A Year of Travel 2018 Review

  January 2018 January 2018 begins as it always does, with travel to Florida, bracketed by stops in Kentucky or Tennessee.  This year, I stopped in Nashville on the way south, and Knoxville on the way north. I visited the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton, TN,  Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and the Stones River National Battlefield.  Another... Continue Reading →

Travel Review 2016

2016 was not a great year for travel.  Due to circumstances out of my control, I was unable to spend my usual winter at my condo in Florida.  I was in Canada from October until April 1st, when I went to Florida for one week. Eartha Kitty stayed home for this trip.  I took I75... Continue Reading →

Return to Vancouver, BC, Spring 2016

WestJet had a seat sale, so I thought it was time for another trip to Vancouver, BC. I usually book trips based on a seat sale and where I want to go.  One of the conditions of this sale required me to take a flight with three stops.  I departed from London, ON (YXU), next... Continue Reading →

Air Canada Fares

Air Canada advertises on their website "Air Canada Lowest Price Guarantee always at AirCanada.com An opportunity to check this out came today. There is a return flight in July from JFK - DUS via Air Canada available on Orbitz for $869.00 A quick check at the Air Canada website shows this same return trip, on... Continue Reading →

Frequent Flyer Follies – The End

The story is over.... I checked my Aeroplan account today, and my balance has made a considerable jump. There were two flights remaining from Egypt Air, dating back to September, which had never been credited to my account, despite my jumping through hoops providing proof.  My Aeroplan number was even on the boarding pass. I... Continue Reading →

Frequent Flyer Follies

The story continues... I contacted Aeroplan on 28th November.  Still little progress, but the agent (Mark) said all outstanding miles would be posted to my account by 12th December.  I'm skeptical, of course. Turned out I was correct.  I waited for the new year before contacting Aeroplan again.  This time, I'm told that Mark couldn't... Continue Reading →

Frequent Flyer Follies

  The adventure continues... In the previous two days, I have received two emails from Aeroplan, both declining to credit my account for flights previously taken.  The two letters listed ten flights (!).  Although it is possible I mistakenly submitted my claim twice, the letters list ASW-ABS (same flight, ticket) five times and ABS-CAI (same... Continue Reading →

Frequent Flyer Follies

Earlier this month, I went on a tour through Egypt, which encompassed seven flights.  All except two flights were booked through a travel agency.  Two airlines, EgyptAir and Air Canada were used, and all flights qualified for Aeroplan miles. The travel agency was provided with my Aeroplan number, but didn't provide it to the airlines. ... Continue Reading →

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