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Feb 23, 14, 12:48 pm
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Posted By aku

Several good points. The non-UK posts and...

Several good points. The non-UK posts and opinions have continued since this observation.

"I didn't expect anyone to read it." Weak. The guest certainly shouldn't assume NOBODY would read the...
Feb 18, 14, 7:00 pm
Replies: 888
Views: 113,197
Posted By aku

Got my own answer.

Looks like a glitch in the Missing Request page: If you select "Yes, I have a paper copy", then "Attach a scanned copy", it asks for the name of the scanned file, but doesn't allow you to "Submit". ...
Feb 18, 14, 6:36 pm
Replies: 888
Views: 113,197
Posted By aku

Am I missing something obvious?

I had my first Marriott stay in years earlier this month; still had my card and provided it at check-in. Surprise--I didn't get credit for the stay. No problem: I have a printout of the folio and...
Feb 8, 14, 9:35 pm
Replies: 1,139
Views: 166,465
Posted By aku

Cool. Wish it had come up a week earlier, in...

Cool. Wish it had come up a week earlier, in time for my latest Marriott stay, but the registration was smooth. I've never tried to qualify for Marriott status because the requirements are just too...
Replies: 64
Views: 4,276
Posted By aku

OP here. I started this thread to determine if...

OP here. I started this thread to determine if there was overwhelming support for my position, in which case I would pursue this matter vigorously.

My conclusions:


I could have easily...
Jan 13, 14, 6:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By aku

That sounds good--except that it means I would...

That sounds good--except that it means I would need to (1) complete my Diamond Challenge and (2) make all of my reservations for the year by the end of next month. I guess I can be happy with...
Jan 13, 14, 5:46 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By aku

Thanks for the clarification, Drew! I registered...

Thanks for the clarification, Drew! I registered for the Diamond trial a couple of days ago, and my account now shows four Diamond Suite Upgrades, but they have an expiration date of 2/28/2014--next...
Replies: 64
Views: 4,276
Posted By aku

Thanks to everyone for your comments. The...

Thanks to everyone for your comments. The general consensus seems to be that I should have gotten a confirmation of the total cost in writing. Since I didn't, the agreement was subject to different...
Replies: 64
Views: 4,276
Posted By aku

Arrow Disagreement with IC London Park Lane - appreciate your thoughts

Fellow FTers,

My +1 and I recently spent a short vacation in London and stayed at the IC Park Lane. Everything went very well until I checked out. Here's the story - sorry for the length - and I...
Jan 10, 14, 1:09 pm
Replies: 364
Views: 45,483
Posted By aku

Terrific rate - but....

I just found this on a property I'm looking at in two weeks: Base room went from $299 to $239 (vs. $269 for AAA), and the nicer room I wanted went from $349 to also $239 (vs. $319 for AAA), more than...
Jan 10, 14, 10:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By aku

Thanks for the feeback! I'm in the same...

Thanks for the feeback! I'm in the same situation as heta: looking to do a Diamond challenge and use a DSU (hence the C&P rather than straight points). With Madeleine upgrade a non-starter, I'm...
Jan 9, 14, 4:25 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 57,297
Posted By aku

Diamond suite upgrade experiences?

Has anyone used a DSU at 48 Lex? If so, what room did you end up getting?
Jan 9, 14, 2:37 am
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Views: 401,694
Posted By aku

Thanks. By "meet the normal requirements", I...

Thanks. By "meet the normal requirements", I meant 25 stays or 50 nights by the end of this year, which is also what I think you mean by "requalifying."
Jan 9, 14, 2:32 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By aku

Post-Devaluation: Which property in Paris?

I've read the reviews of Hyatt properties in Paris, and the general feeling I get is that the PHV is the only one people consistently like. The Hyatt Madeleine and Hotel du Louvre have some nice...
Jan 9, 14, 12:38 am
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Views: 401,694
Posted By aku

I think I've got it....

Getting back into the game.... I've read the Wiki but only the last 60-80 posts, so may have missed someone sending this same scenario out.

I'm planning to spend five nights in Paris in...
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Views: 186,661
Posted By aku

Thanks for the link, markcwj. I can see that the...

Thanks for the link, markcwj. I can see that the info in Bart's column has a lot in common with my earlier post. I think this thread is a good place to accumulate these data points.
Replies: 585
Views: 186,661
Posted By aku

Verification and Traceability

Many, many thanks to the FTers who have posted both the codes found and recent results! You are all a boon to the IHG FT community!

I know it's a lot to ask, but it would be GREAT to have a list...
Jan 6, 14, 11:57 pm
Replies: 350
Views: 65,965
Posted By aku

Just found Expert Mode again!

Sometime last year, my searches stopped showing the inventory of all the fare classes. I figured that .bomb had just removed another feature. Today I learned that what they did was disable Expert...
Jan 6, 14, 10:43 pm
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Views: 61,543
Posted By aku

Thanks for the links - I was having trouble doing...

Thanks for the links - I was having trouble doing a search for "1K"....
Jan 6, 14, 9:39 pm
Replies: 493
Views: 61,543
Posted By aku

Remind me again why I want to be 1K?

Throwing this out to my FT friends. I've been 1K for about a decade now. My business travel ended years ago, and my "natural" personal travel is 65-70K BIS/year, at a cost of about $6-7k. For a...
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Views: 187,810
Posted By aku

A little less this time, but easier

Big Win 2013 is for 98K points: 16 nights, 4 brands, 3 Saturdays, etc.

Big Win 2014 is smaller but easier:

* 9 nights - 10,000
* 4 brands - 12,800
* 1 Breakfast rate - 2,000
* 2 Saturdays -...
Jun 20, 13, 8:27 am
Replies: 4,108
Views: 494,772
Posted By aku

PQD for Premier Accelerator

Like many here, I'm keenly interested in seeing what happens with purchases for Premier Accelerator. My 2cpm: UACO offers Premier Accelerator in order to generate revenue, so it would be...
Mar 2, 13, 2:36 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 8,305
Posted By aku

I've been flying to Nashville for a couple of...

I've been flying to Nashville for a couple of years now, and the level of service has been declining - which is surprising, since that city is not only large but getting increasing attention. The...
Feb 4, 13, 5:24 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,808
Posted By aku

Just went through the thread referenced, very...

Just went through the thread referenced, very good info. (ORD1Kguy, I think it answers your questions as well.)

Thanks for all the other quick responses, too. For a couple traveling, buying a...
Feb 4, 13, 1:16 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,808
Posted By aku

Empty middle seat - what's it worth to you?

Various threads have discussed the probability and value of having an empty middle seat next to you when flying in Economy. Of course, you can guarantee that the seat next to you will be empty by...
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