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The HfP chat thread – Monday 14th June

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Comments (205)

  • Bill says:

    Off topic question. I’m visiting London for a match at Wembley on Saturday 26th. We are staying near Earl’s Court. I’d like to have some recommendations for places we can book for relaxing drinks and chat on Saturday afternoon. We also need to book somewhere on Saturday after the match. Location either earl’s court or Central London please. in the evening we are happy for lively bars. It will be 4 people Thanks

  • Josh says:

    What sort of compensation could we expect from a complaint to BA regarding our recent flight experience in J?

    Combination of:

    No lounge access
    Crew rudeness
    Broken J seat (full flight so no switch possible) meaning couldn’t lay flat for a red eye

    And the kicker: Meal request didn’t go through to crews system (despite me having the email showing we requested it well in advance) so was unable to eat the entire flight

    There were some other issues that my current jetlagged brain cannot remember

    This cost us a BA 241 voucher and a hefty amount of avios + taxes & fees (US flight) so I’m fuming that we couldve had a better experience in WTP or WT.

    Thanks!

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