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Aug 12, 13, 10:46 am
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Views: 1,584
Posted By cbob

Looks I asked my question just as the CIBC/TD...

Looks I asked my question just as the CIBC/TD issue reared its head so I guess I'll wait to see what shakes out. At the moment, AP says only CIBC and AMEX have AP Points cards and AMEX is no good to...
Aug 10, 13, 9:58 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,584
Posted By cbob

Canadian Bank VISA for Aeroplan?

I've been in "search mode" here for almost half an hour but don't seem to see anything posted in the past 3-4 months that addresses my question so please forgive if I missed an obvious thread.
There...
Mar 20, 13, 12:50 pm
Replies: 502
Views: 103,221
Posted By cbob

Thumbs down What disappoints me the most about "Air Canada...

What disappoints me the most about "Air Canada Altitude" is the delayed rollout.
Previously, when you qualified early in the year, you received instant recognition and Status for that year and that...
May 4, 10, 8:20 pm
Replies: 11,136
Views: 2,098,424
Posted By cbob

Not so. My previous NEXUS card expired this past...

Not so. My previous NEXUS card expired this past Mar 17 (not even close to my birthday). The new one expires in 5 years plus the few months to my birthday.

I was a very early (beta) CANPASS...
Apr 28, 10, 8:35 pm
Replies: 11,136
Views: 2,098,424
Posted By cbob

Update. Great service! Interview Apr 21. New...

Update.
Great service! Interview Apr 21. New Card in the mail today.

Something I was not aware of: although I'm renewing now (in April) for "5 years", the card states that it will expire on my...
Apr 23, 10, 11:33 pm
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Views: 2,098,424
Posted By cbob

I had my YVR interviews on Wednesday and had to...

I had my YVR interviews on Wednesday and had to wait 30 min. past the scheduled time. After that, everything went very quickly for me (a renewal) compared with others waiting "on the Group W bench"....
Forum: Argentina
Apr 14, 10, 11:28 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,179
Posted By cbob

Thumbs down I enjoy heading from Canada down to EZE on...

I enjoy heading from Canada down to EZE on Mileage Runs when the prices are right. A couple of trips and I'm within spitting distance of Elite.
Now I'm going to be looking hard at that $85US and...
Apr 14, 10, 11:11 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,363
Posted By cbob

Since I discovered this forum I've also...

Since I discovered this forum I've also discovered the thread about Bose headphones that describes a flurry of replaced QC2s after a recent Bose offer on the QC15. Looks now that what I believed to...
Apr 7, 10, 9:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,363
Posted By cbob

Thanks for the feedback! I didn't know about...

Thanks for the feedback!
I didn't know about the "travel technology" forum since I normally only hang out @ AC.

CB
Apr 6, 10, 1:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,363
Posted By cbob

Does Cabin Air Rot Headphones?

This will risk sounding like an ad for Bose so I'll start with the bad news. ;)
My original QC2 headphones were bought in 2004 and served me well for a couple of years of SE level travel, mostly on...
Mar 8, 10, 9:22 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 13,220
Posted By cbob

It's the old "if you don't like the service,...

It's the old "if you don't like the service, don't bother" pill.
This thread has been concentrating on the YVR-HNL "tourist" flights but these aircraft are also used on the YVR-VRA service and "Y"...
Feb 9, 10, 6:17 pm
Replies: 11,136
Views: 2,098,424
Posted By cbob

Yikes! :) Is this an option or can one still...

Yikes! :)
Is this an option or can one still renew @ YVR?
I'd hate to think I'll have to go to Blaine for a NEXUS renewal. Not at all handy for me.

CB
Jan 29, 10, 8:42 pm
Replies: 2,810
Views: 331,708
Posted By cbob

YVR-VRA return 60k points in J (missed 40k...

YVR-VRA return
60k points in J (missed 40k Economy by 1 day-my fault)

Canada Security 17.00
Carrier Admin SC ...
Jan 29, 10, 8:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By cbob

When I booked 763 flights in J on the YVR-VRA...

When I booked 763 flights in J on the YVR-VRA route, (AC1756/1757) I was told that it was "unlikely that the aircraft would be in the new layout" but also that "this could change".
Too bad because...
Jan 21, 10, 12:50 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 8,851
Posted By cbob

Thumbs up Mailed Jan 06, received Jan 19 - 2 weeks to the...

Mailed Jan 06, received Jan 19 - 2 weeks to the Wet Coast.
All certs included.
Looks like they are saving money by keeping last year's card/tag design/colours.

CB
Jan 17, 10, 8:27 pm
Replies: 1,400
Views: 157,148
Posted By cbob

I've looked through many of the pages here and...

I've looked through many of the pages here and don't see anything specific (ie. user experience) about AC flights over the USA into the Caribbean or points south. I'm especially concerned about the...
Jan 16, 10, 3:47 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 8,851
Posted By cbob

Guess "a few more days" was too optimistic. Jan...

Guess "a few more days" was too optimistic.
Jan 16 and nothing in the mail so far.

CB
Jan 9, 10, 8:41 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 8,851
Posted By cbob

Mine is almost identical. ^ I got my...

Mine is almost identical. ^
I got my notification of Elite status way back on November 18.
Benefit selection notice on December 17 so I completed it same day.
They say my package was mailed Jan...
Oct 1, 09, 1:27 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,833
Posted By cbob

Thumbs down Exactly my view! Why does AC always default me...

Exactly my view!
Why does AC always default me into bulkhead rows? :confused:
Why isn't there a "no bulkhead" preference?

I'll take the odd recliner if I can only have a pocket to stick my...
Aug 17, 09, 1:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By cbob

Unhappy With all the "30% increase for IKK and 2x" talk...

With all the "30% increase for IKK and 2x" talk here I had expected some increase in the number of miles required for some flights in November/December but was surprised that it's 100%, not 30%....
Jul 27, 09, 8:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By cbob

Thumbs up You didn't mention how many miles you actually...

You didn't mention how many miles you actually have, other than the 19k Status Miles. If you have a bunch of points, Elite Status means a better selection of reward travel options plus the...
Jul 13, 09, 8:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,218
Posted By cbob

I'll second this observation. Recently flew...

I'll second this observation. Recently flew "Business" AC to LHR and LH to PDX
and on comparison the AC "pods" were much more comfortable than the LH seats. The AC IFE is better (for me and I'm...
Jun 30, 09, 8:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By cbob

Also note that they won't let you "combine" the...

Also note that they won't let you "combine" the miles with any other discount such as a coupon or auto club discount.
If you have a lot of miles it's often better to take the discount than the 100...
Jun 14, 09, 8:37 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 5,214
Posted By cbob

Final update : Will wonders never cease? ...

Final update : Will wonders never cease?

Yes, that's right, after 15 weeks I finally got my refund.
Thanks Air Canada, you are really going all out to keep the customer happy. :D

Commander...
Jun 1, 09, 2:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By cbob

Thanks folks. It's as I feared. Knowing...

Thanks folks.

It's as I feared.

Knowing US airport inspections as i do, I'll be going through naked. :D

CB
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