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May 16, 19, 12:02 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 22,073
Posted By Flapster

I needed 3 beds in a room, so wasn't surprised...

I needed 3 beds in a room, so wasn't surprised that suites can't accommodate this.

I guess we look for different things. The lounge was huge, and empty when I was there.
May 9, 19, 11:27 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 22,073
Posted By Flapster

Just had a 1 night stay here, and have to say, I...

Just had a 1 night stay here, and have to say, I was very impressed.

As a titanium member, was given an upgraded room in their newer wing, which felt like it had been renovated recently (not...
Apr 12, 19, 1:08 am
Replies: 946
Views: 105,193
Posted By Flapster

what they say is wrong here. However,...

what they say is wrong here.

However, separately itís quite common that rooms in their business centre do not count. Iíve had it on numerous occasions that hotels insist you book an actual event...
Mar 19, 19, 2:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By Flapster

In a pleasant surprise, my base points from...

In a pleasant surprise, my base points from Westin Bangkok posted incorrectly. I emailed Marriott Customer Support, and (here's the pleasant surprise bit!) got an email back within 3 hours stating...
Mar 12, 19, 2:00 am
Replies: 81
Views: 11,831
Posted By Flapster

I was originally booked into a tower room, and...

I was originally booked into a tower room, and got upgraded to a tower suite. No choice was offered, but I was quite happy with the room, and didn't ask for the alternative option.
Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 12, 19, 1:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Flapster

Exactly, I have 2 nights there. I arrive late on...

Exactly, I have 2 nights there. I arrive late on Sunday, and leave early on Tuesday. Accommodation is in Torshavn, at 62įN.

My original idea was to hire a tour company to help me cram in as much...
Mar 12, 19, 1:51 am
Replies: 623
Views: 101,910
Posted By Flapster

Yes, apologies for bad grammar: the breakfast was...

Yes, apologies for bad grammar: the breakfast was impressive, not the points / amenity distribution :)
Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 11, 19, 3:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Flapster

1 day in the Faroe islands - suggestions

Hi all

I will have 1 full day in the Faroe Islands in mid-May. There are so many places which look incredible that I'm finding it difficult to narrow down on what's do-able in a single day. Does...
Mar 10, 19, 10:59 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 11,831
Posted By Flapster

I had a nice two night stay at this hotel the...

I had a nice two night stay at this hotel the other week. I really liked the history of the property. Got upgraded as a titanium member to a large 1 bedroom suite. The room was modern, and amenities...
Mar 10, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 623
Views: 101,910
Posted By Flapster

Just had a good 2 night stay at this property. ...

Just had a good 2 night stay at this property.

As a titanium member, got upgraded to a Deluxe suite, which was a nice, big room. My room rate included breakfast, so I got to choose the points, and...
Mar 9, 19, 4:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By Flapster

Why is Marriott no longer the best option? What...

Why is Marriott no longer the best option? What are you looking for?

I use Marriott in Europe a lot, and never had a problem. Some more info would be useful here.
Feb 22, 19, 2:03 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,919
Posted By Flapster

Ok, understood, but I still think some hotels...

Ok, understood, but I still think some hotels choose not to participate for whatever reason:

1. I specifically asked the hotel, and they simply said they do not participate
2. According to the...
Feb 21, 19, 1:09 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,919
Posted By Flapster

No, I don't think that's right, I just think the...

No, I don't think that's right, I just think the property doesn't participate in this benefit. Indeed, they don't show up on this site: https://marriottbonvoyasia.com/R+B
Feb 20, 19, 3:10 am
Replies: 103
Views: 7,919
Posted By Flapster

I'd be interested to learn what makes a property...

I'd be interested to learn what makes a property 'Participating' or not.

I had my annual dinner at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong - would have been a nice, hefty bill. Unfortunately, they don't...
Feb 7, 19, 1:37 am
Replies: 439
Views: 38,820
Posted By Flapster

UK based PP. Nothing offered. Fairly disappointed...

UK based PP. Nothing offered. Fairly disappointed with this.
Dec 10, 18, 1:53 am
Replies: 946
Views: 105,193
Posted By Flapster

1) Not centrally, but some hotels have imposed...

1) Not centrally, but some hotels have imposed this. Check whether they use the Group Posting Tool
2) Different hotels have different policies. It appears 'no' for a lot, but I have several...
Dec 4, 18, 3:01 am
Replies: 946
Views: 105,193
Posted By Flapster

I've had this before. I think hotels set policies...

I've had this before. I think hotels set policies around what is counted as a meeting, and thus, eligible for the meetings contract, and posting in the GPT, and what is a charge that can be paid for...
Nov 27, 18, 2:16 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,080
Posted By Flapster

I've used my corporate rate all over the world...

I've used my corporate rate all over the world (Europe, Asia, South America). I've never been asked for proof..
Nov 27, 18, 2:12 am
Replies: 419
Views: 66,497
Posted By Flapster

I just had a great stay at the JW Marriott in KL....

I just had a great stay at the JW Marriott in KL. I know it's not on your list, but I really liked the property (adding in case useful for anyone else!)
Nov 16, 18, 8:58 pm
Replies: 137
Views: 36,610
Posted By Flapster

Booked the basic room. I can't remember what they...

Booked the basic room. I can't remember what they upgraded me to. Not a suite, but a very large room. Maybe deluxe corner?
Nov 15, 18, 1:45 am
Replies: 137
Views: 36,610
Posted By Flapster

I got a nice upgrade at the Legian Autograph...

I got a nice upgrade at the Legian Autograph Collection a couple of years ago. I liked the hotel a lot.
Nov 8, 18, 1:39 am
Replies: 875
Views: 95,340
Posted By Flapster

Total over the course of the competition, about...

Total over the course of the competition, about 1,100 points. Played about 20 days.
Oct 21, 18, 8:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Flapster

Got it, thanks for the help

Got it, thanks for the help
Oct 18, 18, 7:14 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 9,214
Posted By Flapster

Exactly the same here - never dreamed it was for...

Exactly the same here - never dreamed it was for a tip, just assumed an admin thing. I've had to do this at several lounges.

I'm not sure why people are getting so worked up about it - just sign...
Oct 18, 18, 7:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Flapster

Qualifying charges query - spa use

Hi

I'm sure this has been asked many times before, but couldn't see an answer. My understanding was that post-merger, they have simplified the qualifying charges when staying at a hotel, and most...
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