February BC (Before Coronavirus) we made a booking GLA-MEL return, J class to fly out on 8th December. At the time...
Feb 28, 20, 8:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,122
Posted By OzTennis

Don't use asterisks, 7 asterisks could be a lot...

Don't use asterisks, 7 asterisks could be a lot of things like emirate or airport. I suggest the use of Cockney rhyming slang such as 'Oxford Banker' which is what I guess the asterisks refer to?
Feb 21, 20, 8:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By OzTennis

A quick update on this as I've just made a...

A quick update on this as I've just made a booking. I phoned the Emirates UK number, got put through to a centre in Manchester, explained everything to the operator who said he had return dates up to...
Feb 17, 20, 7:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks for all replies and comments noted. I...

Thanks for all replies and comments noted. I will phone in the next week or two and see if I can make a booking with a free change of return date once that becomes available and get them to put 'one...
Feb 16, 20, 8:39 am
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks for the answer. I was sure that was the...

Thanks for the answer. I was sure that was the case with the Saver fare but just wanted someone else to confirm it.

The agent as far as I'm aware doesn't charge a fee - they make their money from...
Feb 16, 20, 5:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By OzTennis

Query on how to book beyond current availability

Background - wishing to book J class GLA-DXB-MEL; MEL-DXB-GLA departing early December 2020 and returning early March 2021. Current availability only goes up to returning on 9th January so obviously...
Jan 8, 20, 3:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,791
Posted By OzTennis

Not directly related to OP's route but I've...

Not directly related to OP's route but I've compared GLA-DXB-MEL and EDI-DXB-MEL with Emirates and EDI-DOH-MEL Qatar for a Business Saver on exactly the same dates. Qatar is 25% dearer than Emirates...
Dec 15, 19, 11:20 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,349
Posted By OzTennis

As I said, Arsenal 0, Man City 3 at half time!

As I said, Arsenal 0, Man City 3 at half time!
Dec 15, 19, 2:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,349
Posted By OzTennis

The state Arsenal are in presently it will be...

The state Arsenal are in presently it will be extremely hard to not jump up and down celebrating a goal for the away team because it will happen often. ;)
Nov 13, 19, 3:14 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks for the replies; I hadn't thought about...

Thanks for the replies; I hadn't thought about not earning Skywards miles. There's definitely chaffeur drive at GLA for Qantas bookings; I was interested to hear from anyone who had been there and...
Nov 12, 19, 3:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By OzTennis

Booking via emirates.com or qantas.com?

We are currently pricing business class returns GLA-MEL in early to mid 2020 and I have checked prices on the Emirates and Qantas websites. For the dates I was looking at for identical flights and...
Sep 2, 19, 7:11 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By OzTennis

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/960x720/emirates_glasgow_lounge_meal_john_macalman_6915dc40003ca3372ef7a0c98a70cdda80fdd30a.jpg
Speaking of Glasgow lounge, a member posted...
Sep 2, 19, 6:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By OzTennis

Glasgow lounge is superb; we get to the lounge...

Glasgow lounge is superb; we get to the lounge well before the flight to Dubai 1.00 pm'ish and eat a hearty meal from the excellent selection and don't have much on the plane. We usually don't eat...
Aug 28, 19, 3:32 am
Replies: 588
Views: 138,169
Posted By OzTennis

I've seen threads and comments on what type of...

I've seen threads and comments on what type of water and what size of bottle and even the type of bottle it comes in ..................................zzz, it's water for heaven's sake. I guess...
May 24, 19, 3:27 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By OzTennis

Any news on who is doing the chaffeur drive...

Any news on who is doing the chaffeur drive service? Our driver in March said TBR's contract was up for renewal and they were worried about the temporary increase in vehicles required to serve the...
Apr 9, 19, 3:55 am
Replies: 61
Views: 10,000
Posted By OzTennis

I thought it was more to do with runway work in...

I thought it was more to do with runway work in Dubai but no doubt more pax in the months coming up so makes sense from that perspective. TBR started in Glasgow and they now claim on their website...
Apr 5, 19, 4:28 am
Replies: 61
Views: 10,000
Posted By OzTennis

Coming back home a few weeks ago from our regular...

Coming back home a few weeks ago from our regular trip down under the driver was saying things are up in the air for the current provider of limos - putting an A380 on means potentially needing...
Mar 30, 19, 7:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks very much skywardhunter, DYKWIA and Zol,...

Thanks very much skywardhunter, DYKWIA and Zol, very useful information from all of you and all noted. We will keep searching over the next few months and most likely will go for the EK 28/408 out...
Mar 27, 19, 11:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By OzTennis

A lounge access and economy/business class question?

Background - we're both Silver; annually do GLA-DXB-MEL return in Business class (just back from latest 3 months down under). In pricing same for Dec '19 Out/Mar '20 return we've found EK website...
Mar 26, 19, 4:38 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks Skywardhunter and DYKWIA; will keep...

Thanks Skywardhunter and DYKWIA; will keep checking regularly. ;)
Mar 22, 19, 7:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By OzTennis

Similar experience. Travel Dec or Jan and return...

Similar experience. Travel Dec or Jan and return 3 months later in March, GLA-MEL-GLA. Have done it for 8 or 9 years. Not only have the fares gone up by approaching 100% in that time but when I...
Nov 21, 18, 2:23 am
Replies: 84
Views: 13,948
Posted By OzTennis

Excellent clip, thanks.

Excellent clip, thanks.
Nov 20, 18, 4:48 am
Replies: 84
Views: 13,948
Posted By OzTennis

Thanks for posting; link doesn't work (?) I got...

Thanks for posting; link doesn't work (?) I got the message below. We're flying GLA-MEL in a few weeks, J first leg to DXB, F second leg to MEL after an upgrade. We could have travelled from EDI but...
Oct 21, 18, 3:37 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By OzTennis

Well yes, it is possible to put a positive spin...

Well yes, it is possible to put a positive spin on it; my feeling at the time though was that she was struggling to do a pretty routine task and was grasping at straws with ''looks like problems with...
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