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Nov 19, 19, 11:26 pm
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Posted By Roar

Just checking back in here.... I emailed AF...

Just checking back in here.... I emailed AF assistance and they will only pick us up at the AF desk in 2F.

We land in T1.

I have asked for a wheelchair for the whole trip from UA. I am really...
Nov 16, 19, 10:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By Roar

Ah, OK. Thank you. It's not a single ticket -...

Ah, OK. Thank you. It's not a single ticket - it's two separate ones...

Editing because for some reason. I didn't see the replies above - thank you all.

My mother can walk but she broke her hip...
Nov 14, 19, 9:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By Roar

CDG changing terminals w/ wheelchair - how long?

Hi. Looking for some advice from those who know CDG well.

I will fly into CGD on UA, but will be changing to a domestic AF flight with my elderly mother in tow. I have asked UA for wheelchair...
Nov 13, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

Re getting into Bordeaux city, it's not an issue...

Re getting into Bordeaux city, it's not an issue - a friend is picking us up. I just need to get us down there.

You guys think a wheelchair assistant would wrangle my mother to terminal train. on...
Nov 13, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

OK, this morning's thought - fly down instead of...

OK, this morning's thought - fly down instead of train?

Train is at 2

We could catch a 0955am 1230pm AF and fly down... why do you guys think?

I have changed terminals at CDG before, and...
Nov 12, 19, 7:28 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

That is a good idea but my worry is that tickets...

That is a good idea but my worry is that tickets will be sold out on the day of....

Maybe I'll do the reverse - buy the later train and see if we can swap to the earlier one if we get there in...
Nov 12, 19, 10:54 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

So you are estimating a worst case scenario of...

So you are estimating a worst case scenario of 3:20 ...

Hmmm.....
Nov 12, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

I definitely do not want to have to get a car and...

I definitely do not want to have to get a car and drive down. I've done it before and it's exhausting, even if one is not jet lagged.

Maybe I will reserve one as a CYA, though. That is a good...
Nov 12, 19, 8:55 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

It's the TGV to Bordeaux. Annoyingly, it only...

It's the TGV to Bordeaux. Annoyingly, it only seems to leave CDG twice a day (early and late). I am 99% sure I have taken this train before in the middle-ish of the day. Not sure what happened to the...
Nov 11, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

Thank you. This is helpful. I am trying to...

Thank you. This is helpful.

I am trying to figure out how I am going to wrangle my very tired mother, her bag(s), and my bag off the plane, through immigration, and into a taxi.... we have to make...
Nov 10, 19, 9:42 pm
Replies: 310
Views: 52,840
Posted By Roar

Getting a wheelchair at CDG (inbound) + immigration

Hi folks -

This is a follow up to the "My 84 year old mother wants to go to Paris" thread.

I have few more questions.

She can walk, but she's frail.

I have requested a wheelchair from...
Oct 29, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Roar

Thank you all for the comments. I have lived in...

Thank you all for the comments. I have lived in Europe for 12 years, am now back in the US, but she was never been able to visit me abroad because she was taking care of dad.

I don't think she...
Oct 28, 19, 9:53 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Roar

Yes. You are right! I wasn't paying close enough...

Yes. You are right! I wasn't paying close enough attention - I was only looking at the suffix. Thank you.
Oct 28, 19, 9:37 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Roar

OK. Thank you again. I am looking at...

OK. Thank you again.

I am looking at flights now. It looks like the connection is either going to be thru EWR or ORD.

Followup question:
Do you think both of those are going to be equally...
Oct 28, 19, 9:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,994
Posted By Roar

Ah, OK. Thank you!

Ah, OK. Thank you!
Oct 28, 19, 9:07 pm
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Views: 4,994
Posted By Roar

My 84 year old mother wants to go to Paris for Christmas...

After many years of taking care of my ailing father, she is now to free to go to Paris. She has always wanted to go. However, she is not in the greatest physical shape.

I am going to use my miles...
Jul 1, 18, 10:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Roar

Thank you all. Given that the fare difference was...

Thank you all. Given that the fare difference was not a lot (which I think is a factor re why the agent didn't seem to care), I am not sure what I can ask for?

I wanted the "experience" and...
Jun 29, 18, 4:08 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Roar

Interesting. Annoyingly, I only discovered...

Interesting.

Annoyingly, I only discovered this last night, and I have to fly tomorrow. There are no 3 cabin planes tomorrow...
Jun 29, 18, 3:01 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Roar

Thanks for the tips. So, just got off the...

Thanks for the tips.

So, just got off the phone with United. Agent was studiously polite (and firm).

It turns out that even though:
1. I selected First (by clicking on the far right box)
2....
Jun 29, 18, 6:49 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Roar

Thanks. It was international long haul - and the...

Thanks. It was international long haul - and the price was more or less the same as business (how would you even prove this after the fact?)

I even took an earlier flight because First was an...
Jun 29, 18, 4:13 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,971
Posted By Roar

Was in First, Now in Biz (equipment swapped)

Title says it all....

I was booked in First (and looking forward to checking it out) and I just noticed airplane has now been swapped out and I am in BusinessFirst.

Am I entitled to any...
May 9, 18, 6:28 pm
Replies: 364
Views: 4,518
Posted By Roar

OK. Thank you for the guidance. That said, will...

OK. Thank you for the guidance.
That said, will the experience of booking / checking a pet in the UK with United not be dictated in large part by United?

I really just wanted to know if anyone...
May 9, 18, 6:03 pm
Replies: 364
Views: 4,518
Posted By Roar

Thanks. I realize UA allows pets in cabin,...

Thanks. I realize UA allows pets in cabin, however this question is specifically in the context of the United Kingdom. The UK does not allow pets to arrive in the cabin. In theory, they allow pets to...
May 9, 18, 5:59 pm
Replies: 364
Views: 4,518
Posted By Roar

I'd break the travel. Not the flight. I have to...

I'd break the travel. Not the flight. I have to be on the East Coast for a while, so could do a shorter flight (eg to NYC) stay for a while. Take another flight later to SFO from there.
Having the...
May 9, 18, 10:32 am
Replies: 364
Views: 4,518
Posted By Roar

I never said I was taking him out of the kennel....

I never said I was taking him out of the kennel. Or even implied it.
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