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Aug 7, 20, 1:08 am
Replies: 94
Views: 6,811
Posted By stant

alaska is probably a special case given the...

alaska is probably a special case given the flight schedules.
i was ambassador under spg for a while and even back then your 24 never worked for me. not once.
Jul 23, 20, 7:20 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 12,615
Posted By stant

1. Dont get too hung up on category, you might be...

1. Dont get too hung up on category, you might be surprised how cheap some higher category properties can be. otherwise yes.
2. yes. best to speak to a manager not simply whoever answers the phone...
Jul 20, 20, 7:14 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 11,652
Posted By stant

unless you are covering something you NEED, and...

unless you are covering something you NEED, and something you cant afford to write a check to cover - like your life, your health, or your home - then insurance is for suckers.

if you can afford...
Jul 20, 20, 6:58 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,813
Posted By stant

so i can buy $5000 worth of value for $4250? is...

so i can buy $5000 worth of value for $4250? is there any catch? will stays paid for with e-gift cards receive credits for spend towards ambassador and night credits? can I use multiple e-gift cards...
Jul 20, 20, 6:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 12,615
Posted By stant

Nope. They were happy to have the revenue for an...

Nope. They were happy to have the revenue for an otherwise empty room. And I wouldnt rely on mobile check-in as there have been times when the system has forced me to go to the front desk. with...
Jul 16, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 3,450
Views: 436,437
Posted By stant

the first time this happened since i started...

the first time this happened since i started traveling again i had been told by front desk staff i know at regular places i stay that they simply arent upgrading, period. this was at a 1000 room...
Jul 16, 20, 11:34 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By stant

uhhhh. thats why i said it was LIKE a timeshare....

uhhhh. thats why i said it was LIKE a timeshare. and then you went and said the exact same thing i did...
am i missing something?
Jul 15, 20, 4:32 pm
Replies: 3,450
Views: 436,437
Posted By stant

they certainly are doing it, and the marriot siop...

they certainly are doing it, and the marriot siop rules dont kick back in till what, september?
Jul 15, 20, 4:28 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By stant

i havent done the promo in hawaii, but i have...

i havent done the promo in hawaii, but i have done similar promos in orlando. AFIK once you buy these, there is no refunds. You can change dates but you cant get your money back. it's just like a...
Jul 14, 20, 9:10 pm
Replies: 390
Views: 50,053
Posted By stant

gold wouldnt get you 25 nights though. im in...

gold wouldnt get you 25 nights though.
im in the same boat as you. i emailed the amassador department they said they would get it fixed shortly.

as a quick followup: the correct nights are posted...
Jul 14, 20, 5:41 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

award travel factors in because I dont have an...

award travel factors in because I dont have an unlimited supply of miles, i know I'm going to take the flight, the choices are pay economy and upgrade with SWU, pay for business, or get award travel...
Jul 14, 20, 9:24 am
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

why would i want to waste 50k miles and spend...

why would i want to waste 50k miles and spend $700 when i can book as web special saver award in business for 90k miles and about $300 bux taxes? i get way more than 2.6 cents all the time. I fly to...
Jul 14, 20, 6:28 am
Replies: 390
Views: 50,053
Posted By stant

I'm an ambassador member, so I'm supposed to get...

I'm an ambassador member, so I'm supposed to get 50 nights, yes? I noticed a bump in my account just now, but only 25 nights. Anyone else seeing this?
Jul 2, 20, 9:20 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

mileage upgrades require a cash copay unless you...

mileage upgrades require a cash copay unless you are booking in full fare economy - spend you get no EQDs or FF miles for. even if you ignore this, the comparison to points doesnt mean anything, the...
Apr 13, 20, 9:56 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

for me, I can easily get 4-5k$ value out of a...

for me, I can easily get 4-5k$ value out of a pair of SWUs. I have enough spend already to hit the 9k figure (and EQMs), and plan on burning miles for the rest of my travel just in case, for the rest...
Apr 13, 20, 5:24 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

please read what i wrote. I looked in the month...

please read what i wrote. I looked in the month you were interested in and found BA non stop in business for 99.5k miles round trip. LOWER than the published saver 115k miles award for rt. or if you...
Apr 13, 20, 4:19 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

looking at one city pair for a week or two time...

looking at one city pair for a week or two time in one month isnt exactly painting a broad picture of the facts on the ground, is it?

looking mid july, i'm seeing TONS of avalibility for as...
Apr 13, 20, 1:48 pm
Replies: 179
Views: 35,688
Posted By stant

just depends when and where you search. i found...

just depends when and where you search. i found plenty of saver awards to lhr from east coast cities for only 90k miles round trip in business. sadly the uk is still closed.
Mar 29, 20, 1:09 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 115,616
Posted By stant

if you took advantage of the flexible...

if you took advantage of the flexible cancellation policy to do this, you sir are a first rate - something I wont say here on the forum...
Mar 28, 20, 6:36 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,422
Posted By stant

contact the property. I canceled a stay, when I...

contact the property. I canceled a stay, when I didnt see a credit in 7 days I contacted the property, had to forward the cancellation email and i had my credit 3 days later.
Mar 28, 20, 11:14 am
Replies: 154
Views: 32,427
Posted By stant

Yup. Just got my cancelation notice last night :/...

Yup. Just got my cancelation notice last night :/ interestingly enough it said that SOME London properties would remain open.
Mar 26, 20, 1:12 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 32,427
Posted By stant

And yet an email to the concierge said I still...

And yet an email to the concierge said I still have two valid bookings in April and May.
Mar 2, 20, 7:55 pm
Replies: 211
Views: 44,395
Posted By stant

GOOD - thats exactly what the OP should do. a...

GOOD - thats exactly what the OP should do. a strong dog like that can destroy a life, and by that I dont mean financial ruin, I mean death.

lawsuits should not be a matter of a convenient target.
Feb 24, 20, 5:46 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 20,447
Posted By stant

uhhh - you are NOT supposed to be able to cancel...

uhhh - you are NOT supposed to be able to cancel advance rates. marriott doing that for you is a courtesy. the more expensive rates are more expensive becasue they allow the flexibility of...
Feb 24, 20, 5:43 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 20,447
Posted By stant

if the option is: a) the property just not...

if the option is:

a) the property just not accepting SNA upgrades
or b) the property offering less than a suite for the SNA AND the customer gets to choose if they accept this lesser offering
...
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