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May 26, 20, 11:31 am
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Posted By rickg523

Immunity passports sound pie-in-the-sky. But I...

Immunity passports sound pie-in-the-sky. But I could see a revival of those old yellow WHO vaccination booklets that we had to carry with us when traveling outside of North America, certifying...
May 22, 20, 11:57 am
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By rickg523

That makes it a refunded ticket, regardless of...

That makes it a refunded ticket, regardless of sales category. And that's fine. But then why sell a category that you're not going to enforce? Btw, is the accommodation the passengers' choice or the...
May 22, 20, 11:32 am
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By rickg523

The obvious ethical thing to do if you want to...

The obvious ethical thing to do if you want to presell tickets to a destination currently closed and highly doubtful to be opened on the arrival date is to only sell refundable tickets. Otherwise,...
May 18, 20, 1:13 pm
Replies: 5,357
Views: 680,828
Posted By rickg523

I have only one caution for a rush to approval...

I have only one caution for a rush to approval that looks like it's in the works - and apparently for patronage reasons.
That word is thalidomide.
THE THALIDOMIDE TRAGEDY: LESSONS FOR DRUG SAFETY...
May 16, 20, 12:41 pm
Replies: 803
Views: 69,965
Posted By rickg523

The one you're most comfortable with. Remember,...

The one you're most comfortable with. Remember, if you're not symptomatically sick (in which case, please don't fly at all), the idea is to try and keep the virus - if you have it - from leaving your...
May 15, 20, 4:43 pm
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Views: 69,965
Posted By rickg523

Any idea of the efficacy of layng the mask in...

Any idea of the efficacy of layng the mask in direct sunlight after use?
Use being 20-40 minutes average in-store shopping trips.
​​​​​​I'm using S3 masks (bought about a year ago as part of my...
May 11, 20, 7:29 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 262,875
Posted By rickg523

I have heard anecdotally that bookings through...

I have heard anecdotally that bookings through IAP online instead of by phone, while avoiding the $39 transaction fee, do not receive the same level of service.
May 11, 20, 1:48 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 262,875
Posted By rickg523

And yet, I booked $14K worth of tickets through...

And yet, I booked $14K worth of tickets through Amex IAP (saved me 2 grand over booking direct) and not only was I fully refunded, Amex called me - on the phone by a dedicated agent - to inform me of...
May 6, 20, 11:19 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By rickg523

But if the bats were source of the infection and...

But if the bats were source of the infection and wet markets were butchering bats (with the inevitable blood spray), how can we know it was the lab and not the markets which was the initial infection...
May 2, 20, 9:25 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By rickg523

I'm at a loss why TSA officers aren't wearing...

I'm at a loss why TSA officers aren't wearing masks regardless of regulation.
May 1, 20, 12:48 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 13,116
Posted By rickg523

I don't think you are, but chasing status for the...

I don't think you are, but chasing status for the sake of chasing status (in other words, taking more expensive flights or complex routing to collect points and/or qualify for higher status tiers)...
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Views: 96,239
Posted By rickg523

Update on my circumstance: TL;dr - I'm as happy...

Update on my circumstance:
TL;dr - I'm as happy as I can be, barring being able to travel.
​​​​​​AF cancelled the flight (SFO-(CDG)- LIS r/t) yesterday, contacted AMEX directly, and I received a...
Forum: Japan
Apr 23, 20, 2:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By rickg523

(disregard)

(disregard)
Apr 23, 20, 11:45 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,558
Posted By rickg523

Hopefully, coronavirus has sucked the air out of...

Hopefully, coronavirus has sucked the air out of this useless but interminable argument...:)
Apr 23, 20, 11:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By rickg523

Was this the Amex Premium Rental Car Protection? ...

Was this the Amex Premium Rental Car Protection?
This is the one you have to sign up for specifically and which incurs a $18 charge when you use the Amex Platinum card to pay for the rental. They...
Apr 22, 20, 5:05 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 262,875
Posted By rickg523

All three of these are generally true, but...

All three of these are generally true, but subject to exceptions.
I accept price changes as a part of the landscape. As long as I'm getting the full amount I paid as a credit, the fact is if I'm...
Apr 22, 20, 12:20 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 262,875
Posted By rickg523

Thanks. As I suspected. Just to be clear, I want...

Thanks. As I suspected. Just to be clear, I want to use the voucher/credit, and, if they're still flying the route, I'll certainly simply rebook.
Stay safe everyone.
Apr 22, 20, 12:13 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 262,875
Posted By rickg523

AC cancelled my flights and I accepted the...

AC cancelled my flights and I accepted the voucher, because the flight is positioning for a rail trip that's also been vouchered (good thru 2022).
But it has occurred to me that the route may be...
Apr 17, 20, 12:11 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By rickg523

I'm guessing this is a function of the "who...

I'm guessing this is a function of the "who cancels first" game. On the app, the flight status calendar only goes 7 days out. So unless they want to, I'm assuming it won't be until then that the...
Apr 17, 20, 10:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By rickg523

I checked this morning for the flights in early...

I checked this morning for the flights in early June (SFO-LIS via CDG) I've had booked since late 2019 in the booking engine.
​​​​​​They're still selling tickets (Only 2 seats Left!).
I'm not...
Apr 15, 20, 11:18 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,847
Posted By rickg523

One word - convenience. It's there, simple to...

One word - convenience. It's there, simple to install, and syncs well with multiple Android devices. So my desktop, laptop, phone and TV are in many ways a unified device.
OTOH, convenience often...
Apr 11, 20, 3:03 pm
Replies: 5,357
Views: 680,828
Posted By rickg523

I've seen numerous articles laudatory of...

I've seen numerous articles laudatory of Californian's efforts and results.
Apr 11, 20, 2:48 pm
Replies: 5,357
Views: 680,828
Posted By rickg523

I don't watch television news, so I don't know...

I don't watch television news, so I don't know what they're doing. But I'm guessing you're media hype/bad-news-is-what-the-public-wants accusation has some merit there. It's why I stopped watching tv...
Apr 11, 20, 12:21 pm
Replies: 5,357
Views: 680,828
Posted By rickg523

Excellent points (as in your previous post). I...

Excellent points (as in your previous post).
I don't really see resumption of normal economic activity until people feel this virus is no more dangerous than the now infamous benchmark of the...
Replies: 424
Views: 54,391
Posted By rickg523

Ah... KL. Yep, I'm planning to wait until the...

Ah... KL.
Yep, I'm planning to wait until the flight's are cancelled to contact AMEX. Though I'm still wondering whether AF is sending emails.
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