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Yesterday, 3:32 pm
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Posted By Nazdoom

I have a three week trip In April I'm cancelling....

I have a three week trip In April I'm cancelling. Was supposed to be hopping between Taipei, Seoul, Bangkok, and Tokyo. Taiwan has imposed a quarantine on everyone coming from Korea, Japan and...
Jan 10, 20, 2:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By Nazdoom

I had a similar experience but at the BW Plus...

I had a similar experience but at the BW Plus Kowloon as a BW Diamond. Went to bed at 2am and found a bed bug under the blanket, brought it down to front desk, and changed rooms (wasn't ready to...
Jan 3, 20, 9:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Nazdoom

When I stayed at the Marriott Bloor two years ago...

When I stayed at the Marriott Bloor two years ago it was small, falling apart, and it was what you'd expect from an older Four Points. If they can pull off a reno and rebrand to a decent W, I'd be...
Jan 2, 20, 6:33 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 7,220
Posted By Nazdoom

As a Canadian, this part of the article really...

As a Canadian, this part of the article really exemplifies my perception of Americans and frivolous lawsuits:

"Gonzales’ suit seeks $300,000 for embarrassment, frustration, humiliation and...
Dec 31, 19, 1:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,879
Posted By Nazdoom

To answer your question OP, the cost of an...

To answer your question OP, the cost of an additional lounge attendant in North America is often much greater than the cost-savings on costs resulting from unauthorized people consuming the typically...
Nov 26, 19, 10:50 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,036
Posted By Nazdoom

I like the cards and the occasional gift --...

I like the cards and the occasional gift -- usually chocolates or fruit -- and it's definitely an indicator of a better-run property. Similarly, but more importantly, the best properties are those...
Oct 28, 19, 8:26 am
Replies: 336
Views: 58,202
Posted By Nazdoom

For those interested, passing along Lurker's...

For those interested, passing along Lurker's update after they reviewed the email I quoted above:

"Thank you for your patience while we are looking into this issue with the appropriate team.
...
Oct 17, 19, 6:50 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 58,202
Posted By Nazdoom

I've forwarded the email I quoted to Bonvoy...

I've forwarded the email I quoted to Bonvoy Lurker.

While 1 EQN has no significant practical impact to me as someone who requalified for Titanium by May, I bring it up because it gives the...
Oct 16, 19, 4:02 pm
Replies: 336
Views: 58,202
Posted By Nazdoom

I received an email from Marriott in 2018 that...

I received an email from Marriott in 2018 that said:

"A BIRTHDAY SURPRISE AWAITS.
Let's celebrate you, NAME. Add your birthday to your member profile and you'll get a special gift each year."
...
Oct 14, 19, 10:52 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,943
Posted By Nazdoom

In my experience, most of the Courtyards in Asia...

In my experience, most of the Courtyards in Asia changed their plat welcome gift policies during the August 2018 merger to make them more consistent (IMO, to save money). The ones I've visited since...
Sep 26, 19, 6:51 am
Replies: 231
Views: 53,416
Posted By Nazdoom

[QUOTE=eiffel21;31560378]Nazdoom Thanks much for...

[QUOTE=eiffel21;31560378]Nazdoom Thanks much for the info and suggestions on the Douglas and the Parq. Their rate is within our budget, and I just thought that downtown is where we should stay. We...
Sep 24, 19, 10:05 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,085
Posted By Nazdoom

They typically upgrade Titaniums to suites (they...

They typically upgrade Titaniums to suites (they are closer to junior suites), offer breakfast in restaurant as welcome gift choice, and have an OK lounge including all-day vietnamese iced coffee....
Sep 24, 19, 6:26 am
Replies: 231
Views: 53,416
Posted By Nazdoom

Marriott Pinnacle standard rooms are tiny and...

Marriott Pinnacle standard rooms are tiny and they only have a couple suites. I stayed there for New Years Eve a few years back, at the equivalent of Titanium, and didn't get any upgrade. The room...
Sep 24, 19, 6:16 am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Nazdoom

Back in April I checked into a hotel in Mainland...

Back in April I checked into a hotel in Mainland China as a Platinum but left as Titanium -- my account reflected the change when another stay posted on night 2 of a 4 night stay. I was chatting the...
Sep 1, 19, 11:36 am
Replies: 41
Views: 14,409
Posted By Nazdoom

As common in Seoul, hotel suites sell out on...

As common in Seoul, hotel suites sell out on weekends quite often. If you ask nicely and indicate willingness to move rooms if the suite isn't available for all 7 nights, you should get lucky.
Forum: China
Jul 24, 19, 4:42 am
Replies: 2,030
Views: 379,658
Posted By Nazdoom

It's a significantly lower fee on your Canadian...

It's a significantly lower fee on your Canadian passport.
Jul 3, 19, 7:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 6,982
Posted By Nazdoom

I usually store my keycard in my phone case...

I usually store my keycard in my phone case (there's a small flap in the cover that can fit 1-2 cards) since taking a keycard out of my wallet can get annoying when you're running around the hotel...
Jun 14, 19, 4:11 am
Replies: 58
Views: 4,871
Posted By Nazdoom

During YVR-LAX-ICN a couple years ago (AC to OZ),...

During YVR-LAX-ICN a couple years ago (AC to OZ), YVR priority checkin was unable to check my bag through LAX for my connecting flight (same PNR and ticket) because the arrival came in around 11am...
Jun 12, 19, 8:47 pm
Replies: 153
Views: 19,356
Posted By Nazdoom

OP, for reference, I recently went through the...

OP, for reference, I recently went through the exercise with AC pursuing recourse for a tariff violation through the CTA. There are 3 levels, with increasing effort and formality: facilitation,...
Jun 7, 19, 2:14 pm
Replies: 404
Views: 59,369
Posted By Nazdoom

If you have a mobile key, the previous occupant's...

If you have a mobile key, the previous occupant's key no longer works and housekeeping has turned over the room.

The property is very unlikely to downgrade you at that point because you had...
Jun 6, 19, 8:49 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By Nazdoom

Concerns here are overblown. FAA is merely...

Concerns here are overblown. FAA is merely mandating certain changes Boeing has asked carriers to do since 2017 (it was legally optional until FAA mandated it). In the details, the mandate allows...
Jun 6, 19, 7:58 pm
Replies: 231
Views: 53,416
Posted By Nazdoom

You get access JW's lounge.

You get access JW's lounge.
Jun 6, 19, 7:45 pm
Replies: 404
Views: 59,369
Posted By Nazdoom

No, no guarantee you will get the complimentary...

No, no guarantee you will get the complimentary upgrade even if it appears in app. It is tentative until the keys are in your hand (or mobile key is ready). What shows in app is just (sometimes) a...
Jun 6, 19, 1:12 pm
Replies: 404
Views: 59,369
Posted By Nazdoom

In China, everybody has Platinum status....

In China, everybody has Platinum status. Everybody. There are too many shortcuts to obtain it. During 4 different JWs/Renaissances in Mainland China told me they average >25% of guests with Platinum...
Forum: China
Jun 5, 19, 7:39 pm
Replies: 326
Views: 37,195
Posted By Nazdoom

Last month while in Beijing and Guangdong I used...

Last month while in Beijing and Guangdong I used my friend's N subscription. It kept disconnecting every few hours or slowing to a halt, and would refuse to reconnect when I tried to change server....
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