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Mar 28, 19, 12:45 pm
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Views: 2,568
Posted By roundtree

If they did this, they should really just open...

If they did this, they should really just open the qualifying purchases to include dining in addition to travel, rather than add restrictions to only cover GrubHub or similar. Of course, after...
Mar 28, 19, 12:43 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By roundtree

It's certainly better than 1 cpp, but really...

It's certainly better than 1 cpp, but really pales compared to the value available via partners. It's important to note that redeeming for travel at 1.25 cpp earns award and qualifying miles, so the...
Mar 28, 19, 12:35 pm
Mar 15, 19, 11:29 am
Replies: 448
Views: 88,828
Posted By roundtree

Point valuations certainly vary widely. For me,...

Point valuations certainly vary widely. For me, I'm focused on transfers to partners almost exclusively for biz class TATL/TPAC flights. Citi's list of partners isn't as good, IMO, as Chase or...
Mar 14, 19, 6:17 am
Replies: 1,017
Views: 146,474
Posted By roundtree

In a vacuum, you're probably right. But their...

In a vacuum, you're probably right. But their move to cap the benefit speaks volumes to the outsized benefits that were gained by enough people. There's no chance that Citi completely offset the...
Mar 13, 19, 7:57 pm
Replies: 1,017
Views: 146,474
Posted By roundtree

Even though they're moving away from the...

Even though they're moving away from the concierge, you can book through the TY portal and get instant bookings.



Like every new, shiny object in the miles/points game, we really can never have...
Mar 10, 19, 8:27 am
Replies: 38
Views: 7,802
Posted By roundtree

Every airport that I've been in over the past...

Every airport that I've been in over the past week had Boingo (DAL, LAX, KOA, OGG, OAK). I've never had issues with speed on Boingo compared to the free Wifi. Perhaps others feel differently. I...
Mar 6, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 548
Views: 98,492
Posted By roundtree

Do you really think that you can't get $95 of...

Do you really think that you can't get $95 of value from a Category 4 redemption?

Yes, I would love for Marriott to address the situation surrounding peak/off-peak, but I'm confident that I'm...
Mar 5, 19, 7:21 am
Replies: 38
Views: 7,802
Posted By roundtree

I am certainly in the same boat. I find it very...

I am certainly in the same boat. I find it very hard to justify the renewal. For the nearly the same earning and spending potential as the Platinum / Gold card combination, I can just use my...
Mar 3, 19, 9:24 am
Replies: 74
Views: 7,307
Posted By roundtree

When WN announces that they're reducing the pitch...

When WN announces that they're reducing the pitch to 29" and removing padding from seats, I'll agree with you.
Feb 27, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 55
Views: 10,195
Posted By roundtree

At least up to $50000/year, amirite? ;)

At least up to $50000/year, amirite? ;)
Feb 26, 19, 6:16 am
Replies: 55
Views: 10,195
Posted By roundtree

This is an ongoing issue with virtually all...

This is an ongoing issue with virtually all rewards cards. That's why forums like FT are so valuable for swapping notes on what counts as travel, what merchants are miscoded, and what card issuers...
Feb 26, 19, 6:11 am
Replies: 191
Views: 23,693
Posted By roundtree

It's not really on topic, but I don't see how you...

It's not really on topic, but I don't see how you can reasonably either assertion based on what we know at present. Most people that you know may feel that way, but my own circle is certainly more...
Feb 24, 19, 7:02 pm
Replies: 147
Views: 30,508
Posted By roundtree

Out of Chicago, you could book via UA. 60k...

Out of Chicago, you could book via UA. 60k one-way on UA metal in business to MXP or FCO (or even VCE). Economy would stretch your points, but that's up to your discretion whether you can survive...
Feb 24, 19, 6:31 am
Replies: 74
Views: 7,307
Posted By roundtree

I haven't seen this mentioned yet, but apparently...

I haven't seen this mentioned yet, but apparently things are worse than we've known. VFTW has some insights provided by Kris Van Cleave from CBS News:

Southwest Mechanics are Hamstringing the...
Feb 18, 19, 1:57 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 7,307
Posted By roundtree

I would expect that most employers would start...

I would expect that most employers would start requiring documentation if one specific classification of employees starting doubling their rate of calling in sick.

Personally, I don't think...
Feb 17, 19, 8:22 am
Replies: 74
Views: 7,307
Posted By roundtree

Indeed, so was I. The level of tribalism that we...

Indeed, so was I. The level of tribalism that we see certainly makes it hard to be anything but offended, it seems. If we can't laugh about it every once in a while, what's the point? :)
Feb 17, 19, 5:03 am
Replies: 179
Views: 51,950
Posted By roundtree

Not sure this shows lack of care as much as...

Not sure this shows lack of care as much as Marriott's inability to correctly manage the integration of the 3 programs and the IT issues that still linger as a result.
Feb 16, 19, 7:49 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By roundtree

Things have been wonky for me since Chase...

Things have been wonky for me since Chase converted my website login to the new site. If you're really concerned, sent a secure message and ask for confirmation.
Feb 16, 19, 7:45 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 7,307
Posted By roundtree

Don't forget that it only works when your way is...

Don't forget that it only works when your way is the right way.
Feb 16, 19, 12:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By roundtree

It's been a while since this was noted, but it...

It's been a while since this was noted, but it likely has something to do with some part of your profile missing:
...
Feb 15, 19, 1:50 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 23,693
Posted By roundtree

TPG is estimating a few more days of validation...

TPG is estimating a few more days of validation flights. WN confirmed to them that the tabletop exercises are complete. Only the validation flights remain. Possibly by end of next week, things...
Feb 14, 19, 5:56 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By roundtree

I recommend starting with the Award Maximizer: ...

I recommend starting with the Award Maximizer:

https://www.travelcodex.com/award-maximizer/

That will help you see which points programs can help you reach your goal. Take the other advice...
Feb 14, 19, 6:27 am
Replies: 191
Views: 23,693
Posted By roundtree

From...

From https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/southwest-airlines-rapid-rewards/1871587-wn-going-hawaii-21.html#post29891369
Feb 14, 19, 1:44 am
Replies: 37
Views: 7,284
Posted By roundtree

I'll be dropping to the Green card, to keep a...

I'll be dropping to the Green card, to keep a business charge card handy, but most of my Amex spend is already on Blue for Business Plus.
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