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Jan 18, 20, 3:34 pm
Replies: 13
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Posted By joshwex90

Wondering if going to the kiosk would have worked...

Wondering if going to the kiosk would have worked instead of going to a desk to get the bp
Jan 15, 20, 1:32 am
Replies: 33
Views: 17,749
Posted By joshwex90

2 hours is enough to make the flight. The Israeli...

2 hours is enough to make the flight. The Israeli passport doesn't really matter for the check-in though
Yes/Yes
Regular meals ex-TLV are not necessarily Kosher. And if not Kosher, it may be...
Jan 12, 20, 5:06 am
Replies: 1,154
Views: 520,399
Posted By joshwex90

Page won't load. What does it say is the process...

Page won't load. What does it say is the process for re-submitting, and what does it consider "super long?"
Jan 12, 20, 12:01 am
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By joshwex90

I assume same as always, contact LY and ask for a...

I assume same as always, contact LY and ask for a change
Jan 9, 20, 6:01 am
Replies: 294
Views: 59,602
Posted By joshwex90

Yes I've seen dairy KSML Breakfast is...

Yes I've seen dairy KSML


Breakfast is generally dairy
There's a period of time during the summer which is a mourning period in Judaism and most Orthodox Jews (Ashkenazi at least) avoid meat,...
Jan 2, 20, 12:49 am
Replies: 44
Views: 13,433
Posted By joshwex90

How was the Schmoozy Lounge? Been meaning to try...

How was the Schmoozy Lounge? Been meaning to try it out


Yup, unfortunate reality. Dan is slim pickings for everything. It's gotten to the point that if my option is Dan (B/C) or no lounge, I now...
Jan 1, 20, 1:11 am
Replies: 294
Views: 59,602
Posted By joshwex90

Glatt or not Glatt would not affect a dairy...

Glatt or not Glatt would not affect a dairy allergy.

The meals departing London would almost definitely be Glatt (don't believe I've ever gotten a KSML on any carrier ex-LON [any airport] that...
Dec 24, 19, 1:23 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,837
Posted By joshwex90

leavedacannoli why are you listing VWP countries...

leavedacannoli why are you listing VWP countries as "travel to non-visa waiver countries?" All the countries listed are VWP countries (with the possible exception of EU as there are some EU...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 20, 19, 12:54 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

Agreed with M60_to_LGA about public...

Agreed with M60_to_LGA about public transportation. If near the light rail, do that. You can take to the train station and take the train to the airport. Weekdays will have a train at 7:33pm, 8:03pm,...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 19, 19, 1:07 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

I have never been to a bank ATM that didn't have...

I have never been to a bank ATM that didn't have an English option. That doesn't mean they don't exist, just that I've never seen one.

IME, when using an Israeli card, it has offered me a language...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 18, 19, 1:27 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

Agreed Also, while skimming exists in...

Agreed

Also, while skimming exists in Israel, I've found it to be extremely rare. (This is actually one of the reasons Israel has been so slow to adopt EMV - because the rate of fraud was low...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 17, 19, 3:43 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

Very unlikely. Every time I take a taxi from the...

Very unlikely. Every time I take a taxi from the airport, I always ask if they take CC. (Actually every time I take a taxi at all, even when using Gett.) The answer has been 'Yes" once or twice. Even...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 17, 19, 3:23 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

You did indeed get lucky. Not weird at all...

You did indeed get lucky.

Not weird at all that airport taxis don't accept cards. They're no different than any other taxi in the country and why would a taxi driver pay to have a card machine and...
Dec 17, 19, 2:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By joshwex90

EL AL Offers FREE Flight Changes! (For Voters)

EL AL announced they will offer customers free flight changes on tickets...if they're Israeli and flying around election day (March 2, 2020). Nice headline until you open the article. (Still nice,...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 17, 19, 2:24 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

I'll look next time. Thanks Although 1...

I'll look next time. Thanks



Although 1 floor up (the midlevel) is also "official."

That's also where Gett meets you


Agreed, I've almost never seen a taxi in Israel accept credit cards...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 16, 19, 4:13 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,179
Posted By joshwex90

Are there? I've only ever noticed in the arrivals...

Are there? I've only ever noticed in the arrivals hall after clearing customs



Not necessary to tip taxi drivers in Israel (anyone who asks for a tip is because they know you're a tourist)
Dec 16, 19, 1:21 am
Replies: 81
Views: 40,844
Posted By joshwex90

Based on the explanation of the OP, it sounds...

Based on the explanation of the OP, it sounds like it was a business, not security, issue. Nothing to do with laundering (even with a strong-handed approach). Sounds like they're not happy that such...
Replies: 79
Views: 21,422
Posted By joshwex90

Where was the check-in and boarding process a...

Where was the check-in and boarding process a nightmare? In TLV or in Germany?

Regarding the seats and lack of power/IFE, I'm not defending, but it's hardly any worse than most of the...
Dec 15, 19, 2:12 am
Replies: 285
Views: 71,188
Posted By joshwex90

Completely not EL AL's fault here. The fault lies...

Completely not EL AL's fault here. The fault lies with the airport staff. That it broke so much either indicates egregious negligence on the part of the airport or issues directly from Boeing.

LY...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 1, 19, 1:39 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,355
Posted By joshwex90

Interesting about Apple Maps - never used it...

Interesting about Apple Maps - never used it before and thought it might not be so great in Israel. Google Maps is fantastic in Israel as well as it gets (most) of the traffic updates and has all...
Nov 13, 19, 1:46 am
Replies: 115
Views: 22,844
Posted By joshwex90

Not everyone in NJ flies out of EWR. Not everyone...

Not everyone in NJ flies out of EWR. Not everyone from NYC flies out of JFK/LGA.

NJ has more than NYC:
NJ - 8.909M
NYC - 8.623M

But again, that's a silly comparison, as there are other...
Nov 5, 19, 6:35 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By joshwex90

Irrelevant that they're contractors. They have...

Irrelevant that they're contractors. They have access to the same UA computers and can/will change whatever FF# needed. Keep in mind that like anytime you do something like this (not unheard of for...
Nov 5, 19, 2:24 am
Replies: 115
Views: 22,844
Posted By joshwex90

Ironically, my best experiences in EWR have...

Ironically, my best experiences in EWR have specifically been in UA's Terminal C.

Without spending millions of dollars, and unnecessarily so, Terminal A is built in a way that cannot allow airside...
Nov 4, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,437
Posted By joshwex90

Yes there's OLCI. It's a pain but it's an option....

Yes there's OLCI. It's a pain but it's an option.

You will need to clear the security interview with LY, regardless of how you check in.

If you have checked luggage, then whether you did OLCI...
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