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Feb 28, 21, 12:08 pm
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Posted By Colossus

Thanks Strawb - I wasnít aware of (or had...

Thanks Strawb - I wasnít aware of (or had forgotten) this. We can get some more Avios via a new card and referral, plus further spend. Will definitely look into that.
Feb 25, 21, 4:39 pm
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Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks, good points made. However we are quite...

Thanks, good points made. However we are quite flexible, to the point of waiting into 2022 if needed. Particularly if there is an indication of MIQ getting relaxed. Iím not suggesting that will...
Feb 25, 21, 4:33 pm
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Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Yeah, good point on the PCR. I thought most...

Yeah, good point on the PCR. I thought most places normally state it being related to the time starting your trip (rather than final arrival) - although if overnighting in Stockholm, I guess this...
Feb 25, 21, 12:29 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks so much for the detailed information! I...

Thanks so much for the detailed information! I hadnít considered Membership Rewards / AAdvantage, but will definitely look into. We currently hold neither - only Avios (just over 300K with potential...
Feb 21, 21, 1:00 pm
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Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Yeah, I think Iíll try not to worry too much for...

Yeah, I think Iíll try not to worry too much for now, fingers crossed more options open up over the coming months.

I am actually fine flying Economy if I have to - my wife however is determined to...
Feb 21, 21, 6:21 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks for that info. Being on a plane for 24...

Thanks for that info. Being on a plane for 24 hours doesnít sound like much fun.
Feb 21, 21, 6:18 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks for the detailed response. Yes, no longer...

Thanks for the detailed response. Yes, no longer considering any stopovers given there is too much uncertainty, and tickets will need to be booked around June to fit in with the MIQ booking.

I was...
Feb 21, 21, 4:15 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks! Can I just check what you mean by...

Thanks!

Can I just check what you mean by search for the through ticket? I had thought award availability was held/shown per sector, and that you would just need to check the 2 sectors could be...
Feb 21, 21, 12:43 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks all for your replies. It seems the...

Thanks all for your replies. It seems the consensus is that 2 tickets is not worth it. Given that flying BA to NZ with the companion voucher is not possible, I think realistically we are left with...
Feb 20, 21, 12:32 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks! Yes, the MIQ considerations definitely...

Thanks! Yes, the MIQ considerations definitely makes any separate bookings risky, unless we perhaps stopover somewhere else for an extended period. We wonít be in any major rush to leave or arrive,...
Feb 20, 21, 12:26 pm
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Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thank you very much! I was actually looking...

Thank you very much!

I was actually looking before at the gov.uk entry requirements for HK and it mentions:ďTransiting Hong KongTransit services at Hong Kong International Airport resumed on 15...
Feb 20, 21, 8:10 am
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Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Yeah, will keep an eye on it as they open up for...

Yeah, will keep an eye on it as they open up for June.

Sorry edited my response on my previous post, after seeing your note re. transiting.
Feb 20, 21, 8:03 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Yes, already registered. Thanks for the...

Yes, already registered. Thanks for the observations about what has been getting booked quickly. Will probably look towards end of October on that basis.


Yeah - it will most likely need to be a...
Feb 20, 21, 7:40 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

Thanks very much for the detail Mwenenzi . ...

Thanks very much for the detail Mwenenzi .

Yes, Iím aware of the MIQ situation - I should be able to get the date we need when they open up around June. I know we need to provide the flight...
Feb 20, 21, 5:42 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,137
Posted By Colossus

One Way to New Zealand using Avios

Later in the year (October/November) I am planning to move from London to New Zealand with my wife and 1 year old. I am a New Zealand passport holder (as too is my child) and my wife is in the...
Jan 26, 21, 2:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,001
Posted By Colossus

Yes, thatís fine - Iíve recently done this. The...

Yes, thatís fine - Iíve recently done this. The infant will be priced at 10% of the adult fare (cash or avios).
Dec 31, 20, 3:20 am
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Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Thanks for the tip! :)

Thanks for the tip! :)
Dec 30, 20, 9:10 pm
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Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Taking an earlier flight isnít really possible...

Taking an earlier flight isnít really possible for a variety of reasons. Happy to pay the additional fare amount and travel on a different date if it comes to that - what I was worried about was...
Dec 30, 20, 2:21 pm
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Posted By Colossus

I think the post you are replying to references a...

I think the post you are replying to references a flight coming to SA, rather than from.
It is also my understanding that no PCR test is needed for flights from SA on QR to the UK.
Dec 30, 20, 1:18 pm
Replies: 2,682
Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Thanks! Very helpful. I will just check-in at JNB...

Thanks! Very helpful. I will just check-in at JNB airport, and if any signs of issues making the flight 5 hours pre-departure, will start phoning to move to the following day (and stay overnight in...
Dec 30, 20, 12:54 pm
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Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Yeah, unfortunately the domestic flight from...

Yeah, unfortunately the domestic flight from Durban to JNB is not - ideally would have booked everything together, which we had with BA, but they have been cancelling flights to London, and although...
Dec 30, 20, 9:47 am
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Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Thanks, that is helpful. Main concern is if...

Thanks, that is helpful. Main concern is if weather grounds all flights out of Durban - if we see that tomorrow morning will get on the phone to Qatar to move our flight. Everything was booked online...
Dec 30, 20, 9:17 am
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Views: 336,855
Posted By Colossus

Hi all, First time posting on the Qatar...

Hi all,

First time posting on the Qatar board (regular on BA board). I have some questions re. a Qatar flight tomorrow as it relates to the current extended book with confidence policy, if someone...
Dec 29, 20, 3:22 am
Replies: 210
Views: 37,322
Posted By Colossus

How about the minibar? 🤔

How about the minibar? 🤔
Dec 29, 20, 1:24 am
Replies: 210
Views: 37,322
Posted By Colossus

Iíve managed to find out answers to my questions...

Iíve managed to find out answers to my questions after a quick call to SA Executive Club number, hopefully this helps others.

1. Yes, FTV available if flight continues to run, refund if flight is...
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