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VftW blog has picked up on this as well, for...

VftW blog has picked up on this as well, for those who prefer to read in English.

https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/02/21/uh-oh-ihg-rewards-club-testing-variable-redemption-pricing/
Yesterday, 2:43 pm
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Posted By swag

Straight off the Marriott Bonvoy Terms &...

Straight off the Marriott Bonvoy Terms & Conditions

3.2.n. The Company has a "No Blackout Dates" policy, which means that, subject to the limitations and exclusions below, Participating Properties...
Feb 13, 19, 7:40 am
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Posted By swag

I never received any offer after the initial 10K...

I never received any offer after the initial 10K one, but when I called in December and asked, they said I had the 50K offer. So it's worth a phone call, you never know.
Feb 13, 19, 7:33 am
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Posted By swag

I made my selection last Tuesday, and opted for...

I made my selection last Tuesday, and opted for the bed discount.

IIRC the selection page indicated that the code would be sent in 2 days. 8 days later, I'm still waiting.

Did anyone else...
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Feb 12, 19, 10:35 pm
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Posted By swag

20 years ago, when I first started traveling to...

20 years ago, when I first started traveling to New Orleans, flying down from Dallas for Jazzfest, there was an oddball late departure. It was a TWA flight between two non-hubs, MSY-DFW , that...
Feb 12, 19, 1:09 pm
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Posted By swag

If the pattern from existing data points...

If the pattern from existing data points continues, if your fee was posted in January, your cert should be available on or about March 2, which would give you a couple of days to get it attached...
Feb 11, 19, 1:35 pm
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Posted By swag

I just got this email. 500 points deposited. ...

I just got this email. 500 points deposited. Member since 1995.
Forum: South
Feb 11, 19, 10:13 am
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Posted By swag

Lyft/Uber have the same flat rate as a cab...

Lyft/Uber have the same flat rate as a cab to/from MSY, $36. (Though cabs charge extra for 3+ people, and Uber/Lyft occasionally subject to surge pricing).

Public transit means the E-2 bus, but...
Feb 11, 19, 8:43 am
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Posted By swag

If you had 25-49 nights in 2018, that would also...

If you had 25-49 nights in 2018, that would also be a Gold but not Platinum year. (Though if you passed 25 nights after August, it might not yet be reflected).
Feb 11, 19, 8:31 am
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Posted By swag

I'll disagree with this. While you might not...

I'll disagree with this. While you might not want to cash in 35K points when that only saves you 0.5 cents per point, if you're paying $95 annual fee and getting a cert you can use to save $150-200,...
Feb 10, 19, 9:46 am
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Posted By swag

At the risk of stating the obvious, there are two...

At the risk of stating the obvious, there are two different features of the rewards program that are being conflated in this thread.

First is that rewards reservations that are booked and have...
Feb 9, 19, 5:10 pm
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Posted By swag

Yes, I was looking across all brands, anyplace I...

Yes, I was looking across all brands, anyplace I could redeem points and/or get elite recognition.

One that looks interesting is the SpringHill Suites Panama City Beach...
Feb 8, 19, 3:22 pm
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Posted By swag

Marriott Bonvoy beach hotels on the northern Gulf Coast MS/AL/FL

I'm looking for any and all opinions and reviews of hotels for a beach weekend on the Gulf Coast, say, anywhere between Gulfport MS and Fort Walton Beach FL.

We're just looking to relax, sit on...
Feb 8, 19, 12:11 pm
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Posted By swag

2019 Category Changes Announced

See them here: https://points-redemption.marriott.com/category-change (click the Review Here link)

VftW has some analysis: ...
Feb 8, 19, 7:57 am
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Posted By swag

Prepay for a cash stay makes sense if OP is...

Prepay for a cash stay makes sense if OP is coming in for the NFC Championship Game :D (or that college game at the dome). But award stays are free and shouldn't ever require cash prepayment, even...
Feb 6, 19, 8:36 am
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Posted By swag

Am I reading this right, you checked each flight...

Am I reading this right, you checked each flight for 3 classes of service, so 34,101 data points represents 11,367 flights checked?

And across 11K+ flights, there were only 2 with J saver...
Feb 5, 19, 11:08 am
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Posted By swag

This part confuses me. ...

This part confuses me.

https://support.google.com/fi/answer/6157819?hl=en&ref_topic=6181106 says :
The rates for making international calls from the U.S....
Feb 3, 19, 8:17 am
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Posted By swag

Yes, you are reading that correctly. At this...

Yes, you are reading that correctly. At this point, the 5 night credit selection for the 50 night choice makes sense only if your 2018 total is 70-74 nights. Pick something else.
Feb 1, 19, 9:56 am
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Posted By swag

Answering myself: I called the 801 rewards...

Answering myself: I called the 801 rewards customer service line on Wednesday. They submitted the request to UA, and 2 days later, today, I have my UA silver status.
Jan 29, 19, 2:21 pm
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Posted By swag

So you're saying your 2018 qualification was...

So you're saying your 2018 qualification was counted to get you to 10 years/LTPPE, even though (like most others) the 2018 qualification has not yet incremented your years counter?

It never made...
Jan 27, 19, 11:24 am
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Posted By swag

Way back around '05 or '06, when I first...

Way back around '05 or '06, when I first qualified for old-Plat, I signed up for RewardsPlus, but my account got matched to an incorrect UA number (possibly an obsolete/dormant account from the 90s)....
Jan 27, 19, 10:37 am
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Posted By swag

My status also swept into LTPP. I do note...

My status also swept into LTPP.

I do note that I had 10 years after combining accounts. My 2018 nights should have given me an 11th year, but I'm still showing 10. I guess I was wrong that there...
Jan 26, 19, 9:16 am
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Posted By swag

This direct link still works for me on the...

This direct link still works for me on the website, when logged in:
https://www.marriott.com/rewards/myAccount/lifeTimeNightDetails.mi
Jan 25, 19, 7:42 am
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Views: 34,770
Posted By swag

Most if not all who crossed a threshold after the...

Most if not all who crossed a threshold after the August cutover have not seen their LT year counters change yet. We're expecting a sweep, possibly later this month, to update all those totals. ...
Jan 25, 19, 7:35 am
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Posted By swag

Of the ~30 threads on my first page of the forum...

Of the ~30 threads on my first page of the forum right now, I see only 6 that are hotel-specific, and 2 others that are brand specific.

The large majority of threads - at least active threads -...
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