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Feb 6, 17, 9:23 am
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Posted By toyotaboy95

Finally got a chance to burn my SAS miles for...

Finally got a chance to burn my SAS miles for HKG-ALA round trip (25k is a bargain!).

I realised that "stopovers" (>24hrs) are not allowed, but are 'same city' <24 hr airport transfers (e.g....
Nov 7, 15, 8:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,557
Posted By toyotaboy95

Does anyone have updates about row 7 for the new...

Does anyone have updates about row 7 for the new J (Prestige Suites)? SeatGuru advises against this row, but the private cabin is tempting. Already tried searching through the forum.
Oct 28, 15, 11:57 am
Replies: 70
Views: 7,898
Posted By toyotaboy95

To the defense of this particular property, I...

To the defense of this particular property, I myself have experienced the same thing with another SPG property in China a few years ago.

My account was dormant for a while and one day I received...
May 22, 15, 11:40 am
Replies: 258
Views: 37,014
Posted By toyotaboy95

Booking an Asia-LHR-US routing (1h30m connection)...

Booking an Asia-LHR-US routing (1h30m connection) on a UA award. Only thing stopping me from proceeding is the $49.20 charged for the "U.K. Passenger Service Charge".

Is UA wrongly collecting this...
Dec 12, 14, 11:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,422
Posted By toyotaboy95

OZ uses Le Salon Lounge at PNH. Was just there a...

OZ uses Le Salon Lounge at PNH. Was just there a few days ago. While it's relatively outstanding (food options) for a third-world country, I'd give it a max of 1 hour.
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Posted By toyotaboy95

Just a question: If a BRG for a room with...

Just a question: If a BRG for a room with breakfast is approved, will I get the breakfast free as well?
Aug 17, 12, 10:35 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By toyotaboy95

They've been cutting costs, but catering is still...

They've been cutting costs, but catering is still pretty decent. But heck, you don't fly Y to eat.
Aug 17, 12, 10:33 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,651
Posted By toyotaboy95

TG and a number of Asian carriers do this, as a...

TG and a number of Asian carriers do this, as a courtesy. It's very much appreciated if you're flying a premium cabin since there's no stampede from Y pax when disembarking.
Aug 17, 12, 10:27 pm
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Views: 181,259
Posted By toyotaboy95

Same response from TK HKG. But it's really...

Same response from TK HKG. But it's really strange how the seatmap on TK.com allows for seat selection on these sectors if you do a dummy booking.
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Views: 112,188
Posted By toyotaboy95

If anyone's interested, CA seems to have joined...

If anyone's interested, CA seems to have joined the "Book The Cook" bandwagon - but the page is in Chinese only.
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Aug 15, 12, 4:38 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,572
Posted By toyotaboy95

Not surprising at all, given how they're pricing...

Not surprising at all, given how they're pricing Comfort Class at just a slight premium above Economy - as well as the cheap upgrades at check-in. They've finally realised that they can't justify the...
Aug 11, 12, 2:40 am
Replies: 108
Views: 11,419
Posted By toyotaboy95

Highly unlikely that checked luggage will 'fly...

Highly unlikely that checked luggage will 'fly away'. The policy is to remove the checked luggage of passengers not onboard.

And there's also a reason why travel insurance (which covers...
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Views: 3,490
Posted By toyotaboy95

Czech Airlines (OK) appears to be caught up in...

Czech Airlines (OK) appears to be caught up in the dispute with SU as well.


http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/skyteam/1374885-aeroflot-lounges-excluded-cz-elite-benefits.html
Forum: SkyTeam
Aug 8, 12, 3:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By toyotaboy95

First of all, you might want to amend your post....

First of all, you might want to amend your post. Don't confuse CZ (China Southern) with OK (Czech Airlines).

The conflict also appears to affect AF as per...
Aug 8, 12, 3:39 am
Replies: 121
Views: 30,363
Posted By toyotaboy95

It appears now that if anyone tries to input a...

It appears now that if anyone tries to input a status prefix (EBB, EBS, EBG) that is not matching the actual account status after the first registration of the 1500 points, the name of the account...
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Views: 1,481
Posted By toyotaboy95

HX has always been mismanaged. Suddenly pulling...

HX has always been mismanaged. Suddenly pulling out (e.g. SVO, SIN) after 'testing' the market for a year or so is not uncommon, they don't seem to do their homework beforehand.

Possibly if you...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By toyotaboy95

I just wish to clarify to the OP that not all of...

I just wish to clarify to the OP that not all of the 'tricks' he/she listed may be valid.

But yes, certain airlines like CA completely break down in irregular operations, especially with...
Aug 7, 12, 12:42 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,804
Posted By toyotaboy95

The number of seats occupied on the seat map is...

The number of seats occupied on the seat map is not a good indicator of passenger load. Many passengers may not have yet selected their seats.

And fares increase based on time till departure date....
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Views: 1,900
Posted By toyotaboy95

Just FYI, I am fairly certain that the PNR you...

Just FYI, I am fairly certain that the PNR you gave to the CA agent is that of US. There is also no such thing as an 'international ticket number', 037- is US ticket stock and 999- is CA ticket...
Forum: Star Alliance
Aug 3, 12, 6:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By toyotaboy95

Never rely on any airline website for meal info.

Never rely on any airline website for meal info.
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Posted By toyotaboy95

Try Hong Kong Airlines. They launched their Hong...

Try Hong Kong Airlines. They launched their Hong Kong - Nanjing route about 2 months ago so fares should still be comparatively low.
Aug 3, 12, 5:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,023
Posted By toyotaboy95

Not exactly, the 'home' airline (i.e. FFP...

Not exactly, the 'home' airline (i.e. FFP airline) will usually give more special benefits to their own fliers. In the case of CX, Silver gets you lounge access and priority baggage handling when...
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Views: 1,004
Posted By toyotaboy95

Is the airport hotel you are referring to airside...

Is the airport hotel you are referring to airside (transit hotel) or landside (Hilton, etc.)? If landside, I would recommend that you check your back to PEK only and collect your there since you'll...
Jul 21, 12, 1:25 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,975
Posted By toyotaboy95

http://www.elliott.org/blog/airline-freezes-passen...

http://www.elliott.org/blog/airline-freezes-passengers-mileage-account-after-excessive-complaints/
Jul 20, 12, 4:20 am
Replies: 1,701
Views: 232,968
Posted By toyotaboy95

I wouldn't say that the SQ check-in staff "had no...

I wouldn't say that the SQ check-in staff "had no idea". They can see your booking class (O) obviously - which means an award ticket.
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