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No More Uber, Lyft or Taxis at LAX?!
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) flyers should plan for a major shift if they plan on using Uber, Lyft, or Taxis upon landing. The major international gateway will soon force all inbound travelers to board a shuttle to a rideshare-specific parking lot, where they will be able to request their ride. The goal is to reduce vehicle traffic on the airport’s loop.
MASTER THREAD: Executive Lounges Open/Closed on Weekends
BUT it is supposed to be full buffet or off the menu. Send Marriott the name of the hotel and they will fix it (see email i posted below). OR If it is during the day, I have called "Mr Marriott" *800-621-0999) and have them explain to the clerk.
Do you De-Board, De-Plane or Disembark? - FlyerTalk Forums
British Airways | Executive Club - Do you De-Board, De-Plane or Disembark? - Driven almost to the point of a rant by a thread in TravelBuzz which uses the dreadful non-word "de-board" I wonder what people think of these awful words. I thought de-plane was bad enough - but de-board!!! Interestingly enough if
Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates, LIVE from 14
Marriott | Marriott Bonvoy - Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates, LIVE from 14 Sep 2019 - Starting today, all 7,000+ hotels participating in our program will offer three redemption levels for free nights: Off-Peak, Standard or Peak rates. You will begin to see these new rates appear when you search for hotels and
Tags on or Tags off? - FlyerTalk Forums
Women Travelers - Tags on or Tags off? - I just purchased some new undergarmets and I cut off the tags and thought how tacky is looks with cut off tags but leaving long white tags on cute undies is worse. Do you leave your tags on or take them off you clothing?
Tags on or Tags off? - Page 2 - FlyerTalk Forums
Women Travelers - Tags on or Tags off? - Originally Posted by SkiAdcock Hmm, wait - I did cut off the tag on the feather pillows once & then read the type that said punishable by jail How many of us do leave the tags on pillows and mattresses because of that warning? I had my rugs and a chair cleaned last week and
BAEC Luggage Tags: On or Off? - FlyerTalk Forums
British Airways | Executive Club - BAEC Luggage Tags: On or Off? - I've never put the G/S/B luggage tags on my cabin bag but when I was silver and bronze I did feel the odd pang of envy whenever a gold tag trundled by. But it did dawn on me recently that perhaps they are worth putting on hold luggage (on the odd
What constitutes "arrival time" of a flight - FlyerTalk Forums
TravelBuzz - What constitutes arrival time of a flight - A flight is scheduled to arrive at say 10.00. What does that actually mean? - Touchdown time on the runway ? - Come to a stand at the gate ? - Passengers allowed to disembark ? We all know a great deal of time can elapse between each of these stages. There must
Member-Exclusive Event Nov 2019 (gift card/mileage deals
Even if the "sale" was for 50% off instead of 15% off, it wouldn't be worth it. I'd imagine the hotel redemptions in week 3 could have some value, but the gift card redemptions make no sense. If you're sitting on some orphan Radisson points, it might be worth getting rid of them, but that's probably the only reason to take advantage of this
American Airlines Passenger Kicked Out of First Class
Holcomb is represented in his suit by Reginald McKamie, Sr., who, speaking of the action on Tuesday, told KWTX, “Dana was taken off an airplane so a dog could fly first-class cabin.” He added, “What American Airlines is doing is discrimination.
PreCheck vs Sky Priority - FlyerTalk Forums
Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles - PreCheck vs Sky Priority - Sorry if this has been answered before, I couldn't find anything while searching. What is faster PreCheck or SkyPriority? I am leaving Friday morning out of ATL->BOS this is my first time with SkyPriority. Normally the PreCheck lines at Atlanta are hit or miss,
Global Entry vs SENTRI - FlyerTalk Forums
Trusted Travelers - Global Entry vs SENTRI - I'm seeing a lot of discussion about Global Entry compared to NEXUS, but I'm just curious to see if there is any difference between GE and SENTRI. Since SENTRI is still exclusively the domain of CBP there doesn't appear to be any real difference between GE being $25 cheaper
Peak and off peak Awards (General Discussion) - FlyerTalk
Marriott | Marriott Bonvoy - Peak and off peak Awards (General Discussion) - I believe that off peak and peak levels for many , most or all of the hotels some time in December. Two questions: 1. Is it likely that marriot will allow bookings at the peak free level for at least a few days after they announce the new
General list of Codes and Promos (Orbitz, Hotels.com
Hotel Deals - General list of Codes and Promos (Orbitz, Hotels.com, Expedia, TravelZoo, Etc.) - Originally Posted by michael_v Stolen from another board: Orbitz Hotels 20% off Promo code: SPRING20 Take 20% off your next hotel stay with promotion code SPRING20*. This limited-time promo code has NO blackout dates, so you
Walking boot on or off through security? - FlyerTalk Forums
Disability Travel - Walking boot on or off through security? - Will be traveling early next week with a broken ankle in an immobilizing walking boot. I can take the boot off for short periods. I must use either crutches or a wheelchair to get around (although I can manage maybe 10 steps). I don't enjoy the pat down and
Battle Royale: Two Men, One Window Shade, Who Should Win?
I always thought it was a safety rule that they must be in the up position during those two critical times. I definitely recall on recent flights on non-US carriers that this is clearly announced as part of the pre-take off. and landing safety instructions.
Backpack in overhead or under the seatopinions
Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles - Backpack in overhead or under the seatopinions? - Flight attendants lately seem to be more & more forceful when encouraging passengers to place anything that will fit in the seat in front of them there instead of in the bins. I typically travel with a backpack that will barely fit
Check-in - Boarding Passes - Southwest - FlyerTalk Forums
Southwest Airlines | Rapid Rewards - Check-in - Boarding Passes - Southwest - I purchased two tickets on Southwest. I want to check-in 24 hours in advance. Is that something I can do for both of us? Can I print both boarding passes. If I check-in using my phone what do I use for our boarding passes? I have not flown
747: Upper Deck vs. Lower Deck - FlyerTalk Forums
TravelBuzz - 747: Upper Deck vs. Lower Deck - I was just wondering what members thought about flying business class in either deck. Lower decks have larger cabins and more passengers. Upper decks are smaller with less passengers. Do you have a preference? If so, why?
"What Do I Do If I'm Sitting Next to a Fat Person on an
I pay way too much to be uncomfortable and people laying on you and taking their shoes off just to name a few and other things are on my list on top of me trying to fit in the seat. If anything I get business but people going out their way to be rude is a no for me. Bad enough people are rude about everything else. Arm rest.
Bulkhead Vs. Exit Row? - FlyerTalk Forums
US Airways | Dividend Miles (Pre-Consolidation with American Airlines) - Bulkhead Vs. Exit Row? - I am flying US Airways flight 65 (A320) from DCA to SAN on May 25. I have the choice between a bulkhead seat or an exit row seat (both aisle seats). Which one is preferable? Also, does anyone know if the bulkhead seats on
SpringHill Suites Vs Residence Inn - what's so difference
SHS also tend to have a limited service bar off the lobby for evening use. I enjoy that SHS has a more Euro vibe breakfast includes cold cuts allowing me to make ham/ cheese/ spinach sandwich. And bathroom design has toilet and shower at opposite ends of bathroom rather than on top of each other as do many hotel room layouts.
Nov/Dec 2019: Chase Holiday Bonus Miles Promo? - FlyerTalk
This week, we kick off the Awards process by nominating the very best benefit each program offered this year. You'll find a poll stickied in every forum, or you can click here for a list of all the polls. Polls close December 20. VOTE TODAY! Nov/Dec 2019: Chase Holiday Bonus Miles Promo?
Fuel truck hits two parked A Eagle jets at DFW Airport 25
This week, we kick off the Awards process by nominating the very best benefit each program offered this year. You'll find a poll stickied in every forum, or you can click here for a list of all the polls. Polls close December 20. VOTE TODAY! Fuel truck hits two parked A Eagle jets at DFW Airport 25 Nov 2019.
Southwest Cancels Its Senior Discount Program
$500 off a $1200 flight? so 41 per cent discount? that’s a “slight discount”? i don’t know why i bother reading the stories on this site, with its typos, bizarre conclusions despite the earlier facts presented, just all around awful writing. at least the writers are volunteers?
Tags on or Tags off? - Page 3 - FlyerTalk Forums
Women Travelers - Tags on or Tags off? - Originally Posted by wma What is a RFID Label?? I was going to ask the samething I read the site by LALALA and wonder if these are/or the same technology of the chip they are talking about slipping onto your checked luggage to always know where it is in there system-so they
Do Hotels restrict or turn off A/C at night? - FlyerTalk
TravelBuzz - Do Hotels restrict or turn off A/C at night? - Anecdotally, I've noticed on more than one occasion that in-room A/C seems to shut down late at night, even though the thermostat is calling for a lower temperature, and to restart in the morning. I asked the front desk where I am staying today about this and
On or Off: Which is it for Electronic Devices on Aircraft
The thread raised questions, posted right and wrong conclusions and barreled off topic until the moderator shut it off. Sometimes technology can advance faster than scientific understanding. Here’s one fact: When I switch my iPhone to ‘Airplane Mode’ I’m shutting off the GPS (the electronic compass works but I get no GPS reading).
Electronics off or we will need to divert? - FlyerTalk Forums
United Airlines | MileagePlus - Electronics off or we will need to divert? - Ok FT gurus, have a new one for you to help me with. Last night on IAD-RDU, we were in some pretty choppy air for the first 20 minutes of the flight. Then, the captain comes on, and states this: "The ceiling of clouds in raleigh is very
Basic Economy vs Main Cabin vs Comfort - FlyerTalk Forums
Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles - Basic Economy vs Main Cabin vs Comfort - I'm flying to Milan from NYC in February 2019 and found a great deal ($479 r/t) for basic economy with Delta. I am trying to weigh the options or spending more for Main Cabin which allows seat selection and changes (for $300!) or the Comfort seat
Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates, LIVE from 14
Marriott | Marriott Bonvoy - Bonvoy Off-Peak and Peak Redemption Rates, LIVE from 14 Sep 2019 - Originally Posted by bhrubin it doesn't. But since 75+% of Category 5 awards are still 30K or 35K based on most analyses, it isn't quite the problem as some want to pretend. And since most people have one Bonvoy card and one
Upgrade Offer Amex Delta Gold to Amex Delta Platinum
Delta Air Lines | SkyMiles - Upgrade Offer Amex Delta Gold to Amex Delta Platinum - I received a bonus miles upgrade offer from a Delta Gold SkyMiles card to a Platinum Delta SkyMiles card. My question is, since I already paid the annual fee this year, do I receive any credit off the new annual fee for the Platinum?
AA 193 (LAX-HKG) Diverted to HNL 19 Nov 2019 (to merge
This week, we kick off the Awards process by nominating the very best benefit each program offered this year. You'll find a poll stickied in every forum, or you can click here for a list of all the polls. Polls close December 20. VOTE TODAY! AA 193 (LAX-HKG) Diverted to HNL 19 Nov 2019 (to merge)
How I Manage $100,000+ Worth of Manufactured Spending Per
How I Manage $100,000+ Worth of Manufactured Spending Per Month. Ariana Arghandewal. October 6, 2017. Using Walmart Bill Pay to double the number of cards I could unload in a single visit. I used this method to pay off Barclay card balances. It was all fine and dandy until the day after I checked into the Conrad Dubai. The front desk called.
iPhone airplane mode to avoid roaming charges - FlyerTalk
Travel Technology - iPhone airplane mode to avoid roaming charges - Hi all I have decided to use my iPhone like an iPod when I travel to NYC in a weeks time. I plan to make no phone calls or send texts. I would only check and receive emails or use Skype if I have wifi access. But I have a few questions though: If I put
UA taking 777 off international ORD flights in 2020 - Page
United Airlines | MileagePlus - UA taking 777 off international ORD flights in 2020 - Originally Posted by vaguba Chicago premium cabin travelers getting screwed again, it seems. FTFY. With 772s now 10 across in Y, the 787, once the bane of the Y traveler's existence, now is the superior* experience. *as in less
New Premier Qualification Requirements for 2020: Only
United Airlines | MileagePlus - New Premier Qualification Requirements for 2020: Only Spend or Spend + Flight Sectors - Looks like PQP in place of PQD and PQF in place of revised PQS, and PQM no longer be a requirement. Premier 1K = 54 PQF and 18,000 PQP or 24,000 PQP only ！！ https://mileageplusupdates.com
Am I a Jerk for Not Giving My Seats to a Mother and Her
So I sit down in my window seat and she takes her kids and moves up a row, and I figure that’s the last of it, but of course, no one else comes to sit down in my row (the gamble paid off), and so when we finally take off and hit cruising altitude, I push the arm rests up and stretch out across the row and just pass out.
Bumped From a Flight? These Are Your Rights – FlyerTalk
Getting bumped off a flight can be great…if you’re doing it voluntarily. Airlines often offer incentives in hopes of convincing passengers to change their travel plans. I once got a $500 travel voucher and a $15 airport restaurant credit to take a flight two hours later. I, of course
Scary headaches during landing - FlyerTalk Forums
TravelBuzz - Scary headaches during landing - I don't suffer headaches during a flight, during take off or after the flight. But I do suffer the most intense headaches during landing. As the pilot starts to make his descent I first get a feeling of pins up my nose. I start to sneeze followed by the most intense scary
Luggage covers - FlyerTalk Forums
My experience with luggage covers in the US is that if the TSA (or someone out to steal) takes them off to do an inspection, you never see them again. They aren't going to take the time and effort to put them back on. The sad truth is that luggage is now a throw away product for most of us.
Half off British Airways Flights in a New Flash Sale
British Airways announced a flash sale: 50% off Avios, their frequent flyer currency. Alongside this is a sale in economy and premium economy, with a half-price discount on Avios award bookings. But is it a good deal, or is the company trying to pad their bottom line before the end of the year?
Second round of Qantas DSC coming up soon? - FlyerTalk
Qantas | Frequent Flyer - Second round of Qantas DSC coming up soon? - The previous round of DSC, which was on Feb 2019, is for travel valid until 31st of August only. Considering this also last year the DSC was on August again as well, should we expect a secound round of DSC from Qantas coming up sometime this week or
Does sleep or hibernate mode qualify as "off"? - FlyerTalk
Travel Technology - Does sleep or hibernate mode qualify as "off"? - If I boot up my notebook prior to leaving the gate, then put it into sleep or hibernate mode during taxi and takeoff, I can avoid the bootup time when we reach 10,000 feet. Would that comply with the requirement to turn all electronics off
How can I tell if a flight with one stop is a plane change
American Airlines | AAdvantage - How can I tell if a flight with one stop is a plane change? - Im looking at booking FLt 626 from MCO-CLT-PHX. I know the flight number changes to 407, but how can I tell if we have to get off the airplane or if it just continues on to PHX?
Lufthansa Is Going on Strike. Here’s What You Need to Know
Flyers traveling aboard Lufthansa and their subsidiaries should prepare for potential cancellations and delays, as one of their labor unions has called for a strike. The UFO labor union will walk off on Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8, 2019, grounding a planned 1,300 flights.
FlyerTalk Forums - View Profile: YYJMSP
Howdy, FlyerTalker! It's the most wonderful time of the year -- time to vote for your favorite rewards programs in the 9th annual FlyerTalk Awards! This week, we kick off the Awards process by nominating the very best benefit each program offered this year. You'll find a poll stickied in every forum, or you can click here for a list of all the