Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: JS0720
Showing results 1 to 25 of 31
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Dec 11, 13, 12:53 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,935
Posted By JS0720

Although this wouldn't be a factor at Matakauri...

Although this wouldn't be a factor at Matakauri Lodge, since its about a 15-20 minute drive outside of town, Wanaka is what Queenstown was a decade ago. I wouldn't pick one of the other on natural...
Mar 11, 13, 8:01 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,434
Posted By JS0720

I have to agree with wripro on Victoria Falls......

I have to agree with wripro on Victoria Falls... the Victoria Falls Hotel is a hotel with incredible history. Admittedly, you aren't going for the service or the amenities, but sitting in the public...
Nov 9, 12, 12:13 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 9,152
Posted By JS0720

I asked one of the FAs about this, and she said...

I asked one of the FAs about this, and she said that it meant to be an electronic seat control, but Thai has not finished installing the software yet. Therefore, for now, its just a screen that...
Replies: 2,331
Views: 269,775
Posted By JS0720

I guess this is the new standard... I had the...

I guess this is the new standard... I had the same situation, as well. Alhough I had weighed in here a couple of weeks ago with the Explorer ticket I booked, two days before my trip started, I must...
Replies: 2,331
Views: 269,775
Posted By JS0720

Yes... and thanks to your advice, I didnt call or...

Yes... and thanks to your advice, I didnt call or freak out when it took a few days! I'd say it was about 72 hours to get the ticket number done.

The one downside to doing this with less than 21...
Replies: 2,331
Views: 269,775
Posted By JS0720

It was pretty close in... first flight is June...

It was pretty close in... first flight is June 18. And it was for one ticket, luckily that made it a lot easier.
Replies: 2,331
Views: 269,775
Posted By JS0720

Thank You

I just wanted to thank Austinrunner and everybody else who has asked so many questions on this thread... I managed to book my Explorer award of just over 48k miles, and having done so much homework...
Jan 24, 09, 10:37 am
Replies: 17
Views: 7,864
Posted By JS0720

Typically it would seem that all the normal...

Typically it would seem that all the normal Platinum benefits apply EXCEPT for the amenity... although this seems to be inconsistent, since some hotels provide them (and they provide special...
Sep 27, 08, 9:19 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 8,012
Posted By JS0720

This is my second full year as a Platinum, but...

This is my second full year as a Platinum, but after having it, I definitely don't think I'd be nearly as loyal to Starwood without the status. I would say that 85% of the time the status is...
Jul 6, 08, 11:38 am
Replies: 156
Views: 37,946
Posted By JS0720

I had a stay there last month as well, and I...

I had a stay there last month as well, and I would echo the sentiments already stated... its a Westin, and one that's still under renovation, no less. (Sadly the renovated areas are in that Westin...
Apr 7, 08, 9:32 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 37,440
Posted By JS0720

Although this property has continued to have high...

Although this property has continued to have high points... and low points, I did want to mention two things I've recently discovered.

First, it is possible that the free breakfasts that have been...
Apr 7, 08, 8:55 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By JS0720

I, too, concur with the W... for a few reasons....

I, too, concur with the W... for a few reasons. First, many things in Dallas are centered closer to Victory Park where the W is located than the area where the Westin City Center is (and the Adams...
Mar 16, 08, 11:09 am
Replies: 110
Views: 26,830
Posted By JS0720

I sort of chuckled at the idea of SA as the...

I sort of chuckled at the idea of SA as the "Venice of the US," but I won't digress down that path.

When I stayed at this property as a Gold a couple of years ago, I did note as a request in my...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 10, 08, 5:48 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,365
Posted By JS0720

Well there goes that idea then... given the fact...

Well there goes that idea then... given the fact that I completely left North America off my itinerary, it would be fairly difficult to fly on AA metal transatlantic (and hence AA in Cape Town wont...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 9, 08, 7:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By JS0720

I was equally surprised, as I noted in the other...

I was equally surprised, as I noted in the other thread I started today regarding starting a DONE5 in South Africa... its pretty impressive how much cheaper it is.

The only thing that I'm still...
Forum: oneworld
Mar 9, 08, 9:31 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,365
Posted By JS0720

DONE5 ex-South Africa

I've been lurking on the board for months, trying to plot a trip that would allow me to take 9-12 months off work and get to see some of the world. But after dragging my heels on getting the pieces...
Jan 29, 08, 5:06 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 47,937
Posted By JS0720

Award Bookings for Other People

I recently made some award bookings for some friends who are going to be travelling without me and can put some of my points to good use, but I was wondering what the common experience has been in...
Jan 13, 08, 7:30 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 20,166
Posted By JS0720

Wow, that's weird timing... I just stayed here...

Wow, that's weird timing... I just stayed here for the first time last week for a couple of nights. I had business north of the city and it seemed more convenient than the Westin Riverwalk, where I...
Dec 10, 07, 1:53 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 2,818
Posted By JS0720

I realize this topic seems to have died down, but...

I realize this topic seems to have died down, but I am still dumbfounded at the logic of making people pay $50 to standby. If I'm flying from ATL to New York, where there are literally multiple...
Dec 9, 07, 3:30 pm
Replies: 304
Views: 76,945
Posted By JS0720

I'm just winding up a stay here. Many of the...

I'm just winding up a stay here. Many of the concerns posted are valid, but I've tried to give the hotel some leeway since its still a work-in-progress. The staff is very friendly, and they really...
Dec 9, 07, 9:23 am
Replies: 159
Views: 37,440
Posted By JS0720

I usually stay here a few times a year for work,...

I usually stay here a few times a year for work, and although the staff has always been wonderful, they continue to be really lackluster on SPG program privileges. After numerous stays as a Gold I...
Dec 9, 07, 9:11 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,216
Posted By JS0720

I agree that the Sheraton North Houston is pretty...

I agree that the Sheraton North Houston is pretty inconsistent. Case in point: 6 months ago when I stayed there as a gold, I received an upgrade to one of their Junior Suites (the v-shaped room, cant...
Nov 17, 07, 1:42 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 17,793
Posted By JS0720

I know a couple of weeks too late for the...

I know a couple of weeks too late for the question, "should I value convenience over quality," but I stayed here for 3 nights a couple of weeks ago. I mean, taking the NEX to Shinagawa and literally...
Nov 17, 07, 1:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By JS0720

I just got back from Tokyo, where I faced the...

I just got back from Tokyo, where I faced the same issue: I didnt have enough SPG points to do 5 free nights at the Westin, and for some reason I couldnt find any rooms for points only at the other...
Dec 29, 04, 5:47 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By JS0720

Question Asiana Business

I am planning a trip to Asia in a couple of weeks, which has made getting award tickets near impossible. I currently have a couple of flights on Asiana, and I did a search trying to find some...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 31
 

Forum Jump