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Oct 4, 19, 5:23 am
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How does it compare? I'll be in Geneva next week.

How does it compare? I'll be in Geneva next week.
Aug 16, 19, 3:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623

My phone shows my boarding pass four hours ahead...

My phone shows my boarding pass four hours ahead of the flight. At that point I start feeling uncomfortable that I'm not already airside and struggle not to get in a cab immediately. A delay to a...
Aug 7, 19, 4:58 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,444

I've had trouble with this Exec Club benefit in...

I've had trouble with this Exec Club benefit in Croatia and in the USA. Thankfully the USA offers spouses as automatic free second drivers as noted above. In Croatia the additional driver was free if...
Aug 5, 19, 6:09 am
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Amex Platinum in addition to BA Premium Plus Amex?

I have a BA Premium Plus card and spend substantially above the £10,000 threshold for the 2-for-1 voucher. I am wondering if I should switch some spending to another card to maximize avios and other...
Jul 20, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,452

I glanced upwards this morning noticing a flight...

I glanced upwards this morning noticing a flight above south London heading the wrong way for Heathrow. I could just about make it out as the BOAC 747 and was confused to see it operating a DUB-LHR...
Jul 17, 19, 4:30 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056

I had two recent experiences at Denver where we...

I had two recent experiences at Denver where we landed only a few minutes late but the baggage arrived on the belt in one case after an hour's wait and in the second case after four hours wait (due...
Jul 10, 19, 10:18 am
Replies: 207
Views: 32,024

Summary. Passenger boarded last and sat in an...

Summary. Passenger boarded last and sat in an empty J seat on a Y ticket. She declined all food and drink. She got away with it. BA refused to comment unless they revealed who it was who...
Jul 4, 19, 4:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 602

I know it is a popular time for rewards - which...

I know it is a popular time for rewards - which is why I was pleased to see availability to DFW and trying to work out how to take advantage of it. I can’t seem to find the American app what the type...
Jul 4, 19, 4:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 602

Advice on Christmas Reward Flight LON-PSP

Iím looking to book reward flights from London to Palm Springs for Christmas for me and the other half ideally in Business or First (but can slum it on a short hop). I have 400,000 or so avios and a...
Apr 13, 19, 7:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898

I find it necessary to do a manual refresh in the...

I find it necessary to do a manual refresh in the BA App (by pulling down on the home screen) and then waiting a few seconds even after the refresh appears to be done. Only then does it show the...
Jan 23, 19, 10:03 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,897

Having done one First trip - my advice is talk to...

Having done one First trip - my advice is talk to the cabin crew about what you want. I found the crew to be fantastic and they responded positively to everything we asked for.
Oct 10, 18, 5:00 am
Replies: 133
Views: 69,228

I've been an advocate for LGW in the past but...

I've been an advocate for LGW in the past but yesterday had my first experience arriving on a domestic flight in the south terminal and have revised my view somewhat!

I was aware that arriving at...
Oct 5, 18, 5:15 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,459

The roulette wheel of life landed on zero for me...

The roulette wheel of life landed on zero for me yesterday when I got G-LCYY back from Geneva and so my 2D seat was not as I expected. The large space is still in front of 2AB (with no 1AB). Also the...
Aug 21, 18, 9:02 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141

Circle Line or Hammersmith and City Line to...

Circle Line or Hammersmith and City Line to Paddington and get the Heathrow Express.
Aug 21, 18, 5:42 am
Replies: 964
Views: 130,414

My LAX-LHR Poug was offered in the middle of...

My LAX-LHR Poug was offered in the middle of August 2018 for a flight in early 2019 - that's four and half months!
Aug 21, 18, 3:42 am
Replies: 964
Views: 130,414

LHR-LAX I'm getting WT+ to CW at £869 on the...

LHR-LAX I'm getting WT+ to CW at £869 on the return (overnight) flight back to LHR per person (two travelling) in January 2019. It's rather pricey and I'd hoped to use GUF2 but there's no reward...
Aug 16, 18, 4:21 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,935

This really is one of those things that is so...

This really is one of those things that is so personal. I've learned to go hand-baggage only even for longer trips. A work-only trip can mean needing just shirts and underwear with something light to...
Aug 16, 18, 3:43 am
Replies: 93
Views: 6,482

I think it is a shame this thread has suddenly...

I think it is a shame this thread has suddenly become so angry. As a selfish child-less traveler I dread a crying baby being near me on even a short flight. But the more generous side of me can see...
Aug 13, 18, 10:07 am
Replies: 285
Views: 60,034

It isn't a great flight landing after 2am at...

It isn't a great flight landing after 2am at Gatwick (if it is on time) so I understand the reason for the low cost!
Aug 13, 18, 9:55 am
Replies: 285
Views: 60,034

I'm looking at a CE flight from Malaga to London...

I'm looking at a CE flight from Malaga to London as the return part of a long weekend trip. There's a flight just after midnight in the early hours of Monday morning that's very cheap (BA2723 at...
Aug 9, 18, 8:57 am
Replies: 63
Views: 7,681

I agree with others that this is outstandingly...

I agree with others that this is outstandingly bad advice. But you want more to understand why.

Here's my take. If you have a charge on a credit card bill that you don't accept is rightfully there...
Jul 26, 18, 6:13 am
Replies: 270
Views: 31,944

Report of Court Case concerning upset over rowdy passengers

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The Times, 26 July 2018

Having flown to Las Vegas recently my eye was...
Jul 11, 18, 7:16 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,465

Having promised my other half the chance to dine...

Having promised my other half the chance to dine like this in First I had the experience of doing the buddy seat on the 787-9. You can dine together but it is cramped and uncomfortable as you have to...
Jun 13, 18, 4:40 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291

You flew from JNB to Port Elizabeth (on a...

You flew from JNB to Port Elizabeth (on a separate ticket?) and drove from there? How long a drive was that, if I may ask?
Jun 13, 18, 3:05 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291

Thanks to all in this thread for the comments and...

Thanks to all in this thread for the comments and suggestions - all much appreciated.
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