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Jan 14, 20, 3:04 am
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By R.O.

Luggage options KL->KQ with long layover in AMS

I'm traveling with 2x hand luggage (trolleys) and a personal item.

Positioning flight is DUS-AMS on KL in eco (baggage allowance of 1 due to ST E+).

Then there's a 12 hour layover in AMS during...
Jan 12, 20, 11:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By R.O.

CGN is fine for most airlines other than BA. ...

CGN is fine for most airlines other than BA.

The LH SEN lounge is ok for an outstation lounge. In constrast to BA, OLCI works with LH and EW. Distances to the gates typically used by LH (and, to...
Replies: 3,264
Views: 918,222
Posted By R.O.

https://subscription.economist.com/OA/partners/Bri...

https://subscription.economist.com/OA/partners/BritishAirwaysBN/Bonus
Jan 12, 20, 2:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By R.O.

No, there isn't. If you got PP, there's a s***ty...

No, there isn't. If you got PP, there's a s***ty PP lounge you can use.

Oh, and no OLCI for BA pax ex CGN. I don't know why, you can do OLCI on most other carriers serving CGN.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 2:24 am
Replies: 128
Views: 23,595
Posted By R.O.

I usually go for Y on short- and medium-haul...

I usually go for Y on short- and medium-haul flights.

For long-hauls, I do have a preference for premium cabin. But I still will do Y on occasion. Depends on whether it's a day flight or a night...
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Views: 918,222
Posted By R.O.

Up to 18k Avios.

Up to 18k Avios.
Jan 10, 20, 10:02 am
Replies: 339
Views: 73,880
Posted By R.O.

This was an initial match and they played it...

This was an initial match and they played it nicely and matched me through Jan. '21. So no need to rematch next month.
Jan 10, 20, 9:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,149
Posted By R.O.

I find the new HI is pretty good value. Cash...

I find the new HI is pretty good value. Cash rates tend to be low and as usual, IHG showers you with points.

They have like a huge amount of exec rooms so most elites will get the upgrade. It's a...
Jan 10, 20, 12:59 am
Replies: 37
Views: 6,793
Posted By R.O.

True. But I was at the CX lounge in LHR the...

True.

But I was at the CX lounge in LHR the other day and have to say it has seen better days.
The semi-private chairs near the windows towards the far end of the C lounge are showing signs of...
Jan 10, 20, 12:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 6,282
Posted By R.O.

Delta is usually very friendly as well. I...

Delta is usually very friendly as well. I actually find DL service better, KL FA and pilots can occasionally almost be too chatty.

In any case, the price differential between DL domestic first and...
Jan 9, 20, 10:25 am
Replies: 236
Views: 65,949
Posted By R.O.

Why don't people just share how they used their...

Why don't people just share how they used their SNUs?

Accor Plats and Dias have to earn status the hard way, there are no short-cuts via CC or status match. I don't think there are all that many...
Forum: Africa
Jan 9, 20, 10:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By R.O.

After no replies for the first few days, I...

After no replies for the first few days, I thought FT would let me down. I was wrong!

Many thanks for the detailed responses and suggestions. I'm flying in about a week. I will update the thread...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,670
Posted By R.O.

You've opened a can of worms. HIs in the US......

You've opened a can of worms. HIs in the US... unsatisfactory on so many levels.
Replies: 20
Views: 3,019
Posted By R.O.

Maestro Ramen: Well-researched question! As...

Maestro Ramen: Well-researched question!

As a previous poster already informed you, though, UA miles never expire. (They changed the rules recently.)

I think UA might be a good fit for you. You...
Jan 8, 20, 7:42 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By R.O.

A week is not unusual.

A week is not unusual.
Jan 7, 20, 1:29 am
Replies: 116
Views: 31,534
Posted By R.O.

TROLOLOL Hotels have to pay a sizable...

TROLOLOL

Hotels have to pay a sizable commission/fee when a customer books through OTA. The cost situation is totally different from a direct booking. And obviously, the hotel and the chain have...
Jan 7, 20, 1:05 am
Replies: 197
Views: 40,383
Posted By R.O.

Thoughts on Plaza Premium T2 arrivals? ...

Thoughts on Plaza Premium T2 arrivals?

Wondering if it's good enough to kill an hour or two there while waiting for a friend on a different flight. (Personal trip--probably not looking to get any...
Jan 7, 20, 12:46 am
Replies: 244
Views: 142,325
Posted By R.O.

How is SV's financial situation? This seems...

How is SV's financial situation? This seems almost too good to be true.
Replies: 36
Views: 5,705
Posted By R.O.

I'll take them off your hands for about treefiddy.

I'll take them off your hands for about treefiddy.
Jan 5, 20, 11:44 am
Replies: 728
Views: 206,792
Posted By R.O.

+1000 Glad I'm through with Accor. I'll...

+1000

Glad I'm through with Accor. I'll redeem my 2 SNU's this year (just in case anything acceptable comes up) and that'll be it for me.

Accor doesn't know what it's doing. It's little things...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By R.O.

I would assume he has a rationale such as cost...

I would assume he has a rationale such as cost saving for this (e.g., UK-TYO being significantly more expensive than FRA-TYO + pos flights).

But I would suggest to the OP to book the pos flight on...
Forum: Germany
Jan 5, 20, 6:44 am
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By R.O.

Chasing A3 status, eh? That's why you can't take...

Chasing A3 status, eh? That's why you can't take the earlier LH flights out of FRA.

I think your question has been answered for the most part. So just as a side note: Perhaps A3 runs would be more...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By R.O.

Well, you should check on the M&M website.......

Well, you should check on the M&M website.... It's a LMGTFY case, too.
Forum: Star Alliance
Jan 5, 20, 4:31 am
Replies: 2,287
Views: 412,516
Posted By R.O.

It really depends on the exact booking classes....

It really depends on the exact booking classes. For instance, SK is interesting but not if you're flying LX/LH in N (as it won't earn any status miles).

TK, OZ, and A3 are other programs with low...
Forum: Africa
Jan 3, 20, 1:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By R.O.

Nobody with insights on Addis Ababa?

Nobody with insights on Addis Ababa?
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