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Mar 2, 21, 6:49 am
Replies: 165
Views: 218,423
Posted By flying_geek

LAX bags overnight?

In my experience AA handles overnight bags quite differently by airport. Will be flying MIA-LAX-KOA - with staying the night in LAX - arrive LAX 7:10pm and LAX-KOA laves at 8:10am - so 11 hour...
Mar 1, 21, 8:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By flying_geek

They were sold as Y and were selected at time of...

They were sold as Y and were selected at time of reservation. Now that I was reading the messages again - We had full meal service on the evening MIA-LAX flight in J, even got an amenity kit, so...
Feb 27, 21, 1:06 pm
Replies: 644
Views: 74,097
Posted By flying_geek

MIA-LAX (stay overnight) LAX-KOA. - where to test?

Hi all,

We plan to travel MIA-LAX (leave around 4pm, arrive around 7pm) on the 19th of March and then fly LAX-KOA (leave 8am ish arrive 11:30 am or so) the following morning.

What do you guys...
Feb 21, 21, 8:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By flying_geek

I had no problems clearing myself and a companion...

I had no problems clearing myself and a companion at around the 100 mark for 6 flights this year. I had one where there were 3 of us and my wife (who is only gold) did not clear (we had selected the...
Feb 21, 21, 8:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By flying_geek

never had the little one as a lap child, but have...

never had the little one as a lap child, but have done (and still do) plenty swiss flights since awards used to be easy to come by (MIA-ZRH-VIE being my main award route) - Swiss J beats economy but...
Dec 29, 20, 4:59 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

I know we were done with the topic - but I...

I know we were done with the topic - but I decided to post the most recent emails to bring this fully to a conclusion

Dear Mr. flying_geek



thank you very much for your kind message.
...
Dec 28, 20, 4:06 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

Of course I am open to feedback. I still feel how...

Of course I am open to feedback. I still feel how I feel about this - but I truly value the opinions on flyertalk and I don't need to be a data scientist to figure out that "my feeling" is the...
Dec 28, 20, 1:50 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

While seemingly one only has to sign a form that...

While seemingly one only has to sign a form that one is exempt, I never had an issue with providing proof or the hotel asking for it. My displeasure was at the "Please let us know whether we can...
Dec 28, 20, 1:36 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

It's an on airport premises hotel. Both business...

It's an on airport premises hotel. Both business travelers and transit passengers are in the exempt group. It's not exactly a tourist spot.
Dec 28, 20, 9:34 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

well, I usually stay like 90 nights +/- 15 a...

well, I usually stay like 90 nights +/- 15 a year at a Marriott group hotel - I stay at an NH 1-2 nights a year - I'd rather have Marriott suffer less than others during the pandemic so they close...
Dec 28, 20, 8:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

As I stated in my OP, I fully appreciate the...

As I stated in my OP, I fully appreciate the rules and the need to validate eligibility by the hotel. I just really don't like how they ask if they can cancel my reservation. I can see writing this...
Dec 28, 20, 6:54 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

OK - first - thanks for the feedback and it's...

OK - first - thanks for the feedback and it's often useful to get other perspectives to self check ones perception. And maybe "rude" isn't the perfect word here. But they are asking if it is OK with...
Dec 28, 20, 5:56 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,807
Posted By flying_geek

Marriott: "Please let us know whether we can cancel your reservation"

Wow,

Marriott really doesn't want me to stay at one of their properties. I booked a room at the Moxy Airport Hotel in Vienna for the night from the 1st to the 2nd. Austria is currently in...
Dec 27, 20, 4:06 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By flying_geek

BA can just put you on the TP flight and check...

BA can just put you on the TP flight and check the bags through. They do interline. I had BA put me on an OS flight this year when their own flight was cancelled. You might have to call more than...
Dec 24, 20, 4:40 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 4,207
Posted By flying_geek

Maybe 10000 or so, I don’t use the BA program and...

Maybe 10000 or so, I don’t use the BA program and too lazy to figure out from AA right now. I would imagine a normal year I have probably 35-40K miles on BA

BA:
VCE-LHR-MIA
VIE-LHR
MIA-LHR-VIE...
Dec 24, 20, 4:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By flying_geek

I know - I would have gone for BA lifetime if I...

I know - I would have gone for BA lifetime if I knew earlier what I know now.

F lounges when flying J, including First Wing Checkin In when flying J would be examples of why Lifetime Emerald...
Dec 24, 20, 4:12 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 5,235
Posted By flying_geek

Didn’t miss any this year but opted for...

Didn’t miss any this year but opted for downgrades a few times where I preferred an empty row for myself - with the row behind and in front of me empty in Y
Dec 24, 20, 4:07 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,739
Posted By flying_geek

This is a tough one to plan for - and I am too...

This is a tough one to plan for - and I am too old now to start over - but if you are young enough considering lifetime memberships should factor in. I have close to 4 million lifetime miles on AA -...
Dec 22, 20, 3:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By flying_geek

Mine are down. Still personal premium cabin award...

Mine are down. Still personal premium cabin award travel TATL a view times while less CC spend and less business travel. It was a great year for mileage redemption in J or F.
Dec 22, 20, 6:26 am
Replies: 188
Views: 11,369
Posted By flying_geek

19th MIA-LHR - 20th LHR-VIE with family - lucky...

19th MIA-LHR - 20th LHR-VIE with family - lucky to have made it before the UK went into isolation.
Dec 21, 20, 11:56 am
Replies: 671
Views: 134,980
Posted By flying_geek

Yes, I have not been asked once for anything. At...

Yes, I have not been asked once for anything. At least not in LHR. A BA agent insisted I have to fill in an Italian form at departure from VCE - I asked if I could borrow a pen - they did not have a...
Forum: Europe
Dec 21, 20, 11:48 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,690
Posted By flying_geek

This thread can now only exist if you drop "on...

This thread can now only exist if you drop "on ba" from the title.
Dec 16, 20, 3:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By flying_geek

AA flight number operated by BA - AS miles?

Hi all,

I am sure I could have found that with more searching - so let me apologize for my laziness and asking right here. I am thinking of changing a flight on Friday from AA to AS mileage...
Dec 11, 20, 6:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By flying_geek

T5 lounge access on arrival?

Can you use the BA Business lounge in T5 if you arrive TATL in Club but continue within Europe in Y? Flying with a group big enough to not have enough people to guest everyone into Galleries First
Dec 2, 20, 7:43 pm
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