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Sep 14, 08, 11:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By bnoble

I shredded a tire (my fault), and wasn't charged,...

I shredded a tire (my fault), and wasn't charged, but my contract ID includes full LDW, so I'm not much help.
Jun 26, 07, 3:16 pm
Replies: 419
Views: 31,605
Posted By bnoble

I got rerouted from SJC->MSP->DTW on 6/23 to...

I got rerouted from SJC->MSP->DTW on 6/23 to SJC->ATL->DTW via Delta. Lost a couple hours in the process AND they didn't transfer my FF #, so I have to go back and try to claim the first leg of the...
Mar 16, 07, 6:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By bnoble

Yep, DCA was a right mess. I'm on hold with my...

Yep, DCA was a right mess. I'm on hold with my travel agent waiting to try to get *something* out of the DC area tomorrow.
Mar 16, 06, 6:01 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 6,214
Posted By bnoble

I'm a DTW captive, and I like those direct...

I'm a DTW captive, and I like those direct flights.
Nov 1, 05, 9:05 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By bnoble

I've had the same problem with Sears, fwiw. I...

I've had the same problem with Sears, fwiw. I probably need to get on the phone.

-brian, who also hedged FFF with a few extra credits, luckily enough.
Sep 30, 05, 9:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By bnoble

I even managed to redeposit two RT tix online...

I even managed to redeposit two RT tix online with the return flight on DL-coded/DL-metal. So it would appear the online redeposit tool is getting better.
Aug 18, 05, 2:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By bnoble

No. CO has no reason to do this. You need to...

No. CO has no reason to do this. You need to get NW to agree to write you over. I suppose that if you are really concerned, then buy a ton of them on fictitious names, and offer to stand by---you...
Aug 18, 05, 2:49 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,678
Posted By bnoble

Instead of using the "book award reservation"...

Instead of using the "book award reservation" phone menus, just tell it you are booking a new reservation. and see if you don't get through. I have had very different response times in the past...
Aug 15, 05, 2:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By bnoble

Dear President Bush: please don't force the...

Dear President Bush: please don't force the mechanics back. We'd rather break the union.

Your pal,
Doug S.
Aug 13, 05, 10:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By bnoble

NW is cutting back its schedule on the 20th. ...

NW is cutting back its schedule on the 20th. Perhaps this is related?
Aug 5, 05, 12:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By bnoble

Raise your hand if you feel captiv...er, loved.

Raise your hand if you feel captiv...er, loved.
Aug 5, 05, 8:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By bnoble

I sit corrected. Thanks.

I sit corrected. Thanks.
Aug 4, 05, 10:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By bnoble

The short version: you have until midnight...

The short version: you have until midnight Eastern time the day *after* you book any NW flight to cancel without penalty. In the case of an award ticket, this means you can have your miles...
Aug 3, 05, 11:58 am
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By bnoble

I don't think you can do what you want. However,...

I don't think you can do what you want. However, Customers First applies to award tickets, so if after you've booked one (or two) you find you can't book the second (or third), you can call the CF...
Aug 3, 05, 11:56 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By bnoble

It depends on your insurance carrier, as I said...

It depends on your insurance carrier, as I said on the previous page. Some carriers (including mine) will still cover you after impasse but before the strike is called, some won't. You have to read...
Aug 3, 05, 11:46 am
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By bnoble

As it happens, (and this is a bit off topic) I...

As it happens, (and this is a bit off topic) I recently switched my warehouse store from Sam's Club to CostCo for EXACTLY this reason: CostCo pays its employees (and its CEO) a reasonable (not...
Aug 2, 05, 12:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By bnoble

I bought my policy from CSA, and asked them this...

I bought my policy from CSA, and asked them this very question. CSA's policy does not consider the cooling off period the announcement of a strike, because the strike might not happen. Other travel...
Aug 2, 05, 12:42 pm
Replies: 178
Views: 33,629
Posted By bnoble

I'd bet it's because many award tickets are...

I'd bet it's because many award tickets are booked originating in cities other than his/her own. It's not that hard to spot.
Aug 1, 05, 8:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By bnoble

I would only book non-cancellable ground if it...

I would only book non-cancellable ground if it was (a) cheap enough that I could live with losing the money (i.e. a rock-bottom priceline room) or (b) I also bought trip insurance.
Jul 22, 05, 1:00 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By bnoble

...and CO is good about holding the ticket for...

...and CO is good about holding the ticket for you--I've done this a couple of times. Check availability, *then* book. Book the NW side first, because Customers First will let you cancel...
Jul 21, 05, 9:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By bnoble

That will be the question. I think it will...

That will be the question. I think it will depend on how many of them see the writing on the wall---with the increasing market share of LCCs, and air transportation increasingly viewed as a...
Jul 21, 05, 5:47 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By bnoble

That's a good strategy too. We're coming back...

That's a good strategy too. We're coming back home from a leisure trip, and have an extra day to get back if we need it, so I figure I'll just buy a last minute ticket on another carrier if need be....
Jul 20, 05, 12:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By bnoble

We fly out on 8/19 for a roundtrip, returning on...

We fly out on 8/19 for a roundtrip, returning on the 27th. Probably time to make backup plans for the return leg...

Edited to add: I bought a trip insurance policy this morning for this trip. I...
Jul 20, 05, 12:45 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,377
Posted By bnoble

That would be great if it weren't illegal. ...

That would be great if it weren't illegal.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railway_Labor_Act#Discipline__and_replacement_of_strikers
Jul 19, 05, 9:08 am
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By bnoble

Of course they are: Many many people can open...

Of course they are: Many many people can open them. With a gun case, only the passenger can open them and (if a combo lock) anyone they tell the combo to.
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