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Jan 31, 19, 2:05 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 11,147
Posted By justakiwi

Sensationally awful, no doubt. An embarrassment...

Sensationally awful, no doubt. An embarrassment to the company and the country.

A safety video should be brief and professional. If a frequent flyer can recite the dialogue from memory, it's done...
Oct 24, 17, 2:50 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,572
Posted By justakiwi

This. I was gobsmacked when my flight to LAX...

This. I was gobsmacked when my flight to LAX posted as discount economy, but the powers that be understand the issue & will fix it promptly.

justakiwi
Replies: 22
Views: 3,567
Posted By justakiwi

Yup, this year they contacted me after booking to...

Yup, this year they contacted me after booking to make me aware of the change. Sucks, but at least they had the courtesy to let me know. Changed my booking to a club room and got club harbour view....
Jul 4, 17, 3:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By justakiwi

The old tags I have are much sturdier - 2 layers...

The old tags I have are much sturdier - 2 layers with an eyelet. The new ones are too flimsy to bother with.

justakiwi
Replies: 15
Views: 10,518
Posted By justakiwi

Apparently they will pick you up outside the...

Apparently they will pick you up outside the Jetstar terminal. The first & only time I tried it, the app was quoting a similar price to a taxi, and when the driver told me I had to schlep my gear to...
Nov 18, 16, 1:02 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 7,600
Posted By justakiwi

Aaaand mine activated without providing any...

Aaaand mine activated without providing any identity info at all :confused: Possibly because I already have the BNZ-issued card & NZ has my passport number. The site was broken on Monday - I could...
Nov 15, 16, 6:57 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,992
Posted By justakiwi

The new OneSmart website is broken. HTTP 500...

The new OneSmart website is broken. HTTP 500 errors and gawd knows what else. "Aussies - no surprises there!" :D

The old site may not be pretty but at least it works consistently.

I get the...
Replies: 22
Views: 3,567
Posted By justakiwi

IME, if you have Ambassador, you get a guaranteed...

IME, if you have Ambassador, you get a guaranteed upgrade to a club room if you book Deluxe Executive, Deluxe Spa, or Deluxe Harbour View. Not sure what Plat without Ambassador gives you.

The new...
Jul 6, 16, 6:06 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By justakiwi

Is there any point to the supermarket vouchers...

Is there any point to the supermarket vouchers now, given BP & Caltex offer at least 6c per litre accumulating discount? I've yet to earn a free tankful, but haven't been far off :D

justakiwi
Replies: 309
Views: 43,795
Posted By justakiwi

Completed mine as planned with one IC weekend...

Completed mine as planned with one IC weekend stay, including the achievement bonus :) I could get another 10K with 3 more nights but will probably pass on that.

All expected points have posted,...
Replies: 309
Views: 43,795
Posted By justakiwi

w00t :D Should be able to pick up at least 50K...

w00t :D Should be able to pick up at least 50K with one or two stays; definitely the easiest yet for me.
Mar 6, 16, 8:33 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By justakiwi

Thankfully, I still have a supply of the...

Thankfully, I still have a supply of the old-style double layer tags with the metal eyelet. Some even have the embossed number. Ah, those were the days...

And yeah, wire loops for the win :)
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Dec 3, 15, 1:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,363
Posted By justakiwi

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/artic...

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=11554532

http://www.blogandotudo.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/nao-click_nelson_ha_ha.png

justakiwi
Aug 5, 15, 5:09 am
Replies: 51
Views: 11,934
Posted By justakiwi

Yeah, I'm doing 557, unless there's an equipment...

Yeah, I'm doing 557, unless there's an equipment change. I was on an UnTied flight LAX-AKL that got a firetruck welcome due to the captain retiring, so I'd hope for that at the least :p

justakiwi
Aug 5, 15, 4:53 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,580
Posted By justakiwi

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id...

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11492586

I just knew he'd do it :p More power to him, I say. You can't take it with you.

justakiwi
Jun 25, 15, 5:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,055
Posted By justakiwi

Ghastly plane legroom-wise. Will be avoiding...

Ghastly plane legroom-wise. Will be avoiding that service.

justakiwi
Jun 24, 15, 3:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,055
Posted By justakiwi

Ain't gonna end well, again. NZ is a small...

Ain't gonna end well, again. NZ is a small market with a long memory.

justakiwi
Jun 13, 15, 5:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By justakiwi

Pringles are a rort in NZ. $3 for a small tube...

Pringles are a rort in NZ. $3 for a small tube at Countdown. In the US, $12 for a 12-pack from Amazon :mad:

Ah well, Pak 'n Save have 1.5L red fizz for 9 cents...

justakiwi
May 28, 15, 7:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,580
Posted By justakiwi

He's a notorious Luddite grump, title or no. ...

He's a notorious Luddite grump, title or no.

As for a ban, NZ probably leases commercial property from him. He'd no doubt evict them, as he did with the Fijian embassy after one of the coups.
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May 28, 15, 3:39 am
Replies: 51
Views: 11,934
Posted By justakiwi

Welp, I'm booked on this now. Refundable fare in...

Welp, I'm booked on this now. Refundable fare in case there is an equipment change, but if not, I should be doing it. If anyone wants to say hi in the KP beforehand, all good. Never actually met...
May 23, 15, 1:38 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By justakiwi

Tidying the office just now & found a free coffee...

Tidying the office just now & found a free coffee voucher for this, which obviously never got used :p I'm guessing it was a failed experiment (???)

justakiwi
May 3, 15, 5:09 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By justakiwi

FYI, OneSmart now has a secondary card option for...

FYI, OneSmart now has a secondary card option for $10. I use mine a lot, hence worth having in the event of loss/theft/expiry of the primary card (two is one, one is none...)

BTW, secondary cards...
Apr 21, 15, 10:08 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 11,934
Posted By justakiwi

Hmm, I might be up for that. According to...

Hmm, I might be up for that.

According to http://worldairlinenews.com/2015/04/20/air-new-zealand-is-planning-to-retire-the-last-boeing-737-in-september/ it's NZ 557, AKL-CHC, 6 Sep.
Dec 13, 14, 4:28 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,314
Posted By justakiwi

In that case, he should splash out for his own...

In that case, he should splash out for his own plane; I expect the Madoff family has a Lear Jet or two going cheap. If the London Underground is good enough for our future King, the back of the...
Nov 13, 14, 4:37 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,112
Posted By justakiwi

x2. I'm surprised they're not already flying...

x2. I'm surprised they're not already flying this.

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