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Aug 27, 19, 3:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 9,544
Posted By mvitale

How to retrieve historical tail numbers for my flights?

I tried asking this question in the Travel Tools (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/31442622-post153.html) channel, but haven't gotten a response there after almost a week. Hoping that someone here...
Aug 22, 19, 8:04 am
Replies: 91
Views: 5,185
Posted By mvitale

Same offer. Same opinion. It's possible,...

Same offer. Same opinion. It's possible, because I've only booked work flights halfway through September. My normal schedule has me flying weekly. So if I reach it, I reach it. If not, 3k miles...
Forum: Travel Tools
Aug 21, 19, 11:02 pm
Replies: 154
Views: 56,082
Posted By mvitale

For the past 3-4 years, I've been keeping track...

For the past 3-4 years, I've been keeping track of my flights, as I travel weekly for work. Slowly, over time, I've expanded the amount of data that I keep track of. I'm mostly a United flyer, so...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 19, 9:43 am
Replies: 108
Views: 6,300
Posted By mvitale

I live in the US Midwest, but I'm going to use...

I live in the US Midwest, but I'm going to use London as my East/West starting point.

North: Skagway, Alaska (59° 27' 30" N)
South: Antarctic Peninsula (approx. 65° 05' S)
East: Rotorua, New...
Aug 1, 19, 8:10 am
Replies: 335
Views: 25,073
Posted By mvitale

PQM: 17,612 PQS: 30 PQD: $5,328 It was a...

PQM: 17,612
PQS: 30
PQD: $5,328

It was a very slow spring because I was (shudder) working locally. There's an outside chance that I'll hit Platinum this year. Gold is basically guaranteed due...
May 22, 19, 1:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By mvitale

I stayed at this hotel last week. I was...

I stayed at this hotel last week. I was acknowledged as an Ambassador member, and given a poker chip good for a drink at the bar upon check-in.

I'm a business traveler, and I'm not 21 years old...
May 1, 19, 3:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By mvitale

(Some) Apostrophes expanding to multiple spaces?

I mostly frequent the Marriott and United fora here, and for a while, some users' posts have been expanding apostrophes (and sometimes double-quotes) into what appears to be a horizontal tab. As the...
Apr 24, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 98
Views: 11,846
Posted By mvitale

Mine also arrived in the mail yesterday. I don't...

Mine also arrived in the mail yesterday. I don't have a laptop case...But then, I've never seen the need for owning one, as my backpack has served for that purpose all these years. Maybe I'll give...
Apr 18, 19, 5:38 pm
Replies: 2,847
Views: 209,781
Posted By mvitale

I had a points stay at the Renaissance Austin...

I had a points stay at the Renaissance Austin (TX) last weekend. I just booked a normal room, nothing special. I've stayed at this hotel before (over the past 5 years), on both points and cash...
Mar 30, 19, 8:16 pm
Replies: 2,847
Views: 209,781
Posted By mvitale

From the Confirmation Email I received: ...

From the Confirmation Email I received:



The website said something like no changes after booking.

So I'm still chalking it up as a win for the Ambassador team.

-mvitale
Mar 30, 19, 1:43 pm
Replies: 2,847
Views: 209,781
Posted By mvitale

About 30 minutes ago, I booked a non-refundable...

About 30 minutes ago, I booked a non-refundable stay at the Moxy Amsterdam Houthavens for this May. After talking with my travel partner for this trip, she questioned the decision I made (based on...
Mar 28, 19, 3:38 pm
Replies: 737
Views: 64,038
Posted By mvitale

Recently, I've had stays post up to 11 days after...

Recently, I've had stays post up to 11 days after my stay finished.

To be snarky and directly answer the question you asked, I'd say that stays should post immediately. Or perhaps the next day.
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Jan 20, 19, 7:51 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,025
Posted By mvitale

I got an email from United yesterday that TSA...

I got an email from United yesterday that TSA screening at Terminal B would be closed today, and suggested to use Terminal C. My flight today (2:20 pm) was out of Terminal C anyway, so I hit the TC...
Jan 6, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 7,916
Posted By mvitale

pqm : 83,709 pqs : 123.5 pqd : $23,004

pqm : 83,709
pqs : 123.5
pqd : $23,004
Dec 5, 18, 11:35 am
Replies: 58
Views: 11,832
Posted By mvitale

This, plus...How much time do you plan to spend...

This, plus...How much time do you plan to spend in Marriott hotels next year? Presumably, you're not considering chasing PP status for just the remainder of this program year, but for ALL of 2019. ...
Dec 5, 18, 6:48 am
Replies: 2,847
Views: 209,781
Posted By mvitale

[/left]Based on everything I've read...The spend...

[/left]Based on everything I've read...The spend requirements do not need to be hit for SPG members only if all 100 of your nights are in pmSPG hotels. If some of your nights are in pmMarriott...
Dec 4, 18, 11:42 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,061
Posted By mvitale

Hmmm. Now that you mention it, I'm not 100%...

Hmmm. Now that you mention it, I'm not 100% sure. It's not something I generally take advantage of, so I don't see the points posting to my account.

Regardless of the number of points...It's...
Dec 4, 18, 11:31 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,061
Posted By mvitale

Make a Green Choice. Skip housekeeping for a...

Make a Green Choice. Skip housekeeping for a day, get 250 points.
Dec 4, 18, 6:57 am
Replies: 613
Views: 56,092
Posted By mvitale

PQS: 120.5 PQM: 81,359 PQD: $22,577 ...

PQS: 120.5
PQM: 81,359
PQD: $22,577

Segment 120 was ORD->DTW on Sunday. Since hitting Platinum this year, I'm 13/30 on CPUs; mostly flying to either EWR or DTW ex-ORD...But lots of my trips...
Dec 3, 18, 5:35 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,061
Posted By mvitale

I had that happen to me once earlier this year. ...

I had that happen to me once earlier this year. It was 6pm on a weeknight when I returned to my room (not 9pm Sunday), and when I called the front desk of the hotel I was at, they said that they...
Nov 29, 18, 8:58 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 11,147
Posted By mvitale

Book and take a trip 5 times by January 31, 2019...

Book and take a trip 5 times by January 31, 2019 to get 6,800 bonus award miles.

*Each purchased fare must be a minimum of $225 to qualify

It's unlikely that I will achieve this, just as I...
Nov 28, 18, 1:54 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,144
Posted By mvitale

Thanks. I've re-booked my stay next week using...

Thanks. I've re-booked my stay next week using the portal.

-mvitale
Nov 28, 18, 11:37 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,144
Posted By mvitale

Do Marriott points also post to your Marriott...

Do Marriott points also post to your Marriott accounts as well, when using this? Can you use Corporate Rates when booking a Marriott hotel?

-mvitale
Nov 28, 18, 5:53 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By mvitale

TSA Pre definitely still exists at ORD (unless...

TSA Pre definitely still exists at ORD (unless it's been removed since Monday 11/19.)

I think what rmadisonwi was saying is that "When you arrive at ORD from an international flight, you arrive...
Nov 13, 18, 9:14 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 11,783
Posted By mvitale

My November stay at the JW is coming up this...

My November stay at the JW is coming up this weekend. I applied for SNAs on this stay (a points stay) about a month ago -- when I noticed that they could be applied at this hotel, on this...
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