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Aug 13, 19, 4:46 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 11,448
Posted By EricH

William made SPG a special program. I hope that...

William made SPG a special program. I hope that Marriott understands the value that they get from the Lurkers.

Thanks you for everything William and best wishes.
Aug 12, 19, 10:15 am
Replies: 865
Views: 67,756
Posted By EricH

I just got my LifeTit card. My self-esteem is...

I just got my LifeTit card. My self-esteem is soaring.
Aug 10, 19, 4:47 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,670
Posted By EricH

First page! Way to go! Actually, first page...

First page! Way to go!

Actually, first page from SFO is tough for a 1K.
Aug 6, 19, 3:15 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,281
Posted By EricH

Remember that in the SPG world the...

Remember that in the SPG world the limited-service brands were each associated with a full-service brand and Aloft was the kid brother of W. So you get a "happening" lobby along with your very...
Aug 6, 19, 3:03 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,100
Posted By EricH

Forgotten chargers is how hotels accumulate boxes...

Forgotten chargers is how hotels accumulate boxes of assorted chargers that they can lend to guests who forgot theirs elsewhere.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 18, 19, 10:47 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,540
Posted By EricH

It really cheeses me off when I am MILDLY...

It really cheeses me off when I am MILDLY INCONVENIENCED just so that somebody won't die.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 29, 19, 1:46 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 6,460
Posted By EricH

Before we get too carried away about the superior...

Before we get too carried away about the superior airports and some other infrastructure outside the US let's keep in mind that the systems that produce this also lead people to fly across oceans to...
Jun 28, 19, 6:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By EricH

But he's keeping an open mind.

But he's keeping an open mind.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 23, 19, 8:08 am
Replies: 55
Views: 5,336
Posted By EricH

This discussion is about how selecting a specific...

This discussion is about how selecting a specific seat is valuable to some people, but not valuable enough for them to pay for it. This makes no sense.
Jun 12, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,126
Posted By EricH

I'm tempted to say that it's not the stupidest...

I'm tempted to say that it's not the stupidest thing I have ever heard, but nothing stupider comes to mind.
May 26, 19, 7:27 am
Replies: 26
Views: 6,775
Posted By EricH

I just completed a three-night stay. I like the...

I just completed a three-night stay. I like the hotel a lot. I got a higher-floor room, which was exactly as pictured above in #7...
May 21, 19, 4:49 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,952
Posted By EricH

Does anyone think that Marriott IT can pull this...

Does anyone think that Marriott IT can pull this off?
May 14, 19, 1:17 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,075
Posted By EricH

If I recall correctly, when MR first introduced...

If I recall correctly, when MR first introduced late check out you were supposed to ask at check in. That was certainly the impression I had back then when I forgot to ask at check in and sheepishly...
May 12, 19, 6:41 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,662
Posted By EricH

An elite check-in line is nice when the...

An elite check-in line is nice when the alternative is a long line, but my ego isn't so fragile that I need to distinguish myself from the hoi-polloi just for the sake of it.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 10, 19, 8:03 am
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By EricH

These planes are doing a flyover at Arlington...

These planes are doing a flyover at Arlington National Cemetery at noon today.

World War II aircraft to fly from Frederick to Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate D-Day - Story | WTTG...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 8, 19, 5:16 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 12,293
Posted By EricH

You're not counting your savings correctly....

You're not counting your savings correctly. First, when you're on per diem you aren't spending what you might have spent at home. If your per diem is $50 and that happens to be exactly what you spent...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 4, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 13,864
Posted By EricH

I have no idea why I take amenity kits. It's a...

I have no idea why I take amenity kits. It's a compulsion. I took to depositing them unopened into a large box at home. A few years ago, I went through the box and contributed a bunch of...
May 3, 19, 6:16 am
Replies: 1,122
Views: 87,122
Posted By EricH

I was at the Nationals' game yesterday. When the...

I was at the Nationals' game yesterday. When the jumbotron listed the groups in attendance, I noticed that there was a Marriott IT group in the stadium. I was seriously tempted to seek them out so...
Mar 24, 19, 5:01 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,106
Posted By EricH

What I find dishonest here is a person steering a...

What I find dishonest here is a person steering a company's hotel business to a program that treats him well on his leisure travel.
Mar 23, 19, 9:07 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,106
Posted By EricH

What would they refund you? You got what you paid...

What would they refund you? You got what you paid for, including the perks associated with your status. You just didn't get a suite, but you should also be aware that not all suites are available for...
Mar 23, 19, 5:24 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,106
Posted By EricH

Your's is vastly different from my long-term SPG...

Your's is vastly different from my long-term SPG Plat experience. I don't think I got suite upgrades at US SPG properties even 50% of the time. I was more often upgraded to suites at non-US SPG...
Mar 22, 19, 7:27 am
Replies: 173
Views: 33,101
Posted By EricH

Another consideration in favor of he Westin or...

Another consideration in favor of he Westin or Sheraton is your "not too hilly" criterion. As you go south from the Sheraton, the hill down to the water gets increasingly steep. It's a bit of a...
Mar 14, 19, 7:02 am
Replies: 92
Views: 5,677
Posted By EricH

I'm a US-based legacy SPG Lifetime Plat, but MR...

I'm a US-based legacy SPG Lifetime Plat, but MR was my backup program. My two cents:

There's a lot of selective memory in these threads. Marriott had lounges in just about all of their FS...
Mar 12, 19, 3:53 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,716
Posted By EricH

Just to be clear, at check-in the agent...

Just to be clear, at check-in the agent acknowledged my status and told me that I would receive the 1,000 point welcome gift plus 750 points for no lounge/breakfast. I did not ask about any of this,...
Mar 12, 19, 9:37 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,716
Posted By EricH

As I said, at check-in they said I'd get 750...

As I said, at check-in they said I'd get 750 points because there is no breakfast. I didn't get the points, but I write that off to the usual dysfunction.
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