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Jul 2, 12, 2:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By geo-womble

Oh i wish i knew that... I just did the trek via...

Oh i wish i knew that... I just did the trek via DFW rather than faff at SEA ( i was told by our company travel agents that it wasnt a valid route!). DFW arrivals was packed and after queing for ages...
Apr 12, 12, 1:11 am
Replies: 366
Views: 22,022
Posted By geo-womble

oh bummer, I am going to be arriving in Singapore...

oh bummer, I am going to be arriving in Singapore about then...
I look forward to reading the 'trip report' from those lucky ft'ers that get to go.

GW
Mar 26, 12, 3:03 am
Replies: 73
Views: 6,206
Posted By geo-womble

in the last year I have bought.. a cheap watch...

in the last year I have bought..
a cheap watch (due to leaving mine in the showers in HK, which the lovely lounge people did mail back to me!),
a pair of headphones (I had just broken mine)
a...
Mar 26, 12, 2:57 am
Replies: 138
Views: 11,993
Posted By geo-womble

Totally agree about actually having space for...

Totally agree about actually having space for your bags above rows 1 and 2...

Can cabin crew please help short passengers (i'm about 5ft 1) get stuff down from the overhead lockers.. My umbrella...
Jan 26, 12, 10:34 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,810
Posted By geo-womble

it does the same to me. and it still does it when...

it does the same to me. and it still does it when I try to access it from the EC homepage.
Jan 10, 12, 3:40 am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,204
Posted By geo-womble

Oh darn, why do they always do this just after i...

Oh darn, why do they always do this just after i have booked (or flown in this case).
Dec 6, 11, 11:24 am
Replies: 67
Views: 4,689
Posted By geo-womble

I think a special mention has to go to Stez for...

I think a special mention has to go to Stez for his updates from the Libyan desert when the s+*t hit the fan.

plus I second the TFTG post mentioned before for funniest post.

totally agree with...
Dec 6, 11, 11:12 am
Replies: 81
Views: 7,533
Posted By geo-womble

Best: HKG to LHR in July, the ground staff...

Best: HKG to LHR in July, the ground staff finding my bag from a shambolic china southern and reuniting it with me, followed by a lovely cabin crew and smooth flight back to LHR. I have had a lot of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 6, 11, 10:23 am
Replies: 73
Views: 6,132
Posted By geo-womble

flying pre uni was a grand total of 2 package...

flying pre uni was a grand total of 2 package holidays to spain from bristol and I had always been fascinated by planes, so much so that I made dad take me to the viewing galleries at Bristol and at...
Nov 28, 11, 9:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By geo-womble

if it is a night flight (which I am guessing this...

if it is a night flight (which I am guessing this is) then I would go with CW UD, especially if you get a window seat. nice and private for getting a good sleep.
Nov 28, 11, 5:37 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,029
Posted By geo-womble

A rough list get me at 32 sectors for me this...

A rough list get me at 32 sectors for me this year, I think it is a little up on last year as there are more local SH sectors in Asia. My memory isnt upto last years.

14 sectors on BA, 12 of them...
Nov 17, 11, 6:42 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,209
Posted By geo-womble

Just when I was about to give up on FT as the...

Just when I was about to give up on FT as the mass moaning and accusing etc etc was getting unbearable I stumble on this thread and all is better again.
As a Gold who fly's longhaul CW for business...
Nov 17, 11, 6:17 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,090
Posted By geo-womble

Have a great time, my first CW experience was...

Have a great time, my first CW experience was only a few years ago and I remember it well as I was just as excited. You do know you will be completely addicted now though.

The lounge at UVF is...
Nov 16, 11, 5:51 am
Replies: 317
Views: 43,181
Posted By geo-womble

all working stunningly for me today... Have...

all working stunningly for me today... Have booked my CW LHR-PEK return for 100,000. it was 160,000 yesterday! and the dates I wanted have opened up! and I get enough extra TP's on my flight to SIN...
Nov 9, 11, 6:07 am
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By geo-womble

canceling one person on a reward booking for two

Mr Womble and I are redeeming our miles for a CW return to Beijing next year but it is looking likely that I may have to stay in Beijing for a work visit at the end of it whereas Mr Womble has to fly...
Nov 7, 11, 5:56 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,224
Posted By geo-womble

T4 the other week was horrible, possibly due to...

T4 the other week was horrible, possibly due to vast hordes of Hajii's heading of to Saudi, but anyway, there was a lot of plastic bag people blocking the lanes and screeching at people who obviously...
Nov 7, 11, 5:37 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By geo-womble

the plane at Lusaka went tech just before...

the plane at Lusaka went tech just before boarding a few years ago, it was announced there was a problem pretty quickly and when it became clear that the flight wasnt going to leave that day they...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 3, 11, 7:12 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,965
Posted By geo-womble

I know of a couple of green coconuts being mailed...

I know of a couple of green coconuts being mailed from Trinidad and making intact to an oil rig in the North Sea!
Oct 30, 11, 12:07 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,942
Posted By geo-womble

Had a funny moment on air malta a couple of days...

Had a funny moment on air malta a couple of days ago when mr womble and i both subconciously checked for the lifejacket under the seat during the safety talk.... And promptly headbutted each other in...
Oct 28, 11, 1:42 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,093
Posted By geo-womble

Another vote for the CX First lounges at HKG.. ...

Another vote for the CX First lounges at HKG..

Thinking about it, i havent been in a non-uk BA lounge for ages!
Oct 28, 11, 11:48 am
Replies: 288
Views: 22,423
Posted By geo-womble

SRG and Bealine, I am with you both. There are...

SRG and Bealine, I am with you both. There are some things i would rather not eat due to the way they are reared or killed. Plus there are other things i just find disgusting. I really do not see the...
Oct 19, 11, 9:01 am
Replies: 175
Views: 26,029
Posted By geo-womble

earning TP's

Just to clarify,
do the new TP's apply to all flights flown on or after Nov 16th... even if they were booked ages ago.
just that I am flying to SIN on Nov 17th!
(and those extra TP's will keep me...
Oct 12, 11, 4:34 am
Replies: 1,510
Views: 127,207
Posted By geo-womble

oh I do wish they would hurry up. I want to book...

oh I do wish they would hurry up. I want to book a reward flight for next Sept, which I dont quite have enough miles / avios for on the current rates, but will on the new ones. whats the betting...
Oct 11, 11, 7:20 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,680
Posted By geo-womble

I am not a fan of TV's in lounges either... but...

I am not a fan of TV's in lounges either... but then I very rarely watch TV anyway. I do find it really irritating flickering away in the background even when on mute and try to sit somewhere where i...
Oct 5, 11, 6:25 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By geo-womble

glad the flight to SIN went well, Y for long haul...

glad the flight to SIN went well, Y for long haul rotations.... nasty. no choice on food for a flight that long does sound pretty wrong to me, i'd start packing my own just in case.

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