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Yesterday, 3:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By guv1976

Since you're rebooking DUB-LON, why not rebook on...

Since you're rebooking DUB-LON, why not rebook on BA? You'd get a choice of LHR or LCY, and you'd be protected in case of IRROPS. In fact, if your CLT-DUB flight were to get cancelled or...
Yesterday, 10:10 am
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By guv1976

How much was BA for that leg? With a separate...

How much was BA for that leg? With a separate ticket on BA, AA would protect you in the event of IRROPS; with a separate ticket on EI, AA won't.
Jul 21, 18, 3:01 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By guv1976

California is a special case. If the car had been...

California is a special case. If the car had been broken into and stolen, the OP would have no liability, absent negligence on his part. For vandalism that is unrelated to theft of the car, the OP's...
Jul 21, 18, 2:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By guv1976

That is incorrect. You can only make two...

That is incorrect.

You can only make two reservations at the same PointBreaks property per quarter, but there is no limit to the number of nights you can book at a property per reservation.

To...
Jul 21, 18, 9:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By guv1976

Keep in mind that the IHG PointBreaks list for...

Keep in mind that the IHG PointBreaks list for August-October is due to be released on Monday; it's not unusual to see some U.K. Holiday Inn Express properties on that list. ;)
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 21, 18, 9:21 am
Replies: 23
Views: 455
Posted By guv1976

I would probably start or end the trip in ITH. If...

I would probably start or end the trip in ITH. If ITH happens to be on the list of AA reduced-mileage-award destinations for March (we should know that sometime in the first week of December when AA...
Jul 20, 18, 7:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By guv1976

:confused: Why not just fly into LHR, and...

:confused:

Why not just fly into LHR, and home from DUB?

BA LON-DUB one-way is just 4,500 Avios (or less) pp + ~ $27 USD, as a Reward Flight Saver.
Jul 20, 18, 2:16 pm
Replies: 1,327
Views: 476,029
Posted By guv1976

"The real taxes on BA flights are exactly the...

"The real taxes on BA flights are exactly the same as all other airlines flying the same route & class."

That's mostly -- but not entirely -- true. Award tickets with carrier-imposed surcharges...
Jul 20, 18, 1:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By guv1976

It depends what you mean by "grab." You can put...

It depends what you mean by "grab." You can put AAdvantage awards on a free, five-day hold, without actually purchasing. Once you purchase, you have 24 hours to cancel for a full refund.

One...
Jul 20, 18, 11:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By guv1976

Does your wife have two separate AA accounts? If...

Does your wife have two separate AA accounts? If so, I'm pretty sure that that's against AA's rules -- and could cause a host of problems re: miles expiration and ability to book an award that costs...
Jul 20, 18, 11:18 am
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By guv1976

Except for distance-based, multi-partner awards,...

Except for distance-based, multi-partner awards, BA charges for each flight flown. I don't recall whether YYZ-HKG was "grandfathered" when BAEC abandoned its zone-based award system, so Business...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 19, 18, 4:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 455
Posted By guv1976

"So now we're considering alternatives that work...

"So now we're considering alternatives that work with his interests (engineering)."

Come see Cornell!

ITH is often -- but not always -- on the list of AA reduced-mileage-award destinations if...
Jul 19, 18, 12:12 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By guv1976

Many FFPs permit one-way awards for half the cost...

Many FFPs permit one-way awards for half the cost of round-trips, so you do not have to accumulate all the miles in a single program.

Does AA have anything available at the MileSAAver level on...
Jul 18, 18, 5:15 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,696
Posted By guv1976

IB improperly collecting U.S. PFCs on domestic AA award redemptions.

How do we get IB to stop collecting the $4.50 per segment PFCs on redemptions for AA travel within the U.S.? Because there are no carrier-imposed surcharges on these redemptions, the U.S. government...
Jul 18, 18, 5:04 pm
Replies: 2,020
Views: 128,667
Posted By guv1976

Bonus miles for dining/gas not posting on (my) July statement!

The regular and bonus miles posted correctly on my June Citi/AA Platinum card statement, and both appeared promptly in my AAdvantage account. But on my July statement, only the "regular" miles...
Jul 18, 18, 4:52 pm
Replies: 734
Views: 155,530
Posted By guv1976

Your best (and probably cheapest) insurance is to...

Your best (and probably cheapest) insurance is to fly up to LAX the day before, and stay overnight in an airport hotel. I don't think that any of your Chase card's insurance coverages will pay...
Jul 18, 18, 4:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By guv1976

The Avis/Budget $9.99 special is only for a...

The Avis/Budget $9.99 special is only for a 12-hour rental, with 150 free miles and the first tank of gas included.

I was thinking that the OP could drive directly to his hotel, and drop his...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 18, 18, 12:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 455
Posted By guv1976

Or the LIRR: I got some very good rates at the...

Or the LIRR: I got some very good rates at the Avis/Budget locations in New Hyde Park and Rockville Centre when I used to live in Queens.

While fees for rental-car pick-ups at airports are usually...
Jul 18, 18, 9:11 am
Replies: 17
Views: 11,253
Posted By guv1976

The USPS website also lets you search for mail...

The USPS website also lets you search for mail collection boxes close to an address, or within a ZIP code. Just click on "Locations" from the homepage. @:-)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 17, 18, 7:48 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By guv1976

Be sure to check checked-baggage fees very...

Be sure to check checked-baggage fees very carefully: some airlines -- including major carriers -- now offer trans-Atlantic Economy-class fares that do not even include one checked bag!
Jul 17, 18, 5:39 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By guv1976

"I should make a point of better understanding...

"I should make a point of better understanding what certain FFP's offer in terms of points transfer to other partners."

With very few exceptions (the most notable of which is BA <==> IB), you...
Jul 17, 18, 4:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By guv1976

What day of the week? Avis and Budget offer $9.99...

What day of the week? Avis and Budget offer $9.99 one-way special rates from the three NYC-area airports (including EWR) to Manhattan on Thursdays and Fridays.
Jul 17, 18, 4:19 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 901
Posted By guv1976

What are the most important features of a FFP for...

What are the most important features of a FFP for you?

Keep in mind that you do not necessarily have to credit your trips to the FFP of the airline on which you will be flying. For example, you...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 17, 18, 4:02 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,380
Posted By guv1976

When do you hope to travel, and in what class of...

When do you hope to travel, and in what class of service?

Not all carriers have extortionate one-way fares, but yes, on many carriers, a roundtrip ticket can cost less than a one way.
...
Forum: Europe
Jul 17, 18, 3:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By guv1976

And CX flies YVR-JFK nonstop. ;) From NY,...

And CX flies YVR-JFK nonstop. ;)

From NY, Emirates is a possibility: EK flies JFK-MXP, and EWR-ATH.
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