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Apr 16, 14, 11:54 am
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Just to add my 2p worth since I don't just want...

Just to add my 2p worth since I don't just want to be a lurker:

MS requires a certain amount of creativity and persistence. Once NS&I was closed I managed to redirect my spend through a certain...
Apr 4, 12, 5:38 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,314

To anyone still wanting to see the original page...

To anyone still wanting to see the original page before it was removed, here's a cached copy courtesy of Google:

How to Get in a British Airways Lounge...
Jul 8, 11, 3:48 am
Replies: 258
Views: 19,372

Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it? ...

Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it?
Ted Striker: Surely you can't be serious.
Rumack: I am serious... and don't call me Shirley.
Jul 6, 11, 6:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 928

Thanks BicesterTerrier. I thought that might be...

Thanks BicesterTerrier. I thought that might be the case but wanted to double check since the BA online booking system isn't always the most reliable.
Jul 6, 11, 5:49 am
Replies: 10
Views: 928

I thought the BA Corporate agreement with Iberia...

I thought the BA Corporate agreement with Iberia and AA went beyond just being a codeshare.
The codeshare is used with all the BA oneworld partners so then what's so special about AA and Iberia?
Jul 6, 11, 5:19 am
Replies: 10
Views: 928

Using Amex 2-4-1

Hello all,

I'm looking to use my companion voucher to fly to HNL sometime next year.
Attempting to book through the BA website from LHR - HNL give me this error:

Error:
Sorry, BA American...
Jun 24, 11, 6:32 am
Replies: 2,981
Views: 372,279

Apologies if this has been answered before but I...

Apologies if this has been answered before but I have attempted to find the answer both on here and google.

When it comes to filling in the Amex application there's a point where you get asked the...
Jun 23, 11, 6:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740

Good catch! Just to clarify, I was referring to...

Good catch! Just to clarify, I was referring to ABZ not ABE.

Our Aberdeen office is referred to as the ABE office and it's been a long day (that's my story and I'm sticking to it) ;)
Jun 23, 11, 6:10 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,719

What's a wonk? :confused: I flew on an A320...

What's a wonk? :confused:

I flew on an A320 today and noticed the overhead compartments had a sign stating "32kg Max" - probably nothing to do with the BA policy though.
Jun 23, 11, 5:54 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740

I had a miserable journey back from ABE on...

I had a miserable journey back from ABE on BA1315. It was delayed leaving ABE by 25 mins (probably from earlier flight delays getting up to ABE), then we had to circle round Watford for 15 mins due...
Jun 23, 11, 5:43 pm
Replies: 911
Views: 128,260

Used the app this week from LHR - ABZ and back....

Used the app this week from LHR - ABZ and back. Very good app and was impressed.
Definitely looking forward to the Mango version of WP7 which I understand will allow you save the boarding pass to...
Jun 10, 11, 5:25 am
Replies: 0
Views: 582

OT: Types of luggage

I know this is a bit OT but since I'm coming round to getting a new replacement set of luggage I thought I'd ask the more experienced travellors their opinions:

1. Are there any benefits...
Jun 10, 11, 4:32 am
Replies: 62
Views: 5,301

I understand the point the OP is trying to make...

I understand the point the OP is trying to make but to say "Common sense is dead" is a little OTT.
What people choose to do with their own hard earned money is entirely up to them. Some people...
Jun 9, 11, 11:03 am
Replies: 3,106
Views: 325,514

True and apologies for the shameless touting....

True and apologies for the shameless touting. :td:
*Hangs head in shame*

Just wish there were some decent UK offers out there at the moment for accumulating miles.
Jun 9, 11, 10:53 am
Replies: 3,106
Views: 325,514

Might want to check the Important Information...

Might want to check the Important Information listed under the TCB offer:
From time to time the information displayed here may be out of date.

That's a nice little get out of jail card for them...
Jun 9, 11, 10:27 am
Replies: 3,106
Views: 325,514

Am happy to provide a referral, just PM me your...

Am happy to provide a referral, just PM me your email add ;)

These are the current referral offers

Platinum Amex card
Your friend will receive 42,000 Membership Rewards points when they spend...
Jun 9, 11, 7:05 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,316

I'm still seeing same WT+ price to CUN. They...

I'm still seeing same WT+ price to CUN.
They might be adding the new sale prices to the system though (fingers crossed).
Jun 8, 11, 4:56 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 4,686

Mainly because the company I work for with uses...

Mainly because the company I work for with uses them to fly us around the UK.
I'm open to suggestions for a better loyalty program with a carrier that has a good selection of destinations (primarily...
Jun 8, 11, 7:52 am
Replies: 5
Views: 5,208

I'm not sure on the legality but I know that BA...

I'm not sure on the legality but I know that BA does something similar with double or even triple barrelled surnames.
I have some friends who go by the surname Van Der Merwe and BA also remove the...
Jun 8, 11, 6:31 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414

Have been to Iguacu falls and you should be able...

Have been to Iguacu falls and you should be able to easily do that over a weekend. Webjet is a fairly cheap and cheerful airline to use for getting there.

If you do go, definitely get a taxi to...
Jun 4, 11, 7:58 pm
Replies: 2,981
Views: 372,279

That's an interesting option but my partner and I...

That's an interesting option but my partner and I only have 1 Amex card each (I have BA Premium Plus and she has AMEX Gold charge card).

Can anybody clarify how the Amex bonus miles situation...
Jun 4, 11, 7:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,546

I sympathise with all of you since on my last...

I sympathise with all of you since on my last trip back from JNB - LHR I had some new shirts, 2 new SA rugby jerseys and several bars of chocolate "lifted" from my luggage. Unfortunately I was in...
Jun 2, 11, 2:39 pm
Replies: 545
Views: 60,570

That's pretty cool but I still think it'd have...

That's pretty cool but I still think it'd have been cooler to have the Captain walk up to the plane and unlock it by remote control with the navigation lights on the wing-tips flashing as...
Jun 2, 11, 11:39 am
Replies: 545
Views: 60,570

Does a plane come with a set of keys or does the...

Does a plane come with a set of keys or does the Captain need a pin number/swipe card to start the plane?
I haven't heard of any flight delays or cancellations due to misplaced keys but I guess this...
Jun 2, 11, 11:24 am
Replies: 2,981
Views: 372,279

I have recently received my first BA Amex Premium...

I have recently received my first BA Amex Premium Plus card which brought tears of joy and left me dreaming of how soon I could get my 2-4-1 voucher so the missus and I could jet off somewhere...
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