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Nov 20, 14, 5:08 pm
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Posted By baxterboy12

Worth Paying $200 for Gold requalify to stay at this property?

I'm surprising my extended family of 11 with a 7 night stay here in July 2015. I found 11 Avios seats together so I'm feeling lucky. I am Gold this year but need 3 more stays to re-qualify for '15. I...
Sep 2, 14, 12:05 pm
Replies: 1,568
Views: 27,059
Posted By baxterboy12

Gold status

How many days after the account opens does the Gold status hit? Do you have to wait until 1st statement closes?
Aug 31, 14, 5:26 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 20,244
Posted By baxterboy12

Using free days in San Juan?

Has anyone successfully used Emerald Club free rental days for SJU rentals?
Aug 15, 14, 8:41 pm
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Views: 1,130
Posted By baxterboy12

Walk up tickets

@LAXGR, did you end up trying to get walk up tickets?

I'll be in London on the bank holiday, August 25, and advance tickets are sold out. I don't want to kill 5 hours and $150 on train tickets to...
Jul 31, 14, 5:17 pm
Replies: 3,951
Views: 232,123
Posted By baxterboy12

LHR fees

I paid $5/person in fees BNA-LHR. I paid $322 in fees LHR-BNA in FC.

The $350 is what I was quoted to cancel the outbound leg and rebook on AA. From the link it appears the agent was wrong. The...
Jul 31, 14, 4:35 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,944
Posted By baxterboy12

OP, if you have WN CC, you can get 1500 TQP for...

OP, if you have WN CC, you can get 1500 TQP for each $10K in spend to top off your status.
Jul 31, 14, 3:39 pm
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Views: 232,123
Posted By baxterboy12

Last question, I never fly UA, but I have...

Last question, I never fly UA, but I have top-tier with WN and Frontier. Would it be worth a status match with UA to try and waive the $350 in fees? Would it get me any other perks on this trip?
...
Jul 31, 14, 3:37 pm
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Views: 232,123
Posted By baxterboy12

to WineCountryUA

thank you. I was leaning towards changing and this info seals the deal if AA seats open up.
Jul 31, 14, 2:52 pm
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Views: 232,123
Posted By baxterboy12

What would you do? United, BA mile refund for AA miles + cash?

My wife and I are are on UA918 IAD-LHR for 57,500 miles each in I. Our final destination is CDG so we also spent 18k Avios and $80 to go LHR-CDG.

Our total travel time is 25 hours (ugh) from BNA...
May 30, 14, 6:28 pm
Replies: 3,510
Views: 328,798
Posted By baxterboy12

Starwood 30K offer for Business and Personal

USA----->SPG Business and Personal Card

The once a year 30K Starwood offer for Personal and Business just came in my inbox. PM me with your name and email address if you'd like the link and...
May 9, 14, 3:07 pm
Replies: 8,977
Views: 1,638,317
Posted By baxterboy12

big purchase refunded on accident

I bought $10,000 in one fell swoop on 2 different AA 100K cards.

Statement posted, got 110K miles, everything was fine.

A week later, the company I made a payment of $10K to calls and says...
May 5, 14, 3:46 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By baxterboy12

Award travel

I used United points in first class, and unfortunately they couldn't find 2 award seats to continue on to CDG.
May 5, 14, 3:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By baxterboy12

Great suggestion on London base camp and 1 night...

Great suggestion on London base camp and 1 night trip to Paris. THANK YOU for the tip about the Holiday in the UK. I wondered why the saver train fares were hard to come by.
May 5, 14, 3:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By baxterboy12

I'm not either. What's to like about mean people,...

I'm not either. What's to like about mean people, borderline extortionist pricing, and 2nd hand smoke everywhere? But alas, my wife has never been, and the whole world thinks Paris is romantic, so...
May 5, 14, 2:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By baxterboy12

Landing LHR, need to get to Paris, Train or Plane?

Hi, my wife and I are doing London and Paris for a week in August.

Nashville>LHR, August 19/20.
LHR>Paris hotel Aug 20
Paris hotel>London hotel Aug 22
LHR>Nashville Aug 26

We wanted to do...
Apr 11, 14, 6:55 am
Replies: 187
Views: 21,278
Posted By baxterboy12

North American Avios availability

The last 7 trips I've tried to book with Avios I've struck out and bought revenue tickets. To MBJ or SJU in October, to ORD in April, May, and November, to NYC in May, etc. Yes, you are right, there...
Apr 10, 14, 4:34 pm
Replies: 187
Views: 21,278
Posted By baxterboy12

Frustrated across the pond too

Nashville, TN, USA based flyer here. I been checking every day since T-355 for 2 simple non-stop flights from Nashville to Chicago. Nada, nothing, zilch, zippo. American operates 8 non-stops a day...
Apr 1, 14, 9:42 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 20,244
Posted By baxterboy12

Aisle now open in San Juan!!!

I was there March 15-18 and the aisle had just opened. Walk 3-4 minutes from baggage claim and bypass the counter. Very easy. I used [email protected] to get a mid-size for $30/day and was able...
Apr 1, 14, 9:13 pm
Replies: 1,240
Views: 192,921
Posted By baxterboy12

if you are booking a hotel on travelocity this...

if you are booking a hotel on travelocity this month over $250, user coupon code HOTEL40 to get $40 off. Better'n nothing.
Mar 3, 14, 2:16 pm
Replies: 1,240
Views: 192,921
Posted By baxterboy12

Hotel purchases in the new system

I have the Barclay card and the Travelocity card. On the Barclay card, I can redeem points for travel purchased anywhere, but it seems that the Travelocity card is more restrictive.

Q: Can I...
Feb 24, 14, 7:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,819
Posted By baxterboy12

I guess it has to do with my ignorance related to...

I guess it has to do with my ignorance related to the Frontier compensation policy. I always fly Southwest Airlines, and they usually offer $200-$300/passenger if you are delayed for 3 hours. I...
Feb 23, 14, 6:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,819
Posted By baxterboy12

@lowfareair we had a 5 hour layover in...

@lowfareair

we had a 5 hour layover in Denver anyhow, so the 3 hour delay just turned the layover into 2 hours instead. We still made the trip.

I'm hoping I can find a way to make use of the...
Feb 22, 14, 10:09 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By baxterboy12

dagui, good to know. Thanks. AW from...

dagui, good to know. Thanks.

AW from Columbus, Ohio, coming your way this week.

Tickets claimed.
Feb 22, 14, 9:49 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By baxterboy12

Poor AA Partner Award Availability?

Any other USA based folks noticed that AA partner award availability using Avios has drastically decreased lately?

I used to be able to book 7 award seats on all flights 11 months out for BNA>ORD...
Feb 22, 14, 9:44 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 3,819
Posted By baxterboy12

GRRRR Frontier

Side note, this 3 hour delay nearly ruined my entire ski trip. The delay was on a Friday night, and since Frontier has only a handful of flights out of Nashville, they couldn't get me to Denver until...
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