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Today, 7:27 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,297
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Judging by social media people seem to be getting...

Judging by social media people seem to be getting on just fine in Venice and taking the opportunity to take some rather unique photographs. I'd go and have a backup option nearby if the area by the...
Forum: Japan
Today, 7:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Never been to Asia? Just going to give you a...

Never been to Asia? Just going to give you a heads up that it's a big culture clash you'll experience with Tokyo vs Beijing. Things tend to be more orderly in Tokyo and a bit more chaotic in Beijing...
Nov 10, 19, 3:11 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,735
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

I can see how OP has less than $3k PQD with good...

I can see how OP has less than $3k PQD with good old fashioned mileage runs, cheap fares and the waiver(which is what United is targeting with next year's elite requirements).

I don't normally do...
Nov 7, 19, 10:56 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,735
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Here's some things that might help. Prepay...

Here's some things that might help.

Prepay your cell phone bill. I've put $1,000+ towards my account before and this is about 5-6 months worth of credit (I have 6 people on my plan).

Prepay...
Nov 6, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 21,439
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

I also have no status on AA and only flew a...

I also have no status on AA and only flew a handful of cheap flights this year but my offer significantly worse than yours. It is $2,269 or 227,000 miles for gold.

My current stats 822 eqd, 21435...
Oct 29, 19, 1:14 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 31,031
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

The question is how much of a mileage enthusiast...

The question is how much of a mileage enthusiast she is.

I know someone who lived outside DC in northern Virginia who worked in consulting and would fly up to NYC once a week or so. I met up with...
Oct 5, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Iím sure I was the only one who was waiting in...

Iím sure I was the only one who was waiting in the lobby to check-in. Regardless its less about the early check-in and more about just having a polite normal human interaction.

Based on the...
Oct 5, 19, 5:59 am
Replies: 21
Views: 4,061
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Titanium here. Itís happened to me enough that I...

Titanium here. Itís happened to me enough that I notice it now. In my experience I suspect itís profiling due my youthful appearance.

I typically ask for a 2pm checkout and they do ďthe faceĒ...
Oct 3, 19, 6:44 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

It was English but the conversation that followed...

It was English but the conversation that followed about dropping bags off confirmed at the very least a ďhelloĒ or other greeting back would have been easy to accomplish.

Iíve also never seen the...
Oct 3, 19, 6:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

There was a short conversation about leaving the...

There was a short conversation about leaving the bags if we wanted to go elsewhere that followed that confirmed they spoke enough English to at least say Hello back at the very least.

Wouldnít it...
Oct 3, 19, 6:02 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Was front desk agent rude?

We are currently in Budapest and just checked out of the Hilton Garden Inn City Center. My wife booked at the Park Inn and when we arrived at 1pm my wife said hello to the front desk employee and...
Sep 18, 19, 2:22 am
Replies: 109
Views: 28,496
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Me and my wife are Asian. When I read this post I...

Me and my wife are Asian. When I read this post I thought about past flight experiences and couldnít definitively remember one way or another.

Just flew United 999 EWR-BRU with a Newark based...
Sep 11, 19, 1:00 am
Replies: 130
Views: 26,970
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

If only they had announced this sooner. I might...

If only they had announced this sooner. I might be able to book some nights but I already committed to a bunch of prepaid Hilton nights for their promo for fall.
Sep 11, 19, 12:39 am
Replies: 213
Views: 164,377
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

New York to New Orleans for Mardi Gras

AA has BE flights out of EWR for $70-75 to MSY with a stop in CLT for $75. There's one $67 flight but it gets in a bit late.

Checked Saturday 2/22 to Monday 2/24 and found availability on Google...
Aug 17, 19, 10:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Getting the run around on the price guarantee.

First time using the price guarantee. I feel like it’s a bit of a scam and not a good look for Hilton. I booked the Hilton Bogota for a few dates in December. I noticed third parties including Orbitz...
Jul 30, 19, 4:05 pm
Replies: 1,337
Views: 381,781
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

As one that doesnít pull the trigger immediately...

As one that doesnít pull the trigger immediately and watches these routes and prices Iíve noticed they do go away and do come back from time to time. Pull the trigger if the dates work for you.
May 17, 19, 1:16 am
Replies: 1,337
Views: 381,781
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Not quite an error fare which is why it was moved...

Not quite an error fare which is why it was moved to this thread. Unless Iím mistaken, k and g fares should still earn 100% pqm and the usual miles based on ticket price of booked through United.
May 11, 19, 10:14 am
Replies: 75
Views: 13,556
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Checked in for a 1 night stay during layover in...

Checked in for a 1 night stay during layover in Doha.

Its Ramadan so the lounge was closed but we were given a 3 course meal in the Italian restaurant in the evening.

Used a SNA and was given...
May 9, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,852
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

At check-in at VCE the agent did ask me to put my...

At check-in at VCE the agent did ask me to put my backpack into the sizer even though itís visually obvious that itís smaller than a roller bag.
May 8, 19, 5:10 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,852
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

I donít normally fly BA and am an American. If...

I donít normally fly BA and am an American. If this was the US I may have been more comfortable saying something to the cabin crew or even directly to the passenger(s). Being overseas and a guest in...
May 8, 19, 10:30 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,852
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Didnt think of that. Done!

Didnt think of that. Done!
May 8, 19, 10:13 am
Replies: 64
Views: 7,852
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Loose enforcement of carry ons

Yesterday I flew VCE-LGW-JFK. On the LGW-JFK leg, a woman and her husband both had 4 carry-ons each and took up 3-4 of the overhead bins in regular economy. The female had one roller bag, two duffel...
May 3, 19, 2:49 pm
Replies: 450
Views: 91,553
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

A manager reached out to me about some of my...

A manager reached out to me about some of my concerns after I had rated them on the lower side on Google.

He was apologetic that I was disappointed and did not feel valued as a Titanium guest. He...
May 1, 19, 4:41 pm
Replies: 450
Views: 91,553
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Currently staying here now and was excited by...

Currently staying here now and was excited by what I had read on this thread but a bit disappointed by the property.

Booked two rooms cash (no upgrades but understandable if hotel is full).
...
Apr 12, 19, 11:42 am
Replies: 56
Views: 15,988
Posted By BudgetJetsetter

Upgraded to room 401 (the Vagabond suite) here on...

Upgraded to room 401 (the Vagabond suite) here on a 1 night layover stay in Singapore.

Property has a charm to it that I really enjoyed. It's great to have access to these boutique properties....
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