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Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 23, 19, 8:42 am
Replies: 264
Views: 62,804
Posted By jcp3rd

An incomplete list: Austria: Think! shoes ...

An incomplete list:

Austria: Think! shoes
China: tea leaves, herbal medicines, Sichuan pepper, local ground chili, iPhones ;-)
Finland: sauna scrubbing towels
France: regional cheeses, wines...
Jun 12, 19, 8:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By jcp3rd

If you'd like a hike with a shorter driving time,...

If you'd like a hike with a shorter driving time, try the Issaquah Alps (foothills with decent hikes, ~20 mins from downtown Seattle) or nearby: e.g. Tiger Mountain or (for some thigh-burning)...
Apr 6, 19, 7:51 am
Mar 7, 19, 5:03 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By jcp3rd

Well In retrospect what luck to have transited...

Well In retrospect what luck to have transited DEN today without delay : landed in some fog ca 08:20 on a 320 and departed in patchy fog on a 737-8 ca. 9:40.
Forum: China
Mar 3, 19, 7:58 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,665
Posted By jcp3rd

开车无难事 只怕有新人 Itís not hard to drive, Iím...

开车无难事
只怕有新人
Itís not hard to drive, Iím [just] afraid of new people.
Jan 27, 19, 3:36 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 44,218
Posted By jcp3rd

+1 for allocating more time: especially Fridays,...

+1 for allocating more time: especially Fridays, Sunday nights, and around any holidays or events. The Friday before Thanksgiving 2018 ca. 2:30 pm T5 had a line of 300+ people waiting for "the" bus....
Dec 29, 18, 1:10 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,494
Posted By jcp3rd

I second Camp Denali. With each cabin and even...

I second Camp Denali. With each cabin and even each outhouse having a full view of Mt. Denali, excellent food (given the setting) and staff catering to many interests and all abilities, it is as...
Dec 28, 18, 6:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By jcp3rd

75 l. would be obviously over the size limit for...

75 l. would be obviously over the size limit for a carry-on. For comparison, for a recent P fare trip I checked (did not carry on) a 40 l. pack, which was already pushing it, size-wise. If you have a...
Dec 28, 18, 10:36 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By jcp3rd

61% CPU as a Plat, but then, I'm not currently...

61% CPU as a Plat, but then, I'm not currently based at a hub.
Dec 8, 18, 4:32 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 7,694
Posted By jcp3rd

...when you only realize after you've parked in...

...when you only realize after you've parked in the home airport's long-term parking lot serving UA that you're exceptionally flying another airline, and need to park in a different long-term parking...
Dec 3, 18, 7:37 pm
Replies: 1,275
Views: 130,330
Posted By jcp3rd

I had an even worse experience around 14:30 on...

I had an even worse experience around 14:30 on November 16th (the next day), where there were easily 400 people waiting in line for "the (singular) bus". Sure, you can say that Nov 15 & 16 are the...
Dec 2, 18, 9:18 am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,537
Posted By jcp3rd

That's correct - there's no human-readable...

That's correct - there's no human-readable indicator, but as a *A Gold your BP will give you access to the priority gates.
(In maybe Feb 2018 I even stood in line at the United Premier check in to...
Nov 27, 18, 4:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,537
Posted By jcp3rd

I can confirm yes; have done so three times in...

I can confirm yes; have done so three times in the last six months as a UA Plat/*Gold.
Forum: Europe
Nov 24, 18, 3:02 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 16,358
Posted By jcp3rd

Ding ding ding - we have a winner! Whether or...

Ding ding ding - we have a winner!
Whether or not we (as showerer-ers) like the half-glass door is besides the point; the point is that when bathing (not showering), it's much more pleasant. And,...
Nov 23, 18, 7:50 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,034
Posted By jcp3rd

And if there is a demonstration during your...

And if there is a demonstration during your travels through CDG, it would be prudent to travel to and from town via rail (i.e. the RER) and not via road (e.g. taxi, bus), as it is the roads that are...
Forum: Midwest
Nov 17, 18, 7:54 am
Replies: 40
Views: 6,172
Posted By jcp3rd

I passed through T5 yesterday around 14:30, and...

I passed through T5 yesterday around 14:30, and the line for the bus went clear across the entire terminal and around; at a minimum 3-400 people waiting for a bus. In order to make a connecting...
Oct 22, 18, 2:09 am
Replies: 237
Views: 25,082
Posted By jcp3rd

I appreciate the suggestions. I'm more likely to...

I appreciate the suggestions. I'm more likely to put the card away for a quarter than to buy GCs for now. And good point re: closing the card, my thinking was more motivated by reaching 5/24 and...
Oct 19, 18, 6:58 am
Oct 19, 18, 4:51 am
Replies: 237
Views: 25,082
Posted By jcp3rd

Yes, that's exactly the thing, I just haven't...

Yes, that's exactly the thing, I just haven't figured out how to be creative (without doing GCs). What are your top two tips for a non-MS person like me?
Oct 19, 18, 3:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By jcp3rd

I wonder if a bicycle counts as an "oversize bag"...

I wonder if a bicycle counts as an "oversize bag" (=$100). Elsewhere on FT, I'd read that on AS bicycles flew for free (a great perk if true).
Oct 18, 18, 1:59 pm
Replies: 237
Views: 25,082
Posted By jcp3rd

Chase Freedom: Not quite feeling it

Hello Freedom afficionados, seeking some sage advice about whether to close or keep this card:
I acquired it as a downgrade from a CSP a bit over a year ago, primarily for some fee-free Chase...
Forum: Midwest
Oct 18, 18, 1:40 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By jcp3rd

Yes, every day.

Yes, every day.
Oct 14, 18, 9:06 am
Replies: 937
Views: 113,663
Posted By jcp3rd

Overall, no (with what was probably the same back...

Overall, no (with what was probably the same back recline as E+, but with legs unable to stretch out on the limited-recline footrest). But, my lumbar spine was much happier.
Oct 14, 18, 6:32 am
Replies: 937
Views: 113,663
Posted By jcp3rd

suprise! Got to test out "Premium Plus"

So to my surprise, my bulkhead window seat last night on a 772 (IAD-CDG) was a new premium economy seat (with a honking big plaque "Premium Plus" above seat 20K) in a 2-4-2 mini-"cabin", without the...
Oct 11, 18, 2:46 pm
Replies: 1,100
Views: 301,600
Posted By jcp3rd

FWIW, it recently took ~10 business days from...

FWIW, it recently took ~10 business days from date of application to approval for me (as a holder of a few other Chase cards), without calling in.
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