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Apr 3, 20, 11:20 am
Replies: 1,090
Views: 162,410
Posted By alocsin

I just cancelled my award flights on May 18 (LAX...

I just cancelled my award flights on May 18 (LAX to HIJ) and Jun 4 (NRT to LAX) on UA flights operated by ANA. They were two separate tickets.

I did everything on Twitter because technically, only...
Mar 3, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By alocsin

So there is no way I can view written...

So there is no way I can view written documentation of the credit minus the fee? This was all done on the phone and I'm afraid the agents are going to forget without any written proof.
Mar 2, 20, 9:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By alocsin

Question Where do I view my United airfare credit?

We cancelled our ticket on a UA flight to Tokyo from LAX and received airfare credit without cancellation fees.

Where exactly in my UA account website do I view the amount of this credit? I can't...
Feb 24, 20, 4:52 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,953
Posted By alocsin

One good thing came out of my credit card...

One good thing came out of my credit card problems in Malaysia. A gift card from The Points Guy for mentioning my story on their blog: https://thepointsguy.com/news/card-declined-mistake-story...
Forum: Japan
Feb 10, 20, 11:11 am
Replies: 939
Views: 223,675
Posted By alocsin

We'd actually signed up for one of the bus tours...

We'd actually signed up for one of the bus tours for the Narita Transit program on Feb. 4 for our eight-hour layouver. But we decided not to go through with it at the last minute. After quickly going...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 10, 20, 9:42 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,438
Posted By alocsin

I should add that tour service companies in...

I should add that tour service companies in Malaysia and Japan were bemoaning the lack of Chinese tourists during the busiest time of the year, the Lunar New Year. The coronavirus is devastating the...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 10, 20, 7:42 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,438
Posted By alocsin

I was just there last Tuesday. Didn't seem any...

I was just there last Tuesday. Didn't seem any less crowded than usual.
Forum: Los Angeles
Feb 10, 20, 7:37 am
Replies: 186
Views: 33,127
Posted By alocsin

We arrived at LAX around 11:30 am or so. We took...

We arrived at LAX around 11:30 am or so. We took Lyft in a white bus that looked like any old shuttle bus. From terminal to our Lyft took about 10-12 minutes. I thought it was more efficient than...
Feb 10, 20, 7:30 am
Replies: 24
Views: 8,894
Posted By alocsin

We were in the Private Room on 2/3, Singapore...

We were in the Private Room on 2/3, Singapore Time.
Jan 29, 20, 6:30 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 25,256
Posted By alocsin

Our Chase cards have actually been fine until our...

Our Chase cards have actually been fine until our current trip: they mostly stopped working in Malaysia this year, which is detailed in another post. They even worked in Malaysia last year. Not to...
Jan 28, 20, 7:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 25,256
Posted By alocsin

Question Does Chase care about customer retention?

I'm curious about credit card companies' different attitudes toward customer retention:

With Capitol One, when I mention canceling my credit cards, they find out the reason and do whatever they...
Jan 28, 20, 6:52 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,953
Posted By alocsin

This is the terminal that is causing problems...

This is the terminal that is causing problems (although it worked once at one store)....
Jan 22, 20, 12:09 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By alocsin

Very enjoyable, since it was our first...

Very enjoyable, since it was our first international business class experience. The food, in general, was excellent, certainly better than in economy. The chocolates were superb and the meat dishes...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 22, 20, 12:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By alocsin

Having just completed the flight that prompted...

Having just completed the flight that prompted this thread, I can report from personal experience:

When I mentioned that we had a second separately-purchased ticket, the SWISS agent ticketed our...
Jan 22, 20, 11:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By alocsin

Speaking now from personal experience on our...

Speaking now from personal experience on our flight:


Appetizers and beverages were served from a cart that moved from front to back. Even though we were in the last row, there was no problem...
Jan 22, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,953
Posted By alocsin

When I called Chase about this issue, they...

When I called Chase about this issue, they offered some ideas for dealing with the problem:

Ask the merchant to key in the credit card number. This will only work if the merchant has an...
Jan 21, 20, 11:21 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,953
Posted By alocsin

I spoke too soon. I am currently in Penang,...

I spoke too soon.

I am currently in Penang, Malaysia, for just under three weeks. Our Chase Sapphire Preferred cards are being declined most of the time. My Chase United Explorer card has also...
Jan 17, 20, 5:59 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,527
Posted By alocsin

I actually called about getting a throne seat 48...

I actually called about getting a throne seat 48 hours beforehand. They said it would be available only at 24 hours before checkin (for non-status passengers).
Jan 17, 20, 4:58 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,527
Posted By alocsin

I wasn't able to get it on LX 41 -- business...

I wasn't able to get it on LX 41 -- business class was almost full.

But we got throne seats for LX 180 when we checked in 24 hours in advance for LX 41 and, by extension, LX 180.

Thanks for...
Jan 16, 20, 9:18 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By alocsin

Question How many first class flight attendants in the A380?

Does anybody know how many first-class flight attendants (for the six suites) in the Singapore Airlines A380?

How many total crew for that plane and how are they divided among business and economy...
Jan 16, 20, 6:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By alocsin

Thanks for the information, everybody. I actually...

Thanks for the information, everybody. I actually found some information on how meals are served in LX 41 here, for anyone who is interested. By the look of his boarding pass picture, he was seated...
Jan 15, 20, 5:24 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By alocsin

Question How are business class meals served?

We're travelling on LX41 from LAX to ZRH. We're seated in the larger business class section, which has 11 rows. This is my first time on any international business class, so I'm curious about the...
Jan 14, 20, 1:35 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 5,953
Posted By alocsin

Never happened to me with my Chase cards nor my...

Never happened to me with my Chase cards nor my Schwab ATM card in 20 years of going to Penang every year..

Except, last year, my Schwab ATM card kept getting blocked after one use. And I had to...
Forum: Japan
Jan 14, 20, 1:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By alocsin

Actually, we're taking a tour landside during our...

Actually, we're taking a tour landside during our long transit at NRT. I wanted to avoid having to lug our heavy carry-ons landside and then going through security with them again. But I appreciate...
Forum: Japan
Jan 14, 20, 5:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By alocsin

Airside luggage storage at NRT?

1) Are there coin lockers or luggage storage services airside at Narita airport? Or are they all landside?

2) Are luggage storage/lockers, either airside or landside, safe enough to store a...
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