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Jul 31, 15, 6:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By bburrito

Not back to back, but multiple times over the...

Not back to back, but multiple times over the last few years of travelling. This time was national. I have had Avis do it to me twice and hertz once. The 2nd time at Avis was for damage to the...
Jul 31, 15, 5:41 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By bburrito

BS Fuel and other charges by car rental companies?

Does anybody else run into this? It just happened to me again for the 4th time now. I checked my receipt as soon as I got it in my email and I had a $30 fuel convenience charge added to my car...
Nov 14, 14, 1:59 am
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

Ok, so that is the tip I was looking for. So...

Ok, so that is the tip I was looking for. So regardless of how many seats are available there are X number of seats dedicated to R space, it sounds like, and if those are gone Im basically taking my...
Nov 13, 14, 7:23 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

Ok, its not a lottery by definition. If that...

Ok, its not a lottery by definition. If that were the case everybody would have an equal chance. I get that Im being bumped by people with higher class tickets. But I guess there is something i...
Nov 13, 14, 5:17 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

Hell yeah it is. I just paid $1000 for a ticket...

Hell yeah it is. I just paid $1000 for a ticket and lost.
As a 1K gambling that at boarding time there are fewer Global Service members requesting upgrades than there are seats.
Nov 13, 14, 2:30 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

No, actually what pisses me off more is that I...

No, actually what pisses me off more is that I paid almost $1000 more for an upgrade eligible fare only to get no upgrade.
Nov 13, 14, 2:28 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

Yes they came back into my account. Just once I...

Yes they came back into my account. Just once I want to get that lie flat experience. Most of my work is domestic us or canada so overseas opportunities are few and far inbetween. Right now... its...
Nov 13, 14, 1:59 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 10,699
Posted By bburrito

Overseas GPU Clearance as a 1K: Nonexistant

I have had 2 opportunities to fly overseas this year as a 1K and both times I burned global premier upgrades and gotten ..... Im on the IAD-DXB flight for tomorrow and there were 6 seats in...
Nov 12, 14, 8:05 pm
Replies: 1,640
Views: 145,115
Posted By bburrito

Im sticking with United. This will be my 2nd...

Im sticking with United. This will be my 2nd year as a 1K and I have to say I quite enjoy the experience. I get a first upgrade more often than not with the exception of SAN-DEN legs on monday...
Nov 12, 14, 7:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,311
Posted By bburrito

SAN -> IAD -> DXB and back was available for...

SAN -> IAD -> DXB and back was available for $1000 up until recently. Which is pretty good at $0.06 per mile. Only problem is L class. So not upgradeable. Same as K class. I ended up booking W...
Nov 4, 14, 9:36 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,303
Posted By bburrito

They make a Russian River variant which is Sonoma...

They make a Russian River variant which is Sonoma County and they also make a Carneros variant which covers parts of both Sonoma and Napa. Either would be more accurate to what is being advertised...
Nov 4, 14, 9:12 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,303
Posted By bburrito

United Club Wine: False Advertising

Has anybody else noticed that on the price list cards on the bars in the United Club they are advertising Mark West Napa Valley Pinot Noir but what is actually being served is Mark West California...
Mar 22, 14, 1:35 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,465
Posted By bburrito

No, they are useless. I just found out the hard...

No, they are useless. I just found out the hard way. I kept getting emails saying I had gotten rewards and never had the reason to use any of them. So today, when I logged in figured I had a good...
Jan 3, 14, 5:26 pm
Replies: 1,640
Views: 145,115
Posted By bburrito

I dont get a lot of the whining. I just made 1K...

I dont get a lot of the whining. I just made 1K literally today, and have been Platinum for most of the year. I have found UAs service to be pretty darned good, particularly at the United Club...
Dec 24, 13, 6:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By bburrito

Well, this is the most I have ever traveled in a...

Well, this is the most I have ever traveled in a year so I am not sure. I guess it depends on how busy my work is. The first year I started travelling I made silver, then I made gold the year after...
Dec 24, 13, 11:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By bburrito

Mileage Run Worth It?

After all is said and done this year I am sitting at 99,465 miles. I am eyeballing that United 1K mark that I am just falling short of and it makes me want to take a mileage run. The problem is that...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 23, 13, 11:29 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 13,214
Posted By bburrito

Im usually pretty good about hygiene when getting...

Im usually pretty good about hygiene when getting on a plane. I do remember one time where I went to a rave the night before having to travel and had a bit too much fun. Showed up all sweaty from...
Dec 14, 13, 2:28 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,374
Posted By bburrito

Has anybody seen any remaining december dates?...

Has anybody seen any remaining december dates? Ive searched a few dates and have not been able to find anything. I might be searching the wrong place/wrong way though? I dont know. I am sitting...
Nov 17, 13, 6:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By bburrito

I use a Casio Xj series projector and I have to...

I use a Casio Xj series projector and I have to say I am quite happy with it. It is relatively light, definitely slim, and puts out a good image even in brightly lit offices. Also, it uses lasers...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 30, 13, 6:29 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,184
Posted By bburrito

The only customs issue I have had was with...

The only customs issue I have had was with Canadian Customs. I went regularly into this one particular city fly in on Sunday night, fly out on Monday night. A total of 12 trips. Since they didnt...
Jan 21, 13, 9:18 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,191
Posted By bburrito

Also, it really really sucks when you fly in at...

Also, it really really sucks when you fly in at midnight and get stuck inline waiting until 1:30am to get a rental car because your name is not on the board because some Avis operator in India put in...
Jan 21, 13, 9:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,191
Posted By bburrito

While I am not a decision maker at my company, I...

While I am not a decision maker at my company, I do book my own travel. I can use a website hosted by a travel agency we contract with or I can also book by just going directly to the company's...
Jan 17, 13, 7:29 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 8,191
Posted By bburrito

Dont use Avis Website, and dont give your AWD# when reserving, youll be ripped off

Im an Avis First member. I travel, a lot. I tried to rent a car tonight for this coming saturday in San Diego. After having a bad experience booking a car in Minneapolis this week, I decided to...
Jan 26, 12, 4:56 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 5,795
Posted By bburrito

Rolling duffel bag or full suitcase?

I finally have gotten around to replacing my business travel luggage and am ready to upgrade. Currently I have been using a rolling duffel, a backpack, and a garment back. I always check the...
Jun 7, 11, 4:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By bburrito

What tools allow you to search for maximum...

What tools allow you to search for maximum segments like that? I get to book my own travel for work and want to try and maximize segments in a bid for premier exec status this year.
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