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Forum: CommunityBuzz
Aug 18, 19, 5:18 pm
Replies: 3,337
Views: 884,287
Posted By ZeppoX

baaack

Not sure where to post this, but here goes.
Have I really been absent for 3 years? Yes, since November 2016.
In 2014 I became disabled and my employer forced me into retirement. So much for 40-50...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 22, 14, 9:31 am
Replies: 161
Views: 37,403
Posted By ZeppoX

As it turns out, their T&C say no such thing. At...

As it turns out, their T&C say no such thing. At least they did not as of 9-2013 when they expired 5,800 points from my account, citing T&C. I complained, and a couple months later they put the...
Nov 13, 13, 1:31 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By ZeppoX

Same folio is the key. Ask at checkin, because...

Same folio is the key.
Ask at checkin, because I have never had two rooms to end up on the same folio without inquiring at the hotel.
Jun 30, 13, 10:58 am
Replies: 114
Views: 39,388
Posted By ZeppoX

Frequent Flyer Bonuses posted a link, which gives...

Frequent Flyer Bonuses posted a link, which gives this result:

"The page you requested is not valid."
Jun 26, 13, 10:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By ZeppoX

JS Trojan attempt

Flyertalk just tried to install a Javascript trojan on my PC. It got blocked by my security software, but the result was a complete crash of the PC. As a precaution, I am wiping and rebuilding. As...
Jun 25, 13, 1:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By ZeppoX

It is hard to see how hotels make any money from...

It is hard to see how hotels make any money from in-room movies of any kind, unless people's kids are accessing them without permission. Me, if what's on TV is not satisfactory, I fire up my laptop...
May 14, 13, 7:30 am
Replies: 119
Views: 12,158
Posted By ZeppoX

All Hilton properties have such guarantee. ...

All Hilton properties have such guarantee. Confirmed it with a phone call.
This is an error on the web site.
Expect errors on Hilton websites.
Especially errors that benefit Blackstone.
May 14, 13, 7:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,564
Posted By ZeppoX

sl o o o o o o o w

sl o o o o o o o w
May 13, 13, 11:17 am
Replies: 119
Views: 12,158
Posted By ZeppoX

100% satisfaction guarantee = full refund for at...

100% satisfaction guarantee = full refund for at least one night. Plus something additional for being forced to move in the middle of the night.

When something similar happened to us at the...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jan 5, 13, 10:46 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By ZeppoX

Second the motion about Golden Rule. When we...

Second the motion about Golden Rule.
When we got three days notice to be there or else, we did not know about Golden Rule or any other agency specializing in short-notice travel. Our lawyer...
Replies: 51
Views: 6,519
Posted By ZeppoX

Seriously! We all want to know. This IS the...

Seriously! We all want to know. This IS the topic.
Oct 29, 12, 9:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By ZeppoX

"cash"

I once visited a place that somehow had caused their credit card machine to print out receipts labeled as "cash." RN refused to honor it when I inquired about missing miles. They did honor a...
Oct 4, 12, 10:49 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By ZeppoX

If saying several nights, might consider the...

If saying several nights, might consider the Hilton on St. Charles Avenue. It is similarly priced, better location, and with any kind of upgrade you can be in a very nice oversized room.
The HGI...
Oct 2, 12, 10:31 am
Replies: 1,206
Views: 260,652
Posted By ZeppoX

email just now: "Rake In Double Bonus ...

email just now:

"Rake In Double Bonus
Earn twice the American Airlines AAdvantage® miles, October 2 – 16
Every dollar you spend at participating AAdvantage DiningSM restaurants during the Rake...
Sep 5, 12, 1:30 pm
Replies: 442
Views: 159,073
Posted By ZeppoX

Seems to me that late check-out policies are...

Seems to me that late check-out policies are quite consistent, no matter what the chain.

Day before: they cannot say, needing hang on to rooms for possible late (revenue-pruducing) arrivals....
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Sep 5, 12, 12:40 pm
Replies: 10,392
Views: 2,114,156
Posted By ZeppoX

One lame sweeps does not a partner make. Not...

One lame sweeps does not a partner make.
Not dissing you, kipper, of course. You are just reporting the facts.
To be a "partner," the chain needs offer something to get listed as such. Clearly...
Replies: 11
Views: 5,928
Posted By ZeppoX

Made me look. Points have survived for...

Made me look.
Points have survived for approximately 36 hours. We'll see later in the week. Too bad I tossed the slip after using it (and before reading this thread, double d'oh bonus.)
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Sep 4, 12, 2:54 pm
Replies: 10,392
Views: 2,114,156
Posted By ZeppoX

So what is the second half of the year hotel...

So what is the second half of the year hotel partner, if any?
There is none listed on the home page. And the only things in the travel rewards are an instant win at a casino, a Hilton sweeps, and a...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Sep 4, 12, 2:48 pm
Replies: 1,292
Views: 1,335,702
Posted By ZeppoX

Checking in while "passing by" is documented in...

Checking in while "passing by" is documented in this thread as an account-killer. Top Guest says something about "velocity," which I suppose has to do with your smartphone's GPS.

Rapid-fire...
Replies: 11
Views: 5,928
Posted By ZeppoX

When you new PC card comes, look to see if there...

When you new PC card comes, look to see if there is a slip in it with a code for this promo. There was in mine and the points posted imediately.
Aug 29, 12, 12:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,784
Posted By ZeppoX

I cannot count how many times HHonors customer...

I cannot count how many times HHonors customer service has come through in the same situation ... I need to make a change but lack the points to book the new rez until the old points rez is cancelled...
Aug 22, 12, 5:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By ZeppoX

upgrades anyone?

I agree with all of the above.

But still do HHonors as my primary program and Priority as secondary.

Why?

When using HHonors for family vacations, as Diamond, I almost always get an upgrade...
Replies: 92
Views: 13,357
Posted By ZeppoX

Suspect that in these five pages someone has...

Suspect that in these five pages someone has posted this incentive, but to be sure:
Many times I have been upgraded to a suite or whatever in order to free up a regular room in an overbooked...
Jul 18, 12, 1:18 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,397
Posted By ZeppoX

The last post in "please share IDine bonuses" was...

The last post in "please share IDine bonuses" was May 31.
'nuf said.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 18, 12, 12:57 pm
Replies: 1,292
Views: 1,335,702
Posted By ZeppoX

OK, Wingate is no longer listed as a participant....

OK, Wingate is no longer listed as a participant.
But the crawler on the TopGuest home page is showing people getting 50 points for checkins at Wingates. Like right now.
Same pattern happened when...
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