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Apr 4, 19, 1:04 pm
Replies: 440
Views: 145,676
Posted By Joshua

It looks like I may have to buy a J class ticket...

It looks like I may have to buy a J class ticket to earn enough EQMs to qualify for a promotion I signed up for... with that in mind, how difficult is upgrading from a full fare (J class, in this...
Dec 28, 18, 5:04 am
Replies: 500
Views: 79,824
Posted By Joshua

Classified now lets me in, after a year of...

Classified now lets me in, after a year of denials... makes one think about the Groucho Marx joke where he wouldnít want to go to any club that would stoop so low as to accept him as a member.
Nov 19, 18, 8:37 am
Replies: 48
Views: 12,477
Posted By Joshua

Does anyone know if this flight still earns PQMs?

Does anyone know if this flight still earns PQMs?
Nov 5, 18, 4:57 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,465
Posted By Joshua

Yep - if it is despite being on airplane mode,...

Yep - if it is despite being on airplane mode, calls and texts will still come through.

Glad my phone was on silent the last time this happened to me.
Oct 30, 18, 8:25 am
Replies: 268
Views: 35,195
Posted By Joshua

Something's amiss where CPUs are clearing into PN...

Something's amiss where CPUs are clearing into PN space (and most flights I look at are PN9, or PN7 or PN8).

Can't apply any RPUs since every flight I'm looking at (months in advance) is PZ0.
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Oct 10, 18, 9:57 am
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Joshua

First class Boardroom guest access?

A friend of mine is travelling in paid first class (P fare) and will have access to the Boardroom.

Does this include an entitlement to bring a guest?
Sep 12, 18, 12:39 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 16,226
Posted By Joshua

Not eligible (as usual), over $12k PQD this year,...

Not eligible (as usual), over $12k PQD this year, about half of that paid premium fares, the rest economy, mostly UA with some LH in there.

I do not hold a UA branded credit card, which I suspect...
Aug 28, 18, 7:38 am
Replies: 330
Views: 39,679
Posted By Joshua

This story doesn't hold water since Expedia makes...

This story doesn't hold water since Expedia makes it clear seat assignments aren't offered with Basic Economy, and there is no commitment anywhere from Expedia to guarantee a family will be seated...
Aug 28, 18, 7:08 am
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

[QUOTE=sfsummersublet]This is very helpful. ...

[QUOTE=sfsummersublet]This is very helpful.

I am in a very similar boat as Joshua - need 5 more stays to reach 25 stays this year and re-qualify as what used to be SPG Platinum. I am currently SPG...
Aug 28, 18, 7:07 am
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

Thanks, everyone. This clears this up quite a...

Thanks, everyone. This clears this up quite a bit.

My checkin for an upcoming Marriott stay has me at Platinum, which is unexpected, to say the least.
Aug 23, 18, 9:16 am
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

I see what happened; my accounts were "matched" a...

I see what happened; my accounts were "matched" a long time ago, but are not combined.

What benefit (if any) does staying 25 SPG nights in 2018 provide you?
Aug 23, 18, 9:15 am
Replies: 76
Views: 9,226
Posted By Joshua

A while ago, it was time for a trip with a baby...

A while ago, it was time for a trip with a baby (then 10 months old) with both parents on a 5 hour transcon. We were both seated in F on some United/Continental 737. The other passengers in F gave us...
Aug 23, 18, 7:44 am
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

I'm guessing my accounts got combined, although I...

I'm guessing my accounts got combined, although I can't remember ever doing so.

Do 25 SPG stays still qualify you for Platinum Premier if your accounts are somehow combined?
Aug 23, 18, 7:28 am
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

To add to my confusion, I logged into my SPG...

To add to my confusion, I logged into my SPG account (which now is the same thing as Marriott) and it says I'm a "Platinum".

Does legacy SPG Gold map to new Platinum? Does legacy SPG Platinum map...
Aug 22, 18, 1:07 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 29,700
Posted By Joshua

Qualifying as a Platinum on stays

I was trying to qualify as a Platinum on stays in SPG, and am about 5 nights short of the 25 needed.

Is this still possible to do now? I have not done anything proactively to combine my Marriott...
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By Joshua

VA-ZL "interlining" (Virgin Australia / Regional Express)

Rex's website at Booking Info :: Interline Agreements (http://www.rex.com.au/FlightInfo/InterlineAgreements.aspx) talks about "interline agreements". As far as I can tell, however, this is separate...
May 31, 18, 7:17 am
Replies: 1,132
Views: 874,514
Posted By Joshua

The only way I knew to ask for PJs, a gel pillow...

The only way I knew to ask for PJs, a gel pillow and hot bites was from FlyerTalk. No evidence of it all on the menu on a recent IAH-SYD flight.

Anecdotally I didnít notice anyone else with a gel...
May 29, 18, 9:03 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,996
Posted By Joshua

Iíve often wondered why some enterprising carrier...

Iíve often wondered why some enterprising carrier like OneJet hasnít done this, particularly in a place with lots of markets where there isnít other nonstop route competition.
May 29, 18, 9:00 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 6,996
Posted By Joshua

I just booked into TVF, which isnít much farther...

I just booked into TVF, which isnít much farther to Grafton, ND than GFK is. Iíd resigned myself to flying Delta to get there or taking a long drive from Fargo.

Fares seem to be priced similarly...
May 29, 18, 8:52 pm
Replies: 491
Views: 50,372
Posted By Joshua

Forgot to mention: Was seated in row 8 (the...

Forgot to mention:

Was seated in row 8 (the last row) and by the time my row was served for breakfast, croissants were plated and bread basket was not offered.

Asked for and received a...
May 29, 18, 8:48 pm
Replies: 491
Views: 50,372
Posted By Joshua

Flew BHM-IAH-SYD-BNE on May 21; featured no...

Flew BHM-IAH-SYD-BNE on May 21; featured no chocolates either. Ordered the grilled cheese Hot Bites; the tomato soup came out lukewarm (almost cold).

The wild bass entree was good albeit very...
Apr 6, 18, 1:42 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 44,200
Posted By Joshua

$650 - $750 is the typical price I see offered to...

$650 - $750 is the typical price I see offered to upgrade to Lufthansa business. Doesn't seem to matter if you book in E, G, or N class. Sometimes Lufthansa reissues the ticket from their perspective...
Apr 6, 18, 8:53 am
Apr 5, 18, 1:37 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,919
Posted By Joshua

I asked for a receipt print in IAD - the agent...

I asked for a receipt print in IAD - the agent said, "Hmm, I haven't done one in years... let's see if I remember how. I might have to call the help desk."

She did remember how and a few seconds...
Apr 5, 18, 1:35 pm
Replies: 678
Views: 455,496
Posted By Joshua

At the end of the last year there were $60...

At the end of the last year there were $60 LAX-CLE fares compared to $85 in regular economy. It was tough to come up with a reason to spend the extra $25. We ended up spending the extra money so we...
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