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Jun 18, 19, 4:57 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By troyb

Interesting. I did a points advance reservation...

Interesting. I did a points advance reservation at a St Regis property for next year, back before the devaluation. The booking was for five nights, 240k points, I had the reservation but no points...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 5, 19, 5:56 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By troyb

UGH - not having to worry about my luggage at DMK...

UGH - not having to worry about my luggage at DMK was really the only positive aspect of this whole situation. If I have to pick the bags up and deal with that nonsense, I will be really disappointed.
Forum: Thailand
Jun 5, 19, 6:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By troyb

I ended up using expedia.co.th to book tickets on...

I ended up using expedia.co.th to book tickets on Thai Lion Air for what I believe was the same price as buying direct. Perhaps that helps someone in the future. Unfortunately, due to the ridiculous...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 3, 19, 4:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By troyb

Nope, you're not missing anytime, but as...

Nope, you're not missing anytime, but as CrazyInteg noted, it seems that Thai Lion Air does not want foreigners buying tickets on its planes. As for the seat situation - for a short flight, this...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 3, 19, 11:49 am
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By troyb

Chiang Rai to Bali Flights & Purchasing Thai Lion Air Tickets

Good afternoon,

I'm finalizing the last few details of my honeymoon. For a number of reasons that are unimportant at this point, I need to get from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Bali (DPS) without an...
Mar 24, 19, 6:44 am
Replies: 59
Views: 4,610
Posted By troyb

They quoted me about $110 and I had initially...

They quoted me about $110 and I had initially found rates that were about half of that. Keep in mind that this is a very small lightweight item - weighs less than 0.5kg and can fit in 30cm x 10cm x...
Mar 20, 19, 7:46 am
Replies: 59
Views: 4,610
Posted By troyb

Thanks everyone for your comments and responses....

Thanks everyone for your comments and responses. It is interesting to see such divergent views on this. I tend to agree with those who think this skews towards nickel and diming, but also understand...
Mar 5, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 59
Views: 4,610
Posted By troyb

Hotel Fee to Send Back Left Item

I am interested in hearing what others think about a situation I am currently in. Here are the highlights:

- I recently left an article of clothing at a Park Hyatt in SE Asia (I live in the US)....
Feb 17, 19, 1:37 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 34,074
Posted By troyb

Just back from a quick stay, my first here. In...

Just back from a quick stay, my first here. In short, I liked it very much, but would find the value proposition a little tough to balance if I was on a paid rate (I used points). Some further...
Jan 4, 19, 6:32 am
Replies: 2,294
Views: 271,515
Posted By troyb

It would be really great if we could keep this...

It would be really great if we could keep this thread focused on this particular fare and related discussion specific to the use this fare. There's a number of threads in other forums that discuss...
Aug 26, 18, 12:30 pm
Replies: 234
Views: 64,484
Posted By troyb

I just had a pretty average stay here. Started...

I just had a pretty average stay here. Started off with one of the worst check-in experiences I've had at a higher-end hotel (had a detail about my stay wrong, gave very few details about the...
Forum: South America
Aug 21, 18, 9:05 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,988
Posted By troyb

You’re nuts for considering a trip to Caracas...

You’re nuts for considering a trip to Caracas based on a “good deal” for a night at a JW Marriott Hotel. I don’t know anyone who travels there on a regular basis anymore, and for those that still...
Aug 14, 18, 6:15 am
Replies: 3,055
Views: 382,558
Posted By troyb

I'm at wits end with these guys. Our story is as...

I'm at wits end with these guys. Our story is as follows:

- Bought 10 tickets each for my girlfriend and I. Eight or nine of these tickets were purchased in pairs of two (one-way flights for the...
Aug 8, 18, 9:01 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,720
Posted By troyb

Funny to come across this post. I was the OP...

Funny to come across this post. I was the OP almost 9 years ago exactly. It was my first trip to India - ironically, I never made it to the Westin Sohna, but have ended up in India more times than I...
Jul 23, 18, 6:03 am
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By troyb

Icelandair - Access to Saga Lounge Upon Arrival in KEF

Hi,

I've searched high and low for details on this, but haven't found anything helpful. I am flying JFK-KEF in Saga Class - no connection, KEF is my destination. I have a few hours to kill upon...
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 22, 18, 12:41 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By troyb

Thanks for this advice. I went with the 3:25pm...

Thanks for this advice. I went with the 3:25pm flight on Mokulele. Hopefully everything goes smoothly.
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 14, 18, 2:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By troyb

Connecting from AA to Mokulele / Hawaiian at KOA

Hi all,

I was hoping to get some inputs from the experts here on connecting at KOA.

I am on an AA flight that lands in KOA at 2:08PM, but want to get to OGG as soon as possible after landing....
May 25, 18, 10:29 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,903
Posted By troyb

Funny enough, I recently snagged a C63 from the...

Funny enough, I recently snagged a C63 from the Premium Upgrade area. As a Presidents Circle member, it was only a $25/day upgrade cost, no miles limit, and none of the extra documentation described...
May 19, 18, 2:57 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,657
Posted By troyb

I’ve got an upcoming stay booked at the Canyon...

I’ve got an upcoming stay booked at the Canyon Suites and was wondering if anyone has any recent experience there? I had a brief stay several years ago, which was great, but I haven’t stayed since...
May 1, 18, 6:45 am
Replies: 340
Views: 195,992
Posted By troyb

Still the most ridiculous thread in the history...

Still the most ridiculous thread in the history of FT. I cannot begin to comprehend building something like this and selling it for $19B.

Truly incredible.
Replies: 2,413
Views: 591,538
Posted By troyb

Just out of curiosity, can you share any examples...

Just out of curiosity, can you share any examples of past charters you've considered good deals? I find myself considering charters more and more but have trouble benchmarking what a good deal is vs....
Jan 3, 18, 10:29 am
Replies: 414
Views: 109,566
Posted By troyb

Hi, I know that AMEX waives the $39 booking...

Hi,

I know that AMEX waives the $39 booking fee for Centurion card members. I'm curious if anyone with both a Centurion and Platinum card (in their name, of course), has been able to have CTS book...
Nov 9, 17, 1:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,353
Posted By troyb

I recently returned from a two week international...

I recently returned from a two week international trip. All of my charges posted as usual (first pending, then posted), except for two hotel charges. One was charged 9 business days ago and the other...
Nov 3, 17, 6:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By troyb

I actually just stayed at the Thief last week. It...

I actually just stayed at the Thief last week. It was my first stay (and first time in Oslo). A few high level thoughts that come to mind:



Location - The hotel is located in a less than ideal...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 6, 17, 5:15 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 16,532
Posted By troyb

Do you get all of the same benefits and access...

Do you get all of the same benefits and access when bookin point to point or are there some limitations? For example, can you book excursions? Thinking of doing something on Hurtigruten in October...
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