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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8220 on: September 12, 2017, 12:18:04 PM »
is there a thread to get help from an IT?

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8223 on: September 12, 2017, 03:00:21 PM »
Hi all,

I'm new to the boards and am not sure where this question should be posted... So trying my luck here. I'd appreciate if someone can point me in the right direction.

My question is as follows (sorry in advance if this is long-there's a lot of little details involved): I am iyh flying to Israel for Succos. I'm flying Aeroflot with a stop-over in Moscow, and going from there to Ben Gurion. My husband and I booked our tickets using points through Chase, but we accidentally booked my ticket under my married name, realizing afterwards that my passport is still under my maiden name. I immediately called Chase and spoke to a customer service supervisor, who assured me that he deals with this all the time and all he has to do is email Aeroflot requesting that they change my last name. I was told to email to him a copy of my passport, which I did along with a copy of my marriage license. A week or so passed and I did not hear from Chase, so I reached out to them again. They said it can take up to 5 days for Aeroflot to respond and the day I called was the 5th day, so if they don't hear back from them by the end of the day they'll email them again. I asked if they can call rather than email, or if they can email a higher-up at the airline, but they said the airline will only work through email and they don't have any special pull there.

I then called Aeroflot because I wanted to reserve our kosher meals, and while I had them on the phone asked them about changing the name on my ticket. They said they cannot do anything over the phone, but I can submit a request by the Feedback section of their website. I tried submitting that request multiple times on the website over the course of the next 2 weeks, but when I finally pressed Submit after answering all their questions and uploading all my documents, a message appears informing me that the page is under maintenance...

At this point, I think the best thing for me to do would be to just quickly get another passport with my married name on it. However, after seeing how difficult it is to deal with Aeroflot I am worried that after I go and change my passport they will suddenly notice my requests for a name change and change it right back to my maiden name...Honestly the ideal solution would be if I can have 2 passports, one under my maiden name and one with my married name, so that I'm covered on all ends, but I was told I cannot have 2 valid passports at the same time, and that although I will receive my old passport back together with the new one, the old one will have a hole punched in it to invalidate it.

Has anyone had such an experience, specifically with Aeroflot? What is the best way I can go about this? Should I just change my name on my passport and come to check in with both passports and my marriage license?

Thank you for reading this, looking forward to your input!
I don't have experience with aeroflot, but my wife and I flew AC to Israel last year, and the ticket was in her married name but passport was maiden. We brought the marriage certificate and had no issues. Just last month, we flew Delta, and even with a marriage certificate, we were told you cannot fly. They changed the name on the spot, and we were on out way. They claimed it's a new policy.

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
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Is it just me or does Samsung not include "Israel" purposely?
« Reply #8225 on: September 12, 2017, 04:43:08 PM »
I came across the language page on the Samsung website and for some reason there is not offical page for "Israel" in the "Middle East"
(But have Palestine instead)

Link: http://www.samsung.com/ca_en/smartphones/galaxy-note8/shop/?cid=ca_display_GDN_ProjectGreat_20170910

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Re: Is it just me or does Samsung not include "Israel" purposely?
« Reply #8226 on: September 12, 2017, 05:45:04 PM »
I came across the language page on the Samsung website and for some reason there is not offical page for "Israel" in the "Middle East"
(But have Palestine instead)

Link: http://www.samsung.com/ca_en/smartphones/galaxy-note8/shop/?cid=ca_display_GDN_ProjectGreat_20170910
It's under Europe (same as here)
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Re: Is it just me or does Samsung not include "Israel" purposely?
« Reply #8227 on: September 12, 2017, 11:11:09 PM »
For some weird reason, Israel is displayed on that page and Palestine is omitted whereas the other page Palestine is featured and Israel is also featured (In Hebrew) and in Europe and not middle east?!

I'm still somewhat skeptical. Super interesting though.

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« Reply #8229 on: September 13, 2017, 02:34:45 PM »
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Looking for a credit card with best program to accumulate miles that can be used internationally...low annual fee if any, points for balance transfer, etc.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8232 on: September 13, 2017, 03:57:47 PM »
How do you send a group PM?

abc, xyz, lsm?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8233 on: September 13, 2017, 04:23:04 PM »
How do you send a group PM?

abc, xyz, lsm?
Figured it out. As you add names it just populates them.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8234 on: September 13, 2017, 04:31:02 PM »
Figured it out. As you add names it just populates them.
You must be doing it wrong. I never got it.
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