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Sep 11, 19, 1:05 pm
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Views: 568,520
Posted By Jailer

But, but the GW has the only four wall handball...

But, but the GW has the only four wall handball court on that side of the island: that's worth half a * to me and about two other people in the world.
Sep 8, 19, 9:21 pm
Replies: 986
Views: 155,109
Posted By Jailer

Needing a last minute Saturday night I grabbed...

Needing a last minute Saturday night I grabbed the Westin at $108, but with low expectations.

On reflection, this hotel has a lot going for a plat like me who gambles rarely: as there is no casino...
Aug 30, 19, 11:14 am
Replies: 87
Views: 30,058
Posted By Jailer

Interesting. I'd take it for something near Xmas...

Interesting. I'd take it for something near Xmas 2020, if offered when we have our tour just prior to Xmas this year, particularly if I could beat them outta 100k. No Avis offer with this?
...
Aug 3, 19, 12:51 pm
Replies: 890
Views: 568,520
Posted By Jailer

​​​​​​ My stay at the GW isn't till around Xmas...

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My stay at the GW isn't till around Xmas and I absolutely feel vested at the lower parking fee. In the grand scheme of things no biggie, but still....
Jul 31, 19, 2:46 am
Replies: 564
Views: 141,674
Posted By Jailer

Some of these recent posts have prompted a memory...

Some of these recent posts have prompted a memory of my last (and likely final) stay around seven years ago. As we waited in a long line for check-in my friend groused, "aren't you Diamond or...
Jul 28, 19, 8:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Jailer

The executioner will be coming for you too, my...

The executioner will be coming for you too, my friend. I vaguely considered placing this in the Amex forum, but thought it was more generic. A Mod may think differently and if better moved, so be...
Jul 27, 19, 5:27 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Jailer

Final Meal: last rites for Amex PP dining

At the far end of spectrum of my profession, guys get to request a final meal before the State takes its last pound of flesh. Yes, almost always guys.

It looks like there will be no reprieve...
Jul 18, 19, 2:22 pm
Replies: 225
Views: 48,355
Posted By Jailer

I never cared for PF Chang's, overpriced, ersatz...

I never cared for PF Chang's, overpriced, ersatz and mediocre Chinese food. But for free, not too shabby. Wandered over from T5 to Tom Bradley for likely my last LAX freebie. As the lady sang,...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 10, 19, 10:36 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By Jailer

If you have time for a drink, or lunch, PM next...

If you have time for a drink, or lunch, PM next time you are around and abouts.
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jul 10, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By Jailer

I was, as Cousin Craig6z's plus one: ...

I was, as Cousin Craig6z's plus one:

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/communitybuzz/191737-pip-outsider-s-take-3.html


And what a ride on FT the last 20 years has been, 99.9% good and...
May 28, 19, 2:16 pm
Replies: 225
Views: 48,355
Posted By Jailer

This blows, but on the positive side I should be...

This blows, but on the positive side I should be able to get into the Alaska Lounge tomorrow morning as every other PP-er will stampede over to Rock & Brews for a last meal before the August 1st...
Apr 17, 19, 1:12 pm
Replies: 1,460
Views: 321,930
Posted By Jailer

Well, rushing to get under the May 1st 10% rebate...

Well, rushing to get under the May 1st 10% rebate cutoff I ran into the 100k mile redemption limit, only getting 1k out of two 22.5k awards. It's all in the fine print and I feel like Leo Getz when...
Apr 7, 19, 7:57 am
Replies: 1,498
Views: 258,772
Posted By Jailer

Have fun on your first trip to Maui. Maybe more...

Have fun on your first trip to Maui. Maybe more important than trying to compare and contrast the Marriotts is to suss out if you think that your family would prefer the west or south side of the...
Apr 5, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 890
Views: 568,520
Posted By Jailer

Evil, but in a good way.

Evil, but in a good way.
Mar 30, 19, 2:01 pm
Replies: 882
Views: 75,631
Posted By Jailer

Although a bit of an unstudied position, despite...

Although a bit of an unstudied position, despite Hilton being my main go-to and being a steady diamond for 15+ years between Starwood and Marriott I’m three years out from LT Bonvoy Platinum, while...
Mar 10, 19, 3:51 pm
Replies: 1,460
Views: 321,930
Posted By Jailer

Was this at your renewal period, or did Barclay...

Was this at your renewal period, or did Barclay throw you a bone mid-term?
Mar 1, 19, 8:51 am
Replies: 1,460
Views: 321,930
Posted By Jailer

I'm already lamenting this as it was a favorite...

I'm already lamenting this as it was a favorite enhancement of mine.
Feb 19, 19, 4:28 pm
Replies: 1,498
Views: 258,772
Posted By Jailer

Hockey, your pics have reminded me how likeable...

Hockey, your pics have reminded me how likeable this hotel is but as much as I like the Beach Resort, we have given it a miss the last four or so times in Maui, and again this upcoming two-week trip...
Feb 18, 19, 7:08 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 30,058
Posted By Jailer

Yep, about six months after "our owners have made...

Yep, about six months after "our owners have made their reservations".
Feb 18, 19, 10:51 am
Replies: 87
Views: 30,058
Posted By Jailer

I bit: $798 for 5 nights, one-bedroom w/ kitchen...

I bit: $798 for 5 nights, one-bedroom w/ kitchen + 15k points + 6-day Avis intermediate.

I really don't mind the timeshare presentation as I enjoying saying "no" and in embarrassing Mrs. Jailer in...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Jan 29, 19, 10:18 am
Replies: 173
Views: 17,123
Posted By Jailer

Well, another milestone on the road to perdition....

Well, another milestone on the road to perdition. And, at exactly one post per year I’ll be back at y’all w/ 8k in a bit under three years, evangelicalism by April 17, 2027, if I’ve counted right on...
Jan 6, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 7,645
Posted By Jailer

You have described the Triada, although it's a...

You have described the Triada, although it's a bit quirky and my last two stays didn't automatically post. Do a search to see if it's your taste.
Dec 28, 18, 11:25 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jailer

2018 Roll Call

Having ate all I'm gonna eat Idine-wise I'm ready to stick a fork into 2018:

To go with a smattering of Alaska and United miles, 26,126 American miles.
Nov 4, 18, 12:47 am
Replies: 256
Views: 62,702
Posted By Jailer

Here right now, a refugee from the Marriott labor...

Here right now, a refugee from the Marriott labor action: I mucked my Royal Hawaiian reservation (I can barely hear the drums from half a mile away, but that's a different thread).

No resort fee...
Oct 28, 18, 10:00 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 24,719
Posted By Jailer

I have polled about a dozen friends-- mostly well...

I have polled about a dozen friends-- mostly well read and informed--and not one was aware of the strike. What would be an inconvenience for many FlyerTalkers could be a disaster for a couple having...
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