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May 5, 19, 10:21 am
Replies: 217
Views: 22,125
Posted By StingWest

I also keep receiving this error when trying to...

I also keep receiving this error when trying to take advantage of a "special" upgrade offer WTP -> CW LHR-SFO. Shows price, starts churning when I select the upgrade, and then returns the error...
Apr 7, 19, 4:09 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,943
Posted By StingWest

You also will get more Avios points for the F...

You also will get more Avios points for the F flight (210) rather than the C fare (140)

The other thing to consider is I've found that often the resultant upgraded F fare becomes refundable (for a...
Apr 5, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,499
Posted By StingWest

Wow, $2500 - I hope you didn't gamble it away ......

Wow, $2500 - I hope you didn't gamble it away ... :)
Apr 3, 19, 4:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By StingWest

If you log into your acct and go into Manage my...

If you log into your acct and go into Manage my Booking, if there is an offer you will clearly see it when the reservation comes up. You will also see it on the BA phone app, but the Upgrade...
Apr 3, 19, 3:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By StingWest

You have an excellent chance of being offered an...

You have an excellent chance of being offered an upgrade for approx US $700-$800 from Vancouver to London (actually that's a typical SFO-LHR offer), if that's the route you're flying :) A much...
Apr 3, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,692
Posted By StingWest

Agree! An upper deck CW window seat is great...

Agree! An upper deck CW window seat is great for privacy (once the partition goes up that is), but I definitely prefer F for sleeping. Also, I disagree a bit with the OP - I find the Concord Room...
Mar 31, 19, 6:18 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 5,588
Posted By StingWest

There seems always to be people with bags on the...

There seems always to be people with bags on the seat next to them, both for convenience and to make a little more personal space I imagine. When a lounge is that full, just apologise and say that...
Mar 31, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,196
Posted By StingWest

For heavens sake, it's not like they would be...

For heavens sake, it's not like they would be making a declaration of gender identification for the census bureau! Just ask for a male or female bag, as needed/wanted - the reasons for your choice...
Mar 26, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By StingWest

Do you mean that you are trying to figure out...

Do you mean that you are trying to figure out where to live? By proximity to tube or train station?
Mar 22, 19, 10:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By StingWest

On a flight this month LHR->BUD, the middle seat...

On a flight this month LHR->BUD, the middle seat next to me was blocked about a week out - maybe more. "Blocked" according to ExpertFlyer, anyway.
Mar 18, 19, 3:24 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By StingWest

I imagine many of those people, esp in economy,...

I imagine many of those people, esp in economy, will be re-routed for example LHR-SFO-LAX and many other ways. Please let us know how they plan to get you there, or what happens in the end !
Mar 18, 19, 2:23 am
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By StingWest

Yes true, and you would get everything back,...

Yes true, and you would get everything back, including the "surcharge", less the cancellation fee ($55?)
Feb 12, 19, 1:31 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 18,663
Posted By StingWest

Ah - thanks!

Ah - thanks!
Feb 12, 19, 10:28 am
Replies: 103
Views: 18,663
Posted By StingWest

I have not been successful trying to use the code...

I have not been successful trying to use the code CHASEBA10. My flight originates in the UK, flying to SFO, return. I'm logged into my BA account, and starting the transaction from the Chase/BA...
Feb 3, 19, 12:12 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,908
Posted By StingWest

Yes, the on-line upgrade price is typically much...

Yes, the on-line upgrade price is typically much higher than the 200 or so fare difference at booking, and this sounds like a good workaround. If you are ever in a position to push for a change to...
Jan 22, 19, 4:46 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,700
Posted By StingWest

Have a lovely trip! I really like the 380 in...

Have a lovely trip! I really like the 380 in First. OK, the first time you'll be like me: playing with the electronic window shades up and down - wow, you can control not one, but two shades! Big...
Jan 15, 19, 2:32 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 8,040
Posted By StingWest

True! I might add that airline consolidation and...

True! I might add that airline consolidation and other anti-competitive actions such as monopolizing gates and slots at major airports have not helped the consumer! Airlines that offer a superior...
Jan 14, 19, 9:34 am
Replies: 89
Views: 16,113
Posted By StingWest

And SFO - which appears to at least partially...

And SFO - which appears to at least partially fill the F cabin months in advance of any particular flight. I for example will pay more for F on that route if its not outrageously priced.
Jan 11, 19, 7:34 am
Replies: 45
Views: 8,230
Posted By StingWest

And I would like to add that BA was flexible when...

And I would like to add that BA was flexible when it came to my wife's serious illness last year. No proof required at the time - full ticket value held for a year, and no change fees etc. When...
Dec 6, 18, 9:24 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 9,169
Posted By StingWest

Agree that BA's J seat is superior, if you can...

Agree that BA's J seat is superior, if you can get a window seat, or better an upstairs window seat (has a nice large cabinet at your side). A much superior product in terms of privacy, seat...
Nov 27, 18, 8:45 am
Replies: 77
Views: 8,700
Posted By StingWest

So true, and I guess I've been lucky on my...

So true, and I guess I've been lucky on my LHR-SFO-LHR flights this month in F: fantastic crew, good food, and new plane (A380). Well, the A380 was by choice!
Nov 6, 18, 9:21 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,852
Posted By StingWest

Me too - Really tired of the old UC seat, and fly...

Me too - Really tired of the old UC seat, and fly BA (upper deck window), to avoid it when possible. Now I'll have a choice again!
Nov 5, 18, 9:01 am
Replies: 256
Views: 20,014
Posted By StingWest

Yes, all true! And it's fine for people in C/F to...

Yes, all true! And it's fine for people in C/F to bring their kids along, However, recognizing the above statement, they have an extra duty of care to keep their little one under control as much as...
Oct 25, 18, 9:18 am
Replies: 96
Views: 10,660
Posted By StingWest

I was in 2K on the A380 a couple weeks ago -...

I was in 2K on the A380 a couple weeks ago - there is virtually no difference with 1K (although people claim a more private feel with the latter). In 1K, I don't particularly like the burst of light...
Oct 20, 18, 5:11 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 22,664
Posted By StingWest

I was in the SFO BA lounge a couple weeks ago,...

I was in the SFO BA lounge a couple weeks ago, and I asked at the desk whether the refurbishment was to begin soon. They replied that it's scheduled at the end of the year. (I resisted the...
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