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Apr 24, 19, 3:29 pm
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FWIW, I've flown Air Canada out YVR to Africa on...

FWIW, I've flown Air Canada out YVR to Africa on humanitarian aid trips and they have waived the charge upon my request at the airport. Probably agent-specific, but it's worked twice.
Apr 14, 19, 12:37 am
Replies: 40
Views: 9,152
Posted By onlyairfare

One state I used to live in allowed me to list a...

One state I used to live in allowed me to list a PO Box on my DL, as long as they had my real home address in their records. I think this was in Arizona.
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Views: 1,512
Posted By onlyairfare

Just yesterday I was investigating beekeeping as...

Just yesterday I was investigating beekeeping as a hobby and learned some possibly relevant factoids for your situation. (I decided the regs make it too difficult for a hobby for me)
My town...
Mar 1, 19, 12:31 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By onlyairfare

I too have wondered how all this Emotional...

I too have wondered how all this Emotional Support Animal nonsense began - and I do think most of it is nonsense.

Twenty years ago, or even 10 years ago, we did not see dozens of people with their...
Feb 27, 19, 10:21 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,923
Posted By onlyairfare

I feel that if a person is so unstable that they...

I feel that if a person is so unstable that they are unable to travel without an emotional support animal, they probably should not be traveling by commercial air.

I suspect that many of these...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 6, 19, 8:37 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,889
Posted By onlyairfare

I remember 13 of them, especially Eastern. I was...

I remember 13 of them, especially Eastern. I was an official member of the We Hate Eastern Air Lines club and had a WHEAL button to prove it.

I loved US Air when I was PIT based and belonged to...
Jan 16, 19, 9:09 pm
Replies: 280
Views: 15,292
Posted By onlyairfare

I completed a contract gig but haven't started my...

I completed a contract gig but haven't started my new one yet, and was surprised that I am eligible for unemployment, so I filed last week. There were several paragraphs of instructions in the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 4, 19, 3:00 am
Replies: 69
Views: 11,845
Posted By onlyairfare

Thank you ctporter, and others like you who have...

Thank you ctporter, and others like you who have been willing to help when I need it. I'm not elderly but I do have multiple sclerosis, and seemingly at random I will sometimes have difficulty...
Oct 31, 18, 1:09 am
Replies: 132
Views: 14,015
Posted By onlyairfare

In most work places, people are trained to...

In most work places, people are trained to perform their duties correctly and if they do not, they are either retrained so that they do perform correctly, or they are terminated. Usually, employees...
Oct 29, 18, 1:08 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,568
Posted By onlyairfare

gsoltso, please relay my condolences to Bob's...

gsoltso, please relay my condolences to Bob's wife and family.

"Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind" (John Donne)

Regardless of how one feels about the TSA...
Jun 1, 18, 2:19 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,889
Posted By onlyairfare

Landing a plane emergently for illness is not...

Landing a plane emergently for illness is not like pulling off the interstate at the next exit. The pilot in command must consider how long it would take to land at an alternative airport vs...
Jan 18, 18, 4:17 pm
Replies: 206
Views: 50,444
Posted By onlyairfare

No problems with GE card as ID, but some years...

No problems with GE card as ID, but some years back, the TSO said my passport was not sufficient "government issued photo ID card" so she needed to see my DL - from a state not compliant with Real...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jan 15, 18, 2:09 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 48,896
Posted By onlyairfare

Hope not entirely thankless - I send a big "Thank...

Hope not entirely thankless - I send a big "Thank You" for your efforts at this year after year. Almost all of us thoroughly enjoy Secret Santa and appreciate your work of this huge effort. I loved...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 29, 17, 2:59 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 5,764
Posted By onlyairfare

I was given the key to an occupied room...

I was given the key to an occupied room (fortunately no one in the room at the time I opened the door) twice in the same afternoon at the Four Seasons in Seattle. Each time that I went back to the...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 22, 17, 10:23 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 48,896
Posted By onlyairfare

You're correct MissChele, Secret Santa is lots of...

You're correct MissChele, Secret Santa is lots of fun!

Santa brought me more gifts today, exactly what I was hoping for! Books on "Antarctica - An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent" and...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 21, 17, 10:27 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 48,896
Posted By onlyairfare

I was raised with the same philosophy - ONE...

I was raised with the same philosophy - ONE present may be opened on Christmas Eve, the rest wait until the next morning.

I chuckled at your comment on U-dub vs. Wazoo. I was at a "White elephant"...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Dec 21, 17, 6:38 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 48,896
Posted By onlyairfare

Santa paid me a visit last night and delivered a...

Santa paid me a visit last night and delivered a fabulous book - "The Travel Book," appropriately named. It has pages of photos and travel hints for every country in the world, including...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 3, 17, 3:25 pm
Replies: 660
Views: 48,896
Posted By onlyairfare

We got our first snow - quite a bit of it -...

We got our first snow - quite a bit of it - overnight last night!

Now I can see the holiday season coming, so I am in!
Mar 26, 17, 1:12 am
Replies: 41
Views: 9,619
Posted By onlyairfare

I've decided to settle on low price + light...

I've decided to settle on low price + light weight, and compromise on durability. For carry-on bags it has not been much of a compromise as the bag does not get thrown around by baggage handlers so...
Mar 17, 17, 9:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,625
Posted By onlyairfare

Welcome to FlyerTalk! I do not know the...

Welcome to FlyerTalk!

I do not know the answers to your question about name changes for airline tickets.

I do know that one can get a passport issued on an expedited basis if your travel is...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 24, 17, 12:25 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By onlyairfare

My husband and I were separated for almost a year...

My husband and I were separated for almost a year and we did the "parent swap" routine. I usually traveled Mon-Thur and he stayed at the house while I was traveling. I stayed in the house with the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 24, 17, 12:18 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,704
Posted By onlyairfare

If I see the housekeeper on my way out, I'll tell...

If I see the housekeeper on my way out, I'll tell her "I'm out of room XXX." Or you can leave the door slightly ajar by leaving the lock between he door and the frame.
Jan 8, 17, 4:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 6,076
Posted By onlyairfare

I have used Vayama several times in the past. ...

I have used Vayama several times in the past. However, the last time I booked through Vayama, I received an email from them 3 days later saying, in effect, "Oops this ticket at this fare isn't...
Jan 8, 17, 1:36 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,840
Posted By onlyairfare

Do the posted numbers of "PreCheck Trusted...

Do the posted numbers of "PreCheck Trusted Travelers" include those who have it through enrolling in Global Entry?

Even the alleged 3 million PreCheck enrollees could be exaggerated.
Jul 29, 16, 1:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,694
Posted By onlyairfare

My comment was specific to my Toshiba Satellite. ...

My comment was specific to my Toshiba Satellite. It was the 4th one I had owned and the first three were reliable and indestructible, replaced only because I wanted a newer laptop.

The last one...
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