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Beware of OYO homes

Wanted to share my recent experience booking a rental home with OYO homes. A week ago I booked a rental home via Southwest.com. The home was listed on both Airbnb and Southwest's hotel portal, but...
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*shocked* You just helped me decide against this...

*shocked* You just helped me decide against this option. Thanks Jon.
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Holiday Inn in the US with Concierge Lounge?

I have stayed at Marriott with M club lounge that provided free breakfasts.

While booking a stay I ran into Holiday Inn Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama, USA. Its description for "2 Double...
Sep 28, 15, 10:54 pm
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United's IDB policy does not discriminate-Nobel Prize winner IDB'd

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/why-nobel-prize-economist-kicked-205000951.html

They must've been status less peons in the system. Whoops. Now United gets more press.
Mar 31, 11, 7:48 pm
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If they're the top 200 revenue/profit per mile or...

If they're the top 200 revenue/profit per mile or whatever metric out of all customers, I'd guess that they always buy F seats. What good is upgrade to these people? I call bollocks on this one.
Mar 28, 11, 11:59 pm
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I just returned from a ATL-ICN roundtrip in KE's...

I just returned from a ATL-ICN roundtrip in KE's Y cabin and can say that it is much better than UA, MA, CI, and likely many other airlines. Food is the standard choice between Korean or Western...
Dec 31, 10, 2:33 pm
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Rebranding is always a good idea ... from the...

Rebranding is always a good idea ... from the standpoint of the consultants' bank account. A few flights across country in F, more billable hours, what's not to like?
Dec 31, 10, 2:17 pm
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Seems to me more a case of frozen entertainment...

Seems to me more a case of frozen entertainment system than the possibility of UA having AI detecting frequent fliers.
Dec 11, 10, 3:03 am
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IIRC, isn't CI linked with KMT while BR linked...

IIRC, isn't CI linked with KMT while BR linked with DPP, politics-wise? Doesn't KMT being the ruling party cause CI to do better and BR worse?

Cargo has always been the big moneymaker, vs people...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 12, 10, 10:18 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

Not to mention that at non-US establishments that...

Not to mention that at non-US establishments that add service charge automatically to the bill, I always expect good food and service. There's absolutely no concern on my part in rewarding or paying...
Nov 18, 09, 3:50 pm
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UA and WN offer a lot of the same benefits, and...

UA and WN offer a lot of the same benefits, and honestly people are people; they are going to behave the same way no matter if they're flying WN or UA. One thing that legacies have over LCCs is that...
Nov 11, 09, 6:33 pm
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Best Buy exec denied u/g because he wore a tracksuit

Mods, please move or delete this if it already exists. I did a search and did not find it on UA MP forum.

Original link:
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Sep 16, 09, 3:39 am
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Methinks the assumption that pilots know their...

Methinks the assumption that pilots know their job is because most pilots likely want to live to return home to their family. If a pilot is truly unsafe, sure there might be up to 550 pax sacrificed...
Jul 27, 09, 10:16 am
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Posted By bhmlurker

Whoa.. this is a significant benefit that will be...

Whoa.. this is a significant benefit that will be very useful for me. Thank you United!
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CEO Doug Parker on CNBC this morning

Doug Parker to be interviewed on Squawk on the Street today.
Jul 22, 09, 1:13 pm
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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/4.0 Sprint:MotoQ...

Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/4.0 Sprint:MotoQ (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows CE; Smartphone; 176x220))

Most people really don't care about anything other than tix price. The same reason why people...
Jul 15, 09, 1:39 pm
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Kudos to United for this one; it's a smart move...

Kudos to United for this one; it's a smart move that is good for accounting and also MP members. Fill up empty seats and reduce liability at the same time.
Jul 2, 09, 11:03 am
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Each time I was in F on CR7, my perception was...

Each time I was in F on CR7, my perception was that my drinks were refilled and gold bags of nuts replaced more frequently than on mainline. I think it's because of the 2 FA for 66 pax versus almost...
Jul 1, 09, 1:42 am
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Mileage Plus will not be viable if it can no...

Mileage Plus will not be viable if it can no longer offer its membership elite status on another airline and value for currently banked miles. This is because other airlines will offer status match,...
Jun 8, 09, 2:05 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

Please read American Lung Assoc.'s statement on...

Please read American Lung Assoc.'s statement on fiberglass:

http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35439

Unless if you have pre-existing conditions such as asthma, emphysema, or COPD,...
Forum: Travel News
Jun 2, 09, 6:58 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

"We didn't know he was Clarence Thomas"

Moral of the story: Be nice to the person sitting next to you, even if you are in coach and don't think you belong there, because your upgrade didn't clear :)
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Feb 24, 09, 5:35 am
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Posted By bhmlurker

The crux of the unhappiness in this case is the...

The crux of the unhappiness in this case is the $150 change fee. I recommend OP to give WN a try, as they charge only fare difference and no change fee. There will still the same tarded rules by...
Jan 30, 09, 12:50 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

I remember it as it is on the card, 5-3-3,...

I remember it as it is on the card, 5-3-3, probably because the first 2 numerals are 00 and therefore really only remembering 3 clumps of 3 numerals.
Jan 22, 09, 12:15 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

In contrast, United posts $1.3 billion loss. ...

In contrast, United posts $1.3 billion loss. Without the fuel-hedging and other charges, United would have lost $547 million.

That is a big, big difference. Taking out the fuel-hedging and...
Jan 21, 09, 12:11 pm
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Posted By bhmlurker

Perhaps the gov't should rescue the airline...

Perhaps the gov't should rescue the airline industry too. After all, if UA go under, transportation will be heavily impacted in addition to 50,000 becoming unemployed (plus vendors/contractors). In...
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