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Forum: Thailand
Jan 16, 21, 5:16 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By SunLover

I think the length of the shorts is key. IMO they...

I think the length of the shorts is key. IMO they need to fall well below the knee and be of some decent quality to even approach acceptability. I have seen guys wearing gymnast type shorts on the...
May 15, 20, 1:45 am
Replies: 206
Views: 30,587
Posted By SunLover

I noticed that also. The only thing I could spot...

I noticed that also. The only thing I could spot searching NYC-BKK was on days when 90k was available it was for 2 stop itineraries, and 99k was for 1 stop. But even that was inconstant as on other...
May 1, 20, 5:08 pm
Replies: 206
Views: 30,587
Posted By SunLover

i checked some dates for NYC-BKK in J and saw a...

i checked some dates for NYC-BKK in J and saw a handful of one way awards at the previous 90k level. The vast majority though were at the newly inflated 99k level.

At the new award level (and the...
Apr 30, 20, 2:05 am
Replies: 206
Views: 30,587
Posted By SunLover

One of the benefits of booking award travel was...

One of the benefits of booking award travel was the ability to change itineraries at a nominal $$ cost and equivalent miles (based on availability.) Well this benefit is basically lost with dynamic...
Apr 9, 20, 1:25 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,563
Posted By SunLover

Decreased First Class cabin award redemptions...

Decreased First Class cabin award redemptions opportunities.

SL
Apr 6, 20, 4:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By SunLover

BuyMiles 100% bonus

I got an email from United which contained the following advisement:

We have removed some redeposit fees for the rest of the year.

ē We are currently waiving all award redeposit fees for travel...
Apr 3, 20, 2:13 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,708
Posted By SunLover

Changes to flight schedules and equipment types...

Changes to flight schedules and equipment types are common when booking +300 days out. Having a four segment multi-airline itinerary only increases the odds.

SL
Apr 1, 20, 4:15 am
Replies: 26
Views: 6,052
Posted By SunLover

The 747 might be viable in certain situations...

The 747 might be viable in certain situations where the freight cargo revenue can justify it.

SL
Mar 12, 20, 3:45 am
Replies: 3,768
Views: 992,309
Posted By SunLover

Your profile says LHR, which is not (yet) part of...

Your profile says LHR, which is not (yet) part of the travel ban. What is your destination in Europe?

SL
Mar 11, 20, 3:51 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,823
Posted By SunLover

What price would you pay for UA miles not...

What price would you pay for UA miles not intended for immediate use?

SL
Mar 11, 20, 3:39 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,823
Posted By SunLover

Yup usually 2 cpm for international itineraries,...

Yup usually 2 cpm for international itineraries, but if you purchase with a United branded CC you get 2 miles for each $ spent, so 1.92 cpm. And you can do this unlimitedly.

Buymiles adds sales...
Mar 11, 20, 11:04 am
Replies: 45
Views: 5,823
Posted By SunLover

Time for a UA miles sale?

i understand the principle: airline miles lose value over time. I understand the rule: donít purchase miles unless you intend to use them right away. I understand the risks: devaluation, and...
Mar 7, 20, 10:21 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 38,400
Posted By SunLover

Quite impressed

I checked out this lounge last month. Was departing in TG F but took a walk after the spa treatment. The gatekeeper was dismayed why I would bother when I presented my F boarding pass, but I told her...
Mar 7, 20, 8:03 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 13,989
Posted By SunLover

When this happens to me I tend to hear carney...

When this happens to me I tend to hear carney music in my head as the Y passengers trudge by. Kind of like all the circus clowns piling out of the small car, I wonder how many more will fit back...
Replies: 1,099
Views: 177,244
Posted By SunLover

LH F pax transiting FRA

This has happened to me multiple times now: arriving FRA on TG F and transferring to LH F to the USA, so Z gates departure. The PA meets me as I deplane. So far so good.

Each time the PA has tried...
Forum: Thailand
Feb 29, 20, 5:28 am
Replies: 1,534
Views: 113,889
Posted By SunLover

i just got back from a leisure trip to Bangkok. I...

i just got back from a leisure trip to Bangkok. I donít think you will be facing mortal danger, but quite possibly travel disruptions, which was my major concern. i routed NYC-Europe-BKK (and back)...
Feb 28, 20, 3:22 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,286
Posted By SunLover

I can confirm this untrue. I am a NYS resident...

I can confirm this untrue. I am a NYS resident and existing Global Entry holder, and had no problem breezing through EWR this week.

SL[/b]
Forum: Thailand
Feb 27, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,542
Posted By SunLover

Transited BKK this week

There is a massage shop landside in the basement level near the train entrance.
There is a massage shop international airside at the beginning of concourse A.
i noticed these without even looking,...
Forum: Thailand
Feb 27, 20, 2:25 am
Replies: 87
Views: 11,890
Posted By SunLover

Just returned from Bangkok. It was my first trip...

Just returned from Bangkok. It was my first trip where the effects of the poor air quality directly affected my activities. When I got home the air smelled so fresh it almost smelled scented by...
Feb 26, 20, 6:03 am
Replies: 47
Views: 9,447
Posted By SunLover

UA FAís generally hold their customers in...

UA FAís generally hold their customers in disdain, and treat us like self-loading cargo.

SL
Forum: Thailand
Feb 23, 20, 2:32 am
Replies: 87
Views: 11,890
Posted By SunLover

This website monitors the air quality situation:...

This website monitors the air quality situation: Bangkok Air Pollution: Real-time Air Quality Index (http://aqicn.org/city/bangkok/)

SL
Feb 22, 20, 2:24 am
Replies: 67
Views: 7,025
Posted By SunLover

Yes. If you look at last minute awards (starting...

Yes. If you look at last minute awards (starting around T-5) there has been some TG F BKK-LHR/FRA/NRT/HND and even some LH F BKK-FRA. More elusive (but still can be found) is the onward LH F FRA-USA....
Feb 15, 20, 11:45 pm
Replies: 678
Views: 83,263
Posted By SunLover

In a perfect world it is preferred to enter the...

In a perfect world it is preferred to enter the US at your final destination airport. Much less hassle. So a TPAC segment directly to EWR makes much more sense.

i would see if UA would change your...
Feb 13, 20, 1:14 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 14,892
Posted By SunLover

Yup: another First World problems thread. I...

Yup: another First World problems thread.

I recently booked last minute and was forced (LOL) into an Ďangledí 4D Polaris seat. It was fine. The design of the seat provides some overall decent...
Feb 6, 20, 5:34 pm
Replies: 221
Views: 365,770
Posted By SunLover

I just booked a one way J reward ticket 24 hours...

I just booked a one way J reward ticket 24 hours prior to departure: EWR-ZRH-BKK UA/TG was 93.5k miles (3.5k premium) + $23.80 in taxes. There was also J/F segment availability EWR-LHR-BKK on UA/TG,...
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