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Forum: MilesBuzz
Dec 25, 09, 3:10 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 6,120
Posted By amazing nj

1990's and early 2000s: upgrades, upgrades,...

1990's and early 2000s: upgrades, upgrades, upgrades

since then: most of the time: multiple bedroom suites, club level when possible, at resorts, mostly Starwood. Sometimes: business class reward...
Jul 12, 09, 3:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By amazing nj

Most of here are fairly sophisticated about...

Most of here are fairly sophisticated about traveling and/or have this resource ask around. Not everyone has this advantage. Pity the poor family that goes to CO.com and books the 54 min connection...
Jul 12, 09, 12:57 am
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

All others as I far I could tell the other...

All others as I far I could tell the other family/friends, which was about 30 rooms worth, stayed in the New Tower and had water. No one else had their car lost or bird poop and there did not appear...
Jul 11, 09, 9:26 am
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

Since this is now in the Marriott forum I feel...

Since this is now in the Marriott forum I feel compelled to add that every other stay I have ever had at a Marriott was great. Two of my all time favorite resorts for both service and amenties are...
Jul 10, 09, 10:01 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

Fine, I will disclose. Its the "Bold New" Eden...

Fine, I will disclose. Its the "Bold New" Eden Roc, Miami Beach.
Jul 10, 09, 3:22 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

I understand but I did post this in Travel Buzz...

I understand but I did post this in Travel Buzz more to generate a discussion of what people want from hotels that they don't seem to be able to get (such a dishes removed from hallways etc). It was...
Jul 10, 09, 3:16 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

We thought about it but we kept thinking the...

We thought about it but we kept thinking the water would come on and the kids were settled and most importantly all the other family was there.

You should know that the exact same thing also...
Jul 10, 09, 3:10 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

It could be if they got their act together and it...

It could be if they got their act together and it is a historic property. The 4/5* rating is not one I would give it even if there were no problems but it is what others have rated it. I think 4*...
Jul 10, 09, 3:03 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

You are probably right, but I really wanted to...

You are probably right, but I really wanted to RANT rather than bash that hotel. Reviews of it on FT and Trip Advisor are mostly good with a some negatives. And I want to see if the points post...
Jul 10, 09, 1:43 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 6,719
Posted By amazing nj

Lies Lies Lies at Marriott Eden Roc, Miami Beach

I had a truly terrible stay at a 4/5 star beach resort that is also "Category 6" in its frequent stay program. At this time I do not want to identify the resort as this post is more about what basic...
Jul 10, 09, 7:19 am
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By amazing nj

Maybe I was not clear. The 54 min connection is...

Maybe I was not clear. The 54 min connection is on the return from PTY to Orlando connecting to EWR. IS 54 min enough for customs and the connection. The agent said 90 minutes in minimum for...
Jul 10, 09, 6:36 am
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By amazing nj

Does CO.com allow illegal connections and other Q?

I am trying to book reward travel EWR-PTY for one adult and one child using miles from each of their accounts. There is no reward availabilty on the return flight so I figured a connection in Orlando...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 1, 08, 6:13 pm
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,922
Posted By amazing nj

In the long run it is probably an excellent idea...

In the long run it is probably an excellent idea to postpone the mega email event in order to retool this promotion.

In the short term, however, since you already send out repeated emails...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 1, 08, 3:07 pm
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,922
Posted By amazing nj

I spent time picking dates and hotels that were...

I spent time picking dates and hotels that were potential options. I spent 80 minutes trying to get through this morning. I spend a huge amount of time reading this thread, some of it amusing, some...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 1, 08, 8:18 am
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,922
Posted By amazing nj

Some people are getting the suspended indefinetly...

Some people are getting the suspended indefinetly message. I am still getting the delayed momentarily message. Can someone with tech know how explain this.
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 1, 08, 7:28 am
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,922
Posted By amazing nj

Well, yes and no. I truly expected the web site...

Well, yes and no. I truly expected the web site disaster that occurred. However, I have 4 young children so my wife and I had make arrangements for someone to watch them in case we did get a room. We...
Forum: Hotel Deals
Oct 1, 08, 7:15 am
Replies: 2,338
Views: 368,922
Posted By amazing nj

What a waste of planning (ie. choosing dates,...

What a waste of planning (ie. choosing dates, making tenative arrangements) and effort. LHW had better offer some amazing deals to those of who tried book. At least we can prove it by our posts here.
Mar 29, 08, 5:50 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,467
Posted By amazing nj

Jade MountainSt Lucia. Have not been there but...

Jade MountainSt Lucia. Have not been there but both the website and Trip Advisor describe it as new, modern, very private and luxurious.
Nov 6, 07, 8:29 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By amazing nj

29 nights in 5 stays 2 nights, 5 nights, 7...

29 nights in 5 stays

2 nights, 5 nights, 7 nights, 7 nights, and 8 nights from 2 club level rooms to a club ocean front suite connecting to a club ocean front room at my favorite hotel in the...
Jul 23, 07, 6:14 am
Replies: 745
Views: 68,298
Posted By amazing nj

Vista Home Premium with IE: Before letting...

Vista Home Premium with IE:

Before letting me see the home page my computer keeps saying "This page contains secure and non secure items. Do you want to display the nonsecure items?" It does this...
Jul 2, 07, 5:35 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By amazing nj

It was EXACTLY what the pilot said and he said it...

It was EXACTLY what the pilot said and he said it loudly and with emphasis, as opposed to the usual tone he used during the flight for all other annoucements. His quote went like this "the tower...
Jun 26, 07, 1:11 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By amazing nj

CO 192 EWR-MCO Aborted Landing 6/21

I would have posted sooner but was unable to log on to or even read FT until today ...

Was flying EWR-MCO #192 737-900 last Thursday running about 25 minutes ahead of schedule. While on final...
Aug 21, 06, 6:25 am
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By amazing nj

When I try to book flights for my family (2...

When I try to book flights for my family (2 adults-4 kids) this always happens. Last year 6 tickets on same itinerary were $178 RT EWR-FLL but $158 if bought separately. The problem is I can't buy...
Jan 12, 06, 2:37 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 9,491
Posted By amazing nj

The SPG agent said its for one night. My reading...

The SPG agent said its for one night. My reading of the T&C makes me think she is wrong.
Dec 24, 05, 4:17 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 8,358
Posted By amazing nj

There is one non specific review on Trip Advisor....

There is one non specific review on Trip Advisor.

I was considering a trip there next summer when the rates are lower ($299) for a basic room. When I saw their absurd cancellation penalty of...
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