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Today, 2:39 am
Replies: 722
Views: 215,855
Posted By WorldLux

The lounge is open but don't expect them to be...

The lounge is open but don't expect them to be particularly welcoming. I was booked on BA419 a month ago and you could hear sighs of relief when the lounge receptionist went to the back room and told...
Today, 2:12 am
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By WorldLux

Flying...

Flying BRU/CDG/FRA/DUS/CGN/HAM/ARN/DUB/CPH/HEL/OSL/LUX/... -LHR-DFW.

Avoids US transfers, gets you the benefit of a long flight to DFW, and, during off-peak periods, the possibility of flying Y+...
Yesterday, 6:09 am
Replies: 102
Views: 16,967
Posted By WorldLux

More annoying than the routing via the UK are the...

More annoying than the routing via the UK are the restrictions that Three puts on its Feel at home roaming. It's a relatively flexible wording and, AFAIK, prevents you from using your contract over...
Jun 23, 18, 2:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By WorldLux

The VAT refund lines at Heathrow can get quite...

The VAT refund lines at Heathrow can get quite long. The system is IMO flawed: Processing the VAT refunds at the airport creates a bottleneck. I prefer having the VAT refund processed in the shop...
Jun 21, 18, 4:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By WorldLux

I'd personally avoid Ibiza for family vacations....

I'd personally avoid Ibiza for family vacations. It's smaller and therefore harder to escape the party life. Majorca is probably better suited. Canary islands could be interesting too.
Jun 21, 18, 3:59 pm
Replies: 462
Views: 83,408
Posted By WorldLux

^ And even before the blockade started, it...

^

And even before the blockade started, it was IMO clear that QR was going to use the introduction of the QSuites to hike their fares a little.
Jun 21, 18, 7:33 am
Replies: 13
Views: 266
Posted By WorldLux

Ding, ding, ding! GreenMotion is one of...

Ding, ding, ding!

GreenMotion is one of those rental agencies that is consistently the cheapest on Kayak and other sites. Sometimes renting cars for single digit amounts per day. You know what...
Jun 18, 18, 1:55 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,088
Posted By WorldLux

Reminds me of the small ash trays that airplane...

Reminds me of the small ash trays that airplane seats used to have.
Forum: Europe
Jun 18, 18, 1:51 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By WorldLux

For starters, you'll probably need the ok from...

For starters, you'll probably need the ok from your parents.

Re: extra documentation for minors travelling alone, you can find basic information here....
Jun 17, 18, 3:00 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,011
Posted By WorldLux

Have a look around Victoria coach station around...

Have a look around Victoria coach station around 3 - 5 am, a place many STN passengers will have to go through to catch their early morning flights. Stansted is a really nice place compared to...
Jun 17, 18, 2:42 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By WorldLux

Not sure if related but BA seems to have had belt...

Not sure if related but BA seems to have had belt problems at T3. Longer than usual queues (CW/CE 10 to 15 minutes wait; Y/bag drop queue reaching the D entry of T3 departures). Some check-in desk...
Jun 17, 18, 6:31 am
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By WorldLux

We aren't talking about publishing your account...

We aren't talking about publishing your account information in the papers but giving it to a person so that said person can make a payment. I really don't see how else BA could pay a claim. Cheque? I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 12, 18, 5:33 am
Replies: 74
Views: 10,212
Posted By WorldLux

Sitting backwards in CW, enjoying pre-departure...

Sitting backwards in CW, enjoying pre-departure bubbles when a woman, sat across the aisle, efffing glared at me and gave me a dirty look for drinking bubbles. 20 minutes later, said lady was downing...
Jun 11, 18, 4:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By WorldLux

In short: Ticket rules. Some airlines will...

In short: Ticket rules.

Some airlines will allow (double) open jaw construction with all of their fares. Other airlines may restrict tickets to one open jaw (i.e. either destination or origin,...
Jun 11, 18, 11:20 am
Replies: 34
Views: 8,457
Posted By WorldLux

The wording of the rules is IMO clear. Those with...

The wording of the rules is IMO clear. Those with priority can bring one small and one large bag. Those without priority may bring one small and one large bag, but the large bag will have to go into...
Jun 10, 18, 6:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By WorldLux

On the other hand, the initially effort of some...

On the other hand, the initially effort of some airlines to curtail the application of the regulation may very well be what led to the ECJ ruling so consumer favourably. Even with the current...
Forum: Europe
Jun 10, 18, 5:27 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By WorldLux

A 2FA would require a connection: Either mobile...

A 2FA would require a connection: Either mobile phone network or an internet connection. Having a 2FA for in-person purchases would lengthen the payment process dramatically and wouldn't work in...
Jun 10, 18, 2:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By WorldLux

:confused: If it were up to unions, then...

:confused:

If it were up to unions, then there wouldn't be an advanced notice of strikes. That of course would create chaos. Imagine French ATC not turning up one morning. Sudden airspace...
Jun 10, 18, 2:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By WorldLux

I think it's a rather pointless effort as it will...

I think it's a rather pointless effort as it will depend on the specific circumstances.
Forum: Europe
Jun 10, 18, 10:23 am
Replies: 53
Views: 1,718
Posted By WorldLux

2FA would be a nightmare for small amounts and...

2FA would be a nightmare for small amounts and where phones have no internet connection (e.g. subway stations, airplanes, etc.).



I don't see the advantage of a mobile wallet compared to a...
Jun 7, 18, 2:38 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,808
Posted By WorldLux

The problem isn't a technological one. We have...

The problem isn't a technological one. We have been able to fly at significantly higher speeds for decades now. The problems are economic and political ones. Prohibition of supersonic flights over...
Jun 7, 18, 1:38 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,808
Posted By WorldLux

I'm well aware of Boom. The problems I've listed...

I'm well aware of Boom. The problems I've listed in the quoted post still remain applicable. No matter how you turn or twist it, a supersonic airplane won't be as fuel-efficient as a subsonic...
Jun 7, 18, 6:19 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,808
Posted By WorldLux

Shows how good the technology is/was. Not to...

Shows how good the technology is/was. Not to mention that engines have improved considerably.



I suspect that many ultra long hauls won't be around for long.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 6, 18, 5:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By WorldLux

Non-stop. 10hrs really isn't that long for a...

Non-stop. 10hrs really isn't that long for a flight.
Jun 6, 18, 5:37 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,808
Posted By WorldLux

Which isn't going to happen. Cost, range and...

Which isn't going to happen. Cost, range and prohibition of supersonic flight over land will make it an unattractive proposition.
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