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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2019, 08:03:24 PM »
Why do people keep saying UPS method is not real?

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2019, 08:16:48 PM »
Got a free flight because I was bumped.  Then got a voucher for another free flight because they made a mistake on that flight.  Then got a voucher for another free flight because they made a mistake on that flight.  Then got a voucher for another free flight because they made a mistake on that flight.  And that's how I kept flying the same airline I hated again and again.
Sounds like delta to me
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #32 on: April 14, 2019, 08:19:55 PM »
Why do people keep saying UPS method is not real?
Maybe because the more people that know about it, the faster it'll die.

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #33 on: April 14, 2019, 08:23:29 PM »
Sounds like delta to me
I doubt it, DAL is not that bad, though they are good in handing vouchers.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #34 on: April 14, 2019, 10:35:22 PM »
An actual travel hack - back when I had a jail broken iPhone, I also had an app that allowed me to manipulate the backend of any app. I had fake Delta, American, and JetBlue status. Never had the guts to use it but my brother used the JetBlue and Delta status to skip lines and IIRC used it to get into a lounge.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #35 on: April 14, 2019, 10:38:23 PM »
I had a JetBlue direct flight canceled. They automatically rebooked me with a stopover in Boston. I switched my flight to a later flight with a stop in Florida. And when I landed in Florida I convinced them to let me stay the weekend in Florida. ( flight was Thursday night, instead of continuing to my final destination I took a Saturday night flight)

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #36 on: April 14, 2019, 11:19:36 PM »
Wow 50 seconds to receive a PM. I didn't share spafinder with my closest freinds and you think I will talk about this with anybody?!?
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #37 on: April 14, 2019, 11:43:32 PM »
let's please differentiate between clearly unethical/stealing (using fake status to go into lounge aka stealing food), faking spraining angle to get a better seat (unethical/stealing) and 'travel hack'.


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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #38 on: April 15, 2019, 12:26:24 AM »
let's please differentiate between clearly unethical/stealing (using fake status to go into lounge aka stealing food), faking spraining angle to get a better seat (unethical/stealing) and 'travel hack'.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #39 on: April 15, 2019, 09:21:56 AM »


let's please differentiate between clearly unethical/stealing faking spraining angle to get a better seat (unethical/stealing) and 'travel hack'.



I had a sprained ankle. Not the type that needed a whe we l chair though.

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #40 on: April 15, 2019, 09:31:33 AM »
Most people I see coming to the airport and requesting a wheelchair walked right in on their own 2 feet. Many airports are big and can be of a hassle to walk thru even for the average person.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2019, 12:15:19 PM »
That time when I flashed my global entry card at an airport worker in KBP and he took me from the check in area almost to my gate...Skipping all the long lines.
Best use of an expired global entry card.
@Saver2000 can back this up  ;)
Reminds me of the bochrim that flashed their Social Security card at the Israel Lebanon border and identified themselves as "United States Social Security" to cross the border.
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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #42 on: April 15, 2019, 01:38:06 PM »
Most people I see coming to the airport and requesting a wheelchair walked right in on their own 2 feet. Many airports are big and can be of a hassle to walk thru even for the average person.

many people who use the wheelchair can walk fine just not long distances - not everyone who needs a wheelchair is a parapalegic.

You can have a 70 year old who just cant stand for long periods of time.

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Same with people in disabeld parking....they make look like they can walk fine...just cant walk long distances

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Re: What Is The Greatest Travel Hack You Did?
« Reply #44 on: April 15, 2019, 05:05:07 PM »
Reminds me of the bochrim that flashed their Social Security card at the Israel Lebanon border and identified themselves as "United States Social Security" to cross the border.

Can you tell us that story??