Tagged: Australia

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Virgin Australia Business Class: OOL-SYD B737-800

I booked this Virgin Australia domestic Business Class ticket using Virgin America points as typically I fly Coach for short flights. It was just a 90 minute flight from Gold Coast to Sydney, but the service was fantastic! Virgin Australia mainly flies 737-800 planes on their domestic routes which is the...

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Qantas Business Class: SYD-MEL A330-300

I wanted to try out Qantas’s A330 Business Class and found award availability using British Airways points when I booked this ticket a few months ago. It was a short 1.5hr flight from Sydney to Melbourne but it gave me enough time to get to know the seat. The business...

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Hertz 24/7 Australia: Audi Q5

Hertz 24/7 Australia is a separate entity than your traditional Hertz rental car location. Your Hertz login won’t work. They operate just like Zipcar here in the US. I was excited to try it out and drive in Australia for the first time. The cars are parked in designated car sharing spaces throughout...

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Sprint Global Roaming in Australia, Hong Kong & Indonesia

I’ve put Sprint’s Global Roaming plan to use over the past year. The most shocking result is that all data services have operated at 3G speeds rather than the advertised 2G speeds which is a huge advantage over T-Mobile. At this point in time, Sprint is the only carrier in...

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Virgin Australia Premium Economy: LAX-SYD VA2

As I’ll be frequently flying this route to Sydney, I decided to try Virgin Australia which is 1 of 4 carriers with nonstop service from LAX. Previously, I flew Air New Zealand to Australia via Auckland but I love the Virgin brand so I had to try Virgin Australia. During...