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Jan 27, 21, 10:05 pm
Replies: 211
Views: 21,652
Posted By Lefleur

Whaaaat?! Under your logic, every person...

Whaaaat?!

Under your logic, every person should buy the first available seat (regardless of window, middle, or aisle and their preference) in their assigned cabin, whether traveling solo or with...
Forum: Hawaii
Nov 18, 20, 10:54 pm
Replies: 1,803
Views: 208,953
Posted By Lefleur

Thanks for the reassurance re: Vault. just...

Thanks for the reassurance re: Vault.

just to clarify: the 72 hour mark is from the departure time to Hawaii, in the local time of the place of departure. So if one is flying DEN-KOA, and the...
Forum: Hawaii
Nov 13, 20, 11:55 pm
Replies: 528
Views: 86,350
Posted By Lefleur

Ugh. This is making me so nervous. To the Vault...

Ugh. This is making me so nervous. To the Vault folks who have post-10 AM departure times...how did you get your's shipped properly when Vault is saying it needs to be at UPS by 10 AM?

I don't...
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 14, 20, 6:49 am
Replies: 1,803
Views: 208,953
Posted By Lefleur

Something I don’t understand about Hawaii’s...

Something I don’t understand about Hawaii’s approach is...for a very long time, cases are NEVER going to get down to zero AND people are (always) going to die.

I am NOT suggesting “let Grandma die...
Jul 7, 19, 9:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By Lefleur

Edited to add: my assumption is the points are...

Edited to add: my assumption is the points are not recoverable (I don’t mean for the days we stayed here — that seems unreasonable to even suggest — but for the days we are not staying here), right?
Jul 7, 19, 9:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By Lefleur

Expectations for the budget brands...

Currently on a quick low-key vacation trip with my SO at a Spring Hill Suites at a beach in Florida. Having a hard time reconciling my experience (and that I spent 140k points on this 4 day stay)...
May 5, 19, 3:33 pm
Replies: 4,901
Views: 278,791
Posted By Lefleur

PHL-SFO, and yes. I just checked again and...

PHL-SFO, and yes.

I just checked again and it's offering me buy-up ($310) into First for this flight too (sorry, should have said it was first, not biz...this flight offers first I guess..but you...
May 5, 19, 3:22 pm
Replies: 4,901
Views: 278,791
Posted By Lefleur

Dumb question... I am trying to decide whether to...

Dumb question... I am trying to decide whether to try to use a RPU to upgrade on a flight in two days (haven't requested it yet and says it would be WL).

20 seats in business and 15 sold, acc. to...
Mar 30, 19, 10:32 am
Replies: 208
Views: 48,489
Posted By Lefleur

Can anyone explain the lounge/restaurant...

Can anyone explain the lounge/restaurant situation here now?

Stayed at the JW in 2017 and had a great trip -- the lounge was hands-down the prettiest view of any lounge I have visited. It was on...
Mar 29, 19, 11:44 am
Replies: 2,177
Views: 238,834
Posted By Lefleur

Dumb question: I had Gold status on American...

Dumb question:

I had Gold status on American (I don't normally fly American these days though I do fly a lot for work) through January but have since "lost" my status. I'm Platinum with United and...
Mar 17, 19, 4:15 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By Lefleur

Yes — I should’ve (in retrospect) used 24 hour...

Yes — I should’ve (in retrospect) used 24 hour time, which I normally do in this part of the world for clarity.
Mar 17, 19, 3:23 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By Lefleur

Yes, there is Uber and Careem (ME version of Uber...

Yes, there is Uber and Careem (ME version of Uber or Lyft) but they are both technically illegal here and there is a checkpoint on the road into the airport that means you run the risk of ending up...
Mar 17, 19, 2:34 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,912
Posted By Lefleur

Staff made a mistake & now I feel bad... fair policy?

I’m currently staying at a Marriott in the Middle East. English is not the local language and fluency varies.

I made arrangements through the hotel for transport back to the airport. The hotel...
Jan 4, 19, 1:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,441
Posted By Lefleur

I also use ExpressVPN on both my laptop and my...

I also use ExpressVPN on both my laptop and my cell phone and in my experience it's the best option. Go for the paid subscription if you can (I bill to work). I also have TunnelBear as a back-up VPN...
Jan 2, 19, 5:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,441
Posted By Lefleur

In my experience in the last two years, the...

In my experience in the last two years, the fancier the hotel in Beijing or Shanghai, the more likely the firewall will be nearly impossible to get around without a VPN. I even had problems with my...
Nov 26, 18, 7:44 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 16,219
Posted By Lefleur

UGH. This has terrible ramifications for me....

UGH.

This has terrible ramifications for me.

PHL-TPA via IAD is a 4 hr routing. Effective in January the only routing possible is through IAH or ORD and takes a minimum of 7 hours. As a side...
Nov 3, 18, 10:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Lefleur

This is slimy to me. I hope they "do right" by...

This is slimy to me. I hope they "do right" by you. Sorry I don't have advice or anything else to add.
Oct 22, 18, 1:12 pm
Replies: 1,758
Views: 161,033
Posted By Lefleur

Just hit gold. Dumbest question ever. Why does my...

Just hit gold. Dumbest question ever. Why does my digital Mileageplus card in the app say valid through 1/2019. Shouldn’t it be valid through 1/20? Or does it refresh in January to say that?
Oct 20, 18, 4:55 pm
Replies: 821
Views: 133,838
Posted By Lefleur

Anyone else encountering this? I saw for the...

Anyone else encountering this? I saw for the first time (looking at some old history form earlier this year for a reason) that ALL of my Delta reward points that I got (bonus rewards or whatever they...
Oct 20, 18, 2:26 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 7,943
Posted By Lefleur

Earlier I suggested I printed out reservation...

Earlier I suggested I printed out reservation confirmations (just the first page) for immigration reasons and folks seemed dismissive. YMMV, obviously. This year I’ve traveled to 14 countries so far...
Oct 18, 18, 1:33 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 7,943
Posted By Lefleur

I don't know where the original poster lives/has...

I don't know where the original poster lives/has citizenship, so maybe it's not relevant to him, but ESPECIALLY when I am traveling to another country (which I do almost every month), I always print...
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Lefleur

Website "Technical Difficulties" -- Anyone else?

For the past 10 days I've been trying to select/buy a seat (for $) on an upcoming flight from Frankfurt to the US. I keep getting through the payment screen when I get an error message:



I've...
Oct 13, 18, 4:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Lefleur

"Still Awaiting Payment" ? - Turkish Codeshare Question

Tried to use my Turkish PNR to select/reserve a seat on a flight out of Istanbul, purchased on an United itinerary (united.com) several weeks ago.

I get this message when I try to "manage my...
Oct 6, 18, 10:22 am
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By Lefleur

United Codeshare Passenger Naming Issues

I recently bought a series of multi-city tickets on United (United.com) for travel on Lufthansa, Turkish, Lufthansa Cityline, Austrian, and Swiss, among others. My name is saved in my MileagePlus...
Sep 26, 18, 8:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,475
Posted By Lefleur

United says it's "regular" economy. Lufthansa says it's "light" /"basic" economy?

Apologies if I somehow missed a thread on this (I searched, I promise).

I purchased a ticket on United that includes flights codeshared (and operated by) Lufthansa, including US to/from Frankfurt...
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