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Posted By jochen_vdk

Sure. That's exactly why I wrote in my post...

Sure. That's exactly why I wrote in my post (which you cut) "with in return following advantages: LT FTL/SEN, which did not exist before" :) And still, you would need to travel this flying pattern...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I start to think they intentionally introduced...

I start to think they intentionally introduced the rediculous Status Star system just to be able to use it against us for a devaluation of past loyalty.
That's the only reason I see for introducing...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

It is particularly shocking to see how they...

It is particularly shocking to see how they really punish the expensive booking classes C, D, J and B, M, Y with an increase of up to 327%, with the situation being even worse for flights longer than...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Thanks a lot for this beautiful illustration of...

Thanks a lot for this beautiful illustration of the cruel reality!

It confirms what many of us had already noticed: the new system is only an improvement for two types of travellers, either flying...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Sure, if that's the only flying they are doing,...

Sure, if that's the only flying they are doing, that does not make sense. But for people that were stuck somewhere in between FTL and SEN, and do travel abroad in Y, it does make a lot of sense to...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Correct, at least provided your 100,000 miles for...

Correct, at least provided your 100,000 miles for SEN are also HON Circle miles (so Business and First class on LH group airlines only)
If you fly those 100,000 status miles in Y, you won't get HON...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Indeed, that is also what I have found out for my...

Indeed, that is also what I have found out for my personal situation. My 12 years as SEN will bring me 4,000 points, whereas I will need maximum another 12,5 years (at 480 points/year) to get the...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I have been SEN for 10 years now, I had years...

I have been SEN for 10 years now, I had years with 300,000 status miles and years with 50,000, but the avearge over the full 10 years should be well above 100,000 status miles.
This year I will end...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Flight not taken, recover unused taxes through Geld-für-Flug

I often book cheaper return flights long in advance and sometimes my schedule changes so I need to buy a new ticket.
If this happens before departure of the first flight, I usually call the airline...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Yes you can indeed, although it happened once...

Yes you can indeed, although it happened once that the hotel that did not collect the certificate contacted me after my stay by e-mail, asking to mail in the certificate.
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Posted By jochen_vdk

This really depends on the hotel. I have had...

This really depends on the hotel.
I have had many stays without any special mention on the invoice, I have had as many stays that mention "bonus point package" or "5000 bonus points" or "room incl...
Nov 5, 18, 3:20 pm
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Just a short update - on the phone they insist...

Just a short update - on the phone they insist they have done nothing wrong, I can't pull another type of answer out of them, no matter to whom I am talking. My complaint by e-mail is being ignored....
Oct 12, 18, 3:05 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I get confirmation mail + separate eticket when I...

I get confirmation mail + separate eticket when I make a booking. When changing a booking I NEVER get a separate eticket, only the reservation. Checked that on the last 10 rebookings. So that’s why I...
Oct 12, 18, 3:02 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Indeed. That sometimes happens, especially when I...

Indeed. That sometimes happens, especially when I book on short notice like 2 hours before departure. I get the same kind of confirmation mail with reservation code but No ticket number. Payment...
Oct 11, 18, 11:49 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Indeed, that was the answer of KLM. But how do...

Indeed, that was the answer of KLM. But how do you know if the ticket has been re-issued or not? It is an electronic ticket, so you do not get a paper of some kind. And KLM does not send the...
Oct 11, 18, 11:42 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I entered my credit card details on the KLM...

I entered my credit card details on the KLM website, the transaction was confirmed, again on the KLM website, and I received the confirmation e-mail, with the confirmation of the credit card payment....
Oct 10, 18, 2:32 pm
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Thanks everybody for the replies. FWIW it...

Thanks everybody for the replies.

FWIW it was a KLM ticket, KLM operated flight, booked on the KLM website. Indeed KLM never sends out new e-tickets when rebooking a flight.

I will insist and...
Oct 9, 18, 10:51 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I never get a new e-ticket e-mailed to me when I...

I never get a new e-ticket e-mailed to me when I change KLM bookings online. I only get the rebooking confirmation mentioning all the new booking details.
The only difference is that this time, the...
Oct 9, 18, 10:26 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

But I got my changes confirmed by e-mail! I got...

But I got my changes confirmed by e-mail! I got the booking confirmation which mentioned "Your reservation is confirmed", booking code, ticket number, price, confirmation of payment with my credit...
Oct 9, 18, 9:03 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Rebooking not issued by KLM, refused check in

I have rebooked a KLM ticket and received a rebooking confirmation by e-mail. In the app, the new flight data were visible, everything looked good.

The evening before the flight, I could not check...
Dec 24, 17, 8:43 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Thanks! In some cases I got rebooked by KLM...

Thanks!

In some cases I got rebooked by KLM on another airline. I have asked Flying Blue for mileage credit of the original itin due to invol reroute, and once they credited within the hour, in...
Dec 24, 17, 3:02 am
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Posted By jochen_vdk

I had one year of gold in between because I got a...

I had one year of gold in between because I got a baby and I travelled less.
Dec 24, 17, 2:37 am
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Views: 1,686
Posted By jochen_vdk

Back to gold due to weather

After 10+ years of Platinum I missed requalification this year because of all the cancellations in December.

I would qualify both on miles and on segments, I was 6-7 segments short of Platinum and...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

Cheapest hotel in Europe

I am currently looking for the cheapest hotel in Europe for a 4 night stay (trigger several Accelerate tasks) during the next couple of weeks.

I have previously stayed at hotels in Spain (40-50...
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Posted By jochen_vdk

You do not get a refund of fare, but in case the...

You do not get a refund of fare, but in case the taxes are cheaper, the tax difference is refunded
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