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MisplacedGaijin commented on Qantas Return flights to Tokyo: $653-MEL, $653-SYD, $671- BNE, $686-CBR, $688-ADL @ IWantThatFlight
Does “Discount Economy” allow upgrades, for example via points ?
MisplacedGaijin replied to MisplacedGaijin on Westpac Altitude Platinum Rewards Credit Card: 60000 QFF or Altitude Points ($0 Annual Fee 1st Year, $50 Qantas Rewards Fee)
Update: I see I can buy, for example, a $500 Flight Centre eGift Card for 117,500 Altitude Points which makes each Altitude Point worth...
MisplacedGaijin commented on NBN technicians installed fibre into my apartment building but I still can't sign-up
Have NBN already drilled a hole thru the wall from that box into your apartment, or are they waiting for body corporate approval to drill...
MisplacedGaijin commented on Westpac Altitude Platinum Rewards Credit Card: 60000 QFF or Altitude Points ($0 Annual Fee 1st Year, $50 Qantas Rewards Fee)
I signed up before, selected Altitude Points (better earning rate ?) but since there's no transfer between Altitude and FF points (not even...
MisplacedGaijin replied to jubbing on Qantas Airways to Tokyo, Japan from Melbourne $653 / Sydney $655 / Brisbane $665 / Adelaide $672 @ BeatThatFlight
IIRC it's 60 SC each way, so 120 SC for a round trip ?
MisplacedGaijin commented on Japan Airlines: Tokyo Return Flights from $640 - MEL, $657 - SYD (Nonstop Flights)
> Valid Departure Dates: 21 May to 14 June 2019 and 1 August to 11 September 2019 Hmmm, June is getting into the rainy season and August is...
MisplacedGaijin commented on 12x Sapporo Japan Beer 650ml (Was $70.99) $55.41 with Code Shipped or $40.99 + $5 (Groupon $5/ $30 Credit) + Postage @ Boozebud
I prefer Asahi, just make sure it's the cans (brewed in Japan) not bottles (brewed in China) !
MisplacedGaijin replied to lplau on SYD / ADL / BRIS / MELB / PER to Tokyo/Osaka, Japan from ($599- $650) Return on Malaysia Airlines, Oct-Nov, Feb-Mar @ Aunt Betty
After half a dozen SYD-TKO trips on QF/JQ I would love to fly JAL but JAL are usually ~200AUD more than QF and they never seem to have...
Question: How many original Japanese castles still remain with an intact main tower ? Answer: 12
MisplacedGaijin replied to Stripes on Google Home Smart Speaker & Home Assistant $129.99 Delivered @ Allphones eBay
Agreed, I'm so wary of devices like this, especially after stories like...
MisplacedGaijin commented on Osprey Farpoint 70 (All Sizes) - $149.74 W/ Free Shipping & Lifetime Warranty @ Surfdome
70l ? Seriously, what are you putting in it ? I only use a Tortuga Air (27l expandable to 35l) carry-on ... just fits in those departure...
MisplacedGaijin commented on USA & Japan Travel SIMs - 25% off Early Bird Sale Starting from $26.25 + Free Shipping @ SimsDirect
Will these really work in "unlocked" phones ? Or just "sim-free" phones ? (yes, there is a difference)
MisplacedGaijin replied to AusGP on AMEX Platinum Charge - Platinum Airline Privileges Program Benefit
@RJW ... no need to be that jealous ! That "collection of Priority Pass restaurants" has only recently become available, and there's still...
MisplacedGaijin replied to scepticpsych on Direct Flights to Tokyo, Japan Return from Brisbane $707, Sydney $708, Melbourne $711, Adelaide $736, Perth $763 Via Qantas
I'm not sure the Qantas site is much better ... <http://www.qantas.com/au/en/flight-deals/city-pairs.html/syd/hnd/economy/lowest> still has...
Look at hyperdia.com ... put in your route and it'll tell you timetables and what each will cost.
MisplacedGaijin replied to lainey13 on Flights to Tokyo Return from Melb $587, Syd $602, Bris $602 on Philippine Airlines @ IWTF
Agreed ... I'm ready to push the "buy" button if/when JAL have specials to J-land (I'm so over QF/JQ) but JAL never seem to have any ? I...
MisplacedGaijin replied to beerpara on Why Do People Rush down The Train Station Stair on Their right?
Oops, my bad ... you're absolutely right. I was getting mixed up between my ひどり and my みぎ !
In Osaka they stand on the LHS of the escalator ... everywhere else they stand on the RHS. I asked some Japanese friends why and they just...
@DonaldH, I've just paypal'd you $25 ... hope it helps ...