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Aug 2, 15, 5:15 am
Replies: 39
Views: 11,766
Posted By Rickers

This property doesn't have "Twin" rooms, per se....

This property doesn't have "Twin" rooms, per se. They do, however, have rooms on the top floor which I think are simply listed as Double Double, or Double Deluxe, or somesuch thing, and these have 2...
Jun 22, 15, 6:07 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,111
Posted By Rickers

Sorry, anything that takes 12 hours to get firm...

Sorry, anything that takes 12 hours to get firm is doomed !!!;)
Jun 22, 15, 6:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Rickers

For me, it was a YMMV experience. I booked 8...

For me, it was a YMMV experience.

I booked 8 rooms for 8 nights, and got a really good group rate, but then subsequently contacted the hotel to ask about my HHD perks.

I think I got lucky,...
Jun 14, 15, 2:12 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,117
Posted By Rickers

As c-w-s has said, however, this is only a...

As c-w-s has said, however, this is only a general guideline ......... you will not get much mileage out of looking for 4 bargain seats to Cyprus at the end of July, if you start searching today !!
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Jun 8, 15, 5:44 pm
Replies: 344
Views: 56,444
Posted By Rickers

Thanks Erin ....... I will !! x

Thanks Erin ....... I will !!

x
Jun 8, 15, 5:34 pm
Replies: 356
Views: 49,939
Posted By Rickers

My bad. Sadly, I don't find (and have never...

My bad.

Sadly, I don't find (and have never found) LTN to be the forum's moral compass.

Nor to be any other piece of orienteering equipment, useful or not.
Jun 8, 15, 3:33 am
Replies: 356
Views: 49,939
Posted By Rickers

That's hilarious. :confused:

That's hilarious. :confused:
Jun 7, 15, 6:04 am
Replies: 344
Views: 56,444
Posted By Rickers

And for those of us (i.e. me ! :mad:) foolish...

And for those of us (i.e. me ! :mad:) foolish enough to pick Double Miles, happy in the knowledge that there would a new promotion coming along that would allow me to change my option for the new...
Jun 3, 15, 3:32 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,215
Posted By Rickers

Indeed .... it happened to us in January, 5 pax...

Indeed .... it happened to us in January, 5 pax inbound from PRG in CE, and connecting back to GLA. All DOM flts cancelled due to weather, and the poor folk in T5 were getting a hammering, but we...
Jun 2, 15, 5:10 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Rickers

Yes, that looks likely, although it appears that...

Yes, that looks likely, although it appears that this became even more of a problem after losing his seat at last month's General Election, after 30-some years.

Which is the reason I alluded to...
Jun 2, 15, 4:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Rickers

I agree ...... 'tenuous' would be stretching it...

I agree ...... 'tenuous' would be stretching it !!

But he was still a nice chap.
Jun 2, 15, 3:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Rickers

RIP Charles Kennedy

Sad news this morning about Charles Kennedy, a GCH as I recall.

I met him only once, in the BA Lounge at GLA, and he was an extremely friendly chap, although very quiet & unassuming.

Looks like...
May 31, 15, 5:09 am
Replies: 437
Views: 65,840
Posted By Rickers

Really ? Not in the Hilton Grosvenor...

Really ?

Not in the Hilton Grosvenor Glasgow, nor the Hilton Grosvenor Edinburgh.

If you want a work-out in these 2, you take the stairs.
May 28, 15, 1:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,781
Posted By Rickers

The biggest problem for me, is that most of my...

The biggest problem for me, is that most of my stays are multi-night stays (often 5, 6, even 10 nights), and understandably most hotels do NOT wish to give away a suite for "free" to somebody, no...
May 22, 15, 4:34 am
Replies: 36
Views: 7,847
Posted By Rickers

Sorry, but my experience and understanding of the...

Sorry, but my experience and understanding of the rules of buying tkts from 3rd parties is that the ticket is "owned" by the selling agent pre-travel (in this case Expedia), and that BA can not and...
May 16, 15, 5:35 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 8,392
Posted By Rickers

Not to worry Andrew ........... If the medical...

Not to worry Andrew ........... If the medical career starts to flag, you could probably get a job now with The Sun or the Daily Mail --- most of their photos are sh*t too !!! :)
May 16, 15, 10:54 am
Replies: 718
Views: 163,537
Posted By Rickers

You know, I work on the same kind of costings as...

You know, I work on the same kind of costings as this myself, but at the moment I am saving those pesky points for a pretty costly stay next year (I'm going to need c. 1.5 million HHonors Points for...
May 13, 15, 10:13 am
Replies: 62
Views: 17,055
Posted By Rickers

And as the team attached to the hotel, The MK...

And as the team attached to the hotel, The MK Dons, have just gotten themselves promoted, there may be an opportunity for the hotel to finesse next year's prices in an upward direction !!
May 13, 15, 10:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,532
Posted By Rickers

Transfer 100 of Tesco ClubCard Vouchers ? ...

Transfer 100 of Tesco ClubCard Vouchers ?

That's what I would do !
May 7, 15, 8:35 am
Replies: 656
Views: 104,885
Posted By Rickers

That's going to happen if the lifetime nights are...

That's going to happen if the lifetime nights are not all paid stays !!
May 3, 15, 5:15 pm
Replies: 389
Views: 72,594
Posted By Rickers

I guess it depends upon how far you're prepared...

I guess it depends upon how far you're prepared to travel on arrival ?

The Crowne Plaza in Limassol would offer exactly what you are stipulating, but it will involve a 60-minute drive from LCA to...
May 3, 15, 5:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,449
Posted By Rickers

Yup, I am in Europe too (for now at least,...

Yup, I am in Europe too (for now at least, pending this week's General Election !!), and whenever I call Hilton it is a UK number that I dial. It is routinely routed through to various places...
Apr 13, 15, 3:30 am
Replies: 147
Views: 226,745
Posted By Rickers

Ha Ha Ha ....... you obviously haven't read many...

Ha Ha Ha ....... you obviously haven't read many of Wizla's previous posts !

When he suggested that an "exec lounge would be nice", he really meant it was an essential, and indeed the lack of one...
Apr 11, 15, 7:19 am
Replies: 147
Views: 226,745
Posted By Rickers

Afternoon ! Hilton Malta is very good...

Afternoon !

Hilton Malta is very good indeed, great service, nice lounge, and maybe 5 swimming pools!

Hilton Athens also excellent, and it has the largest pool in Athens (along with a smaller...
Apr 5, 15, 7:00 am
Replies: 58
Views: 5,348
Posted By Rickers

No, it's just you !! :D

No, it's just you !! :D
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