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  • Is Greed Taking Over In Flight?

    The USAir/American merger final details for the flying public are just about completed. Soon, there will be one website, one check-in desk, one set of flight numbers, etc. The fear with this and the past mergers has b...
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    • How much would you spend on luggage?

      I recently purchased a "Rimowa Topas Titanium Aluminum" suitcase. My dad (who is shipping it to me overseas) thinks that no one of sound mind and judgment would pay $1600 for a suitcase. I think it is well worth the m...
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      • Freq Flyers: What happens if you skip the return leg of RT flight?

        For backstory, I had a voucher that was expiring in December and had a rough idea of when/where I'd be flying in July, so I just picked some days and booked a RT.   Now that the time is nearer, I'm thinking I'd ...
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        Freq Flyers: What happens if you skip the return leg of RT flight?

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        • your worst flights?

          What were your worst flights? This question is not limited to being in the plane, but also to delays/mistakes/etc.
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          your worst flights?

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          • Car Rental Companies

            Good morning folks. An issue that arose from my past weekend so wanted to provide a caution to everyone.   First of all, I tend to be a very loyal member to a program whether it is hotels, airlines and car renta...
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            Car Rental Companies

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            • best song/music to listen to when flying

              I am a omnivore when it comes to music, liking everything from Jazz to Death Metal and modern 10's to Classical Baroque; Carrying about 128 GB's of a very big variety of music on my mobile, I noticed I listen to musi...
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              • Vacations By Marriott :-(

                Hum, I have been very disappointed by the performances of "Vacations By Marriott" even if I am a kind of fan, having Vacations club points and half a million points on MRW ... the date of my trip to Zurich (Switzerlan...
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                Vacations By Marriott :-(

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                • Galapagos Fees

                  HEADS UP!!   If you are travelling to the Islands, make sure you have American Dollars (CASH) for both the mainland departure airport and upon arrival on the islands. You have to pay a 'fee' (cash only - I think...
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                  Galapagos Fees

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                  • Canada: Gimli and Kenora

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                    • Holiday Season, what are your plans?

                      With the Christmas (Holiday Season) coming up. I thought I would ask what do most insiders do over this period?   Travel Interstate / Overseas? Spend the time with family locally / interstate / overseas? Work...
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                      Holiday Season, what are your plans?

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                      • how can I maximize; using account points booking hotel rooms

                        I have just quickly looked around to see rooms in cities being offered from 7500 points to 40000 points; since I am planning a vacation in 2017, I am wondering how to maximize using my account points with good choice...
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                        • Honeymoon suggestions for France

                          Hello,   I hope this finds you all well.  My fiancé and I are getting married a year from now and are looking to take a 10-14 day honeymoon to France.  She has hinted that this is where she would ...
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                          Honeymoon suggestions for France

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                          • Carry-on or Checked Luggage? Your experience sought!!!

                            Do you carry your bags on or do you check your luggage?  Are you a purist (always carry on or always check) or does it depend?  If you always or typically carry on, what are your tips for those of us who che...
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                            Carry-on or Checked Luggage? Your experience sought!!!

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                            • Best and worst airports

                              Hi all, As I am sitting here in Schiphol waiting for my connection to Paris, this occurred to me.  I HATE Schiphol!  It is true that the people are nice, there are lots of shops and the airport is one piece...
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                              Best and worst airports

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                              • Don't make this dumb mistake.....

                                Recently, my husband and I were flying home  out of Syracuse, NY and got stuck overnight because our departing plane never arrived due to "weather conditions" in the northeast.  United did not provide any ho...
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                                Don't make this dumb mistake.....

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                                • AA - Up to 60,000 Bonus Miles

                                  AA is having a mileage purchase deal this month, where you can get up to 60,000 bonus miles.  Buy Miles; Gift Miles | American Airlines AAdvantage Program  I normally never would consider purchasing miles un...
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                                  AA - Up to 60,000 Bonus Miles

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                                  • Travel Insurance

                                    Do you buy travel insurance? Have you ever had to use it? I have asked this question before (about a year and a half ago), but want to ask it again.  I buy it for international trips, but not for domestic trips a...
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                                    Travel Insurance

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                                    • Google Flight Tool

                                      I just recently discovered that Google has a handy flight tool for checking airfare from multiple airports (5 max) for both departing and arriving.  I used to spend a lot of time jumping around to various airline...
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                                      Google Flight Tool

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                                      • Reclining seats

                                        Plane diverted after row over reclining seat device - Telegraph   It is not clear whether the courtesy card was used in this case. how would you react?
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                                        Reclining seats

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                                        • Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

                                          BBC News - Airlines cleared for mobile phone use during flights   British Airways, for example, already has a business-class-only flight from London to New York that lets passengers use wi-fi and send texts. But ...
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                                          Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

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