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Jul 17, 20, 10:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By FTraveler

I've been fortunate at the New Yorker with...

I've been fortunate at the New Yorker with upgrades as well as early check-in. My upgrade rate at the New Yorker is 90% over the past three years (9/10 stays). Earliest check-in 9:00 a.m.. Best...
Jun 25, 10, 4:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,489
Posted By FTraveler

Yes, service is the same as in Y. Seats are...

Yes, service is the same as in Y. Seats are bigger. No special amenities. Lounges are okay, nothing like the Prestige or Morning Calm lounges at ICN. I did enjoy that duty free shopping while...
Jun 18, 10, 9:46 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,378
Posted By FTraveler

Assuming the OP is white, this is probably true....

Assuming the OP is white, this is probably true. I've flown to Japan many times and a lot of westerners order the Japanese meal out of curiosity. When it finally arrives, other than the white rice...
Jun 12, 10, 11:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By FTraveler

Flying out of CDG, planned to take the RER from...

Flying out of CDG, planned to take the RER from Chatelet all the way to CDG. On board, announcement made that the train would go no further than Gare du Nord, as a rail transit strike had commenced...
Jun 5, 10, 12:03 am
Replies: 1,675
Views: 147,273
Posted By FTraveler

Totally agree with this assessment. Nuff said.

Totally agree with this assessment. Nuff said.
May 31, 10, 12:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By FTraveler

The HNL SkyClub is staffed exclusively by former...

The HNL SkyClub is staffed exclusively by former NW WC staff members. They should be knowledgeable about the rules. Better yet, bring back the former DL SkyClub staff who knew how to apply the rules...
Forum: Hawaii
May 23, 10, 1:13 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,546
Posted By FTraveler

At La Mer, about $300 for a good dinner and a...

At La Mer, about $300 for a good dinner and a couple of decent glasses of wine, not including gratuity of course.
Forum: Las Vegas
Apr 15, 10, 1:05 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,406
Posted By FTraveler

I agree. They are hurting, and hurting real bad....

I agree. They are hurting, and hurting real bad. Some, perhaps most, of the hotels have closed off several floors due to low occupancy and reduced restaurant operating hours. They are betting that...
Forum: Las Vegas
Apr 11, 10, 11:44 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 8,470
Posted By FTraveler

What type of compensation were you looking for...

What type of compensation were you looking for exactly? A comped high roller suite and $5,000 cash? I mean, really. A new room and $150 credit is more than adequate.

The housekeeping staff member...
Forum: Japan
Apr 4, 10, 7:58 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 63,137
Posted By FTraveler

With regard to services, and I am strictly...

With regard to services, and I am strictly speaking about customs related to the Jodo-Shu sect of Buddhism here in Hawaii, there are services held on the 7th day, 25th day, 49th day, 100th day and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 1, 10, 9:42 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,692
Posted By FTraveler

Why is it amazing? I've done it more on...

Why is it amazing? I've done it more on international longhauls - UA/DL/NW as well as BA/VS/AF/LH/SQ/JL/NH andKE. On Asian carriers, the F/As are somewhat taken aback initially, embarassed and...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 31, 10, 7:56 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,692
Posted By FTraveler

On long trips, I bring about a dozen small boxes...

On long trips, I bring about a dozen small boxes of macadamia nut chocolates from Hawaii. If I get good service from a F/A or hotel front desk clerk, I'll give them away. I always leave a box for...
Mar 25, 10, 5:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By FTraveler

Flew SLC-HNL in F a month ago and LAX-HNL two...

Flew SLC-HNL in F a month ago and LAX-HNL two weeks ago. Both legs with DL eqpt. The big pillows and blankets are definitely an improvement.
Jan 30, 10, 10:43 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,499
Posted By FTraveler

Transiting NRT, you will have to clear a security...

Transiting NRT, you will have to clear a security checkpoiint and the bottle will be confiscated. The only duty-free liquor allowed on carry-ons departing from NRT are those purchased at NRT.
Jan 28, 10, 8:35 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,602
Posted By FTraveler

I would agree. There is much to see and...

I would agree. There is much to see and experience in Hong Kong. Although Macau does have its history, casino gambling dominates everything.
Oct 6, 09, 12:21 pm
Replies: 248
Views: 52,217
Posted By FTraveler

That is really absurd. If one can gain access to...

That is really absurd. If one can gain access to the NRT lounge based on SkyClub membership, I don't understand the rationale for denying access to a SkyClub one-day pass holder.
Sep 21, 09, 12:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By FTraveler

Last two flights SLC-HNL, July and this month,...

Last two flights SLC-HNL, July and this month, they served the mai-tais in F.
Sep 8, 09, 10:36 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,697
Posted By FTraveler

Adding to the above attractions, I also enjoyed...

Adding to the above attractions, I also enjoyed the Imperial War Museum, Natural History Museum, Albert and Victoria Museum, and the Bank of England Museum. As you can see, I love museums. The best,...
Aug 27, 09, 11:43 am
Replies: 2,705
Views: 312,641
Posted By FTraveler

As a PM on a B fare, I would say that your...

As a PM on a B fare, I would say that your chances of using your PMU to upgrade are pretty good. There are 13 unassigned seats in BE at present (yes, I know, the seat map are not a reliable...
Forum: Hawaii
Aug 18, 09, 11:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 20,728
Posted By FTraveler

Citrus fruit growers in California and Florida...

Citrus fruit growers in California and Florida are afraid of the potential for crop damage from the mediterranean fruit fly which can be found throughout Hawaii. The USDA, not the State of Hawaii,...
Aug 3, 09, 12:02 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,353
Posted By FTraveler

Nowadays, every airline has its pluses and...

Nowadays, every airline has its pluses and minuses in terms of frequency, equipment, upgrades, mileage accrual, awards, alliances. If you are based out of DTW and are confident that AA/UA will work...
Aug 1, 09, 1:56 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,967
Posted By FTraveler

Mai-Tais with the customary umbrella sticks...

Mai-Tais with the customary umbrella sticks w/pineapple and cherries on a recent SLC-HNL flight in F. Full pre-flight beverage service as well.
Jul 29, 09, 1:28 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,735
Posted By FTraveler

Wow. I've flown KE countless times transpac in...

Wow. I've flown KE countless times transpac in Prestige class, with my wife and daughter as well as by myself and all of us have received stellar service. Drink refills, extra rolls, the whole 9...
Jul 12, 09, 12:44 am
Replies: 204
Views: 30,869
Posted By FTraveler

SLC-HNL, broken IFE throughout the F cabin,...

SLC-HNL, broken IFE throughout the F cabin, e-mailed DL and the three of us each received a $150 travel voucher.
Jun 26, 09, 3:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By FTraveler

Same here. 764 to 763. Never saw a 757 on this...

Same here. 764 to 763. Never saw a 757 on this route. The redeye snack has certainly gone downhill. I remember having soup, a crabmeat salad, a roast beef sandwich and cheescake on this route many,...
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