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Aug 30, 19, 1:30 pm
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Posted By heraclitus

Thank you. Coincidentally, I just read on...

Thank you.

Coincidentally, I just read on TPG today that an Amex Centurion Lounge and Escape Lounge will be opening at PHX in November, so it looks like the Delta Skyclub issue is moot for me!
Aug 29, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,816
Posted By heraclitus

Does anyone know if that additional fee is the...

Does anyone know if that additional fee is the usual $29 that is cited here as the going rate for guest access? The page below mentions various types of guest access fees, but for whatever reason...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 18, 19, 1:52 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 120,865
Posted By heraclitus

That does make interpreting reviews a real...

That does make interpreting reviews a real challenge... there is a real discrepancy between quality on an absolute scale, vs. quality relative to expectations.

A lot of people will give a decent...
Apr 18, 19, 1:49 pm
Replies: 1,648
Views: 366,082
Posted By heraclitus

It's a good idea to do that... those are a source...

It's a good idea to do that... those are a source of specialized information that can help you with the airlines/hotel chains/car rental chains you deal with the most.

General subforums like this...
Apr 15, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 1,648
Views: 366,082
Posted By heraclitus

First, welcome to the forum! I follow the...

First, welcome to the forum!

I follow the United and car rentals forums because they're relevant to my interest, United is probably the airline I fly second-most after Air Canada, and I tend to...
Apr 4, 19, 2:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,199
Posted By heraclitus

So if Rimowa and Tumi are increasingly becoming...

So if Rimowa and Tumi are increasingly becoming prestige brands that charge a growing premium just for the labels, what are the next best options that deliver a generally similar product at a lower...
Apr 4, 19, 1:50 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 12,236
Posted By heraclitus

I have an intl-to-dom connection at YVR that, due...

I have an intl-to-dom connection at YVR that, due to a flight cancellation, went from 3:10 to 1:20. I will have checked bags and two young kids in tow. Is there any hope in hell of making the...
Mar 20, 19, 2:08 pm
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Views: 366,082
Posted By heraclitus

There is a lot to keep track of and it's probably...

There is a lot to keep track of and it's probably impossible to follow it all, so what I tend to do is to focus on the handful of subforums most relevant to me. Personally, that is the Air...
Mar 20, 19, 1:58 pm
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,589,386
Posted By heraclitus

I'm obviously too late to be of any use to you,...

I'm obviously too late to be of any use to you, but I thought I'd put in an answer just in case anyone else happens to stumble across it and needs the same information.

I booked a full size at...
Mar 20, 19, 1:53 pm
Replies: 1,648
Views: 366,082
Posted By heraclitus

Welcome aboard, and happy travels! :)

Welcome aboard, and happy travels! :)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 13, 19, 2:35 pm
Replies: 724
Views: 120,865
Posted By heraclitus

TripAdvisor sucks now that it has become a...

TripAdvisor sucks now that it has become a pseudo-social network.

I find myself relying more and more on Google Reviews for hotels as a result.
Dec 14, 18, 2:17 pm
Replies: 535
Views: 107,167
Posted By heraclitus

I think anyone who has cycled through Amex's...

I think anyone who has cycled through Amex's products is probably asking the same questions.

I've never had the personal plat and the Cobalt so I will at least sign up for those two in 2019. But...
Dec 14, 18, 2:12 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 23,264
Posted By heraclitus

Since when does Aeroplan need to buy fuel?

Since when does Aeroplan need to buy fuel?
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Views: 191,484
Posted By heraclitus

This sounds intriguing... where do you find...

This sounds intriguing... where do you find discounted airbnb gift cards?
Nov 27, 18, 2:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,270
Posted By heraclitus

Good luck, L.C. Let this thread be a lesson...

Good luck, L.C.

Let this thread be a lesson to anyone considering renting from Sixt in CPH. Clearly it's just not worth it.
Forum: Canada
Nov 8, 18, 10:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By heraclitus

OP mentioned kids and White Spot is a great place...

OP mentioned kids and White Spot is a great place to bring them to. Sometimes you just need to grab the low hanging fruit.

Besides, their burgers are pretty tasty too.
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 7, 18, 2:01 pm
Replies: 125
Views: 35,528
Posted By heraclitus

This was a pretty epic trip report, thanks for...

This was a pretty epic trip report, thanks for sharing it with us WolfieG!
Forum: Hawaii
Nov 2, 18, 12:53 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 10,995
Posted By heraclitus

Good point. 10 years ago or so I remember getting...

Good point. 10 years ago or so I remember getting Sheratons, Hyatts and the like for $80, $60, sometimes $40 a night on Priceline/Hotwire. Even the posted rates weren't that much higher. These days,...
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 30, 18, 2:09 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 10,995
Posted By heraclitus

I'm heading to Maui for the second time in...

I'm heading to Maui for the second time in January, and compared to my last trip (2015), it feels like prices have increased by a noticeable amount. Obviously I'm affected by the CAD's decline...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,185
Posted By heraclitus

Thank you for the tip, I will take a look. :)

Thank you for the tip, I will take a look. :)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 26, 18, 1:13 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,682
Posted By heraclitus

A half hour for a domestic to domestic connection...

A half hour for a domestic to domestic connection is more than enough at any Canadian airport besides the big four (YYZ, YUL, YVR and YYC). Even with the big 4 chances are a half hour would be enough...
Forum: Travel News
Oct 26, 18, 9:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,893
Posted By heraclitus

I wonder if the answer doesn't somehow involve...

I wonder if the answer doesn't somehow involve encouraging people to venture out of the big European cities and into the surrounding areas? The article touched on that idea, but it could be the key....
Forum: DiningBuzz
Oct 26, 18, 8:54 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,177
Posted By heraclitus

I was into local brews and microbrews when the...

I was into local brews and microbrews when the wave first began, it was kind of neat to have some different choices. But the whole scene was overtaken by insufferable types who adopted craft beer...
Oct 19, 18, 3:21 pm
Replies: 959
Views: 177,112
Posted By heraclitus

I have booked YUL-ZRH-CPH. As it stands, I have...

I have booked YUL-ZRH-CPH. As it stands, I have 50 minutes until my departure to CPH at 7:05. (It was 55 when I booked, but I see it has been cut down by 5 mins. since).

I know that's very tight,...
Oct 19, 18, 10:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,270
Posted By heraclitus

To your first paragraph, this thread is not the...

To your first paragraph, this thread is not the only sign of CPH Sixt shenanigans. Google searches yield numerous Tripadvisor threads, and there are other threads here which speak to this. And Google...
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