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Mar 27, 20, 10:14 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 13,324
Posted By swingaling

They cancelled the flight. The reason doesnít...

They cancelled the flight. The reason doesnít matter. They owe OP alternate transportation or a refund. Full stop.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 20, 20, 9:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,945
Posted By swingaling

Instead of being selfish and irresponsible,...

Instead of being selfish and irresponsible, perhaps it would be best to stay home.
Feb 10, 20, 7:26 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,157
Posted By swingaling

We always fly to EGE these days, never DEN. ...

We always fly to EGE these days, never DEN. Agree with what everyone else has said.

Additionally, closures of Vail Pass and Eisenhower Tunnel can cause big problems for rental car operators at...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 12, 20, 7:17 am
Replies: 128
Views: 23,600
Posted By swingaling

5-6 hours or so. Similar to my limit for driving.

5-6 hours or so. Similar to my limit for driving.
Jan 1, 20, 10:33 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,719
Posted By swingaling

Sure, there are some outliers, but it doesn't...

Sure, there are some outliers, but it doesn't really change the calculus substantially. Most states (roughly 43) operate in the manner I describe.

As you mentioned, NY is one of seven states...
Jan 1, 20, 7:58 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,719
Posted By swingaling

Note: Iím not a lawyer, and the following is not...

Note: Iím not a lawyer, and the following is not legal advice.

Rental cars are always insured, whether or not the renter has their own coverage or buys/declines the cover from the rental agency. ...
Dec 27, 19, 8:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By swingaling

I wouldnít risk this itinerary. Your DL flight...

I wouldnít risk this itinerary. Your DL flight arrives in T1 and your IB flight departs T4. The terminals are not close to each other; youíll need to catch a shuttle between them. 3hr is really...
Dec 20, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 7,862
Posted By swingaling

I requalified a month ago. No EXP rank listed. ...

I requalified a month ago. No EXP rank listed. Iím sure my ranking is low.

I made it through with 105k EQM and 16k EQD. It would have been higher if OW actually flew to more places I went in...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 19, 19, 3:09 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 13,856
Posted By swingaling

No, never. You say you donít do it for...

No, never.

You say you donít do it for recognition, but then you start this thread...
Dec 18, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 180
Views: 32,306
Posted By swingaling

4 segments on AA metal. Everything else on...

4 segments on AA metal. Everything else on partners (BA, QR, CX and IB primarily).
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 18, 19, 9:14 am
Replies: 21
Views: 7,592
Posted By swingaling

Absolutely. We turned up before 6PM, so they...

Absolutely. We turned up before 6PM, so they weren't full yet. When we left, they were completely full and turning people away.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 18, 19, 5:55 am
Replies: 120
Views: 25,227
Posted By swingaling

You know that feeling you get when you see...

You know that feeling you get when you see something so cringeworthy that it makes you feel genuinely embarrassed for someone else? That super uncomfortable feeling. Thatís how Iíd feel if I were...
Dec 16, 19, 8:45 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 6,980
Posted By swingaling

So much unnecessary detail in the OP. My head...

So much unnecessary detail in the OP. My head hurts
Dec 15, 19, 6:56 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 13,244
Posted By swingaling

I got a suite upgrade from Manila Marriott last...

I got a suite upgrade from Manila Marriott last year and I donít have any status with Marriott. Admittedly, I only got upgraded for operational reasons (the hotel was very full and I checked in at...
Dec 10, 19, 7:28 am
Replies: 104
Views: 33,227
Posted By swingaling

This article in a nutshell.

This article in a nutshell.
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 8, 19, 6:12 am
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

I did no meaningful research on staying at Lake...

I did no meaningful research on staying at Lake Malawi, so I really canít tell you much about it. Bilharzia is certainly a concern, but it can be avoided if you donít go in the water. Iím more...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 5, 19, 11:31 am
Replies: 106
Views: 69,435
Posted By swingaling

Great report so far. Really looking forward to...

Great report so far. Really looking forward to the Arctic bit and a peek at the other Air North.

I can't believe how different the Batu Caves look from when I was there in January 2018. It looks...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 5, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

A lot of my choices were dictated by transport...

A lot of my choices were dictated by transport availability and minimizing time away from home. As such, I had to make certain compromises.

Basically just an in and out for Maseru. If you have...
Dec 4, 19, 7:19 am
Replies: 28
Views: 6,872
Posted By swingaling

AA members can already use AA miles to purchase...

AA members can already use AA miles to purchase upgrades on BA and IB. However to only the highest fare buckets for each cabin (B, Y, W, C, D, R, J) are upgradeable. I suspect itís not widely used....
Dec 3, 19, 3:26 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 32,306
Posted By swingaling

Just finished my 2019 travel. Only 4 flights on...

Just finished my 2019 travel. Only 4 flights on AA metal this year.
...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 2, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

LATAM Airlines Business Class: Sao Paulo - Boston

LATAM Airlines
Business Class
LA8164: GRU-BOS (Sao Paulo to Boston)
16 Nov 2019
Boeing 767-300ER
PT-MOD
Seat 3D
Departure: 11:20PM
Arrival: 8:00AM+1
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 2, 19, 2:21 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

I walked to the metro and made my way to Interlagos race track. It took about an hour, but the ride was totally fine. The only somewhat annoying thing that happened on the...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 2, 19, 1:58 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

Hotel ibis Sao Paulo Paulista

Hotel ibis Sao Paulo Paulista
Standard Room

I grabbed an Uber from the airport to the hotel and it took a little more than 30 minutes. I lucked out because I'd arrived on a national holiday, so...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 2, 19, 1:53 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

The waterfall is a 20 minute walk from the lodge,...

The waterfall is a 20 minute walk from the lodge, though it could be heard easily. I didn't see it because I didn't have time, though it wasn't dry.

Yes, that's the bridge you're thinking of.

...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 2, 19, 1:45 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 20,172
Posted By swingaling

LATAM Airlines Economy Class: Rio de Janeiro - Sao Paulo

LATAM Airlines
Economy Class
LA3578: GIG-GRU (Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo)
15 Nov 2019
Airbus A321
PT-MXB
Seat 2C
Departure: 9:10AM
Arrival: 10:25AM
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