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Today, 3:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,665
Posted By SK AAR

There is even a separate thread in this forum for...

There is even a separate thread in this forum for the TK/CIP lounges at IST (at least there was/before the transition to new airport and separate TK Elite/Star Alliance Gold lounge)
Yesterday, 3:06 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 11,061
Posted By SK AAR

THB 300 is slightly below the minimum daily wage...

THB 300 is slightly below the minimum daily wage in TH. So to put it into perspective you are basically tipping the same as a thai construction worker or a guy working on a farm or in the country...
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By SK AAR

Most likely the answer is no. Or if changes are...

Most likely the answer is no. Or if changes are allowed the change fee and likely upfare will deter you from changing the ticket. I suggest you travel as booked.

Keep in mind that if there is a...
Yesterday, 12:12 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,665
Posted By SK AAR

I'm quite sure that the lounge staff will insist...

I'm quite sure that the lounge staff will insist to change the FFP to UA to let the OP in as the BP needs to be scanned in order to get into lounge. Unless the UA Gold card is registered the OP will...
Forum: Thailand
Yesterday, 10:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By SK AAR

If you can convince EK at check-in to tag your...

If you can convince EK at check-in to tag your bags all the way to SIN despite being on 2 separate tickets, you will be fine - almost 2 hours will be sufficient. If you have to clear Thai...
Yesterday, 8:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By SK AAR

2 weeks? It sounds like you never had a...

2 weeks? It sounds like you never had a reservation or it was deleted. Few airlines will allow a unticketed reservation for 2 weeks. Maybe the reservation was deleted due to ticket not being issued...
Yesterday, 4:04 am
Replies: 1,345
Views: 124,298
Posted By SK AAR

This is solid advice. I would also fly to BKK...

This is solid advice. I would also fly to BKK earlier and buy a cheap hotel in the vicinity of the airport (often rates as low as 1,000 THB/nt). Then go to bed early and wake up for a shortly before...
Yesterday, 1:55 am
Replies: 1,345
Views: 124,298
Posted By SK AAR

Normally, TG at CNX would be happy to check bags...

Normally, TG at CNX would be happy to check bags to final destination even when on separate tickets - especially at outstations like CNX; agents do that all the time there (I expect several times...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 17, 19, 8:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By SK AAR

As stated above the lines for immigration is the...

As stated above the lines for immigration is the uncertain part here. Lines can be short and be longer (I experienced 30 min or so in April for a early AM TG depart. to CPH).

But I will tell you...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 17, 19, 8:11 am
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By SK AAR

3 hours before

3 hours before
Jun 17, 19, 3:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By SK AAR

AMS to NYC via IST is still absurd IMO...

AMS to NYC via IST is still absurd IMO...
Jun 17, 19, 3:22 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,802
Posted By SK AAR

Guys, let us be realistic and not cause...

Guys, let us be realistic and not cause unnecessary concerns for the OP.

As the OP has BP already he/she is almost guaranteed to fly as booked. The likelihood of equipm. change, seats...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By SK AAR

There will be no issues. I never use my middle...

There will be no issues. I never use my middle name and have never had any problems - neither for CA flights.

If the check-in agent really wants to use your middle, he/she can just swipe your...
Jun 14, 19, 10:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By SK AAR

Indeed. I had a 10 hour layover (during daytime)...

Indeed. I had a 10 hour layover (during daytime) in December (at old IST airport, obviously). I was surprised how little time I actually had at the hotel, HGI Golden Horn near the city center, after...
Jun 14, 19, 3:37 am
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By SK AAR

A LH B or Y fare will be so expensive that you...

A LH B or Y fare will be so expensive that you will quickly forget about upgrading with your EB points. Much cheaper to buy a N or P/Z fare from the outset to get directly into PE or J respectively.
Jun 13, 19, 3:29 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By SK AAR

Wrong. I have been allowed to take a earlier...

Wrong. I have been allowed to take a earlier flight several times after purchasing a Plusgrade upgrade. Just proceed to the gate of the earlier flight with your BP for SAS Plus and most likely the...
Jun 13, 19, 6:18 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,861
Posted By SK AAR

This is spot on. If you go for TG922 on 16 June...

This is spot on. If you go for TG922 on 16 June via FRA the compensation will be reduced by 50% (and in fact is very close to being completely eliminated but the arrival time at ZRH still exceeds the...
Jun 13, 19, 6:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,861
Posted By SK AAR

:o but new subject line makes my initial post...

:o but new subject line makes my initial post completely nonsense - "I believe the headline says it all" Not anymore! haha - but OK. I guess it is well understood that my initial inquiry was about...
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By SK AAR

Because EZE/GRU is low season in July - MEX is...

Because EZE/GRU is low season in July - MEX is high season. Keep in mind that fares are demand driven.

Almost all fares are higher in July and early August due to sommer holidays and peak travel...
Jun 13, 19, 12:10 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,861
Posted By SK AAR

Apparently one 77W is still out of service. It as...

Apparently one 77W is still out of service. It as affecting a lot of B77W flights - take a look at LX92 ZRH-GRU!

No phone agent will rebook you with other airlines such as EK or AY - phone agents...
Jun 12, 19, 9:29 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,041
Posted By SK AAR

Paying in excess of 7,800 EUR for C/J class fare...

Paying in excess of 7,800 EUR for C/J class fare ex DUB to Phuket this far out would be insane. Clearly it is very different from the itinerary/booking classes provided by the OTA. This is not the...
Jun 12, 19, 5:26 am
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By SK AAR

This topic has been discussed several times in...

This topic has been discussed several times in this TG forum and the general consensus is that TG is very good at checking bags to final destination even on separate tickets. Admittedly, I have no...
Jun 12, 19, 1:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By SK AAR

Probably not a good idea as the OP "absolutely...

Probably not a good idea as the OP "absolutely need to get to NY in the morning" - I expect no time for deviations.
Forum: South America
Jun 11, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By SK AAR

How do you manage this for prepaid hotel rooms?...

How do you manage this for prepaid hotel rooms? It appears that almost without exception the 19% tax (or VAT or whatever it is) is added when making reservations online and I expect it to be hard to...
Forum: South America
Jun 11, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By SK AAR

I have a somewhat similar question: Spending 16...

I have a somewhat similar question: Spending 16 nights in Colombia next month (holiday). Arriving BOG on AV from GRU (after arriving GRU from Europe the previous morning). I have never been to...
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