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Why Iíll be displaying my BA Bronze Luggage Tags

Why Iíll be displaying my BA Bronze Luggage Tags

Old Sep 1, 19, 9:22 am
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Why Iíll be displaying my BA Bronze Luggage Tags

Having read the snobbery on here towards BA Bronze holders, Iíve decided to be happy with my ďlow statusĒ. After all, BA think Iím worth sending tags to use. Sure you donít get a massive deal of extras with Bronze, but still something, and BA do recognize that your loyalty is worth something.

Iím going to use my Bronze Tags on my carry on and hold luggage. Because not everyone has their work pay for their flights, and as a 19 year old student, being BA bronze in my own right makes me happy. Just a light post to oppose some of the snobbery on here, and to remind people to be happy with their own lot. :P
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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:30 am
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You’re right. Not everybody has work pay for their status. There are a fair few on here who are bronze, silver, gold, GGL and even CCR who pay for all their own travel. Should these people be given higher recognition by BA?
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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:30 am
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Good for you, young Sir! Wear them with pride, and as a demonstration of your loyalty! ^

BTW, donít take the snobbery too seriously. Just make sure you donít use the Group 1 queue unless your in the right cabin!

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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:35 am
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You have the advantage over some of us who have never had Bronze tags. IIRC they are a relatively recent invention - well this century anyway
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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:42 am
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The targeted bronzes - and I'm probably more guilty of poking fun in this direction than most - are a specific type of self-important business traveller who you'll sometimes find jostling with you at the gate. There are plenty of perfectly charming bronzes, and to earn it off your own bat as a 19 year old is a great achievement, so hats off to you.
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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:44 am
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Of course you should use them. ^

Being a Blue I just make do with a paper luggage tag....the type Paddington Bear uses.
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Old Sep 1, 19, 9:45 am
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Iíll be surprised if they last more than one journey. Mine never do irrespective of colour or airline.
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Old Sep 1, 19, 10:12 am
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Originally Posted by HIDDY View Post
Of course you should use them. ^

Being a Blue I just make do with a paper luggage tag....the type Paddington Bear uses.
But youíre always proud to tell us you never actually fly anywhere these days ..... hence the lifetime blue status

Paddington Bear is normally to be seen at railway stations, I believe .....
Or are those paper tags just for car journeys ?!
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Old Sep 1, 19, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by watsonville View Post
Having read the snobbery on here towards BA Bronze holders, Iíve decided to be happy with my ďlow statusĒ. After all, BA think Iím worth sending tags to use. Sure you donít get a massive deal of extras with Bronze, but still something, and BA do recognize that your loyalty is worth something.

Iím going to use my Bronze Tags on my carry on and hold luggage. Because not everyone has their work pay for their flights, and as a 19 year old student, being BA bronze in my own right makes me happy. Just a light post to oppose some of the snobbery on here, and to remind people to be happy with their own lot. :P
So happy that you want to show it off to everyone else?

ĎI look down on him....í
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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:01 am
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Originally Posted by watsonville View Post

Iím going to use my Bronze Tags on my carry on and hold luggage. Because not everyone has their work pay for their flights, and as a 19 year old student, being BA bronze in my own right makes me happy. Just a light post to oppose some of the snobbery on here, and to remind people to be happy with their own lot. :P[/left]
Ahhh... there is a bit of a misunderstanding here, I suspect.

The ones that we have some kind of a snobbery against are self-important looking DYKWIA business types who behave in a somewhat disgraceful DYKWIA manner because they're bronze, not those who are bronze and behave in a reasonable manner!

It's their "status-induced" behaviour that tends to get bashed, not their Bronzeness.

Just don't imitate those DYKWIA Bronzes and you'll be fine!
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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:02 am
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Originally Posted by AdBoy View Post


So happy that you want to show it off to everyone else?

ĎI look down on him....í
It needs the cloth cap and short stature to carry it off perfectly.

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Tall and smartly dressed.

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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:31 am
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Well done for getting Bronze
no snobbery here

Have you achieved this through regular flights in Y or splashed out on a few selective flights in CE?
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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:33 am
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Originally Posted by AdBoy View Post

ĎI look down on him....í
Iíll be VERY impressed if a 19 year-old gets that cultural reference!
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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:39 am
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Iíll be VERY impressed if a 19 year-old gets that cultural reference!
Fair call! At my advanced age (no, not Ďoldí) Iím increasingly aware of how much my lifetime has become a closed book to so many. Anyone here remember Ďskiffleí? Lonnie Donegan?
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Old Sep 1, 19, 11:41 am
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Fair call! At my advanced age (no, not Ďoldí) Iím increasingly aware of how much my lifetime has become a closed book to so many. Anyone here remember Ďskiffleí? Lonnie Donegan?
No!
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