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Thanks for the good explanation. Looking at my...

Thanks for the good explanation. Looking at my accrual history, I will have a couple thousand points expiring in the next week, which I suppose will now be wasted, after which I have several months...
Yesterday, 4:15 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

Icelandair tracking period?

I am confused on how earning status with Icelandair works. I just earned silver status with them, and the web site shows how many points I would still need to earn in order to become gold (i.e. to...
Oct 13, 19, 11:47 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Wasn’t one of the benefits of a long haul pro...

Wasn’t one of the benefits of a long haul pro ticket that the short haul connecting segment gets upgraded to J -or am I mistaken? In such case, wouldn’t the pax have lounge access while waiting in...
Oct 10, 19, 11:31 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

I would say that the chances are fairly good. I...

I would say that the chances are fairly good. I have gotten bids accepted for less money
Oct 6, 19, 8:05 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

Or maybe the counter is a recent addition to the...

Or maybe the counter is a recent addition to the system.
Sep 28, 19, 10:33 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Impressive. AY has expanded from air travel to...

Impressive. AY has expanded from air travel to time travel. Given the limited competition in this area, business should really take off :D
Sep 27, 19, 8:04 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Does renewal for the second time count?

Does renewal for the second time count?
Sep 22, 19, 8:27 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Some years back I had the d-seat on row 1. Ended...

Some years back I had the d-seat on row 1. Ended up having someone’s rear end in front of me half of the flight as people were queuing to the toilet and the bulkhead space was apparently useful for...
Sep 16, 19, 5:29 am
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Posted By Trav1970

The one above the tax free store was the gold...

The one above the tax free store was the gold lounge.
Sep 14, 19, 12:41 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

You are remebering the new gold lounge. There was...

You are remebering the new gold lounge. There was an older gold lounge upstairs in the current Schengen area. I think they have some sleep pods there at this time.
Sep 14, 19, 11:55 am
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Posted By Trav1970

It seems that there has been a devaluation of the...

It seems that there has been a devaluation of the benefits by one level of the card. Back in the 1990's / early 2000's (?), Silver did have lounge access, and there was the exclusive Gold lounge...
Sep 11, 19, 1:49 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

Well, a bit better a la carte food and the...

Well, a bit better a la carte food and the possibility for getting a private cabana. Other than that, a normal F lounge IMHO.
Sep 11, 19, 10:46 am
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Posted By Trav1970

If the Lumo Tumi suitcase is the key for opups,...

If the Lumo Tumi suitcase is the key for opups, anyone want to rent a logoed Tumi bag ? :D
Sep 11, 19, 12:19 am
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Posted By Trav1970

What do you use amenity kit pouches for?

When I got my first business class amenity kit, I felt a bit special. Later, having collected quite a few, it doesn't quite feel as special anymore. Most of them tend to be of a decent quality pouch,...
Sep 8, 19, 7:06 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Someone may have that view. I don’t. My commutes...

Someone may have that view. I don’t. My commutes are currently not direct point to point flights, and door to door closer to 24 hours twice a month is not unusual. So close to 48h per month is around...
Sep 7, 19, 2:14 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

My employer doesn’t compensate for travel time.

My employer doesn’t compensate for travel time.
Sep 5, 19, 2:43 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Does anyone know whether an ex-Hel connecting...

Does anyone know whether an ex-Hel connecting flight (Hel-xxx-yyy) qualifies for the double points or does it have to be Hel-xxx only?
Aug 28, 19, 7:26 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Well ,not all tickets are categorised into pro,...

Well ,not all tickets are categorised into pro, value etc. In such cases points earnings are based on the inventory letter. Maybe same here?
Aug 26, 19, 6:20 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Seems to be a bit different from Amex plat. When...

Seems to be a bit different from Amex plat. When I got AX, the instructions were “use the card in the internet as you wish, AX will cover any risk”.
Aug 25, 19, 7:21 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Same with me. I don’t recall more than 3 LH...

Same with me. I don’t recall more than 3 LH segments after this change, of which one was due to an invol reroute.
Aug 22, 19, 7:02 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Keeping the automatic charges at a % less than...

Keeping the automatic charges at a % less than 100 makes perfect sense for SEB as it opens up a revenue stream from interest.
Aug 18, 19, 5:01 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

So from zero to hero in 750 years. :D

So from zero to hero in 750 years. :D
Aug 18, 19, 11:52 am
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Posted By Trav1970

Lifetime status is available, but it requires...

Lifetime status is available, but it requires either 3M (gold) or 5M (platinum) tier points, i.e. as a minimum, as many points that are required for 20 x platinum status threshold. I would say that...
Aug 17, 19, 12:33 pm
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Posted By Trav1970

Shh. Don't give AY any ideas.

Shh. Don't give AY any ideas.
Aug 17, 19, 11:44 am
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Posted By Trav1970

I think to do that, you need to include something...

I think to do that, you need to include something like 50 AA short haul segments on the cheapest booking class. 188 points per segment x 50 = only 9400 points :D

It gets more difficult to try to...
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