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Jul 31, 19, 7:26 pm
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Any thoughts on Norwegian's solvency by late...

Any thoughts on Norwegian's solvency by late Sept/early Oct? I was thinking of booking two refundable premium economy tickets for LAX-MAD as a backup in the event that 2 business class FF seats on *A...
Nov 5, 18, 3:14 pm
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Views: 1,072
Posted By mtimmer

Thanks and I appreciate the visual aid as well! I...

Thanks and I appreciate the visual aid as well! I was hoping not to bring my card with me. (If in fact, I even know where it is...)
Nov 4, 18, 4:47 pm
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Views: 1,072
Posted By mtimmer

*G on NZ boarding pass

I've used my UA MP# on several NZ reservations (some award and some paid). Will my *G status print on the boarding passes? I know it does with LH, but not sure about NZ and a search didn't turn up...
Oct 22, 18, 4:19 pm
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Posted By mtimmer

Thanks cfisher...I'm not optimistic about my TPAC...

Thanks cfisher...I'm not optimistic about my TPAC leg being available again, so I was hoping that this would provide a way to help me tack on another leg (in the event that the intra-NZ leg ever...
Oct 22, 18, 11:58 am
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Views: 236,607
Posted By mtimmer

Adding excursionist perk to existing reservation

I have two separate award reservations from LAX-AKL on NZ. Iím actually traveling beyond AKL within New Zealand, but there was no award availability for connecting flights. Assuming that award...
Oct 10, 18, 2:09 pm
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Views: 546
Posted By mtimmer

I definitely have no intention of tempting the...

I definitely have no intention of tempting the fates of the MCT gods and potentially missing my ride home. I do have an option for a 4 hr 40 min connection, which feels >90% safe. I'll try the search...
Oct 10, 18, 9:31 am
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Views: 546
Posted By mtimmer

D-I connection in AKL, separate tix

I'm flying AKL-LAX on an award ticket and will connect from ZQN on a separate (paid) ticket since there was no availability for the ZQN-AKL leg. Separate tickets for things like this always make me...
Oct 8, 18, 10:25 am
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Views: 665
Posted By mtimmer

Premium economy--EVA metal

I'm looking at booking a premium economy ticket from AKL-LAX and my preferred flight time will use one of the leased EVA planes. From what I can tell, there's a few inches less pitch compared to the...
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Views: 86,447
Posted By mtimmer

I had a non-Schengen to non-Schengen transfer at...

I had a non-Schengen to non-Schengen transfer at VIE in June and although we were funneled through security, the checkpoint was not manned and the scanners weren't on.
Jun 29, 17, 10:27 am
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Posted By mtimmer

The calls were about 7-10 days apart--enough time...

The calls were about 7-10 days apart--enough time to apply for the new Amex, get in the mail and start using it before I called to cancel the Platinum. Both calls were during the month of June.
Jun 28, 17, 3:59 pm
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Posted By mtimmer

Called and asked if their was any retention offer...

Called and asked if their was any retention offer for Platinum card that I had for a year and put minimal spend other than to get the bonus. Not surprisingly, they said no. So applied for an Blue Biz...
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Views: 960
Posted By mtimmer

I flew LAX-VIE-DBV on OS a couple of weeks ago...

I flew LAX-VIE-DBV on OS a couple of weeks ago with a 45-min connection in VIE and easily made it. (Although no passport control since it was a non-Schengen connection.) And the LAX-VIE flight took...
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Posted By mtimmer

OS arrivals at LAX in T6

I was surprised when flying VIE-LAX on OS that we were processed through T6 instead of the international terminal, which is where OS (and most other intl carriers) has its departures. It was a bit of...
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Views: 1,558
Posted By mtimmer

Good luck on LH in F! We're have awards on OS in...

Good luck on LH in F! We're have awards on OS in C (both ways), but was done many months ago and there wasn't LX or LH availability. (That said, I was specifically looking for OS.)
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Views: 1,558
Posted By mtimmer

As an LAX-guy, I'm curious as to how far out...

As an LAX-guy, I'm curious as to how far out you're seeing all three available? If you don't mind me asking, month are you looking at? And is this for one seat? (I'm typically looking for two...)
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Posted By mtimmer

Thanks for the confirmation (and the link). It's...

Thanks for the confirmation (and the link). It's been 10 years since I've been in VIE...
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Views: 86,447
Posted By mtimmer

I have a 45-minute non-Schengen to non-Schengen...

I have a 45-minute non-Schengen to non-Schengen connection (LAX-VIE-DBV) coming up, which I understand is plenty of time if my first leg is on time. But I am trying to get a handle on my likely gates...
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Posted By mtimmer

Glad you had a good experience. I flew OS long...

Glad you had a good experience. I flew OS long haul once a decade ago and liked it, but it was never my regular TATL carrier (back when I used to do that regularly) since it meant a connection...
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Views: 108,730
Posted By mtimmer

I have 1D/G booked LAX-VIE and back for the...

I have 1D/G booked LAX-VIE and back for the footwells, but maybe that's not necessary, based on your comment. Any other advantages to row 2 vs 1 or pretty much the same? I've read the galley really...
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Views: 2,765
Posted By mtimmer

Are these UA award miles? If so, I hope you...

Are these UA award miles? If so, I hope you didn't use biz class mileage given that your TATL is in economy and it's only your intra-Europe flight that's in coach...
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Views: 543
Posted By mtimmer

Thanks daumueller--I didn't realize they bus...

Thanks daumueller--I didn't realize they bus passengers from the plane at ZAG, so there's no effective delay waiting for a planeside-checked bag. However, I did read that they're opening a new...
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Views: 543
Posted By mtimmer

Hand baggage with one leg on an RJ

My wife and I are flying LAX-VIE-ZAG-DBV in business on OS with the last leg on OU. Itís an award ticket using UA miles, which is why we have the intermediate stop in ZAG. Our goal is to do this with...
Nov 26, 16, 2:56 pm
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Views: 331,916
Posted By mtimmer

Amex escalated the issue to someone else at...

Amex escalated the issue to someone else at Fairmont and they came through, albeit in a surprising way. They kept the $809/night rate, but they gave me two nights free, not one as per the FHR deal....
Nov 25, 16, 4:16 pm
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Views: 331,916
Posted By mtimmer

Thanks Stimpy...guess I'm learning by experience...

Thanks Stimpy...guess I'm learning by experience re FHR--this is the first time I used it and I do wish I had those details.

The bottom line is that my confirmation e-mail doesn't match their...
Nov 25, 16, 3:15 pm
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Views: 331,916
Posted By mtimmer

Fairmont Kea Lani booking

Running into some problems with a FHR booking...I booked the Fairmont Kea Lani for four nights at $633/night with the fourth night free. The confirmation I received had an estimate of $2,427 and...
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