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Dec 22, 16, 5:37 pm
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Posted By sim510

Do not connect thru China if you can avoid it....

Do not connect thru China if you can avoid it. Totally horrible. Long slow immigration lines (2...enter and exit) plus rechecking bags, security lines long and slow... totally ate up 3 hour...
Dec 20, 16, 3:13 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 7,707
Posted By sim510

How is a transfer at PVG?

We fly ORD-PVG-BKK for the holidays. This is on one ticket, UA/TG combination. Wondering if we have to claim luggage in PVG or does it go right through to BKK?

We have a 3-hour layover, which...
Dec 6, 16, 8:33 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,457
Posted By sim510

I was also caught up in the mess, but on SAS...

I was also caught up in the mess, but on SAS using UA miles. I am from the cornfield country of Illinois, a few hours from the airport, but I always fly out of Ohare. Avoiding the nearby regional...
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Views: 51,582
Posted By sim510

I am currently in AMS with a booking for tomorrow...

I am currently in AMS with a booking for tomorrow 30th back to ORD. I was originally booked on LH on a UA FF tkt. I thought I had a valid 1K int'l phone number but it did not work. So I hopped on the...
Oct 25, 16, 4:06 pm
Replies: 1,635
Views: 267,807
Posted By sim510

I should also note that I have stayed at the Ren...

I should also note that I have stayed at the Ren mentioned above. Nice place, but not my first choice along Mai Khao Beach.
Oct 25, 16, 4:05 pm
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Posted By sim510

Frankly, either one would be fantastic. We have...

Frankly, either one would be fantastic. We have stayed a number of times at the Phuket Beach Club which is basically connected to the J W Mai Khao. LOVE love love this property!!!

I think the...
Oct 22, 16, 2:48 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By sim510

Thanks for eveyone's comments. Will see what...

Thanks for eveyone's comments. Will see what happens, I guess. There is really no free time available to make up those 10 nights I'll be short.
Forum: Thailand
Oct 22, 16, 2:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,888
Posted By sim510

My own first thought was a nice JIM THOMPSON silk...

My own first thought was a nice JIM THOMPSON silk scarf or bag. They are done in the most gorgeous patterns! You will be blown away by how beautiful and well-made they are.
Oct 22, 16, 2:40 pm
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Views: 106,668
Posted By sim510

I'm really looking forward to yet another stay in...

I'm really looking forward to yet another stay in Amsterdam, at the Ren. My husband and I really do like this location a lot. I am a shopper, and the close proximity to the narrow walking...
Oct 19, 16, 10:23 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By sim510

Looks like there might be some hope then. Thanks...

Looks like there might be some hope then. Thanks for the replies. I've read the links as well.
Oct 18, 16, 4:32 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By sim510

Does Marriott offer buy-up to premium level?

Hi all. I've been a platinum MR member for a number of years now, but will not make it this year, sad to say. I will be about 10 nights short. Does MR offer anything to those of us who can't quite...
Forum: Thailand
Oct 1, 16, 3:01 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,946
Posted By sim510

Here is the beach at the J W on Mai Khao Beach.

Here is the beach at the J W on Mai Khao Beach.
Sep 30, 16, 1:28 pm
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Views: 41,279
Posted By sim510

Just eyed this construction from EM Quartier a...

Just eyed this construction from EM Quartier a few weeks ago. It's location is not very far down soi 22, so a good option for close proximity to BTS and the malls (Em Q and Emporium). Supposedly...
Sep 30, 16, 10:56 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,834
Posted By sim510

Can I get a better description of just how to use...

Can I get a better description of just how to use "advanced search" to show me ONLY flights with upgrades available? I can't seem to see how that works.

Thanks.

(I did my homework and kept...
Forum: Thailand
Sep 28, 16, 5:05 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 5,946
Posted By sim510

I have to disagree with the "Phuket is ruined"...

I have to disagree with the "Phuket is ruined" train of thought. There are some really nice beaches/hotels that are removed from the crowds and seedy areas. Avoid Patong Beach particularly. Traffic...
Forum: Thailand
Sep 28, 16, 4:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By sim510

The JW has a really nice executive lounge, if you...

The JW has a really nice executive lounge, if you have gold status or above, or want to pay for a lounge access room. The rooms themselves are rather small. I have stayed here twice. It's actually on...
Sep 20, 16, 1:11 pm
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Views: 75,185
Posted By sim510

PQM: 118,648 PQS: 23 PQD: $18,068.00 ...

PQM: 118,648
PQS: 23
PQD: $18,068.00

This is the earliest I've requalified for 1K. I should hit 125,000 or higher, as I still have a couple of longer trips in the works.
Forum: Thailand
Aug 23, 16, 2:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,913
Posted By sim510

Leaving tomorrow for Bangkok. Not changing any...

Leaving tomorrow for Bangkok. Not changing any plans!

BTW to the OP, we have spent the last three New Years Eve vacations (5-7 days) at the Phuket Beach Club and LOVE the place!!!!! Enjoy it!!!
Aug 23, 16, 1:06 pm
Replies: 337
Views: 67,418
Posted By sim510

I had a very helpful agent on the 1K line at...

I had a very helpful agent on the 1K line at 3:15am this past Sunday. Three family members were supposed to fly to NRT out of ORD at 12:30. Thanks to the typhoon the flight was delayed, thus causing...
Jul 13, 16, 3:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,148
Posted By sim510

I'm about 3 hours southwest of OHare (downstate...

I'm about 3 hours southwest of OHare (downstate Illinois). The storm just passed through my town. It was a doozie! Big wind. Buckets of rain. I'm sure we'll have some trees and branches down around...
Jul 1, 16, 12:46 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 33,393
Posted By sim510

Sounding hopeful! Thank you.

Sounding hopeful! Thank you.
Jun 28, 16, 2:49 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 33,393
Posted By sim510

I just used points to get 5 nights free at Hua...

I just used points to get 5 nights free at Hua Hin over the new year at the end of 2016. As a platinum, I am wondering if I will get an upgrade. I know it is a busy time of the year. Anyone have...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 27, 16, 12:38 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,334
Posted By sim510

The Anantara Villas is located next to the J W...

The Anantara Villas is located next to the J W Marriott and 2 Marriott Phuket Beach Club properties, where we have spent the last 3 New Years Eves. We like this area very much. Yes, the Anantara...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 24, 16, 3:31 pm
Replies: 569
Views: 90,407
Posted By sim510

Two-bedroom Panorama suite with HUGE terrace,...

Two-bedroom Panorama suite with HUGE terrace, 34th floor, Column Tower, on Sukhumvit soi 16. Same building as the Long Table restaurant. I doubt there is a larger terrace anywhere else! Granted, two...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 24, 16, 5:58 am
Replies: 569
Views: 90,407
Posted By sim510

We stayed in a terrace suite at the Sheraton Four...

We stayed in a terrace suite at the Sheraton Four Points on Sukhumvit soi 15. It was nice, but it wasn't on a high floor and didn't have a view at all. But the terrace was large...not nearly as large...
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