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Aug
26
comment How/where to buy mixed-class tickets for a flight?
If it's all within one alliance, the phone sales team of any of the airlines you fly with should be able to sell you it, they're normally used to handling special cases. Travel Agencies exist all over, though in some bits of the world they're in more obvious places than others. Some you'd need to go there in person, some are happy to work on the phone, occasionally some will work by email - that can be very convenient!
Aug
26
answered Refundable Flight Ticket in Malaysia Airlines?
Aug
26
comment Can you book hotels on a prepaid credit card worldwide?
@verve Not all hotels will, but some do accept a (fairly large) amount of cash as a deposit if you don't have a credit card. The only time I paid close attention, the guy checking in next to me was staying 2 nights, and was asked to pay for those two nights in cash up front, and leave just over another two nights worth of cash as a deposit. It was all counted out twice, he got a receipt, and presumably got it back at checkout less dinners / drinks / minibar / etc costs he charged to the room
Aug
25
comment How do I print a boarding pass from the Spirit Airlines website?
Did you complete the online checkin process? Normally it give you the "print boarding pass" option at the very end
Aug
25
comment What are my options to get to Bar Harbor, Maine from Moncton, New Brunswick?
As in you don't have a car but wouldn't mind hiring one if it worked out? Or that you want to take public transport? Or public transport + flights? Something else?
Aug
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Aug
25
answered How/where to buy mixed-class tickets for a flight?
Aug
25
revised Flying from US. Do I need to recheck my bags at Heathrow for a UK domestic flight?
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Aug
25
comment Flying from US. Do I need to recheck my bags at Heathrow for a UK domestic flight?
@Malvolio Security != Immigration != Customs, they're all different. On a US -> UK domestic, you'd have to go through Immigration (can be long queues for non-EU, generally helpful) and Security (can be long queues, often deliberately slow and useless), but not customs (who you almost never see or interact with, but who sometimes spring out from their hidden office and stop someone they want a chat with)
Aug
24
comment Flying from US. Do I need to recheck my bags at Heathrow for a UK domestic flight?
US != UK. Arriving in the USA and transferring to a US domestic flight, you must collect bags, clear customs and re-check. Arriving in the UK the main thing they care about is immigration. As stated in the answer, they'll clear immigration in London at their departure terminal if connecting. If you've nothing to declare, and you don't look dodgy, customs is something you walk through without stopping, unlike in America!
Aug
24
answered Flying from US. Do I need to recheck my bags at Heathrow for a UK domestic flight?
Aug
24
revised How safe is Addis Ababa?
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Aug
23
asked Why isn't it safe to swim on Goa's beaches in the “off season” (June-September)
Aug
23
comment Schenge Visa rejection twice - appeal process?
Is getting someone to translate your appeal letter into French an option? And did you include enough evidence of ties to India to reassure the French that you really would leave at the end of your trip?
Aug
23
comment How much is a boat trip from Venezuela to Trinidad?
Do you have a source for these lower prices? It would be good to confirm it one way or the other!
Aug
22
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there room for a rollaboard in a CRJ-200 overhead bin?
Aug
22
comment Is it possible to downgrade a business/first class flight to economy without the ticket purchaser knowing?
@JoeBlow You really ought to eat in first if you can, food can be amazing. See this blog post for an example of what the food can be like, if you find yourself there. (BA's isn't quite as good, but isn't bad)
Aug
22
comment Is it possible to downgrade a business/first class flight to economy without the ticket purchaser knowing?
Non-refundable non-changable first class tickets do exist on some airlines!
Aug
22
reviewed Reopen Can I use my birth certificate as identification on a bus in Texas?
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reviewed Looks OK Is it possible to downgrade a business/first class flight to economy without the ticket purchaser knowing?