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May 29, 19, 11:36 am
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Posted By bluemeansgo

An easy solution to this is offering 1 FREE...

An easy solution to this is offering 1 FREE checked carry-on sized luggage. You'd still pay for checked luggage over 10kg / carry-on size. Plenty of vacationers bringing home alcohol would jump at...
May 15, 19, 5:59 pm
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Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Thanks so much for your words of encouragement....

Thanks so much for your words of encouragement. Since it went from a cat 5 (35k) to a cat 6 (50k). Does this mean that I *may* get a generous rep that would allow me to cancel the NC5, and pay 90k...
May 15, 19, 12:19 am
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Ugh... what a headache. I don't suppose there are...

Ugh... what a headache. I don't suppose there are any data points of someone doing this? I mean... the hotel was a category 5 when I booked it. Do I have ANY alternatives at this point?
May 14, 19, 5:54 pm
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Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Really? Even if the booking was made before the...

Really? Even if the booking was made before the increase? I thought that was the points of the points advance... to lock in at that rate?
May 9, 19, 11:32 pm
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Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

I have a question asking for advice. I have an...

I have a question asking for advice. I have an NC5 attached to a Cat. 6 hotel (previously cat. 5) in At the Wailea RI in Maui in December. I also booked dates in January because I wasn't sure which...
Forum: Japan
Apr 22, 19, 2:54 pm
Replies: 1,638
Views: 496,491
Posted By bluemeansgo

How hard is it to find the single MALT Yoichi in...

How hard is it to find the single MALT Yoichi in the Osaka area. Any tips? Big bottle or small, doesn’t matter. Do they do minis?
Apr 18, 19, 1:54 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,669
Posted By bluemeansgo

I suspect that for the general public, this will...

I suspect that for the general public, this will be a VW Dieselgate kind of thing. They'll avoid the airliner for a year or so and then forget all about the accident. After all... did people stop...
Forum: China
Apr 17, 19, 5:27 pm
Replies: 6,086
Views: 769,175
Posted By bluemeansgo

Thanks for this. It's my first time in China, so...

Thanks for this. It's my first time in China, so I've never gone through the rigamarole... and I see mixed experiences.

I guess I just need to have a reservation at a hotel to stay.
Forum: China
Apr 17, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 6,086
Views: 769,175
Posted By bluemeansgo

I read the wiki and am not sure about WUX (Wuxi)....

I read the wiki and am not sure about WUX (Wuxi). I have a segment: KIX-WUX-TPE and could choose one of the following:
12h layover: 20:5009:00a (+1) ( Likely stay in the airport )
18h layover:...
Apr 9, 19, 2:49 am
Replies: 616
Views: 70,610
Posted By bluemeansgo

I have a flight KIX-TPE-HKG on BR and HKG-YVR on...

I have a flight KIX-TPE-HKG on BR and HKG-YVR on AC.

I was hoping to change to a KIX-TPE-YVR or even KIX-TPE-SEA-YVR but it doesn't look good for beginning of August. Am I hoping for no reason?...
Mar 4, 19, 7:13 pm
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

I have made a tentative reservation that is going...

I have made a tentative reservation that is going from cat 5 to cat 6. Do I need to attach a certificate before tomorrow?

A little extra info. I have booked two separate weeks because I'm not sure...
Mar 4, 19, 11:39 am
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Views: 546,857
Posted By bluemeansgo

Just booked in J: Out:...

Just booked in J:
Out: YVR-YUL-ZRH-BUD-IST-(stop)-BKK-SIN
IN: SIN-KIX-YVR

I was hoping for SIN-KIX-TPE-YVR but there's no availability in August. What are the chances of EVA opening up TPE-YVR...
Feb 24, 19, 12:02 am
Replies: 314
Views: 31,805
Posted By bluemeansgo

HND is being expanded in part BECAUSE of ICN...

HND is being expanded in part BECAUSE of ICN doing so well. ICN basically is Seoul'd NRT, except that they built a whole city around it and pretty much handicapped GMP to shorter distance flights. It...
Feb 23, 19, 2:57 pm
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Views: 152,797
Posted By bluemeansgo

A trip on BA: YVR-SEA-KOA or BLI-SEA-KOA will be...

A trip on BA: YVR-SEA-KOA or BLI-SEA-KOA will be the same amount of points, but will be a lot less in taxes ( it'll be ~$6 from BLI ) as it's a domestic flight. As each leg is separate on BA, think...
Feb 23, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Yes! In this case it was a happy ending... except...

Yes! In this case it was a happy ending... except for my wife wondering why I was up at 3am on the phone. lol. All is well that ends well, though.

I do have a related question, though. If I need...
Feb 23, 19, 4:00 am
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Just wanted to share my datapoint. I have a...

Just wanted to share my datapoint. I have a reservation in December for a New CAT 5. It's going up to a Cat 6 in two weeks. I called the UK office and asked to convert the certificate to be able to...
Feb 23, 19, 2:40 am
Replies: 136
Views: 19,984
Posted By bluemeansgo

That's a great use of passes. I bet they'll tell...

That's a great use of passes. I bet they'll tell that story to their friends wherever they're going. Kudos for you for making someone's travelling experience just a little bit nicer.
Feb 23, 19, 1:41 am
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

Thank-you margarita girl. That was really helpful...

Thank-you margarita girl. That was really helpful advice. I ended up calling Marriott Rewards UK, but their office doesn't open until 9am, so I'll be calling shortly!

I will try to "convert" my...
Feb 22, 19, 9:07 am
Replies: 6,819
Views: 546,857
Posted By bluemeansgo

Thanks so much! That's a great suggestion to add...

Thanks so much! That's a great suggestion to add in MLE.... I was planning a stop in SIN, IST, and OKA... so I'd have to revise that plan a bit if so but it's nice to have options. I have found...
Feb 21, 19, 11:03 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 7,190
Posted By bluemeansgo

How does this compare with the Marriott Resort...

How does this compare with the Marriott Resort further north?
Feb 20, 19, 2:59 pm
Replies: 2,313
Views: 275,791
Posted By bluemeansgo

If I have an OC5 that I need to convert to an...

If I have an OC5 that I need to convert to an NC5, I just need to call and ask them to upgrade it? Pay the 60k points and then attach it to my booking, right?

Is there any specific call centre...
Feb 20, 19, 2:57 pm
Replies: 401
Views: 45,774
Posted By bluemeansgo

Thanks everyone. I saw ANA availability two days...

Thanks everyone. I saw ANA availability two days as I'm trying to book domestic ANA flights using UA miles. But they all disappeared yesterday. Can these be booked over the phone?
Feb 20, 19, 10:42 am
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Views: 546,857
Posted By bluemeansgo

I am thinking about a potential routing like so: ...

I am thinking about a potential routing like so:

YVR-YYZ-CAI-IST-SIN-(STOP)
SIN-KIX-OKA-HND-YVR

I'll have a stopover in either IST or CAI as well as OKA ( and I'm not sure of the order of...
Nov 21, 18, 10:17 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,522
Posted By bluemeansgo

Agreed! In Y, the 767s have one of the best...

Agreed! In Y, the 767s have one of the best layouts for passengers. Plane's a little older, but comfort level in Y is positively spacious.
Nov 20, 18, 8:36 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 13,141
Posted By bluemeansgo

Question. YVR-SFO-KIX on UA = $282.22 in...

Question.

YVR-SFO-KIX on UA = $282.22 in taxes ( 2 ppl )
YVR-KIX on AC = $684 in taxes ( 2 ppl )

If I book the UA flight.. can I call in to change it to direct ( paying the $100 charge /...
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