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Jun 11, 19, 4:09 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,133
Posted By Skatering

I have three questions: I'm a UK citizen...

I have three questions:

I'm a UK citizen with GE resident in Canada, and the lack of a Global Entry card (which isn't issued to us) causes problems. There are issues accessing the GE kiosks at...
May 3, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By Skatering

I'm transgender but never been via DOH, so can't...

I'm transgender but never been via DOH, so can't help directly, but I have been to places I really shouldn't have gone to (Zimbabwe during the Mugabe regime, as a British citizen being the...
Apr 17, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By Skatering

I've seen it mentioned in several places...

I've seen it mentioned in several places (although never sourced with legislation) that UK Border Force officers are legally required to process anybody who presents themselves to them, and the lines...
Apr 16, 19, 8:23 am
Replies: 149
Views: 39,853
Posted By Skatering

As a datapoint, I have a friend who imported 13...

As a datapoint, I have a friend who imported 13 bottles of wine. Secondary search but no duty charged.
Forum: Europe
Apr 10, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Skatering

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/romania ...

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/romania

Under the 'Laws and Culture' tab.
Mar 29, 19, 11:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Skatering

Be aware that WestJet's Basic Economy fares don't...

Be aware that WestJet's Basic Economy fares don't earn WestJet Dollars either. It's very hard to get credit on Canadian domestic flights if you're buying one of the lower fares.
Mar 28, 19, 11:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Skatering

K class earns zero on domestic flights within...

K class earns zero on domestic flights within Canada. It does earn on transborder flights.

So in your situation, expect zero for YVR-YYZ, and a small amount of miles for YYZ-LGA. If the...
Mar 27, 19, 10:37 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By Skatering

Each segment is credited or not credited on its...

Each segment is credited or not credited on its own merits. So you won't get anything for a K domestic irrespective of whether or not it's part of a larger itinerary.

I've had K flights to the US...
Mar 26, 19, 1:48 pm
Mar 15, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 63
Views: 11,479
Posted By Skatering

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british-airways-ex...

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british-airways-executive-club/1921137-toronto-yyz-british-airways-lounges.html
Mar 6, 19, 9:13 am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,640
Posted By Skatering

I don't think this is specific to fuel and more...

I don't think this is specific to fuel and more specific to South Africa and Avis's operations there. I've had similar scams attempted with me (non-existent damage and claiming I returned late) so I...
Forum: Canada
Jan 20, 19, 11:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Skatering

I put my PR card into the reader and it displays...

I put my PR card into the reader and it displays a message akin to 'We were not expecting your arrival. Please enter your flight number' or words to that effect.

YMMV. I would not rely on AA as a...
Forum: Canada
Jan 19, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Skatering

I can tell you from my own experience that every...

I can tell you from my own experience that every time I've flown AA into Canada, they've issued a boarding pass via the app on the basis of my UK passport (with no valid ETA) and never ask about my...
Dec 31, 18, 1:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Skatering

Even if it was permissible under TSA rules to...

Even if it was permissible under TSA rules to decant them into another container, you risk issues at destination customs if you can't easily verify the contents of the flasks, which you could do...
Dec 30, 18, 2:11 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,949
Posted By Skatering

I wouldn't actively seek anyone out myself. If...

I wouldn't actively seek anyone out myself. If you meet someone on the way to the airport or in the terminal and get talking to them, it's different.

I guested a stranger once, but she was in...
Forum: Canada
Dec 9, 18, 9:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Skatering

There are tour buses, but I don't think any of...

There are tour buses, but I don't think any of them work with your schedule.

If it were me, I'd stay in an airport hotel and rent a car.
Forum: Africa
Nov 19, 18, 1:50 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Skatering

Granted this was 2016, and things may have...

Granted this was 2016, and things may have changed, but I had a through ticket issued by SA (first segment Mango, second segment Airlink) but Mango and Airlink didn't have an interline agreement. So...
Oct 22, 18, 1:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By Skatering

Trump's Anti-Trans Proposal and Passports

I'll be first to admit this is idle speculation, but there was an article in yesterday's New York Times...
Oct 21, 18, 9:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Skatering

Just as a data point, I did a chargeback with...

Just as a data point, I did a chargeback with Avis South Africa due to a situation which was nothing short of a blatant scam (charging for damage marked on the pre-existing damage sheet, and claiming...
Oct 14, 18, 1:04 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By Skatering

Pre-order if you have a special dietary...

Pre-order if you have a special dietary requirement. Otherwise, you'll get a menu with two options IIRC.
Oct 11, 18, 11:45 am
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Skatering

I like Icelandair Saga Class, but it's...

I like Icelandair Saga Class, but it's essentially the same as US domestic first. WOW's Premium service, AFAIK, is similar to AA MCE. Saga Class also provides lounge access.
Oct 2, 18, 11:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Skatering

https://www.gov.uk/duty-free-goods/arrivals-from-o...

https://www.gov.uk/duty-free-goods/arrivals-from-outside-the-eu
Sep 25, 18, 11:19 am
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By Skatering

I have a similar problem, as my ON license is...

I have a similar problem, as my ON license is still less than a year old. I had a similar concern.

When I rented in the UK in August, I brought a photocopy of my old UK license to show continuity....
Sep 11, 18, 11:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By Skatering

This also happens at US land borders. Passports...

This also happens at US land borders. Passports disappear into a chute and reappear at secondary. It's not uncommon.
Sep 6, 18, 2:38 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,546
Posted By Skatering

I had an operational upgrade as a BA Silver...

I had an operational upgrade as a BA Silver earlier in the year - PHL-YYZ.

Got to the gate and my name was the only one on the upgrade list. I was pleasantly surprised, but given the odds of a BA...
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