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Mar 5, 21, 11:03 am
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Posted By larryflyer

Yes, thatís exactly it. TWO password changes are...

Yes, thatís exactly it. TWO password changes are required. It gets confusing when you do the second password change, as you are uncertain if ďexistingĒ password is the ďoriginalĒ password, or the...
Feb 19, 19, 5:14 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By larryflyer

Oops, sorry. I thought it might be frowned up (as...

Oops, sorry. I thought it might be frowned up (as bad etiquette), but didn't realise it is actually against the rules.



I asked at the desk (airside at T5) after requesting he be offloaded from...
Feb 19, 19, 3:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By larryflyer

Bump. (Sorry!!) Surely someone on this...

Bump. (Sorry!!)

Surely someone on this esteemed forum has made a claim? Please do tell how the process is initiated - or do I have to endure the mild torture of trying to get through to a call...
Feb 18, 19, 7:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By larryflyer

Thatís what Iím hoping! But (again) can...

Thatís what Iím hoping!

But (again) can anyone tell me how to claim, please? Is there an online form?
Feb 17, 19, 7:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By larryflyer

Yes, it was less than 24 hours before outbound...

Yes, it was less than 24 hours before outbound flight. Companion did his own OLCI at T-24, then I advised BA he would be unable to fly (so they could offload him) at about T-2.
Feb 17, 19, 6:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,211
Posted By larryflyer

How to claim refund of APD etc on unused flights?

I've tried searching, but can't find the answer to what must surely be a reasonably common query...

I booked TATL redemption flights (in CW) for myself and a "companion" (using an Amex 241...
Feb 13, 19, 4:58 pm
Replies: 2,656
Views: 491,652
Posted By larryflyer

So, I flew alone, with no problems. Companion is...

So, I flew alone, with no problems. Companion is not required for the main voucher holder to fly as booked (itís the reverse situation that is much more problematic, as per my original...
Feb 11, 19, 4:47 am
Replies: 2,656
Views: 491,652
Posted By larryflyer

Companion checked in, now cannot fly

Well, I didnít see this one coming...

Due to fly later today on a 241 voucher booking. We both did OLCI yesterday. Now companion has gone down with flu, canít make the trip. :-(

Iíll be...
Feb 10, 19, 7:29 am
Replies: 2,656
Views: 491,652
Posted By larryflyer

OLCI and boarding processes (using 241 voucher)

Does anyone have any (recent) data points/experience about online check-in and boarding processes, for a booking made using the Amex 241 voucher? Specifically, I'd like to know (before travelling):
...
Feb 6, 19, 5:52 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By larryflyer

I did! Nothing available from EWR (my first...

I did! Nothing available from EWR (my first thought) so then I looked at PHL. There was one seat - which I've actually booked (having first sussed out the Amtrak options), but could cancel for free...
Feb 6, 19, 5:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By larryflyer

Two segment redemption from US - connection protected?

I'm looking to book a redemption BWI-LHR on a specific date next month.

Searching on ba.com showed no availability on the direct flight, and connecting flights only via BOS (at times that are not...
Jul 14, 18, 4:49 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 17,094
Posted By larryflyer

Trying to book now - says:Error Sorry,...

Trying to book now - says:Error

Sorry, STILLPROUD is not recognised or is not currently valid. Please check and try again.
Sorry, STILLPROUD is not recognised or is not currently valid. Please...
May 7, 18, 4:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By larryflyer

BA 2937 go round at LGW

Mildly eventful ending to todayís EDI-LGW trip - full thrust for a seemingly-standard go around (not that Iíve experienced many). Occurred quite suddenly, after gear down, but (I think) just before...
Apr 7, 18, 1:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By larryflyer

Not an issue - the bag I wanted to leave in my...

Not an issue - the bag I wanted to leave in my car at LHR is my "extra cabin bag" (i.e. my roll aboard). I was planning to make do with my much smaller shoulder bag for the one night in Dublin. So,...
Apr 7, 18, 12:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By larryflyer

Thanks c-w-s, that's really helpful to know. ...

Thanks c-w-s, that's really helpful to know.

Can't say I'm tempted by your final suggestion of using left luggage in LHR arrivals however; once I'm in arrivals, landside, I reckon I would be up to...
Apr 7, 18, 12:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By larryflyer

My first exEU - flexibility on first leg?

Looking forward to my first exEU flight soon. I'm heading off to IAD in CW, and departing from DUB vice LHR is going to save me around £4K. :D

I'm doing my positioning flight to LHR-DUB the...
Feb 20, 17, 4:03 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 18,124
Posted By larryflyer

It happens on long haul too

Another data point: I've had a similar experience to the (much maligned) OP, but on a LH flight in WT+.

<first_world_problem>

I was flying TATL on a 3-class 788 - WT+ has four(-ish) rows,...
Feb 20, 17, 3:48 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 18,124
Posted By larryflyer

They used to. But, in my experience, not...

They used to. But, in my experience, not recently. I've been able to view seat maps in ExpertFlyer AFTER OLCI has opened, and it's been interesting to compare seats marked as "blocked" in EF, with...
Dec 18, 16, 10:10 am
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By larryflyer

No possibility of F to BWI (it's a 3-class 788). ...

No possibility of F to BWI (it's a 3-class 788).

I think it's more likely that availability will open up in CW rather than WT+. But in the unlikely event WT+ becomes available, then (for various...
Dec 18, 16, 8:23 am
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By larryflyer

Amex voucher - changing route (and possibly cabin)?

Looking to travel to WAS early next year using an Amex voucher. Ideally, we would going outbound to BWI in WT+ and return from IAD in CW.

On the dates we need, outbound to BWI is currently not...
Dec 17, 16, 5:50 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,583
Posted By larryflyer

Great idea. I love the concept of "random acts...

Great idea. I love the concept of "random acts of kindness", and occasionally participate by buying an extra ticket for someone who has overstayed in a parking bay.

But this would be a step...
Nov 3, 16, 6:47 pm
Replies: 249
Views: 54,953
Posted By larryflyer

Not even RAF aircrew?!

Not even RAF aircrew?!
Sep 26, 16, 3:50 pm
Replies: 3,383
Views: 493,209
Posted By larryflyer

The latest absurd behaviour on ba.com (old site,...

The latest absurd behaviour on ba.com (old site, not beta):

Many links are broken, and result in:


This page is not available.

Sorry we can't show you this page at the moment.

Please try...
Sep 22, 16, 5:11 pm
Replies: 3,383
Views: 493,209
Posted By larryflyer

Ditto. Massive problems trying to log in...

Ditto.

Massive problems trying to log in (works occasionally, seemingly at random, but mostly fails), and numerous hyperlinks failing for me.

The only thing that does seem to clear it (for a...
Sep 20, 16, 4:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,285
Posted By larryflyer

Soft landing side benefits

I'm also 'normally' silver, but (thanks to abnormal travel patterns last year) I'm part-way through what will almost certainly be my only year as gold. In my case, I'm only 4 months in.

The '4...
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