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May 23, 11, 11:48 am
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Posted By youngbru

I have stayed at this property many times...

I have stayed at this property many times (althought not too much recently). It typically takes from 1-2 weeks for point to post. One thing I have learned is to check the point totals posted from...
Dec 30, 10, 1:43 pm
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Views: 24,418
Posted By youngbru

I did my first Pure MR this month and for me, it...

I did my first Pure MR this month and for me, it was definitely worth it. I have been PE on NW and/or 1K on UA since 2003 but was giong to be about 5k mi short of making 1P on UA in 2010 after my...
Dec 30, 10, 9:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,336
Posted By youngbru

I was way down this year (I peaked at 199 nights...

I was way down this year (I peaked at 199 nights away from home in 2007)

67 nights in a hotel
47 Hyatt (8 free)
20 ICG

I also spent 6 nights on an airplane
Dec 22, 10, 9:50 am
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Views: 63,337
Posted By youngbru

Back to 1P

After 7 years of holding the highest status on at least one airline (1K on UA 2008-2010 incl 1 yr of GS & PE on NWA 2004-2009) I will only make 1P on UA for 2011 (and only 1MM SM on DL). I even had...
Dec 18, 10, 11:13 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By youngbru

UA Platinum? Do you mean 1K? 100,000 miles ...

UA Platinum? Do you mean 1K? 100,000 miles

RT to DEN is not enough but RT to ORD or RT to anything routing through DEN (or any other UA Hub except for maybe SFO) would work. I had very limited...
Dec 18, 10, 12:02 am
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Views: 657
Posted By youngbru

First "True" MR

I did my first true MR this week. I have done somewhat convoluted routings and trips for marginal reasons and trips where I made up a reason to go. But this time after seeing that my last trip of the...
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Views: 1,154
Posted By youngbru

Cancelling Award Nights in Sydney over New Year's Eve

I will be cancelling my award reservations at Potts Point Sydney Holiday Inn for 2 rooms arriving 12/31/2010 and checking out 1/2/2011 sometime in the next 24 hours or so as I was unable to arrange...
Sep 5, 10, 6:14 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 75,303
Posted By youngbru

It looks like you have to be a member to search...

It looks like you have to be a member to search for award availability and that you have to be from Australia, New Zealand or select Pacific Islands to join. Any suggestions on how a US resident...
Sep 4, 10, 8:11 pm
Replies: 418
Views: 75,303
Posted By youngbru

Is there any update on this? Has anyone figured...

Is there any update on this? Has anyone figured out how to search availability for VA award using SkyMiles?
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Views: 307,539
Posted By youngbru

I got the smail mail invite: Stay 33 nights...

I got the smail mail invite:

Stay 33 nights - 3900 bonus pts
Stay at 18 Properties - 6700 bonus pts
Stay 4 Saturdays - 1700 bonus pts
Earn 10k pts on VISA - 1300 bonus pts
Opt-In Email - 10k...
Aug 18, 10, 10:12 pm
Replies: 241
Views: 20,440
Posted By youngbru

Since the merger I have tried to use some of my...

Since the merger I have tried to use some of my 600k+ DL miles (transferred from NW) 5-6 times and have not yet been able to find low tier availability. I was able to find UA "saver" availability...
Aug 10, 10, 10:45 am
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Views: 6,795
Posted By youngbru

"earned" 6 nights 3 at GH New York 2 at GH...

"earned" 6 nights

3 at GH New York
2 at GH San Francisco
1 at HP MSP

I could have used the last night at the GH SF but decided to split them up to get stay credit both places to get my 2500...
Aug 10, 10, 10:36 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,659
Posted By youngbru

I stayed here with my family this last Sunday...

I stayed here with my family this last Sunday night with two rooms. We were greeted very warmly at check-in and the desk clerk gave us a mini-tour of the facilities.

The room my wife and I were in...
Aug 1, 10, 10:33 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,659
Posted By youngbru

I will be staying here later this month using Big...

I will be staying here later this month using Big Welcome Back free nights for two rooms (I know - not great use of BWB nights, but better than not using them at all!).

I will be sure to post what...
Jun 29, 10, 10:56 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,517
Posted By youngbru

I stayed at the HR Irvine last week and asked...

I stayed at the HR Irvine last week and asked about the certs on check in. I was told that they were not useable for my corporate rate but that I could use them "just this once".

On check out no...
Jun 25, 10, 12:12 pm
Replies: 2,758
Views: 525,455
Posted By youngbru

Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, the actor that plays Gregory House on the Fox series "House" is in the Red Carpet club near gate 70 in LAX. Not sure what flight he is on. I was right behind him in the security line so...
May 28, 10, 11:17 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,147
Posted By youngbru

Gx Bonuses after 5/31/10?

I have 5 paid stays planned for June and just checked to see what G bonuses would be available and everything posted ends 5/31. When do the next round of Gx bonuses usually get posted? Has anyone...
May 28, 10, 10:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,017
Posted By youngbru

My family and I stayed there 5/21/2010. We were...

My family and I stayed there 5/21/2010. We were driving from the Poughkeepsie NY area to Boston and had some things we wanted to do in Widsor on Saturday so it seemed like a nice hotel to try. We got...
Apr 16, 10, 7:58 pm
Replies: 716
Views: 155,888
Posted By youngbru

I am in the middle of a 4 night stay and thought...

I am in the middle of a 4 night stay and thought I would pass along a couple of items.

The outdoor swimming pool will be closed from April 15 to June 20, 2010 for renovation although the current...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By youngbru

I don't see how it is any less "earning" points...

I don't see how it is any less "earning" points than it is when you purchase or transfer in points and I believe that those activities count toward status, right?

And no, I don't intend on...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By youngbru

I don't want to get into the ethical issues of...

I don't want to get into the ethical issues of whether these points "should" apply toward status. I will leave that to those of you with higher moral authority than I! ;)

BUT, I looked at the T&Cs...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,308
Posted By youngbru

"Points and Cash" points count for Status?

I recently used the Points and Cash option for an award room purchasing 10,000 points for $60. The points showed up in my account right away listed as "POINTS AND CASH 1 NIGHT- $60" and the 25,000...
Mar 26, 10, 9:26 am
Replies: 636
Views: 134,623
Posted By youngbru

Consecutive Stay Question

I know that separate reservations on consecutive nights will be combined to be a single stay. But I have a question on combining paid nights with NBT or award nights.

If I book a paid Thursday...
Mar 26, 10, 9:18 am
Replies: 636
Views: 134,623
Posted By youngbru

In SoCal you can often get a great rate at the...

In SoCal you can often get a great rate at the Orange County HR, especially on weekdays. I just checked the 2nd week of April, it was showing a Hyatt Daily Rate of $89. They were running a...
Mar 22, 10, 9:10 am
Replies: 1,165
Views: 1,853,818
Posted By youngbru

I have used that code for this hotel more than...

I have used that code for this hotel more than once and have never been asked for any more ID than my driver's license.
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