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May 23, 18, 10:48 am
Replies: 30
Views: 134,723
Posted By BDA shorts

I've got a Samsonite hard shell which has started...

I've got a Samsonite hard shell which has started falling apart after six years of travel, to the point that it's completely unusable. Cracked shell, disintegrated zipper, big chunks of the wheels...
Apr 24, 18, 2:57 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By BDA shorts

Overnight baggage allowances and upgrades

I've got the following itinerary coming up:

MDE-MIA-PHL, arrive 12:49AM
PHL-LIS, depart 9:20PM
(all operated and marketed by AA)

I've put in a sticker upgrade request (I have AA PLT) for the...
Apr 6, 18, 6:41 pm
Replies: 987
Views: 263,756
Posted By BDA shorts

The magic middle that I use: When I call and the...

The magic middle that I use: When I call and the agent answers, I say "Hi, can I please speak to the card cancellation department?" Not "retention department" (because that makes it sound like you're...
Mar 22, 18, 10:26 am
Replies: 987
Views: 263,756
Posted By BDA shorts

AA Platinum and AA Amex. AF has posted on the...

AA Platinum and AA Amex. AF has posted on the first but not the second. No offers on either card.

The odd thing was when I called the main number (for the AA Amex) and entered the last four digits...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,933
Posted By BDA shorts

Finding medium-term housing in for long-term travel

I've read articles from time to time about "digital nomads" and people traveling on a very long-term basis, but I've never been able to figure out how to handle housing.

My girlfriend and I can...
Aug 14, 16, 2:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,686
Posted By BDA shorts

Hmm, interesting idea. That's right, these are...

Hmm, interesting idea. That's right, these are toilets with no seats. It's not as much the hygiene issue, it's more that you can't really sit on the bowl itself without, uhh, worrying about falling...
Aug 14, 16, 2:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,322
Posted By BDA shorts

Exactly. Also quality of bottled water varies,...

Exactly. Also quality of bottled water varies, especially in the third-world countries to which I fly from the U.S. Stuff that's fine going down your throat can irritate when being inhaled through...
Aug 13, 16, 8:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 4,322
Posted By BDA shorts

Yeah, that's a different issue, TSA not knowing...

Yeah, that's a different issue, TSA not knowing what to do with it and asking inappropriate questions. That doesn't bother me too much, especially because it looks like plain old water. (Once in I...
Aug 13, 16, 8:05 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,686
Posted By BDA shorts

That's the weird thing, it's all over Latin...

That's the weird thing, it's all over Latin America. I've seen it in the Dominican Republic, in Argentina, and even in high-end shopping malls in Colombia. I'm still trying to wrap my head around how...
Aug 12, 16, 12:37 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4,322
Posted By BDA shorts

Distilled water setting off the medical liquid checker alarm

I use a CPAP which requires about 200 mL of distilled water to operate comfortably. (The water humidifies and heats the air coming out of the CPAP.) I oftentimes fly to a destination where distilled...
Aug 12, 16, 12:30 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,686
Posted By BDA shorts

Toilet seats for seatless toilets

I'm going to be doing a bunch of traveling in Latin America. Outside of the nicer parts of the nicer cities, lots of toilets don't have any seats and so you gotta sorta squat and... you get the idea....
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Sep 2, 15, 2:44 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

If anyone cares to meet up prior to Friday, I'm...

If anyone cares to meet up prior to Friday, I'm already here. Send me a message and we can do something.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 30, 15, 11:16 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

No discussion of nuts is complete without: ...

No discussion of nuts is complete without:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/american-airlines-aadvantage-pre-consolidation/330597-archive-touching-my-nuts-unclean-hands.html
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 26, 15, 10:06 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

That's what the 7:00PM start is for. If we finish...

That's what the 7:00PM start is for. If we finish at 7:45 that gives us 45 minutes to get to the restaurant. That's enough time to both do the Sabre thing and travel con calma.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 26, 15, 9:16 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

Google maps says it's 13 minutes by car from my...

Google maps says it's 13 minutes by car from my apartment to the restaurant. I promise we'll finish up in time!
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 15, 15, 10:11 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

Yes, it's me! I've had SABRE for about seven...

Yes, it's me! I've had SABRE for about seven years now. It's a great tool for researching and booking complicated itineraries. I'm glad I finally have an interested group of people to whom I can show...
Forum: South America
Aug 12, 15, 10:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,750
Posted By BDA shorts

I haven't been back so I couldn't tell you for...

I haven't been back so I couldn't tell you for sure, but the situation there didn't look like some temporary issue. I can't imagine it to have gotten significantly better. The fundamentals of the...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 9, 15, 9:40 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

My details: Flying in 9/1 from Cordoba, flight to...

My details: Flying in 9/1 from Cordoba, flight to be announced. Staying at an apartment in Palermo on Ugarteche. Will attend all events.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 5, 15, 4:48 pm
Replies: 374
Views: 39,058
Posted By BDA shorts

I'm in! Took forever to confirm my plans but I...

I'm in! Took forever to confirm my plans but I just bought my plane tickets yesterday.
Forum: South America
Nov 27, 14, 12:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,452
Posted By BDA shorts

Looks like the automatic IVA refund is still in...

Looks like the automatic IVA refund is still in effect. Use your foreign-issued debit or credit card at any restaurant, car rental, or hotel and the credit card receipt should automatically show a...
Forum: South America
Jul 13, 14, 4:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By BDA shorts

South American cities with American expats

I'm looking to spend about two months traveling around South America in "traveling salesman" mode. I'm looking for areas which have working American expat populations. What would be the most fruitful...
Forum: South America
Mar 9, 14, 10:37 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,514
Posted By BDA shorts

I've never heard of them--I possibly looked at...

I've never heard of them--I possibly looked at them a year and a half ago when I was looking at schools. I do know that there are a whole bunch of different schools over there, and you're not going...
Replies: 271
Views: 31,619
Posted By BDA shorts

For the people wondering what's going on, here's...

For the people wondering what's going on, here's a very concrete, specific example:

In Sabre you can pull up a very detailed breakout of all of the price of a ticket. You can also force Sabre to...
Jul 6, 13, 11:15 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 18,053
Posted By BDA shorts

What happens after you're in a plane crash like OZ 214?

The OZ crash got me thinking: in cases like this, how are immigration and customs checks performed? Lots of people on the plane either (a) went straight to the hospital or (b) are fine but their...
Feb 19, 13, 6:34 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 17,760
Posted By BDA shorts

If you set up a one-time-use virtual credit card...

If you set up a one-time-use virtual credit card with an artificial spending limit to just cover the first shipment, what happens when they try to send you the second shipment? Does the card decline,...
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