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Sep 25, 18, 2:42 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 31,037
Posted By lighthand

Thanks! Got this in one of Rio's pharmacy...

Thanks!

Got this in one of Rio's pharmacy yesterday. Only problem was the pharmacist, who was asking so many questions I thought I was breaking the law...

Yet to try but plan to on the next...
May 18, 17, 4:45 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,397
Posted By lighthand

I thought it was just a one off. Needed to make...

I thought it was just a one off. Needed to make a trip to SIN X ACC X SIN on 28th June.

I was surprised that EK's J prices (USD10k+) is almost double TK's (USD5.7k). sigh... bye bye status...
May 6, 17, 2:50 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,397
Posted By lighthand

Unfortunately I can't change my travel dates, nor...

Unfortunately I can't change my travel dates, nor convince myself to pay that much price difference.

Well.. will take this as an opportunity to try out TK J product.
May 5, 17, 4:37 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,397
Posted By lighthand

Big price jump from EK

Was planning my travel arrangement from GRU X SIN this week, and was very surprised by the cost of J tix from EK.

Best I could find on Skyscanner (one way) was TK at US$4,174, and EK was like...
Nov 30, 16, 4:47 am
Replies: 78
Views: 11,971
Posted By lighthand

Service wise I would say EK does have a lot of...

Service wise I would say EK does have a lot of hits & misses. The problem is down to the individual FA at the end of the day. I know quite a few of them now personally, and had drinks and chats...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 29, 16, 12:30 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 18,557
Posted By lighthand

This shade open/shade close thing never ends ;) ...

This shade open/shade close thing never ends ;)

But just a word of caution for those flying on CA. If the FA tells you to close the shade, just close the shade. One flight from PVG to HAM, a...
Nov 29, 16, 12:07 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 16,085
Posted By lighthand

Same case with a friend of mine. Whenever we go...

Same case with a friend of mine. Whenever we go out for dinner, he'll politely inform all of his shellfish allergy. Thereafter everyone simply take a little extra effort to avoid double dipping,...
Oct 19, 16, 4:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,371
Posted By lighthand

I can't remember if O6 will be soft landing. If...

I can't remember if O6 will be soft landing. If yes, then why not just keep it?

I've been crediting all my *A flights with them.
Sep 13, 16, 4:12 pm
Replies: 230
Views: 55,638
Posted By lighthand

Well I just got a Flex "U" ticket, and I've...

Well I just got a Flex "U" ticket, and I've recently been downgraded to Silver.

Flying out from GIG x DXB, which is normally overbooked in Economy. So will see if this new structure helps.
Sep 8, 16, 3:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By lighthand

Ouch! That's even worst:td:

Ouch! That's even worst:td:
Sep 3, 16, 10:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By lighthand

Unfortunately this is the single biggest problem...

Unfortunately this is the single biggest problem with EK Skywards program. Other then Qantas, all other partners are only for points accumulation and redemption.

If you do not fly EK often, then...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 17, 16, 9:41 am
Replies: 235
Views: 24,206
Posted By lighthand

Seeing the extensive comments regarding the state...

Seeing the extensive comments regarding the state of Rio's crime. I think I should just express a few thoughts as an Expat living in Rio for the past 3 years.

Firstly let's call a spade a spade. ...
Forum: Brazil
Jul 29, 16, 9:20 am
Replies: 235
Views: 24,206
Posted By lighthand

Best way to plan your travel is to use this...

Best way to plan your travel is to use this website.

http://visit.rio/en/mobility/

You can use it to estimate travel time required (+ some safety factor).
Forum: Brazil
Jul 25, 16, 6:21 pm
Replies: 235
Views: 24,206
Posted By lighthand

Your question is a little open ended. It'll...

Your question is a little open ended.

It'll depend on the actual event venue, as well as any changes to the number of closed roads.

If you are thinking taxi/Uber option, I guess Barra Shopping...
Forum: Brazil
Jul 23, 16, 2:04 pm
Replies: 235
Views: 24,206
Posted By lighthand

Helpful tip for all travelers coming to watch the...

Helpful tip for all travelers coming to watch the games.

Depending on the event you are going to, you might have a problem with transportation, with no private cars or taxis allowed at certain...
Jul 18, 16, 9:12 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,812
Posted By lighthand

ANA & JAL comes to mind.

ANA & JAL comes to mind.
Jul 14, 16, 4:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By lighthand

Just go to their website and fill in the embedded...

Just go to their website and fill in the embedded form in Contact Us tab.
Jul 14, 16, 8:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By lighthand

Flew LH, SQ & UA with all miles credited to my O6...

Flew LH, SQ & UA with all miles credited to my O6 with no problems. Suggest you email them directly after a month.
Jul 14, 16, 8:04 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,632
Posted By lighthand

I would be so happy if it's based on sectors, as...

I would be so happy if it's based on sectors, as I normally travel GIGxDXBxSIN.

I guess the biggest shame is that EK is not in any airline group that allows you to accumulate tier miles.

I've...
Jul 11, 16, 3:55 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,632
Posted By lighthand

Biggest lost is actually not access to lounge...

Biggest lost is actually not access to lounge outside DXB, but the lost chance for Op-ups when tickets are over sold.

Lounge in GIG (frequent) is nothing to crow about, and I've hardly visited...
Jul 6, 16, 3:24 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,632
Posted By lighthand

Goodbye Gold...

After ups & downs for 3 years, I have to finally say goodbye to my Gold status.

With major cost cutting in my company, all flights since 2015 chosen based on cheapest possible (Special). :(:(:(
Apr 25, 16, 4:16 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 8,507
Posted By lighthand

Big "NO!" on this. I've seen worst dressed pax...

Big "NO!" on this. I've seen worst dressed pax in J & even the one time I was in F lounge in DXB.
Apr 25, 16, 4:14 pm
Replies: 618
Views: 111,215
Posted By lighthand

That's the part that I don't understand. My...

That's the part that I don't understand. My calculations was same as yours, but without the 50% bonus. Hence my comment that the earning is pretty poor.
Apr 22, 16, 10:01 am
Replies: 618
Views: 111,215
Posted By lighthand

Just did a 2 US city (IAH & PHL) round trip from...

Just did a 2 US city (IAH & PHL) round trip from GIG on UA in J.

Credited the miles to O2, but the total award miles was only 12,000. Pretty poor earning rate.
Mar 7, 16, 10:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By lighthand

Singapore's Emirates lounge will only allow you...

Singapore's Emirates lounge will only allow you to guest in someone if he/she is flying on the same flight as you are.

Meaning even if you are both flying Emirates metal, but not on the same...
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