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May 24, 13, 5:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By Materdei

Nothing wrong with ebay. I got a used Air Boss...

Nothing wrong with ebay. I got a used Air Boss off of ebay for $99.
May 24, 13, 5:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By Materdei

They all carry a lighter weight warranty. ...

They all carry a lighter weight warranty.

Seriously, they reduced their warranty for a reason, to save money. Why would we not expect them to reduce the quality to compensate. Why use heavier...
May 24, 13, 5:09 am
Replies: 204
Views: 27,649
Posted By Materdei

Happens to me all the time. No dog though, they...

Happens to me all the time. No dog though, they are more thoughtful.
Mar 2, 13, 4:03 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,804
Posted By Materdei

I'm in the IFL in Chicago now. :) The...

I'm in the IFL in Chicago now. :)

The lounge experience in both LHR and ORD are big improvements over the non-first lounge, especially at LHR where the business lounge food just so-so at best and...
Mar 2, 13, 5:22 am
Replies: 18
Views: 5,804
Posted By Materdei

(Travelling in) United Global First (Questions/Expectations/Experiences)

I'm IAH based and have flown many BusinessFirst trips from IAH to LHR. My plans changed this week and I had to leave a day later which made LHR - IAH not an option so I'm flying through Chicago.
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Jan 24, 13, 10:40 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 27,283
Posted By Materdei

I've booked a room at the Embassy for the...

I've booked a room at the Embassy for the weekend. Thanks for the advice.
Jan 23, 13, 9:57 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 27,283
Posted By Materdei

North Austin/Round Rock Recommendation Needed

Can anybody recommend a Hilton on the north side of Austin?

Thanks in advance
Jan 9, 13, 1:50 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 9,171
Posted By Materdei

IAH - LHR Dreamliner Flights

I'm going from IAH to LHR in February. Can somebody please tell me which flights are on the 787?
Dec 21, 12, 2:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,372
Posted By Materdei

B&R does indeed have an unconditional warranty as...

B&R does indeed have an unconditional warranty as do some others, but not many. Nobody beats the verbiage that Red Oxx uses as their warranty statement. No legal speak or caveats to be found in...
Dec 21, 12, 2:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,622
Posted By Materdei

My Red Oxx Sky Train fits fine in the overheads...

My Red Oxx Sky Train fits fine in the overheads of regional jets and it is probably too large for your needs. I wouldn't worry about size.

I'll let others make specific backpack recommendations...
Forum: India
Dec 15, 12, 3:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,085
Posted By Materdei

I would call the consulate to be safe.

I would call the consulate to be safe.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 15, 12, 3:10 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,728
Posted By Materdei

Probably the same reason we don't have them on...

Probably the same reason we don't have them on our homes. Cost vs. benefit. Not to mention the fact that they are somewhat fragile and would be a maintenance nightmare. Durability is more of an...
Dec 15, 12, 2:49 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,548
Posted By Materdei

There are no benefits in you having two accounts,...

There are no benefits in you having two accounts, unless you're Hilton that is.

I'm sure Citi can fix the account info you have in the system. Definitely call them.
Oct 15, 12, 4:53 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,572
Posted By Materdei

I'm confused. If you don't think the short...

I'm confused.

If you don't think the short connection will work for you, don't book it. Some of us are in the Global Entry program and don't check bags so these connections are very makeable. ...
Oct 11, 12, 9:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Materdei

Those speeds look really good. When you're on...

Those speeds look really good. When you're on the Internet loading pages is your phonee snappy? My AT&T Atrix absolutely sucks, like dial-up on valium.
Oct 11, 12, 8:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Materdei

mydennis, Good choice. I've got that bag...

mydennis,

Good choice. I've got that bag and for the money it is great. I think it's great for twice the cost, actually.

I did a review of the bag in this thread (beginning on post #20)...
Oct 10, 12, 11:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Materdei

Welcome. Based upon your very limited use of...

Welcome.

Based upon your very limited use of the luggage I recommend that you just go to a local department store and pick up something cheap and functional. No point in spending money on quality...
Oct 8, 12, 3:50 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 12,526
Posted By Materdei

No disrespect intended but this is not accurate. ...

No disrespect intended but this is not accurate. Two weeks ago I flew to Wichita (ICT). Took an Air Boss on the EMB 145 there and the EMB 135 back. The bag fit in the overheads just fine.

The...
Oct 6, 12, 12:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,114
Posted By Materdei

I'm curious as to why somebody would need this. ...

I'm curious as to why somebody would need this. What is the threat/risk?

I use this passport holder...
Oct 6, 12, 9:15 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By Materdei

What makes a bag a 'laptop bag'? Is it a padded...

What makes a bag a 'laptop bag'? Is it a padded compartment? If so, a good sleeve would do. If you need something 'hugh' get a full sized carry on and make it a laptop bag with a sleeve (Tom Bihn...
Oct 6, 12, 8:54 am
Replies: 29
Views: 12,526
Posted By Materdei

Hi, tgg. I have both bags. I've traveled...

Hi, tgg.

I have both bags. I've traveled extensively (round the world included) with the Sky Train. The Air Boss is reserved for shorter domestic trips. Why? Well, you've summed it up exactly...
Oct 6, 12, 8:18 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,730
Posted By Materdei

I didn't know that the Seinfeld company was an...

I didn't know that the Seinfeld company was an actual company.
Sep 21, 12, 7:14 am
Replies: 31
Views: 5,859
Posted By Materdei

Hi and welcome. I'm a 'one bagger' as well. ...

Hi and welcome.

I'm a 'one bagger' as well. Most of my trips are two week international trips but I also mix in the occasional single week domestic trips.

I, like you, do not have to travel...
Sep 19, 12, 3:58 am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,423
Posted By Materdei

Goggle "concealed carry clothing" and you'll find...

Goggle "concealed carry clothing" and you'll find all sorts of things that have been around a long time that will likely serve this need. 5.11 Tactical, for example, has a lot of high quality...
Sep 19, 12, 3:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By Materdei

I agree with Till on this one, for sure. Who...

I agree with Till on this one, for sure. Who among us frequent flyers doesn't have our belts off, laptop bags unzipped and ready for pulling out the laptop, shoes untied, etc. all done by the time...
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