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Jul 2, 16, 10:49 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzop

No, I did not ask for "advice" in the context of...

No, I did not ask for "advice" in the context of how to follow DL's T&Cs or moralistic admonitions on how lying makes Baby Jesus cry. I was seeking tips or accounts of prior experience on how to...
Jun 30, 16, 8:33 pm
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Views: 329,423
Posted By Jazzop

I had no input into the booking. It was done at...

I had no input into the booking. It was done at midnight on a weekend by the boss, who was apparently on a productivity bender at home. He prioritized getting all 4 travelers in our party on the...
Jun 30, 16, 8:24 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzop

No, I was simply making a valid deduction based...

No, I was simply making a valid deduction based on javabytes' statement. For said deduction to be sound, I would need to prove that his statement were true, which I haven't done yet.

I love the...
Jun 30, 16, 5:38 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzop

I have old paper statements from NW, plus his...

I have old paper statements from NW, plus his statements from the cobranded US Bank credit card. The man was old; he didn't have online accounts for anything.



If account merger counts as...
Jun 24, 16, 2:18 am
Replies: 3,272
Views: 329,423
Posted By Jazzop

[After reading a dozen pages in this thread, I...

[After reading a dozen pages in this thread, I don't believe this is truly a JAL newbie thread! Way too much JAL-specific jargon and acronyms.]

I've been off the grid for 4 years, lost all my...
Jun 18, 16, 3:02 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzop

Only if DL knows he's dead. ;)

Only if DL knows he's dead. ;)
Jun 18, 16, 2:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzop

Orphaned Worldperks account not found by Skymiles rep

I have a curious problem. My mother's husband died recently, and we discovered that he had a Worldperks account with a bunch of miles in it. But he never had a Delta account.

I tried finding NWA...
Forum: South
Jan 28, 14, 12:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Jazzop

Hyatt.com = 0 properties with availability ...

Hyatt.com = 0 properties with availability
SPG.com = 0 as well
Marriott.com = about half are sold out

I ended up staying at a Carlson property.
Jan 28, 14, 12:10 am
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Jazzop

I probably should have left Choice off the list,...

I probably should have left Choice off the list, as I did with America's Best Value and other bottom-end chains. I stayed with Choice enough to earn plat status a couple of years in a row, and I'm...
Jan 27, 14, 11:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Jazzop

Best hotel program for small towns in SE US?

Looks like I will be working on the road this year throughout the South, but excluding most of FL. I will be in a lot of small towns for only one or two nights at a time, which means I can probably...
Forum: South
Jan 27, 14, 11:18 am
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Jazzop

Conferences and trade shows usually don't have...

Conferences and trade shows usually don't have much of an effect far from the convention center or whatever is the epicenter of their event, as very few attendees would be willing to stay in a hotel...
Forum: South
Jan 26, 14, 5:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Jazzop

What is happening in ATL this week? (no vacancies!)

I have to spend the night in Atlanta on either Mon, 27 Jan or Tues, 28 Jan, preferably on the south side. A cursory search of my preferred chains shows that nearly everything is 100% booked. I'm...
Nov 10, 13, 11:40 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,141
Posted By Jazzop

It's good to see someone picked up the ball that...

It's good to see someone picked up the ball that natural selection fumbled.

[In before the lock!]
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Nov 10, 13, 11:11 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 19,920
Posted By Jazzop

There is a BP-branded station that I use for a...

There is a BP-branded station that I use for a couple of my "special" cars because they sell ethanol-free gas at one of their pumps. Do you think this card would work at that pump? It's a totally...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Oct 13, 13, 8:19 pm
Replies: 759
Views: 181,838
Posted By Jazzop

Has anyone else been unable to log in to the KFR...

Has anyone else been unable to log in to the KFR site lately? It stopped working for me a couple of weeks ago. When I enter my username and password, the login box becomes subdued and the the...
Jul 4, 13, 6:40 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,667
Posted By Jazzop

Don't forget the KLM MD-11! I think YUL is the...

Don't forget the KLM MD-11! I think YUL is the only east-coast city it serves. If you have to make a connection before crossing the pond anyway, it's worth consideration.
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Jul 4, 13, 6:22 pm
Replies: 153
Views: 38,012
Posted By Jazzop

I used MIKELAS Next: ...

I used MIKELAS

Next:
https://www.rocketmiles.com/refer/CHAOSHAWN

Then me:
https://www.rocketmiles.com/refer/PNSTPT
Jun 10, 13, 11:30 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,614
Posted By Jazzop

This happened to me a couple of years ago when I...

This happened to me a couple of years ago when I had to get from Venice to my flight out of Bologna the next day. What should have been a simple, 1hr train ride turned into an 8-hour ordeal that...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Mar 10, 13, 11:05 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,152
Posted By Jazzop

Any bonuses for IRA rollovers?

It seems that every investment company that offers miles/points/cash for opening an account is only interested in straight trading accounts and excludes IRAs/HSAs/529s/etc. from the bonus. I see...
Forum: Europe
Mar 10, 13, 10:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By Jazzop

I'm resurrecting my own thread, as I've finally...

I'm resurrecting my own thread, as I've finally committed to walking the Vierdaagse this year! Before I prepay my registration with www.vierdaagsebed.nl, I thought I'd check to see if any...
Forum: Europe
Mar 10, 13, 10:43 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,389
Posted By Jazzop

+1 I might also add that Capital One 360...

+1

I might also add that Capital One 360 (nče ING Electric Orange) does not charge fees for using any ATM or for foreign transactions with the debit card. However, the ATM itself may impose a...
Mar 9, 13, 2:29 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,119
Posted By Jazzop

"Pet" is a misleadingly innocent term for...

"Pet" is a misleadingly innocent term for "potential disease reservoir/vector". Sneaking one aboard is essentially smuggling. Depending on where one's travels begin, stop over, and end, there are...
Feb 27, 13, 9:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jazzop

If you are referring to the BW The President, I...

If you are referring to the BW The President, I have stayed there several times. The rooms are tiny, with a hip/modern motif in the decor. I do not recommend staying there during the hot season...
Jan 19, 13, 7:57 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,543
Posted By Jazzop

Although it doesn't have any bearing on the...

Although it doesn't have any bearing on the original question, I'll bite.

1. I changed jobs and cities two months later, resulting in DL's greatly diminished utility to me.

2. DL's new...
Jan 19, 13, 4:36 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,543
Posted By Jazzop

I did not ask about the T&Cs of the Skyclub...

I did not ask about the T&Cs of the Skyclub program or membership agreement. I asked whether anyone has had success getting a refund. For the slow readers, here's my own quote:



DL...
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