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Mar 4, 20, 1:24 pm
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Posted By robert4travels

When flying with my family and two are on a...

When flying with my family and two are on a separate (award) ticket, having the medallion baggage allowance for them has been denied to me in the past (granted, I was only a Silver then, but still)....
Mar 4, 20, 12:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By robert4travels

Another option is to try for a gate upgrade....

Another option is to try for a gate upgrade. Meaning:
- Don't split the reservation. So everyone in your reservation get the expanded baggage allowance and preferred seats.
- At check in or at the...
Oct 9, 19, 9:57 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 8,384
Posted By robert4travels

That in this specific case (JFK-BRU 2/14, BRU-JFK...

That in this specific case (JFK-BRU 2/14, BRU-JFK 2/25) the price difference between C+ and PS is very large, while between PS and D1 it's small. And I was wondering if that is the case in general...
Oct 9, 19, 8:01 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 8,384
Posted By robert4travels

I still fail to see that a company will allow $4K...

I still fail to see that a company will allow $4K but not $5.2K? And for the particular flights I'm looking at the whole plane is empty still (hardly any seats assigned). So it's not the case that PS...
Oct 9, 19, 7:32 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 8,384
Posted By robert4travels

Question What's the point of Premium Select if you can book Delta One?

Question. I'm looking at JFK-BRU next February and see the direct flight is on a refurbished 767-400 planes with Delta One, Premium Select, Comfort Plus and Main Cabin classes. I wonder though what...
Sep 5, 19, 6:57 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 90,423
Posted By robert4travels

Thumbs down Sky Priority zone sometimes not called

Me too. On my last 6 flights (legs), all in August, on 2 occasions the Sky Priority zone wasn't called. Seems agents are either confused and still think Comfort+ is also Sky Priority (as was the case...
Jun 14, 19, 8:15 pm
Replies: 1,231
Views: 243,219
Posted By robert4travels

No there isn't, but it is not hard. Just choose...

No there isn't, but it is not hard. Just choose "Basic Economy" as "Best Fares For", then check the fares that show up under "Main Cabin". The small letter between brackets next to "Main" (for...
May 15, 19, 12:06 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By robert4travels

If it helps, my experience as a Silver last...

If it helps, my experience as a Silver last summer (at that time): flying JFK - Europe, tried to get my wife (with no status) on a separate reservation a preferred seat together with me and my kids...
Jan 27, 19, 12:08 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 32,657
Posted By robert4travels

Somehow when writing my own answer above I missed...

Somehow when writing my own answer above I missed this excellent analysis from ethernal. I second this as well. Claiming that BE is not a devaluation of medallion medallion benefits is simply not...
Jan 26, 19, 9:35 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 32,657
Posted By robert4travels

And what everyone in this discussion is missing,...

And what everyone in this discussion is missing, is what used to be the price for Main Cabin fares, is now the Basic Economy price, and Main Cabin is now $15-$80 more expensive round trip...
Jan 26, 19, 8:37 pm
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Posted By robert4travels

Yes! You word it better than me.

Yes! You word it better than me.
Jan 26, 19, 8:36 pm
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Posted By robert4travels

So my experience, and several other people on...

So my experience, and several other people on this topic, is that if the flight you want is not shown on the companion booking page, but you can find the flight you want when you do a dummy regular...
Jan 25, 19, 8:10 pm
Replies: 1,231
Views: 243,219
Posted By robert4travels

The one on the delta.com website. The one you...

The one on the delta.com website. The one you reach after you go to your Skymiles account, click on your e-certificates, then click on your companion certificate.

That will take you to a special...
Jan 25, 19, 12:02 pm
Replies: 1,231
Views: 243,219
Posted By robert4travels

Another data point: was trying to book a Platinum...

Another data point: was trying to book a Platinum companion certificate ticket. My preferred flights was available yesterday but not today any more on the Delta companion booking website, but when I...
Jan 12, 19, 8:46 am
Replies: 572
Views: 124,423
Posted By robert4travels

In that case you will not need to clear...

In that case you will not need to clear immigration, and only have to go from E to D gates, which is only 10-15 minutes. You should be fine then.

And again, if you donít make your connection you...
Jan 11, 19, 10:39 pm
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Views: 124,423
Posted By robert4travels

Ok, so without knowing your final destination and...

Ok, so without knowing your final destination and day itís hard to say, as DL 7505 is a codeshare on Transavia which is the low cost airline of KLM. A quick search seems to indicate that your final...
Dec 26, 18, 8:20 am
Replies: 572
Views: 124,423
Posted By robert4travels

Usually no queue at immigration is not true. This...

Usually no queue at immigration is not true. This year I flew 3 times US-AMS-EU destination or vice versa, and it always took me at least 30 minutes to clear immigration (even with my EU passport),...
Dec 26, 18, 7:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By robert4travels

Sadly this happens to me every single time time...

Sadly this happens to me every single time time on DL ticket, DL coded (meaning DL flight number) but KL metal TATL flights. Also on an I fare. And it's always the same steps I go through to have...
Dec 11, 18, 6:57 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By robert4travels

Similar situation where I changed status mid-trip...

Similar situation where I changed status mid-trip from silver to gold. Outbound TATL segment did not post at first because of a mistake of Delta, somehow I have always problems when flying TATL...
Nov 27, 18, 9:37 am
Replies: 572
Views: 124,423
Posted By robert4travels

You should be fine as you don't need to go...

You should be fine as you don't need to go through passport control (non-Schengen to non-Schengen). There is most likely going to be a security check at your outbound gate, so make sure to go...
Nov 20, 18, 7:48 am
Replies: 474
Views: 84,620
Posted By robert4travels

My wife (who has no status) had a similar...

My wife (who has no status) had a similar experience with a flight booked with airmiles in August. when I was not flying with her. There was plane change (different type of 767-300ER with slightly...
Nov 20, 18, 7:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,844
Posted By robert4travels

Online check in is nice, but in my personal...

Online check in is nice, but in my personal situation, I always have luggage to check, so I need to stop at a check in counter. And as an FO, priority check in is a published benefit for which I give...
Nov 19, 18, 12:45 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,844
Posted By robert4travels

Most times no dedicated FO check in counter

Nope. Most times at JFK T4 there isn't a dedicated FO check in counter. I know because I fly at least 3 times per year for 4-5 years now that I'm an FO, and only once or twice in that time there was...
Aug 22, 18, 2:57 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By robert4travels

Thanks. In any case, I could see with my own eyes...

Thanks. In any case, I could see with my own eyes that the first regular Y row after C+ had the regular Y legroom space, not the C+ space. Can't comment on the recline of the C+ seats into this first...
Aug 20, 18, 12:40 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By robert4travels

Thanks. So Iíll stick with my current seats then.

Thanks. So Iíll stick with my current seats then.
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