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Apr 14, 14, 11:45 am
Replies: 104
Views: 28,077
Posted By dddane

just a quick note... if you signed up for Energy...

just a quick note... if you signed up for Energy Plus ... be sure to check the variable rate after your 12 month period is up. Their business model seems to be to take advantage of the customer...
Forum: Brazil
Nov 6, 12, 10:58 am
Replies: 534
Views: 100,567
Posted By dddane

The Chicago consulate likely returned them...

The Chicago consulate likely returned them because they had stopped issuing VISAs either due to the judges ruling and the retaliation thereof, or a strike at the Chicago consulate, or a combination...
Forum: Brazil
Nov 5, 12, 11:57 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

it's right in the terms of the fare that if you...

it's right in the terms of the fare that if you are denied VISA you get a refund...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 31, 12, 10:50 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

united canceled the tickets for us and they're...

united canceled the tickets for us and they're refunding (not crediting!) the $$ once they get them the statement saved from the consulate site saying they aren't issuing visas
Forum: Brazil
Oct 30, 12, 5:18 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

Oh. I get it now. it's reciprocity over...

Oh. I get it now. it's reciprocity over supporting a the monopoly in Brazil.

why would they not care if they lose tourists over this? please elaborate? Are they running some sort of...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 30, 12, 3:20 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

Kyle, Vida's link above explains it and seems to...

Kyle, Vida's link above explains it and seems to be the likely culprit (http://tinyurl.com/9f59x34 is the same link w/ English translation embedded). The Consulate's notice is dated just following...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 30, 12, 12:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

Thanks... Interesting about the judge ordering...

Thanks... Interesting about the judge ordering them to stop using DHL.... I guess that is indeed a technical difficulty if the consulate can't actually send or receive the passport. of course if we...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 30, 12, 11:12 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,876
Posted By dddane

Brazil visas not being issued anywhere due to technical difficulties?

Does anyone know more about the technical difficulties the country of Brazil is experiencing issuing VISAs of any type?

I just got back from the Chicago consulate and they told me they aren't...
Jul 12, 12, 4:43 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 46,254
Posted By dddane

I don't think this is that rare of a situation,...

I don't think this is that rare of a situation, to be honest. I had it happen to me in Orlando, by the time the airline was able to figure out what happened the guy was already 3 hours away in some...
Jul 11, 12, 2:42 pm
Replies: 241
Views: 27,114
Posted By dddane

I don't know how anyone could judge the vocals...

I don't know how anyone could judge the vocals here and elsewhere as the 'vocal minority' when the number of people with complaints is probably much larger than those willing to come on Flyertalk or...
Apr 16, 12, 5:41 pm
Replies: 1,175
Views: 227,553
Posted By dddane

Based off of my personal experience and what I've...

Based off of my personal experience and what I've been told by UA, only the primary cardholder gets the upgrade on an award ... On my last United flight last month (as in the last we're flying for a...
Apr 4, 12, 12:17 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 11,744
Posted By dddane

I too was glad to read that US Customs will...

I too was glad to read that US Customs will recognize this soon.

I've always thought not recognizing and allowing a domestic partnered couple to declare on one form was a matter of national...
Mar 20, 12, 11:13 am
Replies: 2,279
Views: 243,520
Posted By dddane

spouse is a 4 year 1K with varying levels before...

spouse is a 4 year 1K with varying levels before that, I'm a 3-4-year premiere (gold this year).

I fly exclusively personal reasons right now, not business, so we kind of come as a packaged deal....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 19, 12, 5:11 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 8,336
Posted By dddane

as someone who has been to china, and done the...

as someone who has been to china, and done the transit without Visa as an american, I'd say the information is "so so" readily available. Flyertalk actually has more information on it than any...
Mar 10, 12, 11:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By dddane

if it's anything like several of our recent...

if it's anything like several of our recent experiences, you'll sit in econ plus wondering what the hell happened and nobody can explain them not clearing despite adequate availability and applying...
Mar 10, 12, 9:27 am
Replies: 1,392
Views: 126,682
Posted By dddane

they might be when Smisek is giving it to them...

they might be when Smisek is giving it to them for $59. Say, don't they waive the bag fee still if you checked a bag after that kiosk upgrade? I think so.. So for someone checking a bag that's really...
Nov 30, 11, 3:15 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By dddane

really, 1.8 MB is big? you've got to be kidding...

really, 1.8 MB is big? you've got to be kidding me. i feel the need to point this out so the technically less adept don't think you're serious. You could store this phone on your 8 gig Iphone...
Nov 30, 11, 1:21 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,434
Posted By dddane

i can understand the lack of "sensitivity"...

i can understand the lack of "sensitivity" training or making assumptions, but I really thought there was a tone that wasn't in agreement... and yes of course Hong Kong isn't third world that was a...
Nov 29, 11, 5:36 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,434
Posted By dddane

hotel in HKG won't give double bed - two males = two beds

How often do you experience this, and what is your typical reaction?

On a recent trip for our very last hotel after a series of mishaps I last minute booked, via a non-refundable Citibank Thankyou...
Nov 29, 11, 12:18 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By dddane

I would check http://everytrail.com as a starting...

I would check http://everytrail.com as a starting point. It's aimed at taking GPS logs from devices and mapping/photoing it in a way you describe, but you can also manually do it all. I think it...
Forum: China
Nov 1, 11, 4:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,224
Posted By dddane

ended up having to book on ctrip instead, on...

ended up having to book on ctrip instead, on another carrier. their customer service is amazingly bad. if their "contact us" link wasn't a 404 not found error, I'd send them a log of the calls so...
Nov 1, 11, 3:49 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 7,811
Posted By dddane

Were you spoofing your computer's wireless MAC...

Were you spoofing your computer's wireless MAC address onto your Asus router? If not, I would suspect that would be the issue. You can permanently set your asus router to spoof your laptop's wireless...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 1, 11, 3:18 pm
Replies: 426
Views: 95,089
Posted By dddane

and you know what? that would be awesome, because...

and you know what? that would be awesome, because at that point it would go from being a passenger dispute to a FA not doing their job. = $$ ..

I've had this happen twice that I can remember......
Forum: China
Oct 26, 11, 3:02 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 6,224
Posted By dddane

China East Airlines - trying to PAY for a ticket that is being booked online

I'm having a really frustrating time just trying to pay for a ticket I'm booking online..

They have a deal on their main page listed as the "Mastercard zone" where you can get a 2-1 business...
Sep 21, 11, 4:42 pm
Replies: 2,419
Views: 292,449
Posted By dddane

add me to the list of annoyed 2Ps... massive...

add me to the list of annoyed 2Ps... massive devaluation. between this and their credit card changes, I'm lacking a great reason to stick w/ UA.. there are now better programs out there.

and why...
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