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Aug 20, 19, 5:26 am
Replies: 129
Views: 6,381
Posted By dtremit

I actually had a great deal of optimism when I...

I actually had a great deal of optimism when I saw the initial details of the merged program. But needless to say, that has been tempered by both experience and the clueless attitude of Marriott...
Aug 19, 19, 12:10 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 8,031
Posted By dtremit

Except despite BA asking for due date in the...

Except despite BA asking for due date in the letter, their actual rule is based on weeks. So it actually involves less calculation as OP provided it. Can we really expect front line employees to know...
Aug 19, 19, 9:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,709
Posted By dtremit

T&C seems to exclude "enhanced room upgrade...

T&C seems to exclude "enhanced room upgrade benefits," but nothing else:
Aug 16, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 9,756
Posted By dtremit

But in that case (not having enough points in...

But in that case (not having enough points in your account for the new reservation), you should be able to use Points Advance online for the new reservation, prior to cancelling the old one. Or am I...
Aug 14, 19, 7:34 am
Replies: 87
Views: 4,309
Posted By dtremit

I'm going to skip some of the technical detail,...

I'm going to skip some of the technical detail, but the hotel is not going to be able to give you the kind of password you need for your device. Your dash cam only works with a network-level...
Aug 14, 19, 7:08 am
Replies: 152
Views: 11,610
Posted By dtremit

Truly the end of an era -- William, thank you so...

Truly the end of an era -- William, thank you so much for your tireless service to us cranky travelers on this forum!

I learned a great deal about how to make the best of the SPG program from your...
Aug 14, 19, 7:04 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,104
Posted By dtremit

Would happily trade Points Advance for the old...

Would happily trade Points Advance for the old SPG redemptions for upgraded rooms. A lot of times a high-category room was available for a tiny point premium, and at many properties that...
Aug 14, 19, 6:58 am
Replies: 120
Views: 16,146
Posted By dtremit

Nope -- not in the search results there either....

Nope -- not in the search results there either. You have to click through to the specific hotel, and it's still excluded from the total price.
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Aug 13, 19, 10:55 am
Replies: 120
Views: 16,146
Posted By dtremit

To me the difference is in making comparisons....

To me the difference is in making comparisons. Obviously there are some variations between locations (say, if you cross between two neighboring cities), but if you see two $200 hotels in a search...
Aug 13, 19, 10:50 am
Replies: 120
Views: 16,146
Posted By dtremit

Or to put it another way -- if Marriott is going...

Or to put it another way -- if Marriott is going to have its representatives provide answers, they should provide correct and complete, no matter what the channel.
Aug 9, 19, 1:26 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 215,187
Posted By dtremit

My old Roku stick was happy with TV power, but...

My old Roku stick was happy with TV power, but the new one seems to draw more amperage; it also complains about insufficient power on a TV USB cord, which for a Roku means it suspends the interface...
Aug 9, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,748
Posted By dtremit

One counterpoint to all of this speculation...

One counterpoint to all of this speculation (including my own) -- TPG reports here (https://thepointsguy.com/guide/marriott-all-inclusive-resorts/) that these all-inclusives are being built under...
Aug 9, 19, 1:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By dtremit

I'm also with RCN -- I'm wondering if there's...

I'm also with RCN -- I'm wondering if there's some sort of weird routing issue there.

Good to know about that workaround.
Aug 9, 19, 1:11 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 8,183
Posted By dtremit

Sorry to see this go -- it's not a lot of points,...

Sorry to see this go -- it's not a lot of points, but it was effortless and reliable.
Aug 8, 19, 11:30 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,317
Posted By dtremit

Having asked myself that same question, I thought...

Having asked myself that same question, I thought this recent review of the R-C Tokyo was interesting:

https://onemileatatime.com/ritz-carlton-tokyo-review/

It looks like a very nice lounge,...
Aug 8, 19, 11:26 am
Replies: 42
Views: 5,317
Posted By dtremit

Also arguably a replacement for the old,...

Also arguably a replacement for the old, unpublished Starwood VIP status.

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SPG has had Ambassador since ~2013.
Aug 8, 19, 10:15 am
Replies: 51
Views: 215,187
Posted By dtremit

+1 on this. I haven't run into a room in ages...

+1 on this. I haven't run into a room in ages where I couldn't get it to work within a few minutes -- with the only exception being a hotel with really wacky wifi. The "hotel" feature on the Roku...
Aug 8, 19, 10:03 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,748
Posted By dtremit

By definition Marriott (and other chain) elite...

By definition Marriott (and other chain) elite upgrades are subject to availability at check in, with the exception of things like SNAs that properties can easily dodge. So if the hotel were able to...
Aug 8, 19, 7:58 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,104
Posted By dtremit

You are alone in this :D To add a datapoint...

You are alone in this :D

To add a datapoint to this thread now that it's reawakened, the St Regis Bangkok referred me to their business center who handles such requests, and they offered me...
Aug 8, 19, 7:51 am
Replies: 51
Views: 215,187
Posted By dtremit

This -- though occasionally I've seen ones where...

This -- though occasionally I've seen ones where you need to disconnect and reconnect the power cable to get it to reboot in normal mode.
Aug 8, 19, 7:33 am
Replies: 51
Views: 215,187
Posted By dtremit

Is there not a little joystick under the TV at...

Is there not a little joystick under the TV at the center, under the LG logo? A lot of LGs have gone to that kind of control. If you move it, you get a menu that (iirc) includes volume and input.
Aug 7, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By dtremit

Curious who your ISP is -- I have had the same...

Curious who your ISP is -- I have had the same issue multiple times now.
Aug 7, 19, 12:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By dtremit

The website, which is never great, has seemed...

The website, which is never great, has seemed significantly worse than usual lately.

For my trip last week, I couldn't get to the payment screen no matter what I tried; got an error 400 on...
Jul 31, 19, 7:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By dtremit

Are you booking this all on one ticket? On...

Are you booking this all on one ticket?

On separate tickets, I would be a little concerned about ending up as a no-show on the JFK flight if the inbound from Japan is delayed >90min and you can't...
Jul 30, 19, 1:11 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,908
Posted By dtremit

Apropos of that, it's worth keeping in mind that...

Apropos of that, it's worth keeping in mind that the duty free exemption is lower for stays shorter than 48 hours.
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