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Australian Business class travellers

Posted by on April 30, 2014 – 07:51 am

Australian Business class travellers

alt= Qantas business class upgrade guide title= Qantas business class upgrade guide /> Nobody likes to fly in economy, so how do you go about getting an upgrade to business class ? There s plenty of myths and misinformation on how to get a free upgrade, including the classic clunker that you should dress up so you look like somebody who belongs at the pointy end of the plane. Fact is, the most reliable way to get an upgrade from economy to business class is to use your Qantas Frequent Flyer points. Even if your budget only stretches to…

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Australian Business Traveller address

Posted by on February 26, 2014 – 11:02 am

Australian Business Traveller address

Diary of a Business Traveller Since we commenced our business travels a few weeks ago, I’ve had a lot of people exclaiming their envy over what I’m doing. And while I feel very blessed with the opportunity to see different parts of Europe thus way, I often joke to my family that in some ways this is no better than my old weekly trips to the mining town of Karratha… Here are some snippets from my recent travels… Sunday 3pm, Amsterdam to Heathrow It’s a sunny weekend in a Amsterdam and I’m grabbing a taxi to head across the Channel to London. Not…

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Australian Business Traveller Velocity

Posted by on April 24, 2014 – 06:46 am

Australian Business Traveller Velocity

Sitting on a stack of Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points? Until next Wednesday, January 18, you can book business class flights within Australia and save thousands of points off the rack rate. The trick is to book your reward flight as a premium economy seat, which require substantially fewer points than a seat in the airline s new business class. As of Wednesday, premium economy will be replaced by business class on Virgin Australia flights – and premium economy reward bookings will subsequently disappear from the Velocity booking…

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Australian Business Traveller news

Posted by on March 10, 2014 – 11:24 am

Australian Business Traveller news

Star Alliance is gunning for a greater share of the business and corporate travel market with the release of four new Round The World (RTW) fares designed to cut the costs of international travel. The new RTW fares include a business class package with a base rate of just over $10, (excluding taxes and surcharges), representing saving of almost $2, on the previous lowest Star Alliance RTW business class fare – but will offer between three and 15 stopovers across a total travel distance of 26, miles. Star has also added three additional economy…

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Australian Business Traveller Newsletter

Posted by on April 18, 2014 – 02:17 pm

Australian Business Traveller Newsletter

alt= Qantas, Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific score well in business travel awards title= Qantas, Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific score well in business travel awards /> 2012 has been a very good year for business travellers. On the domestic front we’ve seen business travel once again become a two-horse race, for the first time in over a decade, since the collapse of Ansett in late 2001. This not only sent average business class prices down but boosted competition in aircraft, seats and service, both in the air and on the ground. Yet…

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Australian Business Traveller reviews

Posted by on February 23, 2014 – 08:58 am

Australian Business Traveller reviews

Check-in Travellers with a business class ticket can also use the premium service desks to deposit checked bags, or can obtain a boarding pass in the lounge if travelling with only carry-on luggage. Irrespective of frequent flyer status or Qantas Club membership, all business class passengers receive the same complimentary baggage allowance of two checked bags, with each piece weighing a maximum of 32kg. Business class passengers receive screening priority at the security checkpoint – accessible via a dedicated signed queue on the left-hand side…

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Australian Business Traveller Emirates A380

Posted by on March 4, 2014 – 02:51 pm

Australian Business Traveller Emirates A380

The plane The airline with the most A380s in the world, Emirates plans to have a full 90 of the superjumbos flying via its Dubai mega-hub. Emirates flies an A380 from Dubai to Sydney and on to Auckland every day, which makes it a great option if you re looking for a full-service airline (with proper international standard business class) across the Tasman. From Dubai, Australian passengers will find useful connections on Emirates A380s to London Heathrow, Manchester, Paris and Jeddah. It s also found on routes from Dubai to Bangkok, Toronto, Seoul…

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Australian Business Traveller Scooter

Posted by on May 18, 2014 – 02:30 pm

Australian Business Traveller Scooter

It s a business traveller nightmare: you ve managed to snag a prized extra-legroom bulkhead seat, but you make your way down the aisle to find a red-faced, screaming baby in the bassinet crib a metre away from your head. Or you haven t managed to pick one of the best seats on your flight, and instead you re relegated to the back row of business — and the wailing from a row of four babies right on the other side of the bulkhead wall begins before you even sit down. But there are four airlines flying from Australia focusing on the needs of business…

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