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Apr 11, 18, 9:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By knoebelsPT

Thanks for the replies/tips, I think I am...

Thanks for the replies/tips, I think I am starting to make some progress.

I got an e-mail today that I have cleared from the waitlist for the later direct MAD-NCE flight (wasn't aware I was on a...
Apr 9, 18, 7:05 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By knoebelsPT

Schedule Change Creates Impossible Connection, Iberia Won't Reaccommodate

I have an business award booked with Iberia Avios from Chicago to Nice that is causing me some headaches.

A schedule change means that the Nice flight now departs 15 minutes before the Chicago...
Sep 18, 17, 8:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By knoebelsPT

Is is becoming more common in the Chicago Loop. A...

Is is becoming more common in the Chicago Loop. A few of the lunch spots (Goddess & Baker, Epic Burger and Sweetgreen) have gone no cash.

Crain's had a piece on it last month...
Forum: South
Sep 15, 17, 8:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By knoebelsPT

It sounds like things are getting better, but...

It sounds like things are getting better, but from what I've seen Volcano Bay isn't quite ready for prime time yet. You might want to consider one of the Disney water parks instead.

Speaking of...
Aug 5, 17, 2:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,966
Posted By knoebelsPT

I had the same problem two weeks ago. Nothing but...

I had the same problem two weeks ago. Nothing but errors trying to ticket online. Was finally able to book via phone.

First agent I reached quoted taxes and fees that were 700 euros more than the...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 27, 17, 9:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By knoebelsPT

Not walkable from your hotel (and cabs can be...

Not walkable from your hotel (and cabs can be hard to come by during Berkshire weekend), but the Union Pacific Railroad Museum (http://www.uprrmuseum.org/) across the river in Council Bluffs is...
Forum: Midwest
Sep 7, 16, 8:57 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,564
Posted By knoebelsPT

When I went through immigration/customs in early...

When I went through immigration/customs in early July at ORD, they did have a dedicated GE/Mobile Passport line open that was much shorter than the standard line. IIRC it was located near the center...
Forum: Midwest
Sep 5, 16, 9:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By knoebelsPT

The U.S. doesn't have exit immigration/customs,...

The U.S. doesn't have exit immigration/customs, so there will be no formalities in Chicago. You can just walk from one gate to the next.

The connection between Terminal 2 and Terminal 1 won't be a...
Forum: Midwest
Jul 14, 16, 9:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,521
Posted By knoebelsPT

New Gates & Potential New Terminal Coming to ORD

Crain's is reporting the city has reached a deal for a big O'Hare expansion.

Phase one is adding 9 gates to Terminal 5 (including a second A380 gate) and opening the door to using T5 for domestic...
Forum: Midwest
Jun 14, 16, 8:10 pm
Replies: 370
Views: 102,788
Posted By knoebelsPT

Nice! Is this just a one-time swap or is the A380...

Nice! Is this just a one-time swap or is the A380 coming to stay?
Forum: Midwest
Jun 12, 16, 6:46 pm
Replies: 835
Views: 111,536
Posted By knoebelsPT

Assuming you aren't checking bags, you can use...

Assuming you aren't checking bags, you can use the 1-Stop lane at O'Hare which can save you a ton of time because you skip the baggage claim area and exit directly into the terminal.

There are...
Forum: Midwest
May 24, 16, 6:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By knoebelsPT

I can't really speak to the safety aspect, but it...

I can't really speak to the safety aspect, but it does look like it would be very slow. The timetable says it will take around an hour vs maybe less than 20 minutes from River North that time of...
Forum: Midwest
May 18, 16, 8:45 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,306
Posted By knoebelsPT

Ooof. Well I suppose I'll get there very early...

Ooof. Well I suppose I'll get there very early then. Better safe than sorry and at least there are some real places to get food now.
Forum: Midwest
May 17, 16, 9:43 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,306
Posted By knoebelsPT

T5 TSA Lines

I have a flight coming up out of T5 (i.e. no PreCheck) and I was wondering if the TSA woes in T1-3 are impacting the international terminal too.

Should I plan on being there three hours early?...
May 11, 16, 7:55 am
Replies: 1,735
Views: 373,199
Posted By knoebelsPT

Just to close the loop on my earlier post -- I...

Just to close the loop on my earlier post -- I chatted with another agent and they quickly confirmed the 100k/$3k numbers. Not sure why the first agent had trouble seeing it.
Forum: South
May 11, 16, 7:50 am
Replies: 71
Views: 32,047
Posted By knoebelsPT

Thanks again. It's a nice surprise that the...

Thanks again. It's a nice surprise that the airport website has such useful info!
May 10, 16, 9:42 pm
Replies: 1,735
Views: 373,199
Posted By knoebelsPT

Applied this morning and was approved and...

Applied this morning and was approved and everything showed 100k.

When I did an online chat to confirm the bonus this afternoon (after the offer was pulled), I was told they wouldn't be able to...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 10, 16, 9:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 6,281
Posted By knoebelsPT

Thank you for sharing the report! I have PE...

Thank you for sharing the report!

I have PE trip coming up in the A330 in a couple of weeks that I am very much looking forward to.
Forum: South
May 10, 16, 8:38 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 32,047
Posted By knoebelsPT

Thanks for the info! Southwest comes into...

Thanks for the info!

Southwest comes into the high A gates (100-129). If I take the train from there, can I loop around and hop on the train to the pier with the club, or will I get dumped out...
Forum: South
May 10, 16, 10:57 am
Replies: 71
Views: 32,047
Posted By knoebelsPT

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the...

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the club on arrival?

I'll be coming off a Southwest flight and will have an hour or two to kill waiting for the rest of my party to arrive.
Forum: Midwest
Jan 18, 16, 12:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,697
Posted By knoebelsPT

April is a bit tough because a lot of the obvious...

April is a bit tough because a lot of the obvious highlights (Cedar Point amusement park, Lake Erie Islands, Indiana Dunes) are better experienced in warmer weather.

How many days are you planning...
Aug 4, 15, 10:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By knoebelsPT

Best PE Seat on 787-9

Hi Folks --

Apologies if this has been discussed, but I could find anything via search.

Is there any consensus on what the best pair of premium economy seats are on the 787 for a couple? Is it...
Forum: Midwest
Jul 29, 15, 10:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,958
Posted By knoebelsPT

Let me preface this by saying, I've never used...

Let me preface this by saying, I've never used this service and don't know anyone who has. But there was an article this week in Crain's about a SF based startup that just launched at O'Hare...
Forum: Midwest
May 11, 15, 8:10 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 7,314
Posted By knoebelsPT

There has been a similar issue replacing a broken...

There has been a similar issue replacing a broken escalator at Penn Station in New York. The WSJ has had a good piece on why it takes so long to get something like this fixed. The whole thing really...
Forum: Midwest
Apr 18, 15, 7:58 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,987
Posted By knoebelsPT

This is a generally a good choice, but I believe...

This is a generally a good choice, but I believe is going through a major renovation right now. The common areas are ripped up and I'm not sure about the rooms

The Wit, which is a Hilton property,...
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