No show still get credit?

Old Jan 31, 17, 8:28 pm
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No show still get credit?

I booked a non-refundable rate like I always do. However, this is my first time ever that I won't be able to make it. I am prepared to eat the cost since but will I still get stays/nights credit? I essentially will pay for 2 nights that will sit empty.

*moral of the story, once you get married and have kids, book flexible rates.
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Old Jan 31, 17, 8:31 pm
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By the rules, you won't get credit. Most often it works out that way too, but you do have a small chance of somebody making a mistake and you getting credit.
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Old Jan 31, 17, 9:04 pm
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Originally Posted by sigma6 View Post
I booked a non-refundable rate like I always do. However, this is my first time ever that I won't be able to make it. I am prepared to eat the cost since but will I still get stays/nights credit? I essentially will pay for 2 nights that will sit empty.

*moral of the story, once you get married and have kids, book flexible rates.
No you don't. If one could do that, we would have probably done mattress runs in Egypt without ever flying there.
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Old Jan 31, 17, 9:19 pm
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Go on favor/taskrabbit. Find somebody. Add them as additional guest. Have them go check in. Profit?
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Old Feb 1, 17, 4:44 am
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Go on favor/taskrabbit. Find somebody. Add them as additional guest. Have them go check in. Profit?
Guarantee their bar bill and room damage with your credit card, you mean?
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Old Feb 1, 17, 5:24 am
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Go on favor/taskrabbit. Find somebody. Add them as additional guest. Have them go check in. Profit?
Most of the time, hotels asked for the Main applicant in the reservation list. You would still have to turn up one way or another.
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Old Feb 1, 17, 8:14 am
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
Go on favor/taskrabbit. Find somebody. Add them as additional guest. Have them go check in. Profit?
Originally Posted by Cymro View Post
Guarantee their bar bill and room damage with your credit card, you mean?
They have a blast and run up a huge tab on OP credit card on file?
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Old Feb 1, 17, 8:30 am
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Maybe invite 50 friends over for a party in the room. It may need renovation at OP's expense anyway.

I can't think of a dumber idea. This one is a bad one even if it is a good friend or your cousin. A good way to end a friendship when there is a dispute about whether they broke something in the room.
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Old Feb 1, 17, 8:33 am
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Maybe invite 50 friends over for a party in the room. It may need renovation at OP's expense anyway.

I can't think of a dumber idea. This one is a bad one even if it is a good friend or your cousin. A good way to end a friendship when there is a dispute about whether they broke something in the room.
I know it's a terrible idea. It was a joke. Hence the ? After profit
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Old Feb 1, 17, 9:00 am
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Originally Posted by lyndonmaxewell View Post
Most of the time, hotels asked for the Main applicant in the reservation list. You would still have to turn up one way or another.
That's a very sweeping statement.
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Old Feb 1, 17, 9:12 am
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Originally Posted by shorthauldad View Post
That's a very sweeping statement.
Why is it a sweeping statement when it is a fact? Another person could check in ahead of you, BUT as the person making the reservation in your own name, there is no way you can avoid turning up for the entire duration of stay.

That is if you still want the stay credit and points in your name.
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Old Feb 1, 17, 9:20 am
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In some cultures they say everyone has an identical person somewhere.

just find your identical one and get him to check in.
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