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Dec 2, 19, 4:27 pm
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Posted By Avallon

Thanks all for the helpful advice. We're due to...

Thanks all for the helpful advice. We're due to arrive back at LHR at 14.30, with the YYZ flight leaving at 16.55 - so not a huge amount of time. The flights out are mid-June.

Based on your...
Nov 30, 19, 4:50 pm
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Views: 4,586
Posted By Avallon

Thanks. In the event of major disruption, would...

Thanks. In the event of major disruption, would BA not help us by allowing us to skip the LHR-CDG-LHR part of the journey?
Nov 30, 19, 2:58 pm
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Views: 4,586
Posted By Avallon

my initial plan was to stay over at CDG -...

my initial plan was to stay over at CDG - however, my wife has some health issues and reading up on CDG airport and hotels nearby, I decided not to...
Nov 30, 19, 2:51 pm
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Views: 4,586
Posted By Avallon

Super - thank you for your help. We're due to...

Super - thank you for your help. We're due to arrive at CDG at 9:35 and due to fly back to LHR at 14:10.

I have read the guide that recommends a flight the night before, but figured 4.5 hrs would...
Nov 30, 19, 2:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,586
Posted By Avallon

Positioning Sense Check

Hi,

I'm after some advice, as it will be our first long haul business class travel, and our first time positioning. I've tried to research it myself but not been able to find conclusive answers. ...
Sep 28, 19, 4:26 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By Avallon

Super - thank you!

Super - thank you!
Sep 28, 19, 3:53 pm
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Views: 2,217
Posted By Avallon

Thank you, that's an incredibly helpful and...

Thank you, that's an incredibly helpful and comprehensive response. The lowest I've been able to get with checked luggage is 200 per ticket on BA. I have looked at Easyjet from Luton (I live in the...
Sep 28, 19, 1:53 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By Avallon

The outgoing date is the 15th of June. Thanks for...

The outgoing date is the 15th of June. Thanks for the AF one way tip. Oddly, the AF return price is even higher, unless you fly via Amsterdam...
Sep 28, 19, 12:39 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By Avallon

LHR-CDG Pricing

Looking at a positioning flight to CDG - end of June/beginning of July. Cost seems to go up by 100 just by changing the return from a Tuesday (30th June) to a Wednesday (1st July). 225 seems quite...
Sep 25, 19, 2:50 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 39,127
Posted By Avallon

Thanks. Annoyingly I'm still not able to register...

Thanks. Annoyingly I'm still not able to register for the offer, but even worse is the fact that whilst I've been waiting the flights have gone up by 400 each overnight - so far not enjoying my...
Sep 24, 19, 3:25 pm
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Views: 39,127
Posted By Avallon

I can guess the answer, but just in case - I'm...

I can guess the answer, but just in case - I'm looking at a flight (return leg) that leaves on the 30th of June 2020, but (as it's US west coast) arrives in the UK on the 1st of July. I assume I...
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Views: 1,062
Posted By Avallon

Has anyone flown on this plane in cattle? I'm due...

Has anyone flown on this plane in cattle? I'm due to fly from LHR to PEK and back on the A350 - and curious to know what it's like...
Apr 19, 18, 4:00 pm
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Posted By Avallon

HUY - AMS and back. 43 upgrade each way. ...

HUY - AMS and back. 43 upgrade each way.

Used to be a Silver (thanks to Johan Rebel :) and then became a Gold. Now back to lowest status.

Took the upgrade for the additional baggage...
Apr 5, 18, 4:11 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,073
Posted By Avallon

I received the same email today, 2 days after the...

I received the same email today, 2 days after the payment to get me over the threshold cleared. I wonder if they are looking to cease the card from next year :)
Jan 22, 18, 2:02 pm
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Views: 58,452
Posted By Avallon

WA Amsterdam - no Free Night Certificate Availability (Ever)

Tried to book the WA Amsterdam - but the agent confirmed he was unable to book it using a free night certificate, despite showing basic room availability. Couldn't get a clear answer out of the agent...
May 18, 15, 4:52 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 48,322
Posted By Avallon

Hmm....now when flying HUY - AMS (and vice versa)...

Hmm....now when flying HUY - AMS (and vice versa) all we get are the cheese puffs (or equivalent) and a small plastic tub of water. (that's right - tub!). Not even a coke...

Pls bring back the KLM...
Mar 18, 06, 10:21 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,564
Posted By Avallon

Marriott resort Mallorca/Majorca offer.

Hi,

A few days ago I received a mailing sent by Marriott with an offer to spend three nights at Marriott's resort in Mallorca inc. rental car for 129 p/p. Unfortunately I have lost the flyer,...
Mar 18, 06, 9:25 am
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Views: 877
Posted By Avallon

The website shows me as Gold, the card I received...

The website shows me as Gold, the card I received is Silver :/
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By Avallon

Guess it's bye bye KLM for me then. Thanks for...

Guess it's bye bye KLM for me then. Thanks for all your help!
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By Avallon

I still have a Dutch bank account. Also,...

I still have a Dutch bank account.

Also, slightly related...I also have a trip with Czech Airlines - MAN - PRG - CAI.
On their website it states that OK Silver members have access to the Crystal...
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Views: 1,494
Posted By Avallon

D'OH! Still, wholly deserved so I can't...

D'OH!

Still, wholly deserved so I can't complain. If I took out an FD Amex card, would my status still be extended or would I be downgraded anyway?
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By Avallon

What status do I have?

Hi,

My level mileage counter has been reset to zero. Yet my status still shows Gold. Considering my flight pattern, I expect to be downgraded to Silver (if they still 'cushion' the fall. Yet to an...
Jun 2, 05, 4:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Avallon

Talking :D Also free Intercontinental Ambassador...

:D

Also free Intercontinental Ambassador status - gives a free weekend night certificate for IC Hotels. At the Amstel in AMS for instance, saves you about $350 at least. :D

Normally you have...
Jun 2, 05, 4:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By Avallon

I'd say that complimentary Intercontinental...

I'd say that complimentary Intercontinental Ambassador status is a far bigger benefit. $150 value, free weekend night at Intercontinental hotels (buy one get one free).
Mar 12, 05, 9:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Avallon

My good experiences: 1. Overslept when I...

My good experiences:


1. Overslept when I should have been on the return leg of a huy-ams ticket. Was an action fare of 68GBP (gone are the days...) - according to KLM regulations I should have...
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