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Apr 15, 19, 8:07 pm
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Posted By bdh

I also think OZ is probably the best of the 3 for...

I also think OZ is probably the best of the 3 for infrequent traveling (at least as of about a year ago when I last looked into things in more detail). The 2 years to earn status (plus having status...
Feb 14, 19, 5:32 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,175
Posted By bdh

So as others have said, OZ will be the ones with...

So as others have said, OZ will be the ones with the responsibility to rebook you and also have the most power in terms of switching you to another flight. That being said, every time I've been in a...
Dec 8, 18, 2:14 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 7,293
Posted By bdh

This is the somewhat risky nuclear option, but if...

This is the somewhat risky nuclear option, but if DL won't play ball my sister in law was in a similar situation a few years ago coming back from Hong Kong. She'd actually been IDB and told she...
Dec 6, 18, 7:19 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,698
Posted By bdh

Seriously. I switched from DL to UA this year,...

Seriously. I switched from DL to UA this year, and the pervasive soup, salad, and cheese cubes that seem to be the only thing you can find in UA clubs is getting old in a hurry...
Dec 5, 18, 2:28 pm
Replies: 247
Views: 89,469
Posted By bdh

In my experience the little overlay for where...

In my experience the little overlay for where your photo is is useless. What the app seems to care about is the overlay of the bar at the bottom being lined up with the two machine readable lines at...
Aug 17, 18, 3:28 pm
Replies: 671
Views: 211,189
Posted By bdh

Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere in the...

Sorry if this has been addressed elsewhere in the thread, but there's quite a lot to read through.

Anyway, maybe I'm just unlucky, but it seems like a decent percentage of the crews on these...
Jun 27, 18, 7:37 pm
Replies: 124
Views: 15,121
Posted By bdh

Me and the Mrs are both not eligible apparently. ...

Me and the Mrs are both not eligible apparently. Any theories on who gets offered what?
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By bdh

This was in New Jersey. No international sizing...

This was in New Jersey. No international sizing issues...

I've already sent a complaint to IHG via their website, so we'll see if they respond. Any suggestions for how to escalate with IHG?
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By bdh

Holiday Inn Marketing Full-Sized Beds as Queen-Sized

Has this ever happened to anyone? I was staying at a Holiday Inn this weekend where a friend who was getting married had booked a block of rooms for the wedding. My reservation clearly stated that...
May 11, 18, 11:12 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By bdh

I'm not sure what official DL policy is, but I...

I'm not sure what official DL policy is, but I was in a similar situation a few years ago. Flyng BRU-JFK-SFO, there was heavy fog in SFO, so the JFK-SFO leg got delayed about 4.5 hours. At the time I...
Mar 2, 18, 11:19 pm
Replies: 1,591
Views: 384,498
Posted By bdh

UA, DL, and AA all have credit cards that will...

UA, DL, and AA all have credit cards that will get you into the lounges. I haven't looked at the details in a while, but the cards that come with lounge access usually all have an annual fee of about...
Mar 2, 18, 6:59 pm
Replies: 1,591
Views: 384,498
Posted By bdh

Getting 2nd tier status on DL, AA, or UA will...

Getting 2nd tier status on DL, AA, or UA will give you access to lounges during international trips. If you're flying DSM-LAX-AMD regularly, that's almost 20K per round trip, so with 4 trips/year it...
Feb 28, 18, 12:17 pm
Replies: 683
Views: 181,794
Posted By bdh

Hello All, I posted this question over in...

Hello All,

I posted this question over in the main status match thread but didn't get an answer, so I thought I try the UA experts over here. Basically, I was wondering if anyone ever had any...
Jan 19, 18, 12:39 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,632
Posted By bdh

You'd be shocked at how compact llamas can be....

You'd be shocked at how compact llamas can be. One time I was in the parking lot for a trail head after getting back from a hike when a van pulls up. The sliding door opens and out come 3 full grown...
Dec 15, 17, 12:12 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 23,667
Posted By bdh

I used JustFly last year for another cheap...

I used JustFly last year for another cheap business fare deal on AM from SFO-HUX (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/premium-fare-deals/1825811-sfo-hux-j-319-aeromexico.html). They seemed alright and...
Nov 20, 17, 1:29 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 32,463
Posted By bdh

I think this happened to me for one of my 4 legs...

I think this happened to me for one of my 4 legs - essentially I think they coded it using the wrong fare class since the MQMs are regular skymiles were also at the lower rate. It got resolved fairly...
Forum: Mexico
Sep 11, 17, 9:49 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By bdh

Yes, the tasting menu is only available...

Yes, the tasting menu is only available 1pm-3:30pm and 6:30-9:30pm (http://www.quintonil.com/menus/alimentos-en.pdf). I think this is by when you're seated though, so the 9:30pm time might in theory...
Forum: Mexico
Sep 2, 17, 4:28 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By bdh

No this was Quintonil. It was fantastic, but I...

No this was Quintonil. It was fantastic, but I haven't been to Pujol, so I can't compare the two.
Aug 3, 17, 1:56 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By bdh

Yeah, I was starting to realize this after poking...

Yeah, I was starting to realize this after poking around on UA's website a bit more. Almost all of the "business" saver award availability shown on the calendar is really mixed cabin, where you make...
Aug 3, 17, 11:52 am
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By bdh

When does UA make business awards available to SQ?

Hello All,

I was looking to book 2 business award tickets from SFO-EWR in mid-October on UA. I've got a bunch of Chase points to use, and since SQ's awards chart only needs 40k miles to book a...
Aug 1, 17, 12:47 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 32,463
Posted By bdh

I don't know if you saw my post from earlier in...

I don't know if you saw my post from earlier in the thread, but you might want to try telling AM that this was a "schedule change". I didn't have much progress explaining that my seat class had been...
Jul 31, 17, 12:03 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By bdh

Every seat on the plane gets free alcohol for...

Every seat on the plane gets free alcohol for shuttle flights. Although maybe F has a better selection (I've never really inquired)...?
Jul 31, 17, 11:57 am
Replies: 78
Views: 32,463
Posted By bdh

Keep trying with AM directly. I had a similar...

Keep trying with AM directly. I had a similar situation where I'd booked through JustFly. JustFly was useless and wanted to charge me a $200 change fee or something like that, but eventually I got...
Jul 25, 17, 8:05 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 32,463
Posted By bdh

If everything booking into the I fare class, then...

If everything booking into the I fare class, then you should get a 50% bonus on MQMs for this. Roughly 7100 miles total with the bonus.

You might want to check that they credited things...
Jul 20, 17, 10:49 am
Replies: 78
Views: 32,463
Posted By bdh

Yes, some of the dates still use planes with a J...

Yes, some of the dates still use planes with a J cabin for HUX-MEX (at least as of when we went). I mainly wanted the date change, but getting the J seat as well was nice.

It did take a few calls...
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