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Yesterday, 4:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By Crofton138

It's a good deal if can extract more than 1.1p...

It's a good deal if can extract more than 1.1p per Avios when you redeem them. The usual guide price valuation for an Avios is 1.0p but it is definitely possible to get more value than this,...
Yesterday, 3:51 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,880
Posted By Crofton138

As a Silver, I've only ever had one Y -> J...

As a Silver, I've only ever had one Y -> J upgrade in over 200 sectors on short-haul, which was LHR-ATH on the old 767.

I've had three Y -> W upgrades long-haul, which were all provided at the...
Jun 17, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,527
Posted By Crofton138

This isn't too much of a problem at LHR T5 but at...

This isn't too much of a problem at LHR T5 but at MAN, if your bag gets pulled for secondary, it can literally be 30 mins or more before it's your turn to get the good news. The situation last...
Jun 16, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,327
Posted By Crofton138

I've done LHR-NRT on the 787-9 and HND-LHR on the...

I've done LHR-NRT on the 787-9 and HND-LHR on the 777-300, both in 2EF. I much preferred the 787-9 with it's smaller cabin and more modern feel. Heading into Tokyo from NRT was easy enough on the...
Jun 16, 19, 4:23 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,874
Posted By Crofton138

Yes, this is the usual set-up for 142 & 143. ...

Yes, this is the usual set-up for 142 & 143. Gate 141 is an absolute farce and I typically walk through Boots to try and get to where Groups 1-2-3 should be queuing. It still amazes me that when...
Replies: 151
Views: 36,425
Posted By Crofton138

Once they have a lounge at The Strings, that will...

Once they have a lounge at The Strings, that will completely seal the deal as the best IC in Tokyo, in my opinion.
Jun 16, 19, 2:49 am
Replies: 46
Views: 5,629
Posted By Crofton138

How long ago was this? In the new age of tight...

How long ago was this? In the new age of tight security and us all being told to report suspicious behaviour, I doubt this would work now. Getting on a train, putting a bag in the luggage rack and...
Jun 16, 19, 1:46 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,364
Posted By Crofton138

So, you don't really know your travel policy? I...

So, you don't really know your travel policy? I think you're making this up as you go along...
Jun 14, 19, 10:01 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,364
Posted By Crofton138

If 'cash is the king', why isn't the company...

If 'cash is the king', why isn't the company policy to fly Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe, Blue Air, Wizz Air or one of the other proper LCCs?
Jun 14, 19, 9:54 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,364
Posted By Crofton138

BA know your company travel policy and are...

BA know your company travel policy and are adjusting their quality of service down just for you?
Jun 13, 19, 7:15 am
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Crofton138

BA flights at MAN board through gates 141,142 or...

BA flights at MAN board through gates 141,142 or 143. All have jet bridges.
Jun 13, 19, 2:10 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,165
Posted By Crofton138

We were on a connection so ended up with 3 hours...

We were on a connection so ended up with 3 hours in T5. For our first time in F, we thought that this was about right to experience everything without being rushed. Obviously, the frequent flyers...
Replies: 149
Views: 43,798
Posted By Crofton138

We actually found The Strings to be well located...

We actually found The Strings to be well located for our needs, as we:

- landed into NRT and arrived at Shinagawa on the Narita Express
- travelled south on the Shinkansen from Shinagawa
- used...
Replies: 235
Views: 18,220
Posted By Crofton138

I contacted IHG via Twitter and they said they I...

I contacted IHG via Twitter and they said they I should wait 2-3 weeks for stays to update on the Accelerate promotion, as per the T&Cs.
Jun 10, 19, 3:44 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,712
Posted By Crofton138

A coach from MAN to LHR is a grim prospect,...

A coach from MAN to LHR is a grim prospect, arriving well after after midnight :(
Replies: 149
Views: 43,798
Posted By Crofton138

If you are ruling out the ANA, I would go for the...

If you are ruling out the ANA, I would go for the IC The Strings. Much better than the IC Tokyo Bay - more modern, better transport links, better restaurant options etc. However, The Strings hasn't...
Jun 10, 19, 1:31 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,755
Posted By Crofton138

I was also on this flight and it seemed that...

I was also on this flight and it seemed that along with families (many with children definitely over two), several of the pre-boarders were pax who were volunteering their bags to go in the hold,...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Crofton138

90%+ for me, usually shown in the app before...

90%+ for me, usually shown in the app before arrival.
May 29, 19, 1:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By Crofton138

The VIP fleet of BMWs are parked up under the air...

The VIP fleet of BMWs are parked up under the air bridge at gate A23, spotted them yesterday.
May 29, 19, 9:09 am
Replies: 62
Views: 3,601
Posted By Crofton138

Completely agree, row 2 for me.

Completely agree, row 2 for me.
May 26, 19, 5:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Crofton138

We recently travelled from Tokyo to Hiroshima by...

We recently travelled from Tokyo to Hiroshima by Shinkansen and then flew back to Tokyo with JAL. The train option is great, it's 200 for a 7-day JR Pass but that doesn't cover the two fastest types...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By Crofton138

I didn't know about IHG auctions until I saw an...

I didn't know about IHG auctions until I saw an advert from one that popped up on Facebook yesterday. Interesting one running at the moment for a pair of Wimbledon tickets with hospitality.
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May 22, 19, 1:24 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By Crofton138

For that amount of time, a trip to the T5B lounge...

For that amount of time, a trip to the T5B lounge is essential. Easy to walk back to A gates through the tunnel.
May 21, 19, 2:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By Crofton138

There's lots of cities that have more than one...

There's lots of cities that have more than one airport serving international flights...London, Paris, New York, Moscow, Berlin, Milan, Stockholm to name a few.
Replies: 235
Views: 18,220
Posted By Crofton138

It's a great promo if you are already planning to...

It's a great promo if you are already planning to stay 6 nights during the promotion period. If you're going to need a hotel anyway, you are getting 56k points for literally nothing. That can be used...
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