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Old Mar 29, 12, 9:02 am
  #226
 
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Originally Posted by metoo View Post
Is $309 RT on AA from LAX to ORD a good price? I am wondering if it will get any cheaper in the months to come. Anyone?
While no guarantees, there is a very good chance you'd see a lower LAX-ORD fare between now and October.

A research tool: http://www.faredetective.com/farehistory. Just fill FROM and TO boxes and click SEARCH.
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Old Apr 4, 12, 2:05 am
  #227
 
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I'd like to share a room at the primary hotel

Not sure if there are still rooms at the overflow hotel, but I'd much rather be at the HI Elk Grove Village.

Looking for someone that has a room, that is willing to share. I'd split costs, you'd keep the points, maybe have use of my car, since I'm local and it will sit in the lot all weekend anyway.

PM if interested.
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Old Apr 4, 12, 11:50 am
  #228
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Originally Posted by metoo View Post
Is $309 RT on AA from LAX to ORD a good price?
seems high for an Oct date IMO.

Remember to pick up the Costco AA cards ($300 worth of airfare for $270(no tax))
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Old Apr 4, 12, 4:03 pm
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Originally Posted by Sweet Willie View Post
seems high for an Oct date IMO.

Remember to pick up the Costco AA cards ($300 worth of airfare for $270(no tax))
Hi Willie, whats a good number to look for. Dobolina and I are still seeking..
Thanks in advance..
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Old Apr 4, 12, 9:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Flying Machine View Post
Hi Willie, whats a good number to look for. Dobolina and I are still seeking..
Thanks in advance..
Prior to the fuel surge and during the VX fare war it was available for $180 a/i. $200 seemed to be the going rate. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old Apr 5, 12, 6:27 pm
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If all goes well, I will be in reasonably early on Friday and I am more than willing to help out in any way I can throughout the weekend until about 3 pm on Sunday.
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Old Apr 7, 12, 11:06 am
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Nearby hotel

Just saw this Groupon good for next 3.5 days for a hotel room for $ 70. If you do this, remember to get extra points with Chase Sapphire Preferred UR Mall !

Depending on your timings to and fro th Seminar, one of us locals can give you a ride....

http://www.groupon.com/deals/quality...ecd15fcba37947
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Old Apr 8, 12, 12:13 am
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I'm in. Hotel booked and registration fee paid. I managed to get a room at the main hotel. Is that possible? I was just reading people saying that the overflow was booked, so maybe they want to try the Elk Grove HI.

Also, I'm totally happy to help sell raffle tickets.

Any folks from DC want to fly out together?
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Old Apr 10, 12, 8:50 pm
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Available to volunteer if needed.
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Old Apr 12, 12, 5:43 am
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host hotel

Originally Posted by Frugal Travel Guy View Post
The host hotel is sold out The overflow hotel has rooms available in post #3.

Reservation Link

*Award Nights are not available nor are any other discounted rate. The only applicable rates are:

$79 per night plus tax includes one breakfast coupon
$89 per night plus tax includes two breakfast coupons

*Transportation is included in the room rate to/from O’Hare Airport as well as to/from our sister hotel, the Holiday Inn & Suites O’Hare

*Included in the Seminar Registration fee is lunch and coffee breaks

*Please note that the reservation must be guaranteed to a credit card and the first night is non refundable

*Through this link is the only method of confirming sleeping rooms. Once the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village is full, a link will be provided to our overflow hotel the Holiday Inn & Suites O’Hare.

BTW there seem to be some rooms for FRIDAY night at HOST hotel!
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Old Apr 13, 12, 12:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Delta Points View Post
BTW there seem to be some rooms for FRIDAY night at HOST hotel!
I actually just grabbed a room for Friday and Saturday night.
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Old Apr 13, 12, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by nickfromct View Post
I actually just grabbed a room for Friday and Saturday night.
I tried. No luck. Oh well.
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Old Apr 14, 12, 7:22 am
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Originally Posted by MJonTravel View Post
I tried. No luck. Oh well.
Its probably worth trying every so often.
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Old Apr 14, 12, 7:40 am
  #239
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Originally Posted by nickfromct View Post
Its probably worth trying every so often.
+1
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Old Apr 14, 12, 8:03 pm
  #240
 
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Back for 2nd time

Registered last week or so, but joining again this year (was there in 2011). Looking forward to all the great information. Thanks, FTG and TPG for organizing!
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