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Today, 3:43 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By Yachtman

The next blog idea is a coffee review of T5. I...

The next blog idea is a coffee review of T5. I was in the UK a few weeks ago and as a fellow espresso drinker was sorely disappointed by the availability of good coffee.
Luckily I had a friends...
Jun 23, 19, 5:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By Yachtman

Regional flights seem to get the majority of bus...

Regional flights seem to get the majority of bus gates such as those from the GCC and India.
Jun 14, 19, 5:51 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 3,935
Posted By Yachtman

There is a lot to be said for drinking an extra...

There is a lot to be said for drinking an extra coffee and sitting and waiting for the masses to board. I regularly board amongst the last few stragglers, often taking a seat near the gate checking...
May 28, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Yachtman

So we arrived in Heathrow Terminal 3, waited...

So we arrived in Heathrow Terminal 3, waited about 10 minutes for the bus and arrived at the Europcar depot about 20 minutes after departing the terminal. Having checked in online I received my keys...
May 15, 19, 4:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Yachtman

Why?

Why?
May 14, 19, 8:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Yachtman

Thanks for the advice. Perhaps I have selected...

Thanks for the advice. Perhaps I have selected the wrong car. Primarily just wanted an automatic of a decent size for 2 adults, 2 kids and bags for whizzing around the country. Iíll see how it goes...
May 4, 19, 3:48 am
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Yachtman

Europcar Heathrow - Mercedes C class or similar

I've booked an automatic Mercedes C Class or similar from heathrow, has anyone any recent experience on what other 'similar' cars are usually offered and whether any include sat nav as standard or...
Apr 6, 19, 3:36 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,452
Posted By Yachtman

Increased reliability of aircraft, tight...

Increased reliability of aircraft, tight schedules and airline propaganda leads us into the false belief that air travel is this perfectly controlled environment, but it isn't. Complex machinery,...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 6, 19, 3:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,921
Posted By Yachtman

Several decades ago when I was a teenager, I was...

Several decades ago when I was a teenager, I was travelling alone from Manchester to Malaga to meet family. The flight had a significant delay and immediately after departure I started to feel ill....
Apr 2, 19, 2:29 am
Replies: 222
Views: 16,123
Posted By Yachtman

It sounds like you may have committed fraud,...

It sounds like you may have committed fraud, although their calculation for damages is questionable. Flexible tickets are generally priced higher than a normal or saver ticket, therefore you have...
Mar 27, 19, 5:09 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,605
Posted By Yachtman

itís a bit like comparing a Premier Inn with an...

itís a bit like comparing a Premier Inn with an Aman....
Mar 20, 19, 3:39 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 7,519
Posted By Yachtman

Itís very simple, if someone overflows into your...

Itís very simple, if someone overflows into your seat then you let the FA come up with an acceptable solution.
Having once in the past, when I was much younger, accepted the situation on a 10 hour...
Feb 28, 19, 8:28 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,913
Posted By Yachtman

It would seem that there are an awful lot of bad...

It would seem that there are an awful lot of bad pit bull owners.
Feb 13, 19, 1:09 am
Replies: 161
Views: 15,894
Posted By Yachtman

When airports around the world are reaching or...

When airports around the world are reaching or exceeding capacity than the A380 is a logical choice... but logic has no place in business.
Feb 12, 19, 2:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,309
Posted By Yachtman

Many other UK based airlines have been out in...

Many other UK based airlines have been out in Dubai in the last 12-24 months on recruitment campaigns trying to tempt British/EU pilots from Emirates, Etihad, Qatar etc.

Working conditions with...
Feb 6, 19, 4:01 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 7,402
Posted By Yachtman

I guess instead of providing a CCR they could...

I guess instead of providing a CCR they could enhance that service... a voucher for a Starbucks Coffee, a 6" subway sandwich, a complimentary browse of The Daily Mail and some wet wipes in lieu of...
Feb 6, 19, 3:51 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,848
Posted By Yachtman

Agreed. We can sometimes be too 'British' for our...

Agreed. We can sometimes be too 'British' for our own good and yet it is only to our own detriment. If you want something, ask (politely of course). The cabin crew are just people, they have good...
Jan 28, 19, 9:12 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,830
Posted By Yachtman

It doesn't look particularly instagrammable for...

It doesn't look particularly instagrammable for the millennial influencers... :-)
Jan 20, 19, 4:33 am
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Yachtman

This is fairly common with carriers throughout...

This is fairly common with carriers throughout the world, often because there is a premium for direct flights most likely due to demand. For instance LHR-AMS-JFK with KLM will often be cheaper than...
Jan 9, 19, 9:46 pm
Replies: 207
Views: 17,417
Posted By Yachtman

It might be a generational thing, Iím a...

It might be a generational thing, Iím a millennial, but I rarely drink when flying, if ever.
Jan 1, 19, 9:42 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,111
Posted By Yachtman

Correct. 4000 QAR minimum salary, letter from...

Correct. 4000 QAR minimum salary, letter from your employer, 1000 QAR deposit and not be a Muslim are the requirements to obtain an alcohol permit. Then you are allowed to purchase a certain amount....
Dec 29, 18, 5:14 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 7,269
Posted By Yachtman

An 11 year member with 22,000 posts and you are...

An 11 year member with 22,000 posts and you are still baffled by the unusual interests of flyertalkers? If any of us were normal would we be here posting on this forum? But then again define normal...
Dec 27, 18, 6:12 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,945
Posted By Yachtman

I'm not a big fan of British Airways, but when...

I'm not a big fan of British Airways, but when the price and schedule is significantly different to another airline, then I'd probably go BA.

Also, the prices you see available online aren't the...
Dec 17, 18, 4:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By Yachtman

HotelQuickly - Cancelling bookings/no refunds

For anyone who might have bookings with HotelQuickly, they appear to have cash flow problems and are cancelling bookings and not able to offer refunds. Lots of people turning up at hotels around the...
Dec 2, 18, 4:59 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 10,632
Posted By Yachtman

When CE is so popular it does make me question...

When CE is so popular it does make me question whether there is a business case for a real premium short/mid haul business/first class product like elsewhere in the world. I.e the big recliner seats...
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