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Yesterday, 10:07 pm
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Views: 41,742
Posted By gengar

Palace got me into Sawada, but I've dined there...

Palace got me into Sawada, but I've dined there before.
Yesterday, 6:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By gengar

Definitely check if the mLife rate is cheaper...

Definitely check if the mLife rate is cheaper (you'll get a Gold tier discount, which could well make the daily rate lower than the convention block price).

If not, all you can do is add your...
Yesterday, 4:45 pm
Replies: 361
Views: 22,388
Posted By gengar

Literal admission here that the union is nothing...

Literal admission here that the union is nothing more than a protection racket. You couldn't make this stuff up.
Jun 24, 19, 3:06 pm
Replies: 433
Views: 41,742
Posted By gengar

I've been working with the Palace concierge for a...

I've been working with the Palace concierge for a future stay and they truly are top notch. Every response within one day, they've gotten me into several restaurants that other concierges claim...
Jun 24, 19, 2:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By gengar

BR award inventory - "I" class - can be checked...

BR award inventory - "I" class - can be checked via EF, but consensus on this forum is that upgrade availability is tied to Z class, which is not available on EF.
Jun 24, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 1,479
Views: 206,129
Posted By gengar

As I noted previously, they certainly have (at...

As I noted previously, they certainly have (at the very least) staff members identifying themselves as concierges (in my case, the e-mails sent to me were signed "Chief Concierge"). Others in this...
Jun 24, 19, 2:04 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

Yes, both the rep who claimed my Plat was...

Yes, both the rep who claimed my Plat was "invalid" (again, whatever that could possibly mean) and the rep who claimed I had used my credit but sent me a receipt from the wrong month identified...
Jun 18, 19, 8:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By gengar

I've already managed to get on the 752 5 times...

I've already managed to get on the 752 5 times this year on LAX-LAS or SFO-LAS short hops!



Typically we see the 752 between p.s. rotations (which explains seeing it on SFO-LAS too) but I've...
Jun 18, 19, 5:40 pm
Replies: 1,758
Views: 283,066
Posted By gengar

I don't recall the official room type name, but...

I don't recall the official room type name, but the last few times I've stayed at PHNY I was told the standard "upgrade" for Globs is to the 11th floor rooms with the greenhouse/canopied windows....
Jun 18, 19, 5:12 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

So I was contacted by a higher-up at AMEX as...

So I was contacted by a higher-up at AMEX as promised. We didn't speak for long but I was asked to detail my experiences with Uber and we discussed both my issue in past months with difficulty using...
Jun 18, 19, 12:18 am
Replies: 649
Views: 87,911
Posted By gengar

VS is a partner so gets partner availability. EF...

VS is a partner so gets partner availability. EF shows actual NH availability. NH does occasionally hold back inventory for members of its own FFP, although IME this is increasingly rare.
Jun 14, 19, 9:54 pm
Replies: 383
Views: 48,881
Posted By gengar

This time I told them not to bother with the...

This time I told them not to bother with the wrapping or even the holder. :)
Jun 13, 19, 3:17 pm
Replies: 414
Views: 109,605
Posted By gengar

Just saved $800 (~15%) on a VS TATL r/t in J....

Just saved $800 (~15%) on a VS TATL r/t in J. Great perk, especially now being able to book online.
Jun 12, 19, 10:15 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

I've already switched my default over to Lyft...

I've already switched my default over to Lyft since the different issue I had starting two months ago (I even signed up for Lyft's ride pass). I'd still like the backup option that Uber provides, not...
Jun 12, 19, 5:50 pm
Replies: 361
Views: 22,388
Posted By gengar

Have to compare the pay vs PPP/GNI though. I...

Have to compare the pay vs PPP/GNI though. I believe it was mentioned earlier in this thread (or perhaps another one on the topic) that the public doesn't have sympathy with the FAs because their pay...
Jun 12, 19, 5:33 pm
Replies: 168
Views: 16,945
Posted By gengar

Noting that IMO BA should respect whatever policy...

Noting that IMO BA should respect whatever policy they have in place regarding the LGW crews, 1 night rest is pretty standard across airlines even for TPACs. Certainly, whether that is "enough" is up...
Jun 12, 19, 5:26 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

The fact that you don't care that it is a new...

The fact that you don't care that it is a new data point is precisely the problem. If you don't like seeing new data points containing facts you don't like from people you obviously have personal...
Jun 12, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

Well, it's good you bring it up - I just got off...

Well, it's good you bring it up - I just got off the phone with AMEX (where, I'll add, the representative mentioned she's been getting lots of complaints about the Uber credit). The rep said she was...
Jun 12, 19, 3:45 pm
Replies: 1,085
Views: 117,226
Posted By gengar

Welp, another adventure with the Uber credit. ...

Welp, another adventure with the Uber credit.

Long story short: This month, my $15 credit never showed up and Uber had to manually add it (but only after trading multiple messages with Uber's...
Jun 12, 19, 2:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By gengar

Not going to get into the uselessness of CPAs...

Not going to get into the uselessness of CPAs here, but the point was simply how ridiculous the FR process is that an AMEX rep can't fathom how a small business doesn't have a CPA.
Jun 12, 19, 1:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By gengar

During my business FRs, my point of contact at...

During my business FRs, my point of contact at AMEX couldn't get over the fact that I didn't have a CPA.
Jun 12, 19, 12:38 am
Replies: 1,436
Views: 141,292
Posted By gengar

As an update to my Vegas club experiences with...

As an update to my Vegas club experiences with the PRG in post 1370 (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30987387-post1370.html), bottle service at Encore Beach Club did not earn 4x. I would assume then...
Jun 11, 19, 11:46 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 16,747
Posted By gengar

Conrad Osaka was 80k when it first opened. Earn...

Conrad Osaka was 80k when it first opened. Earn and burn!
Jun 11, 19, 8:49 pm
Replies: 168
Views: 16,945
Posted By gengar

Thank you for the info. [/left] Totally...

Thank you for the info.
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Totally understand that part of the issue and do not disagree with the sentiment - was mainly wondering the issue specific to LGW (vs., say LHR).
Jun 11, 19, 7:57 pm
Replies: 1,011
Views: 851,776
Posted By gengar

Back in the day, UA offered three meal service...

Back in the day, UA offered three meal service speed options in F: an express option similar to what AndyPatterson describes with DL, an expedited option, and the full meal service.

It's been a...
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