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Feb 6, 15, 6:01 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Diabo

Hertz only met their obligations towards the...

Hertz only met their obligations towards the credit card company. They didn't meet their obligations towards the victim of their unauthorized transaction.

That obligation goes beyond refunding the...
Feb 5, 15, 12:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Diabo

Hertz erroneously charged $x, and as a result...

Hertz erroneously charged $x, and as a result caused damage in excess of $x.

It doesn't matter who pocketed the credit card fees and exchange rate difference. All these costs are the direct result...
Feb 5, 15, 12:08 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,383
Posted By Diabo

Why do so many people believe Hertz doesn't have...

Why do so many people believe Hertz doesn't have to pay the credit card fees and any payment from them should be considered "goodwill?"

Hertz is responsible for the unauthorized credit card...
Dec 28, 14, 5:27 pm
Replies: 162
Views: 38,116
Posted By Diabo

They expect people to take out their book and sit...

They expect people to take out their book and sit down. Searching the bag for a smartphone, tablet, power pack, the other phone, and (what's the hurry?) a stylus too. Oh, and the book too. Am not...
Sep 8, 14, 1:00 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 7,664
Posted By Diabo

Did you try to ask on their facebook or twitter...

Did you try to ask on their facebook or twitter site? KLM usually replies much faster over there.
Aug 26, 14, 2:21 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,882
Posted By Diabo

If you miss a 60 min connection (especially if it...

If you miss a 60 min connection (especially if it involves a bus ride from a remote stand), it's up to the airline to explain why they expect passengers to make their connections in way less time...
Aug 24, 14, 9:49 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 15,139
Posted By Diabo

Looks like the return flight issue won't be a...

Looks like the return flight issue won't be a problem anymore in the not-too-distant future. Among the proposed updates for the next version of EC261 is a ban on the practice of cancelling returns...
Aug 24, 14, 8:19 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,882
Posted By Diabo

DL8678 has an average delay of 16 minutes. That's...

DL8678 has an average delay of 16 minutes. That's a pretty good score for a 2h flight, but on a 1h connection those 16 minutes will almost certainly make you arrive in SEA more than 4 hours late.
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Aug 24, 14, 3:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By Diabo

Airlines are legally required to inform their pax...

Airlines are legally required to inform their pax about EC261/04 without the pax asking for it. AF often fails to do so, so if your friend accidentally waives his EC261/04 rights there may be a way...
Aug 24, 14, 3:29 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,882
Posted By Diabo

There are plenty of other flights that get you...

There are plenty of other flights that get you there on the same day, arrival at SEA about 6 or 7 PM.

It's worth asking in DUB if they can book you on a DUB-LHR-SEA connection instead, especially...
Replies: 83
Views: 11,792
Posted By Diabo

Of course all cats aboard freak out. All those...

Of course all cats aboard freak out. All those 321s on AA coast-to-coast flights bark like a dog when the second engine kicks in.

Cats should fly Boeing, not Airbus with its canine power transfer...
Aug 4, 14, 10:04 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,183
Posted By Diabo

Nope. They don't waive anything between 20 and 23...

Nope. They don't waive anything between 20 and 23 kg, they just apply the nearly global 50 lbs standard.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 3, 14, 4:37 am
Replies: 183
Views: 21,267
Posted By Diabo

I had the same hopes when Disney bought the...

I had the same hopes when Disney bought the Mickey Mouse law that extends copyright to 90 years.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 3, 14, 4:26 am
Replies: 183
Views: 21,267
Posted By Diabo

Back then american customers didn't know what...

Back then american customers didn't know what they were missing. Now they do, and by the time the senate and prez are done they certainly do.

By the time the bill turns into law, not showing...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 3, 14, 4:20 am
Replies: 183
Views: 21,267
Posted By Diabo

Of course all american airlines have to comply...

Of course all american airlines have to comply with all european laws in europe. If they don't, they'll find themselves in a european court real quick.

Which means that any american who wants to...
Jul 3, 14, 2:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By Diabo

Go for Lufthansa. The extra connection sucks, but...

Go for Lufthansa. The extra connection sucks, but anything's better than having to endure PRG-JFK on Delta metal. Especially economy on their 767s...

And you avoid paying Delta $5 for bottles of...
Jul 3, 14, 1:40 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,007
Posted By Diabo

Sounds like a good deal for NS and Schiphol. NS...

Sounds like a good deal for NS and Schiphol. NS pockets 5 euros, Schiphol gets its pax to arrive early and spend more time in their shopping mall that happens to have an airport attached to it.
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Jul 3, 14, 11:49 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,664
Posted By Diabo

If KLM keeps trying to keep your cash, fill out...

If KLM keeps trying to keep your cash, fill out the form on http://www.ilent.nl/english/aviation/denied_boarding/index.aspx and let them kick KLMs behind for you. Send a copy to KLM too.

They're...
Jun 26, 14, 4:52 pm
Replies: 597
Views: 69,458
Posted By Diabo

to all at hotels, bars, restaurants, etc.: ...

to all at hotels, bars, restaurants, etc.:

Away with those envelopes!

It's OK to receive tips, and I understand that some countries (USA included) have totally inadequate minimum wages, but you...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 20, 14, 5:43 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

Not where I work. They don't nickel-and-dime the...

Not where I work. They don't nickel-and-dime the way airlines do.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 19, 14, 12:32 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

You fly to a meeting and your employer is...

You fly to a meeting and your employer is co-organizing it.

On day two of the three-day conference your co-organizing employer sponsors lunch for everyone. If you keep the per diem, you've...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 19, 14, 12:23 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

That's just a matter of semantics. But if you...

That's just a matter of semantics. But if you like to nitpick, here's another one: your employer gives you a per diem, but his client buys you lunch.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 19, 14, 8:28 am
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

It may be easier, but easy is not always right. ...

It may be easier, but easy is not always right.

Any employer is free to allow double dipping. Most of them do to some extent: if you get a per diem but you're not that hungry you're free to keep...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 15, 14, 12:17 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

Nope. Your friend can't claim hotel expenses...

Nope.

Your friend can't claim hotel expenses for the two free nights, but the $200 is a compensation for personal inconvenience. Your friend can keep it, provided that he doesn't claim...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 15, 14, 11:53 am
Replies: 116
Views: 14,272
Posted By Diabo

I never said that an employer could unilaterally...

I never said that an employer could unilaterally force you to hand over the compensation in exchange for nothing.

Any employer can unilaterally decide that you have to hand over the compensation...
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