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Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2015, 8:42 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi, so now our plans have changed and we want to go to the UK next Sept / Oct - is there anything I should sign up for (Airmiles etc)?
Early bird prices are around $1700 with decent airlines...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2015, 11:20 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

As it turns out the $2500 flights are on Chinese airlines with a 38 hour journey time!, the nearest thing to decent (Etihad) is $3200 and that's economy.

I can't believe we went first class for...
Forum: Australia
Sep 30th 2015, 9:01 pm
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi, I haven't been on here for a while but we are looking to go to UK over Christmas, standard economy is about $2500 per person!!
What is currently the best way of getting business class seats to...
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2015, 8:41 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

I didnt find business class flights for $2300, they were economy!!
Since found flights for around $1700. Looks like the days of business or first are over for us :-(
At least we did first class...
Forum: Australia
May 17th 2015, 6:54 am
Forum: Australia
May 17th 2015, 4:15 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi, it was Economy seats I found for that price, just searched bestjet.com
James went last year for $5000 but it seems a lot has changed in 12 months :-(

I guess I count ourselves lucky we went a...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2015, 10:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: North Brisbane suberbs

Mostly mudflats in that area, maybe look a bit further north? Caloundra up to Coolum have beautiful beaches and in my opinion a lot nicer than Sandgate area
I guess Sandgate is better for commuting...
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2015, 10:21 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

I joined Life Miles a long time ago but have never received any offers, do they come via email?
I looked for flights yesterday (via normal search method) and we are looking at around $4700 for both...
Forum: Australia
May 11th 2015, 9:10 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi, haven't been on here for a while, we may be heading to UK (from Brisbane) in late December, no first class this time but whats the best way and rough cost for business class?
Not bothered about...
Forum: Australia
Feb 13th 2014, 8:39 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

Why don't you call them and ask? do a Google search for Private Schools Sunshine Coast and you'll find loads.
Mostly religious though so filling the kids with superstition/fairy tales but if that's...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2014, 3:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,809
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: School on the sunshine coast.

Very interesting conversation on ABC Radio this week (search for Conversations with Richard Fidelo and David Gilepsie) regarding state vs private schools.
Basically getting your cheque book out...
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2014, 9:03 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

Hi, shall we stop the bickering and get back on track. Its like a school playground on here.
So the people who are having a dig at each other, private or public education?
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2014, 8:38 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

yes, Buderim or Mountain Creek, new one at Brightwater (handy for british chippy). They'll all be ok.
Same goes for high schools but sometimes we here negative things about Maroochy high
Dont...
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2014, 10:11 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

and I dont get why people rate private schools so highly. I get that in the UK private schools are like having a detached house and BMW but otherwise is there any real benefits (in Australia)?
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2014, 3:17 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

whats wrong with public schools?
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2014, 7:44 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Yep we had the suites both ways, I cant imagine flying long haul in economy again!!
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2014, 7:08 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

We went from Sydney on 16th to Bangkok (seat 1A and 2A) then on to London (seat 3e and 3f), came back yesterday
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

when and where did you get back, maybe we were on same flight?
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2014, 12:47 am
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

I think it balances out after you take into account wages. Personally we are better off here than we were in the UK and talking to friends in the UK (we were there over christmas) we seem to be...
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2014, 12:38 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi all, just returned from UK yesterday after a fantastic return trip first class, thanks for everyone's help (especially BC)
Now that the US Airways thing is finishing what is the best way to get...
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2014, 1:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,809
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: School on the sunshine coast.

I forgot to say Brightwater has new primary school that's just been built. As the previous poster said Buderim is pick of the crop (but expensive), Mountain Creek is fine and I dont know what he...
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2014, 3:39 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,340
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Sunshine Coast cost of living.

We just had 3 weeks in the UK and it's a lot cheaper to live there than it is in Australia. However, the quality of life in Australia feels a lot better.
The wages in Australia seem a lot higher so...
Forum: Australia
Jan 13th 2014, 3:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,809
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: School on the sunshine coast.

Decide what school you want and then call them to get an up to date catchment zone. Mountain Creek is very popular and the zone has changed to take into account Brightwater. Buderim has a good...
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2013, 3:34 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Hi, I had no problem and got enough points for trip to UK first class.
Pity Thai Air keep changing the bloody planes though ;-)
Forum: Australia
Jul 1st 2013, 11:01 pm
Replies: 2,789
Views: 838,141
Posted By kevinbloomfield

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

Thanks for that, I just changed my seats so I'm sitting next to the wife on the long haul Bangkok to London.
I was looking forward to the 380 as well :-(
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