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Jul 15, 13, 7:49 am
Replies: 952
Views: 8,776
Posted By sonic777

As Marriott Platinum I already have a tough time...

As Marriott Platinum I already have a tough time with upgrades. Now I'm going to be fighting to get a cot in the parking lot...
Jul 2, 13, 7:46 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 11,029
Posted By sonic777

I've thought for a long time that Hertz points...

I've thought for a long time that Hertz points were one of the best values around, with excellent availability to boot. I regularly redeemed 500 points (which I earned easily every 2 weeks from...
Jul 1, 13, 9:42 pm
Replies: 4,180
Views: 754,261
Posted By sonic777

Manhattan E 76th St PCAR - G Premium ...

Manhattan E 76th St
PCAR - G Premium
President's Circle, no options
Received: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE (YI), ~4k miles
Jul 1, 13, 9:40 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 5,627
Posted By sonic777

I've been turned down for Prestige at E 76th in...

I've been turned down for Prestige at E 76th in Manhattan before. In fact, they've actually tried to turn me down for Premium (G) rentals, but upon my insistence that this is allowed, they relented....
Jun 20, 13, 9:16 am
Replies: 139
Views: 15,577
Posted By sonic777

Yes, flight data makes a wonderful dataset. So...

Yes, flight data makes a wonderful dataset. So many predictive algorithms can be run on these data points to optimize revenue. Think how easy it would be to segment customers into price inelastic...
Jun 18, 13, 9:11 pm
Replies: 4,108
Views: 517,272
Posted By sonic777

Completely agree with you, which is why I wonder...

Completely agree with you, which is why I wonder what the analysis was driving this decision. Clearly there must be some business case for revenue uplift/cost cutting involved with adding PQDs....
Jun 18, 13, 1:57 pm
Replies: 4,108
Views: 517,272
Posted By sonic777

Maybe UA is missing the memo on the direction of...

Maybe UA is missing the memo on the direction of the corporate travel industry, oblivious to the fact that many travelers have their hands tied by a thing called "lowest logical airfare."

In many...
Jun 18, 13, 9:29 am
Replies: 4,108
Views: 517,272
Posted By sonic777

I hate this decision, but would have a hard time...

I hate this decision, but would have a hard time arguing that it doesn't make sense.

I would be so interested to see the analysis that went in to making this decision. I have to believe that it...
Jun 17, 13, 1:58 pm
Replies: 153
Views: 33,372
Posted By sonic777

Wow. Well at least using that as toilet paper...

Wow. Well at least using that as toilet paper makes a fun way to vandalize a United logo...
Jun 12, 13, 10:28 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,407
Posted By sonic777

Well shucks. Those 500 point weekend rental days...

Well shucks. Those 500 point weekend rental days were a killer value, and one of the few things keeping me with Hertz over National (I live in Manhattan and rent on weekends fairly frequently). Now...
May 25, 13, 9:48 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,778
Posted By sonic777

Call the Gold desk and try again. May take a...

Call the Gold desk and try again. May take a couple of tries but eventually you'll get a good agent who will upgrade you on the spot.
May 23, 13, 8:26 am
Replies: 133
Views: 51,192
Posted By sonic777

This same situation happened to me back in...

This same situation happened to me back in February when I crossed the Henry Hudson Bridge in NY, which recently implemented cashless tolling. Last week I got a bill in the mail for a $30...
May 16, 13, 8:34 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,600
Posted By sonic777

I had this same problem, and as of last week, it...

I had this same problem, and as of last week, it seems to have been resolved.

You should call the gold desk and ask for a manual points adjustment. They will put you on hold and do it right on the...
May 8, 13, 8:37 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 23,697
Posted By sonic777

Points still aren't posting for me... the system...

Points still aren't posting for me... the system has been broken since january.

I frequently rent in Manhattan and consider the free rental days I cash my Hertz points in for to be extremely...
Apr 27, 13, 10:30 am
Replies: 435
Views: 66,039
Posted By sonic777

I also got 35k/20 nights and 10k/25 nights. I'm...

I also got 35k/20 nights and 10k/25 nights. I'm plat.
Apr 18, 13, 3:51 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 23,697
Posted By sonic777

I called Hertz again earlier today to get points...

I called Hertz again earlier today to get points posted for my last few rentals (haven't had one post with >0 points since Jan) Apparently my company's CDP is causing the issue-- a latent problem...
Apr 13, 13, 10:13 am
Replies: 104
Views: 23,697
Posted By sonic777

Anyone had any resolution on this? Unfortunately...

Anyone had any resolution on this? Unfortunately I'm still having the same issue where I see rentals posting with 0 points in my activity and I don't get any YTD rental credit either. Spoke with a...
Mar 22, 13, 12:06 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By sonic777

Hertz is still having all kinds of IT problems. I...

Hertz is still having all kinds of IT problems. I have almost a month worth of rentals that have either posted with no points, or don't appear in my activity at all. Last night I returned at EWR and...
Jan 25, 13, 9:24 am
Replies: 60
Views: 6,436
Posted By sonic777

As a silver, the 757 is by far my favorite...

As a silver, the 757 is by far my favorite domestic equipment, if only for the 24 seat F cabin. And it takes off like a rocket.
Jan 20, 13, 9:07 am
Replies: 598
Views: 68,074
Posted By sonic777

I was on a flight last year where the pilot...

I was on a flight last year where the pilot welcomed us aboard "the real Continental Airlines on a real continental plane operated by a real continental crew." Getting carried away with it if you ask...
Sep 27, 12, 6:29 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 15,365
Posted By sonic777

Alcohol age on united

I've been carded several times in ua domestic f. And I look neither <21 nor like I would be a belligerent drunk...
Sep 23, 12, 5:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By sonic777

I've done this several times too and haven't had...

I've done this several times too and haven't had a problem. Being polite and handing over all of the boarding passes together seems to help. Not sure about AC--maybe check with a gate agent before...
Sep 15, 12, 7:34 am
Replies: 300
Views: 37,640
Posted By sonic777

I was targeted for this too. It seems pretty...

I was targeted for this too. It seems pretty stingy when you compare it to AA's double PQM offer that we saw last year.

Just like AA probably intended that promotion to keep frequent flyers around...
Sep 9, 12, 2:21 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 43,648
Posted By sonic777

Very nice. I bet the (SPECIFIC ITEM) is really...

Very nice. I bet the (SPECIFIC ITEM) is really awesome
Sep 9, 12, 11:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By sonic777

IMO it depends how much you fly united. If you...

IMO it depends how much you fly united. If you have any kind of status with UA (even silver) then you've got just about all the benefits you'd get with the card (and without an annual fee).

Also...
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