fauxklore (fauxklore) wrote,
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Vacation Foul-ups

Vacation proceedings were going well. I had managed to find both my National Parks passport book and the refill for my blood pressure meds. I’d checked in on-line for my first flight and been only a little concerned that United couldn’t give me the boarding pass for the connecting flight, which was on Seaborne Airlines. And then I got an email from Expedia that Seaborne had cancelled the flight. Oddly, it was still showing up on their website, though it wouldn’t let me select a seat. It stopped showing up on United, however.

I called Expedia and, while they couldn’t figure out what happened, a quick web search suggests Seabourne has a bad reputation for last minute cancellations. Fortunately, I know how to use ITA Matrix, so I was able to suggest an alternative routing to the agent I was talking to. It does mean having to pay for a hotel at EWR for tonight, but that isn’t a big deal. And it means I will: a) get more sleep and b) be on a better plane for the long leg (United’s seatback entertainment options tend to be very good). Also, I will get more United miles. So I am looking on the bright side of things.

By the way, I don’t know what the wi-fi situation will be at my B&B, so my entries for the next few days may be delayed.

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