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May 31, 18, 12:27 pm
Replies: 149
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Posted By LasVegasBuck

So by that logic, BA should have 29" pitch in...

So by that logic, BA should have 29" pitch in First and serve cheese sandwiches. red herring
May 31, 18, 10:57 am
Replies: 149
Views: 14,068
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Agree 100%, I get that disruptions happen but...

Agree 100%, I get that disruptions happen but reasonable alternatives must be engaged. Would it be acceptable in a similar supply disruption of cheese to use Velvetta or Cheese Whiz as an alternate?...
May 31, 18, 10:50 am
Replies: 149
Views: 14,068
Posted By LasVegasBuck

I would venture to say that more Champagne is...

I would venture to say that more Champagne is consumed in Las Vegas than any other US city with the possible exception of New York. Also when last I checked, BA is charging $14,000 USD for First...
May 30, 18, 1:22 pm
Replies: 149
Views: 14,068
Posted By LasVegasBuck

I will say this, If they don't have LPGS in First...

I will say this, If they don't have LPGS in First on our flight tomorrow from LAS to LHR or a comparable alternative (Henriot is not comparable, Bolly Grand Annee, Dom, Krug, CH Rare are comparable),...
May 30, 18, 12:07 pm
Replies: 149
Views: 14,068
Posted By LasVegasBuck

My wife and I are going to be at the CCR for 5...

My wife and I are going to be at the CCR for 5 hours on Friday afternoon and LPGS is a big reason to go to CCR, going to have problems if they don't have any! (This is slightly tic #firstworld...
May 2, 18, 7:43 pm
Replies: 715
Views: 183,329
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Chase BA travel together redemption question

I have the Chase BA Signature card and earned a Travel together voucher (2 for 1 using Avios) in Dec 2016 that I redeemed in July 2017 for travel in May/June 2018 on BA. I also have the Chase...
Aug 7, 17, 6:48 pm
Replies: 474
Views: 45,214
Posted By LasVegasBuck

VX Preferred Seats and Main Cabin Select (MCS) Upgrades Now Available for AS Elites

First time on VX with an Alaska ticket. I know that VX golds can upgrade to First w/in 24 hours of flight and silvers can upgrade w/in 12 hours, all others at T-6 hours.

What is the timeframe to...
Jul 12, 17, 5:01 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Thanks to everyone for your tips and insight, I...

Thanks to everyone for your tips and insight, I have 3 hours at SFO so I will likely just check them both out and see which I like better to spend the remaining time.
Jul 12, 17, 8:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By LasVegasBuck

GF Lounge in SFO

I am departing SFO this evening on the A380 to LHR and wanted to get some lounge advice. How does the GF rank vs other BA satellite lounges? I have heard that Cathay lounge has better food and...
Jul 12, 17, 8:09 am
Replies: 284
Views: 83,987
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Disappointing to hear of the downgrade or lack of...

Disappointing to hear of the downgrade or lack of available champagne that has been reported recently. I will be in the CCR at LHR tomorrow for several hours, anyone know what they have currently...
Jun 5, 17, 4:25 pm
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Views: 200,579
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Over the last year or so I have has some pretty...

Over the last year or so I have has some pretty bad meals in First, including some truly awful fish on the way to Maui in Feb (Overcooked and rubbery) where the sauce wasnt loaded or any salad...
Jun 1, 17, 8:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LasVegasBuck

That makes no sense, they are the ones who...

That makes no sense, they are the ones who determine what can be done online. If they determine that it can be done and you need to call to do it, why should we have to pay extra for it?
Jun 1, 17, 8:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Yes it's Chase, I have too many Mileage/ travel...

Yes it's Chase, I have too many Mileage/ travel Credit cards! Lol
Jun 1, 17, 7:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Yes, Chase has a Visa that gives a 2 4 1 if you...

Yes, Chase has a Visa that gives a 2 4 1 if you spend 30K in a year. The 2 4 1 must then be used within 24 months. IMO the only way these 2 4 1's make sence is in First due to the taxes, yet first...
Jun 1, 17, 7:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Much appreciated, hopefully they wont charge me...

Much appreciated, hopefully they wont charge me for assisted service
Jun 1, 17, 6:15 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By LasVegasBuck

BA 2 for 1 on Multi City w/Avios

Looking at using my 2 4 1 on a multi city in F from the US, but the BA site doesnt look to make that possible. Due to availability, may need to fly SFO to LHR-Paris then Paris-LHR to LAS or SEA. How...
May 5, 17, 12:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Need to leave from T3 as I'm with a friend who is...

Need to leave from T3 as I'm with a friend who is in First to another destination, I can use the First Lounge
May 4, 17, 11:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By LasVegasBuck

LHR-LUX is Immediate return to LHR possible?

I can return from LHR -SEA for 70k Alaska miles and $525+ or LUX to SEA connecting in LHR for 70 K and $240. (Same onward flights) I can use 4500 BA miles to fly from LHR to LUX to position and save...
May 27, 16, 9:07 pm
Replies: 744
Views: 78,986
Posted By LasVegasBuck

OK now its getting silly, missed for the first...

OK now its getting silly, missed for the first time ever to/from Vegas. I never missed as an MVP years ago.

5/19/2016 SEA - LAS 75K 4 of 20+ (1 cleared)
5/22/2016 LAS - SEA 75K 3 of 16 (1 cleared)
May 27, 16, 9:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Avios Upgrade CW to F release

We have an upcoming flight from SEA to LHR in CW and I received an offer to upgrade both of us for $950 each which I will not do as it is much too high. I would however exchange 50,000 Avios to...
Apr 4, 16, 6:50 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 20,993
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Is that you Rainman? They don't even use that...

Is that you Rainman? They don't even use that plane anymore
Apr 4, 16, 9:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,340
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Been on Virgin twice and OP is correct, both...

Been on Virgin twice and OP is correct, both flights were my best domestic experiences. Love Alaska, but Virgin is the best in terms of flight experience and overall service level.

It goes without...
Apr 3, 16, 9:52 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By LasVegasBuck

That's crazy, went through several times last...

That's crazy, went through several times last year in maybe 15-20 min tops. Maybe they are giving too many people access.

Just signed up for the BA Chase, and will hopefully have the bonus Avios...
Apr 3, 16, 9:17 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By LasVegasBuck

Fantastic! We have a Club World flight SEA to LHR...

Fantastic! We have a Club World flight SEA to LHR booked in June so this is a very fortunate development. (Bought in Oct during the Club World $2015 sale) Maybe we can sneak into the Concorde Room on...
Mar 10, 16, 11:09 am
Replies: 744
Views: 78,986
Posted By LasVegasBuck

On a cold streak as a new 75K this year, 1 for...

On a cold streak as a new 75K this year, 1 for the past 4 on trancons.

1/10/16 EWR - SEA MVPG 75K 7 of 50+ (2 cleared)
2/06/16 SEA - MCO MVPG 75K 3 of 40+ cleared t-6 hours (4 cleared)
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