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Mar 1, 19, 9:26 pm
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Posted By coljung

Looking for a hotel for 3 nights. I had eyed the...

Looking for a hotel for 3 nights. I had eyed the JW .. square as well as the Westin. Just realized both have lounges only for guest 18+ and im travelling with my 3yo.

What other options are there....
Mar 1, 19, 9:10 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 20,061
Posted By coljung

Was about to pick this hotel, but noticed the...

Was about to pick this hotel, but noticed the note about +18 to access the lounge.

If im travelling with my kid, what's out option for breakfast?
Feb 16, 19, 1:45 pm
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Views: 25,858
Posted By coljung

stargold which CY? I see 2 in Seoul.

stargold which CY? I see 2 in Seoul.
Jan 31, 19, 8:27 pm
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Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Im going to Asia soon, i assume I could try...

Im going to Asia soon, i assume I could try finding a cheaper meeting event in something like Bangkok?

Or do I have better luck in NA negotiating with a random hotel?
Jan 31, 19, 8:24 pm
Replies: 1,601
Views: 169,118
Posted By coljung

Actually a cat-5 shows as partial 45k because...

Actually a cat-5 shows as partial 45k because that is the money you get back if want a 'refund'. For cat-6 it is 135k.

So to do the upgrade, the agent had to basically refund the 45k and pay 135...
Jan 30, 19, 3:24 pm
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Views: 169,118
Posted By coljung

My DP. I had 2 cat-7 5n packages pre merge. ...

My DP.

I had 2 cat-7 5n packages pre merge.

Around October I called to convert them. After conversion they showed up on my account as 'Partial Package - 5 nights category, 45k points'.

I...
Jan 29, 19, 9:56 pm
Replies: 1,601
Views: 169,118
Posted By coljung

Interesting. Getting a TP to United for a 5n...

Interesting. Getting a TP to United for a 5n package would be that bad of a deal tbh.

I imagine it's like before. A matter of finding an agent able to buy the package.
Jan 29, 19, 2:51 pm
Replies: 1,601
Views: 169,118
Posted By coljung

Any idea if 5n packages are still a thing?...

Any idea if 5n packages are still a thing? Haven't heard much about people purchasing them since the merge.
Jan 29, 19, 2:50 pm
Replies: 1,601
Views: 169,118
Posted By coljung

I was able to upgrade my 5n Cat-5 into Cat-6 one...

I was able to upgrade my 5n Cat-5 into Cat-6 one back in November. It took around 5 calls until i found an agent able to do it. System allows it, but new rules post merge in theory forbid it. Reason...
Jan 21, 19, 12:45 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By coljung

2 weeks ago i booked 3 tickets BKK-USM-BKK. ...

2 weeks ago i booked 3 tickets BKK-USM-BKK.

Lots of availability for my dates, and process was smooth. Agent even sent me an email for me to verify the names prior to completing the booking....
Jan 11, 19, 11:02 am
Replies: 453
Views: 102,537
Posted By coljung

No damage to the plane. What about the poor kid ?

No damage to the plane. What about the poor kid ?
Jan 11, 19, 10:59 am
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Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Exactly this. I had an issue with some...

Exactly this.

I had an issue with some missing EQNs lat August, and no matter how many times I called Marriott. The response was always 'the property has to apply it on their own'.

Funny...
Jan 7, 19, 9:46 am
Replies: 453
Views: 102,537
Posted By coljung

We did a whole mRTW with my 23m boy. It went...

We did a whole mRTW with my 23m boy. It went great, although sleeping wasn't very comfortable for the wife, as he sleeps with her.

You have 2, and i imagine the younger one will sleep in the...
Dec 31, 18, 11:11 am
Replies: 863
Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Well at this point im counting with the hotel...

Well at this point im counting with the hotel honouring their commitment to grant me Platinum status automatically.

I called Marriott last week and was told the hotel has to fulfill their promise...
Dec 31, 18, 11:06 am
Replies: 202
Views: 28,843
Posted By coljung

Gold is more or less worthless now tbh. Not sure...

Gold is more or less worthless now tbh. Not sure about the free breakfast, but i believe you would have to be at least Platinum.
Dec 27, 18, 3:03 pm
Replies: 863
Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Hmmmm, maybe it is then Marriott's system...

Hmmmm, maybe it is then Marriott's system assigning those missing nights before year's end.
Dec 27, 18, 1:09 pm
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Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Yes, I'll be 5 away from 50, and mainly because...

Yes, I'll be 5 away from 50, and mainly because of the outcome of the case I didn't complete the missing ones. Without those 10 i was at 35, so I wouldn't not have added those 15 nights organically...
Dec 27, 18, 11:18 am
Replies: 202
Views: 28,843
Posted By coljung

New Marriott points award chart dates

I can't find this information anywhere.

I know the new points award chart is being implemented in 2019. But does it start as of next week, or was it moved to March ?

I have a few stays for a...
Dec 27, 18, 11:14 am
Replies: 863
Views: 89,569
Posted By coljung

Oh yeah... I booked 2 meeting events, just...

Oh yeah...

I booked 2 meeting events, just before Aug 18th.

First 10 EQNs posted before, but the other 10 never posted.

I spent what must have been hours on the phone with Marriot over the...
Dec 27, 18, 11:05 am
Replies: 81
Views: 20,061
Posted By coljung

Yes, it is only for main member + 1. Earlier...

Yes, it is only for main member + 1.

Earlier this year, when it was a Gold benefit, me and my wife both had the status, so we booked the 2 rooms separately, and got the lounge access for 4 guests....
Dec 23, 18, 4:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By coljung

Any thoughts about the Vana Belle in Koh Samui? ...

Any thoughts about the Vana Belle in Koh Samui?

I recently found out that i could use Etihad miles to fly Bangkok-UMS, and that would make it a lot cheaper to get there. Having said this, choices...
Dec 23, 18, 4:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By coljung

Yep, reason why i wrote that I would have to go...

Yep, reason why i wrote that I would have to go through SGN ( Ho Chi Minh ) and pat for the visa, unless i take a direct flight, which is more expensive and doesnt fly everyday.
Dec 19, 18, 3:23 pm
Replies: 222
Views: 60,358
Posted By coljung

Of course, its just from experience sometimes its...

Of course, its just from experience sometimes its not easy to leave those hotels. Plus our stay will be the last leg of a 4 week trip, and we want to mainly relax. Going out is not a problem as long...
Dec 19, 18, 2:26 pm
Replies: 222
Views: 60,358
Posted By coljung

I meant at the hotel mainly, but if there are...

I meant at the hotel mainly, but if there are restaurants close by, we wouldnt mind going out. Breakfast is a huge +
Dec 19, 18, 1:24 pm
Replies: 222
Views: 60,358
Posted By coljung

How much can one expect to spend in food during a...

How much can one expect to spend in food during a 4 day stay ?

I'm looking for a hotel in K Samui, and most of the comments on this page make it sound amazing.

I'm planning on going the last...
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