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Jan 21, 20, 9:10 pm
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Posted By RafKa

You mean DL? Pretty good deal!

You mean DL? Pretty good deal!
Jan 20, 20, 12:09 am
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By RafKa

Pullman Rotorua (NZ) Opening Offer

Special Opening Offer Package!

I received an email from Accor and checked it out as I was genuinely interested in visiting Rotorua.

Picked a random date: NZ$ 527 non-flex. Includes breakfast...
Jan 19, 20, 5:42 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 26,610
Posted By RafKa

I took UberX to/from the airport, which worked...

I took UberX to/from the airport, which worked extremely well. Was QAR 65 from airport (surge pricing at peak arrivals time at 1am), and QAR 36 on the way back. Hotel was offering a pickup service...
Jan 19, 20, 2:36 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 26,610
Posted By RafKa

If you look at the exchange upthread, it refers...

If you look at the exchange upthread, it refers to the Four Points.



I stayed last month at the Westin on the QR stopover and although all Plat/Tit benefits were offered, no elite night credits...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 19, 20, 12:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By RafKa

A chilly winter day in Sao Paulo is like most...

A chilly winter day in Sao Paulo is like most summer days in London. At best you'll need long sleeves. Worst case a sweater at night. July is hit or miss: you can have amazing dry spells for weeks,...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 17, 20, 10:29 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By RafKa

Here's a list...

Here's a list (https://www.wikirio.com.br/Blocos_de_Rua_do_Rio_de_Janeiro_em_2020) of all the blocos. As a general rule of thumb, avoid anything bigger than 20,000 people especially the massive ones...
Jan 17, 20, 4:48 am
Forum: Brazil
Jan 14, 20, 3:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By RafKa

Yes, the ball at Copacabana Palace is a great way...

Yes, the ball at Copacabana Palace is a great way to party in style, if you can afford it. Pay attention to the dress code by looking at pictures of previous years as it's obviously not a black tie...
Jan 9, 20, 2:38 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 16,617
Posted By RafKa

The offerings are fairly decent, but it's still...

The offerings are fairly decent, but it's still lounge food. This blog (https://www.falandodeviagem.com.br/viewtopic.php?f=349&t=5020) in portuguese from 2016 shows a fairly accurate depiction.
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Jan 8, 20, 11:45 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 7,620
Posted By RafKa

Or if multiple rooms would count stay/night for...

Or if multiple rooms would count stay/night for elite qualification, a la SPG. Then everyone (not just Americans) could be Diamond.
Jan 8, 20, 3:22 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 159,831
Posted By RafKa

Hilton Concord: $102/night Complimentary shuttle...

Hilton Concord: $102/night Complimentary shuttle to/from BART station.
Hilton Garden Inn San Leandro: $104. Complimentary shuttle to/from BART.
Doubletree Berkely Marina: $130. Complimentary...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 8, 20, 2:59 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,541
Posted By RafKa

I wouldn't recommend feijoada for dinner: far too...

I wouldn't recommend feijoada for dinner: far too heavy!
Jan 8, 20, 2:55 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 159,831
Posted By RafKa

You haven't said what time of the year, but even...

You haven't said what time of the year, but even assuming there isn't a big tech conference in town, $150 doesn't get you a lot in the Bay Area midweek. I ran a cursory search and some properties...
Jan 7, 20, 4:24 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 22,181
Posted By RafKa

When I stayed at the residences, I was allocated...

When I stayed at the residences, I was allocated a 2BDR suite on the top floor (31st?) of the Boulevard Tower. This meant an extra 1 min walk from the lobby. Views were great and no discernible noise...
Jan 6, 20, 2:47 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 22,181
Posted By RafKa

Generally speaking, it's poor value booking...

Generally speaking, it's poor value booking Residences on points as you will be charged a premium room redemption and cash rates are quite reasonable.

As a Diamond, I wouldn't expect an upgrade...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 6, 20, 2:42 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,541
Posted By RafKa

Good point. They do a good steak, and their...

Good point. They do a good steak, and their location is ideal for a post-dinner bar-hopping along Dias Ferreira Street. FWIW, I do find the restaurant noisy and cramped and quite a few of the side...
Forum: Brazil
Jan 5, 20, 8:02 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,541
Posted By RafKa

Purely on an anecdotal basis, rodizios have...

Purely on an anecdotal basis, rodizios have fallen out of favor in Brazil due to their high cost (and the financial crisis the country is only starting to emerge from) and diners starting to focus on...
Dec 26, 19, 4:01 am
Replies: 3,713
Views: 1,061,194
Posted By RafKa

OP was asking about TP runs from the west coast....

OP was asking about TP runs from the west coast. Apart from the JL LAX-SIN run in PE which is no longer available, I also can't see anything.
Dec 26, 19, 3:54 am
Replies: 3,713
Views: 1,061,194
Posted By RafKa

IMO within Asia the best value run is...

IMO within Asia the best value run is TPE-KUL-SIN/BKK/JHB rtn on MH. Works out at 1.25/TP

Happy to hear of any better deals!
Dec 24, 19, 7:47 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 10,817
Posted By RafKa

Looks like Accor Plus really shines in Asia,...

Looks like Accor Plus really shines in Asia, especially now with points for dining when not staying. I'll consider signing up when I move to Singapore later this year (assuming it continues under...
Dec 24, 19, 7:30 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 44,208
Posted By RafKa

Agree. Ridiculous, esp considering drinking cups...

Agree. Ridiculous, esp considering drinking cups are somehow exempted.

Anyway, back to Razor Scooters now...
Dec 24, 19, 5:45 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 44,208
Posted By RafKa

Perhaps a better rule would be to prohibit the...

Perhaps a better rule would be to prohibit the serving utensils from touching the surface of the plate (which I never do anyway). I personally think this is a ridiculous rule as the likelihood of...
Dec 24, 19, 12:40 am
Replies: 121
Views: 44,208
Posted By RafKa

I guess you learn something new every day. Here's...

I guess you learn something new every day. Here's me thinking all this time I'll just recycle my dirty plate and do my bit for the environment... I still fail to see how this can be a health risk to...
Dec 23, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 10,817
Posted By RafKa

Are the restaurants any good?

Are the restaurants any good?
Dec 19, 19, 6:13 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,864
Posted By RafKa

Alternatively check if there's a nearby property...

Alternatively check if there's a nearby property where you could book a 1h meeting for $80 and earn 10 qualifying nights (see the Rewarding Events thread - program is rumoured to be discontinued for...
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