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Dec 12, 19, 5:15 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 97,658
Posted By AnalogMan

On Oahu, I would choose the Residence Inn in...

On Oahu, I would choose the Residence Inn in Kapolei over the Courtyard on the North Shore. It takes a while to get most places from the North Shore, unless you are going to Polynesian Cultural...
Nov 25, 19, 2:59 am
Replies: 281
Views: 97,299
Posted By AnalogMan

Replying just to let you know inventory wasn't...

Replying just to let you know inventory wasn't the problem - it was visible on United, but bookings didn't go through. The upgrade tool was broken on United's end and wasn't fixed until about a...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 9, 19, 11:23 am
Replies: 155
Views: 101,688
Posted By AnalogMan

Yes, IIRC only highest two Economy fare class and...

Yes, IIRC only highest two Economy fare class and highest Elite fare class are eligible for SAUG. If you are definitely going to get the upgrade then there isn't much point in booking Elite. You...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 7, 19, 2:39 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 101,688
Posted By AnalogMan

Forgot to mention, you have to have BR miles to...

Forgot to mention, you have to have BR miles to upgrade with EVA directly. If you have only UA miles, you have to use a Star Alliance upgrade. You also have to do it through UA (you can't tell EVA...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 7, 19, 2:37 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 101,688
Posted By AnalogMan

Using UA miles to upgrade on BR costs the same...

Using UA miles to upgrade on BR costs the same number of miles whether you are starting in Economy or Elite (Premium Economy), I think it is 25k UA miles.

On BR's web site, they have multiple fare...
Jul 28, 19, 1:54 am
Replies: 266
Views: 59,948
Posted By AnalogMan

We usually stay for 7 nights as that is the...

We usually stay for 7 nights as that is the standard stay length for a timeshare owner, and it's not too long. It generally feels too short, so we are considering doing two weeks next time.

Going...
Forum: Star Alliance
Jul 21, 19, 1:31 am
Replies: 155
Views: 101,688
Posted By AnalogMan

I pretty much book all* my EVA flights on EVA's...

I pretty much book all* my EVA flights on EVA's web site. To upgrade, you need to book higher fare classes, and I don't know how easy it is on United's website (i.e. don't know if fare class search...
Jul 18, 19, 12:35 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 97,658
Posted By AnalogMan

As an owner at Ko Olina Beach Club on Oahu, I am...

As an owner at Ko Olina Beach Club on Oahu, I am partial to the property. I don't know if you can drop your kid off at the kids club, but there is a paid baby sitting service (we have never used it,...
Apr 24, 19, 7:00 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 97,299
Posted By AnalogMan

Thank you. My trip must have straddled the...

Thank you. My trip must have straddled the transition to when it was broken then.
Apr 23, 19, 7:13 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 97,299
Posted By AnalogMan

How long has this been broken? I was able to...

How long has this been broken? I was able to request an upgrade as recently as April 8th (that's the date of request, not date of flight). I suppose I should be thankful I got one upgrade at all.
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Apr 19, 19, 6:53 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 97,299
Posted By AnalogMan

Encountered an unexpected problem earlier this...

Encountered an unexpected problem earlier this month. I bought B-fare economy class to be able to upgrade and was able to upgrade outbound (SFO-TPE). However, on the return flight (TPE-SFO),...
Apr 5, 19, 11:04 am
Replies: 462
Views: 97,658
Posted By AnalogMan

You are right, Ka'u coffee is very nice indeed! ...

You are right, Ka'u coffee is very nice indeed! I thought the lava flow destroyed the crops and there isn't expected to be any Ka'u coffee for another year or two?
Apr 4, 19, 5:18 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 97,658
Posted By AnalogMan

Hawaii is a pretty great destination, so hard to...

Hawaii is a pretty great destination, so hard to go wrong. Big Island is a good choice, and there is a lot to see and do (Kona coffee, Volcanos National Park, Mauna Kea observatories, I think a...
Mar 28, 19, 6:06 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 97,658
Posted By AnalogMan

Kauai has a lot going for it as an Hawaiian...

Kauai has a lot going for it as an Hawaiian Island, but with St. Regis Princeville out, not sure Marriott properties are spectacular. I haven't been to the Sheraton (stayed at the Hyatt on Poipu...
Nov 28, 18, 6:53 pm
Replies: 281
Views: 97,299
Posted By AnalogMan

Last week, I was able to book a last minute (25...

Last week, I was able to book a last minute (25 hours before departure) Royal Laurel ticket SFO-TPE on United.com. United.com showed saver award available, I booked it and paid the 80.60 fee. About...
Oct 12, 18, 11:17 am
Replies: 266
Views: 59,948
Posted By AnalogMan

Confirming what Horace posted. The 2-bedroom...

Confirming what Horace posted. The 2-bedroom units are all fundamentally the same, with slight variations. The walk in shower is part of the 1-bedroom (master bedroom) suite. All units have a door...
Mar 16, 18, 12:24 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 59,948
Posted By AnalogMan

First, congratulations on the upcoming child! ...

First, congratulations on the upcoming child!
KOBC (and I am an owner at KOBC) doesn't quite strike me as the place for a last (or one of few last) trips before having kids - it is great for kids...
Feb 1, 18, 7:31 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,891
Posted By AnalogMan

Thank you for alerting us to the availability of...

Thank you for alerting us to the availability of the Long Hauler strap. It looks a lot like the Tom Bihn Absolute Strap and the OpTech S.O.S strap. Both Red Oxx and Tom Bihn have nicer hardware...
Forum: Asia
Jan 10, 18, 7:34 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 94,237
Posted By AnalogMan

I have never used Klook before, just looked at...

I have never used Klook before, just looked at their web site yesterday for the first time, so I hope I am not wrong (fairly confident I am correct). As far as I can tell, Klook is a travel agent...
Forum: Asia
Jan 10, 18, 1:09 am
Replies: 132
Views: 94,237
Posted By AnalogMan

Klook's prices look pretty reasonable, and CHT is...

Klook's prices look pretty reasonable, and CHT is a good network, so would be a good option for people who arrive before the Telcos' own booths open. In Taiwan, the caller pays, so all incoming...
Oct 4, 17, 10:10 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,891
Posted By AnalogMan

New Aviators are available

Hi Everyone,
I just noticed Red Oxx has a new website, and the new Aviators are available. The XS size seems exactly the same as before, except with addition of a D-ring on each side length-wise. ...
Sep 5, 17, 12:42 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,891
Posted By AnalogMan

TheHerdsman86, welcome to FT! Can you please...

TheHerdsman86, welcome to FT!

Can you please confirm the release timeline of an Aviator refresh (with a different aspect ratio)? Is there any other detail you can share? The Aviator bag update...
Aug 22, 17, 7:19 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,083
Posted By AnalogMan

We use a Red Oxx Large Aviator (no longer...

We use a Red Oxx Large Aviator (no longer available on Red Oxx web site, perhaps still available to order by phone) as our souvenir bag. It is huge and very tough. It travels folded up in our...
Aug 22, 17, 7:04 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,891
Posted By AnalogMan

I think I would prefer the Optech strap as is. ...

I think I would prefer the Optech strap as is. The Red Oxx buckle weighs a bit more, and I don't see a practical durability advantage. The Optech bag comes with metal clip hardware that look a lot...
Aug 22, 17, 6:38 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 10,279
Posted By AnalogMan

Asian carriers commonly limit weight allowances...

Asian carriers commonly limit weight allowances for carry-ons. EVA allows 7kg or 15 pounds. I fly that airline enough that I have changed my carry-on to ditch the wheels. I think having a bag that...
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