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Forum: Canada
Nov 15, 19, 7:16 am
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By andrewesque

If you are trying to make the trip in one shot...

If you are trying to make the trip in one shot without detours, and the financial difference is not too high, I would just take the train -- the fastest driving routes, either via autoroute 20 or...
Forum: Canada
Nov 14, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By andrewesque

All WestJet -- I apologize I don't have the exact...

All WestJet -- I apologize I don't have the exact numbers (I haven't booked it yet, and will be booking it through the Delta website via codeshare and don't have the numbers on me at the moment) but...
Forum: Canada
Nov 14, 19, 7:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By andrewesque

Canada-US connection at YYZ T3

Hi all, I'm considering a 2-hour Canada-to-USA connection (YQB-YYZ-LGA) through Pearson T3 on a non-holiday Monday in February between 14:30 and 16:30. I will have a checked bag and also have Global...
Nov 12, 19, 11:06 am
Replies: 65
Views: 10,592
Posted By andrewesque

Ah, to answer my own question from the FAQ: ...

Ah, to answer my own question from the FAQ:



So it looks like Plus cardholders will still get the free checked bag on Blue Basic fares. In addition, there's that minor $1 discount on checked...
Nov 12, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 65
Views: 10,592
Posted By andrewesque

Yep, I had noticed this as well -- you get the...

Yep, I had noticed this as well -- you get the same result (where it looks like there is no alternate availability 2 days before and 2 days after, when you get to your search results) when you opt to...
Nov 12, 19, 10:10 am
Replies: 65
Views: 10,592
Posted By andrewesque

I wonder if JetBlue Plus cardholders will get the...

I wonder if JetBlue Plus cardholders will get the 1 free checked bag on Blue Basic fares -- I've never held another airline-specific credit card granting free bags; what has happened with other...
Nov 11, 19, 3:45 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 13,109
Posted By andrewesque

I don't fly for business but have done the New...

I don't fly for business but have done the New York-Los Angeles trip a lot, as I live in NY but my family is in LA. This is just my two cents from my personal situation.

For me, I'm more...
Nov 11, 19, 11:34 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,212
Posted By andrewesque

Glad to be of help! The thought you mentioned...

Glad to be of help! The thought you mentioned occurred to me after I had posted, and I think it's not a bad idea, especially because you're landing so early in the morning on Tuesday and it sounds...
Nov 11, 19, 11:12 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,212
Posted By andrewesque

By my math, you have about 4 days to do the...

By my math, you have about 4 days to do the WWI/WWII tourism. You leave Paris Wednesday morning, then Thu/Fri/Sat, then on Sunday presumably you need to be traveling back to Paris in order to be...
Oct 25, 19, 11:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By andrewesque

The Chinese requirements are (relatively) new,...

The Chinese requirements are (relatively) new, aren't they? Whereas the US has had its API requirements for at least about a decade I think, so it's no surprise IT has worked those in.
Oct 24, 19, 9:47 am
Replies: 33
Views: 7,894
Posted By andrewesque

As someone who always takes mass transit to/from...

As someone who always takes mass transit to/from NYC-area airports (and lives in NYC), I still think that mass transit options at JFK for getting to Manhattan (and other parts of New York) are better...
Oct 22, 19, 1:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By andrewesque

I can second this problem -- I recently priced...

I can second this problem -- I recently priced out a hypothetical JFK-CDG, LHR-JFK multi-leg trip and also couldn't find any way to pick less restrictive booking conditions either. Hoping that others...
Oct 8, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By andrewesque

Thanks all! Off to T2 it is. Just a lowly...

Thanks all! Off to T2 it is. Just a lowly no-status passenger, so no lounge access for me (but hey, I'm headed on vacation so it can't be all bad! ;))
Oct 8, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By andrewesque

DL 92 (JFK-TXL): T2 or T4 at JFK?

Hi all, pardon the super basic question, but I'm on tonight's DL 92 from JFK to Berlin Tegel and in the Delta app and website flight status results, I see it's departing from Terminal 2. No gate...
Oct 1, 19, 8:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By andrewesque

This is a TGV ticket, so the pricing is dynamic...

This is a TGV ticket, so the pricing is dynamic and it is (very remotely) possible that the train could sell out. However, given that Reims is not too far from Paris/CDG the pricing spread is not too...
Sep 27, 19, 8:42 am
Replies: 103
Views: 10,924
Posted By andrewesque

The law (the Official Languages Act) applies only...

The law (the Official Languages Act) applies only to Air Canada. It was a Crown corporation prior to 1988, so it was definitely subject to it then, and when it was privatized in 1988 one of the...
Sep 20, 19, 8:45 am
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By andrewesque

By "leaving the airport" I assume you are asking...

By "leaving the airport" I assume you are asking if you can transfer airside or with a minimum of controls. In this case, regardless of what boarding pass you have there will be a passport control...
Sep 14, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,068
Posted By andrewesque

I think the answer depends quite a bit on how you...

I think the answer depends quite a bit on how you access the airports, i.e. if you take car services/taxis vs. public transit. I take public transit almost exclusively to NYC-area airports and on...
Sep 11, 19, 11:33 am
Replies: 40
Views: 5,972
Posted By andrewesque

Is "this week" this Friday, 13 September? If so,...

Is "this week" this Friday, 13 September? If so, be aware there's a major RATP strike (English (https://www.thelocal.fr/20190911/black-friday-warning-over-strikes-on-paris-metro-and-bus-system),...
Forum: Germany
Sep 9, 19, 7:58 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,987
Posted By andrewesque

If I understand you correctly, yes I think so --...

If I understand you correctly, yes I think so -- the fastest route is probably TXL bus to Hauptbahnhof, then the S-Bahn to Alexanderplatz. I can't imagine the 245 bus is going to be faster than the...
Sep 8, 19, 8:16 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 26,040
Posted By andrewesque

In fact, I don't think there is any US airport...

In fact, I don't think there is any US airport where you can do an international-to-domestic transfer without physically reclaiming checked bags at baggage claim to take them through customs, unless...
Forum: Germany
Sep 8, 19, 9:55 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,987
Posted By andrewesque

Unfortunately I believe this is no longer the...

Unfortunately I believe this is no longer the case. The last stop for the TXL bus is now just past Berlin Hauptbahnhof, and the bus no longer runs to Alexanderplatz.

From the BVG bus schedule...
Aug 19, 19, 11:14 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,511
Posted By andrewesque

No, there are expedited security screening lanes...

No, there are expedited security screening lanes that are separate from expedited US immigration/customs. If you pass through a CATSA Trusted Traveller...
Aug 17, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By andrewesque

Isn't waiting in the transborder area applicable...

Isn't waiting in the transborder area applicable only to the other way around, i.e. international-Canada-USA? On a USA-Canada-international itinerary won't you proceed to the departure areas for all...
Aug 10, 19, 11:47 am
Replies: 43
Views: 8,183
Posted By andrewesque

Wait, really? So, for example, if I purchase a...

Wait, really? So, for example, if I purchase a scarf in France and bring it home to the US (declaring it and paying no duty since it's not an $800+ scarf), and I pack the scarf on another...
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