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Dec 23, 18, 12:07 pm
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Posted By jmkclee

We’ve stayed at both the St. Regis Punta Mita (2...

We’ve stayed at both the St. Regis Punta Mita (2 times...going back later next year) and the St. Regis Maldives. All on points. While the Maldives is definitely a bucket list place, after 5 nights...
Sep 16, 18, 6:31 pm
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Views: 12,478
Posted By jmkclee

Sorry. Guess I wasn’t clear. We wanted to KEEP...

Sorry. Guess I wasn’t clear. We wanted to KEEP the reservation, but get it at the new lower points cost. No award availability. spgassist was very helpful, and the points are back in the account. No...
Sep 16, 18, 12:25 pm
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Views: 12,478
Posted By jmkclee

Tweeted spgassist with refund request for Gritti...

Tweeted spgassist with refund request for Gritti Palace for later this week. Calls didnít help. But one dm worked and points were refunded immediately. I donít think they reissued the award as there...
Sep 15, 18, 7:36 pm
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Views: 33,933
Posted By jmkclee

As someone who collects wine, I sooo understand...

As someone who collects wine, I sooo understand this. 😝
Sep 15, 18, 7:29 pm
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Views: 33,933
Posted By jmkclee

Thanka for this list! Exactly what I was looking...

Thanka for this list! Exactly what I was looking for. Currently, there are NO category 8 properties. All the ones you listed are currently category 7, to be category 8 on Jan 1. Thatís why the big...
Sep 15, 18, 3:07 pm
Replies: 212
Views: 33,933
Posted By jmkclee

Ha! We will be at the Gritti Palace on Thursday...

Ha! We will be at the Gritti Palace on Thursday for 3 nights! Just got 135k points back from the rate drop. And yeah, we like Venice...this will be our 5th trip there since we first went for our 10th...
Sep 15, 18, 1:33 pm
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Posted By jmkclee

List of Cat 7 hotels changing to Cat 8; suggestions welcome

Is there a list of Cat 7 hotels changing to Cat 8 in January? Trying to figure out where to book (and no, not StR Maldives...been there done that).

Looking at May, and Europe. Thought about...
Sep 15, 18, 1:22 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

@spgassist for the win! Had to go through...

@spgassist for the win! Had to go through hubby’s twitter (they wouldn’t deal with me...it is his acct after all), but points pretty much immediately in his account! Yeah! Now where to go with...
Sep 15, 18, 11:04 am
Replies: 161
Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

Ugh. Just called again as the points still...

Ugh. Just called again as the points still haven’t shown up (neither by an additional show of points nor showing in my account activity) and was given the “we can’t do that at this time.” But we can...
Sep 14, 18, 11:43 am
Replies: 161
Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

margarita girl...did you get your points back...

margarita girl...did you get your points back yet? Iím well past 96 hours and still waiting. Thanks.
Sep 12, 18, 7:11 am
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Views: 117,067
Posted By jmkclee

While this makes me VERY happy, is this written...

While this makes me VERY happy, is this written anywhere? Thanks.
Sep 11, 18, 7:38 am
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Views: 117,067
Posted By jmkclee

William and Flyertalk community, Happily,...

William and Flyertalk community,

Happily, when combined, hubby’s lifetime status says he has 10 years Plat/20 years as Gold or Plat/28 years including years as Silver. I know that including this...
Sep 11, 18, 7:19 am
Replies: 161
Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

I call the Marriott Platinum line yesterday to...

I call the Marriott Platinum line yesterday to get connected to the SPG Plat line (actually just connected me to regular line and then transferred me to Plat line...after I combined accounts, I...
Aug 27, 18, 6:30 pm
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Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

yeah! Maybe there is hope for this merger after...

yeah! Maybe there is hope for this merger after all!
Aug 27, 18, 5:00 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 14,860
Posted By jmkclee

Just curious...was there award availability for...

Just curious...was there award availability for the property when you did this? Iím patiently waiting to hopefully get a bunch of points back for the Gritti Palace for a stay in September with no...
Aug 20, 18, 4:40 pm
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Posted By jmkclee

When I can get my reservation to come up (really...

When I can get my reservation to come up (really wonky sometimes shows on SPG.com and the app, sometimes not), it tells me I used 315k pts for my reservation. (35k x 3 x 3 nights).
Aug 20, 18, 4:19 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,902
Posted By jmkclee

Has anyone had success on the Starwood side? Got...

Has anyone had success on the Starwood side? Got a res for next month at Gritti Palace for the equivalent of 315,000 pts. Now itís 180,000. Iíd love those 125k pts back!
Aug 20, 18, 10:56 am
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Views: 117,067
Posted By jmkclee

Ok, so if I understand all of the above, since...

Ok, so if I understand all of the above, since hubby has:

a) 571 SPG nights
b) 419 Marriott nights
c) 5 years SPG plat (and 40 nights so far this year/16 Marriott nights this year...so by the...
Jun 6, 18, 6:54 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,509
Posted By jmkclee

I had this problem this week. If partner flight...

I had this problem this week. If partner flight is involved, you have to multi-city it...AND I had to buy some of inter Europe flights directly on LH. Hubby's flights I had to book as follows: ...
Jun 4, 18, 10:56 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,427
Posted By jmkclee

I couldn't even get it to do IAD-FRA-SOF (stop)...

I couldn't even get it to do IAD-FRA-SOF (stop) FRA (stop) IAD for a decent price (then going and purchasing FRA-VCE and MRS-FRA separately). I thought it was something with SOF. But thanks for the...
Jun 4, 18, 10:37 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,427
Posted By jmkclee

Definitely multiple stops, but even taking VCE...

Definitely multiple stops, but even taking VCE out of it, it was pricing at $4.4k for IAD-FRA-SOF (stop)-FRA (stop) then MRS-FRA-IAD. It was so weird as when we flew in Feb it was IAD-FRA (stop)-SOF...
Jun 4, 18, 10:21 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,427
Posted By jmkclee

Well that's just silly. When did this start? I...

Well that's just silly. When did this start? I was able to fly us home MRS-FRA-IAD and didn't run into this issue, and when I went with him in Feb to Germany & Sofia, we didn't run into this issue.
Jun 4, 18, 10:16 am
Replies: 83
Views: 7,427
Posted By jmkclee

Hubby has a business trip to Germany & Sofia,...

Hubby has a business trip to Germany & Sofia, Bulgaria (then meeting me in VCE for a few days before a cruise). When adding in the FRA-SOF roundtrip, flight costs went up by over $2k, almost $3k. In...
Jun 1, 18, 6:00 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By jmkclee

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the gel pillows. I use them for...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the gel pillows. I use them for lumbar support. I always ask for them as soon as I get on the plane. Also, only once recently have we had a flight long enough to get the pjs. ...
Jun 1, 18, 5:35 pm
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Views: 187,644
Posted By jmkclee

Hmmm. New to me...and we've had 2 TATL trips...

Hmmm. New to me...and we've had 2 TATL trips already this year where one was upgraded about a week after booking with 2 LH flights prior to the TATL UA flight. Just never had this happen before. ...
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