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Jul 16, 19, 10:36 pm
Replies: 23
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Posted By GregLeg

I do something similar. I use KeePass and sync...

I do something similar. I use KeePass and sync my encrypted file to my Google Drive. I feel pretty confident about the security of my Drive (very strong password, and 2FA is set up with a YubiKey)....
May 8, 19, 9:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By GregLeg

Does BA have a dedicated disability line? I know...

Does BA have a dedicated disability line? I know Delta and United do, and I always just call those numbers immediately after booking to make sure our seating arrangements will work for my wife. For...
Apr 26, 19, 3:08 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By GregLeg

Need to rant just a bit -- DTW screwup

Easiest way is to paste the complaint we went to Delta after our trip:
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Overall our trip was very good -- Delta is generally excellent with handling my wife's wheelchair, the on-plane crews...
Apr 23, 19, 11:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,926
Posted By GregLeg

We usually get C+ because my wife is in a...

We usually get C+ because my wife is in a wheelchair (the disability desk will move her up if seating is available -- closer to the door, and the extra legroom makes the transfer to/from the aisle...
Feb 19, 19, 9:54 pm
Replies: 1,031
Views: 121,105
Posted By GregLeg

Thanks, everyone! I do see the availability of...

Thanks, everyone! I do see the availability of the Fi sims in Best Buy, and was planning on doing exactly that. I was probably actually going to pick them up soon to play with and make sure they're...
Feb 19, 19, 12:55 pm
Replies: 1,031
Views: 121,105
Posted By GregLeg

So is Fi as good as it appears for the "we'll be...

So is Fi as good as it appears for the "we'll be in Europe for 10 days and need a phone, but don't want to pay Verizon's ridiculous '$10 per day per line' charge" scenario? Normally I just get a SIM...
Jul 12, 18, 7:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By GregLeg

I do have status (Hilton Gold this year, and...

I do have status (Hilton Gold this year, and based entirely on leisure travel, so that's our money they have).

Edit: The HGI manager contacted me, this has been resolved. Thanks, all!
Jul 12, 18, 5:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By GregLeg

I've fired off an email to the person who...

I've fired off an email to the person who originally contacted me (by email only, see OP) to explain the situation. I believe they're the HGI manager; we'll see if I get anything. I'll also call...
Jul 11, 18, 8:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By GregLeg

I didn't call until a few days later, not...

I didn't call until a few days later, not realizing the new reservation had a new cancellation policy - I only found this out when I called the new hotel (so yes, I did call the new hotel :) )
...
Jul 11, 18, 7:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By GregLeg

Reservation moved to another hotel, then charged cancellation fee.

We booked a night at a new Hilton Garden Inn which was supposed to be open for our trip. Original cancellation policy 48 hours, no big deal.

The hotel wasn't going to be ready on time, so they...
Aug 11, 17, 6:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By GregLeg

I know for my insulin I use a Frio travel pouch,...

I know for my insulin I use a Frio travel pouch, but actively-used insulin doesn't technically need to be kept refrigerator-cold, just kept from OVERheating, so that might not work in this case.
Jun 12, 17, 3:19 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 24,994
Posted By GregLeg

I consistently get one (and always fill it out)...

I consistently get one (and always fill it out) when flying with my wife (who requires an aisle chair to board), have never gotten one when flying by myself. We only fly a few times a year these...
Jun 2, 17, 1:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,876
Posted By GregLeg

My wife (manual user) and I are considering...

My wife (manual user) and I are considering exactly this same trip for next summer -- so sadly I can't really help much yet.

Maybe contact a service like Sage Traveling...
May 25, 17, 2:18 pm
Replies: 209
Views: 31,120
Posted By GregLeg

So I have a positive experience. Wife and I flew...

So I have a positive experience. Wife and I flew PIT-SFO-HNL on United, HNL-KOA on Hawaiian (booked through United), then KOA-HNL-SFO-PIT getting home (Hawaiian metal for KOA-HNL, United the rest of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 14, 17, 11:44 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By GregLeg

I believe that's correct, diabetes is technically...

I believe that's correct, diabetes is technically listed as a disability.

Funny thing is as a Type 1 for 44 years, I don't consider it a disability at all :D An annoyance at times, sure, and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 11, 17, 1:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By GregLeg

So to follow up on this, what about a disabled...

So to follow up on this, what about a disabled passenger's COMPANION? I know they'll try to not split up families, etc., but that's still possible.

But if a disabled passenger requires a...
Jul 6, 16, 10:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By GregLeg

Thanks! I didn't expect a problem, because as...

Thanks! I didn't expect a problem, because as you said, people in F are perfectly happy to help each other out, but I always feel a bit reluctant asking.
Jul 6, 16, 7:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By GregLeg

Upgraded, but wheelchair traveler separated from companion in process

Wife and I are flying PIT-SFO tomorrow morning. She's in a wheelchair, and requires a companion (me :) ) for boarding and assistance during the flight.

Our upgrades cleared, but we got separated...
May 10, 16, 3:46 pm
Replies: 1,524
Views: 183,431
Posted By GregLeg

I got bumped from nothing to Silver; my wife...

I got bumped from nothing to Silver; my wife didn't. She and I flew PIT-LHR together last year, and I also flew once for work. Nothing for either of us this year so far.

I haven't been anything...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 23, 13, 1:07 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 12,161
Posted By GregLeg

Yeah, this is the tricky bit. My wife is...

Yeah, this is the tricky bit. My wife is permanently physically disabled and in a wheelchair now (so this is a sticky point for us :) ) BUT prior to needing the wheelchair, she still had serious...
Replies: 3,121
Views: 159,753
Posted By GregLeg

At the risk of asking a question that's been...

At the risk of asking a question that's been asked in the previous 38 pages :)

How good is American with passengers with disabilities? My wife is in a wheelchair, and we've found (perhaps...
Replies: 95
Views: 12,820
Posted By GregLeg

That was the first thing I noticed. So one can...

That was the first thing I noticed. So one can still use *A to fly first class to Japan for 120,000 miles (I did that years ago on ANA -- difficult to book, but possible at least) yet may need 325K...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 17, 08, 7:08 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By GregLeg

Rule number one for insulin dependent diabetics...

Rule number one for insulin dependent diabetics on the road: Never, EVER hand your insulin over.

Rule number two: See rule number one.

--Greg, dx'ed Type 1 Feb 26, 1973
Sep 16, 07, 2:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,533
Posted By GregLeg

Yup, I definitely still use these programs...

Yup, I definitely still use these programs (although I'm still using S&T 2006), because I can take out the laptop and get quick directions (or look for places to eat, or whatever) without an internet...
Replies: 178
Views: 12,531
Posted By GregLeg

I couldn't agree more! I know I stuck by...

I couldn't agree more! I know I stuck by USAirways for as long as I possibly could, but last year I switched from "Stay with US, keep the status" to "Who's got the most appealing combination of...
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