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Today, 8:40 am
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Posted By beltway

Link:...

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/09/business/marriott-starwood-customer-loyalty-program.html
Dec 7, 17, 6:42 am
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Views: 600,547
Posted By beltway

Correct.

Correct.
Dec 4, 17, 6:00 pm
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Posted By beltway

It's at...

It's at https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/misc.php?do=bbcode

If you want to be depressed, read this thread: ...
Dec 3, 17, 6:56 am
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Views: 1,786
Posted By beltway

I gather nobody ever bothered to act on this.

I gather nobody ever bothered to act on this.
Nov 30, 17, 5:27 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 17,871
Posted By beltway

My theory is that if you sign up for both cards...

My theory is that if you sign up for both cards in a single year, you only get 15 nights' credit. If, like me, you have a holdover card from a previous year, you get 15 for that & 15 for the new one....
Nov 30, 17, 5:22 pm
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Views: 76,322
Posted By beltway

1.7cpp is 2/3 of the baseline 2.56cpp on Acela...

1.7cpp is 2/3 of the baseline 2.56cpp on Acela (thus, a 50% increase in cost), so this is the dreaded "high-demand" premium noted in the wiki.

(Don't ask me how a train 15 minutes later isn't also...
Nov 29, 17, 6:20 pm
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Views: 732,714
Posted By beltway

From the wiki: The idea is to keep this...

From the wiki:

The idea is to keep this thread focused on actual field reports.
Nov 27, 17, 11:35 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,983
Posted By beltway

This last point is crucial. Paying 29K for a room...

This last point is crucial. Paying 29K for a room is no bargain if you can have the same room for $99 a/i.
Nov 22, 17, 3:26 pm
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Views: 21,002
Posted By beltway

The new formatting is {chef kisses fingers}. ...

The new formatting is {chef kisses fingers}.

This is from an iPad/iOS, in case anyone cares.
Nov 22, 17, 12:23 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By beltway

This is the best typo ever. (That is a typo,...

This is the best typo ever. (That is a typo, right?)
Nov 19, 17, 11:44 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,458
Posted By beltway

I received this as well, but recall the end date...

I received this as well, but recall the end date being ~10/31. Points haven't posted; T&C say it may take 90 days.

UPDATE: I see that the points posted in the last day or two. ^
Nov 16, 17, 1:42 pm
Replies: 967
Views: 21,002
Posted By beltway

The following best reflects my thoughts on this: ...

The following best reflects my thoughts on this:


Even putting aside all the horrible but intentional design decisions--and there are plenty of those, starting with the proliferation of...
Nov 16, 17, 11:22 am
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Posted By beltway

Perhaps I'm just dismembering :p, but I think...

Perhaps I'm just dismembering :p, but I think things have been like this for quite some time:
...
Nov 16, 17, 9:50 am
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Posted By beltway

I couldn't agree more. One thing I can't...

I couldn't agree more.

One thing I can't help wondering: did IB bother talking to any actual FT users before developing/implementing this atrocity? I'm guessing not.

And to be clear, I'm not...
Nov 15, 17, 5:30 pm
Replies: 967
Views: 21,002
Posted By beltway

You're misunderstanding. As I noted, the only...

You're misunderstanding. As I noted, the only direct/one-click links are navbar text elements. What was nice about the old My FlyerTalk badge/bug/button/whatever (which still lives on on a few older...
Nov 15, 17, 4:31 pm
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Views: 21,002
Posted By beltway

TLDR: UGH Turning infinite scroll back on...

TLDR: UGH

Turning infinite scroll back on was A Bad Thing.

Multi-quoting works for me in Chrome, but not IE. (Specifically, I seem to be able to radio-select posts, but no text appears in...
Nov 13, 17, 10:56 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By beltway

Just completed a two-night stay, our first at...

Just completed a two-night stay, our first at this property, and I have a lot of thoughts on it.

Location
Superb. Hotel is closest to 40th/Lexington, so you're a 3-block walk to the main Grand...
Nov 7, 17, 12:17 pm
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Views: 432,390
Posted By beltway

Except for the domain name portion, URLs are...

Except for the domain name portion, URLs are designed to be case-sensitive. What you're seeing is standard across the Internet.

Now, whether a business should be advertising mixed-case URLs that...
Nov 7, 17, 7:59 am
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Views: 44,230
Posted By beltway

Last time I checked, that links to a blank page...

Last time I checked, that links to a blank page on the Hyatt site.
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Views: 967
Posted By beltway

And soon the Hotel Monaco in DC, housed in a...

And soon the Hotel Monaco in DC, housed in a landmarked 1839(!) post-office building.
Nov 3, 17, 10:11 pm
Replies: 521
Views: 43,187
Posted By beltway

That was a brain-o on my part; meant Ascend. And...

That was a brain-o on my part; meant Ascend. And the fact that we don't know of a sign-up bonus yet doesn't mean there won't be one at some point in the future. Of course, it's academic for...
Nov 3, 17, 7:12 pm
Replies: 521
Views: 43,187
Posted By beltway

Do we have any informed speculation on whether...

Do we have any informed speculation on whether the Ascend will officially be a separate Amex product from Surpass (thus making current/recent Surpass cardholders eligible for the signup bonus) or...
Nov 3, 17, 3:01 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,333
Posted By beltway

For those who may not be aware, there's a running...

For those who may not be aware, there's a running compilation of reports on the Gold/Diamond breakfast offerings at Hilton properties around the globe:...
Nov 3, 17, 8:05 am
Replies: 2,869
Views: 267,840
Posted By beltway

There seems to be progress in fixing this. I...

There seems to be progress in fixing this. I didn't take an award booking all the way through, but as of last night I could at least select an individual award segment (& have the site return a price...
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