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Mar 6, 19, 8:36 am
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Posted By namdas

I'm curious what room level you're booking to get...

I'm curious what room level you're booking to get such a success rate ? :D

We maybe get 2 suite upgrades a year from ~10-15 different hotel stays in Asia as Platinum (based on just scraping 14k...
Feb 22, 19, 3:07 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By namdas

I'd generally vouch for a Riad if you can -...

I'd generally vouch for a Riad if you can - though we went last year with 3 kids, one just 1 yr old so opted for the Pullman.

Beautiful facilities, views of the mountain from aorund the site and...
Jan 17, 18, 9:37 am
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By namdas

I'm going to stick my neck out and say it depends...

I'm going to stick my neck out and say it depends on where you're traveling and the age of the kids.

With 3 kids all sub five years - one is a baby - we've been booking a double room as normal. If...
Jan 15, 18, 7:43 am
Replies: 584
Views: 117,200
Posted By namdas

If these are 'sale rates' i'll eat my hat. In...

If these are 'sale rates' i'll eat my hat. In Vietnam there are a few cases where the '40% off members private sale' is more expensive than the '25-30% off advance booking' rate, and one case where...
Jan 18, 17, 1:23 pm
Replies: 584
Views: 117,200
Posted By namdas

Yes, the sale ends at midnight in the hotels...

Yes, the sale ends at midnight in the hotels timezone. I got caught out by this last year, card in hand as the clock hit 6pm..
Jan 11, 17, 5:09 am
Replies: 79
Views: 39,561
Posted By namdas

I ummed and aaahed but I couldn't justify 4...

I ummed and aaahed but I couldn't justify 4 business class tickets for the family...

Good news is, this fare works in Economy too so booked 4 tickets to DPS during school holidays for 1250ish.....
Jan 5, 17, 1:09 am
Replies: 400
Views: 60,026
Posted By namdas

'Raaa raaa raa raa!' Things have already...

'Raaa raaa raa raa!'

Things have already been resolved in my favour. Appreciate Accor Plus' fast response
Jan 1, 17, 2:25 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By namdas

I stayed at both in a row last Dec, while Khao...

I stayed at both in a row last Dec, while Khao lak is a lovely location the Pullman Arcadia definitely knocks spots off it in other respects.

Might it be worth dropping an email to the Arcadia's...
Jan 24, 16, 4:48 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,565
Posted By namdas

We stayed here at the start of December, after a...

We stayed here at the start of December, after a stay at the Pullman Arcadia.

Initially it was a disappointment as the Arcadia was so good, but on balance it is still a very nice hotel.

Things...
Dec 3, 15, 6:57 am
Replies: 55
Views: 8,318
Posted By namdas

Has anyone seen this bonus stacked with the 3x...

Has anyone seen this bonus stacked with the 3x MyResorts one? I was hopeful but I just got:

02/12/2015 02/12/2015 MYREWARDSx3 0 3012
02/12/2015 02/12/2015 Points Accelerator 0 1145...
Oct 28, 15, 2:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By namdas

Spooktacular Savings

I can't make head nor tail of this email:



Click through and there is no halloween branding, just a generic 'up to' 40% off offer and a blank terms and conditions box - but it stresses deals...
Oct 17, 15, 11:58 am
Replies: 30
Views: 8,792
Posted By namdas

There is a balcony in the restaurant next to the...

There is a balcony in the restaurant next to the lounge in the Pullman, there is a false wall at the far end of the lounge that was half open when we were last there. There was a function on when we...
Oct 16, 15, 1:34 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 7,542
Posted By namdas

So having finalised our dates and with 4 hours...

So having finalised our dates and with 4 hours left of the sale according to the huge counter on the sale page, it turns out all the Asian sale rates have been pulled - it's past midnight there.
I...
Oct 15, 15, 7:25 am
Replies: 94
Views: 21,095
Posted By namdas

Thanks for the tips on Asia flights - I'm on the...

Thanks for the tips on Asia flights - I'm on the AA Linkedin exp plat challenge, so was looking for BA specifically. We can't do 90 days out so it does look like the premium from spain to KUL is the...
Oct 14, 15, 11:18 am
Replies: 94
Views: 21,095
Posted By namdas

Has anyone found a decent Asia fare to make this...

Has anyone found a decent Asia fare to make this work with? I know the 900 germany-hong kong was probably a once a year thing, but we were about to book premium economy tickets to KL for the family...
Aug 20, 15, 3:26 am
Replies: 580
Views: 107,002
Posted By namdas

ouch - got to verified by visa, hit submit then...

ouch - got to verified by visa, hit submit then was told it had repriced. spent too long faffing with routes, should have just booked something straightforwards :(
May 14, 15, 12:01 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,065
Posted By namdas

This is a puzzle for mileage accrual: 300% on...

This is a puzzle for mileage accrual: 300% on Alitalia at Etihad Guest, but two different pages on their site suggest you either can,...
May 7, 15, 4:26 am
Replies: 128
Views: 22,576
Posted By namdas

I remember for another promo people had trouble...

I remember for another promo people had trouble if their account was set to earn miles, not points. Changing it back / disabling auto conversion allowed them to register for the promo - might be...
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By namdas

No points for spend during an Into the nights stay?

Hello,

I'm a Platinum Ambassador and I recently stayed two nights using my into the nights voucher at an Intercontinental, where I paid roughly $300 US for Club access rather than just paying for...
Jan 18, 15, 1:30 am
Replies: 18
Views: 6,939
Posted By namdas

I bought tickets on their mobile app but it seems...

I bought tickets on their mobile app but it seems to have scrambled my details - every date (passport expiry and date of birth) has been set to one month earlier than it should be, while my daughter...
Replies: 565
Views: 87,469
Posted By namdas

That's great, thanks - obviously a shame it's a...

That's great, thanks - obviously a shame it's a little harder but I've had pretty easy challenges in the last two promos. Plenty of time to plan trips we can enjoy rather than mattress run this time...
Replies: 565
Views: 87,469
Posted By namdas

Mine's not too bad, two international stays may...

Mine's not too bad, two international stays may be a challenge, but I'm puzzled by this weekend one:

The relevant terms say:


Does this mean two stays of minimum two nights, one of which must...
Oct 8, 14, 3:15 am
Replies: 507
Views: 79,228
Posted By namdas

I stayed at Sheraton Saigon in a standard, not...

I stayed at Sheraton Saigon in a standard, not grand tower, club room in May and was very disappointed, having been a resident and greatly enjoyed its level 23 cocktail bar for the views over the...
Aug 29, 14, 11:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By namdas

That's much clearer, thanks. So would you still...

That's much clearer, thanks. So would you still use the Iberia PC with Amex/Hertz Sale's CDP, or just enter your FF number in the box on booking? The Iberia site seems to imply you need all of it,...
Aug 29, 14, 7:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By namdas

Cymro, could you please explain to me how you...

Cymro, could you please explain to me how you stack the discounts?

For example, I see there's a sale, TCB will give 3 or 10% but only if you pay in advance.

Iberia have a 3x avios offer on,...
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