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Aug 28, 17, 12:39 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 16,643
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I found someone's passport at a gas station in...

I found someone's passport at a gas station in Houston once. Bad part of town. I was able to find them on LinkedIn and get it back to them. I beleive that if you mail it back to the state...
Aug 21, 17, 3:27 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Father-of-3

Just to close the loop on this: I was not...

Just to close the loop on this:

I was not able to upgrade and I even had to pay to get Comfort-Plus. I was actually able to find out that the tour group got an incredible deal on the tickets so...
May 8, 17, 11:38 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Father-of-3

I believe it has to do with the group tour rate...

I believe it has to do with the group tour rate stuff. I am also likely NOT going to get FF miles. It was all very clear up front that these would be super low level tickets with no perks or...
May 8, 17, 11:36 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Father-of-3

I am not a chaperone. I am a paid participant...

I am not a chaperone. I am a paid participant just like the students.

Adults on tour actually pay a surcharge of $400 (I guess because we might eat more). The chaperones pretty much come for...
May 7, 17, 6:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Father-of-3

Group Tour - V class upgrade options

I am doing a tour with my kids school. We are flying ATL-FRA in few weeks and lucky for me we are booked on Delta and it's a direct flight. I was warned that we would have limited options with seat...
May 7, 17, 4:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By Father-of-3

Nice catch on this being with mile. I always use...

Nice catch on this being with mile. I always use certs. Even more reason to get an experienced gate agent. They seem to be able to move you to the gate list if they want to. Nt sure the magic...
May 7, 17, 2:47 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By Father-of-3

Yes, you defintiely want to call them about once...

Yes, you defintiely want to call them about once a month. I don't know what it is with their system but on two occasions I've called in and they said 'oh, it looks like there is award space - I'll...
Oct 28, 16, 5:08 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By Father-of-3

I'm booked. Thanks everyone for the input.

I'm booked. Thanks everyone for the input.
Oct 27, 16, 4:41 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By Father-of-3

Good point on the subsidy. Being an Atlanta...

Good point on the subsidy. Being an Atlanta resident a do feel a little bad about not supporting the home airline but this booking works really well for my schedule. I was just worried there was...
Oct 27, 16, 10:18 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By Father-of-3

ATL-MAA on 11/12 and DEL-ATL on 11/20. Both...

ATL-MAA on 11/12 and DEL-ATL on 11/20. Both through Doha. My question was more generic though as I found their pricing to be significantly lower multiple days and multiple destinations. From what...
Oct 26, 16, 8:13 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By Father-of-3

Biz for 1/3rd of everyone else??

I have a trip to India in a few weeks and Qatar is only 4300 in business while everything else is over $10k. It's one of those 'too good to be true' deals. Am I missing something here? Why such a...
Oct 24, 16, 4:28 pm
Replies: 3,771
Views: 544,381
Posted By Father-of-3

Any experts here want to give me a hand? I've...

Any experts here want to give me a hand? I've got a long-long long trip to India coming up. ATL-MAA on 11/12 (firm) and DEL-ATL on 11/20 (could go 11/19). I've called Delta about a dozen times today...
Oct 24, 16, 4:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By Father-of-3

I have a similar challenge with GUCs. I'm...

I have a similar challenge with GUCs. I'm looking at ATL-MAA (Chennai) on 11/12 and DEL-ATL on 11/20. I've tried every routing that I can think of and I've called Delta 11 times today but nothing...
Mar 9, 16, 8:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By Father-of-3

Seems like someone was more frustrated with Avis...

Seems like someone was more frustrated with Avis over this than I was:

Personal ID No.: A34E676F18
Control No.: 6100758001

Schwartz v. Avis Rent A Car Sys., LLC
Civ. Act. No. 11-4052...
Jan 18, 16, 11:49 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By Father-of-3

No More Complimentary Postcard Postage?

I've stayed at both those hotels in the last and they have offered to pay my postage. Similar experiences all over Europe. Not so in South America. Dunno about the US as I don't usually send...
Jan 15, 16, 9:45 am
Replies: 619
Views: 94,387
Posted By Father-of-3

'Unlock' makes me think something tied in with...

'Unlock' makes me think something tied in with the badges and maybe social media. I for one like the standard promotions as they are. I can be pretty sure of earning 40-50k bonuses quarterlyish.
Jan 10, 16, 7:23 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 27,939
Posted By Father-of-3

Shower in lounge, will towel be provided?

If you would take the time to read the Hitchhikers Guide you would know to bring you towel everywhere you go.
Dec 13, 15, 2:40 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 14,787
Posted By Father-of-3

DEA agent stopping us outside of the airport

He could have been a random lunatic too. Your names are almost certainly on your luggage.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Sep 1, 15, 7:40 pm
Replies: 2,351
Views: 368,945
Posted By Father-of-3

I managed to sign up and get three 25 point...

I managed to sign up and get three 25 point credits today. This might not be dead yet.
Aug 13, 15, 1:27 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 8,805
Posted By Father-of-3

I love how so many people think they are going to...

I love how so many people think they are going to have a debate with the TSA, airport police, etc.

If you tell them an item has no value they are going to likely respond telling you, "then you...
Aug 3, 15, 9:30 pm
Replies: 456
Views: 86,063
Posted By Father-of-3

Booking Delta Award Tickets, 2015 on

Weird thing just now. Trying to book ATL-NRT for July 1st. One way. Biz class.

On the Delta App in iPhone it lets me get all the way through to my credit card number and then fails.

On...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 14, 15, 9:01 pm
Replies: 2,483
Views: 573,129
Posted By Father-of-3

Quick data point. I just got this bonus for the...

Quick data point. I just got this bonus for the 5th year in a row, Delta each time. A few things I noticed this time.

I had to wait until it was 1-year from when I got the miles last, not rom...
Jul 14, 15, 5:14 pm
Replies: 3,771
Views: 544,381
Posted By Father-of-3

The Official - GLOBAL UPGRADE CERT success thread - Yay! I got it!

Success using a GUC for ATL-BRU next week. Wait listed for the dub-ATL flight home. Anyone know how I can check online to keep tabs on my chances? Seems like Delta doesn't allow any of the 3rd...
Forum: Europe
Jul 13, 15, 8:52 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,402
Posted By Father-of-3

One thing you might want to look into is a...

One thing you might want to look into is a currency exchange that guarantees buy back. I haven't done this in a while but ive done it in the Atlanta airport. In a nutshell you take their poor...
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