So close to Concorde :(

Old Jul 6, 11, 11:37 am
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So close to Concorde :(

I calculated that I will fall 85 tp short of Concorde room status what a sad day. Should I talk with BA or am I SOL?

Thanks fellow flyers
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Old Jul 6, 11, 11:43 am
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Just do a Tier/Milage run...
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Old Jul 6, 11, 11:44 am
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Originally Posted by cshaw101 View Post
I calculated that I will fall 85 tp short of Concorde room status what a sad day. Should I talk with BA or am I SOL?

Thanks fellow flyers
cody
Can you not do a short TP run somewhere? You might talk to BA and they might be nice but don't hold your breath.
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Old Jul 6, 11, 11:46 am
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To be honest I would not really worry about it.

You must be GGL already, with access to almost everything BA can offer including the Galleries First.

It is only an airport lounge after all, and I dare say that if I did enough flying to earn a CCR card I would probably not want to spend much time in airport lounges anyway.
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Old Jul 6, 11, 11:58 am
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Originally Posted by Sixth Freedom View Post

It is only an airport lounge after all, and I dare say that if I did enough flying to earn a CCR card I would probably not want to spend much time in airport lounges anyway.
Or you fly only on F, so you don't need it


As others said, make a phone-call and if they say no, then TP run.
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Old Jul 6, 11, 12:15 pm
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For the ease of turning right after security, and a calmer place to eat with much better F&B, I would definitely do a tier point run. With checked bags, one needs to be at LHR a decent time before the flight, so might as well make that time as relaxing as possible! Whats another 85 for 5000tp anyway... lol
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Old Jul 6, 11, 4:48 pm
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I hear that the 5,000 TP rule is being very tightly enforced with no exceptions. Apparently this has resulted in quite a culling of CCR membership.
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Old Jul 6, 11, 6:23 pm
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You can certainly ask. Otherwise a TP run seems like a wate of time to me (if not money) - it's just a room with not-quite-up-to-scratch food and fairly good booze.
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Old Jul 7, 11, 8:57 am
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Thanks for the feedback everyone. I will definitely give EC a call and might possibly consider a TP run. I can fly from MCO to MIA F which would be a 40 minh flight each way and about $1000 RT.
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You will spend $1000 to sit in a slightly nicer waiting room, with slightly nicer free food and drink rather than in the nice waiting room with nice free food and drink you presently use?!
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Old Jul 7, 11, 9:09 am
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Originally Posted by InfiniteCycle View Post
You will spend $1000 to sit in a slightly nicer waiting room, with slightly nicer free food and drink rather than in the nice waiting room with nice free food and drink you presently use?!
If one has the funds and wishes to spend them like that, then why not?
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Old Jul 7, 11, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by Genius1 View Post
If one has the funds and wishes to spend them like that, then why not?
Because the OP is based in Orlando?! The waiting room isn't even local!
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Originally Posted by InfiniteCycle View Post
Because the OP is based in Orlando?! The waiting room isn't even local!
It does seem a tad crazy....
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if the op is loaded and it makes him happy then fair play to him
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Old Jul 7, 11, 1:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Genius1 View Post
If one has the funds and wishes to spend them like that, then why not?
Agreed, if I had the funds (&TP's) I'd do it.
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