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Oct 15, 19, 6:00 am
Replies: 149
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Posted By Rowyourboat

There was one toilet in the front. I don't think...

There was one toilet in the front. I don't think there were more.
Oct 15, 19, 5:08 am
Replies: 149
Views: 66,747
Posted By Rowyourboat

Good points on both :) I don't know the specifics...

Good points on both :) I don't know the specifics of the 787, so I will revise and say they are similar. Regarding Club Suite, I meant that the seat door looks similar, but that's where the...
Oct 15, 19, 12:50 am
Replies: 149
Views: 66,747
Posted By Rowyourboat

I recently flew in refurb 772 F, took some pics...

I recently flew in refurb 772 F, took some pics below. I don't really fly BA but I have flown in the 787 in F and these seats were identical. I thought the seat was nice, though it squeaked a little...
Oct 6, 19, 9:46 am
Replies: 91
Views: 16,916
Posted By Rowyourboat

Hello, I stayed at this hotel Oct 5-6. I...

Hello,

I stayed at this hotel Oct 5-6. I didn't realize the hotel had just opened, everything is really nice. I attached pics below but some quick thoughts:

1. The Gym is incredible as is the...
Oct 6, 19, 9:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By Rowyourboat

Well for CFU, 1.5x = 0.5 alaska points vs. 0.66...

Well for CFU, 1.5x = 0.5 alaska points vs. 0.66 points via the Marriott cards. So they are notably different I'd say.
Sep 17, 19, 8:33 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 17,111
Posted By Rowyourboat

Example link: ...

Example link:

https://flights.app.goo.gl/usQf2 $1900 on *A

https://flights.app.goo.gl/rt8nZ - $2000 on OW

https://flights.app.goo.gl/T1YWr - $2000 on ST

These are pretty good ex-SFO...
Aug 25, 19, 8:09 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,463
Posted By Rowyourboat

It sounds like the OP is probably referring to a...

It sounds like the OP is probably referring to a J/F cabin, not just F exclusively.

I personally have flown F to South Africa on an Aeroplan reward ticket. The routing was PEK -> JNB with a...
Aug 19, 19, 3:47 am
Replies: 127
Views: 23,959
Posted By Rowyourboat

I booked the HR in winter time because it's way...

I booked the HR in winter time because it's way better located in the city. I was able to book the Premier Suite (77 sq m.) for only 10K points per night, even though the cash rate would've been...
Jul 23, 19, 10:08 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By Rowyourboat

Ok thanks for the perspective. I guess I was just...

Ok thanks for the perspective. I guess I was just upset late at night.

I don't see how 12+ ants would come off my clothes though...far more likely they're from a wall or something. The Bell hop...
Jul 23, 19, 8:19 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By Rowyourboat

No, I always leave my luggage on the ground. ...

No, I always leave my luggage on the ground.

It wasn't "one" ant, there were at least a dozen crawling on the pillow and under the comforter. You guys don't see that as a problem?
Jul 23, 19, 12:07 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By Rowyourboat

Four Seasons LA: ANTS in bed !!

Hello,

I'm currently at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills and I just got home and saw nearly a dozen ants crawling in my bed. I took photo and video, and have attached two photos below. I called...
May 22, 19, 8:45 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,331
Posted By Rowyourboat

YYZ-MEL also $3500 through EOS on AC+QF, ticketed...

YYZ-MEL also $3500 through EOS on AC+QF, ticketed by AA: https://flights.app.goo.gl/9LFxi
May 15, 19, 6:30 am
Replies: 43
Views: 2,195
Posted By Rowyourboat

I have had AS MVP Gold + ExP in the past, as well...

I have had AS MVP Gold + ExP in the past, as well as MVP 75k + EXP. IMO the EXP benefits weren't good enough for me - the F lounges are indeed amazing for CX/QF, but Alaska miles and availability...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 9, 19, 5:46 pm
Replies: 1,873
Views: 206,454
Posted By Rowyourboat

I had the Amuse Bouche menu at the Dolder Grand...

I had the Amuse Bouche menu at the Dolder Grand (2*, Zurich) today and it was fantastic. Expertly prepared food, very nice tastes, and interesting flavors. Best of all it was a fantastic value. There...
May 6, 19, 10:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,946
Posted By Rowyourboat

I was here a few days ago and thought the...

I was here a few days ago and thought the Impossible Burger on menu was very tasty. I also had the coconut curry with paneer, and that was poorly done. So averaging the two, the meal was "adequate" :)
Apr 30, 19, 6:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Rowyourboat

Strategy for getting on same flight?

Hello,

My friend and I are both booked in BA F, but on different flights (few hours apart) on the same day. We tried to get on the same flight online, but the fare difference was >$2k. I looked up...
Apr 19, 19, 7:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,362
Posted By Rowyourboat

Here's an example for EWR-SIN-PER for $3899:...

Here's an example for EWR-SIN-PER for $3899: https://flights.app.goo.gl/gu1JV

You can also fly JFK-FRA-SIN-PER on certain dates. It's about 1600 more miles (RT) but you can then fly A380 from...
Mar 26, 19, 8:45 am
Replies: 485
Views: 137,320
Posted By Rowyourboat

Just wanted to share. I recently booked JFK-MXP,...

Just wanted to share. I recently booked JFK-MXP, ATH-EWR on Emirates (fifth freedom) in First class. The public price was $5900 but Amex IAP quoted me for $4800. Huge savings!
Mar 22, 19, 7:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Rowyourboat

The OP needs 26k PQM so the PEK or nonstop from...

The OP needs 26k PQM so the PEK or nonstop from YYZ doesn't work for a P-fare. I think he would only get to 24k pqm?

OP, I'd play around with some combo of Guam and Honolulu like mentioned above....
Mar 16, 19, 3:39 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Rowyourboat

Any OTA that gives hotel status + airline miles?

Hey,

I know a lot of travel agents can book hotel rates that let the traveler earn elite nights/credit. Those commissions are about 10%. Are there any sites that take a portion of that and pay it...
Mar 1, 19, 5:28 am
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Rowyourboat

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1252x376/screen_shot_2019_03_01_at_7_26_53_am_d8b34ab75da3e10e450f2e83a82d0f6a5d35ebf0.png

I entered the Itinerary on United Airlines and...
Feb 28, 19, 8:08 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Rowyourboat

Are these fuel surcharges correct?

Hello,

I recently booked an ANA RTW award, with this itinerary:

EWR - ZRH UA Y
ZRH - BOM LX J
BOM - SIN SQ J
SIN - BKK SQ J
BKK - NRT TG J
NRT - EWR UA J
Feb 24, 19, 12:37 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,555
Posted By Rowyourboat

I would rank them AC > LX > LH > OS > UA. ...

I would rank them AC > LX > LH > OS > UA.

That's because I love the LX *G/Biz lounges, great views, food, and great space. AC has a great hard product (all aisle access) and the Signature Suites...
Feb 24, 19, 11:30 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,235
Posted By Rowyourboat

I just checked in around 10am to a Hyatt Regency...

I just checked in around 10am to a Hyatt Regency as a Glob - they had open rooms and were happy to accommodate.
Feb 24, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,555
Posted By Rowyourboat

*A: MXP - NYC RT J for $1K. ST/OW for $1400

I was looking for cheap flights back from Europe and found this killer fare. Example:


https://flights.app.goo.gl/9Cjic

You can route on UA, AC, or LH/LX/OS family. Basically all the JV...
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