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Nov 9, 11, 10:47 am
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Posted By wingsfan

Thanks DCA13 - I appreciate it. Will PM you -...

Thanks DCA13 - I appreciate it. Will PM you - thanks for your availability.
Nov 9, 11, 9:46 am
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Views: 507
Posted By wingsfan

SpringHill Suites Alexandria Tech Center (DC)

Hi - Does anyone have familiarity with this property or any comments about it? Looking for a very affordable Marriott for an upcoming trip to the area and this one fits the bill. I'm less familiar...
Oct 20, 09, 1:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By wingsfan

Thanks, I really appreciate it. ABQ turns out to...

Thanks, I really appreciate it. ABQ turns out to be the perfect distance with the DFW connection, so I wondered if you had done something different by starting with the needed miles. Thanks - it's...
Oct 20, 09, 12:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By wingsfan

Hi bschaff1 - I need 2600 flight miles to get...

Hi bschaff1 - I need 2600 flight miles to get 5200 EQM. So your route to ABQ sounds excellent. Can I ask how you found that? Is it a matter of using ITA and just plugging in a wider range of...
Oct 20, 09, 12:37 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By wingsfan

Thanks

Sorry about posting in the wrong area - I'm rusty on FlyerTalk.

clacko, thanks for the suggestion - this is a dumb question, but where/how do I search for a routing like that? Is FareCompare the...
Oct 20, 09, 12:05 pm
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Views: 998
Posted By wingsfan

AA Flight / MR help - ORD -> 1300 miles

Hi - wondering if anyone can help. Looking for a brief U.S. trip of at least 1300 miles from Chicago to catch the double EQM bonus this year, so looking at Nevada, Phoenix, California, Seattle. I'm...
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Posted By wingsfan

What a joke

coupled with United's recent announcement about canceling the 500 mile minimum, it's like they are setting out to aggravate people as much as possible and discourage travel. Just cancel the routes if...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 7, 05, 9:01 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By wingsfan

Thanks to those who have replied - I realize it's...

Thanks to those who have replied - I realize it's a pretty personal thing that might be hard to help someone with - though Xanax seems to be a popular choice. :) I might try some things like flying...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 3, 05, 9:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,484
Posted By wingsfan

new flying anxiety - why did it start?

Hi - I'm a fairly experienced traveler (probably 10 RTs a year and one year that I took about 40) - in recent months, I've noticed my first anxiety while flying, almost always during takeoff, and...
Mar 24, 05, 9:07 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By wingsfan

fyi - I have been told by Marriott customer...

fyi - I have been told by Marriott customer service that these are completely transferable and that there is no problem buying them via ebay - the envelope w/bonus bucks should not be necessary. If...
Mar 24, 05, 9:03 pm
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Views: 957
Posted By wingsfan

I'm with you. I actually passed up my usual...

I'm with you. I actually passed up my usual 5/dollar idine the other day for a quick takeout lunch while alone, in favor of something closer for no points - I almost always made the extra effort when...
Mar 24, 05, 8:56 pm
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Views: 17,104
Posted By wingsfan

Living here, I haven't stayed at many in the...

Living here, I haven't stayed at many in the city, but it would be tough to not recommend the Palmer House, especially for a special event like an anniversary. There may be larger rooms closer to the...
Mar 21, 05, 6:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By wingsfan

me too

I also got that rate there one weekend and was updated to the biggest suite I've ever stayed in - they even threw in 2 $10 gas cards from Mobil or something that were part of the promotion! Didn't...
Mar 21, 05, 6:51 pm
Replies: 1,380
Views: 17,104
Posted By wingsfan

I'd call it a wash, though I always think of the...

I'd call it a wash, though I always think of the Homewood Suites as a little more businessy and with fewer amenities - it seems more functional than the suites. With that said, they are all nice...
Mar 21, 05, 6:39 pm
Replies: 200
Views: 24,068
Posted By wingsfan

Smile I'm with you! Not that I won't sit with my...

I'm with you! Not that I won't sit with my family, but big deal - you've got your book/mag/iPod/whatever - it's just a flight - some alone time will not kill you. I can see it if the kids are really...
Mar 16, 05, 8:53 pm
Replies: 358
Views: 46,312
Posted By wingsfan

Mister Nice - can't tell if you've previously...

Mister Nice - can't tell if you've previously stayed or not, but I share everyone's thoughts about it being an excellent property. Be advised that room sizes for standard rooms (at least the two...
Mar 16, 05, 8:48 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By wingsfan

Yes, definitely the MileagePlusMall - they helped...

Yes, definitely the MileagePlusMall - they helped me with a problem in the posting, and they are the ones that initiate the points posting by MP. MPM is practically like a third party in this regard...
Feb 28, 05, 10:49 am
Replies: 20
Views: 811
Posted By wingsfan

Received mine - as an earlier poster said, you...

Received mine - as an earlier poster said, you may need to check Dec when you made the purchase - my bonus miles posted the other day but dated 12/5 in conjunction with this purchase.

This was a...
Feb 26, 05, 9:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By wingsfan

Some great points being made here - for me, the...

Some great points being made here - for me, the two major things are how quickly/easily you can earn Marriott points, and I like the suggestion about the longer the stay the better with Marriott....
Forum: MilesBuzz
Feb 23, 05, 7:22 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 11,278
Posted By wingsfan

Small correction but 3% of 2.00 is only 6 cents,...

Small correction but 3% of 2.00 is only 6 cents, so your garage gets $1.64 here, not $1.30.
Feb 22, 05, 6:48 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 4,064
Posted By wingsfan

I concur with those who suggest checking out more...

I concur with those who suggest checking out more than one island while you're there, especially if you haven't been and won't be back soon. Especially concur with those who recommend the JW Ihilani...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,751
Posted By wingsfan

I wonder what instant accounting gain is realized...

I wonder what instant accounting gain is realized by changing redemption requirements upward without notice is. I have to assume that outstanding miles/points that can be redeemed constitute some...
Feb 16, 05, 8:25 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 7,932
Posted By wingsfan

When you say anymore, do you mean now, or after...

When you say anymore, do you mean now, or after 7/1? As far as I know everyone is still offering the higher rewards, but everyone seems to be saying that after 7/1 their particular programs (mine...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Feb 14, 05, 8:18 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 7,508
Posted By wingsfan

Yes - you can't use it at the lower category...

Yes - you can't use it at the lower category properties. And I believe a 2 night stay is required.
Feb 13, 05, 5:50 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By wingsfan

Oh thanks - I had that backwards - sorry. Always...

Oh thanks - I had that backwards - sorry. Always thought it was the other way around.
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