DRich
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August 14th, 2020 at 7:26:26 AM permalink
I agree with Wizard. Reno is a nice city and the type of city I would live in if it didn't get so cold. I am not much of a fan of the casinos there, but the rest of the city is nice and offers a lot.
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21forme
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August 14th, 2020 at 8:26:31 AM permalink
Quote: kewlj

Check Frontier.


My no-fly list includes Frontier, Allegiant and Spirit. Of the three, I was on Allegiant once - didn't have a choice. Never flew the lothers. Horribly uncomfortable seats. No recline, no padding. Think metal folding chair :-)

Frontier has a terrible on-time record. All three nickel and dime you to death.
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August 14th, 2020 at 8:54:54 AM permalink
Quote: 21forme

My no-fly list includes Frontier, Allegiant and Spirit. Of the three, I was on Allegiant once - didn't have a choice. Never flew the lothers. Horribly uncomfortable seats. No recline, no padding. Think metal folding chair :-)

Frontier has a terrible on-time record. All three nickel and dime you to death.


I agree, after all the dimes, Frontier only saves pennies. Kewl, you should check out all the choices on SWA, must be 25 on a daily basis, and these days I get my own row! The cheapest flights carry the least customers, so walk to the back, sit in the aisle seat, families fill up middle seats, which are not sold, so many in the back have their own row. For me the golden age of flying is right now.
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DRich
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August 14th, 2020 at 11:50:37 AM permalink
Quote: 21forme

My no-fly list includes Frontier, Allegiant and Spirit. Of the three, I was on Allegiant once - didn't have a choice. Never flew the lothers. Horribly uncomfortable seats. No recline, no padding. Think metal folding chair :-)

Frontier has a terrible on-time record. All three nickel and dime you to death.



I fly those three airlines many times a year and they have never nickeled and dimed me. I just refuse to pay for anything extra. I am just looking to be relocated from one city to the next.
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kewlj
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August 14th, 2020 at 12:26:41 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

I fly those three airlines many times a year and they have never nickeled and dimed me. I just refuse to pay for anything extra. I am just looking to be relocated from one city to the next.



Depends on if you consider "a seat" nickel and diming. LOL.

These airlines quote a price that doesn't include a seat. You then have to pick a seat at additional charge.

That said, I sort of like Spirit. Started flying them 5 years ago when my partner was alive. He was a "bigger" guy. So spirit would quote a price that was under $99. But like I said that didn't include a seat, which would run anywhere from $29 on up. For about 50 bucks we could choose the wider seats in the front two or three rows, which were two seats across as opposed to 3, offering substantially more room. (plus first off the plane). The total price even with the extra charge for the bigger front seat was well below the normal price of other airlines.
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August 14th, 2020 at 1:59:57 PM permalink
Welcome to our city! The Western Village Steakhouse is a must, if you can get in. The casino itself is very small with real low limits in the pit. It is the best casino to play if you like machines.

I lived in Vegas for about 15 years, and always perceived Reno as a dump, second fiddle to Vegas and so on. After moving to Reno back in 2015, I prefer living in Reno over Vegas. I also like the change of seasons in terms of the weather. I love being on the foothills of the Sierras, being 20 minutes from Lake Tahoe and the fact that I cam fly in and out of the airport like the pre 911 days. I show up 20-30 minutes before my flight is scheduled to depart. Plus I can get anywhere within 15 minutes no matter what time of day it is. And I'm still in the great state of Nev.
DRich
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August 14th, 2020 at 2:30:36 PM permalink
Quote: kewlj

Depends on if you consider "a seat" nickel and diming. LOL.

These airlines quote a price that doesn't include a seat. You then have to pick a seat at additional charge.



None of those airlines force you to pay for a seat. They may mislead you to believe that, but if you don't pay for a seat one will be assigned to you at check-in.

I have probably flown Allegiant a 100 times, Spirit 50 times and Frontier 10 time and haven't paid for a seat.
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21forme
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August 14th, 2020 at 2:47:19 PM permalink
There was a joke going around a few months ago that those 3 airlines counted a mask as your personal item.
kewlj
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August 14th, 2020 at 2:57:53 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

None of those airlines force you to pay for a seat. They may mislead you to believe that, but if you don't pay for a seat one will be assigned to you at check-in.



Really. I didn't know that. Count me as one of the gullible that pays for a seat then. Actually I like to pick my seat, anyway.
Vegasrider
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August 14th, 2020 at 4:24:12 PM permalink
Quote: DRich



I have probably flown Allegiant a 100 times,



Brave man. Not even the FAA flies that airline. Allegiant was featured on 60 minutes CBS a couple of years ago. The in depth coverage they discovered was horrific. So bad that they asked would anyone from the FAA fly Allegiant and they all said no. But to be fair, that were the days when they were flying the old MD-80's. They have upgraded to a newer fleet but some of the negative practices could still be in their culture.

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