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May 15, 19, 12:39 am
Replies: 350
Views: 33,404
Posted By thoglette

I've certainly been known to apply it during...

I've certainly been known to apply it during flight (usually in the smallest room on the plane :p), particularly on multi-leg flights and especially after an overnight leg. One just gets a little...
Mar 27, 18, 6:20 am
Replies: 873
Views: 40,788
Posted By thoglette

Stupid infinite scroll coupled with broken search results

Particularly when combined with a search-in-this-thread which doesn't take you to the result (search for "scroll" in this thread).

And my computer spends most of it's time accessing doubleclick...
Dec 12, 17, 6:50 am
Replies: 115
Views: 11,419
Posted By thoglette

They are supposed to be competent at their job....

They are supposed to be competent at their job. If that means knowing how "Schengen states" is spelt in 26 languages they better bloody know all of them.

Being hired by the lowest bidder for the...
Nov 1, 17, 1:23 am
Replies: 25
Views: 26,442
Posted By thoglette

Depends: if I'm close to keeping/gaining status...

Depends: if I'm close to keeping/gaining status AND I think I'm going to use the same airline or destination next year then I weigh the cost of the run vs cost of buying the perks, at least those you...
Oct 31, 17, 9:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By thoglette

In that case it's a trade off between...

In that case it's a trade off between cost-of-flights to get to silver vs the joining fee. That is, it may be worth your while upgrading a VA flight or two to business.

I've had days where a...
Nov 19, 15, 8:53 pm
Replies: 2,605
Views: 476,180
Posted By thoglette

Thanks - will hunt it down

Thanks - will hunt it down
Nov 12, 15, 8:13 pm
Replies: 2,605
Views: 476,180
Posted By thoglette

Still possible?

Is this still a possiblility? Does one need to be a QR FF to purchase the one-day access?

I'm flying in at 05:00 and would like to shower & clean up before going to the office. Doing this at...
Feb 26, 14, 9:35 pm
Feb 24, 14, 9:05 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By thoglette

Bonus Qantas Points or bonus Status credits - NOT your choice

Got my daily QF spam - there's finally something useful "50% more* Status credits when you fly Qantas"

Yay, so I click through and get

Unfortunately you are not eligible to register for this...
Jan 19, 14, 7:33 pm
Replies: 424
Views: 133,496
Posted By thoglette

I love having all those QF pax on the plane...

Upgrade given: Y - J
Upgrade location: Check-in
Route: DXB - PER
Flight number: EK 420
Type of ticket: Saver(!)
Date of travel: 17/01/2014
Tier status: Silver
Tier miles :24k in last...
May 18, 11, 9:41 pm
Replies: 2,943
Views: 346,217
Posted By thoglette

Thanks ! - No card yet

Thanks ! - No card yet
May 18, 11, 9:40 pm
Replies: 2,943
Views: 346,217
Posted By thoglette

Golden newbie

Lots of long haul in the last six months - just cracked gold this week (another 18K miles).

Haven't had much to do with EK other than just flying.

I still don't have any physical card, not...
May 18, 11, 12:18 pm
Replies: 2,943
Views: 346,217
Posted By thoglette

Changing flight times - How?

In LHR, finished business a day early - how do I contact a human to see if can get my flights home (LHR->DBX->home) brought forward?

In business, Gold status, newbie for EK
Mar 9, 11, 5:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,909
Posted By thoglette

Add me to that list. Also decent connections...

Add me to that list. Also decent connections from DXB with flight times that differenciate from the oneworld/*alliance herd who all take off from my local at the same time - four flights on four...
Feb 2, 10, 7:21 am
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By thoglette

Thanks for the fast response! I've worked...

Thanks for the fast response!

I've worked out what the problem is - 4th is Easter Sunday - server error for Sun, Mon, Tues.

No server error on Wed. Guess which day I've booked?

(I needed...
Feb 2, 10, 6:11 am
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By thoglette

Can anyone book reward awards out of CHC?

Managed to book flights from PER-AKL-CHC, need to get to SYD. So am trying CHC-AKL-SYD, CHC-SYD-AKL and getting (on 4th or 5th Apr)

Server Error

I've been trying for two days - I can get...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Apr 11, 05, 7:08 am
Replies: 787
Views: 67,823
Posted By thoglette

Thanks Ozstamps

Thanks all, but I'm not likely to make it due to pre=existing commitments. Have fun!
Jun 30, 04, 6:42 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By thoglette

Mumble or sing "spam,spam,spam" until you get a human...

I got Anna the other day. Two confused numbers and a bad menu choice had me flip the bozo bit.

At least the "press 8 if you're a regular user" type systems are fast and effective.
At the...
Mar 17, 04, 11:50 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 1,870
Posted By thoglette

Hell, I'm struggling to find a flight from here...

Hell, I'm struggling to find a flight from here (PER) to anywhere less than 4h
!
Nov 6, 03, 4:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,215
Posted By thoglette

My immediate family contains 3 - my 2yo son who's...

My immediate family contains 3 - my 2yo son who's not likely to get near a plane (or a visa card) for some time, my wife who travels once every few years but bends the visa 'til it smokes. And...
Oct 27, 03, 7:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By thoglette

Try "Little Creatures" and "The Sail and Anchor"...

Try "Little Creatures" and "The Sail and Anchor" for decent beer.
The Swan Valley is close to the airport and has good food & wine (and beer). Requires a car - and driver if you're indulging.
I'd...
Forum: Travel News
Aug 28, 03, 8:49 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,643
Posted By thoglette

Easy Jet 737 hail damage August 15th

Not sure if it's been reported here yet.

EasyJet B-737 departed Geneva August 15 and flew into a heavy thunderstorm 10 minutes later. Returned promptly for an emergency landing. ...
May 26, 03, 6:55 am
Replies: 59
Views: 2,124
Posted By thoglette

Yup, I'll never forget watching a gate agent...

Yup, I'll never forget watching a gate agent yelling at a passenger before throwing her passport back at here.

But otherwise, as BB said, OK if not sparkling.
Compared to say, BA, where many...
Apr 16, 03, 1:12 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,931
Posted By thoglette

Sorry to hear that. While a little while ago,...

Sorry to hear that. While a little while ago, the last two times I've visited Di and Vanya (respectively) were holding the fort and happy to talk with My main complaint was the lack of room.

If...
Apr 16, 03, 1:01 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,931
Posted By thoglette

**** fine drop! (Even if Ive got a problem with...

**** fine drop! (Even if Ive got a problem with one eye)

The only problem is that it needs another 2-4 years before hitting it's straps :-)

Seriously, it'll be good drinking now.

And...
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