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Sep 17, 14, 2:08 pm
Replies: 6,659
Views: 35,872
Posted By timstravel

Oh, I see, the fare is in units of weight not...

Oh, I see, the fare is in units of weight not pieces of eight. No wonder I couldn't come close.

Still can't get it below about 415 to the island though.
Jun 15, 14, 8:33 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By timstravel

It means there was likely jet fuel to be had in...

It means there was likely jet fuel to be had in BDA, albeit not at a price that the airline deemed acceptable.
Jun 12, 14, 2:29 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 96,735
Posted By timstravel

kids?

I am flying LAX-BNE-SYD in J. I *think* I'll have domestic lounge access in BNE based on the segment to Sydney, but it's unclear to me as to whether or not I'll be able to take the kids in with me....
May 13, 14, 10:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,483
Posted By timstravel

Interesting. My last one-way was looked over...

Interesting.

My last one-way was looked over at the destination with a fine-tooth comb.

Almost literally - they pulled out some sort of thin metal measuring device and measured the gap between...
Mar 7, 14, 11:14 am
Replies: 392
Views: 42,103
Posted By timstravel

Ah, but you forget about 1,000 mile segment...

Ah, but you forget about 1,000 mile segment minimums and triple-mileage bonus wars.

Good times indeed.
Feb 27, 14, 3:26 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 26,213
Posted By timstravel

It won't affect me at all, I've actively gone out...

It won't affect me at all, I've actively gone out of my way not to fly DL since the last round of "improvements" to their disloyalty program.
Oct 1, 13, 9:15 am
Replies: 5,339
Views: 740,215
Posted By timstravel

Finally burned 'em good

Since 2008 I've been looking to redeem my Pesos at a decent value. Just managed to book my family of 5 from East Coast to Oz. DL to LAX, VA across the water. The Mrs. and I in F/J, the kids will sit...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 25, 13, 8:03 pm
Replies: 308
Views: 44,852
Posted By timstravel

I'll vote for people who book window seats and...

I'll vote for people who book window seats and then lower the shades as soon as they sit down.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 4, 13, 6:42 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,422
Posted By timstravel

The passenger wasn't struck by lightning but just...

The passenger wasn't struck by lightning but just having the electrical current of the bolt passing through the skin of the plane a few inches away from her could have done a number on her pacemaker....
Jun 4, 13, 6:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,388
Posted By timstravel

May 22: one Volkswagen SUV-looking-thingy in the...

May 22: one Volkswagen SUV-looking-thingy in the Aisle. That was all. I think there were 5-6 large cars/SUVs in ES but didn't look too closely as I quickly headed to another rental company instead.
Jul 29, 12, 5:27 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 82,474
Posted By timstravel

Any news or developments?

I have had a long-standing dream to visit Australia. After a decade of waiting, the kids are finally old enough, I've saved up enough miles, and most importantly I had the vacation time lined up...
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Apr 25, 12, 5:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,508
Posted By timstravel

No-brainer. MD88 provides a much better ride than...

No-brainer. MD88 provides a much better ride than an A320, especially up front.

But please tell us how you managed to find an award ticket on DL.
Mar 31, 12, 6:14 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 5,740
Posted By timstravel

HYA status?

Since PWM and MHT have fallen, I have been driving down to LGA to catch my outbound flights. I'm thinking about HYA as an alternative, but I know they've recently built a spanking new terminal,...
Feb 3, 12, 11:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By timstravel

Dunno... I've tried 4 different e-mails and every...

Dunno... I've tried 4 different e-mails and every time was told "You are already participating in this program, your reward is [blank]." But I've never heard of agoda before today.

Closed the...
Nov 17, 11, 3:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By timstravel

You probably know that T&C are not inflexible, I...

You probably know that T&C are not inflexible, I want to know if anyone has had any success dealing with a particular situation...
Nov 17, 11, 3:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By timstravel

Refund if scopes installed?

Has anyone had success getting a non-refundable ticket refunded or changed without penalty after an announcement that the departure airport has been slated to have NoS installed before the trip? (On...
Oct 9, 11, 8:24 am
Replies: 61
Views: 5,907
Posted By timstravel

Wow. Infesting MHT and ALB will leave PWM as the...

Wow. Infesting MHT and ALB will leave PWM as the only available domestic departure airport within a 4-5 hour drive from Boston. :td:
Jul 24, 11, 9:02 am
Replies: 740
Views: 90,214
Posted By timstravel

While we are writing epitaphs, let me relate the...

While we are writing epitaphs, let me relate the most humorous experience I had with the coins over the past few years:

Last year, I'm returning from a long vacation with a dozen or so rolls in...
Jul 24, 11, 8:23 am
Replies: 740
Views: 90,214
Posted By timstravel

I beg to differ in part as I haven't really...

I beg to differ in part as I haven't really carried paper money for over a year now. All my purchasing needs were covered by either the cards in my wallet or the $1 coins in my pocket.

I am sad to...
Jun 12, 11, 4:29 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,730
Posted By timstravel

It shouldn't have needed the tail to recover, the...

It shouldn't have needed the tail to recover, the CP was aft of the CG was it not? I still can't understand how 40 degrees AOA was maintained, even with the pilots pulling on the stick and the HS...
Replies: 1,382
Views: 545,559
Posted By timstravel

Anyone been through the UA C/P in BOS lately? Top...

Anyone been through the UA C/P in BOS lately? Top of this thread still says possible SDOO by staying to the left, but TSA status has 5/3 report that indicates everyone sent through the NoS. Normally...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Apr 23, 11, 7:34 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By timstravel

I don't. I despise my miles. They sit there in my...

I don't. I despise my miles. They sit there in my accounts month after month, taunting me, daring me to try to use them. They keep growing in number as I accumulate them, in futile pursuit of a dream...
Oct 26, 10, 7:06 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,313
Posted By timstravel

I guess it's just too bad that moved out of ATL...

I guess it's just too bad that moved out of ATL 20 years ago :rolleyes:

Guess I should have stayed so I could actually use my...
Sep 11, 10, 11:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,589
Posted By timstravel

You could squeeze a few more miles out of it by...

You could squeeze a few more miles out of it by getting to DTW on the 16th via CVG (6355/6298).

Then I played around with adding on a FD to YYZ, ended up with the following via the big O:

Total...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Sep 1, 10, 7:27 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 16,514
Posted By timstravel

What about their low price guarantee?

Is their price match guarantee (http://www.skymall.com/shopping/pricepolicy.htm) worth anything?



Might be a way to get the stuff at something approaching actual street price, if they actually...
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