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Feb 7, 11, 8:36 pm
Replies: 341
Views: 69,299
Posted By d3van

We stayed at the Marriott Curacao for about a...

We stayed at the Marriott Curacao for about a week last summer. It was not too hot and the weather was pretty good, and enjoyed lying on the beach chairs on the beach for days.

We did get the all...
Jul 1, 10, 6:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By d3van

Fiancee and I are flying F award tomorrow but...

Fiancee and I are flying F award tomorrow but first leg is Y. We are waitlisted for F but it has not cleared. Should I OLCI at 24hours or wait until I get to airport if I am waitlisted?
Jun 6, 10, 10:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By d3van

This is what I was going to do, however I have...

This is what I was going to do, however I have been noticing that as of late, UA has not been leaving much left in terms of seats available on the last day. Sometimes I have gotten the last F seat in...
Jun 5, 10, 10:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By d3van

waitlisted for business/first award

Hi Folks,

I have a business/first award booked but at the time of booking 2 of my segments were only available in Economy. Currently those flights have NF=3 but XF=0.

Has anyone had success...
May 20, 10, 8:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By d3van

Where is your home base, and where in Asia do you...

Where is your home base, and where in Asia do you fly regularly?

Transiting Canada from the US to fly to Asia is OK occasionally, but I wouldn't make that extra stop a habit (I am Canadian BTW),...
May 9, 10, 5:40 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By d3van

LOL. What's the difference? MIA is an AA hub, DEN...

LOL. What's the difference? MIA is an AA hub, DEN is not. DEN is a UA hub, MIA is not.

Both carriers fly from hub to large city destination. AA is using a 757, but UA is using a regional jet. I...
May 5, 10, 11:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By d3van

I saw this earlier today and thought it was a...

I saw this earlier today and thought it was a major confidence booster towards the merged UA.

For all the Tilton haters out there, hes betting his huge cash payout that the company will improve....
Apr 24, 10, 11:51 pm
Replies: 1,152
Views: 360,476
Posted By d3van

LOL. Never! UA is not changing Y in the 747....

LOL. Never!

UA is not changing Y in the 747. They have already reconfigured F&C and will not be making any further changes to the 747.
Apr 22, 10, 12:32 am
Replies: 1,475
Views: 214,465
Posted By d3van

I can't believe there hasn't been any leaked...

I can't believe there hasn't been any leaked pictures yet.... I really, really, really want to see it!
Apr 9, 10, 10:31 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 5,793
Posted By d3van

Definitely not.

Definitely not.
Mar 22, 10, 10:37 pm
Replies: 370
Views: 24,676
Posted By d3van

1K phone agents

I have been talking to a few 1K telephone agents about booking a Star Alliance award and the last couple have been very friendly and helpful. I wish I had a quick survey to answer at the end of the...
Mar 20, 10, 10:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By d3van

AC LAX to YVR is pretty decent compared to the...

AC LAX to YVR is pretty decent compared to the CR7s UA flies. I like AC lie flat seats too, but service is as hit and miss as UA. Pretty much a toss up between UA and AC, if the AC schedule is still...
Feb 19, 10, 3:43 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,542
Posted By d3van

Bias-aside, YVR is my home airport and I am...

Bias-aside, YVR is my home airport and I am shocked it is rated so poorly. The only major irritating issue for me is the baggage claim can be quite slow at times, but this is an issue in many...
Jan 11, 10, 11:16 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 4,348
Posted By d3van

Whoa, that's really getting up there. I figure if...

Whoa, that's really getting up there. I figure if everyone else is doing it, United will surely follow. Especially since Continental is doing it.

However, if they want to set a trend, they need to...
Jan 10, 10, 11:25 am
Replies: 76
Views: 12,166
Posted By d3van

Scary. Hope that nobody was injured. I wonder how...

Scary. Hope that nobody was injured. I wonder how much damage the plane suffered?
Jan 10, 10, 2:41 am
Replies: 59
Views: 7,664
Posted By d3van

This is an enhancement, plain and simple. I think...

This is an enhancement, plain and simple. I think this is a great idea. Economy+ is really lacking in the PLUS department, and this helps separate E+ from E-. Sure it could be better, but there is...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 7, 10, 11:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By d3van

AC just to avoid going to the US from Canada at...

AC just to avoid going to the US from Canada at this point. Even without the most recent shenanigans, I would try to avoid an entering an extra country if at all possible. Also, AC has lots of...
Jan 7, 10, 9:48 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,749
Posted By d3van

I am really excited to see the end product. Are...

I am really excited to see the end product. Are they still re-doing the Y cabins in the 777 fleet along with C and F?
Replies: 22
Views: 2,624
Posted By d3van

I am interested, but the link failed for me.

I am interested, but the link failed for me.
Nov 30, 09, 4:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By d3van

Very cool, consider yourself lucky. Makes paying...

Very cool, consider yourself lucky. Makes paying 2x for the award worth it!
Nov 20, 09, 8:33 am
Replies: 68
Views: 3,806
Posted By d3van

+1 Actually, I very much love salmon. Smoked...

+1

Actually, I very much love salmon. Smoked salmon or lox even more. I think it's probably among very favorite of fish.
Nov 20, 09, 7:46 am
Replies: 369
Views: 34,921
Posted By d3van

I am excited to hear the decisions. My...

I am excited to hear the decisions.

My thoughts have long been that a split manufacturer purchase is the way to go. The current heavy lifting done by boeing makes future purchases of the same type...
Nov 14, 09, 1:08 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By d3van

The F concourse RCC is probably busier than ever...

The F concourse RCC is probably busier than ever due to the growing number of UAX flights to everywhere... I thought that RCC was too busy in the evenings a couple years ago, now I am sure its...
Nov 1, 09, 6:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By d3van

I would trade stopovers for 1 way awards in a...

I would trade stopovers for 1 way awards in a heartbeat.
Oct 31, 09, 3:11 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 6,109
Posted By d3van

-reduction of mainline service to my home market...

-reduction of mainline service to my home market (RJ creep).
-difficulty in obtaining confirmed upgrade for SWUs, especially when having to upfare
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