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Jan 29, 13, 9:45 am
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Posted By Bin707

I have DFW-LHR and return booked in March, and...

I have DFW-LHR and return booked in March, and was kicked out of 64K both ways and dumped into 64A. 64K still shows as available, but when I try to put myself in it, I get "Sorry, we are unable to...
Jul 24, 11, 7:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By Bin707

And is "disphoric" really a word?

And is "disphoric" really a word?
Mar 12, 11, 10:56 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 5,260
Posted By Bin707

When I first read this thread, and the associated...

When I first read this thread, and the associated articles, my sympathies were entirely with Capt. Ennis, who is no doubt perfectly capable, both physically and mentally, of performing his job now...
Sep 28, 10, 10:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Bin707

What's going on with Latitude fares to LHR?

I was looking at a round trip mid-June 2011. No Latitude fares shown, just T+ at $550 then Z (lowest Executive) at $1650. Just out of curiosity plugged in some mid-July dates, no Lat on the outbound...
Dec 23, 09, 9:01 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 16,353
Posted By Bin707

Well, you should "Never Say Never" (Again). A few...

Well, you should "Never Say Never" (Again). A few years ago, Mrs Bin's flying from YYZ-LAX in the days when the route was served by 767s. She's in a middle seat in the middle section. Gentleman...
Nov 13, 08, 2:07 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,127
Posted By Bin707

Grrr - dithered about making a booking, now I...

Grrr - dithered about making a booking, now I find that the offer via the code mentioned at the start of the thread has expired. Anyone know of a current code?
Dec 20, 07, 8:58 am
Replies: 83
Views: 8,069
Posted By Bin707

Does anybody use - or looked closely at - the RBC...

Does anybody use - or looked closely at - the RBC BA Platinum Visa? Costs $165 (+$75 for additional card). Compared to the Avion card, it's more expensive ($120 +$50), you lose all flexibility - BA...
Mar 7, 07, 8:40 am
Replies: 191
Views: 50,494
Posted By Bin707

There were no questions asked along the lines of...

There were no questions asked along the lines of "why do you want it" or "how often are you going to use it" or "where will you be travelling" or anything of that nature, nothing at all like the...
Mar 6, 07, 3:49 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 50,494
Posted By Bin707

Sent in my application early February. Received...

Sent in my application early February. Received their letter last week. Left a message (after a couple of failed attempts as the voice mail box was full) on Thursday, got their call back on Friday,...
Jan 19, 07, 8:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 5,549
Posted By Bin707

In my experience they're worth exactly what they...

In my experience they're worth exactly what they say they're worth - 15 bucks per thousand spent. They use their own TD Travel Rewards booking servce. I've booked many flights with them, get exactly...
Nov 3, 06, 7:12 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Bin707

Are you sure you were logged in? Just looked now...

Are you sure you were logged in? Just looked now at a random weekend in November, "I" availability was there as usual.
Dec 16, 05, 11:20 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bin707

Web site(s) rant

Grrrrr.
Is it good things or bad that are supposed to come in threes?
Last week I tried to make a reward booking YYZ-YQB for today, wanted a specific flight (8922) which was showing as available to...
Sep 22, 05, 8:44 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By Bin707

I can give a pretty timely example. Mrs Bin flew...

I can give a pretty timely example. Mrs Bin flew Toronto-Halifax July 17th, e-ticket, kiosk check-in, AP # printed on BP, the flight didn't show on statement, tried online credit, got rejected for...
Sep 9, 05, 8:33 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,718
Posted By Bin707

Well, my mom is coming over from MAN on Tuesday...

Well, my mom is coming over from MAN on Tuesday and her E-ticket certainly better work!!
Aug 16, 05, 11:15 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,133
Posted By Bin707

There was a thread (to which I'm too technically...

There was a thread (to which I'm too technically challenged to post a link) back in February of this year, with a general agreement that if you leave something on a plane, prepare to buy a new one -...
Jul 27, 05, 12:15 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,161
Posted By Bin707

I've had one and a half in 10 years. Full one was...

I've had one and a half in 10 years. Full one was in BOS a few years ago in bad weather, flight prior to mine was cancelled, when I checked in was told the full-J pass from the cancelled flight had...
Apr 9, 05, 11:57 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bin707

Smile Well, waddya know. Tried again this morning,...

Well, waddya know. Tried again this morning, sailed all the way through and got the $350 fare. Moral - if at first........ :)
Apr 9, 05, 12:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bin707

I think that's a bit of a red herring - I am in...

I think that's a bit of a red herring - I am in Canada, have never entered "USA mode", the pseudo-screen print I included clearly shows the fare in beaver bucks, as does the fare availability screen.
Apr 9, 05, 12:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bin707

Yes, you have to actually truly try to buy it - I...

Yes, you have to actually truly try to buy it - I also have my credit card number in there. You can't test it because there's no going back once you press "Purchase". Of course, what's sauce for the...
Apr 8, 05, 3:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bin707

It's still doing it - still showing low fares all...

It's still doing it - still showing low fares all the way through until you actually try to buy it:

Review your itinerary


Flight From To Date Depart Arrive Stops Duration Aircraft Fare...
Apr 8, 05, 2:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,484
Posted By Bin707

Bait & Switch on AC.com

Booking a flight from YYZ-BOS early June. Selecting Tango+ gives a return fare of about $350. Go all the way through the screens, hit "Purchase". Get a message "The fare has increased" (to $450 or...
Feb 26, 05, 2:28 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bin707

And just to join the club, left my Bose phones...

And just to join the club, left my Bose phones plus a CD case containing 20+ of my all-time favs plus CD player on a TPA-YYZ flight last year. Realised it the next day, duly called in and got nada....
Feb 5, 05, 11:40 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bin707

3 seemed a no-brainer for me. Am definitely not...

3 seemed a no-brainer for me. Am definitely not going to repeat as SE, estimate about 40K tops, so it's actually better for me than the previous scheme where you needed 50K before threshold bonuses...
Feb 3, 05, 11:44 am
Replies: 144
Views: 7,156
Posted By Bin707

.....and if you remove the word "french" from...

.....and if you remove the word "french" from that statement, I don't think the meaning is any way altered.
Feb 3, 05, 8:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By Bin707

Perhaps the "What is the best seat" sticky (which...

Perhaps the "What is the best seat" sticky (which states that 1C/D are the best) should be edited to tell the truth - that there are no "best seats" on these things! Just some seats that are worse...
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