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Today, 12:27 am
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Posted By sammyg901

Not the specifics - but according to the Daily...

Not the specifics - but according to the Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8979975/Quarantine-travellers-reduced-just-FIVE-DAYS.html ...
Yesterday, 11:23 pm
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Posted By sammyg901

I think (if it's been considered at all) the...

I think (if it's been considered at all) the concern would be that you'll have had a long period "in the wild" whilst transiting the travel corridor and on a flight from e.g. Dubai or Qatar where you...
Yesterday, 9:33 pm
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Posted By sammyg901

So the" Test to Release" is official...

So the" Test to Release" is official https://www.gov.uk/government/news/test-to-release-england-introduces-testing-strategy-for-international-arrivals

I'm arriving back on the 8th December so...
Yesterday, 9:19 am
Replies: 196
Views: 46,364
Posted By sammyg901

The A380 is gone too from the BA11/12 - showing...

The A380 is gone too from the BA11/12 - showing an non-CS 77W

I could imagine this sticking - this would be about when Sydney could resume and BA seem to like the 77W for cargo purposes on this...
Nov 18, 20, 7:46 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,097
Posted By sammyg901

BA have reliably operated into Singapore for...

BA have reliably operated into Singapore for months, so it was a little curious that they suspended passenger traffic on this route as the restrictions on the Singapore side meant that there wasn't...
Nov 17, 20, 4:14 am
Replies: 196
Views: 46,364
Posted By sammyg901

Indeed they do. There is also the issue that the...

Indeed they do. There is also the issue that the LGW config is PE heavy but QR doesn't sell it which isn't ideal, either it'll be empty or full of upgrades. Definitely a curious one, will see if it...
Nov 16, 20, 11:45 pm
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Posted By sammyg901

I would argue the opposite actually to some...

I would argue the opposite actually to some extent- QR provides wide coverage into leisure destinations across SE Asia - Siem Reap, Krabi, Bali, Phuket, Cebu, Ho Chi Minh are just some I can think of...
Nov 14, 20, 12:16 pm
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Views: 567,450
Posted By sammyg901

Indeed, I would be delighted with a couple of...

Indeed, I would be delighted with a couple of weeks away somewhere warm at BAs expense!! & I'm sure if you had to get back, booked yourself on a reasonable option and sent BA the bill you'd get the...
Nov 14, 20, 11:30 am
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Views: 567,450
Posted By sammyg901

I'm often surprised there isn't a senior BA...

I'm often surprised there isn't a senior BA manager reading this forum who picks up on clearly ridiculous circumstances like this and gets them resolved. Even if they have to buy a ticket on a...
Nov 14, 20, 11:26 am
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Views: 9,110
Posted By sammyg901

If it's for a holiday take the money, Malaysia...

If it's for a holiday take the money, Malaysia cases are heading in a upward direction and controls are getting ever stricter. Most of SE Asia is going to be out of the question for a holiday until...
Nov 11, 20, 2:00 pm
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Views: 1,266
Posted By sammyg901

bit late but in case it's useful to you or anyone...

bit late but in case it's useful to you or anyone else there are a couple of options for those without a car

In non COVID times you can get a "pet taxi" to collect you in Calais or Paris and...
Nov 8, 20, 10:05 am
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Views: 2,034
Posted By sammyg901

if you could find Avios availability on all the...

if you could find Avios availability on all the flights you need then you could request an future travel voucher and then rebook - topping up the Avios as required
Nov 7, 20, 10:46 am
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Views: 53,862
Posted By sammyg901

The VS flight is full in UC / PE so it'll almost...

The VS flight is full in UC / PE so it'll almost certainly run, so that isn't a bad option if you want to avoid quarantine

By the way - I'd actually be pretty comfortable with a 2hr connection at...
Nov 7, 20, 8:12 am
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Views: 53,862
Posted By sammyg901

If it were me I'd do an comfortable length...

If it were me I'd do an comfortable length overnighter in Miami (hotel at my expense) and treat it as an unexpected bonus end to my trip. There are direct flights Miami to London on BA and AA

you...
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Views: 1,030
Posted By sammyg901

OT but you'll be able to bring 24 bottles of wine...

OT but you'll be able to bring 24 bottles of wine back duty free from Jan
Nov 6, 20, 6:37 am
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Views: 63,010
Posted By sammyg901

We had similar with Singapore Airlines, just had...

We had similar with Singapore Airlines, just had to HUACA and escalate a few times and got through to a chap who was willing to break all the rules and rebook my families dirt cheap OTA tickets on to...
Nov 6, 20, 6:11 am
Replies: 94
Views: 11,617
Posted By sammyg901

I can't find the post now but someone posted that...

I can't find the post now but someone posted that BA are planning "repatriation" flights where they can't reroute everybody and Male was mentioned, which would make sense considering how many full...
Nov 1, 20, 3:27 am
Replies: 344
Views: 56,762
Posted By sammyg901

You might get away with it if Ryanair were...

You might get away with it if Ryanair were overwhelmed with such requests but you were in the wrong here and I am surprised Barclaycard accepted your complaint. Ryanair operated the flight and...
Oct 26, 20, 4:41 am
Replies: 249
Views: 23,037
Posted By sammyg901

The partner really makes no difference if they do...

The partner really makes no difference if they do not fix the underlying issues around stock / logistics. I've flow IST-LHR multiple times and there has been no substantial food in the BOB ever (of...
Oct 14, 20, 11:54 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,254
Posted By sammyg901

Strike action ...

Strike action

https://news.gtp.gr/2020/10/14/strikes-disrupt-air-travel-greece-thursday/

Will have an impact over next few days
Oct 14, 20, 6:47 am
Replies: 63
Views: 9,294
Posted By sammyg901

In some ways the flights could be reasonably...

In some ways the flights could be reasonably viable for BA since they are flying an almost empty 777 to Singapore anyway. ~50 full fare seats inbound, whoever they can lift outbound to Singapore or...
Oct 14, 20, 5:10 am
Replies: 485
Views: 39,512
Posted By sammyg901

I haven't actually changed it but my SIN-LHR...

I haven't actually changed it but my SIN-LHR (early April) is offering to change to another date (peak or off peak) and get a small cash refund - no mention of Avios. However the actual underlying...
Oct 13, 20, 4:37 am
Replies: 485
Views: 39,512
Posted By sammyg901

Indeed, I fully expect that it will price at the...

Indeed, I fully expect that it will price at the "full" price. Perhaps they've broken things trying to make sure that is the case! :D

now we are within 24hrs one could book a ticket today (once...
Oct 12, 20, 11:04 pm
Replies: 485
Views: 39,512
Posted By sammyg901

You'll be using the voucher to book whatever new...

You'll be using the voucher to book whatever new flights you want at the rate that day, so that definitely will not work
Oct 12, 20, 9:41 pm
Replies: 485
Views: 39,512
Posted By sammyg901

I seem to be able to change past June without...

I seem to be able to change past June without repricing and I infer it will ticket but people haven't been keen to confirm it here. But last day of the sale - unlikely they'd do anything about it now...
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