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Sep 13, 19, 5:36 am
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Posted By Nhilar

Well at 1k, I get the cheapo offers about 50% of...

Well at 1k, I get the cheapo offers about 50% of the time - not to bad.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 13, 19, 1:04 am
Replies: 65
Views: 9,299
Posted By Nhilar

US domestic F, is only about the hard product,...

US domestic F, is only about the hard product, the food is well..generally worse than fast food, how much alcohol do you really want (and really is it that important for you to get sauced on a...
Sep 13, 19, 12:53 am
Replies: 50
Views: 8,682
Posted By Nhilar

Wow, I love it, that would make the entitled ones...

Wow, I love it, that would make the entitled ones cry even more. If I could flavor my whiskey with their tears, that would be transcendental.
Sep 12, 19, 7:23 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 8,682
Posted By Nhilar

Most travelers these days are drought and famine...

Most travelers these days are drought and famine resistant. In reality, unlike water in which the mean survival time without is 4 days, the mean survival time without food is 70 days (that is why I...
Sep 12, 19, 4:54 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 8,682
Posted By Nhilar

I am with the late great Anthony Bourdain - dont...

I am with the late great Anthony Bourdain - dont eat that crap on the plane, arive hungry and eat what the locals eat.
Sep 12, 19, 4:48 pm
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Views: 8,682
Posted By Nhilar

Oh it certainly does not cheapen the experience...

Oh it certainly does not cheapen the experience for me, and I am an elite, when offered a cheap upgrade I purchase it, even if there was a high likelihood that I would get upgraded why? The tears of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 10, 19, 10:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By Nhilar

Not to be flippant, your response is incredibly...

Not to be flippant, your response is incredibly insulting as it appears you are putting words in my mouth (specifically please identify where I said "most accidents are not survivable" - since you...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 10, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By Nhilar

Meh

I agree with you in principle, but it does not really matter, the number of whole plane threatening events ( I am not talking about the daily happening like aborted landings, engine trouble that...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 2, 19, 6:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By Nhilar

This. If they were bothering me and refusing to...

This. If they were bothering me and refusing to not include me in their production, I would be doing everything in my power to passively aggressivly ruin thier video -taking out a gyno text for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 31, 19, 6:07 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 9,299
Posted By Nhilar

Handle?

You can't really "handle" a flight attendant, grumpy or not - your interactions with them should be straightforward and strictly professional. If one gives you bad service, deal with it afterwards...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 22, 19, 9:19 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,173
Posted By Nhilar

Avoid checking a bag if at all possible....

Avoid checking a bag if at all possible. Sometimes it is unavoidable and I have been bitten, but it is usually theft and damage verses outright loss. Honeymoon cruise they lost my bag on a direct...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 21, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,511
Posted By Nhilar

[QUOTE=rickg523;31440552]$400 Beach cabanas? Yes!...

[QUOTE=rickg523;31440552]$400 Beach cabanas? Yes!
$400 Pool cabanas? Nope.
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I agree with you too, 400 beach cabana in the Maldives, that I would pay for!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 21, 19, 11:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,511
Posted By Nhilar

I am with you on this one I don't go on...

I am with you on this one I don't go on vacation/adventure to sit by a pool. A pool cabana in Hawaii is the same as one in Jacksonville Florida to me...to pay for one? I wouldn't take one for free!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 21, 19, 7:44 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,173
Posted By Nhilar

Simple rules

I do alot of buisness travel, and I do understand that lost bags are relatively rare, however i follow a simple rule that my father gave me who had millions of miles on Pam Am and other legacy...
Aug 8, 19, 7:39 am
Replies: 94
Views: 8,335
Posted By Nhilar

I said most, I would consider most of Europe...

I said most, I would consider most of Europe safer than alot of places in the united states, however you chance of getting pick pocketed in Rome is higher than in NYC, largely I am taking about...
Aug 7, 19, 7:55 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 8,335
Posted By Nhilar

I have extensively traveled the world, in South...

I have extensively traveled the world, in South America it is universally useful to have a local friend/buisness associate help you avoid such pitfalls as the above mentioned.

My universal...
Aug 7, 19, 7:22 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

The equation is actually pretty simple, traveler...

The equation is actually pretty simple, traveler pays money for a service, his obligation is done, travel provider provides service they were paid for, period. A failure on either end requires...
Aug 7, 19, 12:43 am
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

Exactly, well said.

Exactly, well said.
Aug 6, 19, 7:14 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 8,335
Posted By Nhilar

Wait, what? Your comparing Eurozone cops, while...

Wait, what? Your comparing Eurozone cops, while they may not be Hercule Piorot are generally reasonably uncorrupted,to South American Policia? You know in some remote regions of Brazil the cops dont...
Aug 6, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

I always latch the door when I am in the room - a...

I always latch the door when I am in the room - a couple of instances of rooms being double rented taught me that lesson, and I have also unintentionally (they gave me an occupied room) walked in on...
Aug 6, 19, 6:48 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

Meh, I'd rather improve conditions for everyone...

Meh, I'd rather improve conditions for everyone than be a compliant sheep. To each thier own.
Aug 6, 19, 6:12 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 8,335
Posted By Nhilar

In Rio? I would believe it...however the local...

In Rio? I would believe it...however the local police do realize the importance of tourist money...so probably not in any obvious way.
Aug 6, 19, 6:08 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

Really? I suppose you just complain to...

Really? I suppose you just complain to management? Write to Corporate? Get vague promises of it never happening again? If there is no skin in the game there is no motivation to change...for anything...
Aug 6, 19, 5:34 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 8,335
Posted By Nhilar

Mehta Rio is a pit

I get it, crime can happen anywhere, but comparing Rio of the late 70s early 80s, it is now an open festering cesspool. How anyone considers this place a first tier vacation destination is beyond me...
Aug 6, 19, 5:19 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 8,023
Posted By Nhilar

Unfortunately, in this day and age the only legal...

Unfortunately, in this day and age the only legal and socially acceptable way to communicate displeasure and reduce the chance of a repeat performance is to demand compensation of...
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