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Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jun 30, 19, 5:03 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By shoeflyer

Haven't made a DO in a while, need to make amends...

Haven't made a DO in a while, need to make amends for that, so I'm interested, but it depends on the date SW picks....

Also will note that Metra Electric District runs to 93rd St from Millennium...
Jun 25, 19, 8:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By shoeflyer

If your flights are going to include...

If your flights are going to include international destinations, then it probably pays to look at your connection
options on OneWorld vs Star Alliance.

IMO, United/Star Alliance is much stronger...
Jun 20, 19, 6:14 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By shoeflyer

If you aren't that familiar with US ski resorts...

If you aren't that familiar with US ski resorts in general, some IMO thoughts about the resorts themselves:

- Aspen Mountain is small and difficult, most people get on the bus and go ~10 miles to...
Jun 7, 19, 4:52 am
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By shoeflyer

it was Schengen, but I think the portal for...

it was Schengen, but I think the portal for clearing immigration is both inbound and outbound,
so you would be right next to the lounge after you clear. Since I came in Schengen, not 100%
sure.
...
Jun 6, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By shoeflyer

The lounge is, I believe, remodeled/expanded in...

The lounge is, I believe, remodeled/expanded in the last couple of years. I spent a couple of hours there in April before a LH flight to Frankfurt. In
the late morning, the lounge was virtually...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
May 19, 19, 5:10 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By shoeflyer

Since no one else has responded: there is a ban...

Since no one else has responded: there is a ban on adult beverages for selected concerts in the park;
however, this concert is not one of them. There is now a security check at all park entrances...
Apr 22, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 1,441
Views: 281,762
Posted By shoeflyer

Not that it's relevant for OP now, but, you can...

Not that it's relevant for OP now, but, you can apply for renewal of Global Entry up to a year before the
expiration date. The new expiration date is 5 years from the original one, not the date of...
Apr 18, 19, 6:20 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,803
Posted By shoeflyer

Having just returned from Iceland and pretty much...

Having just returned from Iceland and pretty much traveled the itinerary that TheFlyingCyclist referenced, a couple of tidbits that
are hopefully of some help:

- the hidden waterfall to the left...
Jun 17, 18, 5:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By shoeflyer

Had the same situation with a Brussels Airlines...

Had the same situation with a Brussels Airlines flight from LIS-BRU booked with UA miles (it was in business). UA confirmation said 2 free bags
and the Brussels Airlines reservation said Business...
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By shoeflyer

Luggage Allowance - SN award flight in B

Hi,

Hoping someone can clarify what appears to be inconsistent guidance regarding checked bag on SN.

Itinerary: oneway LIS-BRU-ORD with an overnight in BRU, 1st seg on SN, 2nd on UA, using...
Jul 21, 17, 5:32 am
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By shoeflyer

Advice on combined Air-Rail itinerary in Germany

Hi,

Am looking a RT ORD-FRA-ZWS; UA metal, connecting to DB train. Couple of questions:

1) Train to Stuttgart has an intermediate stop in Mannheim. If I want to go
to...
Apr 5, 17, 6:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By shoeflyer

I think that the page which emcampbe might be...

I think that the page which emcampbe might be referring to is:

https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/mileageplus/awards/travel/saveraward.aspx

although it doesn't provide a whole lot of...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Mar 12, 17, 6:51 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By shoeflyer

Weather could be a factor: Monday: Snow....

Weather could be a factor:

Monday: Snow. High near 32. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Mar 6, 17, 2:21 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,541
Posted By shoeflyer

Finally, a Do I can make again after an amazingly...

Finally, a Do I can make again after an amazingly long set of conflicts. Please count me in!
Feb 22, 17, 6:27 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,953
Posted By shoeflyer

If you don't want to go all the way downtown but...

If you don't want to go all the way downtown but want to leave the airport, there's stuff around the Logan Square (about 25 minutes when the trains are running well) and Damen (Wicker Park) stops...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Sep 25, 16, 6:47 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,540
Posted By shoeflyer

Willie, I am out for tomorrow night. Have a...

Willie, I am out for tomorrow night. Have a great time!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 25, 16, 4:34 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,731
Posted By shoeflyer

Maybe for now (again); coming back from the west...

Maybe for now (again); coming back from the west coast that day.

Also, there is a Blackhawks (preseason) game that night, and 1045 W Madison
is in the heart of the pregame scene, so I'd expect...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 18, 16, 8:21 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,540
Posted By shoeflyer

Maybe for now, but feel compelled to add: 1)...

Maybe for now, but feel compelled to add:

1) If fried bread with veggie cheese is on the menu, it can't be worse than the
Lithuanian version (although everything else was great).
2) The...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 15, 16, 1:54 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,124
Posted By shoeflyer

Sounds good to me! Where else can you get the...

Sounds good to me! Where else can you get the chance to say you
ate a zeppelin (I peeked at the menu)?
Jun 17, 16, 7:59 pm
Replies: 2,520
Views: 306,316
Posted By shoeflyer

Made the 1MM threshold on Wednesday on a mundane...

Made the 1MM threshold on Wednesday on a mundane SEA-ORD flight.

I wanted to SDC for an earlier flight and went to the gate hoping the agent
would look kindly on the fact that I'd be Gold...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jan 30, 16, 9:20 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,427
Posted By shoeflyer

CHICAGO - Coal Fire Pizza Dinner - Wed Feb 10

I should make it, sounds great!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Sep 9, 15, 1:52 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,659
Posted By shoeflyer

CHICAGO - old school Italian Dinner Do @ Tufano's Vernon Park Tap - Wed Sept 9

Yep, you can walk west to Morgan. The platform is under construction and the Peoria exit is blocked off, but go to the west end of the platform to Morgan, cross through part of UIC and there you are.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Sep 9, 15, 11:18 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,659
Posted By shoeflyer

CHICAGO - old school Italian Dinner Do @ Tufano's Vernon Park Tap - Wed Sept 9

The restaurant is an easy walk from either the west exit of UIC-Halsted or east exit of Racine stops on the Blue Line.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 26, 15, 2:24 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,116
Posted By shoeflyer

CHICAGO Vietnamese Dinner Do - Wed Aug 26

Upgrading from probable to definite.
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