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Feb 7, 16, 1:05 pm
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Posted By eltex

Is there a way to check availability if you don't...

Is there a way to check availability if you don't have points? We would specifically look at booking the quadruple room they have. I think at one point, it was the same price for points as a single...
Jan 8, 16, 9:27 am
Replies: 890
Views: 216,010
Posted By eltex

Uh-oh

Dear xxxxxxx xxxxxxxxx,

We are writing to let you know that we have observed unusual usage patterns on your Bluebird Account. Because of this, effective immediately, you will no longer be able to...
Nov 3, 15, 7:59 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,125
Posted By eltex

Kauai

Kauai
Oct 24, 15, 9:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,131
Posted By eltex

IIRC, the Hawaiian cards are offering elevated...

IIRC, the Hawaiian cards are offering elevated bonuses, and could yield a nice points boost that can be transferred to Hilton. Obviously, this is a lot easier if the wife is playing the same points...
Oct 18, 15, 9:29 am
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

Not sure I would agree with that thought about...

Not sure I would agree with that thought about the beach at GH. It is very pretty, and fun to sit on. However, I never felt comfortable sending my kids out there. At the Sheraton, the beach was super...
Oct 8, 15, 7:46 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 30,162
Posted By eltex

We stayed this past weekend too. Checked in on...

We stayed this past weekend too. Checked in on Friday evening, and left late Sunday. I live just a couple miles from the hotel, though the roads to get from my house to the hotel are about 15 miles...
Oct 8, 15, 7:32 pm
Replies: 5,223
Views: 839,382
Posted By eltex

New BA card, approved

I applied for a new BA 100K card, along with a couple other non-Chase cards, on Oct 5. Chase went pending and asked me to call in. I called, verified some basic info such as salary and mortgage...
Sep 28, 15, 8:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 5,596
Posted By eltex

Yep, I noticed they left TX too. I went to my...

Yep, I noticed they left TX too. I went to my local branch to open a Citigold account, and the B&M was a new bank, with no Citi around. I saw that all the Central TX locations had cleared out. I...
Sep 26, 15, 6:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By eltex

I think you know this already, but make sure you...

I think you know this already, but make sure you shop around when buying online. A lot of times, things are cheaper from stores that aren't on the portals. Don't spend extra cash just to score some...
Sep 20, 15, 6:24 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 14,687
Posted By eltex

Question

I have read that the family rooms at Bolivar can be booked, 60-75 days out, with the standard 10K points. Is this still the case? I don't have points in my account, and when I search, it seems it...
Sep 12, 15, 7:11 am
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

I don't think there is a 'right answer' for your...

I don't think there is a 'right answer' for your situation. The club and the pool are a long ways apart. We got a club room when there, used it for breakfast and snacks each day. It was a nice option...
Aug 24, 15, 7:48 pm
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

We were on vacation last year when the hurricane...

We were on vacation last year when the hurricane hit the BI. We were on the west side of island, in the Waikoloa area. The hurricane hit, ran into the volcano, and just kind of stalled. We didn't...
Aug 20, 15, 7:39 am
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

You pretty much nailed it. Flyertalk caters to...

You pretty much nailed it. Flyertalk caters to those of us traveling for free, or close to it. This hotel fits that category perfectly. We loved our stay here, and loved our stay at Hilton Waikoloa,...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Aug 20, 15, 6:44 am
Replies: 34
Views: 16,659
Posted By eltex

You are correct. You end up paying about $120...

You are correct. You end up paying about $120 more that first year. After that, the prices should be the same. You have to determine if the 25-30K miles are worth that extra dough. For me, I think it...
Aug 12, 15, 8:21 pm
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

We were in the Poipu wing last year. It is a heck...

We were in the Poipu wing last year. It is a heck of a hike to get to the pools. It wasn't that far from the club, but the hallways don't have a lot of elevators to make for quick shortcuts. The one...
Aug 6, 15, 7:27 pm
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

We booked the club room in the summer of 2014....

We booked the club room in the summer of 2014. Stayed a week with a wonderful ocean view, as well as club access. At the time, a club room also got you full access to the spa. I think I heard spa...
Aug 6, 15, 6:10 am
Replies: 116
Views: 30,162
Posted By eltex

We stayed here in mid July. The club was open...

We stayed here in mid July. The club was open both Saturday and Sunday.
Jul 21, 15, 7:37 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,906
Posted By eltex

Call up GM at Hyatt Lost Pines and ask about...

Call up GM at Hyatt Lost Pines and ask about possibly releasing a room for your stay. Explain your situation and they make be able to make it happen. We just stayed there last weekend, and it was a...
Jul 18, 15, 8:04 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 13,161
Posted By eltex

I also stayed here, for 2 nights during the...

I also stayed here, for 2 nights during the iHeart Country festival. It was a nice stay, albeit a bit packed for the concert. The pool area was pretty neat, located on the 5th floor(iirc). It has a...
Jul 13, 15, 8:04 pm
Replies: 3,898
Views: 483,152
Posted By eltex

Hmmm, just curious, what else would you wear when...

Hmmm, just curious, what else would you wear when lying in your bed? You are starting to make me feel a bit ashamed...:rolleyes:
Jun 30, 15, 8:51 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 32,319
Posted By eltex

I am totally confused by your statements so far....

I am totally confused by your statements so far. I think you have flipped from yes to no to yes to no. Were you wrong some of those times, or has Wyndham already changed the policy for the program?
Jun 26, 15, 2:12 pm
Replies: 181
Views: 40,439
Posted By eltex

world card with bonus

I have the aviator world card. I got the offer for 15k bonus today. I registered already.
Jun 5, 15, 6:42 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 24,688
Posted By eltex

I haven't seen the article yet. Can you link it...

I haven't seen the article yet. Can you link it when it is posted?

Thanks
eltex
Mar 6, 15, 8:14 am
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

We were there last summer with no status, also...

We were there last summer with no status, also staying in the club rooms just for the access. At the time, being in those rooms gave us spa access as well. Is that still the case, or will we need to...
Jan 17, 15, 5:48 pm
Replies: 1,842
Views: 370,838
Posted By eltex

We spent a week there this past summer. We used...

We spent a week there this past summer. We used points for a club-level room. We had full access to the spa for free, as it was part of the club-level rooms(we had no status). I have no idea if this...
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