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Dec 17, 19, 2:04 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 24,499
Posted By c1ue

It isn’t the name or profession. It is the gender

I have had many situations where my wife and I were traveling on the same flight but under different PNRs - but she would get upgraded and I would not.
We we’re both 1k at the time, although she was...
Jun 16, 19, 10:30 am
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By c1ue

Folks, Thanks so much for your help. I...

Folks,
Thanks so much for your help.
I normally fly UA, but have a lot of AA miles as well.
I appreciate the shared experience (Allthem) and the AS policy research. I had looked at the AS web...
Jun 15, 19, 11:16 am
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By c1ue

AA international milesaaver ticket, last leg AS (Alaska), can standby?

Hi,
I searched and looked at the various standby threads, but they don't cover this specific case.
I'm looking to book a milesaaver ticket for my wife that connect LHR-SEA-SFO. The LHR-SEA arrives...
Mar 14, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 6,771
Posted By c1ue

It has been alluded to before, but any activity...

It has been alluded to before, but any activity does not require purchase/earn. It can be also spend.
Redeem for a free ticket. Get an upgrade. Convert to/from a hotel or other program - although...
Replies: 119
Views: 14,199
Posted By c1ue

I see a lot of discussion of legality, fair...

I see a lot of discussion of legality, fair enough.
What I am surprised by is the lack of discussion of security. Or that the German government (or some other) didn't weigh in.
One of the dastardly...
Feb 26, 19, 9:30 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,436
Posted By c1ue

For one drawer, perhaps. The equipment isn't that...

For one drawer, perhaps. The equipment isn't that large.
For all 3 - it is almost certainly a liability issue. Cost isn't a factor - I can't see a maid spending more than 5 seconds opening 3 drawers...
Jan 29, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 54
Views: 8,993
Posted By c1ue

Wow, talk about DYKWIA. Priority on vouchers...

Wow, talk about DYKWIA.
Priority on vouchers for volunteering?
I say no. First come, first served.
Jan 16, 19, 2:30 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 11,446
Posted By c1ue

I don't disagree with what OP says about United...

I don't disagree with what OP says about United food - although I personally am OK with it.
However, I would point out that all of the US airlines I have used - primarily AA and UA - are in the same...
Jan 11, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 10,931
Posted By c1ue

Several misapprehensions in responses on this...

Several misapprehensions in responses on this thread:

1) That the persons traveling are the ones who stole the points. A more professional thief will sell tickets for 25% to 50% under list price,...
Dec 14, 18, 10:37 am
Replies: 79
Views: 17,635
Posted By c1ue

Yes, the problem is definitely car specific. ...

Yes, the problem is definitely car specific.
I've taken to avoiding Toyotas for that exact reason. I've rented Camry's where literally driving 5 miles would drop the gauge from full to 7/8. Add that...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Dec 14, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 33
Views: 16,899
Posted By c1ue

There is an article where some guy in Las Vegas...

There is an article where some guy in Las Vegas earned 1M miles (?) using this promo. Lived in Vegas, basically rented every day.
Forum: Europe
Dec 14, 18, 10:34 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,733
Posted By c1ue

I disagree. A passenger who is not an...

I disagree.
A passenger who is not an experienced traveler can hardly be expected to know the foibles of any single airport transit.
Some airports have fully international corridors for transit,...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Dec 14, 18, 10:29 am
Replies: 34
Views: 12,658
Posted By c1ue

A couple notes: 1) A bank account breach for...

A couple notes:

1) A bank account breach for a personal/consumer account is protected - your actual out of pocket loss should have been zero/minimal. Protections for cryptocurrency = zero.
2) A...
Dec 14, 18, 10:19 am
Replies: 79
Views: 8,660
Posted By c1ue

I would probably do it were I in a position of...

I would probably do it were I in a position of annual status earnout. 1K definitely means something these days due to the spend limit.
I would, however, spend a few hours meandering Australia at...
Forum: Budget Travel
Dec 12, 18, 6:13 am
Replies: 23
Views: 9,033
Posted By c1ue

As someone who tracks airline and car rental...

As someone who tracks airline and car rental prices more or less for fun - another wrinkle is the HK combined with dynamic pricing.

I don't know about other people's experiences, but the dynamic...
Nov 27, 18, 8:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 6,605
Posted By c1ue

I understand the spirit of the statement...

I understand the spirit of the statement "uninflated", but the letter of the statement is possibly not correct.
A frequent flyer on AA would earn 2x miles per mile flown due to FF program bonuses....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 11, 18, 9:40 am
Replies: 107
Views: 14,877
Posted By c1ue

This thread really seems more a DYKWAD issue than...

This thread really seems more a DYKWAD issue than a DYKWIA one.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 31, 18, 8:10 am
Replies: 412
Views: 158,299
Posted By c1ue

This doesn't excuse ignorance, but one legitimate...

This doesn't excuse ignorance, but one legitimate reason (IMO) for such policies is when customers have "no biz or first" policies.
The worst situation that I've seen is watching high level...
Forum: Star Alliance
Jun 14, 18, 8:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,027
Posted By c1ue

I don't know firsthand, but I'd bet money that...

I don't know firsthand, but I'd bet money that the primary reason for the bucket system is historical. Or in other words, the origin likely comes from paper or early computer based inventory tracking...
Mar 25, 18, 10:47 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,931
Posted By c1ue

A note of reality to this discussion: 1)...

A note of reality to this discussion:

1) The notion that the Orbitz breach makes a significant dent in the total pool of identity information leaked online, is ridiculous. There have been so many...
Forum: Europe
Feb 14, 18, 5:30 am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,733
Posted By c1ue

This is clearly a travel agent issue. As far as...

This is clearly a travel agent issue.
As far as my personal experience has been, the airlines require entry of passenger information including passport information, for international travel.
The...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Feb 4, 18, 1:22 am
Replies: 34
Views: 12,658
Posted By c1ue

Crypto/blockchain inherently a bad setup

The bitcoin bubble is just that.
A few data points to consider:
1) bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are bruited as better because supposedly the middlemen are disintermediated. Yet a bitcoin...
Jan 18, 18, 8:34 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,453
Posted By c1ue

I'll have to side with the credit card...

I'll have to side with the credit card recommendations.
If the OP is flying relatively few times and domestic, going for MP Gold or Platinum just isn't worthwhile. It would mean taking several...
Dec 27, 17, 3:13 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 17,635
Posted By c1ue

7/8 isn't necessarily empty

I rented a mid-size SUV a few weeks ago. When I got to the airport, it turned out to be a gigantic monster SUV.
The gauge clearly was under the F - and I noted this when I checked out the car. A...
Sep 26, 17, 3:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,965
Posted By c1ue

Could be worse. The missus got a double whammy...

Could be worse.
The missus got a double whammy flying from LED through ARN to SFO:
1) SAS no longer pays the LED lounge, so even as a (lifetime) Star Gold, she had no lounge in LED because she flew...
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