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Dec 18, 19, 9:27 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,801
Posted By Ted S

Behind a hotel during the rebooking and a meal...

Behind a hotel during the rebooking and a meal voucher, AS sent me a $200 credit for the diversion / delay (system generated, I have not followed up with them beyond one of the original tweets).
Aug 12, 19, 9:30 pm
Replies: 2,513
Views: 904,400
Posted By Ted S

Called in planning to cancel my platinum personal...

Called in planning to cancel my platinum personal card, got countered with the $500 statement credit or 50k points other have had. No spend requirement. 8-10 week post time given.

This was my...
Oct 14, 15, 3:13 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 9,802
Posted By Ted S

I've been poking around with GRU fares this week...

I've been poking around with GRU fares this week and figured FT would have some ideas to maximize... this is beyond my ability to sit in one place but playing with it I see lots of options for...
Oct 28, 14, 1:24 pm
Replies: 1,379
Views: 148,433
Posted By Ted S

It really depends on your routes. When I was...

It really depends on your routes.

When I was on UA (now a while back), I cleared more at a platinum equivalent level that I can earn stickers for now. Of course that's just one factor in who I fly...
Oct 28, 14, 11:29 am
Replies: 1,379
Views: 148,433
Posted By Ted S

Switching UA to AA this was a downgrade for me as...

Switching UA to AA this was a downgrade for me as well. Sure, I was fighting in a long line as a mid-tier elite but cleared an awful lot of the time, well, on some routes -- it was more than AA's...
Oct 28, 14, 10:43 am
Replies: 1,379
Views: 148,433
Posted By Ted S

Right, you'll have 16 more upgrade certs for AA...

Right, you'll have 16 more upgrade certs for AA flights (and I bet "both" when the booking systems combine) and 80,000 more miles (@ the 100% bonus).



And unlimited domestic upgrade...
Oct 20, 14, 8:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By Ted S

Get this all the time these days. If I find an...

Get this all the time these days. If I find an empty seat, phone reservations will move it but that's a pain so usually just end up stuck waiting for the airport kiosk.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 20, 14, 8:02 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,195
Posted By Ted S

Few things in travel annoy me more than this. I...

Few things in travel annoy me more than this. I realize the odds of an incident are remote on their own and the odds of one where the door actually matters are nearly zero but if it happens, sort of...
Oct 6, 14, 2:35 pm
Replies: 841
Views: 417,859
Posted By Ted S

Ended up in 19D on LHR -> LAX last week and, for...

Ended up in 19D on LHR -> LAX last week and, for someone 6'2", it was a superb experience (for Y)... Plenty of room to stretch out plus the perk of being able to recline or not without any impact or...
Sep 18, 14, 8:11 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 43,021
Posted By Ted S

Code share through AA, didn't want middle and...

Code share through AA, didn't want middle and like many others, can't change my details online (hack from another thread: qantas shows your current seat).

Calling was extremely easy... maybe 3...
Sep 18, 14, 7:11 pm
Replies: 841
Views: 417,859
Posted By Ted S

Booked on a fairly last minute trip for my first...

Booked on a fairly last minute trip for my first 77W and MCE is completely full a/w (Gold so wasn't shooting for an upgrade anyways). 31 row exit's are also full / not currently available to me.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 7, 12, 2:49 am
Replies: 127
Views: 14,315
Posted By Ted S

As a frequent rock climber I wish it was so...

As a frequent rock climber I wish it was so simple as clean feet. Time is the enemy of shoe odor.

And for the record, I put my feet up on the bulkhead. Not high and never barefoot anywhere on a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 23, 12, 12:54 am
Replies: 82
Views: 11,208
Posted By Ted S

What a great post although I'll admit I havent...

What a great post although I'll admit I havent read every post so hopefully you're still taking input :D

There's a video out on YouTube about a guy who did something like this and while you want...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 23, 12, 12:44 am
Replies: 66
Views: 26,203
Posted By Ted S

Interesting post. I tend to like socializing more...

Interesting post. I tend to like socializing more than the day but there's certainly a line -- I draw it at getting my workout in and productivity time [let's face it, most off a show or business...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 23, 12, 12:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,708
Posted By Ted S

Most of my client work is location agnostic...

Most of my client work is location agnostic [social / digital / marketing strategy] with occasional meetups at common events, a request to visit their HQ to deliver a strategy in person or my...
Jan 18, 12, 5:19 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ted S

Looks like a $0.03 CPM which beats most anything...

Looks like a $0.03 CPM which beats most anything else I've seen out of LAX this month.

Throw in the DTW-ITO and the CPM rises but you can get get a lot of miles in on one trip.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 11, 2:23 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,677
Posted By Ted S

You can see the proof in many of the world's top...

You can see the proof in many of the world's top brands. It's not necessarily about being premium as much as projecting value and removing this nickle & dime fee structure that has grown to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 14, 11, 7:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,244
Posted By Ted S

Just a thought but if the cabin is truly empty...

Just a thought but if the cabin is truly empty there's no reason for the airline to allow a few non-revs in [i.e. miles or certs] in and thus have to staff / cater it. Granted I'd take F with C...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 14, 11, 7:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ted S

IROPS and / or Baggage fees depending on your...

IROPS and / or Baggage fees depending on your travel and job.

If you're important enough [to your company] to get flow around the country very frequently as many people here are chances are you're...
Dec 13, 11, 8:21 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 24,228
Posted By Ted S

When a refund is issued to a card it's up to the...

When a refund is issued to a card it's up to the originating bank to process it through. For credit cards this tends to happen very fast [same day] but for debit cards with a credit feature it can...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 4, 11, 11:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By Ted S

Perhaps it's because I mostly stay in major...

Perhaps it's because I mostly stay in major cities where you pay for parking everywhere but I'm more forgiving on these fees [provided that they are below "open lot" rates] than things like internet...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 2, 11, 3:21 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 38,842
Posted By Ted S

Lucky numbers... I got the exact same size check...

Lucky numbers... I got the exact same size check but on different travel day. Guess their formula groups people into buckets for value.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 29, 11, 1:15 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By Ted S

The rule is that everything must matched and that...

The rule is that everything must matched and that can be enforced at any point from airport security to the airline to customs. However, the rule and reality differ...

It's not unheard of for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 23, 11, 9:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Ted S

Generally the issue with electronics is more...

Generally the issue with electronics is more going out of the US so South America where high duty / import fees drive up prices. In these cases you will see careful screening of people with numerous...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 20, 11, 3:10 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 10,379
Posted By Ted S

When someone asks politely, or is struggling and...

When someone asks politely, or is struggling and clearly needs help, I help. Even if the person is being mildly annoying or overly assuming it's still going to make things faster for entire plane...
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