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Meal Question JFK-KEF

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:15:15 GMT

It's been awhile since I've taken an international flight. Just booked JFK-KEF for November (9:15pm-7:40am) and the main cabin meal is listed as breakfast. Based on the takeoff time, I would have expected dinner, does this mean they wait until...

Is it possible to call bank/CC company to ask what my closed card was?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:01:22 GMT

So, I have decided (rather late sadly) that I need to track the cards I have had to start better churning activities. The problem is I have been doing this for 5-7 years now and not really been proactive about it. I have gone through my credit...

Flight CX 888 HKG-JFk, with layover in YVR?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:42:18 GMT

Hello, newbie here, I just booked an award flight on Cathay using MP miles. I initially booked it on the phone through AS from HND-HKG-JFK, but when I looked online I saw that there's an hour and a half layover in YVR, that I was not told about. ...

Best calendar for joint Apple/Android family?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:38:57 GMT

About 2 updates ago the calendar on both my iPhone and Apple laptop began mysteriously deleting events. Long story short, it ain't just me, the Apple message boards have hundreds of posts about the problem. I've tried all the work arounds suggested...

Hyatt + Amex Fine hotel and resorts

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:23:29 GMT

Hi- If I'm a globalist and booking through Amex' FHR program, I know I get stay credit etc. but do I get the benefit of Globalist waived resort fees?

Is ByteFence Anti-Malware friend or foe?

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:18:34 GMT

My desktop keeps on popping up with this warning screen: ACTION REQUIRED! ByteFence Anti-Malware has detected an active risk. DETECTION NAME: Trojan.Floxif RISK: Medium RECOMMENDED ACTION: Remove or ignore (for me to select) followed by

LA Times: Even after a brutal hurricane season, airlines are doing just fine

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:37:43 GMT

Only days after monster storm Irma made landfall in Florida, canceling and delaying thousands of flights, the head of the world’s largest airline appeared unfazed, voicing glowing optimism about the future of air carriers. Speaking at an industry...

Best Way To Accrue Elite Qualifying Dollars

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:34:20 GMT

Hi, I'm doing a status challenge with AA, and while I've passed the mile requirements for Platinum and then some, I'm still maybe $700 short on the dollar spend requirement. Is there a better way for me to accrue another couple hundred dollars...

24hrs Cancellation and AA Upgrade

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:09:46 GMT

I'm looking to make a booking from SFO to GRU via the Citi Travel portal, mainly in hope of increased EQDs as a special fare, but have 2 x questions: 1. Does Citi offer 24hr free cancellation policy? 2. Will I be able to upgrade the booking with...

SFO/IAH Disappearing 787's

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:05:13 GMT

Ok, FT'ers with the inside scoop: I just booked one of my usual runs RT IAH/SFO and noticed no more 787's with lie-flat seating in F/BF. Can anyone explain what is going on and why? Very sad. :(

EU delay compensation with Turkish

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:56:33 GMT

I recently flew from Birmingham, UK to Ercan, North Cyprus via Istanbul on a single ticket. The flight from Birmingham took off roughly 15 minutes late, and on landing the plane taxied for around 20 minutes and the subsequent bus to the terminal was...

VISA needed for KLM flights through KUL and AUH?

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:52:07 GMT

I think the answer is "no" but wanted to check and see if I would need any special visas for my stop overs on KLM flights to and from SYD that would stop in KUL (4 hours) and AUH (2 hours) respectively. I'm a U.S. citizen with a U.S. passport and I...

Sulawesi - Gorontalo to Togian Islands, charter boat

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:44:58 GMT

Headed to the Togian islands in Sulawesi next month and would like to leave from Gorontalo. There's a lot of info out there about the ferry, but it only goes twice a week, and i'm going to miss it. It looks like charter boats should be readily...

Uber / Lyft pickup at BUF airport

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:32:59 GMT

One of the airport website says "If you have arranged for a pickup with a rideshare company (i.e. Uber or Lyft) exit terminal doors closest to carousel 1 in the baggage claim area and follow signs to the designated pick up spots in the hotel shuttle...

Mileage/status run opportunity out of San Juan

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 22:31:04 GMT

For what it's worth, Delta says airfares are being capped to/from San Juan, which could create a very affordable mileage/status run opportunity if you were so inclined. Of course, you'll have to do a quick-turn because just about nothing is...