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Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 13, 12:40 pm
Replies: 496
Views: 154,208
Posted By Maigret

Quite like Preston, but without the charm ;)

Quite like Preston, but without the charm ;)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 13, 12:15 pm
Replies: 496
Views: 154,208
Posted By Maigret

I think that it depends on your definition of...

I think that it depends on your definition of worst. Having been fortunate to travel to many areas of the world I can say that on my scale I prefer Ouagadougou to LAS, it is a cultural goldmine and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 4, 13, 11:35 am
Replies: 496
Views: 154,208
Posted By Maigret

Agree with the first two but Beirut is a place I...

Agree with the first two but Beirut is a place I have visited many times and invariably enjoy.

Des Moines seems to have stunningly little appeal.
Jul 3, 13, 10:08 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 27,474
Posted By Maigret

A couple of months ago, I arrived on a delayed...

A couple of months ago, I arrived on a delayed MAN-AMS flight connecting to MSP. With an effective 25 minute connection I made the flight and so did my luggage.

Last year with 55 minutes at T5...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jul 3, 13, 3:01 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 95,477
Posted By Maigret

Saga class is business class on Icelandair. ...

Saga class is business class on Icelandair. Economy comfort is very much a premium economy. Saga class is a bit dated in terms of seat etc and can be quite expensive.
Jun 30, 13, 11:14 am
Replies: 120
Views: 13,603
Posted By Maigret

A glitch is typically defined as a short-lived...

A glitch is typically defined as a short-lived error in a system (caused by a fault in the implementation). Depending on the nature of the fault and the difficulty in identifying and replicating the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 29, 13, 7:18 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By Maigret

One ski and a snowshoe to SCPZ (Patriot Hills)...

One ski and a snowshoe to SCPZ (Patriot Hills) after climbing Mount Vinson. Back at camp I slipped and twisted my knee so it was easier to slide in on the ski using the snowshoe for grip.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 25, 13, 4:59 pm
Replies: 415
Views: 166,710
Posted By Maigret

Slightly OT I once tendered for an engagement for...

Slightly OT I once tendered for an engagement for a large European company who wanted a fixed price for the whole job including flights, accommodation, per diems etc. I costed it on my > 6 hours...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 25, 13, 4:50 pm
Replies: 415
Views: 166,710
Posted By Maigret

Self-employed and my T&C's say over 6 hours is...

Self-employed and my T&C's say over 6 hours is business class. However, there's always a degree of flexibility. Went to China for a smallish business and travelled in Economy (BA - not bad). Am...
Jun 23, 13, 1:51 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,618
Posted By Maigret

Is that a new Apple product - stops there before...

Is that a new Apple product - stops there before he gets suspended :eek:
Jun 16, 13, 11:25 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Maigret

Nor is it BA's fault that AB changed the flight...

Nor is it BA's fault that AB changed the flight days. I don't see why you seem to think they should waive the charges everyone else would pay just for you.

Not sure I see the problem.
Jun 16, 13, 7:49 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,595
Posted By Maigret

wow you must restrict yourself to some very...

wow you must restrict yourself to some very refined areas. A problem across the city and to a lesser extent Lyons and Marseille.
Jun 13, 13, 12:58 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 5,506
Posted By Maigret

But relevant here as it gives the OP the ability...

But relevant here as it gives the OP the ability to eat when he wishes rather than being forced to eat at a time of the FA choosing!
Jun 11, 13, 3:26 pm
Replies: 188
Views: 23,635
Posted By Maigret

I'd assumed that the OP was just looking to...

I'd assumed that the OP was just looking to provoke a reaction. It seemed it worked. I have to admit that I don't fly BA as much as I did but I reckon 1000 points for Silver would be reasonable. ...
Forum: Budget Travel
Jun 6, 13, 2:30 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 5,553
Posted By Maigret

And, as you clear US immigration in DUB, the...

And, as you clear US immigration in DUB, the one-way ticket, >90 day stay question will be cleared up there without the hassle of being denied entry in the US! ;)
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 4, 13, 4:31 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 23,178
Posted By Maigret

As a Brit with usually little access to such...

As a Brit with usually little access to such delicacies - a pulled pork sandwich from Corky's at MEM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,574
Posted By Maigret

Update - the return flight (same class) has...

Update - the return flight (same class) has posted but with 100% miles....so the systems may have been updated, although no change on the fare earning tables in FB
May 9, 13, 8:37 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 6,517
Posted By Maigret

As a former GGL I would question this assumption....

As a former GGL I would question this assumption. I certainly earned it using heavily discounted J route fairs. I'm sure there are a number of regular Golds and possibly silvers who generated more...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,574
Posted By Maigret

Delta Z fares

I just returned to Flying Blue after a few years away on the dark side.

I few from MAN-ATL in Business and then on in Delta First to Sacramento all on one booking.

When I look in the FB Site I...
Feb 15, 13, 8:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,974
Posted By Maigret

Until you have to go round a corner.....:p I...

Until you have to go round a corner.....:p

I think you'll also find it's called style, not something you could typically accuse a Corvette of having :eek:
Feb 9, 13, 1:16 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,912
Posted By Maigret

Then you assume wrongly.... Checked in at Kiosk...

Then you assume wrongly....
Checked in at Kiosk and went with hand luggage.

Again I have a number of visas in my passport and spotting the Chinese one would take some time and no-one had my...
Feb 9, 13, 9:50 am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,912
Posted By Maigret

+1 - I went MAN-LHR-PVG on BA in Jan and had no...

+1 - I went MAN-LHR-PVG on BA in Jan and had no check on my visa until I arrived in China...
Jan 20, 13, 4:41 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,190
Posted By Maigret

Flew MAN-LHR last week on the way out to PVG. If...

Flew MAN-LHR last week on the way out to PVG. If they offer you anything that they claim to be panini - decline! Lukewarm greasy slime in a dry cardboard coating.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 19, 13, 10:14 am
Replies: 1,299
Views: 333,646
Posted By Maigret

May be away from the current drift but in the...

May be away from the current drift but in the spirit

As a temporarily self employed consultant whilst I'm between jobs I agreed to do a two-week job for a fixed fee (ie no expenses) to meet this...
Jan 16, 13, 9:01 am
Replies: 126
Views: 45,378
Posted By Maigret

just booked into Radisson Blu Shanghai and...

just booked into Radisson Blu Shanghai and received a fancy enamel painted paper knife (I think) as well as water. All as a lowly silver, although I am booked in for twelve nights....
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