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Dec 3, 17, 11:02 am
Replies: 90
Views: 13,711
Posted By Peter M

Medicines of any kind should be kept in their...

Medicines of any kind should be kept in their labelled pill boxes or packaging, for entry into another country, or it is likely to be confiscated by customs. My experience of customs and pills is...
Nov 28, 17, 1:25 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 8,577
Posted By Peter M

It is a courtesy to always offer a tip a poorly...

It is a courtesy to always offer a tip a poorly paid worker who helped you, they probably need it a lot more than you do.:D
At LHR I give 10 pounds tip within terminals, and 20 pounds tip for a...
Nov 27, 17, 8:38 am
Replies: 28
Views: 5,461
Posted By Peter M

If there's upgrade availability move fast and...

If there's upgrade availability move fast and call reservations!
Nov 27, 17, 8:34 am
Replies: 28
Views: 5,461
Posted By Peter M

If there is no award availability (check online...

If there is no award availability (check online award availability for the class you wish to upgrade too for your flight) then it cannot be upgraded by any agent due to lack of availability, except a...
Nov 26, 17, 11:40 am
Replies: 77
Views: 7,564
Posted By Peter M

Incredible as it may seem, more than two years...

Incredible as it may seem, more than two years ago, BA had no problem awarding 50,000 service recovery Avios for broken IFE (non-functioning entertainment), old configuration seats, or a broken...
Nov 5, 17, 1:01 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,919
Posted By Peter M

A sweet deal is to use Avios to upgrade WTP to...

A sweet deal is to use Avios to upgrade WTP to Club, because you still earn Avios and Tier points for the ticket. I'd suggest checking Avios upgrade availability (look for Club award availability on...
Nov 5, 17, 10:42 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,919
Posted By Peter M

Frequent flyer checklist: 1. Select the...

Frequent flyer checklist:

1. Select the airline that flies directly where you regularly need to go, unless there is a much less expensive alternative that is not unduly more burdensome (Flyertalk...
Sep 2, 17, 10:04 am
Replies: 1,768
Views: 413,121
Posted By Peter M

My big problem with BA catering has always been...

My big problem with BA catering has always been the lack of meal choice in CW or F, when flying with non-status family members. I hope BA can fix the "Will you be dining with us" attitude, "Ok I...
Aug 26, 17, 12:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,218
Posted By Peter M

You must call BA reservations and request...

You must call BA reservations and request "wheelchair assistance" for your reservation, because the distances you need to cover are well beyond your comfortable walking limits. Don't feel bad about...
Jun 15, 17, 12:15 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,754
Posted By Peter M

I'm not so sure moving the flight to LHR would be...

I'm not so sure moving the flight to LHR would be that big an improvement if it goes to LHR T3.
I hate the T3-T5(abc)-T3 and T5(abc)-T3-T5(abc) trudge and squashed bus services, its gone back to...
Jun 4, 17, 6:48 am
Replies: 152
Views: 22,469
Posted By Peter M

IMHO my problems with BA longhaul videos (IFE) in...

IMHO my problems with BA longhaul videos (IFE) in CW are: 1. The amount of times it fails to work and has to be reset. 2 Because of wear, the screen no long stays in position. 3 Faulty "crackly"...
May 4, 17, 5:56 pm
Replies: 517
Views: 205,080
Posted By Peter M

Most Hertz non-franchise airport locations are...

Most Hertz non-franchise airport locations are "select" and give a rental upgrade. Officially on A, B, C rental classes to the next class. This means if you book a D class or above, you are not...
Apr 6, 17, 10:51 pm
Replies: 582
Views: 105,335
Posted By Peter M

I wonder if the BA slogans are incomplete: ...

I wonder if the BA slogans are incomplete:
"BAinvestment4U to go on a diet," and "Plan4 you to fly hungry." ;)
Apr 6, 17, 10:31 pm
Replies: 517
Views: 205,080
Posted By Peter M

The simple answer is "no." There are plenty of...

The simple answer is "no." There are plenty of exclusions and excuses for a PC not getting a guaranteed rental upgrade. The policy is: (Confirmed vehicle one-car-class upgrade available at all...
Apr 6, 17, 10:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,128
Posted By Peter M

I'm not sure why I got invited to the Hub now. ...

I'm not sure why I got invited to the Hub now. I've been a frequent renter for over 20 years.
Maybe the invitation is because I recently switched more to using Sixt and Uber more often.
...
Feb 7, 17, 12:31 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 11,596
Posted By Peter M

Some day in the distant future, because BA loves...

Some day in the distant future, because BA loves its archaic IT after all.
Separate from a CIV score. I can see an UBER-esque system where the passenger gives the crew a satisfaction rating, and...
Jan 28, 17, 4:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By Peter M

No, the avios fare discount does not have an...

No, the avios fare discount does not have an effect on tier point earning, and it has no effect on avios earning. (Tickets purchased as an award with avios, where you pay fees and taxes do not earn...
Jan 7, 17, 8:35 pm
Replies: 335
Views: 39,388
Posted By Peter M

Aircraft have become flying cafes. Airports...

Aircraft have become flying cafes.
Airports have become strip-malls with a runway.
BA has become a pension fund with an airline.
Flyers have become a profit item, and every empty seat is a loss...
Dec 19, 16, 1:13 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 7,754
Posted By Peter M

There was a mean old man named Cruz. Who took...

There was a mean old man named Cruz.
Who took away the free booze, leg room, and employee perks.
Now BA passengers lose, suffer dvt, and get treated like jerks.
BA service has become such a pain...
Dec 18, 16, 10:29 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 14,109
Posted By Peter M

Don't be selfish - (Guaranteed to fall on deaf...

Don't be selfish - (Guaranteed to fall on deaf ears)

Pacing around lounges talking loudly on your cell phone, hog showers/cabanas, monopolizing the crew's time with your witty repartee, hogging...
Dec 9, 16, 6:43 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 9,324
Posted By Peter M

The inability to modify most BA bookings online...

The inability to modify most BA bookings online has always been painful, the poor phone service makes it doubly painful, and then finally the sub-standard IT the phone reps seemingly have to use to...
Nov 29, 16, 12:38 am
Replies: 28
Views: 5,461
Posted By Peter M

The solution is to tell the BA agent that you...

The solution is to tell the BA agent that you will repay the amount of the AARP discount etc, so that the tickets are no longer discounted and no longer restricted for GUF2/1 and Avios upgrades. ...
Nov 16, 16, 2:36 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,296
Posted By Peter M

Dear MKGibson welcome to Flyertalk,...

Dear MKGibson welcome to Flyertalk, congratulations on making your first post, and please don't be shy about making further contributions. :)

Inflight Entertainment Systems (IFES) have become a...
Nov 14, 16, 8:05 am
Replies: 114
Views: 15,975
Posted By Peter M

Despite the luggage sizers and yellow tags I...

Despite the luggage sizers and yellow tags I still find that BA is among the most inconsistent carriers in terms of allowing some passengers to carry on board excess luggage items that are too bulky...
Nov 5, 16, 11:11 am
Replies: 854
Views: 149,885
Posted By Peter M

New BA becomes more like old BMI (BMI introduced...

New BA becomes more like old BMI (BMI introduced BoB, domestic Business seats :) )

Instead of copying the service standards of defunct airlines: Customers would probably prefer BA to emulate TK...
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