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Sep 16, 18, 5:12 pm
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Posted By ramsfan

After reading this thread I am probably not going...

After reading this thread I am probably not going to risk transferring 60,000 Marriott points to Aeroplan . The merger really is a disaster. I still cannot call through.
Sep 15, 18, 6:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By ramsfan

impossible to use the SPG platinum number

I have tried five times calling the number on the back of my card which is the same as in the William Sanders post above. I always used to get at SPG person within a minute or two at most two. With...
Aug 22, 18, 9:45 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 91,000
Posted By ramsfan

MPM YOW MNL is 13,541 your actual mileage has...

MPM YOW MNL is 13,541
your actual mileage has to be within the MPM for each of the 2 parts of your trip- see below.

I am going to Patagonia in February / March and wanted to fit in Philippians...
May 5, 17, 11:36 pm
Replies: 4,251
Views: 710,960
Posted By ramsfan

Reply to prior 3 posts

Re 3 posts above: It's the first link. The second link has the same enclosed configuration gor the table and screen as AC.

Re 1 and 2 posts above: I suppose it is easier to get out of the AC...
May 4, 17, 5:16 pm
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Views: 710,960
Posted By ramsfan

AA has configured their Dreamliner much better

I have flowin on Air Canada dream liner a number of times. I always thought its Business seating design would've been better if it could've been closer to the old traditional pods which are much more...
Forum: Africa
May 3, 17, 11:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By ramsfan

Mnemba only so so

While Mnemba has the best of the beach snorkling in East Africa. , At least from my experience, it really is not great if the Maldives is your yardstick. On the other hand Zanzabar is a really...
Forum: Africa
May 3, 17, 11:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,503
Posted By ramsfan

Mnemba only so so

While Mnemba has the best of the beach snorkling in East Africa. , At least from my experience, it really is not great if the Maldives is your yardstick. On the other hand Zanzabar is a really...
Forum: Africa
May 3, 17, 11:11 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,539
Posted By ramsfan

Air Canada option

several times I've booked an Air Canada and star alliance option from YOW when I think starslliance matched something another airline initiated. As I recall the last one was under $3000 Canadian and...
Mar 2, 17, 10:25 pm
Replies: 6,956
Views: 588,211
Posted By ramsfan

Thanks for the quick reply. Good to hear this is...

Thanks for the quick reply. Good to hear this is doable. And you're right I was a bit lazy on my search. But thanks for helping out anyway.
Mar 2, 17, 5:52 pm
Replies: 6,956
Views: 588,211
Posted By ramsfan

Miny RTW : is Ottawa, Europe, Africa, Singapore Ottawa possible

I tried reading through some of the many mini RTW threads, but thought it might be easier just to post this question. I originate in and then End in Ottawa. Not fussey about where in Europe I stop....
Dec 31, 16, 3:24 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,208
Posted By ramsfan

Spent much less on Air Canada

I used to do 100,000 miles on star alliance spending about 15,000 and probably $12,000 on Air Canada. I no longer preferentially fly AC. And I now
spent on my tickets and I gave points to my...
Dec 5, 16, 7:24 pm
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Views: 588,211
Posted By ramsfan

Thanks for the reply. I will follow up with the...

Thanks for the reply. I will follow up with the era plan desk with that in mind.

The trick will be to see if I can be done from Ottawa.

Hong Kong, although not Asia south, is good enough, as...
Dec 5, 16, 7:16 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 7,386
Posted By ramsfan

Yeah right 😊😊😊

The Q A I liked the best was when they said it was a myth that you could get the same availability selection on the website as you could when you call an agent. If only that were true. Maybe if the...
Dec 5, 16, 7:11 pm
Dec 3, 16, 7:10 pm
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Views: 588,211
Posted By ramsfan

Has anyone done a mini-RTW J Canada/Africa/south Asia [ Like Singapore]

I would like to look into a mini around the world that goes from Canada (Ottawa actually) to Africa, as far south as possible ( Dar es Salem Tanzania or even Cape town or Johannesburg ) and Asia,...
Nov 21, 16, 6:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,308
Posted By ramsfan

Try emailing someone in management

I had a situation like this once where I needed one credit. It was when Air Canada used to have senior management reps on the site, before we chased them away, and I emailed someone, I forget who,...
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Views: 31,941
Posted By ramsfan

Is there a simple way to get a US billing address...

Is there a simple way to get a US billing address for a Canadian living in Canada ?
Sep 16, 16, 6:34 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 5,499
Posted By ramsfan

Feeling even better now about not making super elite next year

As I have posted Several times before, I gave up trying to chase super elite once the $20,000 spending limit was introduced. That's after over 15 years of being super elite.

For holiday plans, ...
Sep 13, 16, 8:02 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 6,502
Posted By ramsfan

This is an interesting thread for me. I have been...

This is an interesting thread for me. I have been super elite forever but decided not to bother for next year given the new $20,000 spend requirement.

As a super elite my calls were almost always...
Sep 10, 16, 5:02 pm
Replies: 271
Views: 25,795
Posted By ramsfan

fair enough, I may be exactly the type of flyer...

fair enough, I may be exactly the type of flyer really want to get rid of as SE. But then it would be better if Ben Smith had mentioned wanting to get rid of the $15,000 spender and not the $5000...
Sep 10, 16, 3:09 pm
Replies: 271
Views: 25,795
Posted By ramsfan

I expect there will be a big SE drop.

I am retired now and was pretty much retired last year. When I was working and maintaining super elite for for ever it seems, I don't think I usually spent $20,000 , Especially strictly on Air...
Aug 20, 16, 6:56 pm
Replies: 1,061
Views: 108,276
Posted By ramsfan

Why did they change it?

The old site was not perfect, but most of us were used to it and it generally worked. In reading a number of pages here I see the only positive comment is that some think it looks more modern ....
Jul 11, 16, 2:28 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 80,949
Posted By ramsfan

Disgusting Toilet situation

Was on a Air Canada Caribbean flight recently and the person leaving the washroom in front of me had defecated on the floor. I reported this to a flight attendant and she noted this was not something...
Jul 11, 16, 2:15 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 8,962
Posted By ramsfan

But don't fly to Philippines

Good to hear umbrellas are acceptable, but not in the Philippines. Not even small fold up ones. I found this out when I was flying to Hong Kong from the Manila and was told at security I had a...
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