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Forum: American Airlines | AAdvantage Jan 12, 16, 5:45 pm
Replies: 388
Views: 34,919
Posted By skye1
Deliciousness

Three Twins is amazing. It's on the "must" list whenever I'm in the US (as it's not available here in the UK). It's founder is a top bloke as well.
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Jan 10, 16, 4:04 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,459
Posted By skye1
Wishful thinking this time of year :) SCL -...

Wishful thinking this time of year :)

SCL - Santiago, Chile - summer, warm, sunshine
SLC - Salt Lake City, Utah, US - winter, skiing...
Forum: Premium Fare Deals Jan 8, 16, 5:20 am
Replies: 165
Views: 32,715
Posted By skye1
A wise suggestion, if one can afford or justify...

A wise suggestion, if one can afford or justify the extra 30 / $43. Worth it, IMHO, as the 777 LHR to MIA would be MUCH more comfortable than the combo of the 757 to PHL and then a domestic AA...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Dec 11, 15, 11:49 am
Replies: 455
Views: 40,743
Posted By skye1
Indeed, Willie Walsh has been dropping this hint...

Indeed, Willie Walsh has been dropping this hint for some time now. I get the sense he is simply fed up with successive UK governments' inability to do anything but dither on this and is looking...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Dec 11, 15, 11:45 am
Replies: 110
Views: 8,115
Posted By skye1
The Dropping Flies does sound like a great name...

The Dropping Flies does sound like a great name for a band.

And am going to have to pass as well, just finishing up work that ran late today, and won't make it out of Oxford/into London (traffic)...
Forum: Starwood | Starwood Preferred Guest Dec 6, 15, 2:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By skye1
Mattress Running for the SNA's

This is very helpful. Am at 45 nights now, with no further hotel nights planned, and was trying to get an idea if the SNA's at 50 nights would be worth the mattress run. I suppose it's a YMMV / to...
Forum: Starwood | Starwood Preferred Guest Nov 26, 15, 7:20 pm
Replies: 443
Views: 48,392
Posted By skye1
Stayed there earlier this week. In the lounge,...

Stayed there earlier this week. In the lounge, there's now a flat screen TV on the wall above where the evening food is/would be, and thankfully, it wasn't blasting loudly the one show.

Looking...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Nov 25, 15, 1:37 am
Replies: 65
Views: 4,652
Posted By skye1
""Mr Walsh also said that any newly enlarged...

""Mr Walsh also said that any newly enlarged Heathrow risked lying empty because airlines would refuse to pay higher charges.""

Hmmmm.....
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Oct 31, 15, 6:23 am
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
On the coach back to Oxford. Joining the ...

On the coach back to Oxford. Joining the gratitude choir singing the praises of Christian, Gavin, Alexis, & Co. for a fantastic evening!

Great catching up with familiar faces and meeting new...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Oct 30, 15, 2:53 pm
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
This "cousin" is still stuck in traffic but...

This "cousin" is still stuck in traffic but hopefully there soon. My +1/friend, a London local, has apparent arrived already. He's probably wondering what he's gotten himself into, but hopefully is...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Oct 28, 15, 2:09 pm
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
Talking Yanks, Cousins, Others

Not at all the only Yank, and if you're talking US (the country, and not the now-extinct airline) you'll have a taker. Yes, happy to repay in liquid currency.



Who could that be? 🇺🇸 🇺🇸 🇺🇸. 🇬🇧...
Forum: Trip Reports Oct 27, 15, 10:38 am
Replies: 92
Views: 32,503
Posted By skye1
I like the varied references to children: ...

I like the varied references to children:

Eightblack: "our eldest child"
Wife of Eightblack: "your son"

:)
Forum: Trip Reports Oct 27, 15, 10:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,310
Posted By skye1
Caught the informative comment about the length...

Caught the informative comment about the length of the seat----indeed it does look a bit short for the taller traveller. Possibly not a huge deal for this short flight, am thinking any approaching...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Oct 11, 15, 5:55 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 8,599
Posted By skye1
South Atlantic Trifecta :)

South Atlantic Trifecta :)
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Oct 3, 15, 5:23 pm
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
Am bringing a guest (if that's still ok, barring...

Am bringing a guest (if that's still ok, barring numbers constraints).
They're a frequent flying newbie, but eager to dive in!
Forum: Starwood | Starwood Preferred Guest Sep 20, 15, 2:18 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 2,560
Posted By skye1
Once in the thick of Zone 1 and central London,...

Once in the thick of Zone 1 and central London, much of the typical tourist attractions are within walking distance. There's even a couple of interesting tube maps on line that compare walking times...
Forum: Trip Reports Sep 20, 15, 1:50 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 29,148
Posted By skye1
It comes in November, and am already nailing car...

It comes in November, and am already nailing car rentals (car hire). :)

Couldn't pass up a 290 return from AMS (economy, but will upgrade to biz with AA systemwides)
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Sep 19, 15, 7:00 pm
Replies: 1,961
Views: 118,283
Posted By skye1
This is a great report, and a good inspirational...

This is a great report, and a good inspirational read for any doing these trips.

Renting a car on an island, with the spontaneity to stop whenever/wherever along the way is THE way to go.
Forum: Trip Reports Sep 19, 15, 6:58 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 29,148
Posted By skye1
Fantastic report! I grew up in California and...

Fantastic report! I grew up in California and went to Hawaii more than once haven't been as often since. It was great to rediscover the islands through you for this report, and inspiring for an...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Sep 18, 15, 3:03 pm
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
^ ^ ^. ...this "Cousin" is happy.

^ ^ ^. ...this "Cousin" is happy.
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Sep 18, 15, 4:50 am
Replies: 1,961
Views: 118,283
Posted By skye1
Indeed, it would be. Using systemwide's. Likely...

Indeed, it would be. Using systemwide's. Likely to clear. Best perk of EXP imho. :)



AA 135, am afraid. I would have preferred 109 but it wasn't a "legal"/bookable connection from my AMS...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Sep 17, 15, 6:12 pm
Replies: 1,961
Views: 118,283
Posted By skye1
Couldn't pass up a 297 return, AMS-LHR-LAX-HNL,...

Couldn't pass up a 297 return, AMS-LHR-LAX-HNL, 14 - 21 November.
Forum: American Airlines | AAdvantage Sep 13, 15, 1:47 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 58,496
Posted By skye1
Noting posts upthread about "no guests", is this...

Noting posts upthread about "no guests", is this still the case?
(In the past, I've never had difficulty brining in 1 guest, often a colleague living locally whom I was meeting at heathrow) ...
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Jul 31, 15, 3:07 pm
Replies: 548
Views: 36,685
Posted By skye1
Thumbs up Color me "there". I'm in.

Color me "there". I'm in.
Forum: British Airways | Executive Club Jul 11, 15, 12:49 pm
Replies: 832
Views: 41,738
Posted By skye1
Careful with what you wish for ;) ...

Careful with what you wish for ;)

Considering a steady consumption of alcohol since early this morning, perhaps coherent updates are proving difficult. Not that any would object to inherent...
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