Just a quick update from ORD to say that I got a bump off of my ORD-TPA flight, and am now booked on the same route in a few hours. The two flights left for the day are both zeroed out, so this could get interesting. I’m not holding my breath though, since the next flight is around the same time as the arriving Europe connections, which usually means misconnects….

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Ben Schlappig (aka Lucky) is a travel consultant, blogger, and avid points collector. He travels about 400,000 miles a year, primarily using miles and points to fund his first class experiences. He chronicles his adventures, along with industry news, here at One Mile At A Time.

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  1. Good Luck!!

    I will be heading though(ORD) on Tuesday. Hang on I will stop by and say hi in RCC…. I know thats alot of bumps… 🙂

    I also live out of TPA and use UL as my Main.

    I just hope I can get out before Hurricane/TS Fay moves in.

    GL again!

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