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Sep 7, 19, 2:07 pm
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Posted By Fred 3

2 Million Miles and these are the gifts?

Just passed the 2 Million Mile threshold on Delta, and I received a nice note the next day from Delta. Told me I could choose one of the gifts. Rather Disappointed with the selection.
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Jun 30, 19, 5:31 am
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Fred 3

Thank you! Is it worth the extra 100k in points?

Thank you! Is it worth the extra 100k in points?
Jun 29, 19, 4:29 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Fred 3

Best Paris Hotel ( w/suite option)

I am taking my wife (surprise) for her 50th birthday to Paris in September. I am going to use points for a Bonvoy Hotel, and wanted to get one that a) had a decent concierge lounge and b) rooms that...
Dec 28, 18, 7:15 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,170
Posted By Fred 3

Very Nice. I should hit 2MM in the spring....

Very Nice. I should hit 2MM in the spring. Curious to find out if anything will be done. Not expecting it, but it would be a nice jesture
Dec 23, 18, 11:22 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,877
Posted By Fred 3

My statements close mid month. I hit the...

My statements close mid month. I hit the threshold in December, but after the close. Can I assume I will get the 10,000 boost, even though my statement won't come until mid january?
Dec 22, 18, 10:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Fred 3

Thanks for the suggestions. I found a MSP -- ANC...

Thanks for the suggestions. I found a MSP -- ANC flight that I can spend 12 hours in flight, fly back 1st class, get 6000+MQM, Get what I need for Diamond Status, I also will hit just enough on the...
Dec 22, 18, 7:25 am
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Fred 3

Advice for $1400 Trip

I have decided that it will be worth going for Diamond this year. I am roughly $1400 short of the $15000 Threshold for making it, I have time next week to do a trip, but would like some advice --...
Aug 9, 18, 9:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By Fred 3

I stayed there last week, and thought very highly...

I stayed there last week, and thought very highly of the place. Games brought back some memories, free drink, room decently comfortable,

Meals a little pricey, but overall, I will come back to...
Aug 5, 18, 4:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Fred 3

Agreed on the book advance, but when there is a...

Agreed on the book advance, but when there is a serious health issue (ie BIL on last legs), sometimes that cannot be avoided. I did speak with a knowledgeable Delta Representative,that basically...
Aug 5, 18, 10:33 am
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Fred 3

Thank you LBJ. I was able to find some United...

Thank you LBJ. I was able to find some United flights (albeit with a connection) for 12.5k each way. And that is for less than 7 days. Disappointing that Delta doesn't do the same thing, but there...
Aug 5, 18, 7:49 am
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Fred 3

Advance Purchase Requirement to get lower miles of FF seat?

I am hoping experts here might know this and can advise. Have a need to get from MSP-ATL later this week, and wanted to use FF miles. I have always been told that FF seats are based on availability...
Aug 2, 18, 6:30 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 4,781
Posted By Fred 3

Proper Ettiquete?

Question to the forum. Was "upgraded" to Comfort+ in the middle seat. A couple had seats on aisle and window. They proceeded to pass things back and forth on the plane quite often and talked to...
Jul 10, 18, 6:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fred 3

Ideas to get Mileage Credit and MQD for flight

I am hoping the Flyer Talk community can help. I was scheduled to take a flight JAX-MSP, a few weeks ago, but hopped on the earlier flight that connected through atlanta. I received a paper ticket...
Jun 29, 18, 9:21 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,888
Posted By Fred 3

I get the weather issues -- they happen in...

I get the weather issues -- they happen in Atlanta. My issue is when we hear, we cannot find a cleaning crew, and you wait 45 minutes for a crew to show up to clean the cabin.
Jun 15, 18, 2:24 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,976
Posted By Fred 3

Given that there probably will be a slight...

Given that there probably will be a slight thinning of the Diamond Ranks due to the Amex requirement going up from 25k to 250k, go for the Diamond this year. I have a feeling perks are going to go up...
May 23, 18, 7:14 am
Replies: 273
Views: 37,193
Posted By Fred 3

I truly hope the Marriott Insiders are reporting...

I truly hope the Marriott Insiders are reporting this issue back to their team, because I have never seen a more pathetic excuse for poor customer service. I understand when there are weather issues...
May 10, 18, 12:37 pm
Replies: 1,683
Views: 451,514
Posted By Fred 3

After Clearing Background checks: If legally...

After Clearing Background checks:

If legally allowed, a seat in the Cockpit for a flight
Private plane flight aboard a plane for you and your family ( 6-10 people)
Flight Attendant for a day...
Apr 30, 18, 10:02 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,726
Posted By Fred 3

I just think that with the new requirement on the...

I just think that with the new requirement on the Amex Card Spend there will be considerably less Diamonds next year, especially those that travel just domestically. So I would recommend going for...
Apr 16, 18, 11:44 am
Replies: 154
Views: 16,367
Posted By Fred 3

It doesn't matter if it is a Non Rev or not. I...

It doesn't matter if it is a Non Rev or not. I had a situation where i had an Aisle and the person in the middle said the exact same thing as the Non Rev did, and then she proceeded not to have to...
Mar 28, 18, 9:29 am
Replies: 0
Views: 605
Posted By Fred 3

Choice Benefit --Sky Club for Family

I am not a lawyer, but there is some tricky language that I am trying to figure out. According to the Delta Website, if you have a Executive Membership, you can bring in 2 guests or your immediate...
Feb 6, 18, 12:59 pm
Replies: 565
Views: 73,127
Posted By Fred 3

The only 2 benefits that I ever saw was a small...

The only 2 benefits that I ever saw was a small trinket ( like a charging block), and Gold Status on United. Plats got SIlver. I will say Gold was very nice, because I could get Economy + without...
Jan 30, 18, 5:03 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By Fred 3

First Class $8700 MSP-LAX. Dynamic Pricing?

Could this actually be legit or a misprint --


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$8700 for First Class....
Jan 23, 18, 8:51 am
Replies: 107
Views: 7,382
Posted By Fred 3

It is a delicate balance -- how do you make seats...

It is a delicate balance -- how do you make seats available for last minute flyers, but still satisfy those that book in advance. No one will truly be satisfied with the process. My suggestion to...
Oct 31, 17, 7:59 pm
Replies: 340
Views: 35,552
Posted By Fred 3

No more newspapers?

I was staying at a Spring hill Suites and they did not have a newspaper out. I asked where they were and they said due to everyone reading the news on smartphones that Marriott decided not to carry...
Oct 17, 17, 7:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By Fred 3

This is really good news. Fares will come down...

This is really good news. Fares will come down significantly, and more important, there will be some additional time slots. For the Early Bird ( ie Monday am, the 6 am flight gets in an hour...
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