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Jul 7, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,964
Posted By travellingjake

Very similar to my experience with Virgin. Me and...

Very similar to my experience with Virgin. Me and the other half upgraded from Y to J, upper deck on the 747 from MAN-MCO after an equipment change. We didnít dance around until out of sight of...
Jun 24, 19, 12:39 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 16,298
Posted By travellingjake

Other airlines provide exactly that though. BA...

Other airlines provide exactly that though. BA doesnít which makes them look like cheap.
Jun 21, 19, 12:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By travellingjake

On my recent flight from Manchester to Madrid,...

On my recent flight from Manchester to Madrid, Iberia cut off part of my mums name on the boarding pass! It was complete on the booking. Called IB and they said it would be fine. It was.

Oddly,...
Jun 20, 19, 2:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By travellingjake

I agree with Tim_T, fly out of LHR for the better...

I agree with Tim_T, fly out of LHR for the better aircraft and clubhouse and back to MAN when you’re likely to sleep most of the flight.
Jun 20, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 16,298
Posted By travellingjake

This is similar to my flight from Lima last week....

This is similar to my flight from Lima last week. First ever BA flight. I knew it’d be the old WTP cabin so my expectations were low. And rightly so.

The attempt at a “premium” cabin is pathetic....
Jun 10, 19, 9:28 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By travellingjake

Thanks, that kind of makes sense but considering...

Thanks, that kind of makes sense but considering that neither my partner, mum or I have status and this is the first time any of us have flown with BA, itís not clear why we're being given different...
Jun 10, 19, 5:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By travellingjake

Available seats donít match?

Iíve got a BA flight booked through Iberia and when I try and book a seat, thereís no available seats on the seat map. Itís the same via MMB on Iberia, BA websites and BA app.

My partner and...
Jun 4, 19, 3:29 am
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By travellingjake

Just to update this thread. Not offered an...

Just to update this thread.

Not offered an upgrade during OLCI. Asked at airport check-in, sent to ticket sales but as on award ticket, told upgrade not possible and would need to buy a new...
Jun 4, 19, 3:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,860
Posted By travellingjake

Just checked in for MAD to LIM on an award ticket...

Just checked in for MAD to LIM on an award ticket in Premium Economy and told not possible to upgrade to business. Would have to buy a new ticket at Ä3000.

I didnít bother!
May 11, 19, 7:10 am
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By travellingjake

I’m also interested to know if you can upgrade a...

I’m also interested to know if you can upgrade a premium economy reward ticket to business class with cash.

My original booking was in economy and then reward seats in premium opened up so I...
Apr 19, 19, 10:01 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By travellingjake

I would pay the fee and follow the official...

I would pay the fee and follow the official complaints process to try and claim a refund, escalate the complaint higher and higher until you get a definitive “no” or someone forgiving.
Feb 27, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By travellingjake

As Travelling Inspector says, checking in online...

As Travelling Inspector says, checking in online gives an indication to the airline that you intend to travel and may be less likely to be be bumped off.

When checking in online for overbooked...
Feb 22, 19, 1:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By travellingjake

May 2020 isnít on sale yet, you can book that far...

May 2020 isnít on sale yet, you can book that far ahead with Virgin Holidays but not flight only. May 2020 wonít be on sale until June.
Feb 20, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By travellingjake

I did get 5 seats in PE for my trip to Florida in...

I did get 5 seats in PE for my trip to Florida in October last year. That was from/to Manchester. A quick look on rewardflightfinder shows loads of dates this year with 6 seats in PE and 2 dates with...
Feb 20, 19, 12:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By travellingjake

I’ve done this exact connection and spent the...

I’ve done this exact connection and spent the time in the J lounge. Managed to nab a sleeping pod and rested for a few hours before having a snack and setting off to TYO. The lounge was very quiet...
Feb 10, 19, 6:25 am
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By travellingjake

Sorry to read about your situation. It’s...

Sorry to read about your situation.

It’s usually the lead passenger that can change the booking, if you made the booking it should only be you that can change it.
Feb 3, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,088
Posted By travellingjake

Thats what I was thinking. Suppose you could buy...

Thats what I was thinking. Suppose you could buy something for £10k, get the 2-4-1 voucher and then send the expensive item back for a refund!
Feb 1, 19, 12:58 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By travellingjake

Definitely full recline. my fave seats in...

Definitely full recline. my fave seats in premium, full recline without guilt and I don’t find it uncomfortable if the seat in front of me reclines.
Replies: 68
Views: 16,487
Posted By travellingjake

IC Le Grand Paris Which room did you book...

IC Le Grand Paris

Which room did you book and which upgrade did you receive?

Booked club room, upgraded to executive as shown in the app about 6 days before arrival. On arrival, upgraded to a...
Jan 25, 19, 2:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By travellingjake

As above but Iíd also allow plenty of time at...

As above but Iíd also allow plenty of time at Delhi Airport for your connection, the lines donít move very quickly!
Jan 13, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By travellingjake

Thats what I thought which is why i was wondering...

Thats what I thought which is why i was wondering if thereís still the possibility of upgrading with cash through auction or during check-in?
Jan 13, 19, 4:10 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By travellingjake

I assume change of class requires cancellation...

I assume change of class requires cancellation and rebooking too and, therefore, inadvisable on a 9k reward booking?

Is the upgrade auction available on reward bookings or only cash bookings? Ive...
Jan 10, 19, 2:40 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,640
Posted By travellingjake

Looks like the talks between VS and BE are...

Looks like the talks between VS and BE are hotting up

https://news.sky.com/story/virgin-and-stobart-take-off-with-flybe-in-cut-price-deal-11604069

Quite an interesting development really. I...
Dec 27, 18, 3:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By travellingjake

VS have certainly hiked their fees in 2018. This...

VS have certainly hiked their fees in 2018. This time last year I booked PE redemption from MAN-MCO and the taxes were £330, they’re now £437. Some of that is exchange rate but the rest is going...
Dec 13, 18, 3:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By travellingjake

As above, a money transfer doesnít count towards...

As above, a money transfer doesnít count towards bonus point spend or earn anyother points.

Having said that, I find it really easy to earn points through the Virgin e-shops site and if you can...
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