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Aug 3, 17, 7:06 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 46,432
Posted By bosnyc

Points expiry question

Hi,

Can anyone say with definitative certainty when points expire? Is it 24-months without any activity, or 24-months without rental activity? Does any type of earn reset the clock, or only earned...
Mar 19, 17, 5:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By bosnyc

Thanks for the info. I forgot to mention, is the...

Thanks for the info. I forgot to mention, is the train a set price, or is the train fare like a plane ticket where I can find myself paying sky-high rates if I wait until the day before travel?
Mar 19, 17, 5:13 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By bosnyc

Advice train VIE-PRG

Hi,

The wifey and I are planning on taking the train from Vienna to Prague in mid-April. Do you guys suggest buying our tickets now or wait until we get to Europe? If possible, I'm trying to...
Jul 4, 15, 8:19 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,303
Posted By bosnyc

People do this all the time. The consequence is...

People do this all the time. The consequence is you wind up cutting your nose to spite your face as the prolonged boarding process ultimately leads to delayed flights.

Just to add, personally...
Feb 18, 15, 7:07 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,973
Posted By bosnyc

First off, sorry for the job loss and having to...

First off, sorry for the job loss and having to go through this added stress.

When are the trips? Hopefully they are far enough in the future that there might be a schedule change you can take...
Jan 19, 15, 8:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By bosnyc

$100 > SkyPesos. No brainer.

$100 > SkyPesos. No brainer.
Jan 12, 15, 6:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By bosnyc

Can you still earn points via TGI Fridays

I can't seem to find anything. I know you were able to as of a couple years ago.
Jan 5, 15, 6:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,301
Posted By bosnyc

Would Bahamasair have anything via NAS/ FPO? ...

Would Bahamasair have anything via NAS/ FPO? What about via GCM or Jamaica?
Nov 29, 14, 2:19 pm
Replies: 2,996
Views: 552,631
Posted By bosnyc

Does Hyatt take into account Hyatt.com allowing...

Does Hyatt take into account Hyatt.com allowing cancellations whereas the 3rd party site is pre-pay non-refundable when validating BRG's? I know some chains do and some don't; I'm a Hyatt newbie. ...
Nov 15, 14, 9:25 am
Replies: 307
Views: 54,770
Posted By bosnyc

End of Points Plus

Good night, game over, drive home safely:

https://www.marriottrewardspluspoints.com/
Oct 22, 14, 2:54 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,563
Posted By bosnyc

Did you buy refundable tickets? If not, credit...

Did you buy refundable tickets? If not, credit has always been in the form of a voucher.
Oct 17, 14, 8:43 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 9,899
Posted By bosnyc

I've always wondered how the border crossings...

I've always wondered how the border crossings work. Do agents scan/ stamp passports like at airports, or do they just "visually inspect" documents while walking through the cars? Do the Maple Leaf...
Sep 14, 14, 8:54 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By bosnyc

non-stay SPG credit at Total Rewards properties

Hi,

I know you can earn SPG credit for stays, but what about credit for dining, without staying overnight? I know you can do this at "traditional" SPG hotels. Thanks.
Sep 13, 14, 11:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By bosnyc

an alternative, buy a $100 GC at a CY. I can...

an alternative, buy a $100 GC at a CY. I can confirm this works and you'll get the $20 credit.
Aug 2, 14, 9:41 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By bosnyc

Elite 10% Gift Shop Discount

Hi,

Just wondering how this works at a Marriott Resort (I know the RC's have a different set of rules). What is considered the resort's "gift shop?" If I go into one of the several on-property...
Jul 27, 14, 2:53 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,406
Posted By bosnyc

Didn't BA used to also fly JFK-YYZ?

Didn't BA used to also fly JFK-YYZ?
Forum: Star Alliance
Jun 25, 14, 7:11 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By bosnyc

I'm in a similar boat as the OP. I ended up...

I'm in a similar boat as the OP. I ended up crediting to AC as at least I can use points.com to convert what would be orphan miles in to AA (well, technically US as the ratio is much better; I'll...
Jun 18, 14, 6:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By bosnyc

LSL cancellations @ BOS

I've been in South Station a few afternoons over the past couple weeks and noticed the Lake Sure Limited was replaced by a bus pretty much every time. More out of curiosity than anything else, is a...
May 13, 14, 2:59 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 17,244
Posted By bosnyc

No. It's a different conf. #. However, if you...

No. It's a different conf. #. However, if you can cancel the Orbitz rate, I'd suggest making a new res through Marriott and file a LNF claim. If it's a mistake rate, you'll get an additional 25%...
Forum: Star Alliance
May 8, 14, 8:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By bosnyc

~9k BIS earn, where to credit (other than UA)

Long story short, the wife and I each have ~9k BIS miles this summer on OS. Problem is nearly all flights are booked in S and T and therefore worth diddly-poo on UA. Any suggestions a good...
Apr 26, 14, 8:22 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By bosnyc

Thanks everyone for your knowledgeable input. ...

Thanks everyone for your knowledgeable input. Have a great day.
Apr 22, 14, 4:01 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By bosnyc

paying with GC's

This summer I drew the short straw and am stuck going on vacation with the sister-and-brother law. Being that our total resort charges will be several thousand dollars, I was thinking about seeing...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Apr 2, 14, 8:18 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By bosnyc

So long Opinion Place

Granted I haven't qualified for an AA survey in ages, but I happened to notice this just now when checking out Opinion Place:

http://www.opinionplace.com/busy.adp?sesid=7y90h31

Thank you for...
Mar 25, 14, 4:38 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 13,167
Posted By bosnyc

Probably wishful thinking, but maybe this is a...

Probably wishful thinking, but maybe this is a precursor to a B6-UA tie-in, a la the one just ending between AA and B6. B6 could provide *A connections to JFK.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 20, 14, 7:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,486
Posted By bosnyc

Can SkyPesos be transferred out via points.com? ...

Can SkyPesos be transferred out via points.com? If so, this might be an easy way to score ~100-200 miles in another program needed to reset the expiry clock and extend validity.
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