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Dec 13, 16, 7:08 pm
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Posted By Paul19

Thank you SO MUCH! I've been looking at some...

Thank you SO MUCH! I've been looking at some other options, including SJD, but this seems to be the best I have found. Just booked it! If you have any other ideas in the next 24 hours, let me know,...
Dec 12, 16, 6:07 pm
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Posted By Paul19

Need 6k Premier miles; help out of CLE

Appreciate any help here! I fly out of CLE, but for the right deal, I could drive to CAK, or if desperate, to CMH, PIT or DTW.

Hi FlyerTalk friends! I need 6,348 PQM to re-qualify for 1k. (I...
Oct 5, 16, 8:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Paul19

Thanks, all. I decided to try and use 3 certs for...

Thanks, all. I decided to try and use 3 certs for the HLN-ORD route and spent quite a while on the phone with the 1K rep. Apparently, there is a chance they will be swapping the 777 for a smaller...
Oct 4, 16, 1:20 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Paul19

But again, my 2 Global upgrades will expire...

But again, my 2 Global upgrades will expire anyway on 1/31/17, so I may as well use them for the 2nd person, right? I won't have any intl flights coming until March or April, and I don't think they...
Oct 4, 16, 12:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Paul19

Upgrade companions to HNL and hope for the best?

This is my first year as a 1K and I'm admittedly under-informed on how to best use my upgrade certs. I'm currently left with 2 regional and 2 global certs, and I'm likely to not be able to use them...
Dec 29, 14, 11:03 am
Replies: 150
Views: 15,661
Posted By Paul19

Here's my update. I called the MP service center...

Here's my update. I called the MP service center and explained my situation (60k+ miles, $10,000+ spend), and asked if they'd consider bumping me from Gold to Platinum due to the spend.

Woman was...
Dec 10, 14, 9:07 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 15,661
Posted By Paul19

Thanks for the thoughtful replies. And for the...

Thanks for the thoughtful replies. And for the more grumpy/snark stuff, well, whatever. I politely asked a question and don't have any *expectations* that United will do anything. But if they did,...
Dec 9, 14, 12:40 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 15,661
Posted By Paul19

Will UA grant higher status if short miles but over PQDs?

I've been a Gold for several years, and have never quite made Platinum. Was hoping to this year, but I'm going to end 2014 with about 60,700 miles, 61 segments and $10,400 PQD.

So, I'll be well...
Dec 8, 14, 11:14 am
Replies: 150
Views: 15,661
Posted By Paul19

Will UA grant higher status if short PQMs but over PQDs?

I was hoping to hit Platinum for the first time after many years of Gold, but it looks like I will end up with 60,766 miles and $10,411 PQD. So I'm short on the miles (and segments), but way over on...
Nov 20, 11, 10:28 am
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Views: 923
Posted By Paul19

20k worth of mileage runs out of CLE?

Looking for 20,306 miles or 22 segments (crazy, I know) out of CLE, CAK, PIT, DTW or CMH on Star Alliance by year's end.

Dates available: Nov. 29-Dec. 2; Dec. 13-24; Dec. 26-30.

Open to...
Nov 18, 11, 1:39 pm
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Views: 150,054
Posted By Paul19

Ways to keep Gold status?

Due to a layoff and new job in a different industry, I've gone from Platinum last year to Gold this year and on track to Silver for 2012. Blech!

I haven't been on these forums like I used to, and...
Nov 12, 10, 7:01 pm
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Views: 517
Posted By Paul19

Thanks, good thought! Any other suggestions...

Thanks, good thought! Any other suggestions welcome, too!

:)
Nov 4, 10, 5:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By Paul19

Need help-Dec CO elite run from CLE

Got laid off this summer, out of work for 3 months. Finally got a new job, but even after my last two (small) upcoming trips here, will be 8,596 miles short of renewing my Platinum status. Grrr.
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Aug 18, 10, 9:53 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,453
Posted By Paul19

Hi all. Well, a lot of weird stuff has happened...

Hi all. Well, a lot of weird stuff has happened in the interim. I was laid off, along with a handful of other coworkers. But I promised to post the story, which took a slightly different tack than I...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 18, 10, 9:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Paul19

Well, I promised to post the story (stories)....

Well, I promised to post the story (stories). Here is the link to the whole special section in the magazine:

http://www.hotelworldnetwork.com/loyalty

As luck would have it, I was downsized...
Jul 12, 10, 12:25 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,453
Posted By Paul19

SkiAdcock, yes, for sure. I'm actually a MR fan...

SkiAdcock, yes, for sure. I'm actually a MR fan myself, but would like to remain as neutral as possible for all the different program aspects I will cover in the article.

I realize there is a lot...
Jul 12, 10, 11:20 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,453
Posted By Paul19

Thanks, BrightlyBob, appreciate it! ...

Thanks, BrightlyBob, appreciate it!

OrangeCountyCommuter, you're right, I was going for the gotcha kind of headline in this thread. My bad. But the article will certainly reflect on what a variety...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 12, 10, 9:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Paul19

Sorry you feel that way, and sorry you felt the...

Sorry you feel that way, and sorry you felt the need to be so negative.

Of course many of the questions are subjective. I'm looking for people's opinions, and these are some general attempts to...
Jul 12, 10, 8:36 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,453
Posted By Paul19

Your rants to Marriott Reward execs

I'm looking for a few loyal (or just opinionated) Marriott Reward members for a trade magazine article on hotel loyalty programs. This will be read by brand execs and the people in charge of MR and...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 12, 10, 8:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Paul19

Shameless bump to top. ;) Here's your opportunity...

Shameless bump to top. ;) Here's your opportunity to let the hotel loyalty program execs know what you think. Appreciate your help!
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 7, 10, 7:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Paul19

Your opinions on hotel loyalty programs (for magazine article)

Hello, fellow FlyerTalkers. I'm working on an article for my magazine—a b2b publication for hotel owners, developers and on-property employees—about hotel loyalty programs. (A rare, but fun...
Jun 24, 10, 7:58 am
Replies: 88
Views: 10,322
Posted By Paul19

Unless things have changed (and it's certainly...

Unless things have changed (and it's certainly possible), we took our son when he was 20-mo old (though I think it was a CO 767 from HNL-LAX) and he was approved for the bassinet. That was in 2003....
Jun 1, 10, 9:07 am
Replies: 247
Views: 30,221
Posted By Paul19

This sounded reasonable to me. But over the...

This sounded reasonable to me. But over the holiday weekend, spoke with a family friend at a picnic -- he's been a CO 777 pilot for many years, and he will be flying the 787s eventually. He said CO...
May 3, 10, 12:12 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 7,852
Posted By Paul19

Tulip? Funny, for YEARS, I've wondered what that...

Tulip? Funny, for YEARS, I've wondered what that thing was, other than a blurry U ... I guess now I know!

:D
Jan 11, 10, 5:33 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 4,351
Posted By Paul19

I made it to LGA without any issues, and I had...

I made it to LGA without any issues, and I had what I'd term as a pretty pleasant experience. First flight was a regional jet (I so prefer the 1-2 setup instead of the 2-2, that feels a bit more...
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