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Sep 13, 19, 10:26 am
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Flights to hre

Trying to book Virgin Atlantic flights to Harare from London. Canít book via Virgin Atlantic website as Harare is not a destination supported by the website. Price on Expedia is £50 cheaper pp...
Jul 9, 19, 11:58 pm
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Views: 681,915
Posted By sam

Apologies. I wasn't intended to sensationalise. I...

Apologies. I wasn't intended to sensationalise. I have a big personal family redemption booking coming up so I'm understandably concerned.

The BBC says the first strike could be on 5th August (2...
Jul 9, 19, 11:41 pm
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Posted By sam

Country Pricing

Has anyone noticed that Hertz appear to be extensively differentiating pricing by country. I am currently an Australian Hertz Gold member. I can book some really good rates on cars in the UK (either...
Jul 9, 19, 11:32 pm
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Posted By sam

Strike

Apologies if this thread exists. I couldn't find.

What was BAís policy in the event of strike cancellations last time? I have four Club World seats from Sydney to Singapore on 14th (Qantas...
Jun 26, 19, 7:23 pm
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Views: 692
Posted By sam

Free additional driver for van hire

I'm looking to hire a VW combi van for 28 days in the UK. I'm a Pres Circle member but I think that gets me no benefits for van hire. Any tips for how I might bag a free additional driver (my wife)?
Mar 31, 19, 9:10 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By sam

QF Classic Upgrade from JNB

My wife (bronze) is flying back to SYD from JNB this evening (ZA time). She got a classic reward u/g on way out but not cleared yet on return. Any thoughts on chance of it clearing before the flight...
Nov 20, 18, 9:09 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,959
Posted By sam

I'm not suggesting banks would overlook clear...

I'm not suggesting banks would overlook clear deficiencies like defaults but I think many credit card issuers will reject applications for far less serious discrepancies.
Nov 20, 18, 8:54 pm
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Views: 1,959
Posted By sam

I've asked Raffles if Virgin Atlantic have one.

I've asked Raffles if Virgin Atlantic have one.
Nov 20, 18, 8:45 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,959
Posted By sam

I am aware that the companies are separate,...

I am aware that the companies are separate, however, other airlines with similar co-branded credit cards have agreements with their credit card partners to ensure that premium frequent fliers are...
Nov 20, 18, 8:30 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,959
Posted By sam

Citibank. I have considered writing to them. This...

Citibank. I have considered writing to them. This is my fallback.
Nov 20, 18, 5:38 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,959
Posted By sam

Velocity Credit Card Rejection

Is there any way to ask Virgin Australia to influence acceptance of applications for the Velocity Credit Card? I've been rejected 3 times even though I have no obvious credit issues and I'm a...
Nov 20, 18, 5:36 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By sam

Good post. I think this should be a simple issue...

Good post. I think this should be a simple issue for them to fix. They just need to realise how much it annoys their loyal customer base.
Replies: 43
Views: 2,788
Posted By sam

Different philosophy. In Europe and Australia we...

Different philosophy. In Europe and Australia we donít trust capitalists so we want prices inclusive of all costs. In America they donít trust governments so want government costs highlighting
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Views: 2,788
Posted By sam

Thanks for all the posts here. I've really valued...

Thanks for all the posts here. I've really valued the debate on my OP. It has certainly opened my mind. I think I will continue to be pissed off when restaurants solicit tips (and I've already given...
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Views: 2,788
Posted By sam

I think youíve demonstrated the flaw in this...

I think youíve demonstrated the flaw in this polling method
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Views: 983
Posted By sam

Surfers Paradise Hotel

Any advice on whether I should go to Surfers Paradise Crowne Plaza or InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort for a weekend in July? I am Spire Elite. It will be on points redemption. I have 3 kids (2...
Replies: 43
Views: 2,788
Posted By sam

Tipping in Australia

What is the protocol on tipping in Australia?

I went to Sepia restaurant in Sydney and they came back three separate times for a tip (i.e. they give you a slip with the bill with a space for a tip...
May 14, 18, 6:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By sam

What does it say on Velocity website / App?

What does it say on Velocity website / App?
May 10, 18, 2:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By sam

I've just read the rental terms for Australia...

I've just read the rental terms for Australia https://images.hertz.com/pdfs/RT_FULL_AU_EN.pdf and I don't think this gives the the right to charge the processing fee for passing on notices of fines....
May 7, 18, 10:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By sam

How do you read the terms of the offer? I...

How do you read the terms of the offer? I believed it says that you should get pilot gold 10 days after qualifying so I bought the flights to be pilot gold for another trip. VA insist that (under the...
May 1, 18, 11:59 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,695
Posted By sam

Refund of Infringement Administration Fee?

I've just been charged an 'Infringement Administration Fee' by Hertz for sharing my address with the authorities for a alleged parking offence. The particular parking violation was appealed and I...
Apr 18, 18, 12:34 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,949
Posted By sam

Where did it say that? I can't see that.

Where did it say that? I can't see that.
Apr 18, 18, 12:07 am
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Views: 4,949
Posted By sam

I bought from ebay http://r.ebay.com/Xdqjmw where...

I bought from ebay http://r.ebay.com/Xdqjmw where it says Amp Hours: 6-8 hours. Using Qantas calculation ("Note: Watt hours (Wh) are determined by multiplying the voltage (V) by the amp hours...
Apr 17, 18, 1:33 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,949
Posted By sam

See here The Back Shed: Let the buyer beware of...

See here The Back Shed: Let the buyer beware of USB charger pack (http://www.thebackshed.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=7889&PN=67) for explanation
Apr 17, 18, 1:30 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,949
Posted By sam

It hasn't changed. That was my mistake. I've now...

It hasn't changed. That was my mistake. I've now edited that post. Sorry.

It was within the limit though. 50000mAh doesn't equal 50Ah. I think this is because of the way they quote powerbank...
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