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Feb 4, 19, 3:28 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,428
Posted By SAT Lawyer

My tickets were delivered to my hotel via UPS a...

My tickets were delivered to my hotel via UPS a few days before the match. Another common means of delivery would be in person on the day of the match.

The news I read this week suggests the...
Feb 4, 19, 2:58 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,428
Posted By SAT Lawyer

That's a huge rivalry game, the North London...

That's a huge rivalry game, the North London derby. I'm surprised that tickets aren't more expensive on Stubhub or Fanpass. I'd be comfortable buying from either, probably more so from Stubhub than...
Forum: Texas
Jan 15, 19, 11:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I prefer to fly, but the drive is not bad. As...

I prefer to fly, but the drive is not bad. As kale75 said, it’s about a three hour straight shot down I-10. I’ve flown it hundreds of times and driven it more than a hundred times.

You might...
Jan 2, 19, 12:51 pm
Replies: 1,724
Views: 183,416
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Yes. I had two six-hour, same-day turns at SGN in...

Yes. I had two six-hour, same-day turns at SGN in the past 13 months, returning to the same international point of origin on each trip. Even had time to squeeze in a tour of HCMC by scooter.
Replies: 233
Views: 32,426
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I’m not close to renewring Spire, so I took a...

I’m not close to renewring Spire, so I took a stab at purchasing Ambassador status [note: not a renewal, as I was not an Ambassador beforehand] by paying 40,000 points to see if it would also extend...
Dec 7, 18, 5:59 pm
Replies: 410
Views: 51,224
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I booked an AA Vacations flight + hotel package...

I booked an AA Vacations flight + hotel package on an O* fare. I applied SWUs in both directions and all segments cleared. Unfortunately, three of the four segments including both transpacific...
Sep 10, 18, 3:56 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,530
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I’m hoping we get a $49 sale soon. However,...

I’m hoping we get a $49 sale soon.

However, most of WN’s sales these days are aggravating for those of us outside California. For example, when WN touts an “$84 sale on fall travel!,” as it did in...
Aug 30, 18, 11:22 pm
Replies: 149
Views: 23,828
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I flew DFW-KEF and back last week. My SWUs...

I flew DFW-KEF and back last week. My SWUs cleared both ways. The best seats in business class on the 75L are in Row 1 because the foot wells are larger than those in the rows further aft; if you...
Aug 13, 18, 11:04 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,484
Posted By SAT Lawyer

UA’s 77W Polaris is a really good hard product,...

UA’s 77W Polaris is a really good hard product, but UA’s 787 business class seat is also good, especially if you can get a D or E seat so both seatmates have direct aisle access. If you wind up on...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 5, 18, 10:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Rio, without a doubt. Check out Cristo Redentor...

Rio, without a doubt. Check out Cristo Redentor (if it’s not covered by the clouds), Sugarloaf (consider buying your ticket online to cut down on the queue), Copacabana, and Ipanema.

Ubers are...
Forum: Asia
Jul 30, 18, 1:13 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,198
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I’d recommend the Bayleaf Intramuros. To me,...

I’d recommend the Bayleaf Intramuros. To me, it’s the most interesting part of Manila, and the Bayleaf provides good value.
Jul 11, 18, 2:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By SAT Lawyer

An hour and 55 minutes should be plenty of time...

An hour and 55 minutes should be plenty of time to connect at IAH even for a non-U.S. citizen without Global Entry and without Pre-Check. After clearing immigration and customs at Terminal E, do what...
Replies: 204
Views: 14,460
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I flew LOT Nordica CR9s twice his week in economy...

I flew LOT Nordica CR9s twice his week in economy on a UA award ticket. First from AMS-TLL and second from TLL-SPU. The flights were fine, although TLL-SPU ran about an hour late due to a late...
Replies: 30
Views: 2,235
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I’ve done it twice and would recommend it to...

I’ve done it twice and would recommend it to anyone. Although the prices have increased sharply from both of my climbs. If that trend continues, they may need to start offering a financing option!
...
May 4, 18, 1:29 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,419
Posted By SAT Lawyer

This is probably the best advice. FS1 and/or FS2...

This is probably the best advice. FS1 and/or FS2 are likely to rebroadcast the Final several times over the weekend of May 26 and May 27.
Forum: Europe
Apr 24, 18, 8:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By SAT Lawyer

If so, perhaps you should overfly Greece and try...

If so, perhaps you should overfly Greece and try diving the wreck of the Zenobia in Larnaca harbor, Cyprus?

I know, I know . . . you were asking about Greece.
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Not much point in vacationing in Palau if you...

Not much point in vacationing in Palau if you don’t dive. If you do dive, it should be on every diver’s must-do list.

Jellyfish Lake is currently closed.

Pelileu is a fascinating glimpse of...
Forum: Italy
Mar 7, 18, 3:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By SAT Lawyer

A couple of suggestions for no-reservation, cheap...

A couple of suggestions for no-reservation, cheap eats:

Pasta Chef Monti...
Mar 5, 18, 9:18 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 7,305
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Tito’s is my vodka of choice. Disappointed to...

Tito’s is my vodka of choice. Disappointed to see it go.
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 3, 18, 11:06 pm
Replies: 105
Views: 25,137
Posted By SAT Lawyer

First time in Cairo and you didn’t build in a day...

First time in Cairo and you didn’t build in a day for sightseeing? Bummer. You should have checked out at least the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza and the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.
Feb 28, 18, 9:03 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By SAT Lawyer

When VX was competing in the market, $49 one way...

When VX was competing in the market, $49 one way sale fares weren’t all that uncommon.

Now? $78 is about as good as it gets.
Feb 27, 18, 8:17 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 143,386
Posted By SAT Lawyer

LHR, per se, isn’t your problem; the problem is...

LHR, per se, isn’t your problem; the problem is that the availability you are seeing on BA metal transatlantic carries exorbitant surcharges. If availability existed on AA metal transatlantic to LHR...
Forum: Nordic Region
Feb 26, 18, 10:00 am
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Norway in a Nutshell is very much worth it. It...

Norway in a Nutshell is very much worth it. It is well organized and the scenery is beautiful. For me, the highlight was The Flam Railway, although the fjord cruise was also good.

I would...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 20, 18, 10:16 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By SAT Lawyer

I flew UA from LAX-SIN connecting to a...

I flew UA from LAX-SIN connecting to a separately-booked TZ flight from SIN-HKT just last month. With a T2 arrival to T2 departure, you can go from gate to gate, while staying airside the whole time....
Feb 20, 18, 7:13 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,762
Posted By SAT Lawyer

Shouldn’t be a problem. Same plane in and out,...

Shouldn’t be a problem. Same plane in and out, customs and immigration at AUS is usually fairly efficient, security too, and the terminal is fairly small.
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