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Oct 19, 18, 12:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,178
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Just a data point. I booked whatever category the...

Just a data point. I booked whatever category the MB CLA is in last October and when I got there it was a Volvo. Nothing against Volvos but specifically wanted to try a CLA. Anyway, they noted my...
Oct 14, 18, 10:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JohnnyColombia

After seeing and commenting on this thread...

After seeing and commenting on this thread yesterday I had a gluten free meal booked in Club Europe to Valencia

The experience was actually pretty helpful. The FA got to me and said “We’ve got a...
Oct 14, 18, 5:27 am
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JohnnyColombia

If you are properly allergic to or even...

If you are properly allergic to or even intolerant of gluten then I wouldn’t risk this. In the LGW lounge now and every single hot choice has gluten in it, from the obvious as in pasta to the not at...
Forum: South America
Sep 25, 18, 9:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnnyColombia

RUT is a Colombian tax ID like a UK National...

RUT is a Colombian tax ID like a UK National insurance number or a Spanish NIE. Just put in your passport number
Forum: South America
Aug 19, 18, 6:48 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Three nights is plenty for Cartagena. Two full...

Three nights is plenty for Cartagena. Two full days is ample. Three days at a stretch

Not only is there not much to do around Cartagena for 70 year olds but save for enjoying the ambience of the...
Aug 17, 18, 1:57 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 10,424
Posted By JohnnyColombia

I don't know. I just know that it sucks having to...

I don't know. I just know that it sucks having to use 2 cards and 6 transactions to withdraw 3.6 million




Correct. My ~2% was based on the max withdrawal. I accidentally withdrew 60,000...
Aug 17, 18, 11:44 am
Replies: 55
Views: 10,424
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Davivienda is my bank and although I love their...

Davivienda is my bank and although I love their cute uniforms, their max withdrawal for non-Davivienda cards is actually lower. Davivienda is 400,000COP per withdrawal which is US$132. Bancolombia is...
Jul 27, 18, 2:12 pm
Replies: 329
Views: 61,409
Posted By JohnnyColombia

A quicky that I don't think warrants its own...

A quicky that I don't think warrants its own thread. I have some TopCashBack credit coming from booking.com reservations. According to TCB I cannot cash this out to BA or Avios but it might be...
Jul 27, 18, 2:10 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,549
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Put me down as a hopeful if this comes to...

Put me down as a hopeful if this comes to fruition. I have never been to a BA do and I am next door in Colombia.
Forum: South America
Jun 30, 18, 8:43 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Cheers for the info.

Cheers for the info.
Forum: South America
Jun 27, 18, 11:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnnyColombia

No need to apologise FrankMorris, such is the...

No need to apologise FrankMorris, such is the nature of forums. The info is probably there but it's a pain to find it
Forum: South America
Jun 27, 18, 8:42 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,735
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Hi FrankMorris This has really been done to...

Hi FrankMorris

This has really been done to death on this site but you'd be forgiven for not digging out the info

Argentina and Perú (probably Ecuador too) have tickets with RESIDENCY...
Forum: South America
Jun 27, 18, 8:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By JohnnyColombia

It's really not a reciprocity fee. If it were...

It's really not a reciprocity fee. If it were then people from the USA, UK, Australia etc. would have to pay too.

It's a curious one. It is borne out of Canada changing their requirements for...
Forum: South America
Jun 27, 18, 8:21 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By JohnnyColombia

I just did a quick search for Bogotá on Trivago....

I just did a quick search for Bogotá on Trivago. The first hotel that came up was NH Royal La Boheme

Booking on the NH website. The reservation is guaranteed by credit card but not paid. So you...
Forum: South America
Jun 13, 18, 9:32 am
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Copa closes check in 60 mins before departure for...

Copa closes check in 60 mins before departure for international flights from BOG
LA4043 tends to take 2 hours which is the published flight time.

You can get from domestic arrivals to...
Forum: South America
Jun 8, 18, 12:46 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By JohnnyColombia

No. You do not require a yellow fever certificate...

No. You do not require a yellow fever certificate to travel from Peru to Colombia
Forum: South America
Apr 26, 18, 9:43 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,812
Posted By JohnnyColombia

That's a real shame that La Milagrosa has closed....

That's a real shame that La Milagrosa has closed. I walk past there regularly and had not noticed. To be fair it seldom had many people in it.

Whilst we are doing movers and shakers. Monsiuer...
Apr 10, 18, 1:46 pm
Replies: 372
Views: 59,475
Posted By JohnnyColombia

I don't know the prices of condos in Brazil but I...

I don't know the prices of condos in Brazil but I do know that Rolexes (Rolices???) are priced in USD in countries with shonky currencies so a change downwards in the value of reais would mean that...
Apr 3, 18, 8:47 am
Replies: 372
Views: 59,475
Posted By JohnnyColombia

I'm a big fan of these, awesome for travel. They...

I'm a big fan of these, awesome for travel. They cost $1000 in Colombia though.
Apr 3, 18, 8:45 am
Replies: 372
Views: 59,475
Posted By JohnnyColombia

For me their volume is part of the mystery. How...

For me their volume is part of the mystery. How on earth do they maintain such unforgiving quality control over 800k pieces? Ramping up to those volumes is but an extension of the mystery (and...
Mar 26, 18, 10:18 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 26,056
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Trivia time. One of the reasons Avianca pilots...

Trivia time. One of the reasons Avianca pilots were on strike last year was because of concerns about shoddy maintenance practices by AV.

I’ve been on AV flights where crew have let children run...
Mar 26, 18, 12:39 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 15,999
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Not satisfied with providing a lower class of...

Not satisfied with providing a lower class of service than you paid for, they then lie to you about the reason for this. If it happens 9 days in a row then it is not a weather related irregularity
...
Forum: South America
Mar 20, 18, 4:32 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By JohnnyColombia

I'd go Day 1 Arrive BOG, depending on what...

I'd go

Day 1 Arrive BOG, depending on what time you arrive have a look around the centre or stay in an airport hotel
Day 2 Fly coffee zone
Day 3 Go to a coffee farm and the Mariposario
Day 4...
Mar 14, 18, 11:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Are you understanding this based on Avianca's...

Are you understanding this based on Avianca's unhelpful list of VIP lounges that only includes their own?

If you are flying J then they must have a contract lounge. If you are banking on accessing...
Mar 1, 18, 10:00 am
Replies: 44
Views: 15,999
Posted By JohnnyColombia

Are they still doing this? I thought it was just...

Are they still doing this? I thought it was just to cover the strike which now ended. Although Avianca sacked 44 pilots this week so maybe they are short again

Pilotos de Avianca Despedidos: A 44...
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