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3rd Oct 2020, 09:04
Replies: 251
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Posted By El Grifo

Not to mention the long time lurker, who jumps in...

Not to mention the long time lurker, who jumps in to correct the spelling of "apostrophe"

El G.
9th Aug 2020, 11:53
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Although it has been made very clear to me on...

Although it has been made very clear to me on several occassions that I will not be permitted entry into the US based on my Spanish Residency and my UK departure, BA today, still insist that I will...
9th Aug 2020, 11:27
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

WBHM, I booked early to ensure suitable seating...

WBHM, I booked early to ensure suitable seating for my wife. We have travelelled the route several times and in light of my wife's medical condition we need specific seating. Early booking was not a...
9th Aug 2020, 09:34
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Frangatang, I find that to be incredible in the...

Frangatang, I find that to be incredible in the current circumstances and am surprise that there are those who find it accptable.
You might expect this of the RYR's of this word, but not from BA !...
8th Aug 2020, 12:05
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Verging on a farce to be fair OC37. Just a...

Verging on a farce to be fair OC37.
Just a standard fair to be honest.
About a grand for the two of us ! :
El G.
8th Aug 2020, 11:12
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

I suspect they would pick it up from my ESTA...

I suspect they would pick it up from my ESTA application OC37.
Hiding anything from US Immigration is fraught with problems.
PDR, I can see you are stressing a little about my problem !
I have no...
7th Aug 2020, 21:02
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Thank you for the kind invitation, but in light...

Thank you for the kind invitation, but in light of the existing content of the thread, I am sure you can extract all of the relevant information you require !
El Grifo
7th Aug 2020, 18:40
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Thanks nonsense ! However, we as UK passport...

Thanks nonsense !
However, we as UK passport holders and residents of Spain, we are denied entry into the US .

El G.
7th Aug 2020, 17:35
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Hi Hartington, I was butting out before the...

Hi Hartington,
I was butting out before the thread went down the tubes :-)
Same flt numbers, different aircraft !
Just to answer others, as a Travel Photgrapher of 23 years standing, flying long...
7th Aug 2020, 12:30
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Thanks easyflyer !! All grist to the mill :-) ...

Thanks easyflyer !! All grist to the mill :-)

PDR - Always one, often you 🤪 !!!!!!!

El G.
7th Aug 2020, 10:03
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

"Buying an airline ticket is one of the most lop...

"Buying an airline ticket is one of the most lop sided contracts you can ever enter into. It's all covered in the T&C, none of which you can dispute or change in any whatsoever. Good luck and safe...
6th Aug 2020, 19:59
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Question is, why do they not say that instead of...

Question is, why do they not say that instead of pretending everything is perfectly fine !
I have explained my travel route and the effort required to reach LHR !
All they come back with it "the...
6th Aug 2020, 18:37
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Just to put some minds at rest I of course have...

Just to put some minds at rest I of course have a pretty expensive yearly travel insurance cover !
They are not interested as they say the flight is still running !
Taking the same line as BA !...
6th Aug 2020, 16:06
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

28th Aug Blu Riband. The flight hss not been...

28th Aug Blu Riband.
The flight hss not been runing for weeks in end and only recommenced this month !
El Grifo
6th Aug 2020, 14:53
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Answer to that is, my daughter, resident in LA,...

Answer to that is, my daughter, resident in LA, the place we were supposed to be heading, checked with the Travel Dept of her "fruity" employers AND with the relevant Immigration Authorities at LAX...
6th Aug 2020, 13:30
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Fair Comment DaveReid ! Thousands indeed !...

Fair Comment DaveReid !
Thousands indeed ! Probably why they are making it so difficult.
Encouraging me to continue on my longish journey from the Canaries to LHR under false pretences is downright...
6th Aug 2020, 12:06
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Cheers for that Compton 3 ! Spanish Debit Card...

Cheers for that Compton 3 !
Spanish Debit Card unfortunately !
I asked BA what would happen If I turned up for the flight when both sides knew that they would be unable to take us to the US....
6th Aug 2020, 11:22
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

Thanks Gulf Julliet Papa ! A couple of things !...

Thanks Gulf Julliet Papa !
A couple of things !
The destination was available at time of booking, so I did not book a flight to a destination that was unavailable !
It became unavailable many...
6th Aug 2020, 08:35
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

The two major issues are, that due to her...

The two major issues are, that due to her Multiple Sclerosis, my wife is now unable to fly. It is a medical issue !
The last 2 Long Hauls have only been possible in the aforementioned seating...
5th Aug 2020, 17:19
Replies: 79
Views: 14,481
Posted By El Grifo

BA Aircraft Change

Booked 2 seats on BA, LHR-LAX late last year.
My wife suffere from MS but was determined to make the journey for the wedding of the daughter of a friend !
She needs to move around during the...
27th Jul 2020, 08:31
Replies: 202
Views: 44,748
Posted By El Grifo

1000 km

Whilst it is clear that there are flare-ups in some areas of Mainland Spain, flare-ups that are certainly cause for concern, Covid 19 is firmly under control in here the Canary Islands. In Lanzarote...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2020, 07:18
Replies: 75
Views: 7,870
Posted By El Grifo

Wiggy has a point ! Where I live in the Spanish...

Wiggy has a point !
Where I live in the Spanish Territories, lockdown was obligatory from day one. The streets were empty for the first 2 weeks. For the next 2 weeks, different groups were allowed...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2020, 15:26
Replies: 75
Views: 7,870
Posted By El Grifo

Yep, the lid is finally starting to lift as the...

Yep, the lid is finally starting to lift as the pan boils over !
The heat applied over the last decade or so is converting into steam !
El Grifo
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jun 2020, 11:28
Replies: 88
Views: 4,744
Posted By El Grifo

Been out of circulation in Scotland for 27 years...

Been out of circulation in Scotland for 27 years now, but still hold the accent.
From memory and from listening to various sources,
"pronownce" was and still is the pronounciation used.
You will...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 19:22
Replies: 88
Views: 4,744
Posted By El Grifo

Fair doo's Amigo but not too bad a stab at it, by...

Fair doo's Amigo but not too bad a stab at it, by an ex-patriot Jock 🤪 Only a"W" out !
Do not get me started Dubya !!!
El G.
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