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Posted By vinnyc

I have the same but was not expecting any...

I have the same but was not expecting any rollover of XPs. My qualification period is Nov. 1 through Oct. 31 every year.

I made it Plat in Oct. 2018 by reaching 313XP. Then 300XP were deducted to...
Dec 27, 20, 6:55 pm
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Posted By vinnyc

United at CDG T2E

Hello FT-ers,

I tried to search on the forum but didn't see the info I was looking for.

Because of the COVID-19, operations at CDG have been restricted, and it is my understanding that UAL...
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Posted By vinnyc

It's not too bad in all honesty. I would have...

It's not too bad in all honesty. I would have taken it if it's on a B787 with the reverse herringbone. If B777 in 2-2-2, I would pass though.
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Posted By vinnyc

We need an "insider"... My understanding is that...

We need an "insider"... My understanding is that for the fare classes that are "hybrid" (in the sense that they can be either revenue or award in different cabins), the agent can see the difference....
Dec 17, 20, 10:08 am
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Posted By vinnyc

Nope, never got a call back from them. Still have...

Nope, never got a call back from them. Still have no clue about that mysterious "Special Services" that even the PSL doesn't seem to have heard of...

My advice for your trip in April is to book at...
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Posted By vinnyc

So this is how I understand things work (I may be...

So this is how I understand things work (I may be totally wrong, so other FTers will gladly correct me...

At any point in time, you can book with your FB miles every ticket in any class (except La...
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Posted By vinnyc

To answer to all your questions: Yes, I am...

To answer to all your questions:

Yes, I am based in NY/NJ and when flying Air France, always book Premium Economy (A, S or W) for both business ($2,000 is the maximum budget my company allows me...
Dec 16, 20, 4:57 pm
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Posted By vinnyc

Hello pascalgr! As we are flying out very...

Hello pascalgr!

As we are flying out very soon, I eventually got the answer. An agent on the Platinum Service Line dove further in the documentation of the Premium Economy and she spotted what you...
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Posted By vinnyc

Maybe I'm off-topic and misunderstood what other...

Maybe I'm off-topic and misunderstood what other posters have written above, but while I agree that award pricing (in miles) are dynamic for outright purchase of award tickets as well as for upgrade...
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Posted By vinnyc

Actually, this used to be true many many years...

Actually, this used to be true many many years ago...

This was done at the request of Delta Air Lines, because SkyMiles Gold Elite at the time had roughly the same threshold as Flying Blue Gold,...
Oct 26, 20, 3:52 pm
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Posted By vinnyc

Rebooking on airlines outside ST/Partners

I was on the phone with the Platinum Service Line to rebook a flight that was cancelled (on KLM, with connection in AMS). It was the AMS-JFK leg in a CDG-AMS-JFK return flight.

Fortunately, the...
Sep 30, 20, 2:15 am
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Posted By vinnyc

AF – Whole PE Cabin restricted if Infant?

Hello FTers:

Hope someone have the answer to this strange "phenomenon" I have experienced...

Hubby & I are booked for a trip to Paris for the year end holidays, flying from JFK to CDG, with our...
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Posted By vinnyc

Hi ​​​hhdl: It's the former. I can confirm...

Hi ​​​hhdl:

It's the former. I can confirm since I signed up last year in August 2019, got my 60XP upon being approved. Fast-forward to now, after a year and spending more than $15,000, I received...
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Posted By vinnyc

Unlike other programs (such as Asia Miles for...

Unlike other programs (such as Asia Miles for example), Flying Blue does not assign an expiration to each mile earned, nor does Flying Blue differentiate the origin of the miles earned, they are just...
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Posted By vinnyc

Not sure how you can open two BoA personal cards...

Not sure how you can open two BoA personal cards anyway. Is it even possible? You can open a personal credit card account and a business credit card account – whenever it is offered – (for example...
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Posted By vinnyc

Thank you Gajan. Let's have a discussion with...

Thank you Gajan. Let's have a discussion with "cooler" minds after the heated previous exchanges.

It is also welcome from a timing standpoint, now that BA has unveiled their status extension...
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Posted By vinnyc

Which year are you referring to? This current...

Which year are you referring to? This current qualification year or the next? First, the qualification year for each member is now spread over the year. Second, those who got rollover during this...
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Posted By vinnyc

Also, there was something I wanted to say,...

Also, there was something I wanted to say, considering the heated exchanges I've read between the two groups of FT-ers...

I believe that the term "whiners/whining" used by San Gottardo are...
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Posted By vinnyc

That's a very fair point Solevita. San Gottardo's...

That's a very fair point Solevita. San Gottardo's analogy would work if the only ultimate outcome is whether the Baccalauréat is obtained or not.

The fact that there is a rollover system for XP...
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Posted By vinnyc

Indeed, forget the whole "minus one day"...

Indeed, forget the whole "minus one day" altogether... I seem to have considered that the last day of the qualification is excluded from the counting, which is not the case.
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Posted By vinnyc

Indeed, my mistake, I forgot that the...

Indeed, my mistake, I forgot that the qualification period ends at the end of the month of the anniversary date following the obtention of the new status. After that, and for the same status however,...
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Posted By vinnyc

Hi ericmc, Whenever you reach a level, the...

Hi ericmc,

Whenever you reach a level, the XP counter is reset via a deduction of XP required for that level (the excess is rolled over), as well as the qualification period. Therefore, you...
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Posted By vinnyc

Hi ericmc, This is correct. You receive your...

Hi ericmc,

This is correct. You receive your 60XP typically around 3-5 business days after you were approved (assuming you provided correctly your Flying Blue number in your application). On the...
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Posted By vinnyc

If you order food at a restaurant (for the...

If you order food at a restaurant (for the purpose of the comparison, let's assume this is a restaurant that requires you to pay upfront), the food is served to the table. As you prepare to eat, the...
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Posted By vinnyc

Hmmm, let me share my opinion with an analogy...

Hmmm, let me share my opinion with an analogy that I hope you agree would apply here: students exams, and why not the French baccalauréat.

In order to pass the exam, you need to score with an...
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