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Nov 27, 20, 8:50 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,273
Posted By acrophobia

Having traveled extensively with my son (now 5),...

Having traveled extensively with my son (now 5), it very much depends on the agent who checks you in. Never had a problem under 2 (when they are complimentary); usually got comped from 2-3; since 3...
Sep 28, 20, 11:27 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Update: I just received an email saying that my...

Update: I just received an email saying that my case was handled erroneously and that the refund for my ticket has been processed. This was completely proactive on Deltaís part; I never called in to...
Sep 27, 20, 8:22 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Yes; in my case the refund request was on June 22...

Yes; in my case the refund request was on June 22 and the confirmation came September 24.

It is an odd situation. My wife and I were booked to Dublin in D1 for April. Our tickets were $2975 each....
Sep 15, 20, 5:01 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,258
Posted By acrophobia

In Manhattan, the average for a 1BR is more like...

In Manhattan, the average for a 1BR is more like $3200, and that is heavily weighed down by rent stabilized apartments that are not/will not be available to anyone seeking housing today, as well as...
Aug 12, 20, 8:23 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

On August 4, I received a $3k refund I requested...

On August 4, I received a $3k refund I requested in June 22 for a D1 ticket I bought using all cash for my wife. Strangely, the refund request from the same day for my own ticket, on the same flight,...
Jul 22, 20, 6:30 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

My string of luck has come to an end with speedy...

My string of luck has come to an end with speedy refunds. From early May through mid-June I requested refunds on seven tickets because of cancelations or schedule changes/additional stops. In all...
Jun 16, 20, 7:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By acrophobia

Frankly between the alternatives of having $X in...

Frankly between the alternatives of having $X in cash and an $X loan to Delta that yields somewhere in the 5-7% range, Iíll take the cash.
Jun 15, 20, 5:57 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Well, my flight was finally cancelled today, but...

Well, my flight was finally cancelled today, but they automatically issued e-certs that expire two years from date of purchase rather than the cash refund we are entitled to. This is quite annoying...
Jun 12, 20, 7:55 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

My wife, son, and I are booked in D1 from JFK-CDG...

My wife, son, and I are booked in D1 from JFK-CDG and in AF business class CDG-JFK in early July. The trip, which was purely leisure, obviously makes no sense anymore.

We had been waiting for the...
Jun 4, 20, 7:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,011
Posted By acrophobia

My guess is they make much more in merchant fees...

My guess is they make much more in merchant fees off the higher-tier cards and much less in user fees.
May 30, 20, 7:12 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

I have a feeling I may be in for a wild ride on...

I have a feeling I may be in for a wild ride on this one. My refunds showed up on my credit cards today, but there were errors.

Ticket 1 (the most expensive): refunded twice on unbranded platinum...
May 30, 20, 8:39 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Thanks. I donít really mind waiting longer as...

Thanks. I donít really mind waiting longer as long as I eventually get my money back; I just wish I had some record of the refund in case I need to follow up on this in the future.
May 29, 20, 8:56 am
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Just spoke with another agent. She confirmed...

Just spoke with another agent. She confirmed refunds have been queued up, and again confirmed the correct amounts. However, she said that there is an extra manual step involved in generating a refund...
May 28, 20, 11:09 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Thanks. My email address is correct and there is...

Thanks. My email address is correct and there is nothing in My Wallet. I think Iíll just call again tomorrow.
May 28, 20, 3:56 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

This morning I called in to request refunds on a...

This morning I called in to request refunds on a couple of tickets. The agent processed the request, and confirmed the correct credit card numbers and dollar amounts for me. The flights no longer...
Apr 23, 20, 7:23 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,402
Posted By acrophobia

I agree with that (except Iím not sure about...

I agree with that (except Iím not sure about 20%). Many large corporations were already casting a critical eye on travel from an ESG perspective; I think this meaningfully accelerates moves to limit...
Mar 18, 20, 7:26 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Well, in my case the flight was cancelled, so Iím...

Well, in my case the flight was cancelled, so Iím not sure my desire for flexibility enters the equation here.
Mar 17, 20, 7:39 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

Possible, but why would the taxes be refundable...

Possible, but why would the taxes be refundable but not the fare?
Mar 17, 20, 7:20 pm
Replies: 2,086
Views: 388,050
Posted By acrophobia

I had an agent tell me the other day that my two...

I had an agent tell me the other day that my two $799 D1 upgrades were technically not refundable, but she submitted a full refund as an exception. When I got the initial receipt, it had the ominous...
Mar 13, 20, 12:16 pm
Replies: 2,979
Views: 427,868
Posted By acrophobia

Yesterday, flying ORD-LGA, my FA insisted on...

Yesterday, flying ORD-LGA, my FA insisted on wearing latex gloves while serving my Woodford. The latex left a faint aroma on the rim of my glass that seriously interfered with the overall nose of my...
Mar 13, 20, 9:14 am
Replies: 920
Views: 116,278
Posted By acrophobia

Precisely. I think weíre well past the point...

Precisely. I think weíre well past the point where the response will cause more human suffering than the disease itself. I do think the disease is a real threat in and of itself, and that...
Mar 13, 20, 7:09 am
Replies: 271
Views: 47,825
Posted By acrophobia

Yesterday afternoon, banned all travel -...

Yesterday afternoon, banned all travel - international and domestic - until further notice, and also implemented a firm-wide work from home policy.
Mar 11, 20, 8:24 am
Replies: 77
Views: 13,611
Posted By acrophobia

Some sort of concession for those whose travel...

Some sort of concession for those whose travel patterns have been interrupted would be nice, but if they do that it would also be nice if they had some way of recognizing those who traveled through...
Mar 9, 20, 7:35 am
Replies: 271
Views: 47,825
Posted By acrophobia

Iím NYC-based and work for an iconic global...

Iím NYC-based and work for an iconic global financial firm. Last week we issued our first COVID-related travel guidance:

1) All non-client facing travel is banned
2) Any international travel...
Mar 6, 20, 11:54 am
Replies: 609
Views: 122,600
Posted By acrophobia

My company just banned non-client facing travel....

My company just banned non-client facing travel. Around ~30-40 nights a year for me are visiting my team in California, so this may be the end of my Ambassador run.
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