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Nov 13, 19, 7:32 pm
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Posted By DC777Fan

Seems like a bit of a moving target but as a PM...

Seems like a bit of a moving target but as a PM flying VS Premium Economy, I'd like to confirm Clubhouse access. I'm flying IAD-LHR-JNB return, and on the way to JNB I have a long layover and plan...
Nov 13, 19, 2:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By DC777Fan

I just got notice of unable to upgrade on LHR-JNB...

I just got notice of unable to upgrade on LHR-JNB for which I put in a STRONG offer from premium economy. It seems that nobody upgraded as the flight is J1/C1 and was the same yesterday (and right...
Oct 4, 19, 1:49 pm
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Views: 114,983
Posted By DC777Fan

Is there a current Amex->Bonvoy delay? Going on a...

Is there a current Amex->Bonvoy delay? Going on a couple hours here with nothing showing up yet and dreading a call to Bonvoy customer "service."
Sep 28, 19, 12:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By DC777Fan

South Africa advice (JNB + ??)

Going on a mileage run which has turned into a bit of a mini-trip after my father decided he wanted to join so I extended my trip a few days as we have slightly different interests. Both of us fly...
Jan 28, 19, 1:54 pm
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Views: 114,952
Posted By DC777Fan

Also trying - also same message. Absolute...

Also trying - also same message. Absolute dumpster fire.
Oct 16, 18, 7:49 am
Replies: 560
Views: 99,160
Posted By DC777Fan

We still have the mainline flight 1x/day which is...

We still have the mainline flight 1x/day which is being upgraded to an A319 for the last 6-7 weeks of the year it seems. As of January, it seems we get 1x 717, 2x CR9's, and 2x CR2's which is a...
Oct 13, 18, 10:34 pm
Replies: 560
Views: 99,160
Posted By DC777Fan

E175 for CR2? Would think that if A220's cover...

E175 for CR2? Would think that if A220's cover 175 routes with the goal of eliminating CR2's (being CHO based: please be true), then 175s would replace CR9s, CR9s would replace CR7s and CR7's would...
Aug 22, 18, 1:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By DC777Fan

Is there an official phase out date for CR2s?

They're an incredibly weak point in the system with no Y+, no wifi and generally cramped and smell bad. Being based in CHO, I'm forced into a bad layover every time coming home if I want to be on...
May 24, 18, 11:01 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

Thank you! I think we've settled on this...

Thank you! I think we've settled on this property! Citi 4th night free can alllllllmost make up the difference to my goal budget of $1k/nt and the property looks gorgeous -- thanks much to all for...
May 23, 18, 8:58 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

Can anyone who has been to Il Sereno confirm they...

Can anyone who has been to Il Sereno confirm they actually HAVE a fitness center with cardio machines? It's listed on Virtuoso, Booking.com, etc as a "checklist item" but I can't seem to find an...
May 22, 18, 7:56 pm
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Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

Thanks for the added suggestion - it looks like...

Thanks for the added suggestion - it looks like Grand Hotel Tremezzo and Il Sereno skew a little more "modern" while Serbilloni skews a little more "authentic charm" ... does that seem like an...
May 22, 18, 7:39 pm
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Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

Is it worse than the Amalfi Coast? We've biked...

Is it worse than the Amalfi Coast? We've biked the Amalfi Coast in both April and July ... I'd do it again in April, but July was too crowded from Positano to Amalfi (no shocker) to really be...
May 22, 18, 7:07 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

Thanks! Both of those Como options look like...

Thanks! Both of those Como options look like awesome fits ... also probably quite a bit crisper weather than Greece/Amalfi in August which will be nice. Do you all happen to know if Villa Serbelloni...
May 21, 18, 12:59 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,918
Posted By DC777Fan

European Hotel Suggestion - R&R

Looking for a place to spend 4-5 nights after a long weekend in London ... R&R with the wife (so prefer hotels with limited kids/quiet)

Ideal bullet points:
-A direct flight from London (which...
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Views: 527
Posted By DC777Fan

Scoot/Voucher Refund

I'm trying to refund a Scoot trip with their "ChangeYourFlight" service for a voucher. Scoot is the primary airline listed on that website, and Scoot's own website lists it as a current partner.
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Feb 4, 18, 3:27 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,702
Posted By DC777Fan

Do you mind linking to this. I think I've...

Do you mind linking to this. I think I've installed a script from FT RE: ITA but none of the links off the script give me the same price. I can find ~1100 USD price on ITA but the best I can do via...
Feb 2, 18, 8:57 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 13,465
Posted By DC777Fan

Thought of this today: Theoretically there's an...

Thought of this today: Theoretically there's an option of asking Amex to split the payment. I've used the wrong card before (biz/personal) and they moved the charge without a fuss at all. Mayyyyybe...
Feb 1, 18, 12:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 13,465
Posted By DC777Fan

Finding Amex offer for $200 off $1000 purchase on...

Finding Amex offer for $200 off $1000 purchase on China Eastern on multiple cards of mine. Any way to split this into 2 one ways? I'm seeing round trips as low as $23XX USD so $19XX for ~8k MQD and...
Jun 25, 17, 1:25 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,413
Posted By DC777Fan

AF's new 777 business class is great & 380 is...

AF's new 777 business class is great & 380 is pretty sub-par ... particularly for a long flight like JNB-CDG. Last I saw, they had a 380 on that route, and I'd certainly spend a few hundred bucks...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 1, 17, 8:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Posted By DC777Fan

Outbound trip: IAD-NRT-SIN in ANA F Overnight...

Outbound trip:
IAD-NRT-SIN in ANA F
Overnight at Crowne Plaza Changi
SIN-HKT in Silk Air C

We drove to Dulles from our house in Central VA - about 2 hours and quickly made our way to the first...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 1, 17, 7:27 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Posted By DC777Fan

2 weeks @ Trisara (ANA F x 2, MI C x 2, SQ F x 2, DL Y)

This was our [myself + wife] first big trip after opening a business together and working quite a bit for the past 18 months or so... An escape from reality and nonstop relaxation was the goal...
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Mar 9, 17, 7:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By DC777Fan

Wanted to see if this is still correct. Also is...

Wanted to see if this is still correct. Also is one able to book Cat 1-5 and later upgrade to any tier including Ritz for the original point difference? i.e. If I redeem 270k MR points for a Cat...
Mar 5, 17, 11:44 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 28,248
Posted By DC777Fan

So basically enjoy a few hours of decent knee...

So basically enjoy a few hours of decent knee room because your butt is going to be sore for 2-3 days after the flight is over.
Feb 24, 17, 1:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By DC777Fan

Anyone know if this hotel would allow a third...

Anyone know if this hotel would allow a third party boat charter or if one must book via the hotel? The rate quoted of $800 each way for a ~40 min speedboat ride seems pretty excessive. It didn't...
Feb 12, 17, 11:41 am
Replies: 170
Views: 47,846
Posted By DC777Fan

So half board only works for lunch - not dinner? ...

So half board only works for lunch - not dinner?

Debating switching our 9 night stay to Ritz Carlton Phulay Bay (our "main" tickets are into SIN and out of HKG so can easily switch + SQ's change...
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