Asking for a friend: My photographer/videographer buddy's going to Paris for a month, and would like to take along his 27" iMac to edit his work while he's there. Being as this whole business is too large for a carry-on, is there a way for him to insure his computer in checked baggage? [more inside]
We find ourselves in the enviable position of having significant travel vouchers to use up with Delta, and are also in need of the most decision-free vacation possible. Do you have experience with the pre-packaged Delta Vacations, which include hotel+airfare+taxes? Can you tell me about it, especially if you've been to Hawaii or Mexico? [more inside]
A long while ago, I enjoyed a brief flirtation with Delta, and they've sent me a reminder that my last 5,600 accumulated SkyMiles are expiring real soon, with a nudge to use them for magazine subscriptions. Is there something else I could or should I do with them? Difficulty level: Lazy. [more inside]
I need some advice and/or tips for earning Delta Skymiles without the use of (or application for) a Delta credit card. Any mefites experienced in the fine art of earning miles? [more inside]
Delta sent me an email an hour ago informing me that my 2am flight from lima to Atlanta is now a 11am flight tomorrow. Questions about what I can ask as compensation. [more inside]
How do I replace a shower faucet? (difficulty - Stripped screw) [more inside]
Due to a new job, my wife and my family will be making regular trips from Boston to northern Michigan. The closest airport to her new job is Traverse City (TVC). It looks like there are three major airlines that do this route, and usually with a stop either in Detroit or Chicago (Delta, United, American Airlines). [more inside]
I'm flying from the Birmingham (AL) airport to the Manchester (UK) airport next Friday, with a connecting flight at ATL. There will only be 53 minutes between my first flight arriving at ATL and my second flight departing. What are the chances I'll miss my second flight? [more inside]
Is there any recourse when an airline moves your flight earlier and earlier, eventually adding a new flight at the original time that costs much more? [more inside]
DIY Filter: The nuts on my kitchen faucet won't budge. Help me figure out what to do next. Details inside.
DIY Filter: The nuts on my kitchen faucet won't budge. Help me figure out what to do next. Details inside. [more inside]
Calling all Consultants, Workshop Facilitators, ESL/EFL Teachers, Writing Teachers, Business Writing Teachers, Group Trainers, etc.: I've suddenly happened upon a potential trio of jobs that call for someone to create original curricula, teach English/Business English/ESL, and tailor a "program" for a specific adult audience's needs, usually on a compressed, intensive time-frame. This has *potentially* opened up a long-desired way of branching into other versions of my long-time metiers. But I have questions, many questions, chief of which is how much? [more inside]
Rewards for AmEx card now suck, but am paying annual fee. Anyway to transfer my 'history'? [more inside]
A Prince-loving vegan travels to Minneapolis with a CPAP machine. Then some joke of some kind occurs.
I'm about to head to the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis, and as a vegan traveling for the first time with a CPAP machine for my sleep apnea, I have a few questions - snowflake details inside. [more inside]
Help me identify my faucet! [more inside]
I have a specific question regarding airline frequent flier miles. When an airline changes alliances (ex: from SkyTeam to Star Alliance), how do they manage your miles? Is there such thing as a one time one shot transfer? [more inside]
Another Dental Insurance Question: My Delta Dental starts on Sept. 1st, but they won't cover fillings until Mar. 1. What happens if I have a filling done before Mar. 1? [more inside]
How can I earn 200 Delta SkyMiles quickly? [more inside]
Since one of my favourite shows, The Unit, is now canceled, please recommend some books with similar themes. [more inside]
What causes inconsistent water flow from my kitchen sink? [more inside]
I just learned that my 12:45 Delta flight from Atlanta to Indianapolis was canceled and I was rebooked for a flight on Tuesday. This is a giant problem for me and I'm trying to figure out if there is any way to get to Indianapolis today. [more inside]
Delta lost my bag and ruined an important business trip to Ukraine and Russia. Need advice for how to be appropriately compensated. [more inside]
What does a river look like from above, over time? [more inside]
Has anyone used Delta Airlines mobile check-in with an iPhone? Would you recommend it over online check-in?
Moving to Memphis: It seems a bit crime-y, am I going to die? Give me the low-down on real life in Memphis. [more inside]
Help me figure out an air travel fiasco. [more inside]
Where can I go with the stipulations and budget that I have? [more inside]
Where do I find the audio file of the radio communications from mission control of the Delta II rocket launch? Preferably in .wav format. Thanks in advance.
Lancia Deltas are great cars - why are there none/next to none in the US? [more inside]
A friend of mine is flying on Delta soon and wants to know: if they strike, will another airline honor her ticket? [more inside]
With Delta Airlines on the brink of bankruptcy, how much longer are my skymiles of any value? [more inside]