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Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 23, 15, 4:25 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 28,988
Posted By Paul56

Well, there are those pacifiers the parents could...

Well, there are those pacifiers the parents could try... on the baby that is. :D
Apr 23, 15, 3:45 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 25,021
Posted By Paul56

What... you mean TSA has been operating for 30...

What... you mean TSA has been operating for 30 years! :D
Apr 23, 15, 3:33 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 25,021
Posted By Paul56

I fully understand the frustration with TSA. ...

I fully understand the frustration with TSA.

Something unexpected happened so quickly last week
that I did not have time to react before my document
was snatched.

Going through Pre-Check one...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 23, 15, 9:53 am
Replies: 263
Views: 47,412
Posted By Paul56

It drove me nuts in a manner of speaking. :D ...

It drove me nuts in a manner of speaking. :D

At the time I was trying very hard to contain myself from bursting
out laughing which the potential passenger likely would have
considered rude...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 23, 15, 9:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,557
Posted By Paul56

Picking me up at the airport the driver has me in...

Picking me up at the airport the driver has me in the
back to provide guidance.

I'm at home and call a cab for the airport... amazing
the driver actually arrives given there is no backseat
GPS....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 22, 15, 1:06 pm
Replies: 263
Views: 47,412
Posted By Paul56

Newbie passenger begging for seat on a full...

Newbie passenger begging for seat on a full flight...

Newbie: "Isn't the lavatory considered an extra seat in the aircraft?"

GA: "Yes Maam, theoretically it is... but we cannot assign you that...
Apr 22, 15, 10:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,503
Posted By Paul56

I am going up to Ottawa in July. The thought...

I am going up to Ottawa in July.

The thought crossed my mind to tell CBP on my way back to
Texas that I am going to see my girlfriend.

Fact is, I have a US work visa... I imagine they would...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 22, 15, 9:53 am
Replies: 147
Views: 28,988
Posted By Paul56

Yes! It happens on boarding and exiting. ...

Yes!

It happens on boarding and exiting.

Usually on exiting I am pretty cool and wait for the initial crowd
of "must be off first" types to clear out... who knows they may
all have tight...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 22, 15, 9:46 am
Replies: 83
Views: 21,220
Posted By Paul56

After 1/2 hour of that I would have got up,...

After 1/2 hour of that I would have got up, approached an FA and explained
that you were being verbally harassed by the passenger beside you and were
concerned it might escalate into physical...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 21, 15, 11:58 am
Replies: 225
Views: 33,854
Posted By Paul56

Ukraine, Russia & India.

Ukraine, Russia & India.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 21, 15, 10:36 am
Replies: 214
Views: 32,879
Posted By Paul56

If it is a direct order from the FA you need to...

If it is a direct order from the FA you need to comply to
avoid an incident.

If it is a request then I would say it is like a seat swap
request and you can deny.

I too enjoy viewing outside...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 21, 15, 8:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,557
Posted By Paul56

It is not about me, but rather about the ability...

It is not about me, but rather about the ability of driver's to do their jobs.

Imagine... one boards a plane and the pilots come back to the passenger
compartment asking if anyone knows the way...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 20, 15, 11:05 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,901
Posted By Paul56

Unfortunately or perhaps fortunately, I cannot...

Unfortunately or perhaps fortunately, I cannot relate to all these
US/Canada border crossing horror stories.

I have never been given what I would consider a hard time entering
either country. ...
Apr 17, 15, 3:33 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 9,229
Posted By Paul56

Just don't be carrying anyone else's documents......

Just don't be carrying anyone else's documents... if I was a CBP officer
that might raise some questions with me too as to why you were in
possession of those.

I don't take my laptop with me...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 17, 15, 2:10 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,418
Posted By Paul56

Exit row seating is primarily about safety and...

Exit row seating is primarily about safety and not
passenger comfort or a certain category of customer.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 17, 15, 2:06 pm
Replies: 394
Views: 48,116
Posted By Paul56

One can ask the person in front to not recline,...

One can ask the person in front to not recline, but you can expect some
push-back from some people on that request.

The airline provides seating that reclines therefore it is the seat occupants...
Apr 17, 15, 11:34 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,489
Posted By Paul56

The less stuff I pack the better... so I use my...

The less stuff I pack the better... so I use my cell phone if
needed... but most of the time I don't bother with an alarm.
Apr 17, 15, 10:47 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,809
Posted By Paul56

There is no excuse for overstaying and being...

There is no excuse for overstaying and being totally irresponsible
about the laws of the land one is visiting or working in.

It was her responsibility to remember when the time was up and
make...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 16, 15, 2:50 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 28,988
Posted By Paul56

Incompetent boarding agents. One in DTW last...

Incompetent boarding agents.

One in DTW last evening allowed the boarding process
to degenerate into a disorderly event. As a group we
all just decided it was time to board. The FAs were ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 16, 15, 1:51 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By Paul56

I had this over the last couple of days... could...

I had this over the last couple of days... could not check-in online
nor via the kiosk at the airport. Required human intervention to verify
my travel docs.

In my case I am guessing they saw...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 16, 15, 1:10 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 11,079
Posted By Paul56

I thought it was perhaps just the younger...

I thought it was perhaps just the younger generation, but it seems to
have rubbed off on the older folks too.

I had a really strange encounter with an older lady at a gate in DTW last...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 16, 15, 12:32 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 11,079
Posted By Paul56

If you can get away with it... carry-on only...

If you can get away with it... carry-on only luggage rules
because you do not deal with this nonsense.

But, you do get to deal with a different kind of nonsense.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 16, 15, 12:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,557
Posted By Paul56

Taking a taxicab when I have to give the driver turn-by-turn directions.

Get home from a long flight last night. I'm travel weary and
just want to sit in the back of the cab and enjoy the ride home
in the comparatively roomy back seat compared to the CRJ-700
I came in...
Apr 10, 15, 9:50 am
Replies: 99
Views: 18,445
Posted By Paul56

As a Canadian working in Texas, I go through...

As a Canadian working in Texas, I go through Ottawa and the CBP
there a lot.

Last time I went through the officer and I had a nice conversation
about restaurants in San Antonio. Turns out that...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 9, 15, 11:46 am
Replies: 23
Views: 13,357
Posted By Paul56

Uhm, no... I don't call those places. :D

Uhm, no... I don't call those places. :D
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