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Posted By Alka

It turns out it wasn't me -- iTunes dropped out...

It turns out it wasn't me -- iTunes dropped out of the program. An AAdvantage eShopping rep. just replied to my inquiry.

"Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. Unfortunately, iTunes is no...
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Posted By Alka

Question Was iTunes dropped from the AAdvantage E-Shopping site?

Is it me or did AAdvantage E-Shopping drop Apple's iTunes store?

I logged onto the site to purchase a season pass for a TV series -- hey, 90 miles is 90 miles -- and couldn't find iTunes despite...
Forum: China
Dec 24, 12, 5:57 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Greetings from Beijing, mnredfox! Thanks for...

Greetings from Beijing, mnredfox!

Thanks for your note. After some problems due to the Midwest's blizzard, we made it to PEK and managed to find our luggage which had arrived a day ahead of us.
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Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 10:19 pm
Replies: 82
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Posted By Alka

Great idea having a photo of the passport on my...

Great idea having a photo of the passport on my phone. Will also have a photocopy, too.

I'm all for helping keep Western-style tipping at bay. From what I've read, service charges are already...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 3:09 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Not a big ATM user and, quite frankly, I didn't...

Not a big ATM user and, quite frankly, I didn't even consider it for this trip. I'll redeposit the majority of the cash tomorrow when I alert the bank to our travel plans and expected use of the ATM...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 1:19 pm
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Posted By Alka

StrongVPN was recommended by colleagues here in...

StrongVPN was recommended by colleagues here in Germany. The Web site's representative commented on the chat service they have "a lot of customers whose ipads work well in china."

I may find out...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 12:26 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Uh oh...better steer the wife away from the Duty...

Uh oh...better steer the wife away from the Duty Free. On the other hand, maybe some "safe" shopping will be just the thing to improve her mood after the insane amount of flight time she's just...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 12:22 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

I believe we can get around without too much of a...

I believe we can get around without too much of a problem -- common sense, written destination address info from the hotel, tourist sites with some English, etc. -- but I can't get my wife to...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 12:11 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

We are, indeed, headed to the Hilton at 1 Dong...

We are, indeed, headed to the Hilton at 1 Dong Fang Road, North Dong Sanhuan Road. (I'm guessing the two roads in the address indicates an intersection.)

However, we purchased the shuttle...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 11:53 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

I read the sticky about Internet access but,...

I read the sticky about Internet access but, without having a VPN account, was hoping for a Facebook-style way to keep people updated on our activities.

We're avoiding use of credit cards and the...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 11:05 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

We're staying at hotels so the police...

We're staying at hotels so the police registration is apparently one less thing for my wife to worry about. Thank you for that info.

I'm not sure of the circumstances under which my wife's...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 10:44 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Tried to change Hilton locations to that which...

Tried to change Hilton locations to that which you've booked but it was a no-go. Even more disappointing is that I can't take advantage of rdchen's find of a Hilton 50% promo (although I'm still...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 9:31 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Thank you for the reply, moondog. I'm sorry I...

Thank you for the reply, moondog. I'm sorry I was unable to respond sooner.

My wife had spoken with friends who had apparently lived in China for a few years. She was told that we should have a...
Forum: China
Dec 18, 12, 8:12 am
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Back again -- sorry for the absence. IT has made...

Back again -- sorry for the absence. IT has made it difficult to do much more than view the thread. (Darn those Dept. of Defense regulations!)

As far as the routing, well, I realize it's pretty...
Forum: China
Dec 12, 12, 4:12 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,854
Posted By Alka

Another first-timer to China (PEK)

Greetings!

Mrs. Alka and I are traveling to Beijing for a 13-day visit -- pretty much a once-in-a-lifetime trip for us. I've looked through the stickies and, quite frankly, it's a little...
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Posted By Alka

And, of course, FRA -- former home to the best...

And, of course, FRA -- former home to the best staff in the system, MR turnaround point, and my home club. :(
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Posted By Alka

Nicely said. My sincere condolences to his...

Nicely said. My sincere condolences to his family. His was a handle to which I paid close attention.
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Posted By Alka

+1 for FRA, but resume the ORD-FRA connection AA...

+1 for FRA, but resume the ORD-FRA connection AA seems to have ceded to UA/LH. Also, increase J capacity on the DFW-FRA route by returning the 777.
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Posted By Alka

Also annoyed with the targeted promotions given...

Also annoyed with the targeted promotions given my German mailing address. I think I've received a total of one promo from AA-Europe in the years I've been in Germany -- and couldn't use it.

My...
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Posted By Alka

Did I miss AA's big announcement? It's June 11...

Did I miss AA's big announcement? It's June 11 and, so far, I haven't seen or heard anything. :confused:

Maybe I'm just looking in all the wrong places....
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Posted By Alka

Good to know, but how do I clue in the FA on...

Good to know, but how do I clue in the FA on this? Boarding pass?
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Posted By Alka

I certainly agree with soccerpapi on this -- it's...

I certainly agree with soccerpapi on this -- it's annoying enough whenever I connect to AE after flying from FRA in J but then to drop this little perk (admittedly one that's hit or miss) for PLATs,...
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Views: 18,045
Posted By Alka

I'm curious how checked luggage would be handled...

I'm curious how checked luggage would be handled in that case? Or if all of the pax that bailed out in AUS were strictly carryon (as would be my guess)?

Of course, it doesn't matter if a gate...
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Views: 52,893
Posted By Alka

Same picture and a little less of the text that...

Same picture and a little less of the text that AA put out on Facebook. Kind of surprised the AA lurker didn't put the same thing on FT, too. :rolleyes:
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