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Feb 17, 19, 1:19 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,039
Posted By Raffles

I cannot believe that anyone on here has never...

I cannot believe that anyone on here has never stayed somewhere like this. When I was 19-20 I stayed in many places matching those photos, penniless traveller that I was. Highlight was a place in...
Replies: 32
Views: 3,322
Posted By Raffles

Social hour at Fitzroy is not in the lobby. It...

Social hour at Fitzroy is not in the lobby. It is on the landing, not sure if 1st or 2nd floor - walk up the staircase and you'll find it.
Feb 14, 19, 2:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By Raffles

One titbit is that part of the blame has been put...

One titbit is that part of the blame has been put on the removal of credit card fees last year.

When that happened, the proportion using credit cards shot up hugely. However, unlike a debit card,...
Feb 13, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 550
Views: 60,336
Posted By Raffles

Are you having us on?! July peak for Copenhagen...

Are you having us on?! July peak for Copenhagen is around 18 celsius / 64F. As a Brit I'd be wearing a cotton sweater in that. Average in May is 12-13C (same as London today) which means wool sweater...
Feb 13, 19, 9:23 am
Replies: 234
Views: 23,821
Posted By Raffles

Don't forget Monkey Miles, the miles and points...

Don't forget Monkey Miles, the miles and points blog written by a stuffed toy monkey. Just in case you thought this hobby couldn't sink any lower :-)
Feb 13, 19, 2:49 am
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Raffles

I think the Maxa customer base will be less...

I think the Maxa customer base will be less forgiving of MegaDo style schedule changes, where you can just about assume you will be in the country you were meant to be in but everything else is up...
Replies: 121
Views: 26,211
Posted By Raffles

I imagine 30% of guests at City on any night will...

I imagine 30% of guests at City on any night will be Spire or Plat ....
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By Raffles

Indeed. This is bad news for lovers of real...

Indeed. This is bad news for lovers of real luxury hotels (Duoro Valley is arguably the best resort hotel in Europe) but good news for IHG in the short term.

I have no doubt someone from head...
Feb 12, 19, 10:21 am
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Raffles

Impressively slick site. Interesting to see...

Impressively slick site.

Interesting to see how the tour dates cut across each other so Rudy can pop in and out of the various itineraries for a day here and a day there.
Feb 12, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 88
Views: 13,952
Posted By Raffles

Is it still 4-class on the second batch? Various...

Is it still 4-class on the second batch? Various stories going around that it was to be dropped (possibly because the new CW seat is so amazing .....).
Feb 9, 19, 5:28 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,455
Posted By Raffles

10k gets you £200 off if two travel.

10k gets you £200 off if two travel.
Feb 6, 19, 9:15 am
Replies: 85
Views: 6,474
Posted By Raffles

Any tips for the 4.15 at Redcar?

Any tips for the 4.15 at Redcar?
Feb 6, 19, 8:58 am
Replies: 85
Views: 6,474
Posted By Raffles

BA to move into T8 at JFK

There is a press conference going on in New York as I speak on plans to rebuild New York JFK.

There is a Twitter thread here you can follow -...
Feb 5, 19, 6:36 am
Replies: 412
Views: 73,119
Posted By Raffles

Anyone know how Airbus treats bankruptcy? ...

Anyone know how Airbus treats bankruptcy?

Would someone buy the shell just to queue-jump for A321neos?
Feb 3, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By Raffles

Far more likely that you will see suites for a...

Far more likely that you will see suites for a small co-pay on top of the standard points. We have done this Venice a few times at the JW.
Feb 1, 19, 8:34 am
Replies: 86
Views: 25,880
Posted By Raffles

In a further question, Willie expanded on this....

In a further question, Willie expanded on this. 'oneworld connect' is his preferred route because it only requires full commercial integration with three OW partners to go live. Whilst he didn't say...
Feb 1, 19, 8:12 am
Replies: 879
Views: 211,908
Posted By Raffles

I flew the new Emirates F Suite yesterday and a...

I flew the new Emirates F Suite yesterday and a crew member was telling me how she had needed to deal with a couple who were, erm, taking advantage of the total privacy the suite offers at the point...
Jan 31, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Raffles

This used to be fairly common but you see it less...

This used to be fairly common but you see it less these days, or fewer people discuss it.

It happens when a company, and multinationals like Amazon are the obvious ones, charges your card in a...
Forum: oneworld
Jan 31, 19, 6:30 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,908
Posted By Raffles

All 13 oneworld CEOs in London on Friday

Surprised no-one has picked this up.

Anyway, all 13 oneworld CEO's are in London tomorrow for 'something'. This includes Alex, Willie (not sure how he snuck in!), Luis Gallego from Iberia, Doug...
Jan 31, 19, 6:20 am
Replies: 230
Views: 45,730
Posted By Raffles

I was there on Tuesday / Wednesday for a night on...

I was there on Tuesday / Wednesday for a night on points, got a HUGE suite as a Diamond and no problem with a 3pm check-out. That said, I agree occupancy must be very low - only around 10% on the sun...
Jan 31, 19, 12:21 am
Replies: 879
Views: 211,908
Posted By Raffles

Bingo. I should be seeing Alex on Friday so...

Bingo.

I should be seeing Alex on Friday so will ask, although I'm not expecting much joy ....
Jan 30, 19, 12:50 pm
Replies: 879
Views: 211,908
Posted By Raffles

Those are articles from 2014 :-) However, I still...

Those are articles from 2014 :-) However, I still rate the Qatar T4 lounge as the classiest in Heathrow and with easily the best food, for the record!



You'll remember that we sold all the...
Jan 30, 19, 11:48 am
Replies: 879
Views: 211,908
Posted By Raffles

Any sponsorship money we get for the HFP parties...

Any sponsorship money we get for the HFP parties goes 100% behind the bar, as you would have found out at Christmas. We don't get a penny of it.

The fact that BA has never expressed any interest...
Jan 30, 19, 11:45 am
Replies: 879
Views: 211,908
Posted By Raffles

In the same way that I doubt the Daily Mail has...

In the same way that I doubt the Daily Mail has many black gay EU-born Labour voting readers, I doubt we would be where we are if we were not in line with the views of our readership :-)
Jan 28, 19, 3:08 am
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Raffles

The upside is that you are 100% certain to get a...

The upside is that you are 100% certain to get a ride with Uber as there is a huge pool of cars waiting, whilst something booked via a random car service runs the risk that the driver decides not to...
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