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Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 11, 19, 10:35 pm
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Views: 5,026
Posted By dat4life

Sounds like a good one! Looking forward to it. ...

Sounds like a good one! Looking forward to it.

I went GABF back in 2015, and it was truly an awesome beer nerd experience
Sep 4, 19, 6:02 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 41,777
Posted By dat4life

I was surprised to see IAH omitted for the...

I was surprised to see IAH omitted for the official retirement flights, as the Mad Dog was American’s workhorse between Dallas and Houston for years. But I went ahead and booked the last flight...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 5, 19, 10:14 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Not harsh at all! Just excellent food for...

Not harsh at all! Just excellent food for thought, and perhaps a little dive into our subconscious haha
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 5, 19, 8:31 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 24,107
Posted By dat4life

Still loving the report! Is this one of the...

Still loving the report! Is this one of the resorts that tried to remove the “all inclusive portion” from reward stays?
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 5, 19, 8:29 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Thanks, SightseeMC! You bring up a great point...

Thanks, SightseeMC! You bring up a great point with respect to tipping. The similarities between the two situations never crossed my mind, until you brought it up. Now that I think about it, I...
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 3, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Thank you for reading, injian! Though the service...

Thank you for reading, injian! Though the service was meh, at least the AA flights were a comfortable ride.



Thanks, Wickersley!



Thanks! It was really a complete accident, but a very...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 27, 19, 7:32 pm
Replies: 357
Views: 36,760
Posted By dat4life

I'm so glad I was finally able to catch up on...

I'm so glad I was finally able to catch up on this report! It was absolutely fantastic. But it was a terrible idea on my part to read it during meal time, especially when flying an United flight.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 26, 19, 11:44 am
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Ah! Interesting. Thanks for the info! ...

Ah! Interesting. Thanks for the info!



Thanks for reading, LondonElite!



Haha. After two weeks from being away from my dog, you betcha I got a few pets in!
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 17, 19, 11:09 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

American Airlines 6064 Los Angeles (LAX) –...

American Airlines 6064
Los Angeles (LAX) – Houston (IAH)
Depart: 1:00 PM
Arrive: 6:10 PM
Aircraft: Embraer E175
Seat: 8D (Economy Class)

After a pleasant quiet couple of hours at the thinly...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 17, 19, 11:07 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

American Airlines 170 Tokyo (NRT) – Los...

American Airlines 170
Tokyo (NRT) – Los Angeles (LAX)
Depart: 5:25 PM
Arrive: 11:30 AM
Aircraft: Boeing 787-9
Seat: 4L (Business Class)

By the time I managed to make it to the gate, boarding...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 17, 19, 11:00 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

With ten hours to go before my flight to Los...

With ten hours to go before my flight to Los Angeles, I had planned to actually leave the airport and either check out the town of Narita or hop on the Narita Express and walk around Tokyo for a bit....
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 17, 19, 10:53 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

I thanked the excellent KLM crew on the way out,...

I thanked the excellent KLM crew on the way out, and then found myself in the crowded arrivals hall. Now that I knew where it was located, I marched straight to the transit desk to get my boarding...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 8, 19, 9:57 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

My connection was too short to head into the...

My connection was too short to head into the city, so I settled for getting my KLM boarding pass printed and exploring the airport. Kuala Lumpur International Airport doesn’t hold a candle to the...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 8, 19, 9:53 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

After one last crab curry omelet, I returned to...

After one last crab curry omelet, I returned to my room to pack the last bits of my stuff and then headed out to the to catch my prearranged hotel car. A cab would have been slightly cheaper, but...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 8, 19, 9:50 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

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As soon as the car came to a halt in front of the hotel, the single bellman on duty sprang into action grabbing my bag and ushering...
Forum: Trip Reports
May 8, 19, 9:47 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Ha. Amen to that! Don't thank me just yet, but it...

Ha. Amen to that! Don't thank me just yet, but it should all be done very soon!



Thanks for reading, stevie!



Interesting. I don't know if Alex helped me out or what, but I was never...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 6, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 24,107
Posted By dat4life

I really missed out on your report with my little...

I really missed out on your report with my little FT hiatus. Great report, and congratulations! It's really tempting to hop on a plane and show up at your MIL's doorstep for chow.
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 5, 19, 10:27 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Thanks! At the museum, there were signs...

Thanks! At the museum, there were signs prohibiting the use of flash, but nothing about photography in general. None of the museum employees I encountered battled an eyelash at my picture taking.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 28, 19, 8:21 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Glad I got the post up in advance given my 12...

Glad I got the post up in advance given my 12 month timetable to finish trip reports! Hope you enjoy your trip!



One of the best for sure!
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 28, 19, 8:05 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

After regaining some feeling in my backside with...

After regaining some feeling in my backside with a bout of some serious stretching, I set off to find the Air China transit counter to get my boarding pass for my flight to Phuket. The desk was just...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 28, 19, 8:02 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

Alex arrived at my hotel at 8PM sharp, and we...

Alex arrived at my hotel at 8PM sharp, and we were soon wizzing through the streets of Cairo on the way back to the airport. You would think traffic would have died down a bit at that hour. Nope. It...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 28, 19, 7:58 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 21,396
Posted By dat4life

I slept fitfully until around 5am when I was...

I slept fitfully until around 5am when I was jolted awake by the call to prayer. While I’ve seen, or more accurately, heard the call to prayer a number of times on TV, it didn’t remotely compare to...
Jan 8, 19, 6:16 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,661
Posted By dat4life

I flat out rejected their new terms and caught...

I flat out rejected their new terms and caught the property GM in a lie. The GM stated in an email the terms and condition of my booking stated the property can change any aspect of the booking with...
Jan 6, 19, 8:09 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,661
Posted By dat4life

FINAL UPDATE - It took a lot more putting my foot...

FINAL UPDATE - It took a lot more putting my foot down firmly (including plenty of back and forth between myself, the property, and Marriott Corporate), but I got my reservation changed back to the...
Nov 8, 18, 6:42 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,661
Posted By dat4life

Hey Sallycat. Sorry to hear you're going through...

Hey Sallycat. Sorry to hear you're going through the same thing. I don't really have much of an update, other than I never got the promised call back though the T&C of my booking did revert back to...
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