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Jun 29, 17, 9:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By Horris

Thanks arbitrary, the dates I was looking at were...

Thanks arbitrary, the dates I was looking at were in October, so for some reason its not allowing (some) domestic bookings for later in the year. I checked on Avios.com and the availability is all...
Jun 29, 17, 9:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,336
Posted By Horris

I've been having the same problem for the last...

I've been having the same problem for the last few days trying to book GLA-LHR. Have tried different browsers etc. Always get the error "There was a problem with your request, please try again later"...
Oct 22, 14, 3:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 71,762
Posted By Horris

Surely the biggest advantage of WTP is first...

Surely the biggest advantage of WTP is first crack at the Club Kitchen!!
Jul 7, 14, 7:08 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,645
Posted By Horris

I find that a constant focus on the food served...

I find that a constant focus on the food served on board and in the lounges, and shots of interiors of J/F cabins becomes very tedious quite quickly. I only enjoy the TRs where there's some good...
May 30, 14, 3:47 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,787
Posted By Horris

I'm fairly sure that this isn't the case. ...

I'm fairly sure that this isn't the case.

Outbound travel must take place before the voucher expires.
Dec 10, 13, 7:41 am
Replies: 933
Views: 141,593
Posted By Horris

I cancelled my Amex platinum 6+ months ago and...

I cancelled my Amex platinum 6+ months ago and was therefore fully expecting not to be renewed as a Gold. However, on logging into my account I'm still showing as being Gold, with my new membership...
Nov 22, 13, 6:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By Horris

Certainly no problem doing this - I was in the...

Certainly no problem doing this - I was in the GLA and LGW lounge last week using the Marco Polo Gold card despite having cancelled the Amex Platinum over 6 months ago. Unfortunately the card runs...
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 6, 13, 2:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,512
Posted By Horris

I worked in POM for a couple of years back in the...

I worked in POM for a couple of years back in the late 90s. I was there when the new airport was built and opened - believe me it was state of the art back then! The old airport was basically just a...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 24, 13, 9:46 am
Replies: 112
Views: 67,394
Posted By Horris

Great report as always! As a comparison, we...

Great report as always!

As a comparison, we stayed at the Fullerton Hotel last year and the rooms do look pretty similar to your Fullerton Bay photos. It was a lovely hotel and great location....
Jun 4, 13, 9:31 am
Replies: 45
Views: 10,733
Posted By Horris

You can join the Bangkok Airways FF scheme (no...

You can join the Bangkok Airways FF scheme (no charge) and you automatically get an extra 10kg luggage allowance. Came in handy for us last year on the BKK-USM-BKK flights. We actually found Bangkok...
May 28, 13, 3:36 am
Replies: 30
Views: 5,438
Posted By Horris

That's true, but you'll need to watch the Lions...

That's true, but you'll need to watch the Lions games on TV as they're in NZ in 2017. ;)
Apr 29, 13, 7:44 am
Replies: 177
Views: 30,456
Posted By Horris

For me, I accumulate Avios fairly easily through...

For me, I accumulate Avios fairly easily through CC spend etc, so I prefer to blow them in large chunks knowing that they will soon replenish. For that reason, I much prefer to do a straight...
Mar 19, 13, 10:00 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,369
Posted By Horris

You didn't read my post properly. I said that...

You didn't read my post properly. I said that that the OP's net spend requirement is still 10k. I think that's fair (even if you clearly don't).
Mar 19, 13, 9:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,879
Posted By Horris

I always get that message when trying to open the...

I always get that message when trying to open the 'Explore and Check Availability' using Safari on my iPad. Assumed it was just one of the website's many glitches!
Mar 19, 13, 9:47 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,369
Posted By Horris

I don't agree that your 'solution' is any better...

I don't agree that your 'solution' is any better than the current system. In fact I don't actually think there is a problem given that the OP's net spend requirement this year is still 10k.

If it...
Mar 19, 13, 8:41 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,369
Posted By Horris

But in the first scenario ie the refund takes you...

But in the first scenario ie the refund takes you below 10k, they would be fully entitled to cancel the 2-4-1 voucher that's already been issued, as the 10k spend has not actually been met. Now...
Mar 19, 13, 3:04 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,510
Posted By Horris

Your sums indicate that it will cost you an...

Your sums indicate that it will cost you an additional R60,000, or 4,300 to get from Silver to Gold.

You may or may not get a couple more upgrades, so the only real benefit I can see is access to...
Mar 18, 13, 3:39 am
Replies: 48
Views: 6,943
Posted By Horris

No, despite what some Golds may believe they...

No, despite what some Golds may believe they don't actually have the power to displace anyone. They have the ability to book 1A/K ahead of time, but come T-72 it's basically a free for all. If you've...
Jan 14, 13, 6:05 am
Replies: 45
Views: 11,178
Posted By Horris

It would be a good deal for me personally - I'd...

It would be a good deal for me personally - I'd do it.

I always use a 241 voucher with any large redemptions, and don't acquire huge amounts of Avios outwith credit card spend/ocassional bonuses...
Jan 11, 13, 6:17 am
Replies: 45
Views: 11,178
Posted By Horris

But that's not necessarily a fair comparison. ...

But that's not necessarily a fair comparison.

Bear in mind that you would need to spend around 5k to trigger these bonuses, which might not be easy/possible for the OP to do. I know that Avios...
Jan 11, 13, 5:04 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,287
Posted By Horris

For a flight of less than 3 hours I find FR...

For a flight of less than 3 hours I find FR perfectly acceptable. At least you can buy food you might actually want to eat. Unless you have status with BA, then the experience really isn't that...
Jan 11, 13, 3:46 am
Replies: 45
Views: 11,178
Posted By Horris

I can see a way, if it's someone you actually...

I can see a way, if it's someone you actually know.

The Avios could be in their account at Avios.com, and you simply get their account details, perhaps change the password, and you book flights...
Dec 21, 12, 6:23 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,535
Posted By Horris

Just wondering if anyone has used the above with...

Just wondering if anyone has used the above with success?

We're doing an F redemption next August, and using the above tactic opens up more availability on the GLA-LHR leg. Not sure if this is...
Dec 14, 12, 7:46 am
Replies: 71
Views: 15,203
Posted By Horris

But you would get lounge access on any programme...

But you would get lounge access on any programme as a frequent flier (notwithstanding some airlines lounges are nicer than others). My point is that if BA are not your only option as a carrier, then...
Dec 14, 12, 7:25 am
Replies: 71
Views: 15,203
Posted By Horris

What will evolve out of BA's seemingly new...

What will evolve out of BA's seemingly new seat-release policy is that there will be a new 'strategy' for those wishing premium redemptions ie get award seats on the flight in Y then call up to...
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