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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 17, 8:52 am
Replies: 88
Views: 18,114
Posted By ALittleSurreal

When my sons were about 16 and 17, probably...

When my sons were about 16 and 17, probably flying home from camp counseling, my 16 yr old had broken his foot. The painful foot was wrapped up and he was on crutches.

I got a call from them as...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 17, 8:40 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,951
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I bet his wife was perfectly happy in her middle...

I bet his wife was perfectly happy in her middle seat as long as she didn't have to sit next to that husband.
Oct 9, 16, 2:10 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 60,447
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I agree that "going above and beyond" warrants a...

I agree that "going above and beyond" warrants a tip. My question is - is driving me 4 long Brooklyn blocks (have a bad foot & ankle) "going above and beyond"? I feel very bad with that $7-8 fare. ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 7, 16, 2:48 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 15,700
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Reading an interview somewhere, Tom Hanks said...

Reading an interview somewhere, Tom Hanks said that Sullenberger had much to do with the script. He said during his first meeting the script draft was covered in Sullenberger's handwritten notes on...
Aug 2, 16, 9:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,352
Posted By ALittleSurreal

The Kipling "Sherpa"- now known as the "Sasha"-...

The Kipling "Sherpa"- now known as the "Sasha"- is perfect for what you need. A pass-through, tons of space inside and organizing zipper places. Fits perfectly under the seat- even the smaller...
Jul 29, 16, 12:17 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,828
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Like many here I use a ziploc bag. My bright...

Like many here I use a ziploc bag. My bright idea is to use contact lens holders to store lotion, foundation, gels. They've worked great for me. Similar to this (or a flip top kind)--
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 6, 16, 9:00 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 21,702
Posted By ALittleSurreal

There is another thread, here, asking about the...

There is another thread, here, asking about the plane blankets and a flight attendant (I think!) posted that her fellow flight attendants called the blankets Cootie Catchers or something similar...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 16, 1:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,988
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Have you ever gotten injured during a flight?

With heavy luggage overhead, stuffed underseat space and cramped quarters, I'm surprised it doesn't happen more often!

I recently boarded a 2 seats-per-each-side-of-the-aisle flight. I had a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 21, 16, 11:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,405
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Book Lights- Are They Annoying To Fellow Passengers?

I would never turn on my overhead light in a dark cabin, but I'd like to read (and can't sleep) so I bought a book light. The small light I bought clips onto the book and makes a small circle of...
Apr 15, 16, 12:28 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,594
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I've been using this inexpensive, yet good...

I've been using this inexpensive, yet good quality, really small roll-on for years.

Amazon.com: Ciao Rolling Carry On Under Seat Rolling Bag - Black: Clothing

I bought mine at Costco for $29....
Dec 21, 15, 7:22 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,729
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I just took my first round trip Spirit flight. ...

I just took my first round trip Spirit flight. The fare was very cheap, I even paid for the seat assignment and a carry on (with the free personal bag) and it was still half the cost of the other...
Dec 9, 15, 12:45 pm
Replies: 237
Views: 60,276
Posted By ALittleSurreal

YES

I have no idea where or how to vote for this. Did I miss a link somewhere? Possibly our comment is vote?
If so, I vote YES. I'm taking my first Spirit airlines trip tomorrow and I have all sorts...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 17, 15, 9:35 am
Replies: 40
Views: 7,092
Posted By ALittleSurreal

All of these stories just reconfirm my fear of...

All of these stories just reconfirm my fear of escalators! I saw a story where the bottom part of the down escalator became detached from the landing. As the woman falls down this hole to her death,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 6, 15, 8:53 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 7,469
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Although my husband was born in another country,...

Although my husband was born in another country, he has been a U.S. citizen for 35 years. He simply carries both passports with him when traveling to and from the country he was born in. We have...
Aug 30, 15, 1:33 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 50,178
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Pretty great travel jacket for men and women....

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I had an ad for this on my Facebook page and usually never click on those things, but I love new travel products. I am in no way connected to this, just wanted to share...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 4, 15, 1:33 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,921
Posted By ALittleSurreal

It's mandatory, while flying in first class, to...

It's mandatory, while flying in first class, to bring along your 3 month old infant and 2 year old twins.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 15, 12:47 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 31,365
Posted By ALittleSurreal

OP here. I updated my experience 2 pages back....

OP here. I updated my experience 2 pages back. (see below) Since then, I wanted to thank the new posters with their advice. I took 5mgs. of the Ambien, but I see a poster saying that that is too...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 15, 15, 1:33 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 31,365
Posted By ALittleSurreal

OP here. Thank you so much to everyone who...

OP here. Thank you so much to everyone who offered suggestions. After reading them, I called my Family Medicine physician, explained my problem, and requested a prescription for a couple of Ambien....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 14, 15, 3:53 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 31,365
Posted By ALittleSurreal

OP here: Okay, these are options I haven't...

OP here:

Okay, these are options I haven't thought of! On my upcoming flights, I am sitting by myself on an aisle with my husband on the opposite aisle seat. (In future, on 2-seater flights, I'm...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 14, 15, 3:09 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 31,365
Posted By ALittleSurreal

Cure Me: You couldn't sleep on long flights, then you found the cure...

I searched FT, but while learning how others regularly fall asleep on flights is kind of helpful, I need to know how non-sleepers found a cure.

I do a once a year 24 hour travel/16 hours flying...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 3, 15, 8:56 am
Replies: 128
Views: 20,101
Posted By ALittleSurreal

The points/cc subject is of interest to you and...

The points/cc subject is of interest to you and something you enjoy researching, reading about and doing. I'm sorry you have a GF who does not show interest in your hobbies.
Of course couples don't...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 31, 15, 8:33 am
Replies: 69
Views: 9,472
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I did not read all the responses so sorry if mine...

I did not read all the responses so sorry if mine is a duplicate. I think the OP would not have a problem with "the noise" if the noise was someone's leaking headphones, or a too-loud conversation...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 21, 15, 11:21 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,804
Posted By ALittleSurreal

OP here. Thanks so much for the commiserating. ...

OP here. Thanks so much for the commiserating. It's good to know that our decision to stay at the terminal was a reasonable one for some. Thank you for the tips, too!

The next day, online, I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 20, 15, 11:28 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,804
Posted By ALittleSurreal

"Sleep" in the terminal vs hotel for a few hours? WWYD

Friend and I had a flight at 9:18pm so we arrived at JFK at 7:30pm for check-in/security, etc. I checked flight status before we left for the airport and in route. Said "on time". Check in and it...
Feb 23, 15, 12:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 30,906
Posted By ALittleSurreal

I agree with you, voodoogirl, on the Kipling...

I agree with you, voodoogirl, on the Kipling Sherpa. It weighs nothing, the zippers are heavy duty and work perfectly, tons of space and I also use the outside pockets for the 311 bag, a shawl, my...
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