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Jan 22, 04, 8:00 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,026
Posted By DCBritboy

Sounds like six of one and half a dozen of the...

Sounds like six of one and half a dozen of the other. On some routes I find UA very competitive, on others no.

I need to go WAS-BUR next week, UA used to very competitive on this route via DEN or...
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By DCBritboy

How to get my BA status reflected in AA bkg?

I have a AA trip coming up, booked, and at present the booking doens't reflect my BA Gold (Emerald) status nor my AAdvantage status (none).

I'd like to use online checkin but also reflect my...
Jan 13, 04, 9:43 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,312
Posted By DCBritboy

I recalled that when I went from Blue to Silver...

I recalled that when I went from Blue to Silver it took 24hrs or so after flights posted for it to change,

I just turned gold last weekend and that happened in one foul swoop.

By now Silver...
Jan 6, 04, 11:09 am
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By DCBritboy

It's not just BA223 delayed.....

Last night I was on BA216 IAD-LHR and apart from very heavy security from screening etc., once the doors were closed, the pilot announced that the Dept of Homeland Security were searching the...
Dec 24, 03, 1:06 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By DCBritboy

Feb, Mar, May & June with all Sat night stayover...

Feb, Mar, May & June with all Sat night stayover on all flights where Sabre showed W & T having max avail (9) so I went like-for-like as much as possible. Lowest was in Mar at 690gbp, same...
Dec 24, 03, 10:35 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By DCBritboy

Just tried making a few dummy bookings, seems...

Just tried making a few dummy bookings, seems that lowest fares I could find ex-UK have a £50 penalty for change, and after travel commences, £50 + difference in fare provided done before day of...
Dec 23, 03, 12:45 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 7,291
Posted By DCBritboy

Flew IAD-LHR last Dec 25th and my fiance and I...

Flew IAD-LHR last Dec 25th and my fiance and I were op-upped at the gate to C, I a mere 2P. Fiancee's first time in Biz, she loved it.

She wanted to know if it would happen again when we flew...
Dec 23, 03, 12:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By DCBritboy

I've never known that happen either, I've sat in...

I've never known that happen either, I've sat in WT+ many a time this year with the plane at capacity and used the power. Blessing in disguise when I've got bored with the IFE and want to watch ye...
Dec 23, 03, 8:53 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By DCBritboy

Dunno if this is any help, but when I've been on...

Dunno if this is any help, but when I've been on a T class & MFU, I had to change and it was $200 although I did the change before I started the travel.

cheers, Richard
Dec 18, 03, 4:55 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By DCBritboy

As Skippythelizard mentions, corporate fares are...

As Skippythelizard mentions, corporate fares are excluded too so even if you can get your corporate discount via BA direct, that precludes the upgrade too as I found out.

Hey ho, one of those...
Dec 11, 03, 6:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By DCBritboy

My company sends me over to London monthly (on...

My company sends me over to London monthly (on average) from IAD in WT+, the odd J ticket here and there. Next trip should turn me Gold. However with me changing immigration status next year, my...
Dec 1, 03, 7:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By DCBritboy

Easy come, Easy Go. Apart from the triple...

Easy come, Easy Go.

Apart from the triple mileage one, the others were reversed out on the 27th. Hey Ho.

However, it does look like they've solved the MFU from WT+ to NCW tier points and miles,...
Nov 22, 03, 9:41 am
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By DCBritboy

Account Mileage Burp!

Went to check my account this morning and I seemed to have gained about 75k addl miles all attached to special promotions.

All different entries, same day, labelled Special Promotion>

10,000...
Nov 15, 03, 9:10 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By DCBritboy

Got it yesterday, LHR-IAD somewhere over the...

Got it yesterday, LHR-IAD somewhere over the Atlantic, we got shaken about a bit for a hour or so, FA's got sent back to their seats. The odd stomach falling down after you did every now again. I...
Nov 13, 03, 4:51 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By DCBritboy

Generally I've found that before I was Silver,...

Generally I've found that before I was Silver, when I wus op-upped to NCW @ IAD they did make it clear that I couldn't use the Lounge, no big deal. My only ops up @ LHR was at the gate but that was...
Nov 11, 03, 5:28 pm
Replies: 704
Views: 329,371
Posted By DCBritboy

YYZ was the pits for me, loadsa questions that...

YYZ was the pits for me, loadsa questions that seemed to try and trip me up, then finally he grunted and stamped me through.

It was actually easier getting into Havana, no questions, just a smile...
Nov 9, 03, 4:17 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By DCBritboy

Thanks all, I shall call again when back in the...

Thanks all, I shall call again when back in the US, I'm once again doing the Atlantic Bus again this week to LHR.

Alas, this one is in WT+, run short of miles for a while.

Cheers
Nov 9, 03, 9:22 am
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By DCBritboy

I'm having a little royal fight with the EC on...

I'm having a little royal fight with the EC on this one. This happened to me a couple of months ago. Rang EC, said no problem, known issue and it will be sorted. Twasn't, logged on and did a claim...
Oct 6, 03, 2:50 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By DCBritboy

I'd be wary of that. I booked a restricted T and...

I'd be wary of that. I booked a restricted T and MFU to CW in Sep, I had to change and it cost me $200 to do so. Original T&C on class booked applied.

Still haven't got me tier points and miles...
Oct 6, 03, 12:42 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,417
Posted By DCBritboy

Umm, I just tried an online booking for November,...

Umm, I just tried an online booking for November, IAD-LHR, WT+, using MFU to NCW and it came back at $827 inc taxes and looks like T class conditions. I didn't follow through, but have we left hands...
Oct 3, 03, 1:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By DCBritboy

Now let's see, LHR-US and returning, makes him UK...

Now let's see, LHR-US and returning, makes him UK based, and a VIP. Guess that could Chairman of the Parish council of 'Greater Snoring-by-the-brook', could be a local radio DJ, or owns the local...
Oct 2, 03, 7:28 am
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By DCBritboy

WT+ & Mileage Upgrade = Ineligible Flight!

Last week I did an IAD-LHR-IAD booked in WT+ (T) and used miles for upgrade. I was expecting the WT+ miles and tier points, both journeys have appeared as Ineligible i.e.

21-Sep-03 Ineligible...
Sep 29, 03, 9:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By DCBritboy

And available to NCW passengers but only ...

And available to NCW passengers but only receiving an Orange Juice shower (as happend to me yesterday on LHR-IAD). Sadly the seat didn't come with it.... (Quite comfortable though)
Sep 27, 03, 6:49 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By DCBritboy

I'm hoping they'll make any fare quotes that...

I'm hoping they'll make any fare quotes that include a portion WT+ more realistic. I've had weird quotes if you try IAD-CDG, it had more than doubled in fare just for adding Paris.

I tried a...
Sep 15, 03, 7:24 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,478
Posted By DCBritboy

Got an email reply apologising for my grief and...

Got an email reply apologising for my grief and that I will receive ex-gratia miles in a few weeks. One day I shall log in and see what the mile fairy doth grant me.!
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