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Oct 18, 18, 6:46 am
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Posted By Carpboy823

Which used to be free anyway...

Which used to be free anyway...
Jun 8, 18, 7:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By Carpboy823

I had this happen last week. Called in, and they...

I had this happen last week. Called in, and they said it was from "multiple failed login attempts". Since I don't think I've ever had a failed login attempt, my guess is someone was trying to hack my...
May 30, 18, 6:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By Carpboy823

I definitely understand your question, Sharon,...

I definitely understand your question, Sharon, but (respectfully) who cares? Resort fees - without exception - are an unconscionable money grab and should be disclosed early and often in the booking...
May 9, 18, 11:56 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,157
Posted By Carpboy823

And unfortunately that happens quite often with...

And unfortunately that happens quite often with loyalty programs, so you shouldn't be surprised if that does in fact end up being the case here as well.
Apr 18, 18, 10:39 am
Replies: 53
Views: 12,096
Posted By Carpboy823

This happened before as well, and it's because...

This happened before as well, and it's because Points + Cash is just purchasing the additional number of points you need. That $75 is purchasing the 10K points "missing" that are needed to make the...
Apr 18, 18, 7:10 am
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Views: 682,292
Posted By Carpboy823

It seems akin to airline lifetime status, where...

It seems akin to airline lifetime status, where you get the "base" benefits of the status (in Marriott's case: potential upgrades, breakfast, lounge access, welcome gift), but any "choice" benefits...
Mar 1, 18, 8:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By Carpboy823

I've taken many hundreds of flights and would...

I've taken many hundreds of flights and would [redacted] my pants if this happened on my flight!
Mar 1, 18, 8:10 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,385
Posted By Carpboy823

Almost all of downtown Minneapolis is deserted...

Almost all of downtown Minneapolis is deserted after 5pm weekdays and most/all of the weekend (with the exception of sporting events). That's what happens when the majority of downtown is suited to...
Feb 26, 18, 8:12 am
Replies: 33
Views: 5,202
Posted By Carpboy823

Stayed here for a couple nights on my honeymoon...

Stayed here for a couple nights on my honeymoon last year. The elevators were small, but I imagine would still be able to accommodate a wheelchair. Hallways and room were definitely large enough to...
Feb 21, 18, 10:13 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,592
Posted By Carpboy823

That is correct.

That is correct.
Feb 20, 18, 11:28 am
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Views: 199,534
Posted By Carpboy823

That's doable with almost any connection at MSP....

That's doable with almost any connection at MSP. Do you know the aircraft types for your flights? If you're going from mainline to CRJ, you may have to go on a fairly far walk, but assuming no delay...
Feb 20, 18, 10:10 am
Replies: 565
Views: 70,393
Posted By Carpboy823

Are folks consistently seeing Platinum Premier on...

Are folks consistently seeing Platinum Premier on the website in at least one place now? I am still only seeing Platinum Elite on the website, no matter where I look, but my app says Platinum Premier...
Feb 13, 18, 3:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By Carpboy823

Glad to hear it! Marriott does have a website for...

Glad to hear it! Marriott does have a website for the property, although it's a bit of a shell right now: Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington Hotel: Bloomington Distinctive Hotels...
Feb 13, 18, 3:18 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 53,107
Posted By Carpboy823

Disappointing, but thanks for the current link....

Disappointing, but thanks for the current link. That list appears to be growing fairly rapidly too - I only remember a handful of properties on that list last year, and now there's 20. We even stayed...
Feb 8, 18, 7:43 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,105
Posted By Carpboy823

Imagine extrapolating this out to all platinum...

Imagine extrapolating this out to all platinum members (or really even a small fraction) - if that's the standard for compensation, then Marriott is going to pay out a lot of points. I am also LTP...
Feb 7, 18, 9:30 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,105
Posted By Carpboy823

You want ~$100 worth of compensation for an extra...

You want ~$100 worth of compensation for an extra few minutes per week over the last few weeks? Come on. Marriott can design their website however they see fit, and while I do believe the airport...
Feb 6, 18, 7:28 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 53,107
Posted By Carpboy823

Renaissance Chicago Downtown: Haven't...

Renaissance Chicago Downtown:

Haven't stayed, so I can't confirm, but booking page says that lounge is closed on weekends and 1,000 points are given to Gold/Plat in lieu of breakfast. Not sure if...
Jan 18, 18, 12:17 pm
Replies: 2,712
Views: 655,856
Posted By Carpboy823

I miss the days of no resort fee, free parking,...

I miss the days of no resort fee, free parking, and 2 free buffets a day for plats at Cosmo. I really have no intention of staying there anymore when I visit Vegas because of all the added fees and...
Jan 18, 18, 12:09 pm
Replies: 536
Views: 61,150
Posted By Carpboy823

You'll also have a resort fee on top of the copay...

You'll also have a resort fee on top of the copay for the room as well - I think it's $50/night now. I'd also go with GC as long as you don't care too much about flashy pools and that sort of thing....
Jan 16, 18, 12:38 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,490
Posted By Carpboy823

Marriott IT at its finest. You're still PP, at...

Marriott IT at its finest. You're still PP, at the very least until the end of February - the exact same thing happens to me right now with P vs PP depending on website version, and I confirmed with...
Jan 16, 18, 7:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,749
Posted By Carpboy823

And you could post a link to that thread to...

And you could post a link to that thread to actually help OP instead of yet another one of your snide and useless comments. For OP:...
Jan 16, 18, 7:11 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Carpboy823

I apologize for my misinterpretation. Thanks for...

I apologize for my misinterpretation. Thanks for the clarification!
Jan 15, 18, 1:23 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,490
Posted By Carpboy823

That means you had 20 rollover nights into 2017...

That means you had 20 rollover nights into 2017 (from 2016) as well. Nights will not roll over twice, so the calculation for the current year's rollover is (Total Nights) - (Rollover Last Year) -...
Jan 15, 18, 11:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Carpboy823

Are UR transfers CPQP-qualifying? I was under the...

Are UR transfers CPQP-qualifying? I was under the impression that they are not.
Jan 11, 18, 10:52 am
Replies: 2,712
Views: 655,856
Posted By Carpboy823

The USA is about the only country that uses...

The USA is about the only country that uses commas for large numbers and periods for decimals. Almost everywhere else it is the opposite, and I see the poster is from the EU - I do understand the...
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