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Jan 30, 18, 3:38 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 13,605
Posted By ssamuels

Apologies. Indeed, I meant digress, not...

Apologies. Indeed, I meant digress, not transgress. However, that wasn’t the gist of my post.
Jan 30, 18, 10:02 am
Replies: 67
Views: 13,605
Posted By ssamuels

I tip often, and in all kinds of circumstances...

I tip often, and in all kinds of circumstances and service sectors, mainly for two reasons:
1) I feel I am fortunate and a bit more well off than many of them in the airport services sector and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 16, 14, 3:48 pm
Replies: 359
Views: 54,202
Posted By ssamuels

First World Hotel Pet Peeves

1) Bottom of bed sharp corners which I always end up banging my legs on due to unfamiliar territory in the dark.

2) Bathrobes that don't have the rope/belt inside the loops and only wrapped around...
Aug 4, 13, 8:16 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,298
Posted By ssamuels

Personally, if it isn't the disposable type I'd...

Personally, if it isn't the disposable type I'd never touch it regardless if in an aircraft or restaurant. The re-use if these towels makes me cringe a bit especially when seeing how (some) others...
Aug 4, 13, 8:06 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 9,585
Posted By ssamuels

It really is a difficult situation. I've many...

It really is a difficult situation.
I've many times left my carry-on and briefcase and coat in an F lounge to pop over to duty free, or shower, or spa, or, or,,,
I'm really not going to lug all my...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 26, 13, 8:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,059
Posted By ssamuels

I carry a small monocular and the (minimal) added...

I carry a small monocular and the (minimal) added weight/sieze is negligible.
Jun 2, 13, 3:33 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 10,614
Posted By ssamuels

Agree! These are excellent bags. Comes in small...

Agree! These are excellent bags. Comes in small and large. Long lasting. Never had any problems at security world wide.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 24, 13, 3:16 pm
Replies: 493
Views: 71,032
Posted By ssamuels

Most of mine have been mentioned. One minor...

Most of mine have been mentioned. One minor peeve:

Bath robes that don't have the waist rope looped through holes every time housekeeping re-hangs/twists. I could never figure out why.
Feb 21, 13, 5:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,573
Posted By ssamuels

BA announces "Gig in the Sky"

Pretty interesting article:
http://www.luxuo.com/events/british-airways-highest-concert.html#more-68866
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 16, 12, 1:00 pm
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 16, 12, 12:59 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,906
Posted By ssamuels

Still, it doesn't justify what some people are...

Still, it doesn't justify what some people are calling clean, non-smelly feet on an airplane as "disgusting", etc. etc. if it doesn't look "disgusting" at a pool then the same applies on board.
Like...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 15, 12, 4:37 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,906
Posted By ssamuels

Totally agree. For me slippers usually provided...

Totally agree. For me slippers usually provided in First. I also bring a special pair of socks ( the ones with the rubber "circular bumps" on soles). Still, seeing other people's feet should not...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 14, 12, 2:55 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 11,906
Posted By ssamuels

I've never done it before on a flight, but what's...

I've never done it before on a flight, but what's the hang up with exposed bare feet? As long as they are clean and don't smell I don't mind. Heck, hasn't anyone been to a beach or swimming pool?...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 13, 12, 10:59 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,251
Posted By ssamuels

I'd rather pick up my beverage of choice on board...

I'd rather pick up my beverage of choice on board than pay sky high prices from the mini bar once I'm at hotel.
Nov 12, 12, 2:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,832
Posted By ssamuels

Why not (other than the cost of course)?

Why not (other than the cost of course)?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 12, 12, 2:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,251
Posted By ssamuels

Definetly not on Emirates First class though ;)

Definetly not on Emirates First class though ;)
Nov 9, 12, 3:18 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 52,229
Posted By ssamuels

http://corporate.airfrance.com/uploads/tx_templavo...

http://corporate.airfrance.com/uploads/tx_templavoila/Air_France_MSN033_0182bis.jpg

Not much of a gallery, but you decide. Not sure if its the real thing though.
Nov 2, 12, 2:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By ssamuels

It's happened to me before; 1) I had a through...

It's happened to me before;
1) I had a through ticket & first airline still refused to check all the way through since they didn't have "agreement" with other (third) airline.
2) Getting a visa...
Oct 31, 12, 12:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By ssamuels

What if it wasn't UAE but another country that...

What if it wasn't UAE but another country that requires a visa beforehand? How would one get their bags to re-check??
Oct 28, 12, 3:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By ssamuels

What would happen if the transfer occurs in a...

What would happen if the transfer occurs in a country you don't have an immigration visa for? How are you expected to clear immigration to get your bags to re-check?
Oct 23, 12, 5:05 pm
Replies: 512
Views: 125,609
Posted By ssamuels

I usually stay at FS. Gave the Peninsula a try...

I usually stay at FS. Gave the Peninsula a try two weeks ago but FS still better.
I hear the SETAI is quite nice. Seems similar to MO product.
Oct 22, 12, 5:51 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,191
Posted By ssamuels

I thought it was at the Armani Hotel?

I thought it was at the Armani Hotel?
Replies: 4,880
Views: 621,967
Posted By ssamuels

Followed you to door of a/c or into a/c carrying...

Followed you to door of a/c or into a/c carrying your bags?
I've had both instances but not sure which are part of his/her job description.
Replies: 4,880
Views: 621,967
Posted By ssamuels

FCT Driver Etiquette

For departing FCT passengers being driven to aircraft, does the driver carry bag from car to aircraft OR into aircraft OR is it passenger responsibility? Personally, I've had all 3 experiences and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 21, 12, 5:53 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,187
Posted By ssamuels

My biggest issue on this subject is while...

My biggest issue on this subject is while sleeping and lights are dimmed there is no way to know what time it is QUICKLY. I like a quick glance at the time to see how much sleep I have left before...
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