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Forum: San Francisco
Jan 21, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,975
Posted By mapu

LOL

LOL
Forum: San Francisco
Nov 30, 18, 9:13 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,975
Posted By mapu

Is there no Starbucks at SFO T3 airside?

Suffered through a cup of Peetís ďcoffeeĒ this morning and donít want to experience that again. Thanks
Jul 22, 18, 10:45 am
Replies: 329
Views: 76,611
Posted By mapu

It does cover a muffin and a coffee at their...

It does cover a muffin and a coffee at their lobby cafe and they claim that's "continental breakfast"
May 26, 18, 5:28 pm
Replies: 329
Views: 76,611
Posted By mapu

Not recommended for a rewards stay on points. No...

Not recommended for a rewards stay on points. No diamond upgrade, $42 self parking fee not waived, $15 credit for food instead of breakfast.
Jan 18, 18, 6:58 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,829
Posted By mapu

Hotels frequently fail to provide wake-up calls....

Hotels frequently fail to provide wake-up calls. Never rely on those.

Wrist watches and alarm clocks are forgotten memories from a distant past. Cell phones replaced these things more than 10...
Jan 18, 18, 2:43 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 10,959
Posted By mapu

Donít take babies on a plane, they donít know how...

Donít take babies on a plane, they donít know how to regulate their ear pressure. Itís irresponsible and cruel.

OP, never raise your voice on a plane and be the first one to talk to the purser....
Jan 18, 18, 2:19 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 13,305
Posted By mapu

True in theory, but depending on what agent you...

True in theory, but depending on what agent you get on the 1k line this can take between 15 and 45 minutes which is plenty of time for someone else to pay for that upgrade. Last time the...
Jan 18, 18, 1:48 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 13,305
Posted By mapu

I especially appreciate UA rebooking me from...

I especially appreciate UA rebooking me from Domestic F to Y on IRROPS and then try to sell me an upgrade to F for my new flight. This has happened several times.

And all of my last minute travel...
Jan 18, 18, 1:34 pm
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 22, 17, 12:29 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 15,394
Posted By mapu

SVO, CDG, MNL, LHE, RUH are all worth avoiding as...

SVO, CDG, MNL, LHE, RUH are all worth avoiding as a connection point.
Dec 5, 16, 10:34 am
Replies: 71
Views: 11,156
Posted By mapu

It can be annoying after a long flight, but at...

It can be annoying after a long flight, but at least you have an on-time arrival. Much better than landing a few minutes late and wait for a gate for 30 minutes.

There's a designates cell-phone...
Nov 28, 16, 11:43 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,266
Posted By mapu

If you really want to sit in the front, look for...

If you really want to sit in the front, look for a decent first class fare. On these short flights, they can often be had for a little premium on top of the economy class fare.

There are a lot of...
Sep 22, 16, 10:55 am
Replies: 123
Views: 17,060
Posted By mapu

raise the 1k treshold to $15k to $20k, reduce...

raise the 1k treshold to $15k to $20k, reduce boarding group 1 to paying F / GS / 1k while you are at it, last night boarding group 1 was 75% of all pax on my flight out of SFO :(
Jun 16, 16, 1:11 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 10,284
Posted By mapu

I had to drop off a one-way Avis rental car out...

I had to drop off a one-way Avis rental car out of LIT in MSY instead of MLU once due to changes in my schedule. Initially they added a $1,500.00 fee, but the lady who checked me in couldn't believe...
Replies: 18
Views: 6,016
Posted By mapu

Standard LH experience, nothing unusual. LH...

Standard LH experience, nothing unusual.

LH management doesn't care unless your company is a Ä 10 million+ account.

LH crew is too busy thinking about what to demand during the next strike....
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 25, 16, 9:07 am
Replies: 70
Views: 8,556
Posted By mapu

Most of the people I know who travel for business...

Most of the people I know who travel for business (myself included) book F. If there is no F class cabin to begin with, I won't even consider flying that particular airline.

Don't get me wrong, I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 18, 16, 11:02 am
Replies: 70
Views: 8,556
Posted By mapu

No first class cabin.

No first class cabin.
Replies: 29
Views: 2,841
Posted By mapu

February 29 was also my last day as SEN after 10...

February 29 was also my last day as SEN after 10 years. It took this very thread to make me realize that since I have not been on a LH flight since 2014. With all those 'enhancements' in the past few...
Feb 27, 16, 5:23 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 46,955
Posted By mapu

Check if the return flight is on UA metal.

Check if the return flight is on UA metal.
Feb 27, 16, 5:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,933
Posted By mapu

Are you going to buy a ticket or use ANA award...

Are you going to buy a ticket or use ANA award miles for a free United flight?

Anyway, if it is a paid ticket it has to be on 016 eticket stock to earn PQD and MM.
Jul 27, 15, 5:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,351
Posted By mapu

Most FS hotels are great at making everyone...

Most FS hotels are great at making everyone welcome, no matter if it is the first or the 50th stay.
Jul 27, 15, 2:52 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,351
Posted By mapu

10 nights per year won't put you on any hotel's...

10 nights per year won't put you on any hotel's radar.

$300-$500 a night won't get you a room in many luxury hotels.

Might earn you SPG Gold if you pread those 10 nights across 10 different...
Jul 23, 15, 3:04 am
Replies: 54
Views: 15,300
Posted By mapu

These work well to transport wine during the hot...

These work well to transport wine during the hot summer months in the South:

http://www.amazon.com/Koolatron-P75-36-Quart-Electric-Cooler/dp/B0001MQ7E0/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1437642017
Jul 23, 15, 12:13 am
Replies: 343
Views: 8,698
Posted By mapu

If you have a currency that you cannot convert to...

If you have a currency that you cannot convert to another and cannot spend on anything else, any deal becomes a good deal. There's a shiny 84" 4K TV for 2.3 million miles :D
Jul 22, 15, 3:25 am
Replies: 343
Views: 8,698
Posted By mapu

DL's weak SkyTeam partners, worthless SkyPesos...

DL's weak SkyTeam partners, worthless SkyPesos and difficulties to use SWUs are the downsides.

But if you fly paid J/F and spend your miles at the SkyMiles Marketplace it's a good alternative to...
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