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Aug 2, 17, 2:33 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 9,382
Posted By timster83

A few years ago, I broke a tooth while eating a...

A few years ago, I broke a tooth while eating a packet of crisps. When I mentioned this to the dentist, he explained that the crisp was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, and the damage was...
Jun 29, 17, 1:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By timster83

BA2968 last night? As a proud blue...

BA2968 last night?

As a proud blue cardholder with only a small laptop bag, I was all set to wait my turn to board.

But when the BA employee opened the set of doors and walked off to make the...
Replies: 5
Views: 4,419
Posted By timster83

I have flown several times on this route with...

I have flown several times on this route with Cebu Pacific. Aside from a 36 hour delay due to very poor weather conditions, I have no real complaints. Their planes are comfortable enough and the...
Jun 29, 16, 8:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By timster83

Remember that when they collect the baggage at...

Remember that when they collect the baggage at Glasgow airport, it won't be on the belts with most of the other domestic baggage. They'll need to go through the doors at the other side of the baggage...
May 24, 16, 1:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By timster83

Excess Baggage multiple carriers

I booked a one way economy flight via BA.com routed MNL - HKG (Philippine Airlines), HKG - LHR (BA), LHR - GLA (BA operated by Jet Time).

I called to enquire about adding an extra bag to the...
Feb 16, 16, 12:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By timster83

Was able to interline baggage onto a separate EY...

Was able to interline baggage onto a separate EY ticket when flying from TXL to AUH in August 2014. Presented my baggage tag and boarding pass at the info desk in AUH terminal one to ensure it was...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Feb 4, 16, 12:40 pm
Replies: 168
Views: 48,626
Posted By timster83

You can book Princess Cruises with Avios (10,000...

You can book Princess Cruises with Avios (10,000 Avios gives 50 off). Seems that would be an option..
Jan 11, 16, 11:55 am
Replies: 15
Views: 14,803
Posted By timster83

I flew on the 787-9 yesterday in 2A. The A seats...

I flew on the 787-9 yesterday in 2A. The A seats are more private but the bar area can get quite busy and it's also next to the toilet on that side.

I'd be tempted to go for the middle seat nearer...
Forum: China
Jan 9, 16, 5:33 pm
Replies: 6,544
Views: 865,577
Posted By timster83

I travelled on Friday 8th Jan with Malaysia...

I travelled on Friday 8th Jan with Malaysia Airlines from KUL to PVG. I'm a UK passport holder and my onward flight is today Sunday 10th Jan with VS.

Initially at check in, I was asked where my...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 16, 6:59 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,262
Posted By timster83

I once talked myself into a fear of drowning...

I once talked myself into a fear of drowning after a particularly bumpy boat trip I'm Europe.

My advice is to work out the reason behind your fear and get on that flight. You will know that flying...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By timster83

Sounds like you have talked yourself into a fear...

Sounds like you have talked yourself into a fear of flying for some unknown reason. I talked myself into a fear of drowning some years ago after a particularly bad boat trip in Europe and now I won't...
Dec 1, 15, 6:45 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By timster83

I've never had any sort of issue with my mobile...

I've never had any sort of issue with my mobile boarding passes except in MNL (but there are a hundred other things that will slow you down there).

I suppose if people are waiting til they get to...
Dec 1, 15, 3:08 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By timster83

Gatwick fast track tends to be quick enough. In...

Gatwick fast track tends to be quick enough. In my experience it's always been a single queue and it's set apart from the main security operation.

When you see the main security area, head left...
Nov 28, 15, 8:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By timster83

What is the purpose of the passport check at...

What is the purpose of the passport check at Glasgow? I've had this when flying via LCY before even though we always provide the API online. I can understand the need to show the passport when...
Nov 18, 15, 5:13 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 19,756
Posted By timster83

I have to disagree with him. I'm quite happy to...

I have to disagree with him. I'm quite happy to skip lounges if I can fly with an airline that doesn't add a few hours to a European flight by forcing me to connect somewhere. Bonus points if that...
Oct 17, 15, 7:51 am
Replies: 80
Views: 12,530
Posted By timster83

I do believe that they can. Returning from...

I do believe that they can. Returning from Amsterdam on my old passport where the photo didn't really look like me anymore, I was asked by the border official about my last trip abroad: where I had...
Oct 11, 15, 9:25 am
Replies: 249
Views: 55,693
Posted By timster83

Seems a lot clearer and more logical than the Air...

Seems a lot clearer and more logical than the Air Asia Pass I bought earlier this year (and regretted very quickly!)

A real shame that it doesn't seem to allow connections from the regions. Seems...
Oct 11, 15, 9:12 am
Replies: 89
Views: 7,237
Posted By timster83

I take a different approach (I'm usually in an...

I take a different approach (I'm usually in an exit row). I just let them tag my second bag and then put it in the overhead locker. Once on board, I've never had anyone challenge my bag's presence in...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 15, 5:48 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,393
Posted By timster83

Speaking from experience, I'm quite sure that no...

Speaking from experience, I'm quite sure that no matter how bad this experience may have been for you, the guy with the skin condition felt worse and more embarrassed about the experience.
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Jul 19, 15, 11:14 am
Replies: 1,084
Views: 229,490
Posted By timster83

That's interesting. I logged in to transfer some...

That's interesting. I logged in to transfer some cashback from Hilton stays and it seems that my Tesco CC number (and BAEC number) have both dropped off my TCB account.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 16, 15, 12:14 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 19,096
Posted By timster83

Went across the border at Ledra Street in Nicosia...

Went across the border at Ledra Street in Nicosia today.

The border agents at the south were not interested in me either leaving or returning to the Republic of Cyprus, nor did I have to show my...
Jun 23, 15, 4:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,553
Posted By timster83

An earlier poster calculated that you'd earn...

An earlier poster calculated that you'd earn 3,862 Avios.

So to put it into context, a discount economy return trip earns almost enough Avios to take a one way zone 1 trip from London (offpeak)...
May 8, 15, 1:57 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,191
Posted By timster83

I was lucky to be sat in a bulkhead seat on both...

I was lucky to be sat in a bulkhead seat on both the outbound & return leg of my only journey in WT+. You may not be so lucky.

Considering the extra price, I'd rather have an exit row seat in WT....
Apr 27, 15, 4:56 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 15,411
Posted By timster83

75k Avios: MAN-HKG-MNL 25k Avios: KUL-PVG 50k...

75k Avios: MAN-HKG-MNL
25k Avios: KUL-PVG
50k Virgin Miles: PVG-LHR (in case of a potential VS devaluation).

Total spend: 100k Avios + 50k Virgin miles and now sitting with about 1500 Avios in...
Mar 26, 15, 5:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,871
Posted By timster83

Cityflyer Hand Baggage Etiquette

I am flying from Glasgow to Amsterdam via LCY in a couple of weeks (I'm getting a few thousand extra Avios for flying on my birthday otherwise I'd have flown direct).

I'm planning to take a...
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