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Forum: Japan Yesterday, 1:43 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 22,352
Posted By mkjr
I forgot they used to sell yamazaki 10 and...

I forgot they used to sell yamazaki 10 and hakushu 10 too....
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan Yesterday, 10:53 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,696
Posted By mkjr
that is the plan although i can fly J. i...

that is the plan although i can fly J.

i just hope i don't have to deal with an FA that wants to drop the shades at 10am after breakfast. that will piss me off. i actually won't do it since the...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan Yesterday, 10:47 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By mkjr
I don’t have issues with it and despite what...

I don’t have issues with it and despite what people say, I have booked BA via concur and managed to upgrade using my Avios from CW to F directly with the airline…. My experience is also that it has...
Forum: Cathay Pacific | Asia Miles May 27, 15, 6:39 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By mkjr
Yes. I would, just change to 4 J...and ideally,...

Yes. I would, just change to 4 J...and ideally, take 4 seats in the mini cabin.
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club May 27, 15, 2:19 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 8,480
Posted By mkjr
what is ironic about this was that the email that...

what is ironic about this was that the email that i had in my inbox before the original email was that i had to be at a meeting in london at the last minute. so the next email was the free upgrade,...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 27, 15, 1:50 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,696
Posted By mkjr
funny, due to meeting times, the fact that AC had...

funny, due to meeting times, the fact that AC had this flight resulted in them getting a good amount of change versus BA and i even had a free J to F upgrade on BA too...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 27, 15, 11:39 am
Replies: 75
Views: 6,182
Posted By mkjr
i would never kick myself for not buying an...

i would never kick myself for not buying an airline stock, although i still kick myself for not going all in on Blue Star Airlines...:D

well, and also anacott steel too...



yes, kind of...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 27, 15, 11:03 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
TAM domestic flights in Brazil have a very low...

TAM domestic flights in Brazil have a very low size and weight limit that they steadfastly check. But as you note, they allow one checked bag for free. Guess what, boarding is VERY fast....


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Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 27, 15, 10:59 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
flying in Paid J, BR weighed my roller bag at YYZ...

flying in Paid J, BR weighed my roller bag at YYZ and noted it was overweight by 1kg and asked me politely to try to move some things into my lap top bag, which I kindly did....and FOR ALL THE...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 27, 15, 7:38 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
i have had a case of some comtes lafon whites...

i have had a case of some comtes lafon whites shipped via Canada Post and it was literally falling out of the shipper when it was delivered....thankfully, no smashed bottles.

i have shipped cases...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 26, 15, 8:16 pm
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
I'm also in the about time camp and I am amazed...

I'm also in the about time camp and I am amazed at the explanations that are bordering on fanciful fiction as to why the rules are absurd for the DYKWIA's.
Forum: Singapore May 26, 15, 2:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By mkjr
bubbles will be a wee bit cheaper in HKG. ...

bubbles will be a wee bit cheaper in HKG. depending on where you buy it, could be more or less. i would say your general caveat would apply to many countries, however, but I think HKG is cheaper by...
Forum: Japan May 26, 15, 12:48 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 22,352
Posted By mkjr
shhh....Kirin Sanroku 18 is also very good. now...

shhh....Kirin Sanroku 18 is also very good. now being the Canuck that i am, if i could get some Kirin-Seagram branded single malts, i would be VERY happy!

i bought some at hasegawa, i want to say...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 26, 15, 12:20 pm
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
that is why you can buy insurance since many...

that is why you can buy insurance since many people have to check very expensive stuff ALL the time.

they just make sure they have the appropriate insurance to do so.

the problem, and i...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 26, 15, 10:27 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
well i had to book a last minute day liner flight...

well i had to book a last minute day liner flight to LHR and due to meeting times, could not fly BA despite them being cheaper than AC so I had to line their grubby pockets for more time in the air...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 25, 15, 6:08 pm
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
Buy insurance. That's what many TV film crews do.

Buy insurance. That's what many TV film crews do.
Forum: Trip Reports May 25, 15, 1:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,814
Posted By mkjr
nice TR. i just guess growing up in YVR, i never...

nice TR. i just guess growing up in YVR, i never got the allure of going to japan at the busiest time of year, just to see trees that i hated in YVR as the blossom petals made a complete mess of the...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 25, 15, 9:55 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
Ah...blame the passengers for delays. Nice. Not...

Ah...blame the passengers for delays. Nice. Not your poor boarding or cramming more seats into planes. How silly of us to think that these might cause delays. Smoother airport experience, try...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 25, 15, 9:50 am
Replies: 682
Views: 43,495
Posted By mkjr
Wow. I was thinking the same thing. Thanks for...

Wow. I was thinking the same thing. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Japan May 21, 15, 2:21 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 22,352
Posted By mkjr
that seems to be the going rate for it.[added,...

that seems to be the going rate for it.[added, not specifically at NRT but in the market place around the world]
Forum: Japan May 21, 15, 6:16 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By mkjr
same here and the device worked fine with both...

same here and the device worked fine with both hidemyass VPN and also unblock US to get certain geographically restricted content from the You S of A for my daughter...:D
Forum: Japan May 19, 15, 9:05 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 22,352
Posted By mkjr
TPE none but they had loads of various types of...

TPE none but they had loads of various types of Kavalan...:D
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 19, 15, 12:58 pm
Replies: 464
Views: 16,783
Posted By mkjr
was this really intended to be a joke? if...

was this really intended to be a joke?

if so....:rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 19, 15, 12:57 pm
Replies: 464
Views: 16,783
Posted By mkjr
too funny now that we know that mr. banks is part...

too funny now that we know that mr. banks is part of this plan.

i do recall Dorian's name mentioned when i pointed out that many on these boards are very well off and would gladly pick up the tab...
Forum: Air Canada | Aeroplan May 19, 15, 12:49 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 3,475
Posted By mkjr
5 pages of a discussion where the comparison is...

5 pages of a discussion where the comparison is not EVEN REMOTELY CLOSE!!!

i mean, flight times alone for jet leg put BR ahead. leaving in the morning to HKG sucks the big one IMO. for this fact...
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