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Feb 8, 20, 1:15 pm
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Views: 6,012
Posted By lairdb

Why not -- do they get cranky?

Why not -- do they get cranky?
Dec 6, 19, 3:00 pm
Replies: 2,253
Views: 406,551
Posted By lairdb

Math is hard! --Teen Talk Barbie, 1992

Yup. Goofed on re-adding. Apparently my day for math goofs...





76,000, actually, as Maayan pointed out. Sheesh. Not my day.
Dec 5, 19, 5:25 pm
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Views: 406,551
Posted By lairdb

Neither of us showed work, but I'm comfortable...

Neither of us showed work, but I'm comfortable with my numbers. Let's see: With a 50,000 balance, mile yield would be 72,000 miles the first year; 2% interest yield would be 1010.04. 35% tax on...
Dec 3, 19, 7:17 pm
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Views: 406,551
Posted By lairdb

Edit: libralibra and others correctly pointed out...

Edit: libralibra and others correctly pointed out several errors in my charts. The principle is correct, but the precise math is all wet. Revised math further down the thread here...
Dec 2, 19, 9:23 pm
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Views: 406,551
Posted By lairdb

Close, except you need to keep it enough above...

Close, except you need to keep it enough above $50,000 to prevent the fees dropping you to 4,900 miles/month. Call it $50,145 deposit, minus $144 in fees, plus $5.04 in interest paid, yields 60,000...
Aug 27, 19, 10:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 20,997
Posted By lairdb

Unhappy Not any more ó itís down to two, like the others.

Not any more ó itís down to two, like the others.
Apr 12, 19, 4:52 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By lairdb

Airspace lounge: use for leftover credit?

Does anyone know a clever use for leftover Airspace credit? I.e. the $2 or $4 left over after ordering $8 on a $10 card, or $16 on a $20 card?

I'm hoping there's a secret supply of $1 takeaway...
Apr 12, 19, 4:49 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 24,917
Posted By lairdb

Does anyone know a clever use for leftover...

Does anyone know a clever use for leftover Airspace credit? I.e. the $2 or $4 left over after ordering $8 on a $10 card, or $16 on a $20 card?

I'm hoping there's a secret supply of $1 takeaway...
Apr 11, 19, 12:16 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By lairdb

Three hour B6 layover in FLL?

[Crosspost from Destinations/South; B6 mods please delete if that's poor form here.]

This weekend; Arriving about 0500 and departing about 0800; B6 coach on all segments; open to suggestions for...
Forum: South
Apr 11, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By lairdb

Three hour B6 layover in FLL?

This weekend; Arriving about 0500 and departing about 0800; B6 coach on all segments; open to suggestions for three hours in FLL. Have: PriorityPass (x3, actually); AX Plat, AA GLD, B6 Dirt.

I...
Mar 8, 19, 4:14 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 15,956
Posted By lairdb

Okay, so which do we believe? The page that...

Okay, so which do we believe?

The page that says "o residente permanente", or the page that says "y resides de manera permanente"?
...
Feb 22, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 1,314
Views: 141,661
Posted By lairdb

BofA card luggage benefit?

How quickly does the luggage benefit become effective? (Also, any tips/tricks re. same, or another route to free bag/bags?)

Infrequent AS flyer -- but it's always leisure travel (usually SAN-OGG),...
Feb 19, 19, 3:06 pm
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Views: 428,877
Posted By lairdb

Luggage benefit q's.

How quickly does the luggage benefit become effective? (Also, any tips/tricks re. same?)

Infrequent AS flyer -- but it's always leisure travel (usually SAN-OGG), so usually dive bags as well as...
Oct 5, 18, 9:32 am
Replies: 2,581
Views: 293,147
Posted By lairdb

Thatís my question: am I eligible for any credit,...

Thatís my question: am I eligible for any credit, since it was made and paid through a TA? Some credit flavors but not others? Not clear. Thanks.
Sep 25, 18, 6:11 pm
Replies: 2,581
Views: 293,147
Posted By lairdb

Newbie (Oldbie?) questions. Fact pattern: ...

Newbie (Oldbie?) questions.

Fact pattern:

As it happens, I haven't stayed with Hyatt in years and years -- long enough for my account to go dormant. (I haven't had to be a road warrior in...
Aug 20, 18, 7:27 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 15,956
Posted By lairdb

Interesting. Your question prompted me to look,...

Interesting. Your question prompted me to look, and the page has been updated.

Now, you must not only be a member of GE or Nexus, but you must also be a Permanent Resident of Mexico. This...
Forum: Travel Tools
May 1, 18, 2:03 pm
Replies: 2,251
Views: 333,584
Posted By lairdb

Very disappointed -- no alert?

Why has this alert
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/809x82-1/2018_05_01_11_59_56_expertflyer_com_empowering_the_frequent_flyer_a1cf46e7d471effadffcc1cc8f2805686bbb94ff.png...
Forum: Travel Tools
Apr 24, 18, 9:53 am
Replies: 2,251
Views: 333,584
Posted By lairdb

Someone recently reminded me about married...

Someone recently reminded me about married segment availability on AA -- how can I create an award space alert that performs a multi-segment search?
Apr 11, 18, 1:22 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By lairdb

I know more about Sabre than Amadeus, but a...

I know more about Sabre than Amadeus, but a Helpful Person forwarded me some Amadeus links, and one of them was able to display an e-ITR that says "BGG:1PC". So, I'll assume the QF website display is...
Apr 11, 18, 1:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By lairdb

How do you know it's piece-based if it says it's...

How do you know it's piece-based if it says it's weight-based? In one of those other threads, someone mentioned that Manage my Booking would show [bag picture] x 1 if it were piece-based.



Yes...
Apr 10, 18, 9:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By lairdb

CNS-HTI coach only HTI-CNS coach only CNS-SYD...

CNS-HTI coach only
HTI-CNS coach only
CNS-SYD business

Booked using Avios under my BA number, which has no status. (I have OW life Ruby via AA life Gold, but neither BA nor QF know that, and...
Apr 10, 18, 7:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By lairdb

It shouldn't, but I have another data point that...

It shouldn't, but I have another data point that it may; see here...
Apr 10, 18, 7:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By lairdb

BA-issued domestic ticket means international baggage rules? Sortof?

I still can't make any sense of this. Like the OP in this thread (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/qantas-frequent-flyer/1884486-contradictory-info-manage-my-booking.html), I have a BA-ticketed all...
Apr 10, 18, 7:08 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 15,956
Posted By lairdb

So, I got curious -- the Wayback Machine has that...

So, I got curious -- the Wayback Machine has that the enrollment link was valid on 28 Oct 17, and went to https://solicitudviajeroconfiable.inami.gob.mx/manageID3PVC/pvcLanguageSelection.xhtml, which...
Forum: Travel Tools
Apr 10, 18, 5:24 pm
Replies: 2,251
Views: 333,584
Posted By lairdb

Fares vs availability

OK -- my example search is AYQ-CNS on 9/17/18. Fares list shows:...
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