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Jul 11, 19, 8:34 am
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Posted By sh76us

TLV-NYC on Virgin Atlantic is showing for as...

TLV-NYC on Virgin Atlantic is showing for as little as $425 round trip (TLV - LHR - JFK OR EWR) for April and May, 2020. Lots of availability for Israelis who want to come to NY for Passover next...
Jul 5, 19, 1:18 pm
Replies: 1,547
Views: 216,865
Posted By sh76us

=== Change UA-codeshare, non-UA-metal segment to...

=== Change UA-codeshare, non-UA-metal segment to UA metal: A ===

Tried this; didn't work. Had a UA codeshare AC metal, UA-issued ticket 9 PM EWR-YYZ. I got to the airport a little early and went...
Feb 27, 19, 9:05 pm
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Views: 654
Posted By sh76us

Thanks, everyone!

Thanks, everyone!
Feb 26, 19, 6:34 pm
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Views: 654
Posted By sh76us

Changing planes at YYZ on separate itineraries

Itin 1: LGA-YYZ

Itin 2: YYZ-TLV

Both are AC metal (both booked through UA, if that matters)

I remember from past trips that US -> Int'l connections at YYZ are very smooth with no real...
Dec 4, 18, 4:41 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,435
Posted By sh76us

Thanks and I hope you enjoy your trip as well. ...

Thanks and I hope you enjoy your trip as well.

If I had it to do over again, I'd probably go to the HK museum of history rather than the space museum. The space museum is nice, and I'm more...
Nov 21, 18, 6:06 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,435
Posted By sh76us

Okay, so I finally went (typing this from the...

Okay, so I finally went (typing this from the United Club at HKG – boarding for home in an hour).

It went great. I have pics and everything but it would be too complicated to do without a mouse...
Nov 1, 18, 12:37 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 7,435
Posted By sh76us

Thanks!

Thanks!
Jun 25, 18, 8:01 pm
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Views: 7,435
Posted By sh76us

2 days in Hong Kong - need advice

Thread title says it all. I have 2 full days (3 nights) in Hong Kong in the Fall (when the weather should be more manageable). I've read through the guide book and rifled through the zillion options...
May 24, 18, 2:06 pm
May 24, 18, 2:04 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 7,240
Posted By sh76us

Thanks. I plan to be at YYZ 2 - 2.5 hours before...

Thanks. I plan to be at YYZ 2 - 2.5 hours before the flight. It's a Sunday morning, so I doubt the lines will be too bad, but I'm not taking any chances. I was at the MLL at YYZ a couple of years ago...
May 24, 18, 6:12 am
Replies: 62
Views: 7,240
Posted By sh76us

The variety of responses is interesting. Seems...

The variety of responses is interesting. Seems like it's a YMMV situation. I've only connected at YYZ once and it was USA-YYZ-Int'l and that went off like a breeze; was in the MLL 20 minutes after...
May 18, 18, 4:22 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 7,240
Posted By sh76us

Thanks to all of you. I'm going to come in the...

Thanks to all of you. I'm going to come in the previous night to YYZ.
May 18, 18, 3:35 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 7,240
Posted By sh76us

Connecting at YYZ with separate tickets on UA

I'm coming from EWR to fly YYZ-ORD-HKG on UA.

YYZ-ORD is at 11:05 AM. I'm thinking of booking EWR-YYZ scheduled to land at 9:18 AM.

Can someone familiar with procedures at YYZ tell me:

1. Do...
Mar 15, 16, 6:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By sh76us

Great info. Thank you, everyone.

Great info. Thank you, everyone.
Mar 14, 16, 2:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By sh76us

Thanks. I'll edit the OP. Oh, thanks....

Thanks. I'll edit the OP.



Oh, thanks. Didn't realize that.
Mar 14, 16, 1:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By sh76us

Trip on Air Canada

I'm looking to book a trip EWR-TLV in J. The price for the flight on UA is roughly the same as on AC. I want to credit everything to MP. I might even make Plat this year if I do!

I'm thinking of...
Nov 12, 14, 2:19 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,137
Posted By sh76us

Silver: $300 for E+ at T-24 Gold: another...

Silver: $300 for E+ at T-24

Gold: another $1,000 for E+ at booking and free SDC (which I use a lot)

Plat: over gold:
- $50 for grp 1 boarding
- $250 for the better chance at a CPU
- $200 for...
Nov 12, 14, 12:09 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 10,191
Posted By sh76us

Most egregious carry-on abuse case I've ever seen on a UA flight

PHX-EWR.

I'm sitting in 7C (bulkhead) on a 739. The guy across from me in 7D has two enormous carryons- both at least 25 inches in height. There's no space over us, so he takes his monstrosities...
Forum: Germany
Sep 7, 14, 12:23 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By sh76us

Thanks for the advice and info! I've poked...

Thanks for the advice and info!

I've poked around the Hohenzollern website for a bit. It's a shame that I'll miss the English tour, but I think a German tour with an English brochure can work. I...
Forum: Germany
Sep 7, 14, 10:34 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By sh76us

Thanks, everyone. I don't mind posting my...

Thanks, everyone. I don't mind posting my potential itin per London Elite, above.

This is the itin I prefer, though a couple of others are available:

Tue, Nov 11

6:10 pm – 7:45 am+1
Newark...
Forum: Germany
Sep 6, 14, 9:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By sh76us

Hohenzollern Castle from FRA?

As a bit of a history buff, I'm interested in seeing the Hohenzollern castle, but I don't really have time to spend a night. I'm thinking of trying to schedule a 12-14 hour layover in FRA in...
Aug 28, 14, 8:37 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,682
Posted By sh76us

It says dba ANA, so I would assume yes. Seems...

It says dba ANA, so I would assume yes. Seems comparable to taking a UAX flight operated by whomever. You get credit as though you were flying UA metal.
Aug 8, 14, 4:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,142
Posted By sh76us

LGA-ANC G fare 8,681 mi $430 ai 4.9 cpm

Not as good as last year's ANC deals but not bad for a same day turn.

Still not sure whether I should hold out. Last year I got an ANC fare for $370 around the same time of year.

Sample date:...
May 27, 14, 2:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By sh76us

Okay, got through to someone who actually knows...

Okay, got through to someone who actually knows what's he's talking about at MEM.

For the information of anyone who may be wondering or who may one day find this info useful:

- The MEM...
May 26, 14, 6:39 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By sh76us

Okay, so I call the UC number and they say they...

Okay, so I call the UC number and they say they have no facilities at MEM and they don't know what the people at MEM are talking about.

<sigh>

I'll try MEM again tomorrow, I guess. :(
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