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Sep 19, 19, 4:54 am
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Posted By sambessey

With the current BA miles promo, I see there is...

With the current BA miles promo, I see there is scope to now earn about 40,000 miles on this trip! IF (and it is a big if) the CX leg is BA ticketed as I understand it.

Would this definitely be...
Sep 14, 19, 6:51 am
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Posted By sambessey

Likely I will be moving to Australia for a bit so...

Likely I will be moving to Australia for a bit so quite a lot of flying I would think.

Thanks for the opinions so far - I will also look at the CX options from the Nordics!
Sep 14, 19, 6:39 am
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Views: 2,143
Posted By sambessey

WTP or Economy? (LHR-MEL)

Hi

I need to fly from London to Melbourne to visit the in-laws over New Year - currently there are some pretty interesting fares coming in at the 1650 mark for WTP/ PE with BA and CX. (BA A380 &...
Feb 16, 15, 11:36 am
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sambessey

Very helpful. Thanks both!

Very helpful. Thanks both!
Feb 16, 15, 10:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By sambessey

BAEC & MH Baggage Allowance

Hi,

I am flying MH LHR-SYD on Thursday in Economy. :td:

I have spoken to 2 different people at MH who have told me I only get the standard 30KG allowance. Is BAEC Silver, I think I should get...
Dec 19, 14, 5:51 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By sambessey

Thanks - I am already booked to fly LHR<->HKG...

Thanks - I am already booked to fly LHR<->HKG with CX (redemption so ticket cost didn't factor), but will bear it in mind for next time I travel out there!
Dec 17, 14, 2:11 am
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Views: 1,029
Posted By sambessey

Possibly silly question: TP & Miles Philippine Airlines

Hi

I am looking at booking a flight from Cebu to Hong Kong with Philippine Airlines. According to Kayak, the flight is operated by Cathay Pacific. Does this mean I can expect full TP and miles on...
Apr 23, 14, 2:21 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By sambessey

Damn... It's all booked already and I have to...

Damn... It's all booked already and I have to check a bag, as I am away for 2 weeks. I won't even bother stressing and just assume I am going to be on the early morning flight to IND as opposed to...
Apr 22, 14, 6:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By sambessey

ORD - Terminal Change? Short Transfer

Hi,

I am flying LHR-ORD-IND on Sunday. I have done this trip many times via JFK, and the connection has always been fine (But JFK is a bit of a nightmare in terms of going back through security!)...
Apr 13, 14, 9:10 pm
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Views: 9,082
Posted By sambessey

My last op-up was on an economy redemption from...

My last op-up was on an economy redemption from ET to CE for both me AND my travel companion on 2x redemption tickets! It was LHR->IST, so a decent route to get upgraded on too (for short haul).
...
Dec 16, 13, 2:27 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By sambessey

Vueling on IB- flight number & Lounges...

Hi,

I am flying ORY->BCN & BCN->LGW on Vueling metal. Both flights have an IB flight number according to my eticket. I take it I should be OK to use the lounges at both airports on my EC card?...
Dec 4, 13, 7:09 am
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Views: 3,519
Posted By sambessey

Sorry I meant in the middle row of seats

Sorry I meant in the middle row of seats
Dec 4, 13, 6:57 am
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Views: 3,519
Posted By sambessey

Given they are the only seats with any additional...

Given they are the only seats with any additional leg room in Economy, the benefit of picking a seat is nullified somewhat if not picking one of those - I basically end up where I am now.
Dec 4, 13, 6:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,519
Posted By sambessey

I can't recall the exact seat I chose on the way...

I can't recall the exact seat I chose on the way out, but it was certainly a bulkhead one (Row 28 I think?) I am in 47G now. I would have paid for an exit row, but there was no option to do this on...
Dec 4, 13, 6:11 am
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Views: 3,519
Posted By sambessey

Moved from bulkhead to middle seat - any point in complaining?

Hi,

I am traveling to BOM tonight in WT. I have just checked in, and (as a silver member), noticed BA have moved me from the bulkhead seat I put myself in when booking, to a crappy seat in the...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 12, 13, 10:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By sambessey

Thanks - Booked!

Thanks - Booked!
Forum: Brazil
Oct 10, 13, 4:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By sambessey

Hilton or Intercontinental in Sao Paulo?

Hello

My wife and I are spending a night in Sao Paulo at the end of our holiday and I am planning to do a reward stay in one of the two hotels:

HILTON SAO PAULO MORUMBI
Intercontintental Sao...
Sep 1, 13, 2:45 pm
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Posted By sambessey

I was massivley delayed on BMI when going from...

I was massivley delayed on BMI when going from riyadh to London just before BMI became part of BA. Hd to ditch an expensive rail journey and pay for an extra day of parking the next day. Can I make a...
Apr 2, 13, 12:11 am
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By sambessey

Reward flight Saver... Is a paid ug possible?

Hi,

As per the title, when on a reward flight saver redemption is it possible to take advantage of paid upgrades at check in (to CE) and do they post full miles and TP? They were on offer at 130...
Apr 2, 13, 12:04 am
Replies: 354
Views: 57,220
Posted By sambessey

Yeah TK is a client of mine so I know their...

Yeah TK is a client of mine so I know their product. Their lounge is immense... I would have gone TK had this not been an Avios redemption flight...
Apr 1, 13, 11:49 pm
Replies: 354
Views: 57,220
Posted By sambessey

Currently sat in IST BA lounge. Lovely view of...

Currently sat in IST BA lounge. Lovely view of the back of an adjacent building, inedible food, and tired furniture. The worst International lounge I have used.
Aug 11, 12, 8:00 pm
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Posted By sambessey

Boa Noite! I am at Rio (GIG) in the AA...

Boa Noite!

I am at Rio (GIG) in the AA lounge waiting to go to LHR. I just got an upgrade with a cheapo WT ticket (So cheap you couldn't even pay to upgrade it) to WTP at check-in. Apparently I...
Jul 11, 12, 10:04 am
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Views: 114,875
Posted By sambessey

I applied for a BD -> BA status match (silver)...

I applied for a BD -> BA status match (silver) almost the day they started offering it... Still nothing :(

Booked LHR- GIG on 31st July, and have emailed/ re-requested status match. Any chance...
Mar 19, 12, 5:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,115
Posted By sambessey

I was in the EY lounge in AUH (flying to LHR) the...

I was in the EY lounge in AUH (flying to LHR) the day the Abu Dhabi GP finished in 2010 and was sat opposite Damon Hill. There were a number of other F1 presenters/ pundits, etc dotted around too :)
Dec 22, 11, 12:53 pm
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Views: 321,035
Posted By sambessey

Hello, Is this offer still valid? If...

Hello,

Is this offer still valid?

If so, please PM me if you want to refer me :)^
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