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Jun 11, 19, 1:04 pm
Replies: 270
Views: 51,874
Posted By smilee

I have not been back to the Park Hyatt Mallorca...

I have not been back to the Park Hyatt Mallorca since August of last year. I have lucked out and been able to use my suite upgrades every time in the past as there was availability. The suites are...
Jun 6, 19, 10:48 am
Replies: 270
Views: 51,874
Posted By smilee

Last time I stayed at the resort, the GM had sent...

Last time I stayed at the resort, the GM had sent an invitation to a managers welcome reception. I chatted with the GM for a while and said next year I want to bring my kids here and asked him how do...
May 15, 19, 4:35 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 7,226
Posted By smilee

How is this a new story? If he had 370K Delta...

How is this a new story? If he had 370K Delta miles, it would have barely been enough at the saver level for a return trip in business class for him and his wife.

The way mileage programs are...
Forum: MilesBuzz
May 14, 19, 12:50 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 13,405
Posted By smilee

The only problem is that you most likely are not...

The only problem is that you most likely are not able to buy them!

Even the marginally good ones, say Hhonors points at .05 cents per point, will sell out before many who are sitting at their...
May 3, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By smilee

Priority Pass - I think arrival lounges more important than departres

More and more I am getting less value out of priority pass as I am finding lounges closed to arrival access. Perhaps it is because my home airport has no Priority Pass lounge, but I tend to think...
Apr 28, 19, 6:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By smilee

What about public transit. Are there any options?...

What about public transit. Are there any options?

Finally parking in the area? Cheap or free?
Apr 2, 19, 2:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,974
Posted By smilee

I for one, dislike having US pre-clearance. I...

I for one, dislike having US pre-clearance. I have no idea why airports spend big bucks housing them. It segments airports like the YOW, YUL for example where you no longer have facilities, you...
Mar 28, 19, 5:30 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 17,590
Posted By smilee

I price United Miles at about 1.3 cents. I book...

I price United Miles at about 1.3 cents. I book primarily J or F, so for economy fliers my evaluations might not make as much sense.
I have three different ways that I calculate that.
1) They...
Mar 26, 19, 2:08 pm
Replies: 774
Views: 74,061
Posted By smilee

Good news data point. Just booked 4J seats on CX...

Good news data point. Just booked 4J seats on CX using my Alaska points to Australia at Christmas. The J availability matched exactly BA and Qantas websites. So if BA said 4 seats on CX available SEA...
Mar 23, 19, 1:47 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By smilee

Was this targetted or is there a way to find the...

Was this targetted or is there a way to find the $50? I get all the Westjet emails and i didn't receive the $50 nor an email.
Mar 23, 19, 11:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By smilee

Yes, in your example one needs to select a fare...

Yes, in your example one needs to select a fare Economy $118, then press another button to see how much a non-basic fare is.

i just want to see the different fares without needing to navigate and...
Mar 19, 19, 11:06 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By smilee

I guess, what I am looking for is a quick way to...

I guess, what I am looking for is a quick way to search fares from AAA-BBB and see what the lowest non "E" or "BASIC" fare is that day.

I can't see a way on Westjet.com or say Travelocity.com or...
Mar 17, 19, 10:40 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By smilee

Is there any way to search NON BASIC fares

Hello, call me one who does not like to book basic fares and the restrictions that come with them. However, also call me cheap and flexible where I sometimes can choose different dates/times when I...
Mar 17, 19, 10:20 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,974
Posted By smilee

On topic QR best a380J for earning AA EQM's. It...

On topic QR best a380J for earning AA EQM's. It is a nice product even if it isn't as nice as some other J products offered by Qatar.

BA F? I remember first time flying BA a380 F from YVR, and I...
Mar 15, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,134
Posted By smilee

Yes, one of my pet peeves is that Alaska Airlines...

Yes, one of my pet peeves is that Alaska Airlines does not allow pricing in Canadian dollars. So to use your Alaska Canada credit card, you will need to add about 3% to the price of your tickets to...
Mar 12, 19, 4:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,906
Posted By smilee

I think that this is twofold. One Seattle is a...

I think that this is twofold. One Seattle is a mess right now. Terrible wait times for plane to get a gate, often get bus gates and the airport it seems is always delaying flights.

Second issue...
Mar 10, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By smilee

Two problems with Centurion lounge. 6 hour...

Two problems with Centurion lounge. 6 hour layover, you can at most be permitted into the lounge 2 hours before your flight now I believe.
Showers - I have never been able to book a shower in a...
Mar 10, 19, 4:31 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,453
Posted By smilee

What? There is no travel insurance with award...

What? There is no travel insurance with award tickets?

So in other words, you are saying he is S. out of luck.
Mar 3, 19, 10:26 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,760
Posted By smilee

$50 Limited Time email of Westjet dollars, is this a regular thing?

Hello, I just started collecting WestJet dollars this fall. In October I received an email for $50 that expired 48 hours later. Then in December I got another similar offer $50 that expires 2 days...
Feb 8, 19, 5:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By smilee

Thank you everyone. I guess it was my vacation...

Thank you everyone. I guess it was my vacation planning and timing which is off. So quick summary so far, midweek locations in the US, and of course high season when rates are double, but the...
Feb 8, 19, 2:18 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By smilee

What hotels do you usually find better then .006 Cents/Point value

Has anyone made a list of properties where its easy to get better then 6 cent value. I just searched probably 50 hotels, for 20 stays over the next few months that I am planning on going to. Of...
Feb 7, 19, 3:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By smilee

For those who want to use Avios to upgrade, I...

For those who want to use Avios to upgrade, I find that there are almost ZERO seats from now through November on SEA-LHR or SFO-LHR. Well maybe about an average of 1 day in a month that a couple...
Jan 30, 19, 12:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By smilee

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/785x158/rules_a5585f200389679578a83dc7e01e645a7b997c2d.jpg
OK - I see in the FAQ
Thanks everyone for your help.

The problem was I didn't...
Jan 24, 19, 6:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By smilee

Here let me show another example. If you look at...

Here let me show another example. If you look at this calendar of WestJet Exclusive fares
...
Jan 24, 19, 4:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By smilee

Calendar shows Westjet Exclusive fare - but none exist?

I was trying to book a Wesjet Exclusive fare using my Westjet dollars. The calendar showed availability....
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