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Forum: New York City
Jun 15, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,596
Posted By MarkBearSF

Do you need to go through T5 security to get to...

Do you need to go through T5 security to get to the elevator? (Right now, I'm thinking of dropping the bags at T8 and taking the AirTran to the hotel and back and not going through security until we...
Forum: New York City
Jun 15, 19, 8:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,596
Posted By MarkBearSF

5 Hours in JFK - TWA Hotel drinks?

Next month, we'll be returning from a cruise at Red Hook, Brooklyn. Our flight home isn't until 4 PM. (SFO Transcon, Flagship Business). Because we'll be clearing customs in Boston before NY arrival,...
Aug 16, 18, 12:22 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,165
Posted By MarkBearSF

Knowing how B6 likes to do things a bit...

Knowing how B6 likes to do things a bit differently than the others, I wonder if they could work with the upcoming TWA Hotel to get a lounge there. (I don't know if they could work security for it)
Jun 12, 17, 8:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,465
Posted By MarkBearSF

Really? So they're inflatable? ...and what you...

Really? So they're inflatable? ...and what you describe is exactly what I felt.
Jun 10, 17, 3:12 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,465
Posted By MarkBearSF

Mint cushions without cushion

As a VX exile, I was happily anticipating my first Mint flight from JFK to SFO. Most aspects of the Mint experience were excellent (although it IS awkward to have the Mint check-in on the opposite...
Aug 23, 16, 9:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By MarkBearSF

Thanks!

Thanks!
Aug 20, 16, 11:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 6,215
Posted By MarkBearSF

We have lounge access via our AA credit card....

We have lounge access via our AA credit card. Since we live in SF, it's worked out well since AA is our default carrier where VX doesn't fly.

That said - if reentering security isn't an issue and...
Aug 20, 16, 2:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By MarkBearSF

When does B6 make flights available

I'm new to B6. We'll be returning from a cruise on May 31 and I have my eyes on Mint seats on a JFK-SFO flight on that date.

I want to get those seats ASAP to score the cheaper fares for Mint. It...
Aug 14, 16, 11:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By MarkBearSF

Having no status level (Red) this year, I've got...

Having no status level (Red) this year, I've got no expectation that upgrades will be available when my window opens - which is when I check-in. And if they aren't - I'll not pay for my bag until...
Aug 14, 16, 11:30 am
Replies: 299
Views: 117,772
Posted By MarkBearSF

Wink Admirals Club Luggage Tags???

What the...
I just got a pair of "Admirals Club" luggage tags in the mail. (I've got the Citi card with Admirals Club membership.) They just have my name on them, so not usable for an ID tag.
...
Aug 12, 16, 9:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 7,090
Posted By MarkBearSF

Yeah - since they're not connected airside, we'll...

Yeah - since they're not connected airside, we'll just stay in the terminal which I'm told is quite nice. (something I never hear about airport terminals at NY airports).

I'm sure that access...
Aug 12, 16, 8:55 am
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By MarkBearSF

Yeah, I figured they weren't cumulative. Here's...

Yeah, I figured they weren't cumulative. Here's hoping I get a chance at upgrades and pay that rather than the baggage fee.
Aug 12, 16, 12:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By MarkBearSF

Baggage Allowance w. CC

I've got the premium Visa card and just redeemed my elevate miles for MCS seats. However, our next trip will be finishing with a 16 day round-trip crossing on the QM2 - with the result of tuxes and...
Aug 10, 16, 7:11 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 7,090
Posted By MarkBearSF

JFK Lounge options?

I'm new to B6 - exploring options as a soon-to-be VX refugee. Really interested in Mint between JFK-SFO.

It looks like we'll be booking a flight on 5/31/17 after a cruise arriving in Red Hook,...
Jan 12, 16, 8:57 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By MarkBearSF

I've actually had a good experience with the...

I've actually had a good experience with the phone support over the past couple of years. They have essentially no web-based tools other than statement lookup and autopay, but I had excellent luck...
Dec 11, 15, 12:32 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By MarkBearSF

Sorry it only rates a "meh" to you. Personally, I...

Sorry it only rates a "meh" to you. Personally, I was able to use miscellaneous purchases on my card to redeem my VX points for a couple of great Upper Class flights from SFO-LHR a few months ago. I...
Dec 9, 15, 3:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By MarkBearSF

VX Credit Card now on Apple Pay

FINALLY - Comenity has joined-up with Apple Pay so the VX credit cards can be used on the service!
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Jun 11, 15, 10:09 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By MarkBearSF

Good question. I used Delta to look at date...

Good question. I used Delta to look at date availability, which appears to be T-331. ...which seems to be a few days earlier than shown on the VS site.

As for actual availability for G class (UC...
Jun 11, 15, 12:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By MarkBearSF

Using VX points on Partner (VS) flights

Just booked a one-way flight for myself and hubby on Upper Class Virgin Atlantic SFO-LHR with VX points.

The reason I'm posting is as a followup to an earlier post from a couple of years ago when...
Jun 10, 15, 7:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,348
Posted By MarkBearSF

Jumping in on the thread as I just booked a...

Jumping in on the thread as I just booked a SFO-LHR flight on VS20 (346)

Got that it's better for a couple to be front/back than across the aisle in 346 UC.

- Any preferences between seats...
Mar 14, 15, 8:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By MarkBearSF

Enjoy! Only need one-way. Flying out for a...

Enjoy!
Only need one-way. Flying out for a no-hassle vacation - spending a few days in London to see shows & stuff and then doing a crossing on the QM2 for the return (and then seeing shows & stuff...
Mar 13, 15, 9:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By MarkBearSF

Thanks, Nick!

Thanks, Nick!
Mar 10, 15, 6:56 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By MarkBearSF

ConditionOne - Just want to see if I'm following...

ConditionOne - Just want to see if I'm following you here - suggestion is to use DL to check availability window - not some back door partnership way of making the booking through DL (with VX...
Mar 10, 15, 6:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By MarkBearSF

Question Suggestions for a VX pax on VS award (SFO-LHR)

I just booked a transatlantic crossing in May 2016. I'm hoping to redeem my VX Elevate points on a VS flight from SFO-LHR in Upper Class.

I know that I will need to handle this with VX and they...
Mar 10, 15, 6:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,906
Posted By MarkBearSF

Booking Virgin Atlantic (SFO-LHR) tips?

We're going on a transatlantic crossing in May 2016 and I'm looking to redeem my VX Elevate points to a VS Upper Class seat.

I last did this about 3 years ago, just after the partnership was...
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