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May 23, 19, 9:14 am
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I've walked by the Green Man and as far as Tesco...

I've walked by the Green Man and as far as Tesco from HGI. Great value and you can easily use public transport. Depending on the night, you could be looking at a few hundred pounds difference trying...
May 14, 19, 8:30 am
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Views: 763,734
Posted By IcHot

It depends on your situation. It might be perfect...

It depends on your situation. It might be perfect for you and still be a poor value for others and that's OK.

HEX is expensive without the ability to buy quite far in advance and it also depends...
Apr 14, 19, 5:20 pm
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These are hard because everyone has a concept or...

These are hard because everyone has a concept or fantasy that they base travel around. If your concept of being in London is running in Hyde Park, do that. You could be in a much more interesting...
Apr 12, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 96
Views: 13,812
Posted By IcHot

I've got 2k and am saving for something...

I've got 2k and am saving for something aspirational like the Hampton Deming NM.
Forum: Texas
Apr 10, 19, 8:40 am
Replies: 47
Views: 1,994
Posted By IcHot

https://www.dart.org/riding/stations/dfwairportsta...

https://www.dart.org/riding/stations/dfwairportstation.asp

Right into downtown Dallas. Not sure how cheap you want to go, but there are sometimes good deals in downtown Dallas and you can use rail...
Apr 6, 19, 3:02 pm
Replies: 167
Views: 23,593
Posted By IcHot

I would have taken the tube. Could have had a...

I would have taken the tube. Could have had a good breakfast and a quicker and cheaper trip. One stop.
Mar 21, 19, 7:00 am
Replies: 740
Views: 763,734
Posted By IcHot

Check in time at the new hotel? I don't think you...

Check in time at the new hotel? I don't think you read or understood what I suggested.

If you are actually going to be out in London rather than in a hotel room, leave the bags at the original...
Mar 20, 19, 8:08 pm
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Views: 763,734
Posted By IcHot

Fun to see how people think. I find the HEX and...

Fun to see how people think. I find the HEX and central London a waste of money, especially at the very end of a trip. Knowing I have an early morning doesn't make for a restful night anyway.
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Mar 20, 19, 9:40 am
Replies: 740
Views: 763,734
Posted By IcHot

I would move to the HGI at Hatton Cross the night...

I would move to the HGI at Hatton Cross the night before the flight.

It should be much cheaper and there's little benefit to that last night at a nicer hotel in Central London, IMO. I'd check...
Feb 17, 19, 4:30 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By IcHot

You can find out for $16 a year. If you do use a...

You can find out for $16 a year. If you do use a us address, go for the 5 year deal.
Feb 17, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By IcHot

Rates discounted almost identically to AAA, but...

Rates discounted almost identically to AAA, but the membership to AARP is cheaper. British Airways discount and car rental discounts. Some restaurants give an AARP discount.

You have to do the...
Feb 16, 19, 6:18 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,264
Posted By IcHot

With the caveat that I question how much we can...

With the caveat that I question how much we can depend on the long term existence or value of any of these programs, I have a plan if I get close.

If retirement is in your future, it would be...
Feb 4, 19, 9:09 am
Replies: 74
Views: 12,500
Posted By IcHot

This would be low key. We have traveled here...

This would be low key.

We have traveled here for a decade or more. The offering has become skimpier and although the grounds and pools are nice, the rooms haven't been updated in that whole...
Feb 1, 19, 11:52 am
Replies: 873
Views: 106,342
Posted By IcHot

With all due respect, if we search London with a...

With all due respect, if we search London with a 1 mile radius, we get two hotels sub 40K which renders your point laughable.
Feb 1, 19, 8:32 am
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Views: 106,342
Posted By IcHot

My apologies. I didn't realize I was ...

My apologies. I didn't realize I was disagreeing with a pedant who insists on making his own rules.
Feb 1, 19, 6:51 am
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Views: 106,342
Posted By IcHot

London has several hotels that certainly fit the...

London has several hotels that certainly fit the parameters.
Jan 30, 19, 9:31 am
Replies: 103
Views: 11,554
Posted By IcHot

If it is run like everything else in the world,...

If it is run like everything else in the world, then best treatment is for the rich and powerful without regard to earning it or not.
Jan 29, 19, 11:31 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,724
Posted By IcHot

I think the whole diamond thing is a sort of...

I think the whole diamond thing is a sort of riddle. I got the credit card to quit fussing with it. It is occasionally very nice to have and I can put a value on it, but I would put a different...
Jan 27, 19, 10:49 am
Replies: 103
Views: 11,554
Posted By IcHot

Diamond costs Hilton very little. If you look at...

Diamond costs Hilton very little. If you look at the cash back sites, Hilton will refund more to non elites. Hilton is willing to eat a percentage of all sales either through cashback or benefits. ...
Jan 27, 19, 10:42 am
Replies: 103
Views: 11,554
Posted By IcHot

I disagree. I think you fundamentally don't...

I disagree. I think you fundamentally don't understand the proposition.

High spenders are not going to be especially attracted by points or small inducements any more than they are going to clip...
Jan 27, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 103
Views: 11,554
Posted By IcHot

Why would a business want to give things to...

Why would a business want to give things to spenders who have proven they will shell out anyway?

Incentives work for those who are price sensitive to attract their business.

The whole concept...
Jan 26, 19, 8:01 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 11,554
Posted By IcHot

Can you really think this is how it works or that...

Can you really think this is how it works or that it will benefit you?

I don't understand the mentality of consumers who think they are a group of thieves divvying the loot and they think they...
Jan 7, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,653
Posted By IcHot

I only want diamond to go to Europe and drink...

I only want diamond to go to Europe and drink your milkshake like Daniel Day Lewis.:)
Dec 8, 18, 4:05 pm
Replies: 110
Views: 128,185
Posted By IcHot

I don't think that is correct. I find 8 in AZ,...

I don't think that is correct. I find 8 in AZ, including Doubletree Scottsdale PV, Biltomore, Squaw Peak Tapatio Cliffs Hilton Scottsdale and Embassy Suites Scottsdale.
Nov 3, 18, 2:22 pm
Replies: 256
Views: 20,579
Posted By IcHot

Gloria Swanson you *#*&$%**@&^**^#. Sorry,...

Gloria Swanson you *#*&$%**@&^**^#.

Sorry, I expect things to be correct on the BA forum and swearing is natural. :p

Gotta go, I am having a first class dinner of roasted baby.
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