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Jul 28, 19, 4:38 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Will Reward Points be accepted here

When searching for WA hotels in MX, Pedregal is listed - but indicates it is not accepting reward points. Has this been verified. Sounds like a great hotel.
Dec 31, 10, 2:48 pm
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Views: 20,115
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

EQM 130,149 EQS 113 Only domestic - but...

EQM 130,149
EQS 113

Only domestic - but once UDU started, I had a 90% success rate.
Dec 21, 10, 6:45 pm
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Views: 771
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Any way to donate expiring SWUs

I have an SWU expiring in December and another in January. Would love to donate them - military, make-a-wish, etc. (vs. sponsor someone I know). Is this even possible given that it's not certain...
Dec 16, 10, 2:23 am
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

How about the back side of the tube based TV's in...

How about the back side of the tube based TV's in the way old 757s... they could advertise the pain reliever you could take after you smack your head on one going back to your seat from the lav.
Dec 8, 10, 3:47 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Thursday's is the new Friday for consultants......

Thursday's is the new Friday for consultants... so there are almost always concentrations of consultants (myself included) who have been flying the same route for months (years) that are going to be...
Dec 7, 10, 8:03 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,431
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I made 1K on the backs of many ORD / BDL trips -...

I made 1K on the backs of many ORD / BDL trips - made it the 2nd week of December. Once DEQS was announced I added IAD into the mix 50% of the time.

Fast forward to May, 2010 - now the commute...
Forum: CommunityBuzz
Nov 25, 10, 9:53 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Thanks Randy

Thanks Randy
Nov 25, 10, 9:06 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Last Friday on UA 436 SNA >>> ORD the pilot took...

Last Friday on UA 436 SNA >>> ORD the pilot took 15 minutes and on CH9 gave history lesson of aviation, the 757 and Chicago. I asked the FA for his name, she said she had to look on the manifest and...
Nov 16, 10, 3:39 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Let the devaluation games begin

Anyone else see this?

http://www.united.com/page/article/1,,53656,00.html


OK so it keeps the some of segment flyers out of 1K - but for those folks in 1K who fly 25K miles / quarter it cuts...
Nov 10, 10, 4:02 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Between 6 and 7 am weekdays at ORD - the UA...

Between 6 and 7 am weekdays at ORD - the UA Premier line is 50+ people deep... as well as the regular line. So I automatically start at the CO Elite line in the next terminal - and walk back...
Nov 10, 10, 3:51 pm
Replies: 114
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

2010 (current) status: 1K (from DEQSegments in...

2010 (current) status: 1K (from DEQSegments in 2009)
2011 projected status: 1K - qualified on domestic miles in October, no promos
2010 spend: $16,000
Did your status affect your spend: (yes/no) No
Forum: MilesBuzz
Nov 4, 10, 11:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,080
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Checking frequently paid off for us last...

Checking frequently paid off for us last summer.... on short notice decided to go ORD >>> HLN on miles on AA. Wanted to sit up front, no slots left. No saver slots in coach - so we paid 2x the...
Nov 4, 10, 5:26 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

About $14K this year - all domestic, mostly...

About $14K this year - all domestic, mostly restricted fares to get to 100K miles and about 92 segments. No specials or promos.... not nearly as easy as last year when I hit 1K at under $10K and 57K...
Oct 29, 10, 12:33 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,894
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

The Diamond Desk spotted me 1,000 points (I...

The Diamond Desk spotted me 1,000 points (I already had over 100K in the bank). On a separate occasion they lent me points until I could transfer them in from an airline account. No groveling...
Oct 27, 10, 12:51 am
Replies: 150
Views: 22,275
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I have sponsored 4 SWUs through .bomb. -...

I have sponsored 4 SWUs through .bomb. - absolutely painless to do.

One of them cleared immediately - the rest waitlisted. I also had 2 certs printed for use for a friend on Star Alliance...
Oct 23, 10, 12:32 am
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Views: 62,600
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Hit 100K BIS miles yesterday SNA >> ORD... 2nd...

Hit 100K BIS miles yesterday SNA >> ORD... 2nd year in a row.... all domestic trips. UDU has made this a much more palatable undertaking. I'm averaging 95% into / out of ORD.
Oct 5, 10, 1:36 pm
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I was asked to post a deposit of $1,000 this...

I was asked to post a deposit of $1,000 this summer for a free 7 night stay - said it would go for incidentals and I would get the balance back. I checked my CC activity every day and it never...
Oct 5, 10, 12:26 am
Replies: 374
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Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

You need to switch hotels in order to get two...

You need to switch hotels in order to get two credits in the same city during consecutive days. I tried the check out and check in on the same day two weeks ago and it will appear that it works (on...
Oct 4, 10, 10:01 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I'm on today's 973. When booked - the seat map...

I'm on today's 973. When booked - the seat map was the old config (row 40, safely in E+ but as indicated deep in E- if the flight swaps). My UDU cleared at about 75 hours... plucked the last seat...
Sep 29, 10, 8:40 pm
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Views: 62,600
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I should re up for 1K for the 2nd year running...

I should re up for 1K for the 2nd year running the week of 10/18.... no promos - no multipliers - all domestic coach fares
Sep 16, 10, 1:50 am
Replies: 86
Views: 7,802
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

I am a big beneficiary of UDUs... I fly 2-3 segs...

I am a big beneficiary of UDUs... I fly 2-3 segs / week.

Since UDU I have only missed the cut once (LGA to ORD in April). What UDU has caused me to do is decide to fly the 757s or larger where...
Sep 15, 10, 2:18 am
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Views: 29,457
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

This place is outstanding if you have kids - and...

This place is outstanding if you have kids - and if you don't there are areas that are kid free. Service from the front desk to the maids that greeted us by name each day was outstanding. ...
Sep 15, 10, 1:48 am
Replies: 408
Views: 53,918
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Wish I would have checked this forum a month ago

Just saw this thread (wish I monitored this forum in addition to my airlines) and called the Diamond Desk... 5 min later I was offered the promo. They would not retro - but I was able to get the...
Sep 13, 10, 3:44 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,646
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

Agree - take the 757 F over the 2 class 763. Did...

Agree - take the 757 F over the 2 class 763. Did the OGG >>> ORD red eye - the movie screens light up the whole cabin.

First row window in Y on the A319/20 is dooable and you have a cut out for a...
Jul 27, 10, 7:30 am
Replies: 162
Views: 24,024
Posted By HoosierDaddy1987

FC with miles OGG to ORD not worth it

All the other posters on this topic are spot on.

Flew FC ORD >> HNL on AA and that service was outstanding (and for 2,500 fewer miles). Lie flat seats (albeit on a slight angle). Too bad that...
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