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Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 2, 21, 4:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Super Mario

Even then, if you come in expecting each one is...

Even then, if you come in expecting each one is going to have "large living space", chances are we will hear about it on here that they don't.
Feb 27, 21, 2:19 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,306
Posted By Super Mario

That's the biggest problem with Hilton rewards...

That's the biggest problem with Hilton rewards IMO. It's not that I can't get a room at a decent point value as much as it's getting a good room at a decent point value. The premium room rates are...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 14, 21, 9:52 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,537
Posted By Super Mario

I can't say that I have ever found myself in a...

I can't say that I have ever found myself in a position at a hotel where I wished I had brought another shower head to swap out.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 13, 21, 9:12 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,773
Posted By Super Mario

For some of the more memorable hotels,...

For some of the more memorable hotels, absolutely. Some are really cool. I leave the generic ones behind
Feb 5, 21, 8:22 am
Replies: 265
Views: 24,831
Posted By Super Mario

Am I the only one old fashioned enough to simply...

Am I the only one old fashioned enough to simply have a restaurant bill that is at least $20 each month?
Feb 1, 21, 11:55 am
Replies: 265
Views: 24,831
Posted By Super Mario

$20/$20 Aspire offer

$20/$20 Aspire offer
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By Super Mario

If you're interested in Miami, lots of great...

If you're interested in Miami, lots of great options with either of the ICs or the Kimpton Epic.
Jan 30, 21, 11:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By Super Mario

There's a lot of areas where travel rewards...

There's a lot of areas where travel rewards aren't huge right now. My AMEX doesn't have any travel offers
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 21, 21, 4:36 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 11,408
Posted By Super Mario

Am I the only one that finds it hard to believe...

Am I the only one that finds it hard to believe that Finland is some popular place to retire to? A nice place to visit. Maybe even long-term. I just find it hard to imagine it as a place I would want...
Jan 14, 21, 9:12 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By Super Mario

Companion pass is overrated anyways. At least for...

Companion pass is overrated anyways. At least for me. Too much effort to dedicate yourself to one airline. Where I live, I can't get a nonstop, Southwest, flight at a decent time to save my life. Let...
Jan 14, 21, 9:01 am
Replies: 99
Views: 14,843
Posted By Super Mario

We're not all supposed to believe that the...

We're not all supposed to believe that the Centurion will give us red carpet treatment to escape an eruption in Bali or any other catastrophe?
Jan 12, 21, 3:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,416
Posted By Super Mario

Obviously, 5h night free is great value in many...

Obviously, 5h night free is great value in many scenarios.

Sometimes the math adds up, sometimes it doesn't. What I've noticed to be a trend is booking an upscale property rarely tends to be a...
Replies: 63
Views: 8,172
Posted By Super Mario

I am torn on Ambassador. I had mine for only 2...

I am torn on Ambassador. I had mine for only 2 years, and had some enjoyable stays with it. NYE in Times Square IC, with an upgraded view of the city (watching the people funnel in), fantastic...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 8, 21, 11:19 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,516
Posted By Super Mario

More often than not, the hotels are giving you a...

More often than not, the hotels are giving you a "generalized" reason. They just aren't going to give you all of the specifics. For multiple reasons. Many hotels may also limit capacity. In theory,...
Jan 8, 21, 11:10 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,725
Posted By Super Mario

FHR isn't some unparalleled, guarantee, of...

FHR isn't some unparalleled, guarantee, of luxurious value. It is a fantastic option, especially if you are looking for perks that may be otherwise difficult to get. As always, weigh your options. As...
Replies: 55
Views: 11,930
Posted By Super Mario

Technically, it was never an IHG hotel. It is...

Technically, it was never an IHG hotel. It is just part of an "alliance" to earn points and benefits. Now while a sale may change that alliance, it doesn't necessarily have to. I'd be curious to know...
Jan 4, 21, 10:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,364
Posted By Super Mario

[/list] According to Transunion, my FICO score...

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According to Transunion, my FICO score is 850. My first credit card was a secured card 15 years ago, which was closed after a few years of building credit. My next oldest account was a Citi...
Jan 4, 21, 3:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,364
Posted By Super Mario

In the vast majority of scenarios, keeping a card...

In the vast majority of scenarios, keeping a card open that you are not using and paying $95 a year is going to cost you more than a few points of credit score would benefit you. Maybe someone can...
Jan 2, 21, 11:13 am
Replies: 645
Views: 88,033
Posted By Super Mario

As long as major sites like eBay and Wal-Mart...

As long as major sites like eBay and Wal-Mart qualify, it's pretty easy to use.
Jan 1, 21, 12:03 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By Super Mario

Herein lies one of the biggest reasons I don't...

Herein lies one of the biggest reasons I don't hold the platinum. No interest in trying to balance credits and whatnot that aren't second nature to my spending. COVID or not.
Dec 30, 20, 3:29 pm
Replies: 1,253
Views: 278,177
Posted By Super Mario

Personally, I have yet to see numbers that make...

Personally, I have yet to see numbers that make the CSP a better value for anyone vs the CSR (except for just wanting a SUB). That doesn't mean it's impossible, I just haven't seen it. Now with the...
Dec 29, 20, 11:31 am
Replies: 1,253
Views: 278,177
Posted By Super Mario

For #2, if I got rid of my CSR, I would get 3x...

For #2, if I got rid of my CSR, I would get 3x points back (which I don't know what I would redeem those points on atm). Whereas with PYB, I am getting 4.5% back on the very dining I already...
Dec 29, 20, 7:59 am
Replies: 1,253
Views: 278,177
Posted By Super Mario

After a few years of seeing huge value from my...

After a few years of seeing huge value from my CSR, this year was no different. I traveled. Not as much as I normally do, but I did. I dined out. So I earned points. There were even a few 5x bonus...
Dec 28, 20, 5:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Super Mario

I would guess they are tired of paying Expedia's...

I would guess they are tired of paying Expedia's commissions as are most businesses. While trying to become more of a TA company themselves. The 5x points offer on CFF and CFU already started that...
Dec 28, 20, 9:06 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,623
Posted By Super Mario

There are different tiers of point redemption ...

There are different tiers of point redemption

1.) Redeem it for the highest possible value
2.) Redeem it for the cheapest option of what you are looking for
3.) Redeem it for anything

I'm in...
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