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Jun 18, 20, 2:11 am
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Views: 34,544
Posted By aardvarkdave

See my link way upthread - Staysure is providing...

See my link way upthread - Staysure is providing medical cover, AXA looks to be doing the same, and there was another in the weekend press whose name escapes me.

It'll be interesting to see how...
Jun 16, 20, 6:14 am
Replies: 161
Views: 34,544
Posted By aardvarkdave

Insurance...

I've not seen staysure mentioned yet on here - https://www.staysure.co.uk/coronavirus-travel-insurance/

This covers COVID related illness whilst you're away (not if you catch beforehand and can't...
Jan 15, 20, 2:41 am
Replies: 46
Views: 14,134
Posted By aardvarkdave

You mean like this? https://awt.cbp.gov/ I...

You mean like this? https://awt.cbp.gov/

I appreciate it's not done by flight number, only by time of day, but it's a pretty good way to figure out what your wait might be.
Dec 17, 19, 12:54 am
Replies: 419
Views: 105,053
Posted By aardvarkdave

If only it were so simple as “all non basic fares...

If only it were so simple as “all non basic fares get SDC”! The 300+ posts in this thread are something of a hint to the contrary.

BA holidays fares have traditionally been included in the large...
Dec 13, 19, 2:19 am
Replies: 373
Views: 200,550
Posted By aardvarkdave

I thought the diagram at the top of this thread...

I thought the diagram at the top of this thread showed the window vs seat positions.

I can confirm that row 10 definitely does, as I was sitting there yesterday (and that correlates with the pic...
Dec 13, 19, 2:03 am
Replies: 419
Views: 105,053
Posted By aardvarkdave

Worked for Flight+Car (BA Hols)booking for me...

I called in to move a flight - purely voluntary, no disruption etc. BA flight + car booking, I don't know if I was lucky, or it's a formal policy change, but it was quick and seamless over the...
Dec 8, 19, 9:36 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,689
Posted By aardvarkdave

No evidence of any rule change for me - Fast...

No evidence of any rule change for me - Fast track worked as it always has today at Geneva. I was travelling economy (Avios one way, so no connections) and BA Gold.

The boarding pass on my app...
Nov 25, 19, 11:36 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,689
Posted By aardvarkdave

In my experience the only thing Gva has...

In my experience the only thing Gva has historically been different on has been not allowing guests; Iíve never had an issue with fast track access (ba gold) nor has my wife (silver) and the stickers...
Nov 16, 19, 1:54 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,647
Posted By aardvarkdave

I found 3 F seats LHR-LAX on a Saturday flight...

I found 3 F seats LHR-LAX on a Saturday flight next August when I was booking our family trip for next summer. This was a month or so ago.

We had already booked J but on a regular check I saw...
Nov 8, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 17,522
Posted By aardvarkdave

Avios value

From pages 90-95 we can deduce that the value BA places on an Avios point is approximately the same as the ď1p/pointĒ that I (and I think many others) use as a rule-of-thumb.

Page 95 shows that...
Sep 25, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,367
Posted By aardvarkdave

Iíve had a similar situation in the past. In my...

Iíve had a similar situation in the past. In my experience, the lead driver has to be present for collection of the vehicle to sign for it and show a valid licence. However, since you get a free...
Sep 7, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,202
Posted By aardvarkdave

Given that BA chose to withdraw the T5C Starbucks...

Given that BA chose to withdraw the T5C Starbucks privilege which was costing £15 a time, I worry that T3 lounge choice (which reports/speculation on here suggests is significantly more expensive)...
Sep 7, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,710
Posted By aardvarkdave

I had exactly this in Vegas last summer, except...

I had exactly this in Vegas last summer, except it was obvious when they handed me the bill at the end rather than when I got home. It took the location manager (who, to his credit, really cared...
Mar 22, 19, 1:34 am
Replies: 48
Views: 8,707
Posted By aardvarkdave

Thanks. If the prices are per lounge I can see...

Thanks. If the prices are per lounge I can see lounge hopping going the way of the dodo, which would be a shame if it cost us all access to the lounge of our choice.
Mar 21, 19, 2:05 am
Replies: 48
Views: 8,707
Posted By aardvarkdave

anybody know the answer to this? Iím also...

anybody know the answer to this? Iím also wondering, and also wondering how long it will be until lounge hopping goes the way of the T5 c gate Starbucks offer...
Mar 19, 19, 1:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,644
Posted By aardvarkdave

As Iíve observed before, the priority pass lounge...

As Iíve observed before, the priority pass lounge at Geneva (at the opposite end to BA, not the one nearby) is really quite nice and a vast improvement on BA. Iím in a strange minority with a certain...
Jan 10, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,649
Posted By aardvarkdave

In my experience the American lounges take a...

In my experience the American lounges take a totally relaxed approach to kids accompanying parents even if beyond the normal guesting l8mits.
Dec 10, 18, 1:37 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 12,913
Posted By aardvarkdave

Has the flight number also changed as well as the...

Has the flight number also changed as well as the time? When Iíve had flight number changes months in advance (which I think officially count as a cancellation) BA has bent over backwards to...
Oct 27, 18, 8:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By aardvarkdave

I’ve done almost exactly what you suggest, with...

I’ve done almost exactly what you suggest, with no problems. I sat in the designated exit seat and my son in the adjacent non-exit seat of 63jk.

You can also also avoid the stepping-over problem...
Sep 11, 18, 1:45 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,874
Posted By aardvarkdave

I've got almost identical stats, but only 1...

I've got almost identical stats, but only 1 downgrade to go with no upgrades, so you win!
Aug 31, 18, 3:28 am
Replies: 611
Views: 242,036
Posted By aardvarkdave

Las Vegas to Heathrow, last Sunday in F. Whole...

Las Vegas to Heathrow, last Sunday in F. Whole family got TSA pre (despite wife having a medium-risk non-EU passport). Boarding shambolic. Called group 1 over tannoy, verbally telling all the...
Jun 11, 18, 8:09 am
Replies: 48
Views: 46,240
Posted By aardvarkdave

A couple of weeks ago at 6.30pm secondary...

A couple of weeks ago at 6.30pm secondary screening was taking 20-30mins as almost every bag seemed to be selected, only 2 scanners going and they seemed to be understaffed.

Worse still, a) they'd...
Jun 6, 18, 1:09 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,099
Posted By aardvarkdave

3 yrs GCH, 2 yrs before that as SCH, c. 30...

3 yrs GCH, 2 yrs before that as SCH, c. 30 flights/yr on BA, of which c. 10 long haul in J/F, some of my long hauls in D fare class, nearly all the rest in R.

Never had an upgrade, ever. One...
May 3, 18, 1:42 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By aardvarkdave

I've had some similar situations with relatively...

I've had some similar situations with relatively minor flight time changes that have a major knock-on impact, and I find that with enough badgering, BA always caves (or, more likely, I eventually get...
Apr 30, 18, 1:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By aardvarkdave

My wife sometimes has the difficult combination...

My wife sometimes has the difficult combination of being time-poor and having an absolute requirement to reach her destination. Our solution, given the low cost of RFS, is to book two flights and...
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