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Yesterday, 9:26 pm
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Posted By SLCEO

Stayed here this summer and really liked it. ...

Stayed here this summer and really liked it. Have stayed multiple places in Stockholm, this was first time on Kungsholmen. It's a residential neighborhood, but close to everything. About a half...
Oct 10, 19, 7:13 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 26,242
Posted By SLCEO

Sorry--what I meant was, if you book using...

Sorry--what I meant was, if you book using Vacations by Marriott, you still earn MQMs on Delta. But you also earn BV points (6x) on the package, including flight (using BV card). I am thinking rather...
Oct 8, 19, 12:51 am
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Views: 26,242
Posted By SLCEO

That's kind of where I am coming down. When I...

That's kind of where I am coming down. When I was DM, I got exactly...zero upgrades! But this past year as PM, I have had a pretty good ratio (65%+). I think what it comes down to is...are you...
Oct 8, 19, 12:37 am
Replies: 157
Views: 26,242
Posted By SLCEO

Consolidated: Should I try to get the MQM for the next medallion level?

OK..just under three months to go in the year. I have well over the MQM needed for DM. Current PM, 1MM. Was DM two years ago and recently used my GUCs on an international trip (which my wife...
Aug 13, 19, 8:35 pm
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Views: 58,321
Posted By SLCEO

SLC-LHR year round!!!!!!!

SLC-LHR year round!!!!!!!
Aug 13, 19, 8:26 pm
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Views: 11,292
Posted By SLCEO

Last year as DM...no joke...upgrade...

Last year as DM...no joke...upgrade percentage...zero. This year as PM, about 50%. TBH domestically, I do not discern the difference between C+ and F (as long as I have an aisle)...and I have gotten...
Jul 17, 19, 3:07 pm
Replies: 3,763
Views: 541,607
Posted By SLCEO

OK, this has been first batch of GUCs. After...

OK, this has been first batch of GUCs. After trying them right after I got them on a fare bought thru Delta Vacations and being told they don't work on exception fares, I was a little bummed. Then...
Jul 17, 19, 2:46 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By SLCEO

If the SLC-AMS leg is the one leaving at 2pm...it...

If the SLC-AMS leg is the one leaving at 2pm...it is a rugged flight. I say that because you are not tired enough to fall asleep until final couple of hours of the flight. You then land in AMS just...
Oct 22, 17, 8:06 pm
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Views: 112,285
Posted By SLCEO

So just today, I flew ARN-AMS on KLM with 1:35 to...

So just today, I flew ARN-AMS on KLM with 1:35 to make my Delta connection to the States. First time at AMS airport...stunned at how massive it was. I made my flight with no problem, but it was a...
Sep 26, 17, 3:00 pm
Replies: 2,070
Views: 225,878
Posted By SLCEO

This is an interesting move for sure....but every...

This is an interesting move for sure....but every customer matters, high margin or low margin (unless planes go out 100% full every time). The low margin customer could even be the difference in a...
Sep 26, 17, 1:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

This is what is new--right across the top of each...

This is what is new--right across the top of each segment it says, "Not Complimentary Upgrade Eligible" instead of "Manage Upgrade Preferences" It also shows me booked as Main Cabin (X) or Main...
Sep 26, 17, 12:16 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

I have spoken with cust service, diamond desk,...

I have spoken with cust service, diamond desk, etc. They all say, "sorry...no upgrade for you on this fare". I have to think this is a new (or at least newly enforced) policy.

Given the Amex...
Sep 26, 17, 11:53 am
Replies: 2,070
Views: 225,878
Posted By SLCEO

OK...so I have been questioning my loyalty to...

OK...so I have been questioning my loyalty to Delta on another thread given they will not give C+ on bulk fares. This was a perk I really liked.

Currently have the Reserve Card (so does the...
Sep 26, 17, 11:05 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

I should have said "I will not go out of my way...

I should have said "I will not go out of my way to pursue status".

Most of my travel is leisure. I started the year just short of Platinum. Rather than try to do a quick hop, I decided to roll...
Sep 25, 17, 1:20 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

Wow--no MQMs? Delta website has the "best...

Wow--no MQMs?

Delta website has the "best fare guarantee"...but then you go on several travel sites and find cheaper fares (incl deltavacations) when packaged with hotel. That "best fare...
Sep 25, 17, 12:34 pm
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Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

European destination, final leg serviced by AF...

European destination, final leg serviced by AF out bound/KLM coming back. But Delta ticketed and Delta metal transatlantic.
Sep 25, 17, 12:10 pm
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Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

I get that...but Delta derived a benefit (filling...

I get that...but Delta derived a benefit (filling seats) by listing on expedia to begin with. Otherwise, they wouldn't have sold the tickets.

The Medallion Benefits page states:

Unlimited...
Sep 25, 17, 11:49 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,799
Posted By SLCEO

Bulk Fares & Perks (or lack thereof...)

So I booked an international vacation package on Expedia. Had my choice of several airlines with cheaper fares, but stuck with Delta. This trip should take me to Diamond from Platinum.

When I...
Sep 25, 17, 9:51 am
Replies: 2,582
Views: 603,822
Posted By SLCEO

No C+ on Expedia ticket?

I bought a package on expedia for an international flight....now being told I cannot upgrade to C+...either online or on the phone

I am Platinum, so normally I have no problem upgrading the seats....
May 15, 17, 2:40 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 19,330
Posted By SLCEO

To close the loop--Delta reimbursed me for my...

To close the loop--Delta reimbursed me for my expense buying other tickets and threw in some bonus miles. I feel the matter is closed.
May 10, 17, 9:00 am
Replies: 166
Views: 19,330
Posted By SLCEO

So approximately 24 hours after posting this, I...

So approximately 24 hours after posting this, I received an email from Delta responding to my initial contact--assuring me all would be taken care of. Will revert back once that is done.
May 8, 17, 12:18 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 19,330
Posted By SLCEO

Also posted this in the 2017 compensation...

Also posted this in the 2017 compensation thread...then found this thread...and now I am even more angry learning Delta has handed out $200 vouchers like candy! I am GM, should comfortably be PM...
May 8, 17, 10:23 am
Replies: 270
Views: 61,035
Posted By SLCEO

4/5/17 SLC-LAX, LAX-SYD and return. Family of...

4/5/17 SLC-LAX, LAX-SYD and return. Family of four, 3 tix on miles, one on cash.
Departure date was April 5 (the day with all the chaos). First leg scheduled to leave at 8:39pm, 50 minute...
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