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Apr 19, 17, 7:52 pm
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Posted By GeorgieNZ

Yep - i'd be proactive about this and call them,...

Yep - i'd be proactive about this and call them, rather than waiting for emails/status changes online/status packs. there may be some 'system time' that you are silver that never gets inherited...
Apr 16, 17, 5:47 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,475
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Sounds like there are three options 1)...

Sounds like there are three options

1) insurance, if there is a valid reason for you being unable to travel that falls under your policy (you do have a policy, right?)
2) Pay change fee (though...
Apr 11, 17, 4:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,638
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I'm not sure what sort of traveller you are, but...

I'm not sure what sort of traveller you are, but if I had the chance to have that amount of time in RAR (I've been there a few times), I would ditch your bag, hire a bicycle and ride around the...
Apr 8, 17, 7:49 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 24,011
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Completely agree. PE makes Economy more...

Completely agree. PE makes Economy more bearable, Business Class fundamentally improves your physical and mental wellbeing for your arrival.
Apr 6, 17, 5:26 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 24,011
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Entirely personal

I believe the choice is entirely personal. What is worth it for an older couple on a trip of a lifetime, which perhaps does not indent into their personal finances significantly, is simply not worth...
Mar 28, 17, 2:49 am
Replies: 33
Views: 6,406
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I am doing the same route in a similar situation...

I am doing the same route in a similar situation but having a CX ticket, however my additional NZ lounge passes are my own and on my credit card (I have heaps of unused due to having NZG).
...
Mar 26, 17, 4:49 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Hi Jeff, this is how I read it. from...

Hi Jeff, this is how I read it.
from https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/elite-partner-benefits
Airpoints Elite Partner members may also invite one additional guest (subject to space available) into...
Mar 26, 17, 4:36 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,188
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I believe there are very significant potential...

I believe there are very significant potential benefits to elite, depending on how you use them though.
In my view, by far the biggest monetary benefit to elite is realized one year after turning...
Mar 26, 17, 4:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Read in conjunction with...

Read in conjunction with https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/elite-partner-benefits I believe the answer is yes, you can bring in one guest each.
Mar 9, 17, 7:07 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,722
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Once upon a time, when I only travelled within...

Once upon a time, when I only travelled within Europe and APAC, I found the whole cabin baggage restriction thing archaic, controlling and suspected it only as a revenue generating rule.

Now that...
Feb 6, 17, 4:19 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 4,362
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I don't wish to get into an argument, but that is...

I don't wish to get into an argument, but that is nasty, judgemental and inappropriate thing to say.
Feb 6, 17, 1:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By GeorgieNZ

If you are after the view, Brenrox is absolutely...

If you are after the view, Brenrox is absolutely correct - left hand side of the plane Window seat. On a good day you will get views of the North Island volcanoes (Taranaki in particular on this...
Feb 2, 17, 5:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By GeorgieNZ

OK.... but I don't think flying to BNE from AKL...

OK.... but I don't think flying to BNE from AKL in early January is in any way peak.... what I believe are true peak are the days after Christmas day, any Friday or weekend at the start or end of...
Feb 2, 17, 2:38 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I think this is correct apart from holiday peaks....

I think this is correct apart from holiday peaks. I've never seen a holiday peak price decrease in cost over time, or ever be included in major discounting.
Feb 1, 17, 6:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I frequently book leisure flights close to a year...

I frequently book leisure flights close to a year in advance. it's a risky proposition because changes are expensive, but if you want to take a family of 4 to a popular destination perfectly aligned...
Jan 23, 17, 12:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By GeorgieNZ

How much do you value how you feel when you...

How much do you value how you feel when you arrive...? Flight from YVR is well timed for lots of sleep and whole day of light on arrival, with no aircraft change at challenging hours. Same goes for...
Dec 12, 16, 5:03 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 8,553
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I normally agree with you ..but...... at AirNZ...

I normally agree with you ..but...... at AirNZ system the piece concept as a concept absolutely applies across the range of seats. In the case of a seat only fare it's still the piece concept - and...
Dec 11, 16, 2:05 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,862
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I don't agree with this approach. A train would...

I don't agree with this approach. A train would be a link to the network, not a train to the CBD only. The Auckland train network is now growing significantly in utilization which means commuters...
Nov 30, 16, 6:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By GeorgieNZ

While this may be technically true, may I suggest...

While this may be technically true, may I suggest that if one side of a honeymooninging couple goes at the pointy end of the plane while the other slums it in economy, it may well be the last holiday...
Nov 16, 16, 1:51 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,810
Posted By GeorgieNZ

My recommendation is that the the people in J buy...

My recommendation is that the the people in J buy some very nice bottles of wine for the people in PE when they arrive in Los Angeles :)
Nov 1, 16, 8:09 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 7,915
Posted By GeorgieNZ

I have flown in all the three classes many times...

I have flown in all the three classes many times up and down to LHR from AKL. Economy is economy, but I believe only Singapore Airlines is comparable in terms of overall experience to get back to...
Oct 5, 16, 11:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Thank you guys - makes life much easier to know...

Thank you guys - makes life much easier to know this!
Oct 5, 16, 9:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By GeorgieNZ

baggage drop off at MAD

I'm transiting through MAD next year onto PMI, but on separate tickets (arriving long haul from AKL with CX to MAD, then getting local ticket through to PMI with Iberia express) . I'm assuming that...
Oct 5, 16, 3:45 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By GeorgieNZ

Thanks - I've been star gold for many years so...

Thanks - I've been star gold for many years so I'm reasonable at navigating that alliance - it's just on this occasion i'm doing an irregular trip with Oneworld and it seems highly unlikely i'll...
Oct 4, 16, 11:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,644
Posted By GeorgieNZ

+1 in fact for pure legroom, this is probably the...

+1 in fact for pure legroom, this is probably the best approach particularly if you are price sensitive, PE is a lot more. The only downside to the extra legroom Economy option is that I'm not sure...
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