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Nov 16, 15, 5:46 pm
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Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I'm most concerned with how they "convert" (or...

I'm most concerned with how they "convert" (or don't) SPG points into MR points. I'm lifetime plat either way, so don't care. Generally I prefer SPG to Marriott properties, with a few location by...
Nov 16, 15, 5:43 pm
Replies: 541
Views: 75,528
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Yippie!!! I wonder if they will have double...

Yippie!!! I wonder if they will have double platinum status? Since I'm LT Plat on Marriott and Starwood... Well I know they won't because I'm double LT Plat on Marriott (1754 Nights). the only...
Aug 29, 15, 7:44 am
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Views: 797,610
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

LMAO. Guilty. I could not even start to thing...

LMAO. Guilty. I could not even start to thing how many MR's over the year to maintain Status... Well sure I've got an extra 12 hours to burn on a STL-SJU trip...

Though... I just qualified...
Aug 29, 15, 7:31 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,494
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I'll second that. Was there about 3-4 years ago...

I'll second that. Was there about 3-4 years ago in the 1BDRM Villa with plunge pool. Beach is unremarkable, the views from your pool deck are amazing.

Though... I will say that I did ask for the...
May 25, 15, 7:30 pm
Replies: 1,474
Views: 21,211
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

You've got the best advice already posted here......

You've got the best advice already posted here...

Never skip a segment, unless its the last one. I guarantee all the remaining segments will be cancelled.

I have had great success in "schedule...
Mar 29, 15, 5:05 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 97,776
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

The OPKS Sheraton and Hilton will also ask you. ...

The OPKS Sheraton and Hilton will also ask you. Too much abuse of the Sprint rate w/o authorization. Though production of any sprint letter, and all of them will let you use the rate.
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Mar 29, 15, 4:57 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 5,942
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Actually on more than one occasion as a Premier I...

Actually on more than one occasion as a Premier I got lower status than a gold... When I asked at a FS Marriot for the lounge access, I was told no because I was just "premier" and I didn't get a...
Mar 29, 15, 4:53 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 53,337
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I'm all about Venice... and all about private...

I'm all about Venice... and all about private islands... but 20 minutes one way to San Marco...

I've stayed at the Stucky a dozen times. the Courtyard by the airport on many of the trips, and the...
Mar 29, 15, 4:42 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,168
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Its a sad thing to hit. But I hit my LT Plat on...

Its a sad thing to hit. But I hit my LT Plat on AA at 29; LT Plat on Marriott by 30, and LT Plat on SPG the day it became active :)... No LT Diamond Hilton for me... hopefully ever. I'm 3 years off...
Mar 29, 15, 4:30 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,244
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I've gotten the transit visa - while in transit -...

I've gotten the transit visa - while in transit - at the PEK and airport. Kind of a mess, and you'll wait in lines beyond belief, but you can (as a USA citizen) arrive in China w/o a visa, and get...
Feb 28, 12, 8:09 am
Replies: 59
Views: 10,567
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Here goes nothing. I just rented from...

Here goes nothing. I just rented from Enterprise. Hopefully I'll have the same decent luck as everyone else getting the status, etc to post on my rental.

One quick question: It does appear that...
Feb 28, 12, 5:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 9,643
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I could be missing something, but when I looked...

I could be missing something, but when I looked at SVO it never made financial sense. It seemed far easier to spend 50,000 on the SPG card on normal purchases, and use the points (plus plat) to get...
Feb 28, 12, 5:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,665
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Bummer, that was a really nice HGI!

Bummer, that was a really nice HGI!
Feb 28, 12, 5:12 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,576
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Free breakfast really isn't expensive. About...

Free breakfast really isn't expensive. About $2-3 in cost per patron. (Based on knowing the GM at a 200/night Westin where they charged 22.95 for the Breakfast buffet)

But aren't most of us on...
Feb 28, 12, 5:05 am
Replies: 3,107
Views: 556,308
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Doesn't mean a lot to me, and honestly moving...

Doesn't mean a lot to me, and honestly moving from Plat to PP -- I didn't see *any* difference over the last few years as far as treatment or reservations.

In some cases I didn't even get a Plat...
Feb 28, 12, 3:18 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,271
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I'm not finding any fares on AA trying MKC to STL...

I'm not finding any fares on AA trying MKC to STL to LAX.. (as the routing rules suggested) Perhaps a legacy TWA item when MCI-STL was a direct route?
Feb 2, 12, 7:10 am
Replies: 877
Views: 215,747
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Huh? There is no bus stop 300 yards from the...

Huh? There is no bus stop 300 yards from the hotel? The hotel is located on Guidecca, and there aren't any bus/car/anything on the island.

Maybe you could take a taxi or bus to the Molo San...
Feb 2, 12, 6:49 am
Replies: 3,823
Views: 477,499
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Questions: 1) If I earn the 10 nights this year,...

Questions: 1) If I earn the 10 nights this year, then I have March 2013-March 2014 to use them (If I'm reading this right)
2) If I attempt to use them at a property, say the Westin Europa in...
Feb 2, 12, 6:28 am
Replies: 2,202
Views: 432,161
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Interesting. When I was on the SPG Advisory...

Interesting. When I was on the SPG Advisory team, this frequently came up - and was completely rejected.

I was plat from 2003 to 2012, but had zero stays at SPG in 2012 (Plat carry over) and...
Jan 29, 12, 10:55 am
Replies: 429
Views: 82,381
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

With the AI upgrade gone, does any one have any...

With the AI upgrade gone, does any one have any contact information for the hotel? I'd like to find out if you could 'purchase' the AI plan or a drink plan or any replacement
Jan 24, 12, 6:50 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,665
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I can speak with confidence... from personal...

I can speak with confidence... from personal experience...

Marriott will let you book as many hotels on the same night as you want. (or I've never hit any limit on reservations)

Marriott, upon...
Jan 24, 12, 6:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,902
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Well I've got my 125 nights (roll over) in for...

Well I've got my 125 nights (roll over) in for the year, and about 24 more nights so far this year... I should hit my 1000th night some time next month.
Jan 15, 12, 3:46 am
Replies: 136
Views: 29,465
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Still is :)

Still is :)
Jan 14, 12, 2:16 am
Replies: 136
Views: 29,465
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

I'm here now. Room 104. Private pool, overlooks...

I'm here now. Room 104. Private pool, overlooks the main pool, overlooks the ocean. The beach isn't massive by any standards. AT high tide, waves will make it to your chair, at low tide there is...
Jan 2, 12, 10:32 am
Replies: 3,107
Views: 556,308
Posted By TooMuchTravel73

Omaha FS Marriott Greeted as "premier" (not...

Omaha FS Marriott

Greeted as "premier" (not PP) and handed a generic room key.

Asked if they were out of elite keys, and replied, you're premier, not elite...

Didn't get the 500 points, had...
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