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Feb 1, 18, 10:22 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,875
Posted By bluefive5

My mistake, I booked Business but typed Y instead...

My mistake, I booked Business but typed Y instead of J. Still trying to learn all the acronyms & abbreviations.
Jan 31, 18, 7:55 am
Replies: 97
Views: 15,875
Posted By bluefive5

Just booked round-trip from LAX - FCO for the...

Just booked round-trip from LAX - FCO for the second week in March. $1603 and that includes three nights hotel in Rome. Flying Y on Air France outbound and Y on Atialia on the return. I have the...
Forum: Africa
Oct 3, 17, 6:54 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,519
Posted By bluefive5

I suggest to skip the falls and do a second...

I suggest to skip the falls and do a second safari stop. Maybe self drive in Kruger and stay at a cheap rest camp. Here is a suggestion from our video travel blog: www.quickadventures.net
Jul 30, 17, 8:20 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,538
Posted By bluefive5

How do you book a LATAM Stopover?

Went online in US to book RT MEX-IPC. This routing has a change of plane in SCL both on the inbound and outbound. I want to spend a 5-6 day stopover in Sataigo.

Before the payment screen...
Forum: New England
Jan 18, 17, 4:44 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,398
Posted By bluefive5

We visited May 10th to 13th, last year. Sunny...

We visited May 10th to 13th, last year. Sunny weather and most restaurants opened. Both the fancy and the shacks on the docks were all open. We event did a lobster boat tour on May 10th, were we...
Dec 28, 16, 6:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,172
Posted By bluefive5

I'm worried about surviving like you. Thanks to...

I'm worried about surviving like you. Thanks to a great fare to Thailand, my wife booked PHX-LAX on AA, then a 16 HOUR QR flight in Y - LAX-DOH on 777-3, followed by a 6 hr flight DOH-BKK.

Kind...
Forum: Africa
Nov 28, 16, 4:17 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,104
Posted By bluefive5

We just did that itinary. A picture is worth a...

We just did that itinary. A picture is worth a thousand words so check out www.quickadventures.net and PM me with any specific questions.
Nov 21, 16, 1:52 pm
Replies: 1,636
Views: 380,735
Posted By bluefive5

Does QR Y fare sales only apply to R/T or can you...

Does QR Y fare sales only apply to R/T or can you get a one-way with these special sales?
Nov 21, 16, 1:39 pm
Replies: 2,755
Views: 319,063
Posted By bluefive5

DL petty complaint of the month

Last week flying ATL to PHX an night. The entertainment system for my seat was working for 30 minutes until a FA did a full system reset. My screen never fully booted, even after the FA did 3...
Nov 5, 16, 9:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By bluefive5

Seeing domestic award inventory for International Award travel?

I have successfully booked flights for two using AA miles. No issues with getting J seats on RJ (PHX-CAI) and QR (JNB-PHX). My problem is with the first domestic segment PHX-ORD. Only availability...
Nov 4, 16, 9:55 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By bluefive5

Saudia Exit Row Seats for English Speakers

Flying CAI-JNB with a connection in JED. I'm considering paying the fee for two exit row seats; however, I want to be sure that I will not be kicked out once seated due to only speaking English.
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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 6, 16, 5:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,890
Posted By bluefive5

It's huge for me. I go into painful time...

It's huge for me. I go into painful time consuming hours of work to find the best cabin configuration. Even taking longer flights to experience what I think is the best seat or business class.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 6, 16, 5:44 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,778
Posted By bluefive5

I would have no problem drinking from an "already...

I would have no problem drinking from an "already opened" water bottle left behind. Dying of thirst on a plane sucks, and it could be 20 minutes before you can get a FA (who more then likely will...
Forum: Africa
Jun 6, 16, 5:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By bluefive5

The newest thing to do is visit a Township near...

The newest thing to do is visit a Township near JNB. An escort will take you deep into the community and really expose you to the culture, food, music and general vibe. We just spent two nights...
Jun 6, 16, 5:19 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 94,592
Posted By bluefive5

Just returned from flying 11 routes on 11...

Just returned from flying 11 routes on 11 different aircraft within 22 days. Only two were with Qatar, but I can happily report that in J, seating in the 787 is tops, but the 777 is still very...
Jun 6, 16, 5:02 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,727
Posted By bluefive5

Was in Doha a few days ago. Strange seeing the...

Was in Doha a few days ago. Strange seeing the "Ghost Train" running all night. I found it rather loud throughout the night.

My Philly flight was canceled (along with a chance to fly the A350)...
Forum: Africa
Mar 1, 16, 3:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By bluefive5

Kruger NP Lodging Confusion

After reading many posts, we made a decision to spend 4 days of safari inside Kruger National Park instead of splitting it up at a neighboring private reserve. A few questions we cannot solve after...
Forum: Africa
Feb 14, 16, 11:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By bluefive5

Self drive from JNB to Sabi Sands

We arrive at JNB on May 20th at 8 am. Our plan is to rent a car and make it to Sabi Sands in time for an afternoon safari. Which lodge is the shortest driving distance to JNB?

After spending two...
Jan 27, 16, 9:54 am
Replies: 445
Views: 78,488
Posted By bluefive5

The aircraft can handle it, but can the Y...

The aircraft can handle it, but can the Y passengers. The smells from the lavs, meal trash and passenger B.O. will be overwelming after 18 hours.

In my younger years I flew in the back of a...
Jan 9, 16, 10:24 am
Replies: 2,277
Views: 543,029
Posted By bluefive5

Called to cancel Aviator Red, transferred to...

Called to cancel Aviator Red, transferred to specialist at foreign call center. Accepted offer of waiving the $89 fee AND spend $1,000 in the next 90 days and receive 5,000 miles.
Dec 22, 15, 10:14 am
Replies: 102
Views: 18,373
Posted By bluefive5

Seoul Korea. In 1985 I was serving there in the...

Seoul Korea. In 1985 I was serving there in the military. At the base exchange I purchased a Hustler magazine. Around Christmas I flew home to California. A week later I flew back to Korea and...
Nov 2, 15, 7:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By bluefive5

Change J Award to F Award With Miles?

I used 37k AA miles for a J ticket next May going from FRA to JNB. I now have more miles in my AA account. The mileage chart shows 50K AA miles for first class. If I call AA, can they change my BA...
Aug 31, 15, 2:21 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 4,132
Posted By bluefive5

Icelandair - TSA precheck from Boston

I know that Global Entry and TSA precheck are part of US airlines, but what if a person is flying Icelandair out of Boston. Is there a way to get PSA precheck or do we have to stand in the normal...
Jul 23, 15, 11:16 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,329
Posted By bluefive5

AA list Etihad as a partner. The AA site lists...

AA list Etihad as a partner. The AA site lists 37,500 miles for Business Class flights between Europe and Africa. However, when I found space available on Qatar Air, AA wanted to charge for 2...
Forum: Europe
Jul 14, 15, 4:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,591
Posted By bluefive5

Three days is the perfect length to see Prague. ...

Three days is the perfect length to see Prague. It was very easy to find English speakers both inside and outside tourist areas. On my last trip my preference was to stay at a Airbnb in order to be...
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