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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 16, 12, 7:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By John C

2 weeks doesn't make a difference. It does come...

2 weeks doesn't make a difference. It does come down to around $1100 ($500 fare + $600 taxes/fees) beginning around mid-November.

I am beginning to think my daily routine is about to add a fare...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 16, 12, 5:59 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By John C

Sorry, I put it in the OP but likely should have...

Sorry, I put it in the OP but likely should have highlighted it better. I am trying to fly to Spain, specifically Sep 8/16, 2012. And all the prices I am seeing are twice both the fares you quoted...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 16, 12, 4:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By John C

Taxes to Europe?

Anyone have any background about taxes and fees to Europe? Was just trying to book a flight to Spain in September and no matter where I look for quotes (Delta site, Air France, Orbitz), the taxes on...
Nov 3, 08, 12:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By John C

How Many Miles Have You Flown?

I'm a Million Miler, but I always knew that's nothing in the grand scheme of things. I'm sure many people here have me outdone by a long shot. But while watching "Inside American Airlines" on CNBC,...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 30, 08, 12:13 am
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,064
Posted By John C

This wasn't a giveaway, it was a "sale". Can you...

This wasn't a giveaway, it was a "sale". Can you even imagine if companies had to record and post the exact items and prices every time they sold anything at a discounted price?

While they...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 29, 08, 7:22 pm
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,064
Posted By John C

There is no way this (appropriately) highly...

There is no way this (appropriately) highly criticized group is going to release ANYTHING else as it would just open the door to additional (deserved) criticism. I just hope some young insider with...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 27, 08, 12:43 am
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,064
Posted By John C

Agree. I think this is a board that tends to...

Agree. I think this is a board that tends to draw the types of people who should be good targets for this type of promotion. While I have never stayed in a LHW property, I have stayed in other...
Apr 2, 08, 12:24 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,423
Posted By John C

mjcasta - did you ever receive any additional...

mjcasta -
did you ever receive any additional response or resolution? I'm curious how your situation turned out.
Feb 28, 08, 9:05 pm
Replies: 1,940
Views: 159,429
Posted By John C

I know I'm a 19th century simpleton, but I'm...

I know I'm a 19th century simpleton, but I'm still trying to wrap my brain around the owners of two business not being able to combine them because the employees are worried they might not like their...
Dec 12, 06, 10:56 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 3,224
Posted By John C

40

made mm at 36. 40 now and glad to have it since I have settled into a nice comfortable job with no travel about a year ago.
Forum: Suggestions
Nov 22, 06, 9:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By John C

I agree. I do wonder, however, how many people...

I agree. I do wonder, however, how many people are configured to see versus not see avatars. I wasn't - and had to go turn it on. I wonder if anyone did a query to determine who portion of the...
Nov 22, 06, 8:44 am
Replies: 1,428
Views: 104,670
Posted By John C

Not especially good news... LINK...

Not especially good news...

LINK (http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061122/bs_nm/aero_delta_dc_1)
Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 20, 06, 12:38 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,786
Posted By John C

Though it is not especially common, companies...

Though it is not especially common, companies have been known to negotiate housing allowances. It is more common for a full time assignment, especially when living offshore, but it does occur...
Aug 12, 06, 12:04 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,386
Posted By John C

The whole viewpoint borders on socialism. It...

The whole viewpoint borders on socialism. It isn't "fair" for first class passengers to get better service?
Aug 10, 06, 10:24 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By John C

Baby booties are now a threat to national...

Baby booties are now a threat to national security????

Anyone want to take a guess on how long it takes before a procession of minivans drives down to the capital and get this one reversed?
Aug 10, 06, 10:13 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,874
Posted By John C

The media doesn't get it? Really? Wow. Did you...

The media doesn't get it? Really? Wow. Did you really have to burst my bubble? I mean, what's next? Are you going to go completely nuts and try to tell us that the government wastes our tax...
Aug 10, 06, 10:11 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 6,920
Posted By John C

The scary thing is I was joking - trying to name...

The scary thing is I was joking - trying to name the most stupid thing I could think of. Just goes to show, there really is no idea dumb enough for the government not to have already funded it.
Aug 10, 06, 10:04 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 6,920
Posted By John C

To be truly secure, why don't they search people...

To be truly secure, why don't they search people as they depart the airport just to get a head start? Those people will eventually have a return flight, right? And random traffic stops to search...
Aug 10, 06, 9:29 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,594
Posted By John C

A2 - McCarthy would have been proud of you. ...

A2 -
McCarthy would have been proud of you. Adolf too. Perhaps you and the other right-thinking American patriots can have internment camps set-up to protect the citizens from their sad attachment...
Forum: Travel News
Jul 16, 06, 10:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By John C

"Tough Time for Frequent Fliers"

Hardly news to anyone here, but interesting to see it getting to the point where mainstream media outlets are noticing.

ABC NEWS VIDEO LINK...
Jul 11, 06, 6:16 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,380
Posted By John C

I definitely get frustratrated with Delta at...

I definitely get frustratrated with Delta at times. But in this case, I would say book whatever works best for you - whether it is Delta or someone else. Customer service isn't what it used to be,...
Jul 11, 06, 6:02 pm
Replies: 331
Views: 29,704
Posted By John C

I spent part of my honeymoon in France recently...

I spent part of my honeymoon in France recently and the absolute highlight of our trip was the Chateau de Bagnols (http://www.bagnols.com/). I cannot recommend it highly enough as an out of the way...
Jul 11, 06, 12:39 am
Replies: 199
Views: 17,447
Posted By John C

Interesting. Just for fun I went to the wayback...

Interesting. Just for fun I went to the wayback machine. For those who aren't aware of it, they maintain archives of Internet pages in order to document the evolution of the Internet. It can be a...
Jul 10, 06, 9:23 am
Replies: 199
Views: 17,447
Posted By John C

For things like this, I believe that it is...

For things like this, I believe that it is exactly that. In many cases, competitive pressures accelerate the decay. We as consumers have ourselves to blame in that often we shop for the lowest...
Jul 10, 06, 1:12 am
Replies: 199
Views: 17,447
Posted By John C

To those who do not object to Delta changing the...

To those who do not object to Delta changing the rules, would you be similarly agreeable if Congress and the IRS decide to tax the withdrawals from your Roth IRA once you enter retirement? After...
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