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Sep 11, 19, 9:35 am
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Posted By fti

You are never stuck with your low bid. It is...

You are never stuck with your low bid. It is never final until they tell you the options to get you to your destination and you accept then.
Forum: Alaska
Aug 5, 19, 9:31 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,711
Posted By fti

I would enroll at Cruise Critic. Then you can...

I would enroll at Cruise Critic. Then you can post there. Look for the "roll call" for your ship and post there. Then others in pet on the same day will see your post and might want to join you.
Forum: Alaska
Mar 19, 19, 5:37 am
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By fti

Why did you decide on this itinerary? Usually the...

Why did you decide on this itinerary? Usually the best way to formulate an itinerary is to figure out what there is of interest to do somewhere then figure out how long it would take one to do those...
Forum: Alaska
Feb 21, 19, 8:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By fti

If you stay at the Backcountry Lodge or Kantishna...

If you stay at the Backcountry Lodge or Kantishna Roadhouse, they have activities for you there and near Wonder Lake. But they don't have permission to drive their vehicles back into the park past...
Forum: Alaska
Feb 21, 19, 5:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By fti

Late August and early September is my favorite...

Late August and early September is my favorite time in Denali. Skyline Lodge would be great - kind of the budget option in Kantishna. If you don't stay there then consider Camp Denali or North Face...
Feb 5, 19, 9:28 pm
Replies: 196
Views: 31,855
Posted By fti

Was in ANC lounge last night. No problem...

Was in ANC lounge last night. No problem getting. Very empty when I arrived. Got a bit more crowded by the time I left at 9pm but still not full. Glad that AS is still a part of PP.
Feb 5, 19, 9:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By fti

Correct. I could not make the change online but...

Correct. I could not make the change online but I could at the AA ticket counter.
Jan 31, 19, 1:00 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By fti

I did similar with a BA award ticket booked on AA...

I did similar with a BA award ticket booked on AA flights. The only way I could change the frequent flyer number was at the AA ticket counter at the airport. For me, it moved me up to an earlier...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 14, 19, 1:38 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,435
Posted By fti

Not that it would concern me even now, but when I...

Not that it would concern me even now, but when I did it there was no TSA, Global Entry or TSA PreCheck!
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 14, 19, 1:35 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 16,629
Posted By fti

Just another amazing trip report from Seat 2A. ...

Just another amazing trip report from Seat 2A.

Sorry it took me so long to visit this forum and find it. Like cricketer, I am far behind you in number of airlines flown. I am up to only 75...
Forum: Alaska
Nov 30, 18, 4:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By fti

Fortunately there have been no reports of death...

Fortunately there have been no reports of death or serious injury, just some severe property and infrastructure damage. It will take some time for some of the roads to be repaired.

The main...
Nov 22, 18, 8:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By fti

Earlier this year on an ANC-FAI flight, the...

Earlier this year on an ANC-FAI flight, the captain announced that those on the right side of the plane would see Denali. I was surprised and confused, since when flying north it has always been on...
Forum: Alaska
Oct 10, 18, 3:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By fti

Glad you were able to see the aurora. I have seen...

Glad you were able to see the aurora. I have seen them twice from campgrounds inside the park and just last month from a hotel near the entrance. Fortunately i walked far enough away from the hotel...
Forum: Alaska
Sep 11, 18, 9:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By fti

In my 20 years of following the Denali road...

In my 20 years of following the Denali road opening, the road into the park has never been delayed in opening on the dates they say - June 1 to Eielson and June 8 to Wonder Lake and Kantishna. There...
Aug 18, 18, 8:05 am
Replies: 1,893
Views: 731,823
Posted By fti

Yes that definitely happens. I was the...

Yes that definitely happens. I was the beneficiary of it once of not more.
Aug 12, 18, 3:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By fti

Hold Aircraft for Connecting Passengers?

I had an interesting experience yesterday, Saturday August 11, in Seattle. My SFO-SEA flight AS 1711 was 50 minutes late and I was connecting to AS99 SEA-
ANC. My flight landed at 7.14pm at D2 and...
Forum: Alaska
Jul 20, 18, 6:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By fti

I have T Mobile and voice mail works in Alaska...

I have T Mobile and voice mail works in Alaska when entering a password after dialing voice mail. There is also a "visual voicemail" app at least for Android thatworks great for missed calls. You can...
Forum: Alaska
Jul 20, 18, 6:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By fti

I think it has much more to do with introduction...

I think it has much more to do with introduction and success of CSR than anything else.
Jul 3, 18, 6:26 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,803
Posted By fti

This is exactly what the OP did. You are...

This is exactly what the OP did. You are contradicting yourself!
Forum: Alaska
May 11, 18, 9:05 am
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By fti

Great report. Thanks for sharing. Next time you...

Great report. Thanks for sharing. Next time you need to go further into Denali NP on the bus system. Great off trail hiking there not to mention superb scenery and a greater chance to see wildlife.
Apr 28, 18, 8:33 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,466
Posted By fti

Smile Bug 40-50 friends to get 10 to say yes, of which...

Bug 40-50 friends to get 10 to say yes, of which only 6 will be approved
Apr 26, 18, 3:46 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By fti

Paying for checked luggage in advance is usually...

Paying for checked luggage in advance is usually a bad idea. I know someone who paid upon check in, then her flight was canceled and she was rerouted on another airline. It was a major hassle for...
Apr 26, 18, 3:44 pm
Replies: 1,893
Views: 731,823
Posted By fti

Compensation was processed when they told me they...

Compensation was processed when they told me they needed me - at least 1 hour before flight departure and well before boarding started. No red coat was involved, just one of the two gate agents.
Apr 25, 18, 3:11 am
Replies: 1,893
Views: 731,823
Posted By fti

How new is the rule of not offering bumps until...

How new is the rule of not offering bumps until after the door closes? I was offered a bump last November before boarding even started. In fact I was first in line at the gate agent desk when they...
Forum: Alaska
Apr 25, 18, 3:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By fti

Soma good options mentioned above. Actually...

Soma good options mentioned above.

Actually there is more than one Blockbuster still left in Alaska/Anchorage.

One beautiful drive and unique opportunity is to do a guided walk on Matanuska...
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