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Australia Trip Report: United, Virgin Australia, Hilton and Radisson Blu

At this time last year, I was in Australia for a couple of weeks and reviewed each portion of my trip here on Frequently Flying (or CNBC’s Road Warrior), including my United Airlines LAX-Sydney flight, a sponsored trip on Virgin Australia between Sydney and Perth, two Hiltons, and the Radisson Blu Sydney. Here’s a recap…

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Flight Review: Virgin Australia Business Class Perth to Sydney

I flew to Perth on a Virgin Australia Airbus A330 sporting the old business class configuration, and I was excited to experience the new, more luxe layout on my return to Sydney. If you didn’t read my outbound review, you should know that Qantas and Virgin Australia have really upped their game on this premium…

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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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Parmelia Hilton Perth Review (and My First Suite Upgrade)

While in Australia, I flew to Perth and stayed at the Hilton Parmelia for one night before returning the next day back to Sydney. I had been to Perth previously and this trip was primarily to review Virgin Australia’s service (post forthcoming), so the one-nighter was just fine with me. Not to mention hotel rates…

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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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