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Yesterday, 6:38 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 2,505
Posted By yorkboy24

According to the website, this seems to have been...

According to the website, this seems to have been extended until 22nd December. Also, did anyone notice the error on the webpage, where it says it's only a 50% bonus(60% when you click on it and...
Nov 10, 20, 2:30 am
Replies: 290
Views: 34,884
Posted By yorkboy24

I did 9 Staycations during this promo but I wonít...

I did 9 Staycations during this promo but I wonít be doing as many now that the promo has ended. Before the promo, I hadnít stayed at any hotel since February. So yes, promos do encourage us to stay.
Jun 6, 20, 8:40 am
Replies: 1,673
Views: 274,880
Posted By yorkboy24

Either 1) they are trying to enhance their own...

Either 1) they are trying to enhance their own BRG possibilities and wonít actually share their findings 2) they are collecting links for Marriott to clamp down on obscure sites (unlikely) or 3) they...
May 25, 20, 12:13 am
Replies: 14
Views: 3,313
Posted By yorkboy24

Marriottís hotels in Manila are all ridiculously...

Marriottís hotels in Manila are all ridiculously expensive for the location. Itís probably a good location to use points. Last time I managed to get a BRG for the Marriott near the airport - I...
May 20, 20, 11:36 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 8,888
Posted By yorkboy24

I read the T&Cs but it didnít mention anything so...

I read the T&Cs but it didnít mention anything so I assume that we can use them on any rates except pre-pay including BRG rates? Also, can we get elite food discount then still use the vouchers at...
May 14, 20, 10:45 am
Replies: 96
Views: 9,349
Posted By yorkboy24

Even if they give 1 additional year towards LTP,...

Even if they give 1 additional year towards LTP, for many people who usually only do circa. 50 nights per year, theyíd still be short of the total nights. Iíll probably need to do 13 years to get it...
May 9, 20, 12:56 am
Replies: 147
Views: 38,786
Posted By yorkboy24

Half of your stay is on UsLimited time offer only...

Half of your stay is on UsLimited time offer only for Marriott Bonvoyô Members
Make your next getaway twice as fulfilling by saving 50% off your stay. Book by 10 May 2020 to enjoy 50% off for Suites...
Apr 26, 20, 3:39 am
Replies: 375
Views: 97,259
Posted By yorkboy24

I agree. Itís the only time I have converted...

I agree. Itís the only time I have converted points. However I did find that the cash rates werenít worth it compared with other luxury hotels in the region. Still good value on points especially if...
Apr 26, 20, 12:41 am
Replies: 375
Views: 97,259
Posted By yorkboy24

In my case they were willing to include a...

In my case they were willing to include a rollaway and breakfast for a 3rd person on a points redemption stay too (officially should be for 2 people I think). Unfortunately the third person wasnít...
Apr 16, 20, 7:44 am
Replies: 781
Views: 120,660
Posted By yorkboy24

It may be mandatory quarantine but people could...

It may be mandatory quarantine but people could take public transport from the airport to the hotel, which kind of defeats the object. Fortunately, now there are no overseas arrivals except HK ID...
Apr 9, 20, 12:54 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 9,314
Posted By yorkboy24

When things are open, as pointed out above,...

When things are open, as pointed out above, Marriott has the benefit of free access to the water park. It also has a nice lounge with substantial offerings in the evening and itís likely youíll be...
Mar 31, 20, 9:13 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 117,492
Posted By yorkboy24

You can still book this hotel on Marriott so I...

You can still book this hotel on Marriott so I guess thereíll be using the other tower for them. In case youíre interested, the lounge and most restaurants are closed. The Palm lounge is open for...
Mar 28, 20, 10:45 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 19,966
Posted By yorkboy24

If hotels lower their rates right now that would...

If hotels lower their rates right now that would actually be irresponsible because it may encourage people to travel, thus help the virus to spread. Hotels should only be used by those who must...
Mar 28, 20, 8:10 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By yorkboy24

Do FTers think that this hotel is much better...

Do FTers think that this hotel is much better than the Renaissance and Marriott V&A in the city centre? I stayed here last year and thought the rooms were nice and modern and breakfast was included...
Mar 25, 20, 11:48 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 9,733
Posted By yorkboy24

I decided to pass as well given all the...

I decided to pass as well given all the uncertainty.
Mar 24, 20, 2:01 am
Replies: 276
Views: 72,066
Posted By yorkboy24

Thanks very much for the suggestion - so kind....

Thanks very much for the suggestion - so kind. The thing Iím dreading the most is the tipping culture. Pubs sound good though. How is the lounge at Sheraton?
Mar 23, 20, 11:50 pm
Replies: 407
Views: 73,350
Posted By yorkboy24

Oh I see. In this case it would be the same...

Oh I see. In this case it would be the same number of miles so I guess that would mean zero returned! Do you think the latest rebooking date of 10th December will be extended? Iíve already planned my...
Mar 23, 20, 9:32 pm
Replies: 407
Views: 73,350
Posted By yorkboy24

Has anyone managed to cancel and get some miles...

Has anyone managed to cancel and get some miles back for a partially used one-way award ticket with 1 segment out of 2 flown? The phone agent said I can only change the date or cancel and only get...
Mar 23, 20, 9:07 pm
Replies: 276
Views: 72,066
Posted By yorkboy24

Itíll be my first ever trip to Canada so Iíll be...

Itíll be my first ever trip to Canada so Iíll be looking forward to it despite the expected miserable weather!
Mar 22, 20, 9:43 pm
Replies: 276
Views: 72,066
Posted By yorkboy24

I got a BRG for this hotel for about 70USD++ per...

I got a BRG for this hotel for about 70USD++ per nights for Chinese New Year 2021. The bookable rates are about 4 times that. I think at these rates Iíll put up with the shortcomings highlighted in...
Mar 22, 20, 6:31 am
Replies: 63
Views: 12,314
Posted By yorkboy24

What if you have a current confirmed booking ...

What if you have a current confirmed booking BKK - HKG - LON then youíre also waitlisted for BKK - HKG sector. If you change it to a waitlist flight after 1st April will the miles be recalculated?...
Mar 22, 20, 5:46 am
Replies: 870
Views: 165,435
Posted By yorkboy24

Accor has also advised all of its hotels to adopt...

Accor has also advised all of its hotels to adopt flexible conditions in terms of cancellation or modifications for travelers with new or existing bookings through April 30, 2020. Accor continues to...
Mar 21, 20, 11:47 pm
Replies: 870
Views: 165,435
Posted By yorkboy24

For hotels in Australia, Cambodia, Greater China...

For hotels in Australia, Cambodia, Greater China (including mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan, China), Fiji, French Polynesia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore,...
Mar 21, 20, 9:34 pm
Replies: 605
Views: 117,492
Posted By yorkboy24

Taxi drivers (and a bus driver) have actually...

Taxi drivers (and a bus driver) have actually come down with it. I think they are going to change the policy so that all foreigner arrivals will be tested first. You just missed that. I read in...
Mar 21, 20, 5:43 am
Replies: 167
Views: 27,185
Posted By yorkboy24

I donít think itís the time to be thinking about...

I donít think itís the time to be thinking about such things right now. The virus is getting serious with many families losing loved ones and many people losing their jobs. Of course the issue of...
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