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May 21, 18, 2:01 am
Replies: 75
Views: 12,179
Posted By saneman

While the original 10K redemption was too good to...

While the original 10K redemption was too good to be true bargain that I was lucky to enjoy, inflating the price by 100% is ridiculous . They couldnt soften the increase to 15K? I got gold on my...
Mar 29, 18, 10:21 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,566
Posted By saneman

I wish SW would give us those biscoff cookies...

I wish SW would give us those biscoff cookies that Delta gives out. Airtran used to give them out.
Mar 29, 18, 10:17 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 15,168
Posted By saneman

I actually sat in an aisle seat and then a lady...

I actually sat in an aisle seat and then a lady with an annoying lil dog with lil dog syndrome that was yapping away occasionally sat in the middle seat later on. Luckily, someone vacated the aisle...
Mar 27, 18, 11:04 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 11,274
Posted By saneman

Ha ha, I though doing the puffer fish routine was...

Ha ha, I though doing the puffer fish routine was my own patented routine. Looks like others have the same idea. I am a big tall guy. Not fat, but not thin either and I have broad shoulders. I sit up...
Mar 27, 18, 10:58 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,566
Posted By saneman

I have put up threads in the past after getting...

I have put up threads in the past after getting over the transition from Airtran(Oh how I miss that airline for its affordable business class). I think the explanation was if you got snacks in a...
Mar 27, 18, 10:54 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 15,168
Posted By saneman

Pet owners should be forced to buy an extra seat....

Pet owners should be forced to buy an extra seat. Those small dogs are freaking annoying. They are not quiet. And I just resent having to sit next to a pet owner and the pet. It's not the same as a...
Apr 11, 17, 3:47 am
Replies: 6,961
Views: 689,433
Posted By saneman

First of all, this is a bad rule that should be...

First of all, this is a bad rule that should be changed. At many airports, there is no effective competition. So passengers deserve more rights. I am fine with overbooking as a concept to maximize...
Mar 22, 17, 11:32 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 19,179
Posted By saneman

Here is the big problem with Emirates. A lot of...

Here is the big problem with Emirates. A lot of layovers can be for more than a couple of hours. What do these idiots at Homeland Security think I should do for my entire time at the airport? The...
Mar 21, 17, 5:37 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,169
Posted By saneman

It's a stupid ban. Imagine if this concept was...

It's a stupid ban. Imagine if this concept was stretched to other parts of life just to make life safer?

And what about those of us who transit in Dubai on way to other countries from the US?...
Jan 6, 17, 5:09 am
Replies: 78
Views: 11,431
Posted By saneman

My experience has been similar to rumbataz's. For...

My experience has been similar to rumbataz's. For the price one pays in economy, it still offers decent value. But the experience has definitely declined in quality.
1)I agree about the meals....
Dec 10, 16, 6:47 am
Replies: 1,102
Views: 175,547
Posted By saneman

So traveling JFK-HYD via 7 and half hour stop at...

So traveling JFK-HYD via 7 and half hour stop at Dubai. Just regular skywards member with no special status. Economy (fdirt cheap fare $800 round trip).
Will be in LGA this upcoming Tuesday...
Aug 10, 16, 3:08 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 40,124
Posted By saneman

Just wanted to vent how stupid this system is of...

Just wanted to vent how stupid this system is of having travel funds by confirmation number. How freaking tough is it to report it based on all the unused funds for every cancelation associated with...
Jul 21, 16, 4:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,103
Posted By saneman

While I like Southwest's generous cancelation...

While I like Southwest's generous cancelation policy, I think they need to put a $25 charge for canceling 45 min before the flight or later.
Anyway, I was too slow to jump on a couple of VDB...
Jun 27, 16, 8:20 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,456
Posted By saneman

If I don't get the inifinite legroom, I usually...

If I don't get the inifinite legroom, I usually try to get the one adjacent to the legroom part and then I raise the arm rest on the window side and move my left leg to relax in the empty space. Very...
Jun 13, 16, 6:26 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,660
Posted By saneman

Flew out from MDW, the Tuesday evening after...

Flew out from MDW, the Tuesday evening after Memorial Day. I think I was randomly placed in precheck once I got to the security line screener. Took me less than 5 min. Even the regular lines didn't...
Jun 3, 16, 8:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 8,182
Posted By saneman

Canceling The Works Ticket

My sis canceled her The Works ticket and instead of crediting her CC, it says credited and she has one year to use it???? This is part of her email statement after the cancellation. :


TOTAL...
May 16, 16, 3:12 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,660
Posted By saneman

is there an A list line at MDW for WN passengers?

And even if there is one, does it even matter if it is not enforced properly?

I am flying out of MDW on the Monday of the Memorial Day weekend. Evening flight. Now I am wondering if I should book...
Apr 29, 16, 4:17 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 10,439
Posted By saneman

Right now, the difference between A LIst and...

Right now, the difference between A LIst and being a regular RR member is so minimal , that I don't value their FF program at all. With Airtran, there was a much bigger difference. When I lost the A...
Apr 19, 16, 5:05 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 17,260
Posted By saneman

Sometimes, it is worth just asking nicely. I got...

Sometimes, it is worth just asking nicely. I got a free upgrade to a Chevy Equinox at MSP. But it looked old for a 10000 mile vehicle. So they gave me a Ford Explorer. They said they would charge me...
Apr 19, 16, 5:03 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 18,381
Posted By saneman

I have gotten a free upgrade to this at Buffalo...

I have gotten a free upgrade to this at Buffalo from a full size being part of Preferred Plus. Nice ride. (Got lucky with the upgrade).
Apr 18, 16, 10:18 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 8,079
Posted By saneman

What is going to stop a person who sees a person...

What is going to stop a person who sees a person he or she does not like for whatever reason, guesses that person is muslim and reports that person to the FA out of pettiness. This is ridiculous. OK,...
Mar 1, 16, 5:13 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 10,226
Posted By saneman

If my only bag is a small bag, I will definitely...

If my only bag is a small bag, I will definitely not be OK with being forced to put it under my seat. I am a tall guy and value my space. In return, I check in even my carryon size bag as a second...
Feb 29, 16, 4:28 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,424
Posted By saneman

Regarding the sandiwch and the open shoes...

Regarding the sandiwch and the open shoes suggestions, the idea is to dissuade a middle seat occupation, but not piss off the window seat person or the opposite aisle person of the same row. Heh heh....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 27, 16, 5:04 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 8,471
Posted By saneman

I like to do work when traveling. I actually...

I like to do work when traveling. I actually focus better on work when I am in the plane. So I would be pissed if I wasn't comped time for traveling in my off hours.

This is one reason why I...
Feb 27, 16, 2:04 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,424
Posted By saneman

Strategies to keep the middle empty

This is of course selfish and I own up to it.

When I enter a nearly full flight, first, I look for seats in the final third of the plane, but not necessarily at the very end. Part of this is...
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