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Aug 1, 19, 3:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By freestay

Thanks to all for the most helpful advice! Just...

Thanks to all for the most helpful advice!
Just to report success: was able to book Polaris Class on United metal EWR-TXL for June 2020 for just 97K (on a Wed) and the return in Business on LOT...
Jul 10, 19, 9:00 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,794
Posted By freestay

Thanks for the input...still hoping something...

Thanks for the input...still hoping something will open up on UA but otherwise the choice seems to be between LOT or TAP to TXL. Sounds as though the connection might be easier in WAW than LIS?
Jul 10, 19, 5:53 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,794
Posted By freestay

Exclamation Mileage Plus Business Saver Award on LOT

Anyone had recent experience flying LOT from EWR or JFK, connecting in Warsaw for Europe?
There is a lot of availability for Business Saver awards for next year on their new Neo equipment but don't...
Jul 9, 19, 8:38 am
Replies: 56
Views: 6,639
Posted By freestay

Any recent experience using Business Saver Awards on TAP?

Am really hoping to find a Business Saver seat on United EWR-TXL for next June, but seems there will be a much better chance of finding one on TAP EWR-LIS-TXL.
I believe this flight is on their new...
Jun 30, 19, 3:41 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By freestay

Really appreciate all of your encouraging...

Really appreciate all of your encouraging feedback!
Will now just keep checking as each date opens...4 AM seems to be a good time for newly-released awards!!!
Thanks for the reminders about the...
Jun 30, 19, 1:21 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By freestay

Booking Business Saver Award Seat to Europe One Way at a Time?

Advice, Please!
I will be looking shortly to book Business Saver Award seat to/from Berlin for June 2020 and I know availability will be low.
This is my question: as departure date flights open up,...
Jul 10, 18, 7:21 pm
Replies: 1,166
Views: 913,860
Posted By freestay

Thumbs up Full Polaris Experience Review

Booked 10 months out for recent TPA-TLV RT, choosing to go through EWR on flights #90/91 with new equipment and Polaris seats...happily the EWR Polaris Lounge opened the day before departing so I was...
May 31, 18, 2:51 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 19,394
Posted By freestay

According to today's Media Preview reviews, the...

According to today's Media Preview reviews, the Polaris Lounge at EWR will be open from 4:30 AM-10:30 PM! There are 10 shower rooms and 10 relaxation rooms...not sure if these can be reserved in...
May 30, 18, 4:19 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 19,394
Posted By freestay

EWR Polaris Lounge opens June 4th...it will have...

EWR Polaris Lounge opens June 4th...it will have shower rooms as well as relaxation rooms for rest or nap. Hours should be posted by next week and hopefully they'll have early morning opening.
May 30, 18, 1:51 pm
Replies: 1,166
Views: 913,860
Posted By freestay

Thank you!!! Makes me feel comfortable with my...

Thank you!!! Makes me feel comfortable with my choice of 1A on the 77W...believe that that has a larger, rectangular footwell?
May 29, 18, 5:41 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,491
Posted By freestay

My husband loved those NY-Chicago flights and...

My husband loved those NY-Chicago flights and always talked about them! But even later in the 70's, I used to take the 5PM LGA-Charlotte flight and I'd be the only woman passenger aboard what was...
May 15, 18, 10:27 am
Replies: 709
Views: 121,294
Posted By freestay

OMG...if true, it would be like winning the...

OMG...if true, it would be like winning the lottery as I have a long layover on Polaris class on June 5th!!!
May 14, 18, 7:23 am
Replies: 109
Views: 47,587
Posted By freestay

The Orlando Hilton closed their Executive Lounge...

The Orlando Hilton closed their Executive Lounge as well recently. Not necessarily all a bad thing as breakfast there was crowded and unappealing...now they have a reserved section at restaurant for...
May 12, 18, 12:45 pm
Replies: 709
Views: 121,294
Posted By freestay

Good news that they're starting the training...

Good news that they're starting the training sessions...and I know they've been advertising job openings for EWR Polaris Lounge...but (bad news for me), with training starting in a week or so,...
Apr 29, 18, 8:41 am
Replies: 1,166
Views: 913,860
Posted By freestay

Thank you for the post!!! Have been looking for...

Thank you for the post!!! Have been looking for any news about possible opening date...know United now says "by early June" so am hoping it will be operational on June 5th...glad to see that there...
Apr 25, 18, 6:14 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 19,394
Posted By freestay

The Polaris Tracker now says "By early June" for...

The Polaris Tracker now says "By early June" for EWR...I'm transiting thru in Polaris on June 5th and would feel as though I'd won the lottery if the Lounge were actually opened by then! If anyone...
Mar 20, 18, 11:02 pm
Replies: 709
Views: 121,294
Posted By freestay

Late December for EWR ?!!! I thought it would be...

Late December for EWR ?!!! I thought it would be open this summer, although not in time for my travels early June and early July (which I booked last year for both the new plane Polaris experience...
Jan 9, 18, 7:36 am
Replies: 116
Views: 23,915
Posted By freestay

Thank you...glad to hear the branding will remain...

Thank you...glad to hear the branding will remain the same...and both laundry tips will be very useful!
Dec 27, 17, 6:17 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 23,915
Posted By freestay

Thank you! Enjoy your stay...love the Hilton Tel...

Thank you! Enjoy your stay...love the Hilton Tel Aviv and booked 2 weeks on points there later in June...and please post any further info you pick up while at the WA Jerusalem!
Dec 25, 17, 6:38 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 23,915
Posted By freestay

Yes, please post any updates about this hotel...

Yes, please post any updates about this hotel remaining under the Hilton umbrella...I have a long stay booked for early June, not on points but I was counting on getting points for the stay! Safe...
Nov 2, 17, 2:11 pm
Replies: 1,798
Views: 280,934
Posted By freestay

Important question for lauren

I received an e-mail from Hilton last night informing me that on 1/18/18 my Surpass Card would become an Ascend Card. The prototype of the card in the e-mail shows that the Hilton Honors Account #...
Oct 26, 17, 10:41 pm
Replies: 3,620
Views: 21,745
Posted By freestay

Polaris Lounge at EWR

I am HOPING that "by summer" might mean by the first week in June!!! Have a long layover there before late flight to TLV...at least that will be the new plane with true Polaris seats...but was...
Sep 1, 17, 10:18 am
Replies: 550
Views: 134,011
Posted By freestay

Yes, those shower rooms were great during...

Yes, those shower rooms were great during lay-overs. Do you think that the Polaris Lounge will be created where the shower facilities were...as the PL is supposed to offer that amenity??
Aug 29, 17, 5:41 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 19,394
Posted By freestay

Does anyone think it's a realistic hope that the...

Does anyone think it's a realistic hope that the EWR Polaris Lounge will be open and running by June 2018? I just booked Polaris class EWR-TLV for early June and will have a 5 hour layover at EWR,...
Aug 2, 17, 6:55 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 23,915
Posted By freestay

Regarding the sale of the Waldorf: after the...

Regarding the sale of the Waldorf: after the news was reported in May, there was mention in Fay Greer Cashman's Jerusalem Post column that the sale fell through partly because of price and partly...
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