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Member Since 17/10/2014
Last Seen 26/07/2019
Location Sydney

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Does “Discount Economy” allow upgrades, for example via points ?
26/07/2019 - 06:18
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...
26/06/2019 - 08:02
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...
12/05/2019 - 13:08
I signed up before, selected Altitude Points (better earning rate ?) but since there's no transfer between Altitude and FF points (not even...
07/04/2019 - 09:59
IIRC it's 60 SC each way, so 120 SC for a round trip ?
02/04/2019 - 07:28
> 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...
23/01/2019 - 13:53
I prefer Asahi, just make sure it's the cans (brewed in Japan) not bottles (brewed in China) !
26/11/2018 - 14:22
First the caveat. Some airlines are now enforcing the 7kg carry-on weight limit. At Coolangatta I've seen Tiger employees systematically...
07/08/2018 - 08:43
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...
07/08/2018 - 07:55
The best way to securely store online data like this is to ... ummm, not store it online in the first place ?
17/07/2018 - 21:08
Question: How many original Japanese castles still remain with an intact main tower ? Answer: 12
04/06/2018 - 19:58
Tim Tams - but not the ordinary milk chocolate, take the dark (on special this week at Coles !).
27/05/2018 - 16:37
Agreed, I'm so wary of devices like this, especially after stories like...
26/05/2018 - 05:32
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...
24/05/2018 - 08:29
I use one like this <https://www.kathmandu.com.au/media/catalog/product/6/1/61461_adapter_japanv2_b_000.jpg> that accepts my 3-pin Aussie...
05/05/2018 - 15:43
Narita T2 lounges are absolute rubbish, makes CNS (Reef Club lounge) look good - only two landside (IASS gives you 1 free drink only, TEI...
11/03/2018 - 09:38
Will these really work in "unlocked" phones ? Or just "sim-free" phones ? (yes, there is a difference)
01/03/2018 - 09:07
Last September I bought a "Japan Travel SIM (powered by IIJmio)" at the local BIC store but couldn't get it to connect on my unlocked Nokia...
19/02/2018 - 19:38
Actually about 20mins into the 1994 movie (where Daniel is briefing General West and his staff) on the wall there are references to...
19/02/2018 - 00:16
@markcleveland, yeah actually https://wwww.youtube.com/TF3zUOXUYQ is the original 1994 movie and I was really after this new fangled...
18/02/2018 - 23:40
Hmmm ... youtube-dl is in daily use here but www.stargatecommand.co seems to be using an internal video player so even after registering...
17/02/2018 - 07:10
Subaru XV - good pickup, decent tech and around $30k. I got one last Nov and all I can say is that I should've got it sooner !
08/02/2018 - 08:07
Lububtu 17.04, with Firefox as the browser, on a 14yo IBM desktop (try using the current Mico$oft offerings on that !). Why ? I think the...
22/01/2018 - 07:35
@RJW ... no need to be that jealous ! That "collection of Priority Pass restaurants" has only recently become available, and there's still...
11/12/2017 - 07:55
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...
10/10/2017 - 07:29
Look at hyperdia.com ... put in your route and it'll tell you timetables and what each will cost.
10/09/2017 - 02:23
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...
04/07/2017 - 08:52
Oops, my bad ... you're absolutely right. I was getting mixed up between my ひどり and my みぎ !
24/06/2017 - 05:44
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...
22/06/2017 - 13:32
@DonaldH, I've just paypal'd you $25 ... hope it helps ...
10/06/2017 - 07:56