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Oct 24, 19, 9:59 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 10,554
Posted By drseagrass

According to Ravn's website, they will start...

According to Ravn's website, they will start scheduled service to Dutch with Dash 8 aircraft the week of November 4. It is not clear if these will continue to be Alaska Airline numbered flights that...
Forum: Russia
Oct 9, 19, 4:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By drseagrass

It is possible to get a visa based upon staying...

It is possible to get a visa based upon staying at a specific hotel, but then cancel the reservation after receiving the visa. I have done this several times during visits to Russia. You still will...
Forum: Canada
Sep 19, 19, 3:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By drseagrass

That sounds efficient, glad you got through so...

That sounds efficient, glad you got through so quickly.
Forum: Canada
Sep 18, 19, 4:41 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By drseagrass

I think 2 hours in advance would be prudent, but...

I think 2 hours in advance would be prudent, but you will probably get through the whole process faster. Also factor in morning traffic depending upon where in Montreal you are coming from.
Sep 15, 19, 8:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By drseagrass

I attended a memorial service there last year; it...

I attended a memorial service there last year; it is primarily an event venue. The food and service were nice, but it was awkward to avoid a $9 valet parking fee, which was ridiculous given the...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 6, 19, 6:11 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By drseagrass

It is not that hard to find or to get from there...

It is not that hard to find or to get from there to the terminal. Map of airport showing where cell phone lot is at: https://www.flydulles.com/iad/cell-phone-lot
If you get off the access road...
Forum: Alaska
Mar 20, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By drseagrass

I think in principle your itinerary looks...

I think in principle your itinerary looks excellent. You aren't trying to cover too much ground in a week, although Seward, like Denali, is not free of crowds in the summer. I don't have personal...
Jan 10, 19, 12:49 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 60,107
Posted By drseagrass

I am mystified why I received the challenge...

I am mystified why I received the challenge invitation to Platinum Pro on January 8. I have flown on AA twice in the past 36 months, both times in economy and connecting to and from other flights at...
Dec 5, 18, 6:51 pm
Replies: 149
Views: 32,872
Posted By drseagrass

Unfortunately you can't use a companion...

Unfortunately you can't use a companion certificate (any more) to buy one first class ticket, and get the other one for the companion fee. If you were or are MVPG, you can search for U space with the...
Forum: Texas
Nov 22, 18, 2:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By drseagrass

Route 33 and Route 50 (Sun Metro) both serve the...

Route 33 and Route 50 (Sun Metro) both serve the airport 7 days a week
Nov 17, 18, 2:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By drseagrass

I bought a three-membership in December 2017 at...

I bought a three-membership in December 2017 at the LA Lounge. I was told at the time that the 3 year membership was going away as of 2018.
Forum: Alaska
Oct 7, 18, 1:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By drseagrass

Of course it depends upon your interests, but...

Of course it depends upon your interests, but there is plenty to do. I would consider stopping at the Sitka Sound Science Center, and walking through the Sitka National Historical Park, which has...
Forum: California
Sep 22, 18, 10:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By drseagrass

It is not simple, but you can get to the Perris...

It is not simple, but you can get to the Perris Transit Center, which is about 6 miles from Nuevo on Riverside County buses, consult their web site, www.riversidetransit.com for routes. Coming from...
Forum: Africa
Sep 19, 18, 12:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By drseagrass

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x1342/ephelia_constance_on_peninsula_to_left_7378ec905ccbe688736f1ebbc931e264928f7f66.jpg

Constance Ephelia resort takes up the...
Forum: Africa
Sep 19, 18, 12:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By drseagrass

Oh, I just thought if you were staying there and...

Oh, I just thought if you were staying there and you had breakfast and dinner covered, you would have to find some place to eat lunch each day, and there are not many restaurants in the area. If you...
Forum: Africa
Sep 17, 18, 7:45 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By drseagrass

I don't think that airport transfer cost is too...

I don't think that airport transfer cost is too high. A few kilometers in a taxi can cost 20 or 30 euros. And the hotel you selected is not close to the airport and the most direct routes to it are...
Forum: Alaska
Sep 1, 18, 8:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By drseagrass

If you are a Alaska Lounge member, it's no...

If you are a Alaska Lounge member, it's no problem to stop on arrival. For Priority Pass members, maybe not, as they ask for a boarding pass at reception, and I don't know if a boarding pass from an...
Forum: Alaska
Aug 31, 18, 4:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By drseagrass

The Alaska Airlines lounge is open at 5AM. We...

The Alaska Airlines lounge is open at 5AM. We were on that LAX to ANC flight in July and spent some time there before connecting to our final destination. The airport is fairly busy at that hour, so...
Jun 20, 18, 1:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By drseagrass

two bags checked in with South African. No charge.

two bags checked in with South African. No charge.
Jun 17, 18, 3:23 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By drseagrass

SAA's twitter account response and a telephone...

SAA's twitter account response and a telephone call indicated Emirates' two bag allowance will apply instead of the one bag allowed on SAA from Africa to Europe. I will report back a confirmation...
Jun 10, 18, 12:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,070
Posted By drseagrass

Baggage allowance ZA to Switzerland, SAA connecting to Emirates, economy?

My daughter has a one way SAA ticket from East London to Jo'burg, connecting to an Emirates flight to Dubai, then Zurich. The whole itinerary was written on one ticket, purchased from Emirates, but...
Forum: Africa
Jun 2, 18, 1:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By drseagrass

We visited a couple years back and did not have...

We visited a couple years back and did not have to demonstrate any financial resources. Probably just bringing your on paper confirmations of place(s) you will stay, your flight itinerary showing...
May 30, 18, 8:44 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 6,076
Posted By drseagrass

You can use the Alaska Airlines Lounge in...

You can use the Alaska Airlines Lounge in Anchorage as a United Club member.
Forum: Africa
May 27, 18, 7:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By drseagrass

I don't have experience with cycling--we rented a...

I don't have experience with cycling--we rented a car on a visit a couple years back and traveled through Mahé and Praslin over a couple weeks, but your plan is not crazy if you have experience...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
May 22, 18, 7:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By drseagrass

Don’t do this, assuming this is not a joke post....

Don’t do this, assuming this is not a joke post. How do you even get on a public bus with three pieces of luggage? Rush hour or not. Your profile indicates you have gold status with United and with...
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