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Dec 7, 15, 1:04 am
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Posted By tripaddict

I'll be shedding the bike box and mailing a small...

I'll be shedding the bike box and mailing a small bag to my tour destination at some point, so cycling 20 min to Luz would be an option. :) Also this will be an independent tour so I can start...
Dec 6, 15, 8:37 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

The new hold gives me a 2.5 hour layover (mostly...

The new hold gives me a 2.5 hour layover (mostly in the Concord room) and leg 2 will be LHR to BIO, so no need to transfer to LGW.

TLS was on my radar, but that entails a much longer layover in...
Dec 6, 15, 2:39 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

Just found that I can fly from LHR into Bilbao,...

Just found that I can fly from LHR into Bilbao, Spain on BA without breaking the award flight. Problem solved. Thanks all.
Dec 6, 15, 1:53 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

I wish there were BA flight options. The...

I wish there were BA flight options.

The destination is St-Jean-de-Luz to cycle across the Pyrenees from Atlantic to Mediterranean.

BA flies LHR to Biarritz, but not on the day I'd arrive LHR...
Dec 6, 15, 1:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

Let's say I had to wait 45 min to receive luggage...

Let's say I had to wait 45 min to receive luggage at CDG. Then would 1:15 be too tight to get through the EasyJet checkin, security, boarding for a domestic flight (checking in a bike)? Of course...
Dec 6, 15, 1:12 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

LHR layover would be 1:50. The luggage would be...

LHR layover would be 1:50. The luggage would be tagged priority so I'm not as concerned about this leg of the journey.

The bike would be considered a large sports item by EasyJet standards.
Dec 6, 15, 12:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,211
Posted By tripaddict

Is this too tight? US-LHR-CDG in BA F then EasyJet, with a bike

In June I'm planning to fly from the US to LHR (in F) to CDG (in C) with a boxed bicycle. Once in CDG I'm looking at taking an EasyJet flight to another destination within France (still with the...
Sep 14, 13, 2:48 pm
Replies: 181
Views: 37,571
Posted By tripaddict

Park Hyatt vs Grand Hyatt Istanbul Heading...

Park Hyatt vs Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Heading to Istanbul with my wife at the end of October and I have 4 nights booked at the PH Istanbul. I booked PH because I've really enjoyed checking out other...
Sep 13, 13, 5:17 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 21,895
Posted By tripaddict

Looks like I can get the Driskill for 18k Hyatt...

Looks like I can get the Driskill for 18k Hyatt pts per night or the W Austin for 12k SPG pts per night for NYE. I have a similar number of points in each program, both below 100k these days..

I...
Oct 29, 12, 11:21 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,479
Posted By tripaddict

If you expect to book a room in Europe, I...

If you expect to book a room in Europe, I recommend the Hyatt card. You'll get two nights at any Hyatt and some of the most expensive Hyatt properties (Park Hyatt Vendome in Paris) are in Europe. ...
Oct 5, 11, 11:10 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,947
Posted By tripaddict

+1 These were the first two properties that...

+1

These were the first two properties that came to mind. We make it a point to go to the Nines just to enjoy the lounge which has a warm feel and creative bites of food throughout the day, not...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 14, 11, 9:38 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By tripaddict

Wow, so we travel a bit around the world for work...

Wow, so we travel a bit around the world for work sometimes, and my employer allows us to extend our stay using vacation days. Should I write a book about how to get hired at my firm?
Sep 12, 11, 6:03 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 26,824
Posted By tripaddict

Someone walked in to my room at a Westin in the...

Someone walked in to my room at a Westin in the LA area while I was working. I asked that management change me to another room and they gave me 5k points.
Forum: MilesBuzz
Sep 8, 11, 12:18 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 26,073
Posted By tripaddict

*Best perceived value* 100k each for F on BA...

*Best perceived value*

100k each for F on BA (before fuel surcharges were imposed) from CDG->LHR->CPT, then MRU->LHR->CDG using AA miles.

We found the rate of 50k miles for one way in F from...
Aug 22, 11, 12:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By tripaddict

2011 Total of 56 SPG nights so far: 46%...

2011

Total of 56 SPG nights so far:

46% Sheraton
27% Luxury Collection (mostly award nights)
14% Four Points
9% W
4% Westin
Aug 9, 11, 5:44 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,803
Posted By tripaddict

Was your points balance reflective of your...

Was your points balance reflective of your account prior to re-qualifying?
Aug 9, 11, 3:01 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,030
Posted By tripaddict

The FFN work the same as booking a room on...

The FFN work the same as booking a room on points. Westin Verasa Napa is a particularly tricky property to book on points, but when you do get in, you'll probably get upgraded to a very nice suite...
Aug 8, 11, 5:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,030
Posted By tripaddict

You picked the toughest property ever to redeem...

You picked the toughest property ever to redeem awards.

Westin Verasa has only a small number of traditional rooms and after asking to book the first Friday + Saturday night available using the...
Jul 18, 11, 6:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By tripaddict

Which SPG properties offer kitchens?

My wife and I love to travel, but we also love to cook. More than anything, we don't like eating at [paying for] SPG resort restaurants when we travel. What are some nice SPG properties with...
Jun 3, 11, 12:35 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,592
Posted By tripaddict

+1, perhaps upon request

+1, perhaps upon request
Apr 14, 11, 5:27 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 12,249
Posted By tripaddict

Great idea - found the link on gov't sponsored...

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Apr 14, 11, 4:58 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 12,249
Posted By tripaddict

I have two or three cards that could be...

I have two or three cards that could be considered long-term keepers to establish longevity - that's a no-brainer.

In the meantime, I am trying out offers with different banks and using the heck...
Apr 14, 11, 1:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 12,249
Posted By tripaddict

Good to know, thanks!

Good to know, thanks!
Apr 14, 11, 11:12 am
Replies: 49
Views: 12,249
Posted By tripaddict

How long to hold new cc before canceling?

What a great year, I have racked up tons of miles and signed up for a bundle of new CCs. Now I want to keep some good cards and offload a bunch of others.

How long should I wait to cancel cards...
Apr 13, 11, 4:56 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 8,308
Posted By tripaddict

Oops, guess New Orleans and Cabo won't work in...

Oops, guess New Orleans and Cabo won't work in that case.
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