Perth – June 2016

Qantas A330 Domestic Business Class Overview

Qantas A330 Domestic Business Class seat | Point Hacks

Qantas now have a majority of their Airbus A330s reconfigured with their ‘new’ domestic Business Class cabins – despite them being first seen last year, their full fleet isn’t quite finished.

That said, if you book yourself onto a Qantas A330 flight you should now find yourself with the reconfigured cabin more often than not – and it’s an absolutely fantastic seat.

In this guide we run through what to expect from the Qantas A330 domestic Business Class experience, and look at how to redeem a range of frequent flyer points currencies ↓ for the routes it most frequently flies. Continue reading…

COMO The Treasury Perth City Room – Picture Review

Como The Treasury Perth | Point Hacks

During a trip to Perth last year, I had couple of nights where I needed hotel rooms. ‘COMO The Treasury’, known from here out as ‘The Treasury’, had opened earlier in the year and had been making waves as the newest, most interesting hotel in town.

It’s since become part of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program, meaning Amex Platinum Charge cardholders can expect additional perks if booking a stay here.

It’s not a cheap hotel with base rooms starting at north of $400 per night – but it was definitely ‘next level’ when it came to space, design and service, and I would totally recommend the place if you can make the cost make sense.
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Virgin Australia A330 Business Class (domestic) overview

Virgin Australia A330 Business Class (domestic) overview | Point Hacks

Virgin Australia’s A330 newest domestic Business Class cabin is fast gaining a reputation as one of the best domestic Business Class’ in the world (alongside Qantas).

In this overview we’ll cover our experiences, tips and thoughts about Virgin Australia’s Business Class in their A330 fleet, and look at ways to get the most from your experience whether you are redeeming points or paying cash. Continue reading…