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Feb 1, 15, 2:21 pm
Replies: 1,631
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Posted By jesus4jets

SFO-CDG $766 in June

Good summer fare. I believe only 50% if credited to UA, but other airlines may be better


Tue, Jun 2

5:35 pm 1:15 pm+1
San Francisco (SFO) Copenhagen (CPH)
SAS 936 Economy class ...
Forum: Budget Travel
Jul 13, 09, 4:12 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 27,139
Posted By jesus4jets

Africa - expensive

I've been studying in Africa and China for the last 5 years for stays of 2-3 months each. Africa is so much more expensive than china and for some travelers the US & Europe. I try to stay in a...
Apr 30, 09, 2:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,414
Posted By jesus4jets

FYI - the skytrain at JFK runs in opposite...

FYI - the skytrain at JFK runs in opposite directions for the "local" terminal loop and the trains going to NYC Subway stops (howard beach/Jamaica). "Subway" trains increase in terminal number (1,2...
Apr 21, 09, 10:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,088
Posted By jesus4jets

US visa policy doesn't always mean higher costs. ...

US visa policy doesn't always mean higher costs. The us charges $131 for an equivalent visa for brazilians. The rest of the fees (inter-company transfers, entertainer, etc) are reciprocity fees...
Forum: Africa
Mar 28, 09, 3:37 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,043
Posted By jesus4jets

If things are still the same now as a few months...

If things are still the same now as a few months ago, don't get a visa in advance as its much cheaper and more convenient to do it at a port of entry.

I just did the drive from JNB in December. ...
Jan 28, 09, 7:10 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By jesus4jets

$251 a/i on AA

routing through DFW flying Saturday/Tues/Wed - but the minimum stay is 3 nights or a Saturday night

can do Saturday return on Sunday for ~+$15 or same day for an extra ~$30

About 4.3 cents per...
Jan 22, 09, 1:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By jesus4jets

Definitely pre-order. IAD-JNB there was only...

Definitely pre-order. IAD-JNB there was only chicken and beef: JNB-JFK lamb and fish (in economy). Domestic JNB-CPT had a tuna sandwich. I didn't order vegetarian and was out of luck on the first...
Forum: Asia
Jan 17, 09, 3:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By jesus4jets

I think the asia pass (when its offered for sale)...

I think the asia pass (when its offered for sale) will not be worth it considering the surcharge to go to 60 or 90 days. It would be limited to 4 destinations and be upwards of $2k - but this...
Forum: New York City
Jan 17, 09, 3:16 am
Replies: 51
Views: 33,616
Posted By jesus4jets

Might even be less - IIRC queens doesn't have the...

Might even be less - IIRC queens doesn't have the $20 manhattan surcharge, making the plea bargain cheaper than a day of parking at the terminal lot.
Forum: New York City
Jan 17, 09, 3:13 am
Replies: 19
Views: 11,227
Posted By jesus4jets

Are you sure you can't through-check baggage? I...

Are you sure you can't through-check baggage? I believe delta and BA have an interline agreement. (http://www.britishairways.com/trade/texetkt/public/en_us)

The issue is if delta would through...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,761
Posted By jesus4jets

Even though you want to fly as long as possible...

Even though you want to fly as long as possible on the transatlantic, one consideration may be to take AA 24 SFO-JFK connecting to AA 100 JFK-LHR.

On some random weekdays in June, AA 24 is showing...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 2, 09, 4:50 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 3,624
Posted By jesus4jets

I just got stopped in Maputo, Mozambique for...

I just got stopped in Maputo, Mozambique for making an illegal right turn (it was signed, but we didn't see it and were following GPS instructions). A motorist even honked their horn and flashed...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 2, 09, 4:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,383
Posted By jesus4jets

for flying smaller cessna type planes, flap...

for flying smaller cessna type planes, flap retraction is on a checklist completed after the plane has cleared the active runway. This is simply to expedite clearing of the runway and reduce the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 2, 09, 4:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,995
Posted By jesus4jets

In at least 12 rentals in the NYC area, I have...

In at least 12 rentals in the NYC area, I have never, ever gotten one with NYS plates. Mostly Florida plates, but also RI, VA and MD.
Replies: 41
Views: 4,317
Posted By jesus4jets

Stayed at the HI Sandton in November for one...

Stayed at the HI Sandton in November for one night - about 730 rand if I recall correctly. PC points didn't post and still haven't despite putting in a missing points request.

The property is...
Nov 26, 08, 9:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,351
Posted By jesus4jets

I've flown on 540 several times. They are fine -...

I've flown on 540 several times. They are fine - turboprop aircraft. It is often impossible to pay for a ticket online with a credit card. Tickets are also often much cheaper if purchased at the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 18, 08, 2:10 am
Replies: 42
Views: 28,109
Posted By jesus4jets

On Acela from NY-Penn to DC, the track mileage...

On Acela from NY-Penn to DC, the track mileage IRC is slightly higher and the journey time (less than 3 hours) is shorter - due to the absence of Connecticut speed limits. For this leg it is only...
Sep 11, 08, 12:07 am
Replies: 13
Views: 12,878
Posted By jesus4jets

If Ontario, you're okay

This post is several months after the incident, but for posterity:

Ontario only collects demerit points from New York and Michigan at the time of posting: Quebec from New York. Don't know where...
Forum: Canada
Jul 18, 08, 7:31 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,316
Posted By jesus4jets

This is not the case - the carrier is the key...

This is not the case - the carrier is the key issue - not the routing. US DOT has confirmed a US carrier can sell a ticket between 2 points in the US connecting in Timbuktu if desired - they only...
Jul 17, 08, 5:28 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,552
Posted By jesus4jets

Horror Stories are exception, not the rule

OP please be advised that all the horror stories about immigration are definitely an exception to the rule. We Canadians are especially fond of vitriolic criticism of our neighbours to the south...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By jesus4jets

I'm not sure if this is possible anymore, but it...

I'm not sure if this is possible anymore, but it used to be that you could upgrade an AA flight number operated by CX with CX ASIAMILES (NOT aa aadvantage miles) if flight class H/B/Y. This is of...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,823
Posted By jesus4jets

I believe daily lga-ege won't happen without...

I believe daily lga-ege won't happen without congressional legislation: there is a 1500 mile cap on all flights except for Denver every day but Saturday.

LGA-EGE is >1700 miles.
Forum: China
Jul 1, 08, 6:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,066
Posted By jesus4jets

yes you can get it same day (1 hour, ime). I've...

yes you can get it same day (1 hour, ime). I've done it 3 times. Multi-entry was more stingy than LA (when LA was offering 1 year TJ was doing 3 months), but no experience since China cracked down...
Forum: Asia
Jun 15, 08, 9:55 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,965
Posted By jesus4jets

I just went transited Manilla with a 65 minute...

I just went transited Manilla with a 65 minute connection from CO to CX in terminal 1. It was enough time, but a delay of 20 minutes or more would have made it impossible. We waited for a CX agent...
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By jesus4jets

I had an odd scenario in mid-may where we wanted...

I had an odd scenario in mid-may where we wanted to change to a MAA-HYD flight instead of the MAA-DEL-HYD (330 miles v. 2000) on an award ticket.

The MAA-HYD flight number showed on the schedule...
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