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Forum: Brazil
Dec 23, 14, 8:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,747
Posted By Jake Gittes

I don't really have anything to add here, but I...

I don't really have anything to add here, but I thought I throw out there that this thread contained the exact information was looking for regarding transferring from UA to Azul in GRU. Thanks...
Forum: Brazil
Dec 16, 14, 6:00 am
Replies: 534
Views: 110,725
Posted By Jake Gittes

I need some help from the FlyerTalk pros. ...

I need some help from the FlyerTalk pros.

I applied for a Brazil visa on 12/3 for a trip to GIG (via GRU) starting on 12/26. As of this morning 12/16 the SCEDV website still lists my visa as...
Sep 4, 13, 7:41 am
Replies: 981
Views: 147,098
Posted By Jake Gittes

Sheraton New Orleans

Property: Sheraton New Orleans
Date(s): 3 nights over Labor Day weekend.
Room booked: Guest Room
Room received: Executive Suite
Award stay: No
BRG stay: No
SNA requested: Yes
Comments: SNA...
Jul 24, 13, 10:21 am
Replies: 61
Views: 21,562
Posted By Jake Gittes

Just returned from a 5 night stay at a Junior...

Just returned from a 5 night stay at a Junior Suite at the Morrison booked with HHonors points. I booked the room before the HHonors devaluation, and while it certainly wasn't the best (or even...
Jul 24, 13, 10:12 am
Replies: 737
Views: 149,306
Posted By Jake Gittes

Just got back into town after a UK/Ireland...

Just got back into town after a UK/Ireland vacation, and as part of that trip we spent 6 nights at the Andaz Liverpool Street on a reward stay using Chase UR points transferred to Hyatt GP.

We...
Apr 23, 13, 6:08 am
Replies: 43
Views: 9,869
Posted By Jake Gittes

The Minimus Zero is where it's at for travelling....

The Minimus Zero is where it's at for travelling. (I use Inov-8 for my day-to-day gym shoe.)

I mainly use the Minimuses for weight training as their minimal incompressible sole allows for a...
Mar 18, 13, 9:19 am
Replies: 72
Views: 4,833
Posted By Jake Gittes

Has anyone figured out if the Verizon flavor of...

Has anyone figured out if the Verizon flavor of the Galaxy S4 will be a global phone? I imagine it *has* to be if every US carrier is getting it, but I'm just curious if anyone has seen anything...
Mar 18, 13, 8:29 am
Replies: 156
Views: 37,509
Posted By Jake Gittes

Just got back from a 3-night stay at the Westin...

Just got back from a 3-night stay at the Westin Canal Place, and we had a lovely time as always.

Couple updates on some outstanding questions regarding elevators and beds:



Yes. The...
Mar 11, 13, 8:23 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,962
Posted By Jake Gittes

Thread of the year.

Thread of the year.
Mar 11, 13, 8:05 am
Replies: 144
Views: 891,586
Posted By Jake Gittes

Many folks with sensitive deals are more than...

Many folks with sensitive deals are more than happy to help you out via PM - they just ask that you give it some thought yourself first.
Mar 11, 13, 7:47 am
Replies: 144
Views: 891,586
Posted By Jake Gittes

JerMah: Someday you're going to look back on this...

JerMah: Someday you're going to look back on this thread and realize your error. It may not be apparent to you now, but wait a few years!
Feb 17, 13, 8:21 pm
Replies: 981
Views: 147,098
Posted By Jake Gittes

Property: Sheraton New Orleans Date:...

Property: Sheraton New Orleans
Date: 02/15-02/17
Room booked: Traditional King
Room received: Executive Suite
Award stay: No
BRG stay: No

Confirmed suite upgrade 24 hours in advance without a...
Feb 17, 13, 4:22 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 38,485
Posted By Jake Gittes

I just got back from a 2-night stay this past...

I just got back from a 2-night stay this past weekend at this property, and it was light-years better than my stay a year ago. Normally I stay at the Westin down the street, but I got a great...
Jan 14, 13, 5:46 am
Replies: 1,277
Views: 213,049
Posted By Jake Gittes

Congrats to all the people who got in on the...

Congrats to all the people who got in on the deal!

I'm one of those folks who semi-recently had another AmEx PRG card hoping to fall through the cracks of the T&Cs.

Has anyone who got the...
Jan 13, 13, 5:26 pm
Replies: 981
Views: 147,098
Posted By Jake Gittes

Property: Sheraton Austin at the Capitol ...

Property: Sheraton Austin at the Capitol
Date(s): 1/12-13
Room booked: 1K Traditional
Room received: Presidential Suite
Award stay: No.
Comments:

Usually I don't get any upgrades here, but...
Jan 9, 13, 8:18 pm
Replies: 1,277
Views: 213,049
Posted By Jake Gittes

I'm still curious to see if anyone gets the bonus...

I'm still curious to see if anyone gets the bonus points for both cards!

In general, it seems like the thing to do is to verify your eligibility before activating the card with a secure message as...
Jan 7, 13, 9:30 pm
Replies: 1,277
Views: 213,049
Posted By Jake Gittes

Applied and approved for both. I'm a bit suspect...

Applied and approved for both. I'm a bit suspect of the 100% approval rate, but let's see what happens!
Jan 7, 13, 9:11 pm
Replies: 1,277
Views: 213,049
Posted By Jake Gittes

Has anyone had any luck applying for the Plat...

Has anyone had any luck applying for the Plat card while currently holding another flavor of the Plat card like the MorganStanley or Mercedes-Benz plat? I'm just curious if it's worth the risk as...
Jan 3, 13, 5:44 am
Replies: 1,568
Views: 32,774
Posted By Jake Gittes

Has anyone tried to use one of their Free Weekend...

Has anyone tried to use one of their Free Weekend Night certificates in combination with an AXON award? I'm eyeballing a Sunday-Friday reservation, and I'm curious if I should make a Sunday-Monday...
Dec 19, 12, 7:42 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Jake Gittes

tacking on a Weekend night certficate from the Citi Honors Reserve card to a 4 night

Has anyone had any luck tacking on a Weekend night certficate from the Citi HHonors Reserve card to a 4 night AXON award booking?
Dec 12, 12, 7:36 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 47,365
Posted By Jake Gittes

This may be a bummer of a post, but I'm curious,...

This may be a bummer of a post, but I'm curious, has anyone had to make a claim with a World MC CC issuer in Ireland? I'm curious if the process is any different than how car rental coverage is...
Dec 11, 12, 8:57 pm
Replies: 1,783
Views: 283,261
Posted By Jake Gittes

I had a similar problem with BOA HA card when...

I had a similar problem with BOA HA card when loading the Nationwide VisaBuxx card to make my minimum spend requirement. The points did not initially post, but I was awarded them after I sent a...
Nov 30, 12, 10:40 am
Replies: 4,819
Views: 2,037,438
Posted By Jake Gittes

FWIW, here's the actual coupon...

FWIW, here's the actual coupon (http://img.fae.ro/0240b6.jpeg) for this promotion I picked up in store recently. Out of curiosity I tried to get a NetSpend reload as it's technically not a...
Nov 29, 12, 10:20 am
Replies: 577
Views: 140,636
Posted By Jake Gittes

There's definitely some value with the 50K points...

There's definitely some value with the 50K points for folks who already had their eyes on a BA award with the upcoming/possible/hopeful MR-->Avios bonus. This would be a good way to help hold on to...
Nov 28, 12, 6:12 am
Replies: 4,819
Views: 2,037,438
Posted By Jake Gittes

That's my eventual plan; but Delta, AA, and...

That's my eventual plan; but Delta, AA, and Alaska miles aren't as valuable to me and my current travel patterns. Thanks for the tip, though!
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