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Sep 16, 14, 6:44 am
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Posted By dave-b

GNV rental

Pickup Location (airport, city, or ZIP code/postcode): Gainesville Regional Airport
Dropoff Location (if different) (airport, city, or ZIP code/postcode): Same
Pickup Date and Time: 9/30/14, 10:30...
Aug 30, 12, 8:53 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 7,780
Posted By dave-b

Marriott let my guest spend my points

I recently used points to book a reservation for my wife's brother. While at the hotel, he decided that he was having such a good time, he decided to stay an extra night.

Well, somehow he...
May 26, 12, 7:08 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 8,483
Posted By dave-b

I just had an enjoyable stays there the past few...

I just had an enjoyable stays there the past few weeks. The CL breakfast was good, but I was a little less impressive than NJUPINTHEAIR had. No Lox or Sausage, but there was plenty of bacon! The...
Feb 12, 12, 1:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By dave-b

I converted mine about two years ago with no...

I converted mine about two years ago with no problems.
Jan 21, 12, 5:56 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,878
Posted By dave-b

The Renaissance Raleigh North Hills provided us...

The Renaissance Raleigh North Hills provided us (Plat) with free breakfast voucher for a Sat night stay.
Dec 2, 11, 5:50 pm
Replies: 2,266
Views: 422,875
Posted By dave-b

I was already on the fence about cancelling my BD...

I was already on the fence about cancelling my BD account since it no longer qualifies for LT status, so this fee made the decision simple.
Nov 22, 11, 7:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By dave-b

I find that Tysons lounge is better than the...

I find that Tysons lounge is better than the Fairview Park, but neither are special. The last time I was up on the weekend Tysons did offer coupons, but YMMV.
Sep 26, 11, 3:19 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 13,811
Posted By dave-b

I often buy points as I figure my redemption...

I often buy points as I figure my redemption value is better than the $.125 ($.118 if you get the 5pt bonus from the CC) I pay for the points.

Basically -- $625 buys you anywhere from 5 nights...
May 14, 11, 8:22 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By dave-b

I would definitely driver further for points, but...

I would definitely driver further for points, but would probably be unlikely to drive if I could stay at a hotel where no driving was required. Especially if it is a nice hotel and the company is...
May 10, 11, 7:12 pm
Replies: 696
Views: 166,240
Posted By dave-b

If you'll use the free night certificate, it's...

If you'll use the free night certificate, it's definitely worth it for you each to have a Premier Visa. It's $65/year, but between the free cert & the extra pts/$ it quickly pays for itself.

I'd...
Apr 10, 11, 7:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,868
Posted By dave-b

I just got mine as well.

I just got mine as well.
Apr 3, 11, 4:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,578
Posted By dave-b

I stay there off and on and haven't had any...

I stay there off and on and haven't had any issues.

The hotel was remodeled about a year ago and they have an acceptable grab and go breakfast with muffins, cereal, juice, etc.

The rate is...
Mar 9, 11, 12:57 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 21,093
Posted By dave-b

I had to cancel a rewards reservation for tonight...

I had to cancel a rewards reservation for tonight at a hotel that changed categories and it claimed that I didn't already have a cert issued, so I didn't get my points refunded. Looks like I'll need...
Mar 8, 11, 3:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By dave-b

Thanks! I have an upcoming trip to MGM and this...

Thanks! I have an upcoming trip to MGM and this is good info.
Feb 10, 11, 7:51 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By dave-b

Unfortunately, RI (and TPS) only earns 5pts/$, if...

Unfortunately, RI (and TPS) only earns 5pts/$, if you switch to the CY Salinas, you'll earn 10/$. Of course, for 100+ nights, having a kitchen and some more room might be worth the extra points.
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Feb 10, 11, 7:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By dave-b

I stay a lot in NOVA and a Thurs-Sat or...

I stay a lot in NOVA and a Thurs-Sat or Sat-Monday reservation is much cheaper than a Thurs-Fri. Plus you get 2 nights elite & megabonus credit!

Also, for mid-week stays, you might be better off...
Feb 10, 11, 7:20 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,724
Posted By dave-b

I've spent quite a few nights at the Tyson Corner...

I've spent quite a few nights at the Tyson Corner Marriott and can recommend it -- especially at their weekend rates. They are finishing up a renovation, I think the only thing left is a couple of...
Jan 7, 11, 8:20 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,601
Posted By dave-b

Since I think Hyatt is the only other program...

Since I think Hyatt is the only other program with LT status, is there any reason why you would switch to SPG, IHG or Hilton? The get LT Plat, you must have found that Marriott had good hotels in...
Dec 27, 10, 8:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By dave-b

If you have a family member with an account, they...

If you have a family member with an account, they can buy the 50K points and gift them to you at no additional charge.
Dec 21, 10, 11:40 am
Replies: 1,703
Views: 223,244
Posted By dave-b

This will definitely increase my paid stays this...

This will definitely increase my paid stays this year as I work towards LT Plat.
Dec 15, 10, 3:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By dave-b

Use Marriott Gift Cards whenever possible. ...

Use Marriott Gift Cards whenever possible. Currently, you can either buy them with a 10pt/$ bonus, or get them with a 10% discount.
Dec 3, 10, 8:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By dave-b

http://www.marriott.com/profile/email/signUp.mi ...

http://www.marriott.com/profile/email/signUp.mi

If you search for "Marriott EBreaks" in your favorite search engine, you should see it/
Replies: 21
Views: 2,307
Posted By dave-b

I never bother checking out in person unless...

I never bother checking out in person unless there is a problem with the bill or something like that.
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Nov 16, 10, 5:55 pm
Replies: 99,756
Views: 2,190,222
Posted By dave-b

Thanks!

Thanks!
Oct 19, 10, 4:38 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,530
Posted By dave-b

I'd say one of the most important things that MR...

I'd say one of the most important things that MR offers to me that is not offered elsewhere is the lifetime status program. I find that when I'm travelling extensively for business, I do little...
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