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Old Jan 14, 18, 3:44 pm
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: HNL
Programs: AS MVP, HH Diamond
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Originally Posted by koroleon View Post
We have a 6-night stay at CKS in early February and I was wondering if you could help with a couple of questions:

1. Those of you who have rented a car, do you recommend any company? It's just a couple of us and we are not looking for anything fancy - but it sounds like we might need a SUV to get to the hotel?
2. What I am missing out on as a Gold member? Is it worth trying to do a Diamond challenge for this? I can see that Diamonds get two more drink coupons, any other differences?

We rented a pretty small car to get to the Conrad. No issues. While I'd prefer the comfort of the SUV, we thought there were a few benefits of the smaller car. Easier to park, easier to fit through tight spaces and an alley or two. We'd run out for a massage almost daily, even as far as Chaweng.

I don't think you're missing out on much as gold. We were fairly happy with our treatment as gold. I fancied the breakfast, and that was the primary gold perk for me. As always, meter expectations- This is Thailand.
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