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Forum: Hawaii
Sep 18, 18, 11:31 am
Replies: 47
Views: 17,443
Posted By thedoorchick

I don't think you should expect to pay nearly...

I don't think you should expect to pay nearly that much. Hawaii is expensive and always will be, but not $800/night expensive unless you're at the Four Seasons or Fairmont.

Anecdotal but we...
Forum: Texas
Jul 18, 16, 12:39 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 70,613
Posted By thedoorchick

Personally I would Uber to Grapevine or Coppell...

Personally I would Uber to Grapevine or Coppell for a burger and beer. Lots of good options closer than Dallas.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 1, 16, 8:14 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,823
Posted By thedoorchick

I'd leave perhaps 10%....Perhaps....But I agree...

I'd leave perhaps 10%....Perhaps....But I agree with giving feedback to either her or the manager or better yet both, so they don't just assume it's someone being cheap. Once in Hawaii we dined at a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 13, 16, 11:16 am
Replies: 111
Views: 16,739
Posted By thedoorchick

What I don't get is people who stand up...

What I don't get is people who stand up (especially those in middle or window seats) and stay hunched over due to the low clearance, for 5-10 minutes waiting for those in front of them to leave....
Forum: USA
May 12, 16, 12:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By thedoorchick

Last summer we rented a car at SFO and returned...

Last summer we rented a car at SFO and returned it to SEA, driving for a week in between from one to the other. I think the total was around $700. Not sure what you consider "affordable." I consider...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 11, 16, 11:32 am
Replies: 122
Views: 15,331
Posted By thedoorchick

Wow. Just wow.

Wow. Just wow.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 11, 16, 11:30 am
Replies: 122
Views: 15,331
Posted By thedoorchick

One of my biggest travel pet peeves is that high...

One of my biggest travel pet peeves is that high end hotels charge for internet. Yet you get free internet at every midrange and lower hotel. If I am paying more for a hotel, I expect it to include...
Forum: Texas
May 11, 16, 8:21 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,200
Posted By thedoorchick

LOTS of great options in Grapevine. One of the...

LOTS of great options in Grapevine. One of the best DFW suburbs for dining in my (admittedly biased) opinion.

Holes in the wall/very casual:
Italian - Amore's or Cafe Italia, both off Northwest...
May 9, 16, 11:51 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

Doubtful. The IRS is going to look at when the...

Doubtful. The IRS is going to look at when the points were available to be used. If the taxpayer has custody of the asset and unrestricted freedom to use it, its receipt will be taxed at that time.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 9, 16, 11:48 am
Replies: 51
Views: 8,932
Posted By thedoorchick

Good thing I spent all that time writing...

Good thing I spent all that time writing thoughtful reviews on TripAdvisor then. ;)
May 9, 16, 11:31 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

That'll be enough for a really nice vacation (or...

That'll be enough for a really nice vacation (or two). :)

I have really been enjoying this thread, being a tax nerd myself. Most of the time I can't get people not in my profession to have...
Forum: Texas
May 9, 16, 10:50 am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,243
Posted By thedoorchick

Based on the tone of the last several posts, I'm...

Based on the tone of the last several posts, I'm going to say no.

Dallas has access to a busy DFW hub and a lot of options for flights. It has modern living arrangements available and access to...
Forum: Texas
May 9, 16, 10:47 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,333
Posted By thedoorchick

If this is on United (so, guaranteed to be in the...

If this is on United (so, guaranteed to be in the same terminal), I don't see why not, although this leaves no room for error or delays. If the flight is on time, sure.

I'd probably do it...
May 9, 16, 10:38 am
Replies: 27
Views: 4,067
Posted By thedoorchick

Ah, good to know. Actually we decided he's going...

Ah, good to know. Actually we decided he's going to GLD challenge anyway, so it will all come out in the wash - except of course challenging isn't free. :D
May 8, 16, 4:58 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 4,067
Posted By thedoorchick

Interesting. Too bad our Citi AA card is in my...

Interesting. Too bad our Citi AA card is in my name. I am lifetime GLD but my hubs has no status. Would love for him to find a way to GLD (of course, I know the obvious answer to how to accomplish...
May 6, 16, 3:26 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

I agree, don't attach documentation of valuation...

I agree, don't attach documentation of valuation methods to the return as filed. Keep in your back pocket in case of need. As many have pointed out, the likelihood is there but is slim if you...
May 6, 16, 3:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,527
Posted By thedoorchick

Based on recent experience with other companies...

Based on recent experience with other companies moving here, of which there have been quite a few - no, I expect they will not.
May 6, 16, 8:17 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,527
Posted By thedoorchick

While I agree that flight crews are entitled to...

While I agree that flight crews are entitled to food and bathroom breaks and their getting the opportunity for adequate sleep should go without saying, I think you're right about all of this....
May 5, 16, 11:30 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

Three years from the date the tax return was...

Three years from the date the tax return was filed.
May 5, 16, 11:29 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

Maybe arbitrary isn't the right word, but my...

Maybe arbitrary isn't the right word, but my point is that I don't understand anyone's personal valuation system that clearly defies reality. Every system is arbitrary; by virtue of the fact that...
Forum: Texas
May 5, 16, 10:21 am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,243
Posted By thedoorchick

One benefit of Dallas is its proximity to areas...

One benefit of Dallas is its proximity to areas you would want to take weekend trips to. You can get anywhere in the country in 4 hours or less - usually much less. Also DFW is a big enough hub that...
Forum: Texas
May 5, 16, 10:19 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,045
Posted By thedoorchick

Las Colinas is probably a good area for you. In...

Las Colinas is probably a good area for you. In looking on Expedia there are quite a few in your price range. Omni or NYLO might be good options.

Also downtown might not be a bad idea; there will...
May 5, 16, 10:05 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

Right, I don't understand some arbitrary...

Right, I don't understand some arbitrary valuation placed on a flight by an individual, that may not correlate at all to what the flight would cost in actual dollars.

Everyone has their own...
May 5, 16, 9:41 am
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

From where can you get a domestic roundtrip in F...

From where can you get a domestic roundtrip in F for $450??? Not out of DFW, I'll tell you that!
May 4, 16, 2:24 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 14,797
Posted By thedoorchick

That's a reasonable value, although you do not...

That's a reasonable value, although you do not have to accept it and can file a form with your tax return claiming a different value than that shown on the 1099. I've heard of people being hit with...
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