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You cannot fly directly to Wanaka. KAYAK recommends you fly to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) (29.76 mi from Wanaka). From there you can hire a car or take a taxi.
The cheapest airline ticket to Wanaka from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours was £1,037 return on the route London to Wanaka. The most popular route is London to Wanaka, and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was £874 return.
Queenstown Airport is 30 miles from the centre of Wanaka. View on map.
Most visitors from United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Wanaka. Entry to New Zealand is allowed provided that a traveler is a partner, a dependent child, or a family member of a student or work visa holder; of a temporary visa holder; or of a resident holder; critical health workers including their partner or independent children; students; ship crew and humanitarians. These groups must have a request to travel prior to entry.
Travelers do not need to request for an approval if they are New Zealand citizens and permanent resident visa holders; diplomats who hold a post in New Zealand; Australian citizens or permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand and eligible travelers from the Cook Islands, Niue, and Australia.
Details can be found here.
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Visitors from United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Wanaka.
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Wanaka.
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Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "The service is exceptional!"
Pros: "Seats are big as old plane"
Cons: "Very old plane, entertainment system therefore very old too. Service was slow, 2 hours after start till they serve dinner, another 1 hour to clear. No special boarding for staralliance gold members"
Pros: "Everything on time and smooth. Great service. Great pillows and. Plenti snacks anytime I want it. Very comfortable seats. Entertainment System fabulous."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "The cabin crew were fantastic. Food was abundant. Most boarding systems worked well. Choosing seats was confusing on website so we were allocated seating. The newer planes had a fantastic touch screen entertainment system. The seats on the newer planes were much more comfortable and roomy"
Cons: "The small seats are squishy on the older planes. The entertainment system on the older planes were dated and difficult to use. I felt sick after the flight to UK but felt fine coming home after one long flight on a newer plane."
Pros: "Quick boarding. Great entertainment system Good staff"
Cons: "Not comfortable seats"
Pros: "Food, service"
Pros: "Espresso coffee, champagne, crew, headphones"
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Cons: "The food for Premium Economy was very poor. The choices were substandard and the food at some meals was inedible. Very disappointing for the price of the tickets. The cabins and equipment seemed old and jaded."
Cons: "Please don’t use just fly.com ever. They cancelled my tkt and never accommodated a new one"
Pros: "Great service."
Cons: "Disinfectant smell."
Pros: "Very attentive and super awesome crew."
Cons: "The seat's recline button was broken which meant having to sit for 12+ hours upright. Upon hearing that the seat was broken, the airline crew offered my mother a check for 100 SGD (14% of the ticket value) to be used on Singapore airlines (for the discomfort caused for over 50% of the flight time). They changed her seat from Seoul to Singapore. When I wrote to them about it, they came back saying they had offered her a seat change from LA to Singapore, and she had declined, which is absolutely false. When I called that out, they said, maybe they did not offer aisle seats (note that the broken seat was not aisle). So it just shows that they don't want to accept that they messed up. They even told me that despite their best efforts in pre-flight checks, certain defects only surface when the flight is in progress. Will never ever travel on this airline again."
Pros: "Efficient, comfortable."
Pros: "Everything from Ticketing, Checking in......"
Pros: "Excellent service and attitude from ALL crew! Roomy premier economy!"
Pros: "Service is always excellent"
Cons: "Food however was very disappointing. Surprising as Singapore Airlines pride themselves on quality and the food was poor :-("
Cons: "Because the flight from IAD to London was cancelled, I never made it to this flight."
Pros: "Fantastic flight attendants never needed anything just a 1st class job definitely a 5 star airline thanks for everything"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Service was spot on and food was good. Very comfortable flight overall."
Pros: "The cabin crew are very helpful and friendly. I sat at the end of the row in the upper deck. After the gate door closed , they let me sit in the empty sit away from the toilets . During the flight they’re around with water and juices to make sure we’re dehydrated,"
Pros: "Crew was friendly and whole on ground process was efficient."
Cons: "Aircraft not as clean as expected from a flight departing from their home port. Can't put my finger on it, but standards have slipped for slipped for SQ, albeit from a very high standard."
Pros: "Service was great."
Cons: "Bit on the cold side."
Pros: "The hot towels twice during the flight was great"
Cons: "Really just the food"
Pros: "Reasonable price"
Cons: "Missed flight for medical reasons with 9 month old son, attempted to use remaining onward flight to Europe and return through Swiss which was refused! Most unreasonable, cheating me of my payment. I have since sought legal advice and contacted travel agent regarding, seems case law from several instances in my support. I had to pay thousands for new flight Austrian Air. Swiss thieved my money and I dont mind saying so. Unfair and unfair conduct. I am saving this letter for twitter to tell my friends of my disgust. I will be happy if this is sorted refunded immediately. A copy of these details and medical letter already provided to Jithendra from flight network (online travel agent)."
Pros: "they even addressed me by name"
Pros: "Great flight amazing service"
Pros: "Cabin crew are always great"
Cons: "Cabin fitout is getting tired and dated. Etihad leaves it for dead in first class"
Pros: "The attendants were helpful, smiling and friendly. The entire time We flew with an 18 month old and they came looking for us before he flight to help us carry our stuff on board. They gave her a toy, asked for her name, and checked on us often. They also gave my husband and I an option for early food service so that one of us could help our daughter eat. The movie selection was great. Take off, flight and landing were smooth. And we arrive half an hour early both directions!"
Pros: "Professionalism and friendliness of crew"
Cons: "Seat not great for my length even though it was business class"
Pros: "To be fair, my rating will be very high due to it being the first time flying Business Class on Singapore Airlines. Unfortunately it was a short flight so I didn't et a chance to experience the whole service properly as I needed. I felt like royalty with the service offered by your staff who consistantly came to check if everything was in order without making a nuisance. Fantastic food and beverage options too. Overall a great experience, but would have liked it to be a 12hr experience instead of 5."
Cons: "Flight was over too quickly."
Pros: "Friendly staff, excellent customer service, great food"
Pros: "Crew was very attentive and professional"
Cons: "Return flight the movies were the same as three weeks earlier."
Pros: "Food was excellent, timely departure and arrival"
Cons: "Crew was not as friendly as I'm used to."
Pros: "Spacious, comfortable seat"
Pros: "Great food and fantastic service"
Cons: "Needs more legroom"
Pros: "Thank you flight itself was v good but not check in"
Cons: "Check in was terrible Long slow moving lines to just drop a bag! Can definitely improve as it is not like this anywhere any longer"
Pros: "Singapore airlines was also great and I very much enjoyed that flight even though it was 10 or more hours. The good was great and same for the entertainment . The whole flight was very pleasant . Also I loved the steamed towels that was something i haven't had on a flight before ."
Pros: "crew and service and food was excellent MJ from local staff went above and beyond to assist when i missed my connection she was kind, compassionate and efficient A+++++++"
Cons: "missed connection in Seoul. announcements should be louder, was in rest room opp the gate and did not hear any announcements for boarding text message should be sent if passenger missing."
Pros: "Great seats and leg space in premium economy."
Cons: "We had the staff come to us twice to keep the "noise" down (we were travelling with a 2.5 yrs old). Now we travelled on other legs with Singapore airlines, with the same toddlers and same "noise" levels, but no one came to us to request to keep the noise level down... I am guessing that premium economy has a different (lower) threshold for toddler "noises" !! :)"
Pros: "Crew and staff were great and accommodating."
Pros: "just like the flight to FRA the return was outstanding. The crew was extremely helpful and upbeat. I was in seat 31H (more leg room this time) and I was able to observe their interactions among themselves. I can truly say they enjoy their jobs."
Cons: "nothing this time"
Pros: "The crew is super polite and helpful. travelled with an infant. havent seen more prompt service ever in any airline"
Pros: "Punctual, attention to detail. Top notch service."
Cons: "Fed us too much and quick. Causing half of the food on my tray go to waste."
Pros: "Smooth flight, good quality entertainment"
Cons: "My flight to Narita was fabulous, so I was surprised to find the return flight home filled with a condescending crew, terrible food, and a broken entertainment system. We had requested a Muslim meal on the previous flight, but the food was so spicy and smelly that we chose to go with the normal faire on the way back. I changed it on the website when I checked in online but when we arrived at the airport we were informed that the meal was still set as a muslim meal. The representative at the baggage counter called the plane and made sure that it was changed back to a normal meal. However, when it was dinner time we were presented with muslim meals. When we spoke to the head airhost to request a normal meal he said that they only carried a specific number and an leftover meals were for the crew only and that we had to eat the muslim meals or have sandwiches. We requested the sandwiches - the muslim meal was too spicy and had made us sick before. The "sandwiches" were pretty much two slabs of dry bread with some mayo slapped on. Disgusting and dry. I wish they could have made an exception for us or provided us with something edible. It was a long flight and we were starving by the time breakfast rolled around. The crew was condescending and cold. My entertainment system lacked functionality; some of the buttons on my remote were broken."
Pros: "The food and drink selection available during the flight was outstanding. The crew were considerate and very friendly and the entertainment on board was unlimited. Overall a fantastic experience."
Cons: "Refer above."
Pros: "Great inflight entertainment options! Food was good"
Pros: "The service on board was excellent Long haul flights can be very tiresome but the crew made it a very pleasurable experience"
Cons: "Nothing really."
Cons: "Airplane crews were kind of bossy. Even someone had to put their seat back when the plane was landing, there was nicer way to tell them. They have strict social class in their culture? OK. I got the cheapest ticket. Next time should get on a first class?"
Cons: "how long the flight was"
Pros: "Good with kids Clean new planes"
Pros: "Shorter layover times with connecting flights compared with flying through LA. Aircraft had numerous toilets with great service and food. Water was brought around at regular intervals through out the entire flight. Something one appreciates when travelling with an Airline that does not offer this level of service Keep it up Air NZ"
Cons: "Economy seating is to tight and restrictive for a flight of 14-15 hours. If Airlines are going to offer this length and longer flight times they need to look at the spacing of there seating!!"
Pros: "The accommodations were unexpected and amazing!"
Pros: "Food and entertainment were great. Crew was very nice."
Cons: "Sitting in between the economy sections meant everyone with a crying child should come stand by my seat until their baby stops crying."
Pros: "I really enjoyed the opportunity to be with my husband"
Cons: "The seats were okay in comfort"
Pros: "Plane was was clean"
Pros: "crew were personable and accommodating"
Cons: "entertainment selection was extremely poor"
Pros: "Good people on board. Friendly and helpful. The crew was very good."
Cons: "They lost my luggage. Had trouble every step along the way trying to get it back. It seemed that they were more interested in saying the scripted company line rather than communicating as a real person. I was sorely disappointed with Air New Zealand and would not encourage others to fly them right now. Might change later, but still stinging from the experience."
Pros: "Comfortable seats."
Pros: "The crew was polite, efficient and prompt"
Cons: "The food quality needs improvement!"
Pros: "I cannot say enough good things especially about the Air New Zealand staff on this flight, they were truly amazing, went above and beyond to help me and others. They were personable & caring! The seat was comfortable and the dinner was the best tasting airline food I have eaten in years. Happy!"
Cons: "I’m really not sure."
Pros: "Strong crew service is the highlight of flying Air New Zealand. Plane comfort is good, with nice ambient lighting, decent seats and reasonably spacious toilets. At least for now, they have in-seat entertainment screens with lots of current offerings. Our flight had free wi-fi, a real plus."
Cons: "Boarding with Air New Zealand at Heathrow was complex and poorly organised when compared to the smooth and efficient process at LAX. This has been the case each time I have flown this same route with this airline."
Cons: "I can’t be more demanding. Everything on the flight were good."
Cons: "Terrible customer service."
Pros: "Inflight service and all round experience with Air New Zealand was excellent"
Cons: "Aircraft cabin way too hot on both jouneys"
Pros: "Please read notes above -"
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "So good! Food was excellent, entertainment system is fantastic! All good here!"
Cons: "There wasn’t a thing I disliked"
Pros: "Nice flight"
Cons: "That they left my luggage, 1 piece off entire flight! A brightly patterned piece! In 50 years of flying!!! Has NEVER happened! Had to spend the 1st several hours running around looking for underwear and jacket! Not a great start to vacation! And $100 nzd doesn't buy much!"
Pros: "Food was great"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "this is Second times to use Air NZ to go to LA. before flight, they found technical problem, but ok .. nothing happen . Ground saffs helped us before on board . hope to use again ."
Cons: "generally nothing"
Pros: "Was a little more leg room... makes all the difference"
Cons: "Was pretfy much Ok"
Cons: "Flight was delayed and the informati N at the gate kept changing. Regular announcements that we would board in 10 Minutes. And hen we didn’t and then another announcement of 10 minutes etc Process was confusing. Four different lines with signage that was too low to be seen by anyone except those who were up front. Employees were flustered and having arguments on phone in presence of those boarding. Led to more chaos and uneasiness"
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "unalbe to select seats so we were spread out"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Delayed for about one hour."
Pros: "Punctuality. Confortable plane."
Cons: "Having to pay for aisle seats. Constantly having to ask for more toilet roll. Forced to have non vegetarian food!"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful staff"
Cons: "No WiFi or outlets on aircraft"
Pros: "The people and the service were top notch. I fly on numerous carriers and overall AirNZ has been my favorite, hands down, primarily because of the helpful kind friendly staff."
Cons: "Disembarking down onto the tarmac, and being made to stand out there for about 5 minutes (supposedly for safety's sake) while another plane was being pushed out from the next gate, all the while breathing in the choking nauseating jet exhaust fumes while our own plane was idling."
Pros: "Top quality flight"
Cons: "The black boxes next to your feet are oddly placed and limit leg room."
Pros: "The service is great as well as the food!"
Pros: "Everything! It's Air NZ!"
Pros: "Flight was on time, airplane was clean, flight attendants friendly and attentive. Very pleasant flying experience"
Pros: "On-time flights."
Cons: "Someone sitting in my seat already!"
Cons: "Delayed by 45 minutes"
Pros: "I thought there was plenty of leg room in the standard seats. The flight attendants were cordial. No complaints."
Cons: "Having to pick up our bags and going through customs was horrible and stressful. Bags coming off the flight last made the customs line very long, after going through customs couldn't find where to check our bags on to Queenstown, finally found the the automatic check-in, too late only one person to help. So late had to walk to the domestic terimal, in a hurry. Finally found the check-in, checked all 3 bags, arrived in Queenstown, only two came in."
Pros: "Cabin attendants kind, friendly"
Pros: "How caring and involved the flight crew made everyone comfortable during the long haul."
Cons: "Hard to find anything that was wrong with my flight"
Cons: "Temperature on the plane kept shifting from freezing cold to too hot."
Pros: "The service was great and the seats had a lot of leg room. Very easy to check in online and drop bags at the airport."
Cons: "The wine was delicious and I wanted more"
Pros: "Crew was excellent; good and friendly service. On time."
Cons: "15 minute walk from terminal to gate without any pre-warning. Food was mediocre."
Pros: "Free booze."
Cons: "Not worth the extra money for preferred seats. Food was terrible. I figured I could just buy a sandwich or something but they didnt have anything except for pretzels. Even the options they had available on the menu the crew said they didn't have any of it on board. Then the in flight entertainment wasn't working for some people so they had to reboot the system which took about half an hour and I lost my place in the movie I was watchIMG. I guess it helped that they give you free booze, which was helpful in relaxing after all the issues. Overall I did not enjoy this flight even half as much as I did the way there."
Pros: "Service and attitude superb"
Cons: "comfort and seats. On the flight back, although crowded, it would have been nice to have the assistance that 3 large guys could have used to find a seat. Spent the entire flight sweating between two large gentlemen. Luckily, they were polite and we all managed."
Pros: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "Crew were great! Emergency exit was great too"
Cons: "I do not find anything to complain. My first choice will be Emirates."
Pros: "Crew was attentive Pilot steered a smooth flight"
Cons: "Seats were a little cramped"
Pros: "I did like the cleanliness ."
Cons: "Crew was not friendly at all . Stewerdess did not smile at all .. only to their “favorite “ 2 or 3 passengers. I can’t believe I did not receive a hot tea on the way to Athens or the way back to Newark."
Pros: "Emirates crew knows how to manage the kids well and they have the right menu for kids, right entertainment"
Cons: "everything was mostly fine"
Cons: "Crew some times get angry and work without passion"
Cons: "Caused me a 20+ hour layover in dubai in a horrible hotel"
Pros: "The food and entertainment on board was the best I’ve ever experienced on a flight."
Cons: "The headset didn’t work properly so had to listen to music and movies through half the earphones."
Pros: "The food was great. Don't be scared of giving vegetarians dairy though unless they specify vegan."
Pros: "Entertainment is good. I like food"
Cons: "Everything is good but boarding stuff needs more improvements."
Pros: "Everything. Nothing negative."
Pros: "Emirates is a great airline with friendly staff and an amazing fleet of aircraft"
Cons: "I had updated for my flight from Jeddah to Dubai, but found that business class passengers were not given priority boarding and had to wait for all other passengers to board. The plane also took off late."
Pros: "Quantas Operated by Emirates is definitely not Emitrates standard."
Pros: "A380 economy cabin, excellent legroom for a 6"2 bloke like me. Seat was wide enough too. Really good food and a cracking entertainment system. Happily fly them again."
Pros: "It was a smooth and pleasant journey."
Cons: "Menu options were somewhat limited"
Pros: "Crew, food, entertainment"
Cons: "1 hr delay with take-off due to security check of all carry-on baggage from a passenger leaving the plane"
Cons: "There were not proper announcements for delay of flight. Flight moved from gate while overheads bins doors were still open, lots of passengers were still standing, walking in the aisles. Even though I told Steward not to wake me for the meals but still I was woken up 3 times for two serving of meals."
Cons: "The crew was not friendly and very slow. I was flying with an infant and a child and have had excellent experiences on a number of other less expensive airlines and I am disappointed that I had bad service on Emirates business class."
Cons: "The seats are cramped and the food is tasteless"
Pros: "Boarding process followed at LHR #3 was well done and organized, made good use of passenger's time. Desk personnel at LHR #3 was professional, as was crew on aircraft into Dubai."
Cons: "No breakfast (had sticker on seat to wake up if needed) and ended up awake whole flight. Flight for LHR to Dubai did not provide breakfast although 1950 -> 0550 red-eye flight"
Pros: "great lie flat bed, was too tired to take advantage of the service"
Pros: "This was my first time getting a bump up to First. Loved the dining options and comfort level. Staff on board were wonderful. Shower a particular novelty but it did perk me up prior to landing."
Cons: "I cannot fault anything about his experience. Simply fantastic."
Pros: "Emirates flight was amazing"
Cons: "Bug in Kayak app cost me £60 through the flight not being confirmed and having to rebook. Be vary wary of the Kayak app."
Pros: "Timing, service, comfort"
Pros: "So great to still fly with some comfort in this day and age, especially with the awful experience flying American carriers. Great crew, very friendly."
Pros: "Except the seats satisfied overall."
Cons: "We have booked two tickets separately. One for me and the other for my wife and kid. But we were travelling together. When we checkin, we told we need the seats together. But, they did not give the seat together."
Pros: "The predictable skyward gold benefits when travelling with emirates"
Cons: "The low quality Oryx lounge offerings on my Doha-Dubai return leg"
Pros: "I felt that the crew kind of forgot about us; there were lots of trolleys going by with drinks but each presumed that we had been served. I also felt that the crew in this section weren't friendly. I know it was an extremely busy flight but there wasn't much eye contact with the some of the crew, I felt that the stewards (men) were the least friendly."
Cons: "The food was bland and boring but i do like having real knives and forks. The white wine choice wasnt good. The crew didn't seem that familiar with the types on offer, ie savignon blanc, chardonnay etc. They just handed you the wine and hoped it would be ok. I felt for such a long flight the crew could have announced that if anyone would like extra snax or drinks then feel free to call a member of the crew or even go to the kitchen and ask. Wifi was offered on the flight but it wasn't explained how to use it so I didn't have this facility as I couldn't connect! Once we asked it was explained but I still wasn't able to connect. Would be helpful if this could be explained / announced to the passengers."
Cons: "The in-flight crew was rude and aggressive. Also there was no communication or announcement regarding the delayed flight. Food was substandard. We've had much better experience with emirates in the past. Next time perhaps we will opt for another airline ."
Pros: "Entertainment Food Friendly Flight Crews"
Cons: "Had to rush to the next flight in Dubai."
Pros: "The crew, overall were very alloof and disengaged. Rarely did we hear "your welcome" after saying thank you. We were made to feel as if we were interrupting their real work."
Cons: "The crew needs to remember that how consumers feel is almost as important as price. There are other choices that for air travel. It's costs nothing to smile, or to say your welcome."
Pros: "Low fat meal was great! (the salmon one)"
Cons: "They broke my checked in luggage!!!"
Pros: "Safety, on time, A380 is better than B777 (comfort)"
Cons: "Food, i like the hot bread rather than cold bread"
Pros: "The A380 was much more comfortable way to fly than the 777"
Cons: "I disliked the food"
Pros: "Very nice service"
Pros: "comfortable and new airplane"
Cons: "Flight attendants were very rude with a very bad attitude and not friendly."
Pros: "Good space"
Cons: "It's unfortunate that when you order a special meal you dont get your drinks until after you have eaten your meal. and if you end up waiting then you end up having a cold meal. It would be great if this could be changed"
Cons: "The technical problem with flight from Dubai to Dulles could have been resolved before boarding the flight. Crew could have been more clear on how much longer it would take to resolve the problem before and not after boarding the flight."
Cons: "See above. Ended up on a shitty American Airlines flight instead."
Cons: "There was only one hour of wifi, seriously? I mean Dubai is one of the nicest airports but maybe whats necessary is to be able to cater and not just put up even more redundant shops which lack people. People are traveling and might actually need to be in contact especially since flights are so spaced out"
Pros: "All was good"
Cons: "Nothing was amiss"
Pros: "Food and seat and entertainment"
Cons: "Check in time is too early (at least 90 hours before departure) Not part of sky team or star alliance"
Pros: "Excellent service by cabin crew especially Wail"
Pros: "Entertainment was fine and the crew were helpful."
Cons: "The behaviour of some of the Passengers. Drinking and verbally abusing the cabin crew."
Pros: "Food very good in economy. When I asked to take a look at the A380 the crew were accommodating and even showed me around the top deck."
Cons: "When in economy, regardless, comfort is a compromise, unfortunately Emirates in this regard is no exception as the seats are standard fare although the in flight entertainment is new generation."
Cons: "No food options even though a menu with 2 options was given"
Cons: "Poor boarding procedure in Melbourne. Delay badly handled, missed important connection. Business class inflight entertainment dos not work!"
Cons: "Minimal food and drink service."
Pros: "Food, entertainment, comfy seats, quiet sleeping time"
Cons: "Some of the head phone connection did not work"
Pros: "Staff obliging food excellent on time all good"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Crew members were nice and courteous"
Cons: "Flight was delayed more than 4 hours . Seats are not roomy at all and not comfortable compared to other international airways."
Pros: "Great check in, comfy plane, with arm rests that go fully up, even when the plane is taking off and landing."
Cons: "The lamb meatballs with couscous was the worst tasting thing I've ever eaten on a plane ever."
Pros: "Attendants were congenial, though not much visible between meals..."
Cons: "My window seat was further from window than normal so could not lean against it to sleep. My overhead light was not positioned properly, so did not help much. It was centered between me and person beside, so while she slept and I wanted to use, I couldn't. Also had to push against connection plugging earphones in to make work. It was a constant effort and made hand sore. And even at best the sound was poor."
Pros: "The entertainment..."
Cons: "There was not a lot of room for my legs when the chair in front of me was in the reclining position ."
Cons: "We did not get our assigned seats. We checked in 2 hours prior and it was "to early" to obtain boarding pass with seat assignment and we were told to wait at gate area and they would give seat assignments. We are very unhappy with the back row where the seats did not recline at all!! Dreading the return flight for that reason. When we checked in at St. Louise we were not able to use kiosk because it did not recognize do he Quantas flight numbers and personnel checked us in. We were pleased our checked baggage was sent thru to Melbourne, but surprised that we could not get seat assigned at that point."
Cons: "Flight was a series of late take offs, the food was really bad, people are so crammed in there is no space to even move around, one entire area was blocked with people's stuff which led to exit doors and this is not safe....time to demand airlines provide decent space to at least be able to cross ones legs, can't even do that anymore"
Pros: "Nothing really."
Cons: "I was stopped at gate check in and taken to one side as the passport control had reported me for being intoxicated. I was injured in the armed forces and have a bit of a balance problem as lost most my hearing. I think drink alcohol any more. I asked for an aisle seat as I'm a big guy but was put on seat E next to a huge fat guy so was unable to sit properly. I couldn't get out of the seat once as he just slept and must of drempt as kept jumping and banging me. I had 1 meal on the over 13hr flight, which I couldn't eat properly as was unable to use the knife & fork due to the huge obese guy next to me. I asked the stewardess to wake me at all meal times. Which she didn't. So missed all the meals and tea/coffee. I was looking forward to the put a too. The London to Singapore flight was a total let down and I expected so much more from Quantus as they have always been top standard before. Overall disgusted in the service."
Pros: "Had 3 seats to myself as plane wasn’t full."
Cons: "Long walk from connecting flights at LAX and incorrect gate number on schedule, necessitating even more walking. Exhausting before even getting on plane."
Pros: "Good seat, great service. Typical quality QANTAS flight - perfect"
Cons: "Maybe the seat could have been more comfortable."
Cons: "That I was rebooked for a flight I showed up to before it took me off. Literally people that showed up after me got on the plane"
Cons: "Less single use plastic on the flight"
Pros: "Everything was fantastic!"
Cons: "Arrival at Terminal 3 at Perth Airport was a real disappointment. It took more than an hour to get through passport control and customs. Woefully understaffed and exhausting after flying from Heathrow and arriving at 11.45pm. Makes me think twice about flying qantas into Perth"
Pros: "Great crew, nice clean aircraft with lots to watch via their streaming service Flight left ontime and arrived early"
Cons: "Food was good but not great"
Pros: "Flight crew is great"
Cons: "Didn’t like the the whole check in process. None of the system worked. Manual check in all the way and took so long. Not enough staff to service."
Pros: "Crew was great..easy check in for a techno dinosaur like me."
Cons: "Was not impressed with the seat armrests...but it was my first time on the dreamliner...usually fly airbus and sleep like a top !Would also prefer not to have to do customs till I reached Adelaide but thats just a minor quibble."
Pros: "Lunch served was good."
Cons: "The flight was delayed a bit."
Pros: "The Qantas lounge in Singapore is very nice. Nothing special relative to some others like Cathay, but lots of showers and good food are the key for a stopover, and the Qantas Lounge has that. The meal options are better out of Singapore than coming in to Singapore, The "order ahead" breakfast concept, where you place your order for breakfast when you board has it pros and cons. The personal service is nice, but one needs to know almost 12 hours ahead of time what they feel like eating. Overall a positive, but for me, it's hard for me to anticipate my appetite. It was my first A380 flight (together with the Sydney - Singapore leg), and overall I was disappointed relative to the Dreamliner. Yet it stands out as a positive the way that Qantas has configured business class on the upper deck. It's quite peaceful."
Cons: "Mostly an issue with security, two separate very long lines. The lines are marked priority and economy, but those are not adhered to. The seats in business class are not very comfortable. I feel like I had more comfortable seats 15 years ago on BA, and the world has come a long way since then. The planned upgrades are sorely needed."
Pros: "This flight is extremely long, but very enjoyable when flying with Qantas. They have everything, from snacks and drinks in the back of the plane to coming by pretty often to give you food. I was never hungry or upset wth the service."
Cons: "nothing I didn’t like!"
Pros: "I loved Qantas's attention to detail and their exceptionally friendly staff. Best airline I've used in recent years."
Pros: "The business class attention, and the quietness of an A380"
Cons: "Old style ‘ pod’ business seats.They are hard to sit , and not private like newer versions Silly extendable pop up tv screens with poor resolution"
Pros: "Smooth boarding Comfortable seat,love the entertainment as I could not sleep. Managed to catch on lots of movies that I have not seen."
Cons: "First stage , food not too crash. Rest fine."
Pros: "Wonderful staff, the flight felt quick and easy."
Cons: "The food, there was no vegetarian option."
Cons: "We did not make this flight"
Pros: "That I didn’t have to get up so early."
Cons: "Didn’t like coming via Dubai - parents have no control of their children. Tearing my hair out."
Cons: "entertainment screen on the back of the headrest was smaller than an ipad screen"
Cons: "Really unnecessary delays."
Cons: "We were unable to access the boarding area until about 15 min prior to the flight for some unknown reason. We were held in an "anteroom" area. The boarding process was a bit confused as a result."
Pros: "Crew was great, friendly and accommodating. Food was good for airline food"
Cons: "Seat rows are so close together that you have to pay extra for a decent amount of leg room."
Pros: "Excellent flight - great from start to finish. Free wifi was a bonus! delicious afternoon tea"
Pros: "The staff are some of the best in the sky"
Cons: "The usual riff raff amongst passengers"
Pros: "The entire staff was wonderful and friendly!! Dennis Byrne & Marie Byrne"
Cons: "We had a delay as they could not get the lift for food to put onto the plane, so we were delayed 1 hour. Dennis Byrne & Marie Byrne"
Pros: "The crew were professional and looks the part, food was warm and tasty and they made regular checks to see if we needed water or food."
Cons: "Well there were 3 crying babies for a good portion of the flight which is no fault of the airline or parents it's just something that wasn't as desirable."
Pros: "The crew on both legs of our flight were great and did their very best to take care of the customers even in poor circumstances."
Cons: "Our original flight from Sydney to SFO was cancelled due to mechanical issues after boarding over an hour late and then sitting in our seats on the tarmac for over 3 hours. The flight was rebooked for the next day, but on a much older and far less comfortable plane. The plane had no room of any kind, especially for a taller person, and there was no choice but to put your seat back if the person in front of you had. The inflight entertainment was also far less advanced. After having such an excellent flight to Australia I was highly disappointed by the flight home. Other than putting us in a free hotel for the night and paying for taxi fares there was no compensation which cost me a full day of work."
Pros: "Quick boarding process, good food, and good entertainment selection"
Cons: "My headphone didn't work properly. The left ea side didn't have any sounds and the right side sometimes scrambles."
Pros: "Checking in and boarding was good and reasonably fast. Room available for everyone's hand luggage. Toilets were reasonable. Food in economy was ok."
Cons: "No hot USB port in economy. Inflight information system is old and screen resolution and contrast is not so good. Best to use own headphones."
Pros: "Best entertainment on the market, movies and music for all customers not only teenagers and families"
Pros: "Qantas accommodated our 22 month old by providing us a seat in the middle, vacant. This was amazing and thoroughly appreciated."
Pros: "Nice crew. Nice food. Nice movies. Smooth ride"
Pros: "Crew was kind, food was good"
Cons: "Very little legroom"
Cons: "This was actually promoted on the site as an emirates ticket and only after id purchased it did i figure out that it was actually for Emirates Airways sister airline Qantas Airways! I tried to change my dates after I bought it and dealing with Flight network -where i bought it from - was a nightmare!! I wouldnt recomment this at all."
Pros: "First Lounge is good."
Cons: "Seats are old, lumpy and don't work half the time."
Pros: "Was bumped off fjight. Due to not being checked in by Jetstar. Crew was nice and put us on a later Hawaiian."
Cons: "Small plane and short flight so given a small snack but no entertainment."
Cons: "I was surprised that we were flying a different carrier than Emirates"
Pros: "On time dep and arr."
Cons: "Nothing specific."
Pros: "Arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "Was seated with 2 screaming and kicking babies behind me"
Pros: "Arrived safely."
Cons: "Noisy children."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly"
Pros: "Great customer care"
Pros: "Great films and tasty food"
Cons: "Had to run to gate after two buses to reach correct terminal. Saw info that flight was closing. Held up at gate due to confusion with my boarding pass. Limited leg room on flight. End of flight huge queues at Dallas airport for security. After a long flight a passenger does not need to be corralled through excessively long winding lines."
Cons: "The food"
Cons: "Food and drinks could be better"
Pros: "AA had fantastic service, no complaints"
Pros: "Good space in premium"
Cons: "Female cabin crew were aggressive, discourteous and frankly rude to the passengers when they had to verbally communicate. I hear this so often with American cabin crew. When I started to experience this I became aware of the same trend in regard communications with other passengers. Very unattractive."
Pros: "The smooth boarding process and the enterainment."
Cons: "The limited food option. In general, there's not much vegetables. The food is either a pasta dish (quite heavy) or a meat dish with potatoes or rice."
Pros: "The check in woman was rode and could barely soak english"
Cons: "Entertainment options were great"
Pros: "Thank you and keep up the great work"
Cons: "My seat was broken"
Cons: "Very slow boarding. No overhead space."
Pros: "Good Hospitality"
Cons: "insuffecient supply of juices etc"
Cons: "It was FREEZING. Uncomfortably so that we were unable to sleep."
Pros: "Meals and service were very good."
Pros: "on time and it was comfortable"
Cons: "Overall was Great."
Cons: "Didnt like the food or the movie selections"
Pros: "Pasta was good."
Cons: "The touch screen did NOT work most of the time.Not able to watch GPS or select movie..."
Pros: "Efficient boarding, smooth flying, arrived on time"
Cons: "Inflight entertainment could have been more user friendly"
Cons: "No wheelchair provided which was requested for. Touch screen not resetted"
Pros: "On time. Smoothest landing ever."
Cons: "Some of the food."
Cons: "The touch screens were less than responsive. They weren't very touch sensitive."
Pros: "AA Dreamliner was awesome"
Cons: "Holding terminal had no food establishments"
Pros: "The service was super"
Pros: "Free wine Great Movies Great food including ice cream!!! Free pillow, blanket, and headphones!!"
Cons: "The controls for the entertainment were hard to figure out. To many options and multi use buttons."
Pros: "Food was tasty. The attendants left me sleeping but were helpful with bringing me food and drinks after I woke up Great aircraft B777"
Cons: "The touch screens were horrible and no Wi-Fi"
Cons: "Baggage took 1 hour after arrival1"
Pros: "Oldest system that needs to be upgraded"
Cons: "Rude staff sarcastic"
Cons: "Everything was perfect"
Pros: "The service was excellent, and we arrived ahead of schedule."
Pros: "Great service and friendly smiles."
Pros: "The air stewardess was friendly and courteous, the meal were tasty and sufficient."
Cons: "The flight came in early but we had to wait over thirty minutes for luggage to arrive."
Cons: "I do not understand when a global carrier knows the plane will not arrive the next day that they do not find a suitable replacement. The plane interior was outdated!"
Pros: "Updating the passengers about the hold ups . Good food . Live news telecast - channels like BBC, CNN , MSNBC ."
Pros: "Comfortable sitting Good assistance food is not so good"
Cons: "Food is not suitable for indians"
Pros: "Transported me to my destination safely."
Cons: "Seat was extremely narrow and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Service onboard the airline"
Pros: "All of the flights outbound and return were on time, which was nice."
Cons: "Entertainment system crashed several times, annoyingly. They ran out of beer before serving my lunch, very irritating! Cost cutting, I guess."
Pros: "This flight was operated by British Airways on an Airbus A320. Great service from Sally, the Purser, and her team, with a hot breakfast, frequent drink refills and really personable interaction with passengers. Arrived 10 minutes ahead of schedule. Great!"
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