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Jul 31, 20, 5:54 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 20,233
Posted By Points Poppa

Ok. What if your mother were going to close an...

Ok. What if your mother were going to close an Amex MR account and need to transfer the miles out to a partner. Would you let Momma transfer them to Aeroplan?

:-) Here's hoping to a long runway...
Jul 23, 20, 5:13 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 20,233
Posted By Points Poppa

If ANA can charge zero YQ for awards on AC metal,...

If ANA can charge zero YQ for awards on AC metal, I imagine AC could do likewise.
Jun 17, 20, 4:27 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 25,692
Posted By Points Poppa

My first instinct would have been YYZ-HNL in J....

My first instinct would have been YYZ-HNL in J. Is there even flights / availability?
May 12, 20, 8:29 pm
Replies: 478
Views: 63,814
Posted By Points Poppa

Took.4:22 this morning to change dates on a...

Took.4:22 this morning to change dates on a one-way trip from June to July. Since they cancelled the first segment, was able to get the change without paying double the miles, which was the price...
May 4, 20, 11:48 am
Replies: 2,250
Views: 386,198
Posted By Points Poppa

If I wanted to change the date of an existing...

If I wanted to change the date of an existing booking for this summer (since transcon availability is now wide open) is my only free recourse to cancel the booking and rebook it? Or are change fees...
Apr 30, 20, 5:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Points Poppa

Nothing absurd. Just as fast as it takes to click...

Nothing absurd. Just as fast as it takes to click the availability calendar, look at the results, maybe expand the the details on 1-2 options, and then repeat for the next day..

I haven't kept...
Apr 30, 20, 1:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Points Poppa

Speed Bump; intentional timeout preventing consecutive searches for flights?

Is there an intentional timeout preventing consecutive searches for flights? I noticed recently on both Aeroplan and AC that if I move through the calendar to see availability, after about a dozen...
Apr 20, 20, 6:04 pm
Replies: 441
Views: 51,142
Posted By Points Poppa

You are overlooking one key demographic, the...

You are overlooking one key demographic, the churning crowd. These are the folks who mostly fly using points and have no AQD/AQMs to speak of. This promo is perfect for them.

Oh, a d no domestic...
Apr 20, 20, 11:38 am
Replies: 441
Views: 51,142
Posted By Points Poppa

This coincides well with the return of the TD Biz...

This coincides well with the return of the TD Biz Visa 45k offer (with FYF). Essentially once you've met the $5k minimum spend, you'll have earned the requisite 50k miles for P25k status with one...
Mar 12, 20, 12:09 pm
Replies: 187
Views: 84,909
Posted By Points Poppa

Any word on if they will waive the award...

Any word on if they will waive the award cancellation penalty due to COVID? I know it's only 3000 miles, but still..
Mar 12, 20, 8:16 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,179
Posted By Points Poppa

In the end, I called Gol reservations and they...

In the end, I called Gol reservations and they were able to find their PNR using the AC ticket number. It was different from the AC record locator, and does not show up on checkmytrip or Saudia, so I...
Mar 11, 20, 7:13 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,179
Posted By Points Poppa

Thanks to you both. Gol does indeed use Amadeus...

Thanks to you both. Gol does indeed use Amadeus so I agree it should work.

Neither AC.com nor CheckMyTrip show an alternate PNR, but nevertheless voegol.com gives me an itinerary not found error.
Mar 10, 20, 7:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,179
Posted By Points Poppa

Booked an AC ticket with one codeshare segment on...

Booked an AC ticket with one codeshare segment on GOL (AC 9801). How can I find the GOL PNR so I can select seats?
Feb 24, 20, 5:59 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Points Poppa

The central reservationist. It's been awhile...

The central reservationist. It's been awhile since I've been hung up on...
Feb 23, 20, 12:13 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Points Poppa

Wrong room type booked

Not sure how best to resolve this situation.

I used 2 free night certificates to book a 2-night Hyatt stay over the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. Since the hotel was requiring a minimum stay,...
Feb 3, 20, 10:41 am
Replies: 249
Views: 34,661
Posted By Points Poppa

I have a dumb question, and its probably wrong...

I have a dumb question, and its probably wrong thread, but nevertheless...

If your reservation does show TK, but you are ok with the change, does anything need to be done? If you do call in and...
Jan 25, 20, 5:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
Posted By Points Poppa

So it's not just me? Was able to select bulkhead...

So it's not just me? Was able to select bulkhead for free last week (Row 12) on a transborder Rouge flight booked with Aeroplan. Interestingly, FWIW this space (4 seats) was not visible to UA or ANA....
Jan 22, 20, 6:06 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,631
Posted By Points Poppa

All great insight provided so far. I would just...

All great insight provided so far. I would just also point out these features:

MQMs rollover so if you get to 60k, next year you start +10k.
Skymiles are terrible, but since there is no chart...
Jan 22, 20, 5:52 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,440
Posted By Points Poppa

If one were so inclined, what could they...

If one were so inclined, what could they accomplish? Would a complaint to CATSA be the appropriate vehicle? Ane to the Honourable Minister of Transport?

My solution is the same as described...
Jan 19, 20, 6:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By Points Poppa

IMHO, never leave it until the airport to sort...

IMHO, never leave it until the airport to sort out an infant ticket if your itinerary crosses a border. I've literally had to buy an extra award seat for the baby on the phone while the agent at the...
Jan 19, 20, 12:15 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,555
Posted By Points Poppa

Is the 12 hour rule still in force (for...

Is the 12 hour rule still in force (for transborder award flights)? It is consistent with what Aeroplan is showing me - SAN-YYZ arrives at 8:48pm and will allow an overnight layover but won't show...
Jan 16, 20, 6:15 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By Points Poppa

Through check baggage on separate tickets

Will AC check baggage through from one AC flight (domestic) to another AC flight (international) on separate tickets?

Does the answer change if it is separate ticket stock (e.g. AC revenue...
Jan 15, 20, 7:24 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,371
Posted By Points Poppa

What a sad state of affairs that we've come to...

What a sad state of affairs that we've come to accept such low expectations of what constitutes customer service.
Jan 10, 20, 5:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By Points Poppa

You win the internet today. NH told me they...

You win the internet today.

NH told me they can only rebook into award space or provide a full refund. After I pushed them to ask AC, the supervisor literally pretended to call and then told me...
Jan 9, 20, 6:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By Points Poppa

AC schedule change on partner award

AC has notified me of a 2+ hr schedule change to its flights for a trip booked with ANA miles.

Can I ask AC to be switched to an alternative routing on its metal, even if there is no award...
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