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Yesterday, 6:44 am
Replies: 63
Views: 10,082
Posted By dddc

I have a flat I rented out to a new Oxbridge...

I have a flat I rented out to a new Oxbridge graduate working in the City a little while ago. Her starting salary was £110K+ for her first job. I was gobsmacked when I saw that on the credit...
Jul 27, 20, 4:40 am
Replies: 38
Views: 6,341
Posted By dddc

For the (now defunct) Shareholders Discount. I...

For the (now defunct) Shareholders Discount. I think I got about 60% of my investment back using that before they got canned. Shame! Dividends? Meh. Share Price? I should have paid attention in 2018...
Jul 24, 20, 4:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By dddc

Do they have a history of haggling? I've had...

Do they have a history of haggling? I've had upgrades by going direct (balcony suite for the same price as a standard room for example) but would have thought the chains were a bit more fixed in...
Jul 24, 20, 1:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By dddc

Point talk is pointless as I'm point free here,...

Point talk is pointless as I'm point free here, so any offer would be cash.

I'm not that fussed on a bigger room, but this is a beach hotel on the UK southern coast and if they offered one of the...
Jul 23, 20, 4:33 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By dddc

Extraordinary Breakfast and other eStandby Upgrade offers

Apologies if it's been discussed before, but I've made a booking for a UK Hilton in the next few weeks. I took the "Honors Dream Away Breakfast" rate for my standard room. I then get offered some...
Jul 22, 20, 9:10 am
Replies: 668
Views: 135,105
Posted By dddc

Nice article in the Guardian on Qantas' last...

Nice article in the Guardian on Qantas' last fligh (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/22/secrets-of-the-boeing-747-on-board-the-last-qantas-jumbo-jet)t

And a news article of the last...
Jul 22, 20, 8:52 am
Replies: 63
Views: 8,911
Posted By dddc

Nice article in the Guardian today of the last...

Nice article in the Guardian today of the last flight. (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/22/secrets-of-the-boeing-747-on-board-the-last-qantas-jumbo-jet)
Jul 9, 20, 12:43 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 10,272
Posted By dddc

I have no plans at the moment. Booked a week off...

I have no plans at the moment. Booked a week off in August because we need to bring down our A/L so that everyone isn't off in December!!

Played fantasy flights trying to burn Avios to Sydney and...
Jul 6, 20, 7:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By dddc

Sorry to hear you're job is a Covid-19 casualty. ...

Sorry to hear you're job is a Covid-19 casualty.

I've not flown QR but I've done several trips in the past few years in CX Y and if you get the A350, it's pretty good. The 6 way folding head rest...
Jul 6, 20, 2:34 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,958
Posted By dddc

Searching the web has some answers: The...

Searching the web has some answers:

The article would make you never leave your home again ...
Jul 4, 20, 5:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By dddc

Just for completeness sake, here's an article...

Just for completeness sake, here's an article listing the countries Brits can now travel to/from without quarantine on return (https://www.bbc.com/news/explainers-53221896), but note, at the moment...
Jul 4, 20, 6:07 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,193
Posted By dddc

Open it! Eat it! Film it on youtube, snapchat,...

Open it! Eat it! Film it on youtube, snapchat, tictoc and whatever the latest social sharing app is these days!!

And then get yourself to the nearest hospital for a stomach pump and treatment for...
Jun 30, 20, 8:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,876
Posted By dddc

Just for my own curiosity, is there a website you...

Just for my own curiosity, is there a website you recommend that has comparisons per country? Its a subject that comes up often with my international collection of friends. :D​​​​​​​
Jun 29, 20, 5:00 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,876
Posted By dddc

The EU withdrawal bill brought all EU directives...

The EU withdrawal bill brought all EU directives onto the UK statute books. It's up to the UK to make a physical change to the EU regs from that point. For example, if the UK wants to agree a deal...
Jun 25, 20, 7:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By dddc

Looks like Cathay has dropped Brisbane too, at...

Looks like Cathay has dropped Brisbane too, at least for June and July. (https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_AU/flying-with-us/cathaycare/where-we-fly-now.html)

Curious to know why you think CX158...
Jun 24, 20, 8:16 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By dddc

Be careful if Rightmove or other sight pulls up...

Be careful if Rightmove or other sight pulls up places in flats / apartments / condos. A lot have rules that prohibit short lets of less than 6 months. In my development the estate management has...
Forum: Europe
Jun 24, 20, 8:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By dddc

I went to a wedding in Macedonia several years...

I went to a wedding in Macedonia several years ago near Veles. The couple were going to honeymoon at Ohrid Lake. They said it was very beautiful around there. Shame the wedding wasn't there as there...
Forum: Europe
Jun 24, 20, 8:02 am
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By dddc

That may be a big blue boat called the Ionis that...

That may be a big blue boat called the Ionis that ran Patras, Kefalonia, Ithaca (Vathy) Paxos maybe, then Corfu and back. It had cabins that you could sleep in - and I did in 1978!! I did a bit of...
Jun 24, 20, 7:10 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,623
Posted By dddc

I'm guessing you wisely arrived with plenty of...

I'm guessing you wisely arrived with plenty of time before check in closed. I wonder what would have happened if you arrived on the 60/45 min threshold before take off if they would have let you...
Jun 18, 20, 7:39 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,859
Posted By dddc

Those were the days.... that are thankfully gone!...

Those were the days.... that are thankfully gone! Ties are such a useless item. They just get in the way, something else to clean and a waste of money. I'm so glad none of the global companies I...
Jun 18, 20, 7:36 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,859
Posted By dddc

That is such a holy grail! I think I almost found...

That is such a holy grail! I think I almost found it on Cathay Pacific's A350 Y seats with the 6 way folding headread. The only negative was the seat back was a little too thin and you could feel...
Forum: Europe
Jun 13, 20, 12:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By dddc

Is this the ferry service you're talking about?...

Is this the ferry service you're talking about? It's got a timetable 22/4/20 to 8/9/20 on it's website. (http://corfu.joycruises.gr/ionia-nisia/) I don't know if its lack of tourists or publicity....
Jun 3, 20, 2:47 am
Replies: 144
Views: 38,783
Posted By dddc

Absolutely. Q4 is more of a budgeting guide....

Absolutely. Q4 is more of a budgeting guide. Travel budgets for Q2 and Q3 are zero now. Q4 was set at 40% the the previous level based on what they thought a last revision. But there was always the...
May 31, 20, 10:40 am
Replies: 144
Views: 38,783
Posted By dddc

I used them when I went to Las Vegas (over a...

I used them when I went to Las Vegas (over a decade ago now) because they were great from a time perspective - we were seeing Cirque du Soleil shows every night after being out all day. They ranged...
May 25, 20, 4:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,627
Posted By dddc

Summary here on CityAM...

Summary here on CityAM (https://www.cityam.com/project-birch-government-prepares-rescue-plan-for-largest-british-firms/), courtesy of Head for Points.

Be interesting to see if BA takes part in...
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