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Leaving the question of morality to one side for...

Leaving the question of morality to one side for a moment, what I find odd is that IHG clearly know that these codes are being posted on FT and used.

If they were really unhappy about it, I feel...
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I agree too. If I were a tourist arriving in...

I agree too. If I were a tourist arriving in London, staying at a recommended hotel from The Flyertalk Community, and ended up in Wimbledon... I'd be disappointed.

OP - check out a tube map.
Jan 17, 14, 3:54 pm
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Posted By ojs555

Please don't. I'm sure someone will be along...

Please don't.

I'm sure someone will be along shortly to tell you how lucky you are!
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Posted By ojs555

Free internet working fine here at HI Bristol...

Free internet working fine here at HI Bristol (Filton) - although as some others have stated, it's limited to the 256 KBps link rather than the "High Speed" which is (a) paid for; and (b) of unknown...
Jun 14, 13, 2:18 pm
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Posted By ojs555

Fortified by pre-takeoff apperitifs in 3A, I did...

Fortified by pre-takeoff apperitifs in 3A, I did once ask the CSD whether she posted on Flyertalk under the name "Pucci".

She replied that it wasn't her; but I then felt guilty... Because I...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Mar 1, 13, 1:26 am
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Posted By ojs555

I wondered this too, as the prices looked good...

I wondered this too, as the prices looked good and I was considering taking advantage. They weren't so great though that you wouldn't mind paying again should the reservation not be allowed.

So I...
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Posted By ojs555

Yes, can totally endorse the positive reviews for...

Yes, can totally endorse the positive reviews for this hotel; and while I appreciate being recognised as a Platinum holder (which is partially why I keep returning), it is of course a shame that it's...
Jul 13, 12, 7:28 am
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Posted By ojs555

Show us yer pectabs darlin' !

Show us yer pectabs darlin' !
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Posted By ojs555

No points if the company pays? Doesn't sound right.

Hello all...

For many years, I've stayed in various H Inns and C-plazas around the UK. Almost all have been paid by the company I work for while I stay away for business.

Recently, I noticed...
Apr 25, 12, 1:51 pm
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Posted By ojs555

Matching your customer service style to the needs...

Matching your customer service style to the needs of the person in front of you is one of the hardest skills to learn, and almost requires an intuitive sense of customer service. If you're not sure,...
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Posted By ojs555

Over the last few months, I've had a number of...

Over the last few months, I've had a number of occasions where a stay has been recorded as "non-qualifying". The good news is that (a) the number of occasions has declined recently; and (b) every...
Apr 5, 12, 1:25 pm
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Posted By ojs555

Please can you put me in the draw too please?...

Please can you put me in the draw too please? Thanks! Sounds great.
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Quick update for other UK visitors... Just phoned...

Quick update for other UK visitors... Just phoned up again (0871 226 1111) and spoke to a very helpful lady who (having spoken to the hotel) confirmed that HIX had indeed been 15k points last year,...
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Can you / anyone else provide a link to where it...

Can you / anyone else provide a link to where it says on the website that previous rates will be honored / honoured?
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Posted By ojs555

This is exactly the same experience as I had in...

This is exactly the same experience as I had in the UK when trying to book a Holiday Inn Express. 15k last year, 25k this year.

When I mentioned that "I heard if I asked, you could offer at the...
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Posted By ojs555

My suggestion would be to log into your account...

My suggestion would be to log into your account on the Holiday Inn website and navigate to the "Manage Account" section where you can see your recent stays / statement.

You should see there the...
Jan 19, 12, 9:04 am
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Posted By ojs555

Actually as it turns out, it doesn't matter which...

Actually as it turns out, it doesn't matter which way you go. I think part of it though is subconscious expectation... Ie, humans have an expectation on what's going to happen or what we'll see, so...
Jan 19, 12, 3:19 am
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Posted By ojs555

Well consider yourself lucky you're not at...

Well consider yourself lucky you're not at Gatwick where it wouldn't matter what pictogram or language was used. There, the signs to the Hilton hotel point both left and right! It annoyed me so much...
Jan 16, 12, 3:35 am
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Posted By ojs555

Yes, +1 to that sentiment. Where are the BA...

Yes, +1 to that sentiment. Where are the BA Apologists when you need them ;-)

Agree about the seating alogirthm. It's dreadful but choosing the best seat is a difficult subject. In fact, I wrote...
Jan 1, 12, 10:33 am
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Posted By ojs555

This sounds very interesting! Do you get the...

This sounds very interesting! Do you get the 20,000 clubcard points up front - ie at the start of the 24 month contract?
Dec 24, 11, 5:09 pm
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Posted By ojs555

I worked on check-in for 3 years and (in later...

I worked on check-in for 3 years and (in later years, as a handling agent) worked for many different airlines - but including BA! There are a few things about upgrades passengers should know:

1)...
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Posted By ojs555

Redeeming points for a meal or breakfast. Still possible?

Hi All..

Just a quick one really. Is it still possible to redeem IHG points for either a breakfast or meal voucher? If so... Can you tell me the series of links to take me to the redemption page....
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Posted By ojs555

Good timing... Just trying to organise something...

Good timing... Just trying to organise something with the wife for the weekend. Was going to swap points for shopping vouchers for Christmas, but not sure if they'll arrive in time for Christmas.
...
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Posted By ojs555

First of all, welcome aboard and thanks very much...

First of all, welcome aboard and thanks very much for joining our happy little clan.

Secondly, yes, definitely please improve the Platinum benefits but make it harder to attain. Perhaps making it...
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Posted By ojs555

Yup - UK member (if that makes any difference) -...

Yup - UK member (if that makes any difference) - and I get that almost all the time. I too had signed up with many promos previously and gained Platinum remarkably quickly (about 15 nights IIRC).
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