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May 24, 12, 3:58 am
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I recently sat in 1K on the 777. Only lasted ~30...

I recently sat in 1K on the 777. Only lasted ~30 minutes - way too much noise etc from the gallery. Luckily 2K was empty so I moved there, and I'm really glad I did as I probably wouldn't have...
May 24, 12, 3:46 am
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Views: 1,053,140
Posted By MilesCollector

You're probably right - they may have just used...

You're probably right - they may have just used the F check in or upgraded their flights. I got the WT+ info from pics posted on twitter.



Really?! Aren't they all around 18/19 years old?
May 23, 12, 12:37 pm
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Views: 1,053,140
Posted By MilesCollector

I researched this further (via twitter) and it...

I researched this further (via twitter) and it appears the entourage was in WT+ and the boys in F - ouch!
May 22, 12, 10:37 am
Replies: 4,417
Views: 1,053,140
Posted By MilesCollector

Not any more, it seems! All 5 One Direction...

Not any more, it seems! All 5 One Direction members were spotted checking in at the T5 First desk on saturday, en route Logan. Not by me... saw the paparazzi pics in one of the online tabloids and...
May 13, 12, 3:26 pm
Replies: 323
Views: 30,965
Posted By MilesCollector

As someone who attempts to spend every xmas/NYE...

As someone who attempts to spend every xmas/NYE in the caribbean, my experience is that there is never reward availability between christmas and new year to any of the caribbean islands. Prices in...
May 12, 12, 4:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,558
Posted By MilesCollector

I also recommend the Radisson Blu. Spent 2 nights...

I also recommend the Radisson Blu. Spent 2 nights there with my family a couple of years ago. We all loved it and will stay there again the next time we visit Jersey. Great afternoon tea, very good...
May 7, 12, 3:58 pm
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Views: 295,755
Posted By MilesCollector

Having just done a flight in NF on a 777, I won't...

Having just done a flight in NF on a 777, I won't recommend any of the seats in row 1. I started off in 1K then moved myself to 2K which was the only free seat in F; there was way too much light and...
May 6, 12, 11:34 pm
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Views: 1,053,140
Posted By MilesCollector

Boybanders Marvin Humes (JLS) and Harry Styles...

Boybanders Marvin Humes (JLS) and Harry Styles (One Direction) at T5 on tuesday checking in at the CW desk for flights to Las Vegas and LAX respectively. Latter was in 20K on the 269 and is a silver...
May 5, 12, 7:19 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By MilesCollector

Wifi was down again for most if this morning...

Wifi was down again for most if this morning (concorde room, south lounges, B gate lounge)
May 5, 12, 6:46 pm
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Views: 832,509
Posted By MilesCollector

I just flew into PHL on the 067. At the time I...

I just flew into PHL on the 067. At the time I booked the flight there were 12 F seats in the cabin, with just 2 seats in the K row. This remained unchanged at T72, T24 etc but as PHL seemed to have...
Feb 18, 12, 2:38 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 6,045
Posted By MilesCollector

Exactly. And how can you tell someone has a BMI...

Exactly. And how can you tell someone has a BMI over 30 just by looking at them? Easy if they're morbidly obese, but not if they're just inching into the low 30s.

In any case, many people with...
Apr 8, 11, 3:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By MilesCollector

You can't move to 15K on ba.com - you need to...

You can't move to 15K on ba.com - you need to call the exec club. Getting moved depends on who you get; I once got a silly man who suggested I was lying when I told him I'd been moved in this manner...
Mar 15, 11, 10:08 am
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Views: 1,053,140
Posted By MilesCollector

Saw Russell Brand striding through the T5 baggage...

Saw Russell Brand striding through the T5 baggage hall yesterday, around 2pm. He was alone and had no luggage, but I was at the other end of the baggage hall so wasn't able to work out the flight...
Feb 27, 11, 12:11 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,469
Posted By MilesCollector

All things being equal I go for the left side of...

All things being equal I go for the left side of the plane. This is because as I always get a window seat, and as I'm right handed, if I need to write I find it easier if my right arm isn't the one...
Feb 27, 11, 12:06 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By MilesCollector

Off to DXB on hols next week. In a group of 3;...

Off to DXB on hols next week. In a group of 3; one person is fretting and wants us to reschedule, the other person and I aren't bothered. We'll see...
Feb 25, 11, 2:12 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,931
Posted By MilesCollector

I haven't yet received the blue card, but...

I haven't yet received the blue card, but according to my account I have dropped down to blue. I only had 180 points anyway so retaining silver would have been a lovely bonus, but I'm not that...
Feb 18, 11, 1:39 pm
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Views: 258,580
Posted By MilesCollector

Quidco finally paid out - 6 months after I...

Quidco finally paid out - 6 months after I applied for the card!
Jan 20, 11, 3:21 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 4,823
Posted By MilesCollector

I got my 1,000 miles after ~6 weeks and a...

I got my 1,000 miles after ~6 weeks and a telephone call to BA :rolleyes:
Jan 20, 11, 2:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By MilesCollector

You can, but be aware that the check-in agent may...

You can, but be aware that the check-in agent may give you a hard time. I usually buy tickets for my mother (travelling without me) and the check-in process has always been uneventful, but last month...
Jan 16, 11, 5:15 am
Replies: 74
Views: 4,760
Posted By MilesCollector

Of the 4 on your list I've only ever been to two...

Of the 4 on your list I've only ever been to two - St Lucia and Barbados. Loved them both but Barbados is my 2nd favourite country in the world - could easily move there. Stay away from the touristy...
Jan 15, 11, 4:42 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,592
Posted By MilesCollector

My BA Room 101: 1. Unruly children and...

My BA Room 101:

1. Unruly children and crying babies in CW/F

2. Surly check-in, gate and cabin crew

3. Gate buses

4. The flimsy boarding pass from the SSCI machine
Jan 14, 11, 2:58 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,642
Posted By MilesCollector

Indeed - I just booked 3 CW return tickets to DXB...

Indeed - I just booked 3 CW return tickets to DXB for 100,000 miles; 2 using a 2-4-1 and one MFU. Whole thing cost 1375, i.e. an average of 458 per ticket. There was reasonably good availability...
Dec 18, 10, 3:03 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,241
Posted By MilesCollector

I stayed at the Glo hotel when I was in Helsinki...

I stayed at the Glo hotel when I was in Helsinki last year. I'd recommend it - it's right beside the Kamp, and you can use the Kamp's facilities like their spa and gym as they're under the same...
Nov 10, 10, 2:52 pm
Replies: 265
Views: 47,476
Posted By MilesCollector

Too much information.

Too much information.
Nov 10, 10, 2:26 pm
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Views: 695,803
Posted By MilesCollector

Cool - will try it and report back!

Cool - will try it and report back!
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