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Oct 14, 18, 4:45 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 12,888
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Switching over to United... sigh.

Can't say I'm excited about it, but... I'm going to be short of requalifying for MVP Gold and, yet again, I can't book my latest business trip on Alaska. SFO-DEN, AS actually does have a published...
Oct 9, 18, 9:09 pm
Replies: 1,742
Views: 366,897
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Called on a Southwest Plus Personal Card, first...

Called on a Southwest Plus Personal Card, first anniversary, minimal spend after initial bonus. $70 statement credit to offset $69 fee.
Oct 3, 18, 7:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

My Select offer was 2000 for $2k

My Select offer was 2000 for $2k
Sep 30, 18, 9:00 am
Replies: 141
Views: 12,888
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

I guess that was basically my point. AS was...

I guess that was basically my point. AS was promoting itself as a choice for business travelers from SFO but then cut/didn't serve routes those business travelers would want... so, yes, given that......
Sep 23, 18, 5:50 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 12,888
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

I've been considering DL, as well. I was DL Gold...

I've been considering DL, as well. I was DL Gold for years and liked it quite a bit. My company has a preference for UA but it's not insurmountable. The big difference in my mind is that I've had...
Replies: 74
Views: 10,549
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Nebraska - South Sioux City / USA / Delta Hotel ...

Nebraska - South Sioux City / USA / Delta Hotel

Post-rebrand there is NO LOUNGE. Breakfast benefit is a voucher valid only for the coffee shop behind the front desk, which has pastries and...
Sep 20, 18, 7:12 pm
Replies: 1,742
Views: 366,897
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Explorer, 1 year, minimal spend. No offers....

Explorer, 1 year, minimal spend. No offers. Didn't push very hard for one.
Sep 20, 18, 7:06 pm
Replies: 394
Views: 49,048
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Called about an AA Platinum after annual fee...

Called about an AA Platinum after annual fee posted. This was after business hours and went to an off-shore call center. Stated the issue was the annual fee. No offer to transfer to retention. Did...
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 31, 18, 9:01 am
Replies: 125
Views: 35,221
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

From T3 to International-G

From T3 to International-G
Replies: 370
Views: 26,480
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

That's a shame. I frequently book cheap roadside...

That's a shame. I frequently book cheap roadside Holiday Inn Express stays when doing long drives. It's nice to be able to pull up to the property whenever I feel tired and book from my phone without...
Replies: 45
Views: 3,495
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

When the award reservation is pushed to the...

When the award reservation is pushed to the hotel's on-property system, it is booked with a placeholder room rate of the minimum redemption reimbursement the property gets from MR, and a special rate...
Replies: 370
Views: 26,480
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Can't book same night reservation after midnight?

My recollection pre-merger is that you could make a same night reservation until something like 2am on the old website? I had a frustrated call from my wife this week, who was suddenly stranded at an...
Replies: 32
Views: 4,361
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

I stayed in the Fairfield in Sioux City last year...

I stayed in the Fairfield in Sioux City last year and it was OLD... old, old, old... 70's color scheme, old style hot/cold water faucets... clean but OLD.

There's a Delta hotel across the river...
Aug 18, 18, 7:11 pm
Replies: 6,566
Views: 829,372
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

I look forward to Marriott refunding the 30k...

I look forward to Marriott refunding the 30k points I wasted on a Cat 6 cert. Or bumping it up to new Cat 5 so it's useful.

...they would never be so underhanded as to intentionally leave their...
Aug 18, 18, 1:00 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 12,888
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Trying so hard to stay loyal...

For whatever it's worth, as a PM AS MVP Gold, with a lot of California travel, I'm finding it nearly impossible to stay loyal on a practical basis, in the sense that there are no flights on the...
Aug 12, 18, 9:31 am
Replies: 6,566
Views: 829,372
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Non-stop high price routes where the miles option...

Non-stop high price routes where the miles option has not kept up with the cash price inflation.

For example, looking at an SFO-MSP round trip at around 2 cpm. Since we have no international...
Aug 12, 18, 9:14 am
Replies: 6,566
Views: 829,372
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

I know that I am the only person in the world who...

I know that I am the only person in the world who gets value out of Delta SkyPesos, but just in case...

Package ordered Friday posted on Sunday.

EDIT: Also, for whatever reason, the miles from...
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 2, 18, 9:37 am
Replies: 31
Views: 1,976
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Although I suppose your could make the...

Although I suppose your could make the argument... if you are interested in technology at all, there are typically free Expo Only passes on offer... It can be really interesting to walk around for a...
Forum: San Francisco
Jul 31, 18, 10:42 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,976
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

No boat this year as there were issues in the...

No boat this year as there were issues in the past with expectations (i.e. people thought it would be the full cruise ship experience and it was only sleeping rooms)

But yes, Howard will be closed...
Forum: San Francisco
Jul 30, 18, 11:05 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,976
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Dreamforce is projected to "sell out" this year,...

Dreamforce is projected to "sell out" this year, which means 100k+ people.

If you find anything available at all, especially on points, book it immediately.

Last year, the lucky ones were able...
Replies: 216
Views: 28,760
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Had a quick stay at the Fairfield Inn at Cherry...

Had a quick stay at the Fairfield Inn at Cherry Creek and it was quite a bit better than I expected. Upgraded to a two room suite - a bit compact but very functional. It looks like roughly half of...
Jul 8, 18, 10:51 am
Replies: 1,925
Views: 429,065
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Recently did Real Time Rewards for Delta and Sun...

Recently did Real Time Rewards for Delta and Sun Country. Added to the Wiki.
Jul 5, 18, 12:18 pm
Replies: 2,039
Views: 439,626
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

Also offered the $1000x3=$100 offer

Called on a grandfathered 10k annual bonus card. Retention specialist offered the spend $1000 each month for 3 months, get $100 offer. Very thorough call - offered upgrade, downgrade, 0% APR,...
Forum: San Francisco
Jul 4, 18, 10:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

The SFO BART surcharge is so high these days...

The SFO BART surcharge is so high these days ($4+) that I'd even consider taking this route to get back to SF proper...

If you arrive in, say, Terminal 2, you have a choice between picking up...
Replies: 49
Views: 7,598
Posted By MDtR-Chicago

First Stay at Hi-Lo

Stayed at the Hi-Lo this week and liked it quite a bit!

Double upgrade to Premium King, corner room. Lots and lots of windows, including giant windows in the bathroom...... Bathroom had jacuzzi...
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