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Forum: TravelBuzz
Yesterday, 4:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By Duck1981

I always dine at the bar in the hotels and...

I always dine at the bar in the hotels and normally (especially in the States) it doesn't take long until I have a nice chap next to me for a chat.

Outside of hotels I only go to restaurants to...
Oct 23, 20, 9:38 am
Replies: 987
Views: 426,035
Posted By Duck1981

Dear valued Flytertalkers I have a flight to...

Dear valued Flytertalkers

I have a flight to DXB in January (ok, might switch to a triple or 350 until then) and me and wife will fly in Y which is currently operated by a 787 (-9 I believe).
...
Oct 20, 20, 2:27 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,364
Posted By Duck1981

I fully understand that airlines are desperate to...

I fully understand that airlines are desperate to make people flying again so in example Heathrow starts to offer LAMP testing - basically a nice idea but pretty useless as 95% of my destinations...
Oct 13, 20, 6:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,696
Posted By Duck1981

I think I've read his column only a few times...

I think I've read his column only a few times during my time when I had *A status (at that time I got my hand for the first time on a US inflight magazine and I was wondering about all the...
Oct 7, 20, 9:58 am
Replies: 98
Views: 6,202
Posted By Duck1981

I believe the reason why - in example - LH...

I believe the reason why - in example - LH requires a doctor's note + negative CoVid test is that we have plenty of doctors in Germany who are opposing CoVid restrictions themselves and hence give...
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 6, 20, 4:43 am
Replies: 116
Views: 23,609
Posted By Duck1981

Just came back from a trip to Mallorca - we...

Just came back from a trip to Mallorca - we stayed in the Cap Rocat and really loved it (especially given that I have initially booked the Jumeirah - which cancelled our stay; then I booked the...
Oct 1, 20, 3:10 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 9,322
Posted By Duck1981

that would make sense...... shame used MCE...

that would make sense...... shame used MCE several times
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 25, 20, 10:17 am
Replies: 108
Views: 17,937
Posted By Duck1981

Well spotted, but that was my foolish attempt to...

Well spotted, but that was my foolish attempt to be a trader :D - clearly my glass ball predicting a V shaped recovery in air travel was overly correct :td:
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 25, 20, 2:36 am
Replies: 108
Views: 17,937
Posted By Duck1981

As usual a great trip report and I am even more...

As usual a great trip report and I am even more happy that I have sold my IAG shares at 720p :)

I'll have a Club Europe to Palma next week but luckily I have 'paid' only 10k points w/ a companion...
Sep 22, 20, 3:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Duck1981

How many hotels are still bookable which are actually closed?

Dear Forum Members

I was booking today a stay for early October in the St Regis on the island of Majorca.

Booking was confirmed via app, and the cancellation fee would have been a decent 2000...
Replies: 149
Views: 18,840
Posted By Duck1981

These are not costumes, these are traditional...

These are not costumes, these are traditional clothing from my home country Bavaria :)

Would you ever say to a Scot wearing a kilt that he is costumed :D
Sep 15, 20, 3:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,832
Posted By Duck1981

In terms of the inflight experience I suggest you...

In terms of the inflight experience I suggest you familiarize yourself with card boxes :)

Plenty of threads here and one solely for the BA catering experience (sorry just on my phone so can’t look...
Sep 11, 20, 2:49 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By Duck1981

Talking That's exactly why I would visit a Club Lounge

That's exactly why I would visit a Club Lounge
Sep 10, 20, 4:31 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,276
Posted By Duck1981

What's the point of my Waitrose card when there...

What's the point of my Waitrose card when there is a Sainsbury's next to it?
Sep 10, 20, 3:33 am
Replies: 99
Views: 14,979
Posted By Duck1981

I can only speak for my firm - a big4 consultancy...

I can only speak for my firm - a big4 consultancy and it is almost surprising how quickly a 140k employees tanker has globally adapted to MS teams, and our clients did as well.

Covid 19 has...
Sep 5, 20, 5:16 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,215
Posted By Duck1981

Thats really interesting - I have 578 nights now...

Thats really interesting - I have 578 nights now so soon getting a good LT status but I wasn't aware that someone needs to stay every night in a hotel to get a credit as it would otherwise violate...
Sep 5, 20, 2:22 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,536
Posted By Duck1981

I only read this magazine on LHR - LAX flights...

I only read this magazine on LHR - LAX flights somewhere over the Arizona desert when I had nothing else to do anymore.

And even then I only looked at the map and the BA fleet pages :)
Sep 4, 20, 7:43 am
Replies: 132
Views: 5,451
Posted By Duck1981

February 2020 from Leeds to LHR. Slightly delayed...

February 2020 from Leeds to LHR. Slightly delayed but young FO allowed me to sit in his seat whilst we were on the ground, and he took a picture of me in the cockpit. Was great, and I hope he still...
Sep 3, 20, 7:21 am
Replies: 686
Views: 158,648
Posted By Duck1981

I guess that will probably depend on the survival...

I guess that will probably depend on the survival of Norwegian and their cheap flights to the East Coast....
Sep 2, 20, 3:53 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 4,437
Posted By Duck1981

My company is a Big4 consultancy firm, and we...

My company is a Big4 consultancy firm, and we won't have significant business travel before autumn 2021.

And even then on much reduced levels compared to the last 3 years. MS Teams simply works -...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 31, 20, 3:35 am
Replies: 33
Views: 6,879
Posted By Duck1981

Thanks for this TR Same issues with BA -...

Thanks for this TR

Same issues with BA - card boxes only in Club which is pure cost cutting. Any pound for my Business flights to Germany goes directly to LH...
Aug 30, 20, 4:40 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 13,876
Posted By Duck1981

I have entered the US about 20x last year, and...

I have entered the US about 20x last year, and the only airport I ever had to answer questions after successfully printing my GE receipt was JFK T7 (every time).

So not really sure why the JFK...
Aug 30, 20, 4:32 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,035
Posted By Duck1981

I thought the same - but I wish my German...

I thought the same - but I wish my German heritage would allow me to express my thinking in such a polished English :)
Aug 30, 20, 4:18 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 9,540
Posted By Duck1981

Agree. As long as we come back - and many others...

Agree. As long as we come back - and many others - things cannot be so wrong. As Dave pointed out, there are always different options to travel, and we can vote with our wallets. My own flying career...
Aug 30, 20, 4:05 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 9,540
Posted By Duck1981

I agree on that one, and I am sure I'll agree on...

I agree on that one, and I am sure I'll agree on your next 41000 posts as well :)
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