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Apr 9, 20, 12:21 pm
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Posted By alpenlupe

Will be interested to hear if they give you a...

Will be interested to hear if they give you a refund on your car hire booking. As per my recent post, after cancelling a car hire booking by phone yesterday & requesting a refund I received an email...
Apr 9, 20, 7:23 am
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Views: 661,834
Posted By alpenlupe

I managed to get through yesterday afternoon...

I managed to get through yesterday afternoon (about 3:30 UK time) on my second attempt and on to an agent after about 5 minutes. They processed my flight refund and they say it will be credited...
Apr 8, 20, 2:38 am
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Views: 661,834
Posted By alpenlupe

I just called (8:30 UK time Wed) to cancel for a...

I just called (8:30 UK time Wed) to cancel for a refund which can't be done online even using the work around which was available a week or so ago. Results (I'm silver):

1. Called the gold number...
Feb 19, 20, 2:48 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,255
Posted By alpenlupe

Thanks! Transaction date was 9 Feb, I'll give it...

Thanks! Transaction date was 9 Feb, I'll give it another couple of weeks.
Feb 19, 20, 2:37 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,255
Posted By alpenlupe

Amex off - 300 BA spend -> 3000 avios

Hello

There was recently an offer on my Amex card - spend 300 on a single transaction with BA and receive 3000 Avios. I saved it to my card and made a booking for 2 - total cost was about 350...
Feb 13, 20, 8:06 am
Replies: 56
Views: 13,201
Posted By alpenlupe

Hi all. In April I'm flying to Madrid in ET...

Hi all.

In April I'm flying to Madrid in ET (BA0460 / 777) and returning in business on Iberia (usual A320).

I went across to RJ to change my seat on Iberia (successfully!) and noticed that on...
Nov 25, 19, 11:51 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Thanks. I've gone ahead and booked 2 first...

Thanks.

I've gone ahead and booked 2 first class seats on MAV at €79 each. It has allocated 2 seats side by side. Was hoping to get a table for 2 with opposing seats and will try to change to that...
Nov 25, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

I've seen this somewhere else - booking the...

I've seen this somewhere else - booking the ticket & seat reservation separately. Question: how do they match the ticket with the seat reservation? Or are they totally separate? - in which case i...
Nov 23, 19, 6:42 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Thanks for that - I've been checking every day on...

Thanks for that - I've been checking every day on both MAV and OEBB and finally today I can book on MAV - great prices too, especially for 1st class. I guess OEBB will follow tomorrow but, yes, it's...
Nov 4, 19, 4:04 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Ah,ok. MAV's issue then, thanks.

Ah,ok. MAV's issue then, thanks.
Nov 3, 19, 1:14 am
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Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

railways thanks for all that, very useful...

railways thanks for all that, very useful information. I'll compare prices on MAV for that train to Zurich when I finally am able to book.

I did just try a dummy booking on OBB Vienna - St Anton...
Nov 1, 19, 11:41 am
Replies: 25
Views: 7,704
Posted By alpenlupe

I always assumed the 'Champagne' served in the J...

I always assumed the 'Champagne' served in the J lounge was actually Prosecco or some other bubbly not actually classified as champagne. Has anyone ever seen the bottle from which it's poured?
Nov 1, 19, 12:11 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Ordinarily you can reserve a seat & you can even...

Ordinarily you can reserve a seat & you can even choose a specific carriage / seat while making a the reservation. If you do a dummy booking for a date prior to the proposed new timetable (about 14...
Oct 30, 19, 4:43 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Yes, it lets you book an international ticket...

Yes, it lets you book an international ticket originating in another country.
Oct 22, 19, 11:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

Thanks. As of now (23 Oct) it's still not...

Thanks. As of now (23 Oct) it's still not possible.

Edit: I did find further info on oebb.com 'local passenger rail transport in the eastern region (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland), in the...
Oct 22, 19, 1:09 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By alpenlupe

OBB Railjet booking late Dec 2019

Hi all

I'm looking to book a trip Budapest - St Anton am Arlberg (RJX 162) in late December 2019. I think it's possible to book a ticket on oebb but not make a seat reservation as 'the timetable...
Oct 7, 19, 8:44 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,446
Posted By alpenlupe

My last flight from INN (earlier this year) cabin...

My last flight from INN (earlier this year) cabin crew moved the curtain a couple of rows further back extending Club Europe after most of us had boarded and some middle seats in the new Club Europe...
Oct 7, 19, 8:36 am
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Views: 2,446
Posted By alpenlupe

Thanks!

Thanks!
Oct 7, 19, 8:29 am
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Views: 2,446
Posted By alpenlupe

Moved from exit row

Hi all,

A couple of months ago I booked a return flight for 2 LHR-INN (Innsbruck) in economy late February and as silver managed to nab 2 exit row seats (row 12) in both directions. This weekend...
Sep 28, 19, 5:15 am
Replies: 28
Views: 8,498
Posted By alpenlupe

There was no shortage of Tensa barriers (they...

There was no shortage of Tensa barriers (they were using them to separate the queues). Even BA staff didn't know who had decided on the 'new' system.

Possibly a retro move as part of the 100...
Sep 28, 19, 4:34 am
Replies: 28
Views: 8,498
Posted By alpenlupe

Business class check-in queuing T5

Some genius decided to dispense with the common queue at T5 business/silver check-in this morning and have a separate queue for each check-in desk. Evidently they've not studied Elementary Queuing...
Sep 12, 19, 2:58 am
Replies: 239
Views: 23,039
Posted By alpenlupe

Wow. That's appalling, not surprising you left....

Wow. That's appalling, not surprising you left. Glad to hear it turned out so well.
Sep 9, 19, 2:58 pm
Replies: 2,555
Views: 767,453
Posted By alpenlupe

Article just published in the other FT (Financial...

Article just published in the other FT (Financial Times) quotes a few major shareholders:

Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways’ parent IAG, will be grilled by top investors this week...
Aug 29, 19, 9:08 am
Aug 27, 19, 12:17 am
Replies: 188
Views: 33,322
Posted By alpenlupe

I'm a definite (+1) Edit 26/9 - changed from...

I'm a definite (+1)

Edit 26/9 - changed from definite to possible & updated wiki
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