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Forum: Cruises
Apr 14, 20, 7:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By GeezerCouple

That takes the biscuit! Did the naval vessel...

That takes the biscuit!

Did the naval vessel just "take on water" or actually sink
And if it sank, did the cruise ship rescue the navy crew?

GC
Forum: Cruises
Mar 29, 20, 2:19 pm
Replies: 453
Views: 193,665
Posted By GeezerCouple

Yup! We had already cancelled (last fall) a...

Yup!

We had already cancelled (last fall) a TA scheduled to sail... ah... today!

And much more recently, we cancelled two others, including an Antarctic cruise that we *finally* had booked (but...
Forum: Cruises
Jan 26, 20, 1:44 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,152
Posted By GeezerCouple

Don't assume that only the "dregs" would be...

Don't assume that only the "dregs" would be available at a late date.

There *are* times when people need to cancel at the last minute (or almost so). In those cases, if there is not already some...
Forum: Cruises
Jan 22, 20, 1:42 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,152
Posted By GeezerCouple

If you have not yet discovered...

If you have not yet discovered www.CruiseCritic.com - then please do start browsing there.

Make sure you look at the full Table of Contents, as there are many topics covered.

The other...
Jan 20, 20, 9:13 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 4,320
Posted By GeezerCouple

We looked at what the Horizon coverage added, and...

We looked at what the Horizon coverage added, and decided that at least for now, we did not need it.

For one thing, we don't plan to go to sketchy areas. And we also get CFAR (Cancel For Any...
Jan 20, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,320
Posted By GeezerCouple

We get the MJA annual policy, with the AARP (is...

We get the MJA annual policy, with the AARP (is that it?) discount.

That way, we are covered for our "major travel" a few times a year (usually 2 or 3 trips, of about 2 to 4 weeks each) plus all...
Jan 14, 20, 7:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By GeezerCouple

For each country you will be entering, check...

For each country you will be entering, check online (Google for starters seems to work) find the Agency/Authority for "importing drugs". It may be a variation of those words, etc.


That should...
Forum: Travel Tools
Jan 14, 20, 10:42 am
Replies: 742
Views: 492,038
Posted By GeezerCouple

Huh? So Award Advocates is trafficking in...

Huh?

So Award Advocates is trafficking in points? :confused:

By getting themselves "added as a permitted user"?
I suppose that's fine if your spouse works there - and isn't already a...
Jan 10, 20, 8:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By GeezerCouple

We spent a quick overnight there about a month...

We spent a quick overnight there about a month ago (and not impressed, but the convenience was the thing).

I do not remember any direct entry to the airport. Access was through a covered walk-way,...
Forum: Travel Tools
Jan 10, 20, 8:23 pm
Replies: 742
Views: 492,038
Posted By GeezerCouple

No idea about Award Advocate, but we've been...

No idea about Award Advocate, but we've been using Jasper2009 for several years now (and many trips) since we found him here on FT.
He tends to respond very promptly, and especially if there is...
Jan 5, 20, 6:16 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,975
Posted By GeezerCouple

:D GC

:D

GC
Jan 5, 20, 4:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,975
Posted By GeezerCouple

We stayed at the Regal in mid-December, for just...

We stayed at the Regal in mid-December, for just this reason. We had no idea what we'd find, and also only had a short overnight stay between flights. The convenience was definitely the right choice....
Forum: Japan
Jan 5, 20, 3:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,712
Posted By GeezerCouple

I just posted on another thread ...

I just posted on another thread

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/japan/2002011-hakone-1-2-nights.html

our experience with 2 nights at Gora Hanaougi about 2.5 years ago. It was amazing.

And...
Forum: Japan
Jan 5, 20, 3:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By GeezerCouple

We stayed at Gora Hanaougi for two nights about...

We stayed at Gora Hanaougi for two nights about 2.5 years ago, and it was phenomenal.

i'm a fussy eater, so we were a bit worried about the elaborate and in some cases "unusual" (for someone from...
Dec 11, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By GeezerCouple

UPDATE:

Brief update: We were, as expected, not able to check bags through from Virgin Australia to CX.

However, we exited into the main terminal after claiming our checked bags, and went directly to CX,...
Dec 9, 19, 8:11 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,750
Posted By GeezerCouple

What country are you in? Travel insurance can...

What country are you in?
Travel insurance can be *very* different from country to country. (And in the USA, there can be smaller differences within the ostensibly same policy from one state to...
Dec 9, 19, 3:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By GeezerCouple

Separate tickets (both are from different awards...

Separate tickets (both are from different awards programs); I was afraid of that.

Can we check the bags [very] early (again, less than 24 hours) at CX before we head to the Regal? That might be...
Dec 9, 19, 2:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By GeezerCouple

Check bags through HKG from Virgin Australia to CX?

Tomorrow we are flying out of Sydney on Virgin Australia (J) to HKG, connecting the next day (less than 24 hours, thank goodness) with CX (F or J) out of HKG.

Will we be able to check our two...
Forum: Cruises
Dec 9, 19, 8:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,448
Posted By GeezerCouple

We just finished a cruise that stopped at the...

We just finished a cruise that stopped at the same port two weeks ago, and I'm not even sure if our cruise line offered this particular excursion. (We are curious and trying to find out.)

Here in...
Forum: Cruises
Dec 9, 19, 4:30 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By GeezerCouple

Here is some additional discussion of...

Here is some additional discussion of non-traditional cruising, which includes freighters.

https://boards.cruisecritic.com/forum/378-freighter-and-other-non-traditional-cruise-travel/

There are...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By GeezerCouple

White Island (NZ) volcano erupts

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12292240

There were apparently some tourists at the island (from cruise ship Ovation of the Seas, and perhaps others), and there are...
Dec 8, 19, 5:12 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 89,587
Posted By GeezerCouple

Having had an SSSS when returning from EDI to the...

Having had an SSSS when returning from EDI to the USA, I'm now wondering why it is called the "dreaded" SSSS?

It meant a few extra minutes at the gate, for an inspection of carry-ons.
DH didn't...
Dec 8, 19, 4:53 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 63,898
Posted By GeezerCouple

Does anyone have any recent details about F or J...

Does anyone have any recent details about F or J Gluten-Free meals on CX out of Hong Kong, to the USA?

Thanks.

GC
Dec 3, 19, 1:15 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 13,199
Posted By GeezerCouple

It was a few years ago, but I remember reading an...

It was a few years ago, but I remember reading an interview with a senior flight attendant about "how things had changed" over the years (perhaps especially helpful/interesting to those not old...
Dec 2, 19, 5:30 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 15,832
Posted By GeezerCouple

The specific problem most definitely *IS*...

The specific problem most definitely *IS* relevant.

What are your damages, and are there others who likely are similarly situated?
If not, or if you won't discuss the nature of the problem and...
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