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Oct 1, 14, 1:25 pm
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Posted By Wombat18

See you there, antinseattle! You might have...

See you there, antinseattle! You might have received an email today notifying that the hotel is putting on a boat shuttle both going to the festival and coming home. $10 round trip.
Jun 6, 12, 10:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 21,030
Posted By Wombat18

Here's what they recently emailed me: "Thank...

Here's what they recently emailed me:

"Thank you for your email. The Ritz-Carlton Chicago is owned and managed by the Four Seasons. The Ritz Carlton Chicago does not participate in the rewards...
Dec 13, 11, 1:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,279
Posted By Wombat18

"Current Medallions, SkyTeam elite members and...

"Current Medallions, SkyTeam elite members and members that have previously received complimentary status are not eligible for this offer. "
Jul 28, 11, 11:49 am
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,855
Posted By Wombat18

I was really pretty impressed with the food...

I was really pretty impressed with the food options. So much choice, particularly with the range of olives and chocolates! :D Eggs made to order in the morning, pizza on request for lunch. ...
Jul 21, 11, 4:36 pm
Replies: 1,052
Views: 193,855
Posted By Wombat18

Not even with Priority Pass? (Looking...

Not even with Priority Pass?

(Looking forward to my visit tomorrow!)
Jun 30, 11, 10:24 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,901
Posted By Wombat18

Sure, but 80,000 miles to SYD is around about...

Sure, but 80,000 miles to SYD is around about normal for coach. The thing is getting seats and that's where V-Australia really shines. Look out for fuel surcharges, though.
Dec 8, 10, 10:04 am
Replies: 2,667
Views: 71,446
Posted By Wombat18

This is one of the main reasons why I have the...

This is one of the main reasons why I have the Surpass card. Of course, the PP membership is not the all-inclusive prestige membership but it is the standard membership (priced at $99 on the PP...
Aug 14, 08, 11:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,612
Posted By Wombat18

Generally, the QF / NZ programs are generally...

Generally, the QF / NZ programs are generally thought to be quite stingy. That is, you don't earn at the same rate as US-based programs and don't have as many generous options for redemption. ...
Aug 14, 08, 11:34 am
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Wombat18

Should your bags not make it there at the same...

Should your bags not make it there at the same time you do, they will deliver the bags to you. Pretty decent service, extending quite far away from the airport.
Aug 13, 08, 10:56 am
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Wombat18

When you write to WHQ, you might want to point...

When you write to WHQ, you might want to point out how expensive your time is (to explain their policy to their employees) and how embarrassing, nay humiliating it is to have to explain to your guest...
Jul 17, 08, 11:21 am
Replies: 53
Views: 5,396
Posted By Wombat18

That's true. But, don't give up. If you can...

That's true. But, don't give up. If you can get UA to acknowledge that the segments were flown, then keep pursuing the issue.
Jul 9, 08, 8:19 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,451
Posted By Wombat18

New planes!:p

New planes!:p
Apr 23, 08, 9:44 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By Wombat18

Ameriprise was spun-off from Amex, and are listed...

Ameriprise was spun-off from Amex, and are listed separately on NYEX.
Apr 23, 08, 9:40 am
Replies: 165
Views: 14,772
Posted By Wombat18

Or you could make a copy of the original booking,...

Or you could make a copy of the original booking, showing seats in E+, and kick up a fuss at the airport. They've changed your booking and should be more than willing to explain why they made the...
Apr 22, 08, 7:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By Wombat18

You might already know this, but the CHC airport...

You might already know this, but the CHC airport isn't that large. Which can mean the checkin lines can be quite short, and the security lines quite long, ot vice versa. So, KiwiFlyers...
Apr 22, 08, 7:06 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,703
Posted By Wombat18

Yes, on Jetstar (cheapie death-trap in Australia)...

Yes, on Jetstar (cheapie death-trap in Australia) ... they were surprisingly efficient ... zip, zip, zip ... that'll be an extra $40, Sir!
Apr 9, 08, 9:50 am
Replies: 37
Views: 5,403
Posted By Wombat18

I, too, got booted out. No pay. Most...

I, too, got booted out. No pay.

Most preferred airline ... well, I chose Singapore (it is *A after all). Second most preferred airline ... Air New Zealand. Status with those airlines ......
Mar 27, 08, 10:34 am
Replies: 386
Views: 27,766
Posted By Wombat18

Hey FlyerBjorn, there are a number of threads...

Hey FlyerBjorn, there are a number of threads about that and I think the summary is that ... it depends! A lot of us stick with UA because of the upgrades (SWU's, etc.), the E+ on domestic flights...
Mar 24, 08, 10:45 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By Wombat18

I can recommend both the In-N-Out burgers, as...

I can recommend both the In-N-Out burgers, as well as the meat pies!

I second the recommendation for a hotel room. The Hilton LAX is my favorite, which isn't quite walking distance from the...
Mar 24, 08, 10:35 am
Replies: 53
Views: 3,945
Posted By Wombat18

My experience is closer to what Ozstamps...

My experience is closer to what Ozstamps describes.

February is traditionally one of the cheapest times to fly to Australia. Fares from LAX to Sydney or Melbourne can be as low as $700 or $800. ...
Mar 21, 08, 2:34 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 9,835
Posted By Wombat18

Baa! Herd me in lines, rifle my belongings,...

Baa! Herd me in lines, rifle my belongings, hurry up and wait, put me in my pen, give me kibble to eat, and then tickle me behind the ear ... yep, I'll be a happy little sheep, anyday I fly!
Mar 18, 08, 2:39 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 11,781
Posted By Wombat18

Targeted emails -> the united monkeys throw a...

Targeted emails -> the united monkeys throw a dart and you get whatever number the dart hits!

The danger is that registering for one promo code may delete an alternative promo code, and you'd...
Mar 8, 08, 9:08 am
Replies: 1,236
Views: 136,174
Posted By Wombat18

How did they get it through the front door? :p ...

How did they get it through the front door? :p

(I hope you enjoyed the Westin!)
Feb 22, 08, 8:34 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,291
Posted By Wombat18

I suspect that fares will stay just high enough...

I suspect that fares will stay just high enough that the drive over to Spokane (and Southwest) isn't worth the effort.

BTW, Missoula has had 150+ seater jet service with both NW and DL in the...
Feb 15, 08, 1:20 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 3,347
Posted By Wombat18

AC and SQ are not strictly an Australian or...

AC and SQ are not strictly an Australian or American airline. Although, Tiger makes that an interesting statement! And, I think the AC miles program is owned by an American firm. Don't ya...
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