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Mar 16, 20, 9:58 am
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Posted By Brucemcdou

Thanks JSloan - that was my working assumption...

Thanks JSloan - that was my working assumption too - I waited until today to cancel hoping they'd make things more flexible which (to their credit) they did. Lets hope they follow Delta as they seem...
Mar 16, 20, 9:40 am
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Views: 464,405
Posted By Brucemcdou

Question regarding UA's newest waiver of...

Question regarding UA's newest waiver of change/cancellation fees: UA added the following language yesterday and sent it out to customers with reservations with tickets issued on or before 3/2/2020...
Forum: India
Feb 20, 20, 8:22 am
Replies: 205
Views: 73,711
Posted By Brucemcdou

I have just listed the “Manager” for the hotel...

I have just listed the “Manager” for the hotel you list as where you’re staying. Never had any follow up questions.

just applied for the 5-year e-visa and got approval in under 24 hours. $80...
Forum: India
Feb 19, 20, 8:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By Brucemcdou

Awesome - thanks for the quick reply!

Awesome - thanks for the quick reply!
Forum: India
Feb 18, 20, 10:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By Brucemcdou

Keyser - the OP appears to have disappeared but I...

Keyser - the OP appears to have disappeared but I have the exact same question. We arrive DEL on an international flight (UA from SFO) at midnight. The next day we have a domestic flight on AI (to...
Feb 7, 20, 7:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,199
Posted By Brucemcdou

Thanks for the response Magicbus. Very helpful....

Thanks for the response Magicbus. Very helpful. Yes, the club is of interest.

where did you stay at Ranthambore? Was hoping to avoid an overnight but guess it’s required. It’s approx 3 or 3 1/2...
Jan 30, 20, 3:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,199
Posted By Brucemcdou

Any recent stays at the LM Jaipur? Will be there...

Any recent stays at the LM Jaipur? Will be there for a few days on vacation in late March and picked LM over JW based on this and a few other comments about the JW. From the last post seems not too...
Jan 28, 20, 5:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,646
Posted By Brucemcdou

Stephem - post an honest review in...

Stephem - post an honest review in trip*advisor*com. Management of Marriott monitor and are required to address issues raised there. They would likely even try to contact you to address specifics. ...
Dec 14, 19, 2:37 am
Replies: 390
Views: 80,499
Posted By Brucemcdou

Thanks!

Thanks Rhu171 - I asked as I was checking in last night if the room was renovated and they said yes. When I got to it (26th floor Club King) it certainly is beautiful. From the decor probably at...
Dec 13, 19, 1:29 am
Replies: 390
Views: 80,499
Posted By Brucemcdou

Which rooms are renovated?

Hi all - heading to the Marriott Tang Plaza aka Orchard Road Marriott soon. There are some negative comments about the condition of the rooms from a few years ago but better comments recently. Any...
Dec 11, 19, 4:56 am
Replies: 524
Views: 109,711
Posted By Brucemcdou

Here in the middle of a six-night personal stay....

Here in the middle of a six-night personal stay. I clearly should have done my research as I’m in an unrenovated room and it’s dark, dark dark. Literally - even the desk lamp is so dim I have to take...
Nov 6, 19, 6:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 6,176
Posted By Brucemcdou

This. Search for the one-way legs, and be...

This. Search for the one-way legs, and be flexible about the start and end cities. If you want to go to Rome, for example, also search for Milan, Florence, Naples, Turin... And you don't have to...
Oct 31, 19, 2:28 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 11,380
Posted By Brucemcdou

I was part of the crowd that flooded the lounges...

I was part of the crowd that flooded the lounges as well, and moved all of my travel (personal and business) to Marriott when we had lounge access/breakfast. Now that I map to Marriott Gold, no...
Oct 30, 19, 1:55 pm
Replies: 961
Views: 230,423
Posted By Brucemcdou

Since you've already hit the PQD I also vote for...

Since you've already hit the PQD I also vote for running for the 25k PQM to make 1K. A single r/t to Asia in P+ or biz would get you most of the way there. That gives you 1K through the beginning...
Oct 29, 19, 10:26 am
Replies: 290
Views: 63,890
Posted By Brucemcdou

Got it - thanks jhayes and arf04!

Got it - thanks jhayes and arf04!
Oct 28, 19, 5:49 pm
Replies: 290
Views: 63,890
Posted By Brucemcdou

The article from TPG earlier said that there are...

The article from TPG earlier said that there are four luggage racks, but the photos only show three mid-cabin between FC and E+ section. Is the fourth one under the FC bar set up? The pictures don't...
Oct 22, 19, 7:24 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 73,936
Posted By Brucemcdou

So you're thinking of stacking? Getting/keeping...

So you're thinking of stacking? Getting/keeping multiple cards to stack the max PQP credits? Assuming you can spend enough on each separate card to max out the PQP permitted, I'd say it would be...
Oct 20, 19, 8:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,125
Posted By Brucemcdou

Reviews of Kathmandu?

Any reviews? looks like it opened in July - uniformly good reviews on Marriott.com but would prefer to hear from FTers who’ve stayed there. Looking at the Fairfield as an alternative which at least...
Oct 17, 19, 2:13 pm
Replies: 293
Views: 73,936
Posted By Brucemcdou

Interesting discussion - I have the Chase UA Club...

Interesting discussion - I have the Chase UA Club Card, with $450 annual fee but just the United Club membership by itself costs from $550 to $650 a year depending on your status. For me the other...
Oct 16, 19, 2:02 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 1,009,941
Posted By Brucemcdou

I agree, they should be able to handle with...

I agree, they should be able to handle with targeted bonuses to get the result they want. A few years back, after they'd switched the PS service from JFK to EWR they were apparently having difficulty...
Oct 16, 19, 1:55 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 1,009,941
Posted By Brucemcdou

I think it's clear that United doesn't value...

I think it's clear that United doesn't value those who fly long distances; they value those who spend a lot of money. Those are two different groups with a Venn overlap in the middle. I have...
Oct 15, 19, 2:22 pm
Replies: 307
Views: 49,251
Posted By Brucemcdou

I just use Google flights, narrow the search to...

I just use Google flights, narrow the search to "premium economy" and to "united only" and then start putting in different destinations. Also helps to study their route map first to see the longest...
Oct 15, 19, 2:15 pm
Replies: 1,125
Views: 372,469
Posted By Brucemcdou

Maybe I'm not understanding FlyerTalk jargon (I'm...

Maybe I'm not understanding FlyerTalk jargon (I'm still sort of new around here...) but to me "non-revs" refers to airline employees and their family and friends flying for free. Couldn't those...
Oct 15, 19, 1:56 pm
Replies: 307
Views: 49,251
Posted By Brucemcdou

So you 're trying to get 25k PQMs under the...

So you 're trying to get 25k PQMs under the current earnings rules? Putting aside the question of whether you should wait until the calendar flips over and apply the 2021 qualification standards...
Oct 14, 19, 2:17 pm
Replies: 3,264
Views: 1,009,941
Posted By Brucemcdou

Raising my hand - yep - I've stayed at Platinum...

Raising my hand - yep - I've stayed at Platinum and occasionally made 1K over the past ten years or so by doing 2-3 long mileage runs a year to international destinations in discount business on my...
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