I travel quite a bit for work. Along the way I naturally accumulate a mixture of both personal and business expenses. Of course a lot of my travel is booked via the company and paid for using either a company credit card or via one of our suppliers who invoices us directly. So this kind of receipt from Aer Lingus makes my head hurt: You'd think that I'd just paid them … [Read more...] about Misleading Receipts Make Me Sad
I'm flying to Brussels tomorrow morning with Aer Lingus. If I was flying with any other airline I'd probably have checked in online by now, but Aer Lingus' online checkin system is horrible. So I thought I'd try out their iPhone app to see if it was any better. It's not. It's almost worse. To start with there is no way to "login" with your Aer Lingus account. The … [Read more...] about Aer Lingus iPhone App
Image by blacknight via FlickrAs I mentioned before Christmas, I was looking into carry on bags.In the end I opted for the Red Oxx Air Boss and added the laptop bag as well.I got to try it out properly this week when I was over in Brussels.Packing 4 days worth of clothes and various other bits and bobs into the bag wasn't an issue and the shoulder straps on both the main bag … [Read more...] about Air Boss Rocks!
I fly with Aer Lingus regularly.However there are some things about their online systems that I find incredibly annoying.You can register for an online account with them, like you can with just about any airline these days.You would think that the online account would store ALL your details so that booking flights would be a matter of a couple of clicks, but they don't. You … [Read more...] about Aer Lingus Site Annoyances
I'm heading over to Rome next week to attend a friend's wedding, but being a small bit disorganised I only got round to organising the trip in the last couple of days.Rome is the capital of Italy. Dublin is the capital of Ireland. You would think that in 2009 the cost of getting between two capital cities wouldn't be horrendous and that you'd have a reasonable number of "sane" … [Read more...] about More Aer Lingus Stealth Charges