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Dec 8, 19, 10:31 am
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Posted By kaffir76

Thumbs down CVS boo ..

So a really odd article by Gary that obviously wasn't checked for facts - & it's just poor form when the link to the H/T doesn't work
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Dec 8, 19, 10:09 am
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Views: 261,084
Posted By kaffir76

Thumbs up More real writers please ..

Simple / honest mistake, it could have happened to anyone really
I remember asking a TG check in staff at BKK airport last year about visa requirements for Karachi - but I scrapped the idea of...
Dec 8, 19, 9:43 am
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Views: 782,227
Posted By kaffir76

Thumbs up +100 That's just an extremely weak argument ......

+100
That's just an extremely weak argument ...
And with all that flying, it's really not that hard for him to re-qualify for EXP - whether or not he was trying to, is another matter altogether
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Dec 7, 19, 11:00 am
Replies: 44
Views: 9,393
Posted By kaffir76

The Pullman Bangsar was great when it first...

The Pullman Bangsar was great when it first opened but then time passed and the property wasn't maintained properly .. things in the room & the building began to deteriorate ..
And the tour coaches...
Dec 7, 19, 10:45 am
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Views: 1,831
Posted By kaffir76

Post We've stayed at the Mercure Sapporo a few times...

We've stayed at the Mercure Sapporo a few times in the past, after skiing in Niseko ..
I've not been upgraded to a suite - not once in 5 years & I was platinum for 3/5 years (silver & gold the 1st 2...
Nov 9, 19, 5:09 am
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Views: 13,473
Posted By kaffir76

Lightbulb Trip update coming soon

Will be on this flight next week, and it seems like all 4 sectors of SINSEASIN are pretty full in Y (just by looking at seat maps)
I'd say about 70-95% full - not bad for a 4 times weekly ULR flight...
Nov 9, 19, 4:58 am
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Views: 3,199
Posted By kaffir76

Lightbulb +2 days

Just my 2c -
JFK-SIN arrives +2 days later while the opposite direction SIN-JFK arrives on the same day, perhaps all flights for the entire network need to be avail. for redemption before it'll get...
Nov 9, 19, 4:47 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,289
Posted By kaffir76

Lightbulb Update - tg 911 @ 17 oct. & a happy ending .. LOL

Hi all, thanks for the comments - just thought I'd give a very brief update (will post in detail later after I edit the draft that I wrote 2-3 weeks ago) -

Bad TG staff, worse LHR airport staff...
Nov 9, 19, 4:04 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By kaffir76

Lightbulb Just a data point - if the airline is aware that...

Just a data point - if the airline is aware that you are booked to travel on TG F (e.g. thru checked bags or "linked" itineraries), you may get greeted on arrival by TG staff + the buggy ride &...
Nov 9, 19, 3:56 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,727
Posted By kaffir76

Can't comment on TG ROP as I got out a few years...

Can't comment on TG ROP as I got out a few years ago
As for "special services" - you will likely be greeted on arrival @ BKK & transported to the transfer area via buggy - that's awesome since it's...
Oct 30, 19, 11:36 am
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Views: 24,188
Posted By kaffir76

Talking More pics

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1280x1280/image0_2400f0708adbf33d2a9da8bdb95f49b0378b28e7.jpeg
The notables - special effort + the little touches

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Oct 30, 19, 11:22 am
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Views: 4,513
Posted By kaffir76

Smile Ongoing 2 to go sale fares ex-PHL (MNL - CRK - DAV) to Europe

Excellent fares especially departing from Clark - it's pretty amazing if you do get tickets to LON / PAR / MUC / FRA / ROME for USD 1.4k !
I did a quick search yesterday while booking FRA / TXL but...
Oct 23, 19, 5:17 am
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Views: 24,188
Posted By kaffir76

well well - it's finally open (well done TG!)

ROYAL ORCHID PRESTIGE (ROP) Lounge :D
Was prepared to walk to the SQ lounge but a manager I met last week recognized me & told me about the new lounge - it is connected to the regular lounge after J...
Oct 17, 19, 10:49 am
Replies: 29
Views: 8,289
Posted By kaffir76

THAI TG 911 LHR-BKK was cancelled / delayed today...

THAI TG 911 LHR-BKK was cancelled / delayed today (before 10am BST), & there'll be lots of claims from today, I reckon
Whether or not TG honors the claims, will be a whole different story

We were...
Oct 12, 19, 10:15 pm
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Views: 115,305
Posted By kaffir76

Exclamation Q5: Is it open to other first class passengers? ...

Q5: Is it open to other first class passengers?
A5: Passengers traveling in First Class on Star Alliance partner airlines, such as Lufthansa to Frankfurt, SWISS to Zurich (or the now discontinued...
Oct 12, 19, 7:38 am
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Views: 1,887
Posted By kaffir76

May I ask what didn't you like about the staff @...

May I ask what didn't you like about the staff @ the Sheraton Manila Hotel (opposite NAIA T3)
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mnlsi-sheraton-manila-hotel/

I was confused a few weeks ago...
Oct 7, 19, 10:11 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,906
Posted By kaffir76

Hi OP, can we get an update, please? 1. Did you...

Hi OP, can we get an update, please?
1. Did you check out & leave your bags with the concierge ( not likely if company paid work trip)
2. Did you earn points and nights at both locations? Is your...
Oct 4, 19, 12:58 am
Replies: 675
Views: 171,334
Posted By kaffir76

I’m not sure of the source but when I first...

I’m not sure of the source but when I first checked the thread, it had not been mentioned yet.
I only managed to post a few days later ..
Sep 21, 19, 4:14 am
Replies: 225
Views: 194,918
Posted By kaffir76

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/arti...

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/travel-leisure/article/3027676/unheard-air-fares-plunge-amid-hong-kong-protests-low-us153

Did anyone catch this 6 days ago?

American Airlines is offering flights...
Sep 20, 19, 6:14 pm
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Views: 730
Posted By kaffir76

Bump!

OMG - this is genius! :-:
Worked like a charm - thanks a bunch!
Redeemed an award ticket to TPE/OKA on CI using DL SkyMiles - so finally after waiting 20 years, I've put the miles to good use ......
Sep 20, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 9,285
Posted By kaffir76

T2 & T3 SKL lounges are open 24 hours, and so is...

T2 & T3 SKL lounges are open 24 hours, and so is the Plaza Premium lounge @ T1 - I believe that's a PP lounge
If you enjoy breakfast foods in an airport lounge then definitely 3 hours before...
Sep 20, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,345
Posted By kaffir76

Sheesh - so many questions & uncertainties, I...

Sheesh - so many questions & uncertainties, I don't even know where to begin but I'll try -

(p/s how is this an AC board question when all I see being mentioned is SQ / SIN / SKL)

Firstly, What...
Sep 20, 19, 3:49 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,080
Posted By kaffir76

The internet / travel search tools & airlines /...

The internet / travel search tools & airlines / FFP certainly did change quite a bit in the 4-5 years that you were away from FT :D

I did a similar search as you (NYC-SE Asia) the last 1-2 weeks...
Sep 20, 19, 1:07 pm
Replies: 675
Views: 171,334
Posted By kaffir76

Oct. 1-18 / mark your calendars!

H/T to LL

https://loyaltylobby.com/2019/09/18/preview-le-club-accorhotels-up-to-40-off-breakfast-inclusive-super-sale-for-stays-december-15-november-14-2020/
Sep 20, 19, 5:05 am
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Views: 2,487
Posted By kaffir76

Are you on the last or 2nd last flight on DL out...

Are you on the last or 2nd last flight on DL out of SIN - WOW! ^

Since you won't be arriving at T4 nor do u have checked bags, then my advice is to look for the DL transfer desk @ T1 after you...
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