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Sep 15, 20, 10:45 am
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Views: 4,339
Posted By jpmcdonough

I wonder if the OP has some of the new metallic...

I wonder if the OP has some of the new metallic credit cards, like the Apple Card. That might be triggering some attention.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 12, 20, 9:22 am
Replies: 62
Views: 15,942
Posted By jpmcdonough

I love this thread! I had German in high...

I love this thread!

I had German in high school, back in the 60's. I was at Central Market, a supermarket in Plano, Texas. I was trying to get by this couple who were arguing, in German, about...
Aug 28, 19, 3:57 pm
Replies: 1,489
Views: 641,382
Posted By jpmcdonough

Thank you so much for this information. The San...

Thank you so much for this information. The San Diego airport has no appointments available (ever? until the end of time?) and we would have to go to Otay Mesa, on the border, to get an interview.
Oct 16, 18, 4:46 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 11,849
Posted By jpmcdonough

We miss them too, always tried to get the '2'...

We miss them too, always tried to get the '2' side when traveling with my wife. It was the closest thing to first class in a coach seat. Flew it between DFW and SAN more times than I can count.
Oct 16, 18, 4:39 pm
Replies: 9,873
Views: 3,122,425
Posted By jpmcdonough

Next time, use the Woody Allen line, and tell the...

Next time, use the Woody Allen line, and tell the person to be fruitful and multiply.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 16, 18, 4:34 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 6,089
Posted By jpmcdonough

It's all part of the romance of aviation.

It's all part of the romance of aviation.
Oct 8, 17, 7:02 pm
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Views: 557
Posted By jpmcdonough

Meal choices DFW/CDG CDG/DFW for Vegetarian

On behalf of a vegetarian - can anyone tell me from recent experience what the meal choices are like in coach on flights 48/49 between DFW and CDG? In the recent past I have seen one choice with...
Jan 8, 17, 3:49 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 7,200
Posted By jpmcdonough

+1 re BTV. When i went there Pre-Check was not...

+1 re BTV. When i went there Pre-Check was not invented yet, but after I got randomly selected six weeks in a row for one thing or another I finally filled out a complaint form. They actually left me...
Nov 29, 16, 7:36 am
Replies: 72
Views: 16,104
Posted By jpmcdonough

And some people are allergic to soy.

And some people are allergic to soy.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Nov 29, 16, 7:33 am
Replies: 253
Views: 27,354
Posted By jpmcdonough

I love this thread. i won't eat anything...

I love this thread.

i won't eat anything I've ever used for bait. Mussels, squid, worms, fishing lures, etc.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 27, 16, 8:41 am
Replies: 164
Views: 25,857
Posted By jpmcdonough

I flew nearly every week for the first half of...

I flew nearly every week for the first half of the 80's. Security was different from now - sometimes they had scanners at the gate, depending on the airline. There was food in coach, and even special...
Sep 14, 16, 5:45 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 11,724
Posted By jpmcdonough

That's where we were. It was so crowded we gave...

That's where we were. It was so crowded we gave up and sat in the terminal. On a Tuesday.
Sep 14, 16, 3:57 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 11,724
Posted By jpmcdonough

My wife and I flew DFW/PHX/GEG and back this week...

My wife and I flew DFW/PHX/GEG and back this week (GEG = Spokane). The FA's were not just legacy US, they were legacy America West. Very nice, very friendly. The service was, however, the old US...
Jun 5, 16, 12:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,485
Posted By jpmcdonough

You know, I don't recall getting notified of a...

You know, I don't recall getting notified of a schedule change on AA in a long time. Maybe they've stopped doing that, with all the available automation. We recently traveled to Europe and they...
May 3, 16, 12:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,173
Posted By jpmcdonough

I 'de-metal' prior to entering the security...

I 'de-metal' prior to entering the security screening area. Watch, cell phone, keys, change go in a mesh bag. Wallet is buried in my carry-on, but I remove my DL. But I love Pre-check and am so...
May 3, 16, 12:26 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By jpmcdonough

First experiences - Uber and Lyft - NYC

Over the weekend, we were in New York for my 50th anniversary high school graduation reunion. My aunt graciously offered us a place to stay, and we then had to decide how we would travel between her...
May 3, 16, 12:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,102
Posted By jpmcdonough

We still have remnants of some of the old blue...

We still have remnants of some of the old blue laws here in Bible Belt country. You can't purchase alcohol in a supermarket or warehouse store before noon on Sunday. I didn't know they had allowed it...
Dec 17, 15, 9:12 am
Replies: 63
Views: 7,607
Posted By jpmcdonough

The sad fact is that if a passenger has a roller...

The sad fact is that if a passenger has a roller and a shoulder bag it takes special effort not to whack people sitting in an aisle seat. I pride myself in making the effort :D but not everyone...
Nov 24, 15, 1:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By jpmcdonough

This could end up being a problem. LHR security...

This could end up being a problem. LHR security can be very slow and even if you have no issue you can be hung up behind someone else who does. We made our most recent connection at LHR by only a...
Nov 24, 15, 9:19 am
Replies: 132
Views: 107,309
Posted By jpmcdonough

USA has no departure controls. It is up to the...

USA has no departure controls. It is up to the airline to make sure you have the right docs for where you are going but otherwise you are free to leave. I have heard that this is sometimes a problem...
Nov 24, 15, 9:14 am
Replies: 132
Views: 107,309
Posted By jpmcdonough

In Rome once we arrived at about the same time as...

In Rome once we arrived at about the same time as several other wide body jets from the US. There was insufficient staff to process everyone, and the line was incredibly long, so a passport control...
Aug 12, 14, 6:16 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 23,748
Posted By jpmcdonough

Sounds like Burlington (BTV). Lots of French...

Sounds like Burlington (BTV). Lots of French Canadians looking for a cheaper fare than out of MTL. And the TSA there . . . is simply the best!!!! I got secondary maybe 8 weeks in a row from the...
Replies: 186
Views: 29,318
Posted By jpmcdonough

aa.com agrees: Your Admirals Club membership...

aa.com agrees:

Your Admirals Club membership now extends your lounge access benefits beyond the network of 42 Admirals Club locations and 37 Qantas Club locations to include three more cities as...
Replies: 2,925
Views: 93,256
Posted By jpmcdonough

Just checked on reservations I made a long time...

Just checked on reservations I made a long time ago for Thanksgiving. We are flying DFW/SAN/DFW. It gives me flight # 58, for both flights. Hmmm. Seems wrong!
Oct 13, 13, 5:24 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 50,984
Posted By jpmcdonough

We flew home from Dublin on Saturday. We were...

We flew home from Dublin on Saturday. We were pre-cleared on American (ORD). While we were there, I heard announcements for Delta and USAirways for USPC flights. I believe Aer Lingus does not...
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