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Sep 11, 07, 9:15 pm
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Posted By Mileage Schemer

OT: Options for Frequent Travel b/t Paris and London

I apologize if this is a bit off topic, but I didn't know where else to look.

I am looking to commute weekly b/t Paris and London for about 12 weeks. Unfortunately due to the Rugby World Cup,...
Jun 28, 05, 6:45 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,171
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Hell from Mosul, Iraq

Thought I'd write with an update. It's not every day that I get to hop on the Internet, and it's been a while since I've surfed Flyertalk... Unfortunately, my current circumstances have me unable...
Apr 19, 05, 11:15 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 13,138
Posted By Mileage Schemer

I believe that the Dong Fang Lu Station is less...

I believe that the Dong Fang Lu Station is less than a 10 minute walk up the road. Taxis are pretty inexpensive (usually well less than 10 dollars) getting into the city and around Pudong as well....
Mar 23, 05, 8:36 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,171
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Thanks

Thank you Flyertalk Community for all of your support. Hopefully the Iraqi people will one day get to experience the joys of freedom and security which may include "perks" like the opportunity to...
Mar 22, 05, 7:37 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,171
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Platinum Member Deploying to Iraq Seeking Advice

I just found out that I will be shipping out to Iraq in May... Although I do have lots of other things weighing on my mind these days, believe it or not, I am a SPG fanatic and my Plat status is...
Mar 15, 05, 9:20 pm
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Views: 27,849
Posted By Mileage Schemer

PLAT recognition

I just got back from a one night weekend stay and upon checkout was told that the bottle of water I drank was free (despite the usual charge) and was given an upgrade to a strip suite. Not bad on a...
Feb 25, 05, 10:16 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 37,997
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Great choice! I've stayed at all Starwoods in...

Great choice! I've stayed at all Starwoods in Seoul (including the former 4 Points) and the Westin Chosun is definately in the heart of Seoul and is a great property.. Although I enjoyed the W, it...
Jan 15, 05, 5:28 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By Mileage Schemer

At the moment I am staring at a plasma tv in my...

At the moment I am staring at a plasma tv in my room at the St. Regis Aspen.
Jan 15, 05, 5:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By Mileage Schemer

I have had problems with not being asked and not...

I have had problems with not being asked and not getting my plat amenity at this hotel a few times. Usually an easy fix during or after my stay.
Jan 13, 05, 7:18 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,159
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Seoul Starwood Hotels

Westin Chosun
In all Executive Guest Offices and higher they have a 42" plasma
W Seoul
In Junior Media Room they had a 50" plasma, bose stereo surround system, and LCD screen in the...
Oct 14, 04, 7:54 am
Replies: 36
Views: 3,713
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Free breakfasts at Starwood hotels in Asia have...

Free breakfasts at Starwood hotels in Asia have been the norm and not the exception. I have seen this in China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Thailand (Westin and Sheratons mostly).
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Views: 1,975
Posted By Mileage Schemer

I have used Asia Travel almost exclusively while...

I have used Asia Travel almost exclusively while I've lived in Korea over the past 2 years. 02-2272-4396. Ask for Sancho, who speaks English very well. He has been a great help to me, literally...
Sep 25, 04, 2:18 am
Replies: 128
Views: 28,053
Posted By Mileage Schemer

W Seoul Korea [Master Thread]

Initial impressions:
Stayed last weekend at this fairly new hotel on an award stay. This is Asia's first 6 star hotel and I was impressed with the lobby an Woo bar. There are thousands of hip,...
May 31, 04, 7:39 am
Replies: 396
Views: 90,252
Posted By Mileage Schemer

executive suite

yes, there is a door separating the living room and bedroom. this is pretty good for noise considerations as there is a hallway separating the living room and bedroom as well as a door inbetween. ...
May 16, 04, 7:27 am
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Views: 807
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Government Rate for W and Westin

I was able to get $139 rates at both the W and Westin in Seattle midweek over the phone. Interestingly the gov't rate for the Sheraton was much higher
Mar 9, 04, 8:42 am
Replies: 205
Views: 37,997
Posted By Mileage Schemer

When did the Chosun start using Bulgari...

When did the Chosun start using Bulgari products?! I've been staying there for the past year now and was pleasantly surprised this past weekend.
Jan 19, 04, 7:04 am
Replies: 205
Views: 37,997
Posted By Mileage Schemer

The COEX is indeed south of the river. ...

The COEX is indeed south of the river. Considering distance and traffic, the Sheraton Walker Hill would be a bit more convenient getting to the COEX. The cab would probably only take 15-20 minutes....
Dec 29, 03, 4:28 am
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Views: 22,349
Posted By Mileage Schemer

I stayed last month and during my checkin let...

I stayed last month and during my checkin let them know this was my first time so they let me compare an upgraded courtyard view executive suite and harbor view deluxe room against the eventual...
Dec 11, 03, 6:10 am
Replies: 205
Views: 37,997
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Hmmm... I guess I would first ask what you have...

Hmmm... I guess I would first ask what you have in mind. Nightlife? Touristy things?

Some ideas... If it's your first time in Korea most likely you would want to hit one of the palaces like...
Dec 9, 03, 6:10 am
Replies: 205
Views: 37,997
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Sometimes if you call the hotel directly you can...

Sometimes if you call the hotel directly you can get a special package rate. I did this over the summer at the Chosun and got rates as low as 150,000 won, saving 30,000 won off the SPG price. Plus...
Nov 26, 03, 5:55 am
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Views: 22,349
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Arrow Sheraton Hong Kong pre 2008 [Master Thread]

An upgrade after you paid for a towers room right?
Nov 25, 03, 7:02 am
Replies: 758
Views: 22,349
Posted By Mileage Schemer

I'll be checking in this Thursday and after...

I'll be checking in this Thursday and after reading this thread having second thoughts. What was your secret clublounger? Who did you have to talk to?
Nov 3, 03, 2:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Can I just call the hotel to have my card charged...

Can I just call the hotel to have my card charged in advance of my stay? Can this be done on a non-non-refundable rate as well?
Oct 29, 03, 7:08 am
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Mileage Schemer

One thing that I find helps is to take out...

One thing that I find helps is to take out bedding and smoking preferences. I then sort from low to high and can usually find the rate from the initial screen.
Oct 17, 03, 11:23 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,153
Posted By Mileage Schemer

Perhaps a stupid question but does this include...

Perhaps a stupid question but does this include both original sales and better value ads on the Internet? Or does this just include originaly sales made on the Internet?
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