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Jan 23, 21, 9:53 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,015
Posted By TommyC80

Iím not exactly sure, but I think it was around...

Iím not exactly sure, but I think it was around 1.8m-2m points. The lifetime earning calculator went away a while ago, but the last tick was around 6m points in lifetime earnings in about 8 years in...
Oct 27, 20, 7:42 am
Replies: 107
Views: 11,087
Posted By TommyC80

I spent over $20k this year, but that was solely...

I spent over $20k this year, but that was solely driven by a family vacation in Kapalua in January. I feel very blessed that we were able to have a vacation this year. Weíre definitely one of the few...
Oct 27, 20, 7:36 am
Replies: 107
Views: 11,087
Posted By TommyC80

Hereís a datapoint to help with your assessment. ...

Hereís a datapoint to help with your assessment.

I emailed the ambassador team on 9/28 about a Question/issue with my account. In response, they offered to give me 5,000 points. I responded that I...
Sep 4, 20, 5:34 am
Replies: 195
Views: 28,039
Posted By TommyC80

Itís hit or miss. It depends on how the property...

Itís hit or miss. It depends on how the property codes your paid upgrade.
Apr 21, 20, 6:06 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,987
Posted By TommyC80

Well said. This made for some amazing hotel stays...

Well said. This made for some amazing hotel stays for me during that sweet-spot 60k a night time period.

Grand Suite at St Regis NY 60+SNA (2 nights)
Overwater Deluxe Villa at St Regis Bora Bora...
Apr 14, 20, 3:48 pm
Apr 6, 20, 10:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,923
Posted By TommyC80

Always good to see a post from someone who know...

Always good to see a post from someone who know what they are talking about. Also, if the agent finds a room when booking Z38, make sure they select the rate that includes a $100 resort credit, if...
Apr 5, 20, 8:17 am
Apr 1, 20, 2:50 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,395
Posted By TommyC80

How about sell lifetime miles for a limited time?

How about sell lifetime miles for a limited time?
Mar 26, 20, 12:53 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By TommyC80

I’ve had this card since it came out in 2011. In...

I’ve had this card since it came out in 2011. In the first few years I got pushback on getting upgrades paid for but I haven’t had a single issue with it in the last 6-7 years. :confused:
Mar 25, 20, 12:45 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 24,140
Posted By TommyC80

The death knell rang for MileagePlus with the...

The death knell rang for MileagePlus with the introduction of dynamic rewards. All of my credit card spend has moved completely off United co-branded products, and flight and dining/grocery spend has...
Mar 18, 20, 8:30 am
Replies: 1,230
Views: 157,529
Posted By TommyC80

Disagree. capital buffers will increase the cost...

Disagree. capital buffers will increase the cost of travel. Do enough of that and youíll end up with the Amtrak of the sky.
Mar 18, 20, 8:27 am
Replies: 1,230
Views: 157,529
Posted By TommyC80

I wonder if the OP would be as apoplectic about...

I wonder if the OP would be as apoplectic about this if UA has a high dividend yield instead of doing share buybacks?

OP may recall massive amounts of shareholder dilution across industries during...
Mar 11, 20, 10:06 am
Replies: 727
Views: 464,485
Posted By TommyC80

I thought I read some folklore on FT that said...

I thought I read some folklore on FT that said these vouchers actually expire 30 days after the stated expiration date. Can someone confirm that?

and yes, you just have to book before expiration -...
Mar 5, 20, 8:57 pm
Replies: 3,017
Views: 937,994
Posted By TommyC80

It does not matter, and donít hold your breath...

It does not matter, and donít hold your breath for that upgrade. Iíve spent over 120 nights at Cosmo over 10 years and I was upgraded to a wraparound ONCE, for a one night stay, on a Wednesday.
...
Feb 24, 20, 3:50 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 24,597
Posted By TommyC80

Yep. After doing some research on her end, my...

Yep. After doing some research on her end, my Ambassador politely told me to go pound sand.
Feb 21, 20, 1:37 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 24,597
Posted By TommyC80

I have the AMEX small biz card and the consumer...

I have the AMEX small biz card and the consumer card, as well as a chase Ritz. Iíve only received 15 nights the last two years.

I assume this is an oversight and that Marriott will have AMEX...
Feb 13, 20, 10:31 am
Replies: 3,017
Views: 937,994
Posted By TommyC80

As a point of clarification...if a ďterraceĒ room...

As a point of clarification...if a ďterraceĒ room has a fountain view it will say so. Otherwise itís a crap shoot for what room you will get (and if you book a non-fountain view room, the fountain...
Jan 16, 20, 6:03 pm
Replies: 386
Views: 144,292
Posted By TommyC80

Simply stated: You have to know what to expect...

Simply stated: You have to know what to expect when you go to an autograph collection property. Delivering on elite benefits, or caring that you are a high status member is not at the top of the list...
Jan 14, 20, 11:34 pm
Replies: 386
Views: 144,292
Posted By TommyC80

Has The Reef left Autograph collection? Itís not...

Has The Reef left Autograph collection? Itís not searchable on Marriott.com. It does show up in the Mobile app, but it is not bookable for any dates.
Jan 9, 20, 1:27 pm
Replies: 358
Views: 71,864
Posted By TommyC80

Yes but its not always a great value booking...

Yes but its not always a great value

booking R to Europe and waitlisting for Polaris on a recently flight required 20k points + $450. Not a great value. Same number of points as a cheapo fare but...
Jan 9, 20, 1:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,923
Posted By TommyC80

Historically, Marriott has allowed you to extend...

Historically, Marriott has allowed you to extend ONE certificate to complete a booking after expiration.

FYI These are the only certificates in the system that are initially good for 13 months....
Jan 6, 20, 11:49 am
Replies: 809
Views: 147,912
Posted By TommyC80

Food in First Class

Anyone with recent experience up front on this flight? Is it still just a breakfast flight, or is there a midflight / arrival meal?

I was ready to gnaw off the armrest the last time I took this...
Jan 3, 20, 3:03 pm
Replies: 148
Views: 33,544
Posted By TommyC80

I purchased $24,000 of premier accelerator PQP...

I purchased $24,000 of premier accelerator PQP today and have already secured 1K.
Jan 3, 20, 2:59 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,115
Posted By TommyC80

I thought that at first too. But that actually is...

I thought that at first too. But that actually is accurate - that is how all of us earned our status for 2020. If you earn status during this calendar year it’s technically 2021 status, and under the...
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