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Jan 28, 19, 10:45 pm
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Posted By SPN Lifer

Bonvoy Tit. E. 2019!

Bonvoy Tit. E. 2019!
Jan 20, 19, 2:30 am
Replies: 478
Views: 50,639
Posted By SPN Lifer

Perhaps some Bonvoyageurs will solve that problem...

Perhaps some Bonvoyageurs will solve that problem by pronouncing it BONE-voy.
Jan 16, 19, 12:02 am
Replies: 915
Views: 103,819
Posted By SPN Lifer

You call yourself a frequent guest?

In September I hit 50 nights and ordered 5 elite nights as my annual choice benefit. In late December I hit 75 nights (made a large estimated tax payment, to be refunded soon, on my old Chase...
Forum: San Francisco
Jan 13, 19, 3:23 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 33,012
Posted By SPN Lifer

Which security is faster?

After an international arrival with a domestic (UA) connection, does anyone have experience on whether it is faster to clear TSA upstairs at the international terminal or over at the domestic...
Dec 23, 18, 10:19 pm
Replies: 1,236
Views: 262,371
Posted By SPN Lifer

Yes, UA Silver in 2019 is safe for Platinum Premiers

I just hit 75 nights two weeks ago, and promptly rejoined Rewards Plus after a year hiatus.

I was immediately promoted from a plebe to UA Silver Elite in Mileage Plus.

I hardly think UA would...
Dec 23, 18, 9:53 pm
Replies: 1,245
Views: 217,187
Posted By SPN Lifer

Soon and very soon.

I am a United Club life member.

From what I understand, the same-day UA / *A boarding pass requirement goes into effect on Friday, 1 November 2019.

Until then, the requirement of a flight on...
Dec 20, 18, 11:20 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 17,285
Posted By SPN Lifer

Be flexible.

For the Residence Inn BFL, I have used 12,500 points when the rate was $141 or $171, but paid cash when it was $94.

BFL makes a nice stop when driving between SFO and SAN or LAS.
Dec 1, 18, 8:36 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,991
Posted By SPN Lifer

The points from my 11/22 statement posted on...

The points from my 11/22 statement posted on 11/24 as usual. However, the nights from my 10/22 statement did not post until 11/24. The nights usually post 18-21 days after the statement.
Nov 22, 18, 4:51 pm
Replies: 1,185
Views: 100,440
Posted By SPN Lifer

Delay in credit card nights posting

I have the old Chase Marriott Visa.

The points earned usually post on the statement date, and any nights earned (one per ​​cumulative $3,000 spend) within three weeks later.

It has now been a...
Replies: 34
Views: 10,889
Posted By SPN Lifer

Lightbulb Timeless advice

Thank you.
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Views: 5,325
Posted By SPN Lifer

Red face You get what you pay for.

You get what you pay for.
Oct 21, 18, 12:02 am
Replies: 388
Views: 66,724
Posted By SPN Lifer

Smile Oldie & Goody

I am so happy my spouse & I each have the old card. Once I hit 600 nights, it will be time to embark on a second family lifetime membership.

Too bad our young adult sons did not get the old card...
Sep 24, 18, 8:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 8,186
Posted By SPN Lifer

Bugs in the software.

To answer my own question, the steps described above, which did not work for me yesterday, succeded today.

With a recent 6-day stay, my choice of 5 Elite nights will bump me up to 65 nights --...
Sep 24, 18, 8:26 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 8,186
Posted By SPN Lifer

Nights in Bed Only?

Some of my 50 nights are credit card nights. Maybe that is why I am not being offered the Annual Gift Choice?
Sep 23, 18, 4:40 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 8,186
Posted By SPN Lifer

Question Normal delay in Platinum Choice offer after qualifying?

My account overview says I have 54 nights this year. How soon after attaining 50 nights is one supposed to be offered the Platinum Choice? Do they send you an e-mail?

I have tried looking up...
Aug 10, 18, 10:09 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,704
Posted By SPN Lifer

It makes logical sense to provide the benefit to...

It makes logical sense to provide the benefit to companions of all four categories.

Otherwise, the First Class, *G, etc., passengers will be stuck waiting around for their companions (to the...
Jun 9, 18, 11:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By SPN Lifer

Correct your thread title to read as follows: ...

Correct your thread title to read as follows:

Is it possible to earn two nights years of "Platinum" this year?
​​​​​​
The answer to your question is “Yes.”

Peruse this thread, starting around...
May 19, 18, 3:30 am
Replies: 80
Views: 20,377
Posted By SPN Lifer

​​​Why not both? With an Admirals Club...

​​​Why not both?

With an Admirals Club membership card, the Airspace Club does not require a boarding pass, does it?
May 18, 18, 11:38 pm
Replies: 3,977
Views: 709,406
Posted By SPN Lifer

​​​​​No, only about 300. Fortunately I have...

​​​​​No, only about 300.

Fortunately I have the Chase Marriott Rewards Visa card that earns one night per $3,000 spent (as does my wife) plus 15 nights per year.

So now I will need to spend...
May 7, 18, 8:52 pm
Replies: 3,977
Views: 709,406
Posted By SPN Lifer

Bottom line as a loyal credit-card user but infrequent guest:

The changes are a serious devaluation for this retiree.

I had a realistic chance in a few years of getting lifetime breakfast & lounge access at 500 nights / 1.6M points. I was already 60% there...
Jan 25, 18, 1:52 am
Replies: 336
Views: 80,819
Posted By SPN Lifer

Smile When my wife and I move abroad, my first order of...

When my wife and I move abroad, my first order of business will be to get a drivers license. (She already has one there.)

Then, I will ensure my name is added to the electric bill for our house.
...
Jan 24, 18, 11:55 pm
Replies: 937
Views: 234,689
Posted By SPN Lifer

Thumbs up Used the first link in the Wikipost, for the...

Used the first link in the Wikipost, for the 50,000 miles.

On the application form:

"Please enter the 6-character promotional code written on the application you received from your flight...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Nov 8, 17, 7:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 8,275
Posted By SPN Lifer

The receipt and the boarding pass will have a...

The receipt and the boarding pass will have a different confirmation number (record locator) and ticket number from each other.
Sep 2, 17, 12:44 am
Replies: 3,977
Views: 709,406
Posted By SPN Lifer

Some of us no longer travel as much as you. ...

Some of us no longer travel as much as you.

Thus, prospective lifetime membership becomes a major motivator for the credit card usage, which is very lucrative for Marriott.
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