Author Topic: Should I Change My Itinerary?  (Read 8799 times)

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2016, 02:28:30 PM »
So background of this is that I was perfectly content to keep as is and AJK insists that the only crazy decision here would be to fly UA when LH is an option and when I'm not flying with DW and kids to inconvenience.

First I said he's nuts and wrote it off, but it just kept nagging at me despite its ridiculousness...

Can't do EK/SQ as this is after the 3rd stopover already=No refunds :)
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2016, 02:32:22 PM »
So background of this is that I was perfectly content to keep as is and AJK insists...
No surprise where that trip down the rabbit hole came from!

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2016, 02:36:57 PM »
EK isn't available. SQ leaves too early from what I recall.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2016, 02:40:06 PM »
EK isn't available. SQ leaves too early from what I recall.

Always leaves 820am from FRA to JFK.
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2016, 02:50:51 PM »
Always leaves 820am from FRA to JFK.
840am also.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #35 on: March 14, 2016, 03:04:02 PM »
IMO not worth it in this case.
There will be other instances.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #36 on: March 14, 2016, 03:05:11 PM »
840am also.

Really? Checking Flightaware and SQ they seem to be always scheduled for 820.
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #38 on: March 14, 2016, 04:21:32 PM »
 Just change it already.
You know that's what you want, so just do it and enjoy Paris and your trip home.   :P

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #39 on: March 14, 2016, 05:16:14 PM »
This ^

You think 50K is a premium? When again will you have the opportunity to fly solo? Right now, it's costing you 50K, which, last I checked, is less than 200K (50K x4).

To me, the fact that you haven't already switched calls into your question your sustained ability to run this site.

1) Flying solo (means don't have to bother wife and kids, nor having to pay for them);
2) Flying new LH F (which you have not done... comparing old to new is like comparing UA J to LH F)
3) FCT + Porsche
4) The "Hobby" is becoming less and less attractive. In a year or two, your 50K will be worth half that.

So you don't sleep another hour in a bed. In a year, let alone ten, will you remember the extra hour of sleep, UA J, and saving 50K, or will you remember the nose of the 748 in LH F with a Porsche to the plane after sipping some top-shelf whiskey?

That's what I thought.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2016, 05:19:31 PM by AJK »
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #40 on: March 14, 2016, 05:19:42 PM »
good to see that most are not as crazy as AJK.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #41 on: March 14, 2016, 05:20:43 PM »
How tired are you? :)

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Ding ding ding. I seriously question (among other things) his ability to travel at all if this remains a question.
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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #42 on: March 14, 2016, 05:21:51 PM »
good to see that most are not as crazy as AJK.

As posted on DDMS:

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Vote currently stands at 2/3 in favor of United itin.

. . .

Id wager that north of 80% of those people have never flown an F product, let alone LH F.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #43 on: March 14, 2016, 05:28:10 PM »
This ^

You think 50K is a premium? When again will you have the opportunity to fly solo? Right now, it's costing you 50K, which, last I checked, is less than 200K (50K x4).

To me, the fact that you haven't already switched calls into your question your sustained ability to run this site.

1) Flying solo (means don't have to bother wife and kids, nor having to pay for them);
2) Flying new LH F (which you have not done... comparing old to new is like comparing UA J to LH F)
3) FCT + Porsche
4) The "Hobby" is becoming less and less attractive. In a year or two, your 50K will be worth half that.

So you don't sleep another hour in a bed. In a year, let alone ten, will you remember the extra hour of sleep, UA J, and saving 50K, or will you remember the nose of the 748 in LH F with a Porsche to the plane after sipping some top-shelf whiskey?

That's what I thought.
Now that you put it this way I kinda agree with you.

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Re: Should I Change My Itinerary?
« Reply #44 on: March 14, 2016, 05:33:00 PM »
Flip a coin.  You'll know when it's in the air what you really want.  But I suspect we all know the answer...