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  • mkcol74
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    @mario, if you live in the vicinity of Heathrow or indeed are in London before your flight, I would go out to the airport and go straight to the F check in at T5 and find a manager to speak to. The staff there can be very helpful and I think its worth a try.

    Whilst we all know seat reservations are subject to change, but in this case, for you, it is a one and only chance.

    I would be surprised if you get anywhere by mail though..

    Please let us know

    Something else to do which helps you retain seat flexibility is to check-in online/in app but *DO NOT* print off/download your boarding pass. Then at the airport speak to a human or use a machine to see if you can move further forward. I presume you had to pay to reserve as you’ve not mentioned status. Do ensure you get that fee refunded.

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    mkcol74
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    Interesting suggestions above.

    Have you tried Jet Lovers Flight Club yet?

    Using social media check-ins they will automate some of the process which does make it easier. Then you can select your flight from the list which pre-populates the aircraft reg & you can also define purpose of the trip eg: leisure, business, crew, what cabin type you flew in & even input your seat number.

    It then can give you interesting stats eg: most popular airport used, cabin type, longest route etc. They also have a good glove visualisation of your travels. Their site works well on a computer as well as being mobile friendly. I’ve not spotted an app yet.


    mkcol74
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    AvisBA bookings give you a free extra driver… may have some value depending on your circumstances.

    ……………………… I believe that I also get this benefit with my “Avis Preferred”, but I have never asked because my other half refuses to drive overseas.

    You have to be Avis Preferred Plus to get the free extra driver.

    in reply to: BA and Avis

    mkcol74
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    @Henryp….the act of rape, in the U.K., does not not now require penetration, for both males and females.

    I am passing through AMS in a few days, with more time to spare, so will progress my complaint. Hopefully the previous manager will have logged my complaint details, however disinterested she was!

    Sorry to cause you probs Tom….

    When did the definition of rape in the UK change?
    AFAIK you have to be involuntarily penetrated by a penis. If it’s an object/finger then it’s assault by penetration.

    What @openfly has experienced (in UK law) is sexual assault.

    It would be interesting to learn if Netherlands has differing crime classifications.


    mkcol74
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    Without a specific check of the 767 (despite having flown G-BZHB yesterday from ARN) seat plan I’m guessing that Club Europe load has gone up, so the curtain has been moved aft.


    mkcol74
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    I did get one of those but I think at the time it didn’t work with Android so I’ve got it at the back of a drawer somewhere.I will look at it again.

    Definitely work with Android @tom-otley although you can’t link an AMEX to them.

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    mkcol74
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    Amazed there wasn’t a mention of Curve

    You link your existing (points or cashback earning) card to it. Use it overseas, get charged in the local currency to the Curve card which then bills your UK card in Sterling.

    There are plenty of other benefits but I’ll let you explore them yourself. And I won’t even post my referral link!

    in reply to: Travel Credit Cards

    mkcol74
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    I flew Norwegian from LAX to CDG a couple years ago in premium. I had access to the One World Lounge and it is quite a large place with lots of cold and warm foods, beverages – you can make your own smoothie – and even Australian Sunday newspapers/magazines.

    How on earth did you have access to the Oneworld lounge in LA when you weren’t flying Oneworld?


    mkcol74
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    Seems like Virgin Atlantic are having some relative bargains in Upper to the US & Canada (some connections on Delta & WestJet) as referenced in this Head for Points post.


    mkcol74
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    I tweeted LHR to ask if any airlines offer this. They did not respond, which is unusual for them as they frequently respond to other random guff I tweet them.


    mkcol74
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    @amcwhirter A veritable Catch-22! Love it.


    mkcol74
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    How about this excellent 2-4-1 First and Business deals from the UK, from £999, with Lufthansa and SWISS? which I’ve seen reported on a few sites including Head for Points & Jack’s Flight Club.

    Or if you have plenty of flexibility (and are fine with long haul economy) then you could try this “Get cheap one-way long-haul Economy flights with Lufthansa’s AnyWay Travel Pass promotion” instead.


    mkcol74
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    You shot yourself in the foot there. If you’d just kept the card while it transferred into their new product the Horizon card you’d have got a pro-rata refund of the annual fee plus as it was a black card an extra £55 for keeping it through the change period to the new Horizon card – basically free money.
    Plus the new Horizon card has pretty good perks inc 0.5% cashback on all purchases & fee free use overseas.

    I guess you don’t read Head for Points blog.


    mkcol74
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    mkcol74
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    From some of your responses it seems you’re thinking Olivia Colman is from the Love Island or Big Brother genre. Nothing could be further from the truth as a quick search would have shown.

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