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Sep 12, 19, 4:23 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,428
Posted By Stewie Mac

Wow - that really is impressive! I also got mine...

Wow - that really is impressive! I also got mine already, although a little later, sometime in July I think.
Forum: Africa
Sep 10, 19, 2:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Stewie Mac

Yes, USD cash or *some* booths also have credit...

Yes, USD cash or *some* booths also have credit card machines. Cash will be surer and normally quicker, but if you only have credit card (think only Visa and MC, no Amex or Diners) then they will...
Forum: Africa
Sep 6, 19, 2:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Stewie Mac

Definitely worth it/borderline essential across...

Definitely worth it/borderline essential across Africa... untorn, uncreased, must be 2009 series or later (and ideally 2013 or later). If you're changing money you generally get a slightly better...
Forum: Africa
Sep 4, 19, 3:53 am
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Stewie Mac

Not sure that it would speed up entry - at LUN...

Not sure that it would speed up entry - at LUN there's one desk for citizens, one desk for residents, one desk for SADC, one desk for diplomats and one desk for everyone else, either with visa...
Forum: Europe
Sep 2, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Stewie Mac

ordering taxi - Uber vs BiTaksi ?

I have used Uber before in IST, although I tend to just get taxis using the BiTaksi app if there are none to hail. Looking at the Uber app just now (checking approx prices from new airport) and see...
Aug 22, 19, 4:57 am
Replies: 4,010
Views: 447,461
Posted By Stewie Mac

Boarding zones as OWS

I've just checked in for my first QR flights in several years. My BA number is in the booking correctly and appears on the BP, but without any notice about the status. Iím also in zones 4 and 3 on...
Aug 14, 19, 4:38 am
Replies: 61
Views: 8,873
Posted By Stewie Mac

Go on c-w-s, give us some findings! If not here,...

Go on c-w-s, give us some findings! If not here, then post something in the UK&I destination forum (as although it's not really about UK&I destinations, I'd imagine that your research is most...
Forum: Europe
Aug 14, 19, 3:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Stewie Mac

ISTFlyer - are there plenty of taxis at the new...

ISTFlyer - are there plenty of taxis at the new airport? I recall someone (hfly?) talking about comparatively few taxis being licensed at the new airport compared to Ataturk, and that there might be...
Aug 14, 19, 3:13 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,323
Posted By Stewie Mac

Is that correct? I have been told in the past...

Is that correct? I have been told in the past that the exception for non-Comair routes is only applied in the domestic lounge, and that access to the international SLOW lounge is only for passengers...
Aug 13, 19, 2:24 am
Replies: 59
Views: 8,360
Posted By Stewie Mac

I respectfully disagree with that - if you have...

I respectfully disagree with that - if you have proof of onward travel, and can therefore demonstrate to ET that OSL is only a transit rather than a destination, they will let you on. Make sure that...
Aug 12, 19, 9:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By Stewie Mac

How's the new terminal at Kotoka? And have a...

How's the new terminal at Kotoka? And have a Club for me...
Aug 12, 19, 7:36 am
Replies: 61
Views: 5,304
Posted By Stewie Mac

Yes - so best have £1000+ headspace on your...

Yes - so best have £1000+ headspace on your credit card, or use a charge card.


No idea. Never actually had to claim on it.
Aug 10, 19, 3:38 am
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Stewie Mac

Best car rental return for LHR t4

Donít normally hire cars from/to LHR, and very seldom use t4, but both things happening next week. Which company has the nearest/most convenient return location for getting to T4? Iím trying to...
Forum: Africa
Aug 10, 19, 3:11 am
Replies: 301
Views: 86,549
Posted By Stewie Mac

Is it still possible to pay for entry to the...

Is it still possible to pay for entry to the Pride lounge if connecting on KQ? Anyone know current cost? and what are my chances of getting a shower on a 05:00-07:40 transit?

thanks
Aug 9, 19, 7:04 am
Replies: 54
Views: 13,834
Posted By Stewie Mac

thanks remdk I'll set my expectations...

thanks remdk I'll set my expectations appropriately. And perhaps bring along an apology card for my seatmate on the next flight...
Aug 9, 19, 4:29 am
Replies: 54
Views: 13,834
Posted By Stewie Mac

thanks guys, very helpful. So wherever I arrive,...

thanks guys, very helpful. So wherever I arrive, I need to head for the main plaza for the lounges (look for the teddy bear, right?) and then it's onwards to the appropriate concourse for departure...
Aug 9, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 54
Views: 13,834
Posted By Stewie Mac

70 mins transit - time for a shower?

Have a connection through DOH next week, first time on QR for years and through the new airport. Flying Y, OWS, arriving from NBO so imagine that I'll have to reclear security. With a 70 minute...
Aug 9, 19, 2:11 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,357
Posted By Stewie Mac

[/b] That is a stroke of brilliance.

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That is a stroke of brilliance.
Aug 7, 19, 9:54 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Stewie Mac

Apologies - for some reason I had it in my head...

Apologies - for some reason I had it in my head that I needed enough miles in the account to be able to see availability [I am planning to transfer in from MR]. I've just set up an account and see...
Aug 7, 19, 3:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By Stewie Mac

Arsenal tickets available yet?

So here I am, getting myself organised earlier this year :)

Would someone mind having a quick look on Skywards and seeing if Arsenal tickets are available for this season yet? Many thanks
Aug 6, 19, 6:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By Stewie Mac

What? I have done this many times (certainly...

What? I have done this many times (certainly tens) over the last five years, with sums up to £4k, and never once been charged 'foreign currency fees'. Which bank specifically are you referring to...
Aug 5, 19, 4:10 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By Stewie Mac

This is not always an option... there are...

This is not always an option... there are definitely occasions when one needs to take a brown bag of USD with you. :)



Best solution here is to go through with an online order on travelex for...
Aug 1, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 101
Views: 26,326
Posted By Stewie Mac

Yes, no issues with accessing the SLOW lounge as...

Yes, no issues with accessing the SLOW lounge as OWS. Enjoy.
Jul 30, 19, 9:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Stewie Mac

OP isn't talking about Ultimate Choice, he's...

OP isn't talking about Ultimate Choice, he's talking about the new benefit introduced for PCs this year, ability to choose any car on the lot after 30th/40th rental in a calendar year.

I can't...
Jul 30, 19, 7:21 am
Replies: 153
Views: 15,533
Posted By Stewie Mac

Where is everyone's manners? Welcome to FT...

Where is everyone's manners?

Welcome to FT butler1233 - now that you've been tempted out of lurking by some arcane legal arguing, do feel free to join in on the fun stuff!

I'm sure a...
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