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Aug 27, 19, 2:58 pm
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Posted By FrogProf

Thanks for the opinions everyone. I suspect...

Thanks for the opinions everyone. I suspect smuDC-10 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/smudc-10.html) is right. The smaller plane just doesn't have enough J seats and I don't dare hope for an...
Aug 26, 19, 12:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By FrogProf

Unhappy AA945/940 DFW-SCL Price (Jan 2020) unusually high!

I've been flying DFW-SCL the first two weeks of January since 2007. The least I've paid for business is about $2600 and the most I've paid was $4960 this past January. Currently, for the flights I...
May 8, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By FrogProf

It is remarkable that this is your first four...

It is remarkable that this is your first four hour delay, but what really surprises me is that AA sent you miles proactively. I had a 12 hour delay (mechanical issue) on AA945 last May and got...
Apr 18, 19, 4:40 pm
Replies: 381
Views: 66,538
Posted By FrogProf

Sorry I'm so easily perplexed. One other thing I...

Sorry I'm so easily perplexed. One other thing I failed to mention is that I am an Admirals Club member. Since this is "premium" lounge, is the guest number still one?
Apr 18, 19, 4:20 pm
Replies: 381
Views: 66,538
Posted By FrogProf

Apologies if this has been covered. A search...

Apologies if this has been covered. A search didn't answer my question.

What are the guest rules for the temporary premium lounge? I'm EXP and flying in business class (DFW-SCL). How many, if any,...
Apr 16, 19, 2:56 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 12,518
Posted By FrogProf

Based on where this lowly EXP seems to be on the...

Based on where this lowly EXP seems to be on the upgrade list most of the time, it seems the majority of CKs live in DFW!
Jan 29, 19, 4:16 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,735
Posted By FrogProf

I had a similar recent experience on a SAN-DFW...

I had a similar recent experience on a SAN-DFW flight. I was sitting at the gate when I realized I couldn't bring up my digital boarding pass. The gate agent apologized for the mix up and gave me a...
Jul 6, 18, 1:49 pm
Replies: 233
Views: 29,314
Posted By FrogProf

My recent DFW-SCL flight was delayed 12 hours due...

My recent DFW-SCL flight was delayed 12 hours due to a computer problem plus crew timing out. AA offered hotel vouchers. Switching from an overnight to a day flight resulting in our group missing...
Forum: Peru
Jun 6, 18, 2:43 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By FrogProf

Laundry services are everywhere. If you don't...

Laundry services are everywhere. If you don't want to use the money changers on the street, there is a reliable casa de cambio next to Falabella (Kennedy Park).

You didn't say you were going to...
Forum: Peru
May 9, 18, 2:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By FrogProf

Sounds like a great trip! I'm considering a visit...

Sounds like a great trip! I'm considering a visit to the Maras salt mines during my May trip. The place sounds amazing but I'm hesitant because it sounds like an awful lot of driving.
Forum: Peru
Apr 18, 18, 10:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By FrogProf

Another option is a chilcano, which is actually...

Another option is a chilcano, which is actually my favorite Peruvian drink (especially a maracuya chilcano!). It has pretty much the same ingredients but no egg whites.
Mar 29, 18, 4:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,261
Posted By FrogProf

I'd love to see AA replace that dreadful old 757...

I'd love to see AA replace that dreadful old 757 for the DFW-LIM route. It's awful to get stuck in coach on that old bird (which happens a lot since there are very few business seats) because the...
Forum: Peru
Mar 19, 18, 12:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By FrogProf

I visited Machu Picchu this past Friday with a...

I visited Machu Picchu this past Friday with a group of students. (my 11th visit). They were not enforcing the new half-day ticket rules nor the you must have a guide rule. That said, I wouldn't...
Forum: South America
Mar 6, 18, 3:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,195
Posted By FrogProf

In my experience traveling in those countries,...

In my experience traveling in those countries, there were very few times I couldn't use a credit card.
Forum: South America
Feb 20, 18, 12:58 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By FrogProf

Thanks @peterrudy...

Thanks @peterrudy (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/members/peterrudy.html). Torres Del Paine is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Forum: South America
Dec 13, 17, 1:15 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By FrogProf

You can also UBER although I've found prices to...

You can also UBER although I've found prices to vary quite a bit so it may or may not be a better deal.
Forum: South America
Nov 9, 17, 2:42 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By FrogProf

Agreed. I take groups twice a year to Cousiño...

Agreed. I take groups twice a year to Cousiño Macul, a small winery on the outskirts of Santiago. I know exactly which of their wines are exported to the US and which are not so I always purchase at...
Forum: South America
Nov 7, 17, 12:36 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By FrogProf

It's not necessarily a better value due to...

It's not necessarily a better value due to currency exchange, but you can buy wines that aren't generally available at home.
Forum: Peru
Sep 26, 17, 12:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,405
Posted By FrogProf

Sorry, never heard of it. Maybe one of our Peru...

Sorry, never heard of it. Maybe one of our Peru experts can help.
Forum: Peru
Aug 16, 17, 3:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,568
Posted By FrogProf

I only have experience with March and May as...

I only have experience with March and May as those are the months I go every year. Both of those are good and the crowds are not unreasonable. It's more crowded in May and more likely to rain in...
Forum: Peru
Aug 15, 17, 4:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,568
Posted By FrogProf

Thanks for the report Villavic. We always have a...

Thanks for the report Villavic. We always have a guide for the groups I take to MP, so my main concern is how strictly they are enforcing the time limits. For an afternoon ticket (my March group),...
Jul 16, 17, 10:05 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,029
Posted By FrogProf

They do not.

They do not.
Jul 4, 17, 1:30 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 14,921
Posted By FrogProf

We flew MAD-BOS yesterday. The line at...

We flew MAD-BOS yesterday. The line at immigration filled the entire space allotted and was headed down the escalator. At one point it may have reached the train exits. I recommend allowing at least...
Forum: South America
Jun 22, 17, 3:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By FrogProf

I take student groups to Santiago twice per year....

I take student groups to Santiago twice per year. Here are a few of the things I direct them to see during a 6-hour scavenger hunt. You can get to pretty much everything on the metro (as...
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