Could a mistake fare of the magnitude United experienced be considered the equivalent of being diagnosed with, and suffering from, a Stage 2 cancer? Curable, but costly and sure to take a toll on United’s health and well being.
Do you think there is a snowball’s chance in hell that Delta’s dynamic award pricing might actually lead to reduced awards on low-demand routes?
As MartynSinclair so eloquently puts it, “The local ways of life can be seen so much better from 2 feet rather than 4 wheels.” Are you a street walker when you travel?
One of the largely unsung heros who works behind the scenes on BoardingArea, Mark Koschwitz, was married yesterday. Now the question is, where should he and his new bride honeymoon?
The three most popular posts/threads on ThreadTripping this week.
Of all the frequent travel programs to pick on I’m not sure why exactly, but I seem to pick on Hyatt the most. I guess they’re just so darn fun to pick on.
Shortly after the fallout from the recent United mistake fare is sorted, the Department of Transportation will not attempt to parse who is and isn’t acting in bad faith at all and will instead employ a more broad brush approach.
If you want to achieve the closest approximation to what Mark Twain experienced when he visited Kilauea in 1866, you might have to travel to the Congo or Ethiopia. But there are several other active volcanoes also worth exploring.
I have not personally ever taken a guided tour trip, but I know others who have and seem to really enjoy them. Within the online travel communities, however, you don’t come across a whole lot of guided tour trip reports in which the reporter offers effusive praise. But elberko certainly seems to be the exception…
The initial report regarding how United intends to handle the mistake fares that were booked this morning, as reported by Ben Mutzabaugh at USA Today, is that United will NOT be honoring all of the tickets purchased. Notice the emphasized words. FlyerTalkers aren’t quite ready to give up the fight based on this news. Off…