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The cost of points - for charity

We are working with a crowne plaza who on one hand are wonderful, they are donating 500,000 points to my wife's charity. However the value needs to be tied to them for compliance reasons. It's not...
Nov 9, 15, 1:21 pm
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Posted By jongar

Earning Comparisons 2014-2015

All,

My apologies if someone else has already done this, but I undertook an exercise this morning to quantify the effect of United's Mileage Plus changes on earnings this year. I would be...
Oct 27, 15, 4:22 am
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Posted By jongar

Hmm, well that plan got nixed as they saw the...

Hmm, well that plan got nixed as they saw the airfare as an A, flagged as First and sent to the CFO - not good. Long story short as I dont want to get into the travel managements crosshairs I...
Oct 26, 15, 3:13 pm
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Posted By jongar

Well as I needed the flight to make 1K I went...

Well as I needed the flight to make 1K I went with AirNZ in both directions. With the flights SFO-LAX-SFO factored in it put me 201 miles over. I was going to have to do a run to LA or Vegas anyway,...
Oct 26, 15, 10:11 am
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Posted By jongar

Earning on AirNZ / Virgin Atlantic Codeshare

Hi,

I have the chance to fly Premium Economy with AirNZ and VS on LAX-LHR-SFO

I would be flying NZ2 and NZ4161. Would I earn miles and PQM on both legs - I couldnt find anything on the mileage...
Aug 22, 15, 6:55 pm
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Posted By jongar

Upgraded to Corner Ocean Suite. Will consider the...

Upgraded to Corner Ocean Suite. Will consider the matter resolved and look forward to watching the hurricane come in from our new crowsnest.
Aug 22, 15, 12:15 am
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Posted By jongar

Renaissance - La Concha : Great to be, lousy to sleep

My fellow FTers,

Rarely have I been so moved to post, but damn it, this is on this occasion required. Its been 2 years since our last real vacation - no kids, no dogs, just us. we have also been...
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Posted By jongar

Mobile App and Spire

all,

I made spire 2 weeks ago, and its been reflected in the ihg website, even claimed the 25k points. but the app on both droid and iphone still only show me as a PLAT ambassador - anyone else...
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Posted By jongar

I hit Spire a about two weeks ago, based on...

I hit Spire a about two weeks ago, based on spend, not nights. (I actually did spend the money, this wasnt misplaced credit card points). While the online account shows spire in all its red goodness,...
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Posted By jongar

IHG Business Rewards - No double dipping ?

Firstly the method of booking rooms in this program for less than 9 rooms is ghastly. That said, I just had a 3 room, 4 night stay at a participating hotel in CA. I was one of the guests to boot. As...
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Posted By jongar

Havent received it. Which is annoying in this...

Havent received it. Which is annoying in this connected world - i do hat reading about promos on loyaltylobby not my inbox when I am invested. Ive completed the first 4 'challenges' but only first 3...
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Posted By jongar

If I cant find someone on FT to share my 58,500...

If I cant find someone on FT to share my 58,500 that I should earn, then I will share with my wife :-)
Feb 11, 15, 4:56 pm
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Posted By jongar

just to add, the itinery included Lufthansa F

just to add, the itinery included Lufthansa F
Feb 11, 15, 4:54 pm
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Posted By jongar

Some time in the past 2 hours (I have been...

Some time in the past 2 hours (I have been checking) the flights I booked for my parents, MAN-FRA-SFO rtn in F ticketed. 1760DKK wasnt a bad deal :-) I hope it holds they deserve a littler luxury.
Nov 26, 14, 12:43 pm
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Posted By jongar

Thanks jbeckett - I actually found a flight to...

Thanks jbeckett - I actually found a flight to IAH and return via DFW that puts me well over and came in at just 228. The other benefit - avoiding ORD in winter. With good seats and a few upgrade...
Nov 25, 14, 3:33 pm
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Posted By jongar

Smile Need 2918 on UA from SFO/SJC

All,

Firstly many thanks to those of you that assist - I have been a helper, never one who need help before. I have met my spending requirement but find myself -2918 miles short, with all my...
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Posted By jongar

it next to my herndon office - i stayed there,...

it next to my herndon office - i stayed there, but I prefer the crowne plaza on the other side of the freeway
Nov 18, 14, 12:57 pm
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Posted By jongar

I read this all with some amusement. I spent the...

I read this all with some amusement. I spent the last 30 some years as a European, and have now become an American (I am still British on the inside) UA granted me Gold from my Virgin Gold and I am...
Forum: Travel Tools
Sep 22, 14, 9:32 am
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Posted By jongar

You are not alone - I am getting exactly the same...

You are not alone - I am getting exactly the same messages - very annoying
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This entire debarcle of changing promos is...

This entire debarcle of changing promos is ridiculous. I registered and got one program - thankfully I took a screenshot to share on the loyalty lobby tread. Mine changed into a promo I would...
May 20, 14, 6:08 pm
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Posted By jongar

Im glad you were so lucky. I have 263000 miles I...

Im glad you were so lucky. I have 263000 miles I cannot use because availability out of the west coast sucks. We were hoping to use miles to get to a friends wedding - we cant use cash right now as...
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Posted By jongar

Further to my last post, I owe yet more thanks. I...

Further to my last post, I owe yet more thanks. I logged on to check my miles posted from my recent flight back from TLV to SFO to see I have now hit Chairmans. It was never my intent to do such, it...
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Posted By jongar

I just wanted to add my thanks to the forum. I...

I just wanted to add my thanks to the forum. I joined the program as a silver, paying my $200 essentially because I have upcoming SFO-PHL-TLV and return flights book and as 6 foot 5 I wanted in on...
Jan 17, 12, 3:55 pm
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Posted By jongar

and you dont have travel insurance ? ...

and you dont have travel insurance ?

Committed flyers have at a minimum american express select insurance - makes those problems go away

JON
Forum: Travel Tools
Dec 29, 10, 5:39 am
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Posted By jongar

Just occasionally I get a bit ranty. Dont be...

Just occasionally I get a bit ranty. Dont be offended - its not at you personnaly, its just your post came up on the day in the year when I have the time AND inclination.

I remember a time before...
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