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Aug 5, 18, 8:01 pm
Replies: 5,656
Views: 56,404
Posted By El Cochinito

4 weeks to process initial application

First time applicant; submitted application July 8, 2018. Notified today (Sunday) August 5. 2018 of approval to schedule the Global Entry interview. I'll do mine on arrival in IAH in a few weeks.
Oct 29, 17, 11:50 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,223
Posted By El Cochinito

I just spent 90 minutes on the phone with the...

I just spent 90 minutes on the phone with the call center in Medellin rebooking my LAX-BOG-MAD-BOG-LAX trip departing in mid-November. When you call in you'll be transferred to a special rebooking...
Aug 27, 17, 11:34 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 10,432
Posted By El Cochinito

AA MEX-SMF $280 r/t

Checked the SMF-MEX on Google flights and there was good availability. Then looked for origin in MEX and found AA at around $280 all in. Link in Google flights goes to Mexican AA site where I was...
Jun 12, 15, 4:35 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,481
Posted By El Cochinito

Last month my son and I flew Delta (F) SMF-LAX,...

Last month my son and I flew Delta (F) SMF-LAX, connecting to Delta (F) LAX-LAS then Virgin Atlantic (Upper Class) LAS-MAN.

Two PNRs: SMF-LAX then LAX-LAS-MAN

The Delta check-in agent assured...
Forum: Mexico
May 20, 15, 12:29 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,349
Posted By El Cochinito

As an honorary Chilango I also was taken somewhat...

As an honorary Chilango I also was taken somewhat aback by this blog entry. La Capital certainly has its issues but environmentally is certainly better off today than when I first starting visiting...
Apr 29, 15, 12:27 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 10,774
Posted By El Cochinito

4,000 square feet according to this article. One...

4,000 square feet according to this article. One picture:
Linky (http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-04-28/the-virgin-atlantic-clubhouse-at-lax-is-as-california-as-it-gets)

In just a few weeks...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 21, 15, 4:20 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 7,710
Posted By El Cochinito

For our family's trip this fall I'm splitting our...

For our family's trip this fall I'm splitting our time between two hotels in greater Dubai. For the first 3 nights we'll be at the Hilton Doubletree at Jumeirah Beach. For the last 4 nights we'll be...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 9, 15, 4:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,131
Posted By El Cochinito

Spanish has two forms of the English verb "to...

Spanish has two forms of the English verb "to be". In this context I'd substitute "estás" in lieu of "eres". One can also optionally drop the subject pronoun "Tú" as this is already implied by the...
Mar 31, 15, 2:59 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 959
Posted By El Cochinito

Aeromexico new non-stops SMF-MEX and ONT-MEX

Aeromexico starts new non-stop B-737 service between Mexico City and Sacramento on April 5th; Mexico City and Ontario California April 6th. 124 passenger seats with 12 in Clase Premier.

I found...
Forum: California
Feb 24, 15, 11:12 am
Replies: 167
Views: 79,286
Posted By El Cochinito

There is an interterminal shuttle bus that will...

There is an interterminal shuttle bus that will take you between the two terminals. Since the shuttle is landside you will have to reclear security.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 15, 12:59 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 42,541
Posted By El Cochinito

I am not a statistician nor do I play one on TV....

I am not a statistician nor do I play one on TV. So for fun, here are the 2014 United Airlines Cherry Statistics.

Number of observed sundaes: 15

Cherries count in ascending order:...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 15, 15, 7:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,709
Posted By El Cochinito

I used Europcar last April for our car rental in...

I used Europcar last April for our car rental in Oman. They offered unlimited kilometers while other agencies mostly had 100 free km per day. So definitely check around.

I have a Garmin Nuvi GPS...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 15, 11:05 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,233
Posted By El Cochinito

Go to the ITN website and order a free sample...

Go to the ITN website and order a free sample copy. That's probably the best way to see if it is a fit for you.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 15, 9:38 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,233
Posted By El Cochinito

I like ITN (International Travel News). If you...

I like ITN (International Travel News). If you are looking for glossy color photos and top-10 lists, this isn't your mag. But if you enjoy reading trip reports and in-depth discussions about travel...
Forum: Argentina
Dec 4, 14, 4:16 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 5,615
Posted By El Cochinito

Have been fortunate enough to visit Iguazu twice...

Have been fortunate enough to visit Iguazu twice and, given the opportunity, would return yet again. It is that fantastic.

When we stayed at the Sheraton guests were allowed onto the park trails...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 28, 14, 1:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,341
Posted By El Cochinito

I've flown TK economy between SIN and IST then on...

I've flown TK economy between SIN and IST then on to MUC. Surprisingly comfortable seat on the long haul overnight with decent food; the Turkish Delight was a nice touch. I'd fly Turkish Airlines...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 28, 14, 10:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 6,341
Posted By El Cochinito

From LAX I used Emirates via Dubai to Bangalore....

From LAX I used Emirates via Dubai to Bangalore. The amiable flight attendents. decent catering and excellent in-flight entertainment system made the trip even in the back of the plane bearable.
Forum: Cuba
Nov 25, 14, 11:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,453
Posted By El Cochinito

I speak Mexican Spanish and find it challenging...

I speak Mexican Spanish and find it challenging to understand certain accents particularly from El Salvador and Argentina. And I never bothered to learn the 2nd person plural form of verbs and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 19, 14, 11:45 am
Replies: 86
Views: 9,210
Posted By El Cochinito

The first thing that popped into my mind: "Those...

The first thing that popped into my mind: "Those aren't pillows!!!"

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Nov 17, 14, 3:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,701
Posted By El Cochinito

Found an online article by an attorney which...

Found an online article by an attorney which discusses DEA administrative searches.



http://www.drlaw.com/Articles/DEA-Administrative-Inspections--Consent-Or-Not-Con.aspx
Forum: Canada
Nov 11, 14, 4:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By El Cochinito

My 18yo son and I just returned from a short...

My 18yo son and I just returned from a short visit to Vancouver two weeks ago. We stayed at the Sutton Place, a deluxe hotel downtown. We got a very nice twin room with separate sitting area and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 6, 14, 10:43 am
Replies: 84
Views: 12,918
Posted By El Cochinito

My son was around 7 or 8 and we were checking in...

My son was around 7 or 8 and we were checking in for a flight IIRC on United. He asked the counter agent, "What's the load like today? Any chance of upgrades?"

Unprompted by me.

And yes,...
Oct 15, 14, 12:44 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,160
Posted By El Cochinito

Rebooking has started. Got a call from Delta...

Rebooking has started. Got a call from Delta yesterday; they've moved us from MAN-LHR-LAX to MAN-ATL-LAX for our 5-June-2015 trip.
Oct 6, 14, 4:46 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 9,160
Posted By El Cochinito

So would this affect the codeshares that connect...

So would this affect the codeshares that connect to VS in LHR? For example I'm on:

FLIGHT DL 4418 Operated by: Aer Lingus Limited Fri, 05 Jun 2015 05Jun2015
05Jun2015
242 days from departure...
Sep 30, 14, 1:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By El Cochinito

Looks like as of now the long haul is on the...

Looks like as of now the long haul is on the B747. I'll keep the nose seats in mind when seat assignments open up next spring!

Neat idea about the limo; I'll have to look into that!
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