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Apr 22, 13, 1:55 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 5,001
Posted By Toofewmiles

I'm going to come out of retirement to respond to...

I'm going to come out of retirement to respond to this, having just matched status and flown VX long haul for the first time this last weekend to see what the fuss was all about. Call it my thanks...
Forum: MilesBuzz
May 21, 11, 11:32 am
Replies: 10,350
Views: 1,871,994
Posted By Toofewmiles

Wanted to confirm that I ended up getting both...

Wanted to confirm that I ended up getting both the personal Amex and Visa for the 75k/1500, applied for both on the 12th, so deal is definitely still alive.
Replies: 201
Views: 25,014
Posted By Toofewmiles

I'm personally happy about this, since my travel...

I'm personally happy about this, since my travel is down significantly and didn't feel like spending the miles on renewing my Admirals Club membership that expired at the end of last month. (Been...
Replies: 84
Views: 7,389
Posted By Toofewmiles

Short hauls on AA should simply be sold as all Y...

Short hauls on AA should simply be sold as all Y ala the MAN-BOS flights where you can sit up front if you have status but don't expect F service.

As long as it was sold as F, though, FAs should...
Forum: oneworld
Sep 28, 05, 12:08 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By Toofewmiles

All the fare classes require a change fee to be...

All the fare classes require a change fee to be reissued, which was $75 but is now $125. There has been some talk about QF and BA adding on additional fees on top of it but I haven't experienced it...
Forum: oneworld
Sep 27, 05, 2:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By Toofewmiles

Oops, correctamundo. "..te valido hasta la...

Oops, correctamundo. "..te valido hasta la expiracion del pasaport" says mine. Somewhere I'd thought I'd read 10 years.
Forum: oneworld
Sep 27, 05, 12:30 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Toofewmiles

Sounds much better than my attempts to deal with...

Sounds much better than my attempts to deal with AA's GSA, who hasn't even bothered picking up the phone in 2 days of middle of the night calls from the US. So much for my attempt to do a 48 hour...
Forum: oneworld
Sep 27, 05, 12:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By Toofewmiles

Well the visa is good for 10 years, so it...

Well the visa is good for 10 years, so it shouldn't be an issue if you take it out and restaple.

The only issue with the taxes and tariffs - while I do agree with you that the IPC tax feels really...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 29, 05, 7:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By Toofewmiles

I stand corrected. Never done one that way - had...

I stand corrected. Never done one that way - had no idea you could. Interesting possibilities then, heh.
Forum: oneworld
Aug 29, 05, 4:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By Toofewmiles

Errr, ok, based on other posts maybe I have...

Errr, ok, based on other posts maybe I have misunderstood the rules. My understanding was that once you left a continent you couldn't do anything more in it besides end your trip. Or as my older...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 29, 05, 7:53 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By Toofewmiles

You have 2 problems. You're back tracking if you...

You have 2 problems. You're back tracking if you go to DXB after you get back to Europe, so you'd have to go first.

Second, given this is ex-Europe you have an illegal itinerary since you're only...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 26, 05, 4:15 am
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Toofewmiles

Ouch, sorry about your ticket. Again, I'm...

Ouch, sorry about your ticket.

Again, I'm only familiar with AA stock, so what I can tell you may not be applicable.

On a reissue at LHR last year where I had 19 segments left on an AONE5, the...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 25, 05, 3:59 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By Toofewmiles

Good to hear you got around the stopover rules,...

Good to hear you got around the stopover rules, even if you're nuts! That's a whole slug of miles in a short period of time, but I'm glad you'll give yourself time at the airports and hopefully...
Replies: 179
Views: 11,235
Posted By Toofewmiles

Yeah, I was just trying to point out the way that...

Yeah, I was just trying to point out the way that AA is probably looking at this as well - I didn't want to get into a full NPV calcuation to freak those of you out who aren't financial analysts,...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By Toofewmiles

I haven't tried T3 flight connections in a while,...

I haven't tried T3 flight connections in a while, but...

...even if there isn't a biz line (as we're now hearing), you still might be better off completely rolling the dice and risking the...
Aug 25, 05, 4:19 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,658
Posted By Toofewmiles

IHOP accepts Amex, but I was raised to avoid...

IHOP accepts Amex, but I was raised to avoid bling - which IMHO is what the Platinum card often is, and in a situation like that is definitely so. And I canceled my Amex Starwood after some awful...
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Toofewmiles

A fairly reasonable dayrate at the hotel at the...

A fairly reasonable dayrate at the hotel at the airport is about the only facility available.
Replies: 179
Views: 11,235
Posted By Toofewmiles

Keep in mind that even at a 5.5% return (a decent...

Keep in mind that even at a 5.5% return (a decent long bond fund can give that to you without much capital risk) on that $5300 you'd drop on the AC membership you'd be generating $291.50 in interest...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 25, 05, 12:29 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By Toofewmiles

One other important point that you may have...

One other important point that you may have addressed - but I'm not sure with your routing since it's hard to tell where your stopovers are, so I'll bring it up.

One reason why so few of us book...
Aug 23, 05, 3:35 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,658
Posted By Toofewmiles

To chip in, I've had a Plat card for about 5...

To chip in, I've had a Plat card for about 5 years now and keep wondering why I renew.

I will say that the PTS is useful for last minute bookings, although in fairness for most other things I do...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By Toofewmiles

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Blah. Deleted.
Forum: oneworld
Aug 22, 05, 6:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Toofewmiles

That's odd - I have the codeshare booked...

That's odd - I have the codeshare booked 10/10/2005 (made the rez about 3 weeks ago.) Guess I'll make sure to keep it!

My only guess is that CX and AA are having a bit of a spat on revenue...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 21, 05, 12:40 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Toofewmiles

Lovely. These are good things to know (although...

Lovely. These are good things to know (although I've never had that problem with BA, but hey, stranger things have happened). Any airports in particular?
Replies: 79
Views: 5,917
Posted By Toofewmiles

Yeah, that said the food isn't bad either if...

Yeah, that said the food isn't bad either if you're used to Admirals' Club fare. Pastries, fruit, cereal, finger sandwiches, and such. There's also a nice elliptical machine if you want to work...
Forum: oneworld
Aug 21, 05, 8:29 am
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Toofewmiles

Hmmm, are you saying your stuff gets weighed at...

Hmmm, are you saying your stuff gets weighed at the airport by others besides QF if you're in Australia?

I took the QF YVR-HNL flight a few years back and nearly went ballistic when they started...
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