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Feb 14, 20, 6:22 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By cplunk

I have read and heard numerous stories about...

I have read and heard numerous stories about "padding" before, but also heard a FedEx pilot complain that passenger airlines fly slower, apparently to save fuel, and he rather enjoyed FedEx flying...
Feb 14, 20, 3:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By cplunk

Question MVP upgrade availability and on time reliability?

I used to fly Alaska Airlines a lot. Every flight. And it was 10 years ago that I had MVP gold for a year...
But, jobs changed, etc., etc... I didn't travel much.
And then my new job I travel more...
Feb 9, 20, 12:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By cplunk

I use a pelican case as a my general suitcase for...

I use a pelican case as a my general suitcase for clothes and such. And it's commonly almost 50 pounds. When I notice it's hit 51 the agent would put a heavy tag on the handle and never say anything....
Feb 9, 20, 12:25 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 5,616
Posted By cplunk

I understand we're all a little different. Most...

I understand we're all a little different. Most of my travel is for work, as an employee of a company that won't expense first class, and have other priorities for spending my own money than...
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By cplunk

Holiday Inn resort in Krabi was very nice. ...

Holiday Inn resort in Krabi was very nice.
Unfortunately, the pool access rooms, where your balcony is pool side, don't seem to be available with reward nights. (I was pretty disappointed about...
Jan 2, 20, 2:15 pm
Replies: 301
Views: 72,909
Posted By cplunk

Now there's an idea. Every time I'm on a...

Now there's an idea.

Every time I'm on a really obscure airline that doesn't service anywhere near home (in Seattle), like Oman air, or Thai airlines, nick a spoon or something with there logo and...
Jan 2, 20, 2:05 pm
Replies: 301
Views: 72,909
Posted By cplunk

The first time I ever saw this happen was...

The first time I ever saw this happen was Emirates flight, crew came around collecting all the blankets into large plastic bags and then stuffed them into the lavatories.

It was the DAY AFTER they...
Jan 2, 20, 1:36 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,666
Posted By cplunk

I was short MQDs only, more than enough MQMs. So,...

I was short MQDs only, more than enough MQMs. So, buying MQMs, I would get MQDs for every dollar spent... But that's pretty worthless!!!

Or I could have paid to upgrade my last several flights...
Replies: 19
Views: 4,946
Posted By cplunk

Stayed there last August, w/ spire elite. Booked...

Stayed there last August, w/ spire elite. Booked with points and don't know if my room was Executive vs. Club vs. whatever.

Was given free breakfast (for 3) and offered welcome drinks (don't...
Dec 28, 19, 12:15 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,666
Posted By cplunk

Um, YA. I had a flight from SEA to MCT...

Um, YA.

I had a flight from SEA to MCT booked on Delta and KLM that would give me enough MQDs to make sure I hit Diamond this year. But then the customer's plan changed a few days before leaving...
Dec 28, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 134
Views: 47,568
Posted By cplunk

But somehow it seems every time I am around Thai...

But somehow it seems every time I am around Thai families their own kids are always quiet polite and well behaved....

And if the tranquility of the hotel lounge is an issue, I'm not sure how much...
Dec 27, 19, 5:32 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 14,615
Posted By cplunk

They arrest people for this in Singapore.... ...

They arrest people for this in Singapore....
https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/singapore-airport-ticket-arrest/index.html

At SEA, they allow a "gate pass" for whatever, as far as I can tell you...
Dec 27, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 47,568
Posted By cplunk

Ah, so many comments about the FDA, health codes,...

Ah, so many comments about the FDA, health codes, regulations, etc...
but... This is THAILAND!!! (Le Méridien Chiang Mai)
And, there's almost no way you'll see Thai staff approach a customer over...
Dec 14, 19, 4:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By cplunk

Since I got the status where they put the yellow...

Since I got the status where they put the yellow tags on my bag, it's occasionally been the first couple bags, but never in the last couple bags.

It's been "lost" twice this year, both on short...
Dec 2, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,428
Posted By cplunk

I think the slide if much preferable to a...

I think the slide if much preferable to a stowaway's corpse, or the 747 engine that landed a mile from my house...
...
Nov 25, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,560
Posted By cplunk

$1,230 would probably buy more upgrades than...

$1,230 would probably buy more upgrades than Delta would give you as a freebee with silver medallion.
Nov 11, 19, 12:53 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 9,127
Posted By cplunk

Pretty much. Of the 13,000 MQDs I have, and other...

Pretty much. Of the 13,000 MQDs I have, and other 1000 I'm sure I will earn before the end of year, Only about 1000 were from personal travel for a ticket not bought via corporate travel (and they...
Nov 10, 19, 11:39 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 9,127
Posted By cplunk

If I understand the fine print correctly... I can...

If I understand the fine print correctly... I can use the $200 voucher for my platinum status and apply this to an upgrade that will count as part of that $1000.
And, reaching Diamond, get another...
Nov 10, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 45
Views: 9,127
Posted By cplunk

value of diamond vs. platinum?

Unless my travel schedule for the rest of the year changes, I expect to be about 1000 MQDs short of diamond medallion (have enough MQMs).

I'm trying to sort out and justify to myself if blowing...
Nov 10, 19, 11:30 am
Replies: 25
Views: 7,918
Posted By cplunk

I was just in JFK first time in 10-15 years last...

I was just in JFK first time in 10-15 years last week.
Switched from terminal 2 to terminal 4, if I remember correctly.
Incoming flight left late, mechanical issue, anti-lock brake sensor. Arrived...
Oct 7, 19, 2:55 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 31,765
Posted By cplunk

When I was much younger I worked at a pipeline...

When I was much younger I worked at a pipeline camp in Alaska, and commuted weekly by small aircraft, 12-14 seats, twin engine, don't think it flew high enough to have a compressed cabin, and doubt...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,429
Posted By cplunk

If I remember, Taxi was 500 baht, 1000 at the...

If I remember, Taxi was 500 baht, 1000 at the most. At first I thought it included a tourist tax, but 1/2 way there realized it was a pretty fair rate. But, there were only 2 cars there, and as soon...
Sep 26, 19, 12:42 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 31,765
Posted By cplunk

On several recent flights with Lufthansa, they...

On several recent flights with Lufthansa, they were were quite proactive in announcing during the decent that there was another 10-15 minutes available to use the lavatory, or you'll have to wait...
Sep 26, 19, 12:07 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By cplunk

Using a hertz gold membership I have been 12+...

Using a hertz gold membership I have been 12+ hours late several times due to flight issues.
It has never been an issue with hertz, and always had a car still available (using the ultimate choice...
Replies: 25
Views: 4,853
Posted By cplunk

Pretty nice, we enjoyed it. Don't quite...

Pretty nice, we enjoyed it.
Don't quite understand the "adult only" pool access room, probably on the other pool that's a little bit quieter, but saw kids that I assumed were in many of those rooms...
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