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Jun 14, 12, 2:42 pm
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Posted By jayhawk

Food for thought and an excellent post.

Food for thought and an excellent post.
Jun 13, 12, 12:26 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 7,917
Posted By jayhawk

I receive upgrades regularly when staying at...

I receive upgrades regularly when staying at Marriott Hotels, or J. W. Marriott Hotels. As for the sold out guarantee I suppose that happens. However, at a Marriott Courtyard in the New Orleans...
Feb 4, 12, 11:06 am
Replies: 136
Views: 16,953
Posted By jayhawk

I could not agree with you on another thread, but...

I could not agree with you on another thread, but you have it right on this issue. The biggest abusers seems to be those sitting in FC. Checking for luggage size is so rare that it is unfair. Do...
Aug 24, 11, 1:34 am
Replies: 389
Views: 30,210
Posted By jayhawk

The top four airports I fly into by number of...

The top four airports I fly into by number of landings are DEN, LAS, PHX (my home airport) and MSY. I fly to these airports every month.

DEN and LAS are amazing. By the time I arrive at the...
Jul 5, 11, 8:10 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 9,667
Posted By jayhawk

That is a good attitude and something I do if I...

That is a good attitude and something I do if I am not sleeping. If I am awake, I frequently decline the meal. Most of the meals served are meals we would not walk into a restaurant and purchase. ...
Jun 20, 11, 7:00 pm
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Views: 91,378
Posted By jayhawk

Booked PHX-SFO-HKG in late January, 2011 with SWU...

Booked PHX-SFO-HKG in late January, 2011 with SWU on a V fare. Domestic segments cleared to F on booking with the SFO-HKG legs waitlisted as expected.

At 20 days prior to departure there were 20...
May 27, 11, 4:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By jayhawk

I have been flying to MNL about twice a year for...

I have been flying to MNL about twice a year for the past 7 years. I have always flown SFO/HKG, then took Cathay Pacific and have never missed an upgrade although the last trip in Sept. 2010 I...
May 23, 11, 4:07 pm
Replies: 580
Views: 59,800
Posted By jayhawk

"Our goal is to continue to recognize your...

"Our goal is to continue to recognize your long-time loyalty and commitment and we look forward to announcing additional elite benefits as we start to integrate our systems. We thank you for being...
Mar 7, 11, 12:42 am
Replies: 134
Views: 13,356
Posted By jayhawk

International: The best in order of...

International:

The best in order of preference: SIN, HKG,BKK, ICN, NRT
The worst by far: MNL

Domestic (my most frequently visited airports): DEN, SFO (good), PHX, LAX LAS, SLC (OK) MSY...
Dec 14, 10, 10:26 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 4,240
Posted By jayhawk

I fly to DEN, LAS and MSY each month, and the...

I fly to DEN, LAS and MSY each month, and the latter is by far the worse. The food outlets are bad (I won't eat there) and the service for the most part is poor and unfriendly. As others have...
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Views: 7,607
Posted By jayhawk

I agree. I only fly them domestically. I have...

I agree. I only fly them domestically. I have been flying to Manila 2-3 times per year for the past 8 years. I always fly SFO-HKG on United. My first 3 trips I flew PAL between Hong Kong and...
Oct 27, 10, 1:32 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,453
Posted By jayhawk

I also had the opportunity to stay at this...

I also had the opportunity to stay at this Renaissance last week for four days. I spend about 150 nights a year at Marriott properties a year in the U. S. and this was my first experience at a U. S...
Sep 23, 10, 3:06 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,339
Posted By jayhawk

[QUOTE=icydog;14755819] International upgrades...

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International upgrades require SWU's and they have to be requested. I flew SFO-HKG twice on economy tickets and one of the outbound flights cleared at the gates. All other...
Sep 22, 10, 6:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,339
Posted By jayhawk

I don't get excited as much now for domestic...

I don't get excited as much now for domestic upgrades. I have only missed one upgrade this year as a 1K and that was on PHX-DEN flight. When I did miss the upgrade, I found myself in economy plus...
Jul 9, 10, 4:21 pm
Replies: 1,082
Views: 64,524
Posted By jayhawk

I am at 91,670/88.5 and will make it by mid...

I am at 91,670/88.5 and will make it by mid August, even before an SFO-HKG-SFO trip in early Sept.

One member here was speculating as to whether the requirements for 1K will drop to 75K miles...
May 28, 10, 4:36 pm
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Views: 132,852
Posted By jayhawk

I live in Phoenix and work out to town 3 weeks...

I live in Phoenix and work out to town 3 weeks out of 4, flying to New Orleans, Denver and New Orleans each once a month. Almost, if not all of these flights were at one time either TED or UX. With...
Mar 10, 10, 4:20 pm
Replies: 1,656
Views: 127,591
Posted By jayhawk

I booked the following business class on March 8,...

I booked the following business class on March 8, 2010:

PHX-SFO-NRT-BKK outbound June 23, 2010

BKK-NRT-SFO-PHX return on July 5, 2010

All segments cleared to first class at booking
Mar 10, 10, 3:21 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By jayhawk

I suppose evenone's experience is different and...

I suppose evenone's experience is different and United must have done something to you to leave you so bitterly disappointed.

I fly United almost exclusively and chose them for several reasons,...
Feb 10, 10, 5:42 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 30,201
Posted By jayhawk

I just completed two stays of two days and three...

I just completed two stays of two days and three days over a 10 day period. The only value of the location is being closer to the airport than the Renaissance. The entertainment and restaurants are...
Feb 10, 10, 5:36 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 30,201
Posted By jayhawk

I get to Manila 2-3 times per year and alway stay...

I get to Manila 2-3 times per year and alway stay at the Renaissance. I like the hotel and I like the location next to three malls. I did not like the long ride to the airport when the traffic was...
Feb 10, 10, 4:41 pm
Replies: 1,656
Views: 127,591
Posted By jayhawk

For what it is worth, when I arrived at the Red...

For what it is worth, when I arrived at the Red Carpet Club 2 hours before takeoff, C was overbooked but 10 passengers had not shown yet. I was third on the wait list. By that time I was mentally...
Feb 10, 10, 4:34 pm
Replies: 1,656
Views: 127,591
Posted By jayhawk

PHX-SFO-HKG Jan 29 HKG-SFO-PHX Feb 8 ...

PHX-SFO-HKG Jan 29
HKG-SFO-PHX Feb 8

Tickets purchased 11/9/09 PHX-SFO and HKG-SFO-PHX all cleared by mid December. Still waiting on SFO-HKG

The last time I checked there were still C...
Jan 22, 10, 12:19 pm
Replies: 1,656
Views: 127,591
Posted By jayhawk

PHX-SFO-HKG Jan 29 HKG-SFO-PHX Feb 8 ...

PHX-SFO-HKG Jan 29
HKG-SFO-PHX Feb 8

Tickets purchased 11/9/09 PHX-SFO and HKG-SFO-PHX all cleared by mid December. Still waiting on SFO-HKG

The last time I checked there were still C...
Nov 11, 09, 1:48 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 15,878
Posted By jayhawk

I stayed there for a week last July and enjoyed...

I stayed there for a week last July and enjoyed the location. They are smoke free, but on more than one occasion I could smell marijuana, not surprising since this is Amsterdam.

A tip may well...
Nov 11, 09, 1:45 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 15,878
Posted By jayhawk

Hi, We are base Marriott members and are...

Hi,

We are base Marriott members and are turning in points for our 1 night stay in Amsterdam on Dec 4. After booking the award stay the confirmation came back that the King bed was not available...
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