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Amenity Kit Review: Virgin Australia Business Class – Men’s Version 2012

An amenity kit on a domestic flight? Yep… Virgin Australia offers amenity kits to business class passengers flying its premium A330s on transcontinental runs from both Melbourne and Sydney to Perth. Here’s a review of the men’s version for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. For a better description of each category and the 7-point…

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Lounge Review: Virgin Australia, Perth Domestic Terminal

I previously reviewed Virgin Australia’s domestic lounge in Sydney, and here now is their offering at Perth’s domestic terminal. The lounge entry is quite literally two paces straight ahead immediately after you clear security – you simply can’t miss it. Passing through the glass doors, you enter a small lobby with a circular reception desk…

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Flight Review: Virgin Australia Business Class Sydney to Perth

As many of you know, I was in Australia for a couple of weeks last month and I gave you a sneak peek of my transcontinental Virgin Australia experience. Here, now, is a full review of my premium coast-to-coast flight from Sydney to Perth. In full disclosure, I flew compliments of Virgin Australia. The route…

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Virgin Australia’s Domestic Lounge at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

I had the privilege of flying Virgin Australia in business class from Sydney to Perth a couple of weeks ago and gave you a sneak peek here. Prior to the flight, I spent a few hours in their domestic lounge in Terminal 2 – a benefit for business class ticketholders similar to what we enjoy…

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Incredible experience on Virgin Australia: Sneak Peek

I’m still in Australia on vacation through next week, so I apologize in advance for the light blog posts. That said, I have to provide a teaser of forthcoming posts about my experiences flying Virgin Australia. Full reviews of flying business class with them Sydney-Perth-Sydney (and their airport lounges) will be forthcoming here on FrequentlyFlying,…

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Ranking the 19 amenity kits I’ve reviewed to date

I started my Amenity Kit Review series shortly after I launched the blog back in 2010 and have reviewed a total of 19 kits so far. Fellow blogger AAdvantage Geek asked me not so long ago if one of the kits I reviewed scored at the top and to be honest, I wasn’t exactly sure.…

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‘Departure Date’ short flick filmed on the Virgin trio of airlines

If you haven’t already heard about the short narrative film shot onboard the Virgin group of airlines, here’s the trailer (below) that includes an interesting behind the scenes segment. It’s a pretty neat idea and I’ll definitely watch it simply because it’s filmed onboard aircraft, though I believe it’ll be exclusive and only available on…

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Virgin Australia has no interest in joining Star Alliance

My dreams of Virgin Australia joining Star Alliance have been dashed. After Ansett Australia collapsed in March 2002, there have been extremely limited options to get around Australia if you’re loyal to Star and want to earn and burn miles. It appears new options will continue to remain very distant in the future. Virgin Australia…

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Amenity Kit Review: Virgin Australia Premium Economy (November 2011)

I’m partnering up with Brad again over at Upgrd.com for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. Last year he flew with Virgin Australia on a vacation to Australia and New Zealand, and I previously reviewed the Business Class amenity kit he received here. Up for review today is the carrier’s “Comfort Pack” provided to him…

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Amenity Kit Review: Virgin Australia Business Class (November 2011)

I’m partnering up with Brad over at Upgrd.com for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. He recently flew V Australia, now Virgin Australia, from Los Angeles to Sydney in Business Class and posted an excellent review of the flight here. Knowing I’m a collector, he sent me a spare kit for my review. For a…

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