fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,
fauxklore
fauxklore

Mileage Running and the Small Print

I did more mileage running last weekend. Baltimore to Newark to Orange County, where I stayed overnight, before returning via Houston. Driving to and from BWI wasn't as bad as I'd feared it would be. The first leg was delayed but I still had no trouble making my connection. I am glad the first flight on the return leg was a little early because IAH is larger than I'd realized and the two gates were about as far apart as possible. With plenty of time, I was grateful for the exercise. It did make me wish there were a website that listed distances within airport terminals.

I have discovered that the challenge I'm doing actually reads slightly differently than I'd thought, however. It only counts airports you travel TO or THROUGH. So airports you only depart from don't count at all. There goes the leg I had from JFK to IAD. That one is not actually an issue, since I needed to do that flight anyway. But it means that one other trip I have booked is more complicated than it needed to be since switching airports on the return doesn't help at all. It also means I need to book at least one more flight.

Damn the small print.
Tags: travel
Subscribe

  • On My Mind

    Rib Progress:I am continuing to recover from my broken rib. I can drive reasonably comfortably, for example, though I have to make sure to pull up…

  • A Few More Little Things

    Household: I forgot to mention in my last entry that I also got my water heater replaced. There have been a lot of issues with older water heaters…

  • An Atypical Christmas

    Usually, I am traveling on Christmas. I've been to various unlikely places, ranging from an Antarctic cruise to Vietnam to Oman to Las Vegas. Asia is…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments