Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: iahphx
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.53 seconds.
Feb 14, 19, 7:32 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,244
Posted By iahphx

Well, they don't exist anymore. It was certainly...

Well, they don't exist anymore. It was certainly a different era, though. There are many smart low fare airlines that don't think the model will work so they don't try. I'd personally equate this...
Feb 14, 19, 7:01 pm
Replies: 3,161
Views: 544,236
Posted By iahphx

Thanks for the opinions, guys. I had my wife...

Thanks for the opinions, guys. I had my wife read the recent FrequentMiler comparison between the two properties and -- coupled with our own walk-through the Andaz a couple of months ago when we...
Feb 14, 19, 1:44 pm
Replies: 383
Views: 80,726
Posted By iahphx

I'm at the PHL lounge now, 2:30 pm on a Thursday....

I'm at the PHL lounge now, 2:30 pm on a Thursday. It's already ridiculously overcrowded. I'm sitting on a stackable chair they set up in front of the magazine rack (I guess nobody reads magazines and...
Feb 13, 19, 8:30 pm
Replies: 3,161
Views: 544,236
Posted By iahphx

I'm not a huge fan of award stays at...

I'm not a huge fan of award stays at ultra-expensive resorts with no perks. As a mere "Explorist," I thought I could get some lounge access and breakfast by redeeming one of my four annual Lounge...
Replies: 163
Views: 26,433
Posted By iahphx

Very strong management team at the hotel. Let...

Very strong management team at the hotel. Let them know you're thinking of coming, and see what they'll do for you. The Presidential Suites (there are more than a dozen of them) are quite nice, and...
Forum: Argentina
Feb 12, 19, 5:47 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By iahphx

It's all relative. Argentina petrol prices are...

It's all relative. Argentina petrol prices are almost 2x those of the USA. But Europe is usually 3x!
Feb 12, 19, 5:40 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,244
Posted By iahphx

I'm sorry, but giving Norwegian $2700 to fly two...

I'm sorry, but giving Norwegian $2700 to fly two people across the Pond isn't a "savings" in any language I know. Good luck.



I've only been surprised by one airline bankruptcy in my entire...
Feb 12, 19, 9:26 am
Replies: 73
Views: 4,244
Posted By iahphx

It's impossible to know for sure, but I think...

It's impossible to know for sure, but I think your odds are good. I'd be more worried about AFTER summer.

I just hope you paid little for your flights. I have family members (who didn't consult...
Feb 10, 19, 8:29 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,244
Posted By iahphx

There has never been a successful low cost...

There has never been a successful low cost airline flying across the Atlantic. Which isn't to say it's impossible, but it's very hard. There's a reason why all the major airlines fight for the...
Feb 10, 19, 8:23 pm
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

My wife and I took the water elevator and...

My wife and I took the water elevator and declared it a "once in a lifetime" experience. Because we couldn't imagine why we'd want to do it again. Nobody else has ever built one, so we may not be in...
Feb 8, 19, 10:47 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,244
Posted By iahphx

Many of us who know about the airline business...

Many of us who know about the airline business (and not just the airline frequent flyer game) have been saying for two years now in this forum that Norwegian would ultimately fail. And that's simply...
Feb 3, 19, 8:07 am
Replies: 562
Views: 99,013
Posted By iahphx

Given the problems that some have had, I was...

Given the problems that some have had, I was happy that my $250 resort credit posted within 2 days of my check-out at the W-A Grand Wailea. At the same time, I also received my $70 AMEX Offer credit...
Feb 2, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

We were able to use the $15 credits for brunch,...

We were able to use the $15 credits for brunch, so this may be a YMMV situation -- probably based on the newness of this latest breakfast rule. It doesn't really make sense for them to prohibit you...
Jan 31, 19, 12:44 am
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

Parking is now $35 per night and the resort fee...

Parking is now $35 per night and the resort fee is $40 (fortunately, you do not have to pay the resort fee, which basically includes nothing, if you are on an award stay). The parking is valet only,...
Jan 25, 19, 7:59 pm
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

Upgrades are inconsistent -- gold/diamond...

Upgrades are inconsistent -- gold/diamond breakfast benefit IS consistent for everyone who checks in at the same time. The "problem" is that this "consistent" benefit changes all the time, like...
Jan 23, 19, 8:13 am
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

I have one, but flyertalk says the file is too...

I have one, but flyertalk says the file is too big to attach. All breakfasts include juice and coffee, and range from $20 for the acai bowl to $30 for an omelette. Loco moco at $29 is as "wild" as...
Forum: Hawaii
Jan 22, 19, 10:51 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,268
Posted By iahphx

BTW, if you're staying in Waimea or Kihei, you...

BTW, if you're staying in Waimea or Kihei, you might not want to rent a car for all your time on Maui. In addition to the expensive car rental rates, you often have to pay usurious parking fees --...
Forum: Hawaii
Jan 22, 19, 10:48 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,268
Posted By iahphx

car rentals

It may not help everyone, but I found a couple ways to reduce the often-outrageous cost of car rentals on Maui. One huge problem is the tax. Using an AAA code, I actually found a weekly car rental at...
Jan 22, 19, 9:50 pm
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

Well, I'm "asking" for the free buffet (many...

Well, I'm "asking" for the free buffet (many other Hilton hotels include it), but I don't think I'll receive it from these guys. :)

But, yes, this is wrong. If there's supposed to be a specified...
Jan 22, 19, 12:41 pm
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

According to the Hilton website, this is what...

According to the Hilton website, this is what Golds and Diamonds are supposed to receive:

"When selected as a MyWay Benefit by a Gold or Diamond Member, daily complimentary continental breakfast...
Jan 22, 19, 9:20 am
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

Here's the Honors "fact sheet" they sent me. ...

Here's the Honors "fact sheet" they sent me.

HH Benefit Info HHonors Tier In-Hotel Benefits

Blue  Two bottles of water per stay  Use digital check-in  10 points per dollars spent  Use of...
Jan 22, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 670
Views: 499,650
Posted By iahphx

This is all really stupid. I contacted the hotel...

This is all really stupid. I contacted the hotel a week or two ago and was also told the credit was only good in the grand dining room. So I guess no room service anymore? What does breakfast cost in...
Jan 17, 19, 6:58 am
Replies: 562
Views: 99,013
Posted By iahphx

Thanks. I'd rather not be the guinea pig on...

Thanks. I'd rather not be the guinea pig on this. :)
Jan 13, 19, 10:52 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,624
Posted By iahphx

Well, the reality on the mainland is that ultra...

Well, the reality on the mainland is that ultra short haul flights are dumb for most folks. It is unimaginable to me that I'd buy a ticket for a sub-200 mile flight if I had ANY land option...
Jan 13, 19, 10:44 am
Replies: 562
Views: 99,013
Posted By iahphx

Yes, logic tells me that I would get both the...

Yes, logic tells me that I would get both the Aspire credit and the AMEX Offer credit. Has anyone tried this yet?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump