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Dec 18, 05, 11:46 am
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Posted By cethen

Beware the AS Visa 3% Int'l Transaction Fee

While reviewing my December statement, I was surprised to find a charge labeled "International Transaction." We frequently travel to Canada and this was the first time I had ever seen this fee. It...
May 5, 05, 6:42 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By cethen

That's correct... after you go up the escalator...

That's correct... after you go up the escalator from the ticket counters, you hang a left and follow the signs.
May 5, 05, 6:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By cethen

Not sure but I don't think so. We didn't visit...

Not sure but I don't think so. We didn't visit the counter as we had printed our boarding passes ahead of time and had no bags to check. Here's ...
May 5, 05, 10:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By cethen

AS LAS Gate Change

Before a recent SEA-LAS R/T I received the following automatically generated email from AS:

Effective May 4, 2005 flights operated from Las Vegas by Alaska Airlines will depart from D Gates 25 &...
Mar 28, 05, 12:07 am
Replies: 1,709
Views: 31,485
Posted By cethen

Mrs and I are booked into a 1 BR King Suite at...

Mrs and I are booked into a 1 BR King Suite at the HGVC at the Flamingo in May. Using a HGB3 award which runs 105k points for 3 nights. A little pricey, but as others have mentioned, these are nice...
Jul 2, 04, 9:51 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 80,899
Posted By cethen

Had about 400k banked away when back in April I...

Had about 400k banked away when back in April I won a million points in the recent Visa Hhonors promotion. That was a real surprise. So now I'm over 1.4M and wishing the missus and I had the time to...
Apr 2, 04, 12:17 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,902
Posted By cethen

Last weekend, ES Downtown PDX, the same thing:...

Last weekend, ES Downtown PDX, the same thing: two bottles room temperature H2O and bag of cookies. But we again got upgraded to a huge suite (100% success rate at upgrades BTW; in maybe 10 or 15...
Forum: Las Vegas
Aug 7, 03, 9:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,149
Posted By cethen

I would recommend the Mirage. Itís a 4* hotel...

I would recommend the Mirage. Itís a 4* hotel with a nice casino, good restaurants, one of the best pools in Vegas, and itís in a nice area - the central Strip. I will be returning there next week...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 03, 8:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,435
Posted By cethen

Ralf, I assume you are leaving soon so this...

Ralf,

I assume you are leaving soon so this may be more a suggestion to anyone else planning a similar trip; I definitely recommend the Amtrak Cascades train from downtown YVR to downtown SEA,...
Jul 31, 03, 11:26 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 589
Posted By cethen

Question: Gold this year, purchasing tickets for next year...

As my profile indicates, I am currently Gold, but due to a job change that hasnít required much air travel, I will likely not requalify as Gold in 2004. In fact, the way things are going, Iíll be...
Jul 28, 03, 9:07 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,102
Posted By cethen

The ES Downtown PDX has one in the basement game...

The ES Downtown PDX has one in the basement game room, adjacent to the complimentary breakfast/manager's reception area. BTW, great question!
Jul 14, 03, 7:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By cethen

Westcoaster said (and QL agreed): As theater...

Westcoaster said (and QL agreed): As theater buffs we enjoy flying QX down to MFR (Medford, Oregon) each year. From there it's a quick 20 minute drive down I-5 to Ashland, home of the Oregon...
Jul 14, 03, 7:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By cethen

PVR, especially in December, January or...

PVR, especially in December, January or February... Flying out of our miserable Northwest weather and arriving to the warmth of the Mexican Riviera is an absolutely wonderful experience!
Jul 14, 03, 6:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 7,092
Posted By cethen

I absolutely second the Web Bag Drop. For some...

I absolutely second the Web Bag Drop. For some reason, this is still one of the biggest secrets at SEA. I really don't see a reason to use curbside Skycap check-in when you can simply take your bags...
Jul 4, 03, 8:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By cethen

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/129524_planear...

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/129524_planearrest04.html
Jun 2, 03, 6:12 am
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Posted By cethen

http://horizonair.alaskaair.com/www2/company/Fleet...

http://horizonair.alaskaair.com/www2/company/Fleet/HorizonFleet.asp
May 5, 03, 10:20 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 43,272
Posted By cethen

Gotta go with the Downtown Embassy Suites as...

Gotta go with the Downtown Embassy Suites as well. As a Diamond, I've been upgraded to a huge suite several times and have been very impressed with all aspects of my stay. Plus it's so unlike a...
May 5, 03, 5:41 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By cethen

Westcoaster, you weren't dreaming... although I...

Westcoaster, you weren't dreaming... although I can't speak for the senior moment. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif I did post the info about the QFC ad in last Sunday's Seattle Times....
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By cethen

I have heard of others having trouble with...

I have heard of others having trouble with Thrifty at LAS but so far thankfully I haven't. The prices have been consistently lower when Iíve checked and the Blue Chip checkout and returns lines have...
Apr 25, 03, 11:42 am
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By cethen

Here's a local story...

Here's a local story (http://www.canada.com/search/story.aspx?id=67a1561c-bb40-46a4-af68-f80e2ab216ac#) on this topic, which also explains the "ticket trust" used to help lure QX into YKA. Kind of...
Mar 24, 03, 6:20 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By cethen

For many of the above reasons, ALL my North-South...

For many of the above reasons, ALL my North-South travel has been on AS for some time now. Service to Mexico from LAX (CUN, PVR, SJC and others)is also a bonus! You might also consider an AS Bank of...
Feb 26, 03, 10:58 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By cethen

Alaska-Portland Trailblazers spots

Check out this link (http://www.nba.com/blazers/news/Alaska_Airlines_supports_Portl-64944-41.html)to see some of the ads that were created for the "Alaska Spirit" TV campaign with the Blazers. These...
Jan 11, 03, 10:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By cethen

Last summer we had an event when the brakes on...

Last summer we had an event when the brakes on our 739 "locked up" on landing at SNA. Caused quite a jolt. But other than that, on maybe 20 flights on both -700's and -900's, I've experienced no...
Jan 11, 03, 10:35 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,223
Posted By cethen

I second that! Heck, I'd even squeeze into a CRJ...

I second that! Heck, I'd even squeeze into a CRJ or DH4 if necessary! I'm flying out Monday on DL (where I have zero status) from SEA to SLC and dreading every second of it. At least it's a fairly...
Jan 6, 03, 9:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By cethen

From the horse's mouth: CHICAGO, Jan. 6...

From the horse's mouth:

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has confirmed one of its flights had an emergency landing at Los Angeles International airport after the flight crew...
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