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Nov 15, 19, 4:29 pm
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Posted By geosch

To follow-up on the carry-on weight issue: Aer...

To follow-up on the carry-on weight issue: Aer Lingus at LAX check-in did insist on weighting the carry-ons. We had to repack a few things so that each carry-on (trolley bag) was within the 10 kg...
Oct 27, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,642
Posted By geosch

How strict is Aer Lingus about the weight limit...

How strict is Aer Lingus about the weight limit of 10 kg/22 lb of the carry-on? On a connection California to Europe with transfer at DUB? I would very much like to avoid having to check in that bag...
Forum: West
Sep 30, 19, 2:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By geosch

Thanks a lot for the wealth of hints....

Thanks a lot for the wealth of hints. Unfortunately we have only roughly one week for the round trip (from San Diego). So I am wondering whether it is worth going all the way to White Sands NM. We...
Forum: West
Sep 29, 19, 1:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By geosch

Suggestions for AZ and NM in November?

We are thinking of making a round trip from Southern California into Arizona and New Mexico in the first half of November. Are National Monuments in AZ and NM worth a visit? Which sites would you...
Aug 17, 19, 10:28 am
Replies: 1,209
Views: 117,739
Posted By geosch

Is there any use to less than 1000 AA miles set...

Is there any use to less than 1000 AA miles set to expire next month? It seems it's not even possible to donate them.
Aug 5, 19, 5:08 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By geosch

Thanks for your comment. I think when you have...

Thanks for your comment. I think when you have booked via a foreign broker you need to go to the counter anyway and cannot use automated kiosks. How do Alamo and Thrifty compare in terms of queues at...
Aug 5, 19, 4:39 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By geosch

LAX: Alamo or Thrifty?

Would you prefer to rent with Alamo or with Thrifty at LAX? Both offers are via Auto Europe with identical insurance package at virtually the same price for a small car (EDAR)?
Jun 17, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By geosch

What is EI TATL economy inflight service like?

I recently booked DUB-LAX on EI in economy, mainly since unlike most other airlines they still include one free checked baggage. I was pleasantly surprise to learn that one could reserve seats for...
Mar 30, 19, 12:51 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 58,820
Posted By geosch

12 hours delay: compensation?

Friends of mine were returning from South America to the US on AA. The flight to the US (MIA) was severely delayed "due to late incoming aircraft". As a result, they missed their connecting flight...
Forum: West
Mar 16, 19, 4:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By geosch

Monument Valley loop drive with 2WD?

Would you recommend (against) taking the Monument Valley loop drive with a 2WD car?
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Views: 841
Posted By geosch

Flying Blue: discount on baggage fees on light fares?

I've booked a light (i.e. HBO) fare TATL on AF. On https://www.flyingblue.de/en/programme/(popin:full-tier-benefits) I read that with no status on Flying Blue one gets a 10 discount on the first...
Jan 2, 19, 1:53 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,797
Posted By geosch

SAS Go TATL experience?

How does SAS in SAS Go (not Go Light) compare to Economy with, say, BA, AA or AY for transatlantic flights? How would you rate their inflight service? Any recent experience flying SAS between Europe...
Dec 4, 18, 4:32 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By geosch

I inquired with Dollar whether my experience...

I inquired with Dollar whether my experience conforms to their policy, attaching pictures of what the car looked like before we took it through the car wash. This is the reply I got from them:
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Nov 3, 18, 8:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By geosch

Cleaning a rental before returning it?

We've been renting a car (2WD) with Dollar, driving it for 2500 miles before returning it at LAS. We had stayed on paved roads, but once in a while at road constructions you are led across unpaved...
Oct 18, 18, 10:13 am
Replies: 490
Views: 190,798
Posted By geosch

Yes, it does show the entire itinerary. On...

Yes, it does show the entire itinerary. On booking, AA provided me with two PRNs, one working on aa.com and the other one (apparently Amadeus) working with BA. I successfully specified some contact...
Oct 17, 18, 11:16 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 190,798
Posted By geosch

I have an upcoming flight on an AA-issued ticket...

I have an upcoming flight on an AA-issued ticket with the TATL being marketed by AY, op by BA (no HBO fare, if that matters). When I retrieve my booking on ba.com it correctly shows the AY FF number...
Jul 8, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By geosch

The fact remains that Easyjet, just as any other...

The fact remains that Easyjet, just as any other airline, knew about 34 hours before the scheduled flight that there would not be any strike. We are not talking about a time frame with a danger of...
Jul 8, 18, 4:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By geosch

So why did other airlines manage to fly then? EW...

So why did other airlines manage to fly then? EW had two successful connections on the same route during the very time window of the cancelled Easyjet connections.
Jul 7, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By geosch

The strike on Jun 30/Jul 1 that EZY hat cited as...

The strike on Jun 30/Jul 1 that EZY hat cited as a reason to cancel the flight was actually called off. News of this was distributed by 04:30 AM on Fri. Jun 29 through Twitter and maybe even earlier...
Jun 29, 18, 12:11 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By geosch

Easyjet cancelling flight: which options for the passenger?

A friend of mine booked a round trip TXL to PMI on Easyjet. The flight to PMI was supposed to take place on tomorrow's Saturday, but about 30 hours before departure time Easyjet sent an email...
Jun 3, 18, 7:11 am
Replies: 215
Views: 31,382
Posted By geosch

So this means if you are AY Plus Silver (OW...

So this means if you are AY Plus Silver (OW Ruby), you get one free baggage if your TATL flight booking is on an AA flight number (regardless of the operating carrier) or if it is on an AY flight...
Forum: South America
Mar 28, 18, 3:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By geosch

When we where there, we got a promo price of I...

When we where there, we got a promo price of I think only CPL 2,700 with Turbus (as the last-minute walk up-price both at Pajaritos and at Valpariaso). turbus.cl also showed that price for most...
Forum: South America
Mar 28, 18, 2:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,217
Posted By geosch

Unless your credit card does charges you...

Unless your credit card does charges you horrendous fees for foreign currency payments, it's probably the best choice in Chile. Of course some places don't accept credit cards (e.g. Centropuerto bus...
Mar 20, 18, 5:41 pm
Replies: 865
Views: 104,160
Posted By geosch

and make sure to read the fine print of the...

and make sure to read the fine print of the insurance policy because some might not cover tickets purchased from an airline which at that point in time had already filed for insolvency. If the ticket...
Forum: South America
Mar 19, 18, 5:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,408
Posted By geosch

I recommend to rent through a foreign broker...

I recommend to rent through a foreign broker (preferably from your home country, if it has a competitive market), especially if you need a package that already includes insurance.
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