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Mar 31, 19, 8:58 pm
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Views: 1,262
Posted By gglave

Thanks - What people like me are looking for is...

Thanks - What people like me are looking for is the apk for the "paid" version of PocketCasts version 6. (We all paid.) So far, that's not something we've been able to find.

(Well, to be fair, I'm...
Mar 30, 19, 6:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By gglave

From where? There are tweet after tweet asking...

From where? There are tweet after tweet asking where PocketCast users can get V6 - With no responses from anyone.

(Keep in mind it is a paid app.)
Mar 29, 19, 11:05 am
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Views: 422,245
Posted By gglave

Window Middle Aisle

Window
Middle
Aisle
Mar 29, 19, 10:46 am
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Posted By gglave

I know most of you have status, so you won't...

I know most of you have status, so you won't necessarily be able to answer this question - But has the mechanism for getting into Zone 3 been decoded yet?

On United, booking a window seat towards...
Mar 29, 19, 10:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By gglave

I was a loyal Android PocketCasts user for a few...

I was a loyal Android PocketCasts user for a few years - Used to evangelize it to anyone who asked.

Then "Version 7" came along - Like you I was very disappointed in the changes. I found it to be...
Mar 28, 19, 9:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By gglave

Just thought I'd reply back to my own post and...

Just thought I'd reply back to my own post and let you know I found a product that works in case someone else is looking for something similar one day:

Link Dream Wireless Bluetooth Earpiece V4.1...
Mar 19, 19, 1:50 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By gglave

Thanks for the suggestion - Something like that...

Thanks for the suggestion - Something like that is my fallback.

I didn't get into it in my post, but my other reason for an "earpiece" is so I can have it in my ear in bed with the other ear on a...
Mar 13, 19, 9:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By gglave

Bluetooth Earpiece with Podcast Controls?

I'm looking for a single-ear bluetooth earpiece that has "podcast skip" controls. My Android podcast app has a button in the UI that skips ahead (and back) 30 seconds (for skipping ads) and when I...
Jan 15, 19, 2:20 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 8,373
Posted By gglave

Because North American passengers don't vote with...

Because North American passengers don't vote with their wallets. They don't en-masse take their business away from a North American carrier when they get poor service or poor food. They don't spend...
Forum: Canada
Jan 10, 19, 9:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By gglave

We stayed in Canmore July 2018. We booked...

We stayed in Canmore July 2018. We booked January 2018 and many things were already starting to book up.
Jan 10, 19, 2:42 pm
Replies: 207
Views: 18,139
Posted By gglave

Question for those of you drinking 10+ alcohol...

Question for those of you drinking 10+ alcohol units - Do you have healthy waistlines? If I was drinking 2000 alcohol-calories like that I'd have a hard time burning that off...
Oct 16, 18, 2:16 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 10,703
Posted By gglave

Don't know when the service ended, but here's a...

Don't know when the service ended, but here's a blurb about AC's Moscow service in the late 60s:

Postcard from Moscow | Air Canada enRoute...
Oct 16, 18, 2:11 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 10,703
Posted By gglave

I was curious what that would look like from a...

I was curious what that would look like from a routing perspective from Vancouver, so I google-mapped it up: https://goo.gl/maps/koHNfzExjVw

...obviously not a $$$ viable route, but an interesting...
Oct 11, 18, 11:44 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By gglave

Does it have to be LHR & full-J lie flat? If...

Does it have to be LHR & full-J lie flat?

If not, Air Transat can fly you LGW-YVR in "Club Class" for ~$1700 CAD return.

They won't interline to SEA though, so you'll need a separate ticket for...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 28, 18, 4:11 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,034
Posted By gglave

I live in Vancouver. I'm not Star Alliance...

I live in Vancouver.

I'm not Star Alliance Gold any more - I don't fly as much for business as I used to - But I was for several years. In my case, I earned it on United Airlines. For me it was...
Forum: Canada
Aug 31, 18, 10:21 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,506
Posted By gglave

The Four Seasons remains a very nice,...

The Four Seasons remains a very nice, centrally-located property. As of 2016, it still retained a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, and its restaurant is still considered one of the best in the...
Forum: Canada
Aug 17, 18, 9:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By gglave

Thanks everyone - Exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks everyone - Exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Canada
Aug 16, 18, 3:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By gglave

YVR-YYC pre-deregulation?

I'm curious about Canadian airfares prior to de-regulation.

Anyone here know what a YVR-YYC fare would have cost in, say, 1980? Either in today's dollars or 1980 dollars?

I realize on the hour...
Aug 8, 18, 1:47 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 7,023
Posted By gglave

In Y, Transat's birds are much more comfortable...

In Y, Transat's birds are much more comfortable than AC's high-density configurations.
Aug 7, 18, 2:15 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 7,023
Posted By gglave

Transat also offers nonstops out of Vancouver to...

Transat also offers nonstops out of Vancouver to destinations AC doesn't serve nonstop like Amsterdam, Glasgow, Rome and Manchester (the latter may be serviced by AC nonstop occasionally).

They...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 18, 7:38 pm
Replies: 412
Views: 139,455
Posted By gglave

The other challenge is when all the other...

The other challenge is when all the other employers have the same travel policies.

I have friends in many different industries working for many different companies. They all fly Y, all the time,...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25, 18, 3:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By gglave

I don't know the answer to your question...

I don't know the answer to your question specifically, but I can tell you if you repost your question here you'll probably get a better response: https://www.reddit.com/r/vancouver/new/
Forum: Canada
Jun 15, 18, 10:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By gglave

I've never booked the Rocky Mountaineer, but my...

I've never booked the Rocky Mountaineer, but my understanding is when it comes to hotels you have a "Bronze / Silver / Gold" option.

Presumably the best western was not the "Gold" choice.
Jun 13, 18, 4:01 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 4,198
Posted By gglave

Not true - If you don't have a frame, the...

Not true - If you don't have a frame, the installation is like the photo below - Works perfectly fine in an aircraft. If you align it in the other direction, you can't use the seat belt.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 7, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,984
Posted By gglave

Do airlines tarnish aircraft manufacturers' brands?

I was reading a post in a Facebook Air Travel forum where someone was complaining about leg room on the 737-MAX and how they were never flying Boeing's terrible aircraft again.

Interestingly, they...
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