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Where are you departing from? International or...

Where are you departing from? International or domestic?

VN went through a period of being quite strict, but they were relaxed at Saigon (international departures) a few days ago. (Just observing,...
Dec 17, 14, 12:15 pm
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Agree with Gus. Just done BR68 out to Taipei and...

Agree with Gus. Just done BR68 out to Taipei and BR67 back again. Was in Royal Laurel class. Don't understand why I have to push my trolley all the way past the self-checkin stations and go to the...
Forum: Europe
Nov 8, 14, 4:42 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Prague airport transfer (to Usti nad Labem)

Will arrive at about lunchtime...

Any recommendations - I don't know Prague airport and never been to the Czech republic before.

This company is linked to by the airport website:...
Mar 2, 14, 9:31 am
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EVA seems to let you get away with anything in...

EVA seems to let you get away with anything in PL/RL. Recently they have usually asked to weigh my hand luggage at TPE. I don't carry much, but judging by what others carry on to RL, this is probably...
Feb 1, 14, 1:50 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

EVA ask me 9 times out of 10. Including award...

EVA ask me 9 times out of 10. Including award bookings where only the tax was paid on CC. (I travel in Asia and Europe.)
Jan 17, 14, 4:59 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Agree, I was in 1A on LHR-BKK-TPE a couple of...

Agree, I was in 1A on LHR-BKK-TPE a couple of weeks back. No problem. 1K day after tomorrow on TPE-BKK-LHR. Will report back.
Oct 26, 13, 8:10 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Just for clarity, it is premium laurel class. Not...

Just for clarity, it is premium laurel class. Not the "really" old business class (aka "Super Business Class").
Oct 17, 13, 3:55 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

Everyone disembarks. There is also a crew change....

Everyone disembarks. There is also a crew change.



Yes you do. So if you bought any liquids at AMS then they must be in the special sealed bags. There will be time to visit the lounge, but not...
Forum: Asia
Sep 27, 13, 5:53 am
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Yep, I find dealing with the London embassy a...

Yep, I find dealing with the London embassy a particularly depressing experience. Such a nice part of the London, such a dreary hassle.
Forum: Asia
Sep 27, 13, 5:39 am
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Posted By jimbo99

It used to be that PRC/ROC citizens could move...

It used to be that PRC/ROC citizens could move freely between Xiamen and Kinmen. When I (UK cit) was in Kinmen a couple of years back I was told I could go to Xiamen too (ie without a PRC visa), but...
Forum: Asia
Sep 23, 13, 3:56 pm
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The simple answer is that if you pitch up at the...

The simple answer is that if you pitch up at the airport without visa/approval letter then you would be denied boarding and they almost certainly WILL check.

Best idea is to arrange for a visa on...
Sep 18, 13, 1:11 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Upgrade Elite to RL LHR to TPE via BKK

1) Route and date of travel
21 Dec - BR68 LHR - BKK - TPE

2) Date of request and how made (eg at an office/online)
July sometime (posting late!) - call centre in Taiwan

3) Class of free...
Sep 18, 13, 12:58 am
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Posted By jimbo99

It's not even aluminium! No good to me, it...

It's not even aluminium!

No good to me, it wouldn't match my Rimowa Topas...
Aug 27, 13, 2:05 am
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Posted By jimbo99

oh no!

oh no!
Aug 21, 13, 3:23 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

Funny that, I ran into this just a couple weeks...

Funny that, I ran into this just a couple weeks ago when booking an upgrade on LHR-TPE via the TPE office. Not sure if it was always that way. They ignored the miles which expire between now and the...
Aug 21, 13, 2:43 am
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Posted By jimbo99

I got the greeting when I was gold on LHR. Soon...

I got the greeting when I was gold on LHR. Soon I'll "fade away" (!!) back to gold so it will be interesting to see if I still get it.

But ak333's numbers interested me. On BR67/68 typically there...
Aug 20, 13, 3:36 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

I just buy a litre bottle of Port. Doesn't seem...

I just buy a litre bottle of Port. Doesn't seem to be available at TPE (though I haven't looked for a while) and is more expensive in BKK.



Funny, I've never noticed them looking at the...
Aug 19, 13, 10:38 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

I usually get a litre bottle of port at LHR. No...

I usually get a litre bottle of port at LHR. No problem - the bags are substantial.
Aug 19, 13, 9:44 pm
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Posted By jimbo99

The same issue arises on BR67/68 TPE-BKK-LHR. ...

The same issue arises on BR67/68 TPE-BKK-LHR.

I regularly buy bottles LHR. You must ask them to put the bottles in a special sealed bag with the receipt. Then at BKK you just put the bag in a...
Aug 18, 13, 8:41 am
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Posted By jimbo99

1. At BKK it will be the EVA Evergreen Lounge. At...

1. At BKK it will be the EVA Evergreen Lounge. At LHR it will be the SAS/Air Canada London Lounge. If you are *gold then you could use the Thai lounges at BKK. Personally I prefer the EVA lounge at...
Aug 18, 13, 7:59 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Why should they? The deal was struck at the price...

Why should they? The deal was struck at the price prevailing at the time. If they had put up their fares, would you have been happy to pay the extra?
Aug 16, 13, 1:34 am
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Posted By jimbo99

BR Diamonds are always special, of course. But if...

BR Diamonds are always special, of course. But if they treat *golds the same as BR golds in this area, then there really is no point sticking with IML.

I'll drop back to Gold soon. This is the...
Aug 11, 13, 3:51 am
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Posted By jimbo99

True - their website's rubbish. But they can deal...

True - their website's rubbish. But they can deal with gold/diamond priority stuff and I like the way they'll pick up the phone and jabber away in Chinese to the EVA office down the road and fix...
Aug 10, 13, 7:28 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Really depends on your fare class. When I've...

Really depends on your fare class. When I've heard people ask they've been horrified at the answer and then start arguing that surely they should be able to get a better price since the seat will be...
Aug 10, 13, 2:17 am
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Posted By jimbo99

Me too. Also whether there is any difference over...

Me too. Also whether there is any difference over the way BR golds are treated over *golds...
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