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Jan 12, 19, 4:47 pm
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Posted By porphyra

I am Platinum from last year but will drop to...

I am Platinum from last year but will drop to Gold starting February 1st. I want to do a platinum challenge starting now, since I will have 10 days from the 20th to 30th of January. However, the CSR...
Sep 15, 18, 12:47 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

My points are still missing, and at this stage...

My points are still missing, and at this stage the people on the phone are surprised to hear it. Seems like it is one of those accounts that has slipped through the cracks. All their emails to IT...
Sep 2, 18, 9:29 pm
Replies: 519
Views: 79,186
Posted By porphyra

Got the offer to upgrade my SPG to the SPG luxury...

Got the offer to upgrade my SPG to the SPG luxury a couple days ago for 100,000 points. One thing that has me confused is that the strict terms when applying for a new card, are not anywhere in the...
Aug 26, 18, 2:32 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

So now my account shows 286 points from points...

So now my account shows 286 points from points posted from my Amex SPG card. So clearly they are not having issues posting new points. But still missing over 50k+ points from the merge. The issue is...
Aug 22, 18, 1:43 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

Yup same issue. My SPG points are at 0 but my...

Yup same issue. My SPG points are at 0 but my nights are correct. My Marriott points are correct, as well as my nights and my new Platinum Elite Status. To clarify: technically I am a Ritz-Carlton...
Aug 21, 18, 4:37 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

Sigh. SPG points still at 0. Keep getting the...

Sigh. SPG points still at 0. Keep getting the wait 24 hours every 24 hours. I wonder what the issues are. I was hoping to book a trip for the week after labor day. Now am not sure if my points will...
Aug 20, 18, 9:20 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

My SPG account still showing 0 points, even...

My SPG account still showing 0 points, even though it shows all details in the Activity tab. It is showing my nights this year though.

What a terrible IT failure. Seriously, did you guys take...
Aug 20, 18, 8:50 am
Replies: 140
Views: 14,468
Posted By porphyra

This doesn't work for me. I manage to log into my...

This doesn't work for me. I manage to log into my SPG account, but still see 0 points. My Ritz-carlton (Marriott) account still shows my old balance. I have lost 50K+ SPG points somewhere in the...
Jul 8, 18, 12:50 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 228,881
Posted By porphyra

Great tip. I was frustrated with their redesigned...

Great tip. I was frustrated with their redesigned site since now I couldn't even view my reservation, let alone select seats (earlier at least it displayed your bookings). This is a great trick.
Jul 8, 18, 12:45 pm
Replies: 473
Views: 228,881
Posted By porphyra

+1. Thanks for the tip. Managed to confirm a seat...

+1. Thanks for the tip. Managed to confirm a seat on my LAX-ICN flight in F on Avianca website. To your point, I was unable to select 1A even though it showed open. However, it immediately error'd...
Jun 1, 18, 12:59 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 6,550
Posted By porphyra

It seems from the OP that it was indeed sold out....

It seems from the OP that it was indeed sold out. The non-revs were only there because the gate agents assumed that some people wouldn't make the connection, and gave away their seats to the...
May 1, 18, 7:16 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 13,475
Posted By porphyra

This is correct. That previous poster must have...

This is correct. That previous poster must have had a bad experience, but in at least 12 countries and numerous US PP lounges, never been turned away once with a priority verification (non-seat...
Apr 18, 18, 4:52 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,106
Posted By porphyra

If you're going to compare the cards, you might...

If you're going to compare the cards, you might also want to bring in Ritz-Carlton Rewards card at $450, as a comparison to the Amex SPG $450 AF card.
Apr 16, 18, 8:20 pm
Replies: 3,215
Views: 609,092
Posted By porphyra

If this is true, then this card will truly be...

If this is true, then this card will truly be worth hanging on to. Otherwise, goodbye Ritz Carlton. However, doing this would undercut the new SPG Amex luxury card with the $450 AF which only gives...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 5, 18, 4:27 pm
Replies: 1,091
Views: 222,797
Posted By porphyra

Sigh. It was a sad day when I ran out of my...

Sigh. It was a sad day when I ran out of my Hibiki 15 (2 months ago) and my Yamazaki 12 (9 months ago). Only my sole prized possession: The Nikka Yoichi 20 Yr old remains, unopened, that I purchased...
Apr 5, 18, 3:18 pm
Replies: 3,215
Views: 609,092
Posted By porphyra

Wow not sure how you managed that, but that is...

Wow not sure how you managed that, but that is typically impossible. The club upgrades only ever seem to work on paid stays and that too only on the upgradeable rate (which sometimes is more...
Mar 21, 18, 3:34 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,670
Posted By porphyra

Wasn't there also a talk about concerns with some...

Wasn't there also a talk about concerns with some studios being vary of offering streaming options, since it is theoretically possible to capture the stream vs LCD seatback content which is more...
Jan 24, 18, 10:09 pm
Replies: 3,215
Views: 609,092
Posted By porphyra

Curious about this as well.

Curious about this as well.
Jan 15, 18, 1:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By porphyra

It's fixed now. Lasted most of one day but was up...

It's fixed now. Lasted most of one day but was up and running yesterday. No issues since.Glad they got on it quick!
Jan 13, 18, 4:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By porphyra

That explains it! I am in Australia at the moment...

That explains it! I am in Australia at the moment and for some reason, I couldn't stay connected to any of the network at all. It didn't happen two days ago. Thought my brand new LG V30 was going on...
Oct 7, 17, 10:34 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,443
Posted By porphyra

The agent was not wrong. J/F from DFW on AA is...

The agent was not wrong. J/F from DFW on AA is completely sold out (actually the entire flight is full). Only LAX HKG as a few seats on 10/13, but good luck getting any award seats with that...
Oct 1, 17, 9:21 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 6,137
Posted By porphyra

You do realize that 1 and 2 are inversely...

You do realize that 1 and 2 are inversely correlated with 5. The huge growth of LCCs is fueled by a low fuel price and a strong economy. This has led to significant price wars and the lowest average...
Sep 9, 17, 6:07 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 33,069
Posted By porphyra

Thank you for your suggestions. Yes, it looks...

Thank you for your suggestions. Yes, it looks like I will have to take cabs/uber/lyft. Sam Houston has some good rates so might try that.

I guess the Rental car companies are really reeling post...
Sep 9, 17, 2:53 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 33,069
Posted By porphyra

Yes. Pretty much right there where all the...

Yes. Pretty much right there where all the foreign consulates/embassies are located.
Sep 9, 17, 12:12 pm
Replies: 275
Views: 33,069
Posted By porphyra

Hey all. I will be in Houston next week and need...

Hey all. I will be in Houston next week and need to do some work in the Consulate area along the Buffalo Bayou/Allen Parkway. What is a good option? Staying downtown? Or further west?

I am not...
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