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Jun 18, 20, 11:59 am
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Posted By VPescado

Ultimately Marriott sided with the property...

Ultimately Marriott sided with the property basically saying, the property says it can't accept them. Despite this seeming to go against the T&C's.

Has anyone had a better experience getting...
Jun 1, 20, 5:28 pm
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Views: 729,542
Posted By VPescado

Tried to use my gift card at the 4Points, San...

Tried to use my gift card at the 4Points, San Jose, CA Downtown. The desk agent claimed they could not take them because their system needed to be upgraded in order to do so, and that was put on...
Mar 2, 19, 3:30 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 8,631
Posted By VPescado

Mine posted and seem to be counting towards...

Mine posted and seem to be counting towards lifetime! Is this correct? IIRC, under SPG, the Amex nights/stays only counted for yearly re-qualification.
Dec 1, 17, 4:35 pm
Replies: 1,576
Views: 279,487
Posted By VPescado

Again, it totally depends on the style guide you...

Again, it totally depends on the style guide you are using.
Nov 30, 17, 5:49 pm
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Views: 430,892
Posted By VPescado

Be careful - I vaguely remember something in the...

Be careful - I vaguely remember something in the T&Cs about 30 day and longer stays not getting spg credit.

So get three rooms for 29 nights each. :p
Nov 29, 17, 4:00 pm
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Views: 279,487
Posted By VPescado

Hmm...do you mean ending it with a preposition? ...

Hmm...do you mean ending it with a preposition? If so, it's not clearly an error. It ultimately depends on the style guide that is being followed.
Nov 28, 17, 12:32 pm
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Views: 279,487
Posted By VPescado

Agreed. With less than 100 nights for me to get...

Agreed. With less than 100 nights for me to get to LTP, it makes for an interesting choice of whether to sprint for the finish line before 12/31/2018. If I know that with high probability I'll...
Apr 14, 15, 5:20 am
Replies: 32
Views: 101,864
Posted By VPescado

I dunno, the OP might get out in five with credit...

I dunno, the OP might get out in five with credit for good behavior.
Nov 3, 14, 5:28 pm
Replies: 308
Views: 64,673
Posted By VPescado

I always assumed that the only reason a guest was...

I always assumed that the only reason a guest was allowed to avoid the desk at check out was that the desk had already run the guest's credit card at check in. Keyless Check-in would alter the...
Nov 3, 14, 5:16 pm
Replies: 308
Views: 64,673
Posted By VPescado

How will payment settlement be handled. Will I...

How will payment settlement be handled. Will I be able to completely avoid the front desk and just have the room and incidentals charged to the credit card that was used to book the reservation?
...
Sep 15, 14, 1:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By VPescado

It was minimal. A couple of hours, but they...

It was minimal. A couple of hours, but they didn't confirm me - it was the luck of the draw that I made it on.

Actually it was luck - and vigilance: I noticed that while I had been number one on...
Sep 15, 14, 11:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By VPescado

Interesting DB question . . .

So I did a SIN MR this past weekend, and just had my last (domestic) leg to go.

After exiting customs, I put myself in for standby on an earlier flight home. I made it to the gate and saw I...
May 13, 14, 9:20 am
Replies: 44
Views: 10,666
Posted By VPescado

A BP from NRT (and your *Gold card) will be...

A BP from NRT (and your *Gold card) will be enough to get you admittance (unless you get the rare gatekeeper that thinks you are there too early). If you check-in in the lobby or transfer desk and...
May 13, 14, 1:36 am
Replies: 44
Views: 10,666
Posted By VPescado

I see a lot of misinformation in this thread...

I see a lot of misinformation in this thread about doing overnight turns at SIN. I've done this a bunch of times. In no particular order, to clarify and provide some additional tips:

1) I've...
Feb 23, 14, 12:24 am
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By VPescado

Good question. I priced it out on ITA. The...

Good question. I priced it out on ITA. The outbound is a UA Fare, the return is an ANA fare (with mostly UA flight numbers on UA metal, but one segment is an ANA codeshare for UA metal).

I...
Feb 22, 14, 10:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By VPescado

UA minimum spend requirement for spend (corner case)

Hey,

I looked through the threads and couldn't find the answer to this:

I know that for the new UA minimum spend requirements for status, anytime I'm on UA metal, my fare count even if booked...
Apr 8, 13, 12:24 am
Replies: 360
Views: 51,356
Posted By VPescado

Consider yourself corrected:...

Consider yourself corrected: http://searsfinefood.com/ :)
Apr 5, 13, 5:24 pm
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Views: 48,246
Posted By VPescado

I would expect his "desk" includes a set of...

I would expect his "desk" includes a set of cubicles that Mr. Smisek has never laid eyes on. That said, the number you were given is probably useful.
Mar 8, 13, 9:53 am
Replies: 237
Views: 27,854
Posted By VPescado

Yeah, now you know how I felt when my "W Suites -...

Yeah, now you know how I felt when my "W Suites - Newark" stays disappeared. :p
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Mar 7, 13, 10:12 pm
Replies: 563
Views: 26,413
Posted By VPescado

Happy Birthday Dan!!!

Happy Birthday Dan!!!
Forum: Argentina
Jan 9, 13, 4:41 am
Replies: 146
Views: 12,115
Posted By VPescado

Meh. I don't understand the grumbling about $160...

Meh. I don't understand the grumbling about $160 unless you were only going to be in Argentina for a weekend. It is small change considering what the trip will cost you.

And honestly, I'm just...
Oct 14, 12, 8:55 pm
Replies: 481
Views: 79,789
Posted By VPescado

Technically, if you are a strong swimmer and are...

Technically, if you are a strong swimmer and are ok with the risk of being jailed, then yes. Otherwise, not so much. :p
Forum: Argentina
Sep 6, 12, 12:47 pm
Replies: 3,651
Views: 559,021
Posted By VPescado

Agreed. The bus station is a bit farther. It's...

Agreed. The bus station is a bit farther. It's doable, but I'd splurge on a cab unless your budget is really tight. As a compromise you could walk to the street and catch a cab (sometimes the...
Forum: Argentina
Sep 6, 12, 12:28 pm
Replies: 3,651
Views: 559,021
Posted By VPescado

Should be fine - although you will need to carry...

Should be fine - although you will need to carry your luggage up the stairs at station (I assume you mean the Subway station - If you mean the actual Retiro Train Station you won't have to worry...
Forum: Argentina
Sep 2, 12, 1:05 am
Replies: 23
Views: 8,768
Posted By VPescado

http://www.dantesairporttransfers.com/flash.html ...

http://www.dantesairporttransfers.com/flash.html

Tell him VPescado says hi.
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