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Nov 11, 19, 11:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By crunchie

IME, depends on your point of departure and...

IME, depends on your point of departure and destination.

I've gotten checked almost every time in the past 10 years whenever departing from BLR or BOM, regardless of C/Y ticket or carrier....
Nov 7, 19, 6:32 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By crunchie

7KG is the limit for many carrier in Asia...

7KG is the limit for many carrier in Asia regardless of whether the carrier is actually Asian based or not. I've had run-ins with this in BLR with MH, AF, 9W and SQ. I've also had gentle pushback...
Oct 31, 19, 11:05 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By crunchie

Business basic is a fare bucket, same product...

Business basic is a fare bucket, same product with more restrictions.

I've found BR Y to be better than any Y of an American carrier so the roughly 5 hours is not miserable. If you have long legs...
Oct 31, 19, 10:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,014
Posted By crunchie

Just like toys in cereal, fast food, etc... it is...

Just like toys in cereal, fast food, etc... it is intended to get kids to nag their parents or just parents thinking there's something extra/special for the kids at no additional cost/effort. If...
Oct 31, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,528
Posted By crunchie

If the flight arrives on time and is the only...

If the flight arrives on time and is the only widebody within a 20 minute window, it'll be an easy transit - possibly the best kind where you just keep walking from one plane seat to the next. My...
Oct 30, 19, 11:40 am
Replies: 864
Views: 327,985
Posted By crunchie

TPE-SEA over the weekend with pre-ordered meals: ...

TPE-SEA over the weekend with pre-ordered meals:

Dinner: Roasted Pork Spareribs with Honey Pommery Mustard Sauce,Served with Mixed Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes
Meat was tasty and tender, served...
Sep 19, 19, 11:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By crunchie

I've done this dance more than a few times for...

I've done this dance more than a few times for PVG and AMS flights. Day of departure upgrades are all but gone with D1. NW used to have them with almost every flight, I hear the announcements by GAs...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 18, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 30
Views: 9,391
Posted By crunchie

The few times I flew domestic in China and India,...

The few times I flew domestic in China and India, pax will lav straddle even during boarding if you're not quick about getting up. Doesn't matter if it's C or Y, male or female, though I've never...
Sep 16, 19, 1:57 pm
Replies: 864
Views: 327,985
Posted By crunchie

Yes, it'll be enabled automatically and bring you...

Yes, it'll be enabled automatically and bring you to the selection page when you're within the order window.
Sep 16, 19, 1:51 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By crunchie

No. It is explicitly called out in on the website...

No. It is explicitly called out in on the website https://www.evaair.com/en-us/booking-and-travel-planning/fare-family/introduction-of-fare-family/#

Chargeable Seat Refunds...
Sep 11, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By crunchie

TPE wheelchair service is recommended as others...

TPE wheelchair service is recommended as others have mentioned. However, that also means your friend exits late or among the last. Sounds like you have a reasonable amount of time to spare in transit...
Sep 10, 19, 5:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By crunchie

If it were me, I'd take a very hard look at what...

If it were me, I'd take a very hard look at what lifetime status is really worth. Specifically, what's it worth to you when you stop flying enough to make gold or higher status but still fly enough...
Sep 6, 19, 12:51 pm
Replies: 702
Views: 283,868
Posted By crunchie

Blocking still occurs. Bulkheads are blocked till...

Blocking still occurs. Bulkheads are blocked till some number of days before departure to cater to pax that have infants. BR also blocks for Diamond/Gold members flying in Y. Things open up if the...
Sep 6, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,256
Posted By crunchie

Given the really poor handling (that we can see)...

Given the really poor handling (that we can see) and repeated failures, this looks like it could use some broader public attention. Start with both facebook and twitter. If they still give you the...
Sep 3, 19, 10:35 am
Replies: 409
Views: 146,552
Posted By crunchie

My GF just did EoA at SEA. Not all officers at...

My GF just did EoA at SEA. Not all officers at the automated passport stations knew about EoA so be sure to keep asking different officers until you find one that does, you'll be directed to the...
Sep 3, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 1,582
Views: 2,365,140
Posted By crunchie

Just completed the entire thing without...

Just completed the entire thing without escalation. Here's my timeline.

Applied: 04/09/2019
CA (with email notification on status change): 07/25/2019
Interview: 08/23/2019
Approval (with email...
Aug 21, 19, 5:46 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 36,030
Posted By crunchie

Was it triggered by the agent after the...

Was it triggered by the agent after the conversation had started or did it trigger before being connected to the agent? If it's the former, it sounds like it's a human initiated action since I called...
Aug 16, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By crunchie

A bottle of fine booze (whisky is common, wine...

A bottle of fine booze (whisky is common, wine works too) is a nice gift but I do recommend adding a box of chocolates or fruit basket that he can share with his staff. On top of that, a formal...
Aug 16, 19, 11:18 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,256
Posted By crunchie

If Westcoaster's suggestion didn't work, you can...

If Westcoaster's suggestion didn't work, you can also try twitter. hiltonhotels and hiltonhonor. Don't share private information there, just that you have a fraud issue that you need help with and...
Aug 16, 19, 10:46 am
Replies: 466
Views: 91,785
Posted By crunchie

Thanks for the correction markis10. My last stay...

Thanks for the correction markis10. My last stay at the SI was almost 2 years ago, looks like they've been busy. From the pictures your linked article to, the room decor has style changed...
Aug 16, 19, 10:38 am
Replies: 466
Views: 91,785
Posted By crunchie

First world problems are real man....... how...

First world problems are real man....... how could you not feel his pain.


Who did you just call a nobody?

Btw, a native Malaysian/Southeast Asian or anybody that has spent a substantial...
Aug 5, 19, 10:59 am
Replies: 160
Views: 36,030
Posted By crunchie

Couldn't find anything on hilton.com on what...

Couldn't find anything on hilton.com on what triggers 2FA. Not all implementations, including some banks', trigger 2FA at login. They trigger on specific events/actions deemed impactful. Has anyone...
Aug 1, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 79
Views: 24,379
Posted By crunchie

This is often debated, sometimes hotly. I take a...

This is often debated, sometimes hotly. I take a practical approach. Do you care if somebody can access that account and do everything that account can do. This may include things you didn't know it...
Jul 25, 19, 3:05 pm
Replies: 4,211
Views: 676,499
Posted By crunchie

Was at the Sheraton Grand Park land and had a...

Was at the Sheraton Grand Park land and had a great stay. Hotel is an old building but generally well maintained. Check-in area is small but we didn't have any problems; staff were excellent. Deluxe...
Jul 25, 19, 12:55 pm
Replies: 466
Views: 91,785
Posted By crunchie

IME, Sheraton Imperial is "nicer" on all three....

IME, Sheraton Imperial is "nicer" on all three. However, I do like the Renaissance and usually stay there because of its location.

SI room are very nice "classic luxury" style which feels just a...
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