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Posted By thefareguru

How much money was spent on the purchases? I...

How much money was spent on the purchases?

I used to buy points to use only for Point Breaks. After I bought the points, they changed the conditions and introduced a 1-year term after which points...
Mar 10, 20, 4:40 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 17,007
Posted By thefareguru

I usually ask my neighbor if they would like the...

I usually ask my neighbor if they would like the forward half of the armrest or the rear half... and I give them the choice.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 10, 20, 4:37 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 5,539
Posted By thefareguru

Did you feel that way about Pan Am being the...

Did you feel that way about Pan Am being the domestic carrier inside Germany?
Oct 2, 19, 4:05 am
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Views: 4,412
Posted By thefareguru

My search was cursory I'll admit. I'm not active...

My search was cursory I'll admit. I'm not active anymore. Most of my miles were earned doing the GCMR.

Your admonition is noted, canadiancow.
Oct 1, 19, 10:46 pm
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Views: 4,412
Posted By thefareguru

Is this notification of the end of AP? Last day to reserve Mar. 31/20

Subject to earlier termination or amendment of the Aeroplan Program, you can accumulate Aeroplan Miles until December 31, 2019, and request reward travel until March 31, 2020. Reward travel must be...
Sep 18, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By thefareguru

I did PTY a few years back. However, I stayed in...

I did PTY a few years back. However, I stayed in a local hotel rather than a deluxe. From this I learned to carry a foldable garment bag or plastic bag in case you get BEDBUGS. When I got home,...
Jan 30, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 175
Views: 39,065
Posted By thefareguru

Well, I'm a member and not a pilot. I joined...

Well, I'm a member and not a pilot. I joined because I was doing mileage runs and because I was in the travel trade and these people had perspectives that were different and were willing to share...
Jan 29, 19, 4:16 am
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Views: 39,065
Posted By thefareguru

There is a UK-originating forum that may be...

There is a UK-originating forum that may be better equipped to help with the British Midland question. Try https://www.pprune.org/ and if it works, let us know.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 26, 18, 8:23 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,254
Posted By thefareguru

rankorabu, was your break at home 23 hours and 59...

rankorabu, was your break at home 23 hours and 59 minutes or less (thus making it technically a connection rather than a s/o?
May 18, 18, 10:53 pm
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Views: 25,647
Posted By thefareguru

In defense of AS

I was in the travel trade for about 30 years. Before DL came to SEA, pretending to look for an agreement, but secretly intending to wipe AS off the map, I saw DL pull a similar tactic on Austrian...
Feb 27, 18, 12:28 pm
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Views: 39,065
Posted By thefareguru

Yeah, I've got Canadian November 1999. Could that...

Yeah, I've got Canadian November 1999. Could that be one of their last ones?
Forum: MilesBuzz
Feb 27, 18, 11:35 am
Replies: 34
Views: 13,901
Posted By thefareguru

I've traded stocks and commodities since 1963. ...

I've traded stocks and commodities since 1963.

Many of these remind me of 'penny stocks' that were selling moose pasture. Their trading patterns suggest this. Lots of scummy people are now...
Feb 27, 18, 11:24 am
Replies: 175
Views: 39,065
Posted By thefareguru

TIMETABLE COLLECTORS... I have a plastic...

TIMETABLE COLLECTORS... I have a plastic container of about 100+ (would have to count them) from my time in the travel biz that were collected here in Vancouver, or in Seattle, and at travel shows...
Jan 9, 18, 12:01 pm
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Views: 18,987
Posted By thefareguru

Good to meet you, 12+ years later. You and I were...

Good to meet you, 12+ years later. You and I were the only ones that never crossed paths.
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For anyone looking on and is not familiar with the GCMR (Great Canadian Mileage Run), here is a...
Jan 9, 18, 7:10 am
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Views: 18,987
Posted By thefareguru

So YOU are the guy from YYZ that was mentioned in...

So YOU are the guy from YYZ that was mentioned in the MacLeans article?!
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I just found this from the MacLeans article...posted on FT by tracon
"Because he already had Air Canada...
Jan 9, 18, 6:19 am
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Views: 18,987
Posted By thefareguru

I was one of the 4 that did the GCMR. Prove your...

I was one of the 4 that did the GCMR. Prove your accusation! I think it's a lie, along with the name calling.

As I remember it, He was already SuperElite and made half of his points approx. from...
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Views: 4,505
Posted By thefareguru

Thank you Baze, and Dave. I will try the book and...

Thank you Baze, and Dave. I will try the book and cancel option. Next I need to find where the points expiry date is located in our files. A friend with many more points, and ESL skills online is...
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Views: 4,505
Posted By thefareguru

I felt that the first 2 were treating me like a...

I felt that the first 2 were treating me like a newbie, or when I was not believed when I said that the points had had no expiry date - a liar.

Apologies to all.

I am out of practice. Could...
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Views: 4,505
Posted By thefareguru

I bought them 6 years ago to use with Point...

I bought them 6 years ago to use with Point Breaks promotions. At that time, AFAIK, there was no deadline.
In recent years, the offerings in my area have been thin to non-existent. The current list...
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Views: 4,505
Posted By thefareguru

Expiration of bought IHG Rewards Club points

IHG is confiscating my points.

Unbelievable! I bought these points...$11.50 per 1000.
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Dear thefareguru,

Did you know that you currently...
Forum: Canada
Apr 26, 16, 5:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By thefareguru

Toronto: Airport to downtown. Driving in Toronto...

Toronto: Airport to downtown. Driving in Toronto is a zoo. Take the train. New and clean.
Fares have just dropped to increase demand. https://www.upexpress.com
Take a taxi from Union Station to...
Forum: Canada
Apr 26, 16, 5:41 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,342
Posted By thefareguru

Toronto: Airport to downtown. Driving in Toronto...

Toronto: Airport to downtown. Driving in Toronto is a zoo. Take the train. New and clean.
Fares have just dropped to increase demand. https://www.upexpress.com
Take a taxi from Union Station to...
Apr 12, 16, 10:33 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,122
Posted By thefareguru

About your choice of airlines, remember that it's...

About your choice of airlines, remember that it's not like the old days where a round-trip ticket was cheaper than a 1-way. Take 1 airline eastbound and the other westbound if it suits you.

Yes,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 14, 15, 5:56 am
Replies: 215
Views: 29,896
Posted By thefareguru

You made me chuckle so hard that tears came out...

You made me chuckle so hard that tears came out of my eyes. Thanks.

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy
Feb 8, 15, 10:18 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By thefareguru

Excellent hint! Thanks. I'll tell her and...

Excellent hint! Thanks.

I'll tell her and her sister to get registered...and stay put with this aircraft!

And thanks to everyone else who cleared the stones out of our way.
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