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Jan 13, 19, 10:20 pm
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Posted By HomelessScientist

This hasn't been true in a long time. Germany is...

This hasn't been true in a long time. Germany is in the Schengen area, as are all of its neighbors. You can't stay in the Schengen area for more than 90 days out of any 180 day period without a...
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Views: 2,093
Posted By HomelessScientist

Unfortunately, that means that the bank account...

Unfortunately, that means that the bank account number is all the information that is needed to produce a fake check. In Europe, having someone's account number lets you send them money. In the US,...
Oct 17, 18, 10:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By HomelessScientist

Southwest publishes much lower rates than the...

Southwest publishes much lower rates than the numbers it sounds like you've been quoted by Delta:
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Nov 14, 17, 10:57 pm
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Views: 119,556
Posted By HomelessScientist

So, I have to admit that I was a fan of the King...

So, I have to admit that I was a fan of the King Soopers deli burritos. Man of simple tastes, I know. I'm just now learning that they were produced by (a subsidiary of) United Airlines after...
May 30, 17, 9:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,156
Posted By HomelessScientist

Lightbulb This is incorrect -- I suggest reading ...

This is incorrect -- I suggest reading
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-regs/perdiemfaq&a.prn.pdf
Nov 27, 16, 1:12 am
Replies: 194
Views: 33,421
Posted By HomelessScientist

If you're in a business where the cost would be...

If you're in a business where the cost would be billed to a government grant, then this could have an even larger impact. Unused tickets can't be charged to the grant, whereas change fees can, as...
Sep 29, 16, 10:17 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 9,002
Posted By HomelessScientist

I teach science classes at a small university. ...

I teach science classes at a small university. There is a lot of pedagogical research that shows that "teaching by telling" has very little effect, certainly for the kinds of classes that I teach,...
Aug 13, 16, 8:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 16,809
Posted By HomelessScientist

Electric toothbrush lost/confiscated from checked bag

I was traveling yesterday (Southwest, MDW-DEN) with some scientific equipment in my checked bag -- nothing hazardous, but possibly "interesting" on the x-ray. As I sort of expected, there was a TSA...
Apr 27, 16, 11:00 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,758
Posted By HomelessScientist

I remember being in a similar situation on WN a...

I remember being in a similar situation on WN a long time ago..their solution was to add an unscheduled fuel stop at an uncongested airport enroute (Kansas City, I think).
Mar 1, 16, 11:02 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,310
Posted By HomelessScientist

When I was itinerant for a year recently, I...

When I was itinerant for a year recently, I changed my address to a UPS Store with both USBank and Citibank. Neither of those banks had a problem with it, and that address did show up on my credit...
Jan 18, 16, 10:14 pm
Replies: 531
Views: 253,150
Posted By HomelessScientist

I'll send you the citation number from my next...

I'll send you the citation number from my next parking ticket and you can try. :)
Jan 18, 16, 9:18 pm
Replies: 531
Views: 253,150
Posted By HomelessScientist

I just paid my property taxes on a new Citi...

I just paid my property taxes on a new Citi AAdvantage card and took care of most of the $3k minimum spending for the bonus miles.

Quoting the city's page on tax payments: "Denver Mayor Michael B....
Jan 17, 16, 7:34 pm
Replies: 2,736
Views: 1,827,709
Posted By HomelessScientist

I just received a personal Citi/AAdvantage...

I just received a personal Citi/AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard a few days ago, and the information in this thread prompted me to look carefully at the letter that came with the card. It...
Dec 23, 15, 9:38 am
Replies: 583
Views: 18,779
Posted By HomelessScientist

same-day change to overnight flight

I have a reservation on an early-morning AA flight tomorrow, Dec. 24, at about 7:00 a.m. If I look at my same-day flight change options, the only one shown is an overnight flight departing after...
May 14, 15, 9:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,928
Posted By HomelessScientist

Great - thanks. It sounds like the normal...

Great - thanks. It sounds like the normal international travel strategy of checking in online at T-24h and aiming to be at the airport at T-2h will work in this case.
May 14, 15, 8:25 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,928
Posted By HomelessScientist

BA baggage check-in deadline in Denver

Hi, everyone. I have just bought a transatlantic ticket departing from Denver on BA (ticketed by AA on their codeshare flight number). I've flown on BA once, twenty years ago, but I imagine things...
Jul 9, 14, 2:50 am
Replies: 362
Views: 48,391
Posted By HomelessScientist

This question has been asked a few times in this...

This question has been asked a few times in this thread, including by me a few pages ago, and it never seems to get an answer.

For what it's worth, another airline, Delta, has posted an advisory...
Jul 8, 14, 4:21 am
Replies: 362
Views: 48,391
Posted By HomelessScientist

A question that I have seen asked several times,...

A question that I have seen asked several times, but for which I have not seen a clear answer, is...what about electronic devices that do not contain a battery and are not designed to contain a...
Forum: Canada
Aug 14, 13, 8:00 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By HomelessScientist

Hi, folks: I was just able to change my...

Hi, folks: I was just able to change my reservation to get rid of the 8-hour layover at YYZ, so my question is no longer relevant to me. (I'm still slightly curious what the answer would have been..)
Forum: Canada
Aug 13, 13, 7:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By HomelessScientist

I hope that it's OK for me to revive this thread....

I hope that it's OK for me to revive this thread. I seem to have ended up in the same situation, with an eight-hour layover at YYZ on a Europe-to-USA connection in mid-September. I would like to...
Jun 2, 13, 12:01 pm
Replies: 2,818
Views: 752,277
Posted By HomelessScientist

To answer my own question -- the good people at...

To answer my own question -- the good people at @DeltaAssist on Twitter agreed that the connection wasn't right and moved us to the earlier flight.
May 18, 13, 11:04 pm
Replies: 2,818
Views: 752,277
Posted By HomelessScientist

I'm booked in a few weeks on DEN-ATL-ZRH with a...

I'm booked in a few weeks on DEN-ATL-ZRH with a 41 minute connection in ATL. They are still selling the connection that I'm on: DL 1316 departs Denver at noon and arrives in Atlanta at 4:49 p.m.; DL...
Oct 13, 10, 12:05 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,462
Posted By HomelessScientist

Sigh. Didn't R class used to be reserved for...

Sigh. Didn't R class used to be reserved for Concorde?
Aug 31, 10, 8:53 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 29,217
Posted By HomelessScientist

Good luck to you. You might want to consider...

Good luck to you. You might want to consider trying to move abroad. No one in the USA knows or cares about British A-level examination scores.
Mar 27, 10, 9:17 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,729
Posted By HomelessScientist

We'll look forward to hearing about BA's North...

We'll look forward to hearing about BA's North American hub in St. Pierre et Miquelon.
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