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Mar 4, 19, 5:13 pm
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Posted By ChrisJC5

I can't read anyone's intent here but I can read...

I can't read anyone's intent here but I can read what they write. Sounds utterly snarky regardless of intent. I've learned my lessons with Marriott and with seeking advice here in this forum. I want...
Mar 4, 19, 1:19 pm
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Views: 216,478
Posted By ChrisJC5

Why so strident a message to me? I'm not a...

Why so strident a message to me? I'm not a frequent denizen of this forum -- last time I was here was many months ago -- and I had not read this entire thread. And I didn't know the category for my...
Mar 3, 19, 7:13 pm
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Views: 216,478
Posted By ChrisJC5

Thanks for the information. I'm going to wait...

Thanks for the information. I'm going to wait until I get notification about any resolution about my case. I think the problem I have is that my OC9 mapping to a NC6 has been devalued in the process...
Mar 3, 19, 5:46 pm
Replies: 1,833
Views: 216,478
Posted By ChrisJC5

So, I've spent around almost 3 hours today with 3...

So, I've spent around almost 3 hours today with 3 customer service representatives and still no end in sight over what I thought was a minor adjustment in my reservations with an OC9/TP 5night...
Forum: Europe
Oct 31, 16, 4:32 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,528
Posted By ChrisJC5

We were in Istanbul from Oct 17-21, with a group...

We were in Istanbul from Oct 17-21, with a group consisting primarily of
Americans with a sprinkling of Canadians and Mexicans, though my wife and I wandered off by ourselves for 2 days with a...
Forum: Europe
Jul 16, 16, 6:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,688
Posted By ChrisJC5

Ditto. Looking for a private tour guide for a few...

Ditto. Looking for a private tour guide for a few days in Vienna this October. Though I'm wondering about just using the hop-on-hop off bus, booking tickets at the Opera, and doing a food/wine...
Jan 13, 16, 1:40 pm
Replies: 1,119
Views: 11,082
Posted By ChrisJC5

Upgrade Possibility

Trying to go from Charlotte to Vienna (Oct 4-5), and later from Istanbul to Charlotte (Oct 21), this Fall, I come up with the following:

American Airlines

AA 748

Charlotte (CLT)
...
Forum: Europe
Jun 11, 15, 4:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By ChrisJC5

I'm doing a River Cruise in October, 2016 and...

I'm doing a River Cruise in October, 2016 and staying a few days on land in Vienna and Budapest. I'm Marriott Platinum (and Lifetime Gold) and planning on staying at here:...
May 31, 15, 4:30 pm
Replies: 3,977
Views: 692,180
Posted By ChrisJC5

Yes, the above is true. But agency heads have...

Yes, the above is true. But agency heads have the authority to override or exempt them from this requirement. This is from an OIG Report in 2005 about my former Agency's use of the Government...
May 31, 15, 9:16 am
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Views: 692,180
Posted By ChrisJC5

Just saying, at my Federal agency, which I think...

Just saying, at my Federal agency, which I think is still the case today, you only had to use the Government credit card for airline or rail travel. No requirement to use the Government CC for...
May 30, 15, 6:04 pm
Replies: 3,977
Views: 692,180
Posted By ChrisJC5

Hmmmm, retired federal employee here. Although I...

Hmmmm, retired federal employee here. Although I didn't travel a lot when working, I always used my Marriott Visa for official travel and lodging at a Marriott. There was a requirement to use the...
Feb 25, 15, 3:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By ChrisJC5

I use points whenever I can as well in...

I use points whenever I can as well in retirement. But I wouldn't use the points for European hotels at the OP's price point for the Barcelona hotel. When we were in Paris and Barcelona last year, I...
Jan 13, 15, 7:01 pm
Replies: 3,049
Views: 374,077
Posted By ChrisJC5

Platinum Arrival Gift -- No Compensation

I'm staying at the Marriott Residence Inn at Arlington-Ballston, Virginia until this Friday. At check-in yesterday, the Front Desk forgets to offer me the platinum arrival gift. (I've had this...
Oct 25, 14, 6:23 pm
Replies: 428
Views: 58,255
Posted By ChrisJC5

Here's what I have listed for Paris in the exec...

Here's what I have listed for Paris in the exec lounge sticky. Could anyone confirm if the reports are still current & what date for which property? Thx.

* Paris / Marriott Champs-Elysees / NO...
Oct 23, 14, 5:54 pm
Replies: 428
Views: 58,255
Posted By ChrisJC5

We stayed at the Vendome this past September for...

We stayed at the Vendome this past September for 5 nights on points. I was debating whether to do the upgrade for cash and decided against it, but I did initially think I had made a mistake after the...
Oct 8, 14, 3:11 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 23,670
Posted By ChrisJC5

How about not letting potential, unsound...

How about not letting potential, unsound perceptions get in the way of your thought process and that you exercise sound judgment? I mean, as a retired Federal employee, with my share of tricky...
Oct 8, 14, 2:34 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 23,670
Posted By ChrisJC5

Seems to me that it's a stretch of someone's...

Seems to me that it's a stretch of someone's imagination that might see goblins around every Federal employee corner. Perhaps one should also be concerned about discounts offered to our armed forces...
Jan 30, 14, 1:19 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 8,281
Posted By ChrisJC5

Sounds about right to me, if the return on...

Sounds about right to me, if the return on Marriott points for spend is $1:1MRP, but in many instances, it's 1:10 or 1:5 (for Hotel spend) or 1:3 (Marriott Timeshare spend), with a 50 percent...
Jan 29, 14, 6:13 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 8,281
Posted By ChrisJC5

So, how do you factor into your base for...

So, how do you factor into your base for opportunity cost the fact that most credit card cash rebates terms have rebate limits? Or the value of enhanced elite status from Marriott Card spend, with...
Jan 20, 14, 9:04 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By ChrisJC5

If you're a Marriott Vacation Club owner, there...

If you're a Marriott Vacation Club owner, there are 5 night/120K travel packages available. I think you get the extra bonus miles too, if they're running a 20 percent bonus mile deal.
Nov 18, 13, 11:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,873
Posted By ChrisJC5

Reading the above review of this event, which I...

Reading the above review of this event, which I also attended and enjoyed, I'm sure Marriott might feel that no good deed goes unpunished. The food and drinks were great, the staff very...
Oct 19, 13, 5:08 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 11,662
Posted By ChrisJC5

I really appreciate the input. I'm really a...

I really appreciate the input. I'm really a newbie so I'm learning the nomenclature and abbreviations here. Right now, I'm staring at saver awards for Economy class on LH- CLT-MUC-CDG and...
Oct 17, 13, 9:05 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 11,662
Posted By ChrisJC5

I'm a newbie as well to using UA awards. I'm...

I'm a newbie as well to using UA awards. I'm also seeking some advice and I see it might be covered in various threads. But indulge me a bit if I ask for specific guidance here. My wife and I are...
Sep 28, 13, 9:43 am
Replies: 139
Views: 28,783
Posted By ChrisJC5

I tried booking Fira for next September 2014 and...

I tried booking Fira for next September 2014 and everything is sold out! I'm wondering what gives with this hotel: it doesn't show up on my normal search for a Marriott Hotel in Barcelona on the...
Sep 3, 13, 3:30 pm
Replies: 956
Views: 196,639
Posted By ChrisJC5

Ditto on claim denial. I'm chalking this up to my...

Ditto on claim denial. I'm chalking this up to my inexperience. I need to read the LNF for Newbies thread before I submit any other claims.
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