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Mar 15, 19, 10:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By BobOscar

I only recall once in the past 30+ years that any...

I only recall once in the past 30+ years that any airline has been proactive in throwing miles or vouchers with a delay...that was Delta, quite a few years ago. I think I was flying SAN-SLC-PDX on...
Feb 28, 19, 6:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,929
Posted By BobOscar

During the last irrops I had on AA an employee...

During the last irrops I had on AA an employee was giving out cards with a special rebooking number to call if you didn't want to wait in the long line at the gate. I called the number and got...
Feb 13, 19, 3:27 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 10,631
Posted By BobOscar

If your points reservation is going to be charged...

If your points reservation is going to be charged Resort fees/taxes, should that not be listed on your confirmation? If not, it should not apply.
Feb 13, 19, 7:14 am
Replies: 77
Views: 7,433
Posted By BobOscar

Weight& balance would need to be recalculated...

Weight& balance would need to be recalculated because of a bag? Really?
Feb 8, 19, 6:34 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 8,986
Posted By BobOscar

So do they now screen people when they are...

So do they now screen people when they are getting breakfast at Hyatt Place to make sure they are members? Give them a wrist band?
Feb 8, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 8,986
Posted By BobOscar

Has Hyatt Place breakfast been upgraded?

Current ad for Hyatt Place shows scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes...have they upgraded the breakfast from what they had been offering a year or more ago? (as in breakfast sandwiches were about the...
Feb 8, 19, 11:48 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,678
Posted By BobOscar

Back just a few years ago they would be likely to...

Back just a few years ago they would be likely to book you on UA or DL if they couldn't get you home the same day because of a schedule change. They are now likely to try to keep you on AA even if...
Jan 17, 19, 3:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By BobOscar

Thanks for the help. It looks like I'm about...

Thanks for the help.

It looks like I'm about 6000 miles short on EQM and $1400 in EQD to make Platinum with what I have booked so far in 2019.

So a few more carefully planned trips will get me...
Jan 17, 19, 6:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By BobOscar

How does Home2 compare to Homewood Suites?

I've never stayed at the Hilton Home-2 brand before but have 2 stays booked for 2019. How does Home-2 compare to other Hilton product like Homewood Suites? A big step below? Like it could have just...
Jan 16, 19, 2:41 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By BobOscar

Thanks Dave. The EQM is still based on miles...

Thanks Dave. The EQM is still based on miles rather than $$ paid for the ticket? That seems about right - it looks like the distance each way is about 2400 miles. So 4X that brings it up to 9600...
Jan 16, 19, 2:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By BobOscar

Question Where can I find out what fare bucket my ticket is in?

I'm trying to figure out if I will have enough EQM to make Platinum in 2019 - I've been Gold the last few years but should be close to making Platinum this year.

If I book the typical domestic...
Jan 13, 19, 6:36 am
Replies: 255
Views: 23,462
Posted By BobOscar

Says now that beginning Nov. 1, 2019 you must...

Says now that beginning Nov. 1, 2019 you must have a boarding pass for same day travel on United or Star Alliance partner. So they have decided to follow AA on having to fly the airline on the day...
Jan 10, 19, 6:27 am
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By BobOscar

AA still has two non-stops each direction between...

AA still has two non-stops each direction between PHL and LAS.
Dec 26, 18, 6:47 am
Replies: 101
Views: 6,170
Posted By BobOscar

Did United ever have any gates in the new...

Did United ever have any gates in the new terminal? The one time I flew UA in & out of DAL, they had one or two gates in the crappy old terminal. It was a pain to get to and from. I believe that DL...
Dec 24, 18, 12:29 pm
Replies: 1,006
Views: 134,378
Posted By BobOscar

Is this new? Basic Economy now earns only 50% miles?

I don't recall when AA first introduced Basic Economy that it earned reduced miles (says "50% miles" on the booking I'm looking at on Orbitz), only that you could not reserve a seat at booking and...
Dec 12, 18, 1:52 pm
Replies: 271
Views: 30,950
Posted By BobOscar

The former Houston Southwest Hilton (now Hilton...

The former Houston Southwest Hilton (now Hilton Houston Galleria) is not in the best of neighborhoods. The hotel says it was "recently renovated" so the hotel itself might be OK these days. But it...
Nov 21, 18, 8:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By BobOscar

When your bag is severely delayed, like this one,...

When your bag is severely delayed, like this one, and Southwest reimburses you for clothes you need to buy to get by until they get your bag to you, what happens with the clothes you were forced to...
Nov 16, 18, 8:54 am
Replies: 292
Views: 227,899
Posted By BobOscar

Are you referring to the old area out back as the...

Are you referring to the old area out back as the "bungalows"? Back in the 80's these rooms were really disgusting. They seemed to assign those when the hotel was really full. They were worse than a...
Nov 14, 18, 8:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,292
Posted By BobOscar

If she doesn't cancel her ticket on the return,...

If she doesn't cancel her ticket on the return, the husband will get get the upgrade since they won't know she's not flying. If she cancels way before the flight, his benefits will probably be...
Nov 3, 18, 7:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By BobOscar

You also lost your 3 500-mile upgrades..

You also lost your 3 500-mile upgrades..
Oct 31, 18, 1:05 pm
Replies: 255
Views: 23,462
Posted By BobOscar

Is that not just an error on their part (UA) ?...

Is that not just an error on their part (UA) ? While it just says boarding pass, don't they really mean United? And not just a boarding pass for any airline?
They have asked me for my boarding pass...
Oct 17, 18, 1:20 pm
Replies: 460
Views: 417,368
Posted By BobOscar

Wasn't TED UA's earlier attempt to compete with...

Wasn't TED UA's earlier attempt to compete with ULCCs? And it failed fairly quickly.
Oct 12, 18, 7:01 am
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By BobOscar

Pilot said that there was a mechanical with the...

Pilot said that there was a mechanical with the aircraft originally scheduled for BOS-JAX and that they switched aircraft, waiting for the plane to come in from Nashville. And that was the reason for...
Sep 18, 18, 6:57 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,330
Posted By BobOscar

If I buy an instant-upgrade fare on the Alaska...

If I buy an instant-upgrade fare on the Alaska website, what is it I'm shown to be buying? Am I clicking on a coach fare or one that says First Class? If it says I am buying First Class on that...
Sep 14, 18, 11:54 am
Replies: 527
Views: 61,640
Posted By BobOscar

The restaurants at Courtyards used to be open for...

The restaurants at Courtyards used to be open for dinner but it was not a buffet; order off the menu restaurant at night.
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