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Yesterday, 1:03 pm
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Posted By Biggie Fries

I was just there for a one-night stay. Got a...

I was just there for a one-night stay. Got a large suite (basic room plus connecting business room [table, bar, couch etc.]). Happened once before, also on a one-night stay. Many times no...
Mar 23, 19, 4:21 am
Replies: 180
Views: 46,888
Posted By Biggie Fries

Hmm, probably too late to help but, yeah, the...

Hmm, probably too late to help but, yeah, the $250 resort credit works (has worked) fine here.
Mar 18, 19, 7:00 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 11,001
Posted By Biggie Fries

New one (at least to me)

Flying TATL non-stop from US to Europe:

Here's the message: "We’re unable to process your check in request because the customer(s) requesting have previously completed the online check-in process...
Mar 18, 19, 11:47 am
Replies: 1,753
Views: 510,469
Posted By Biggie Fries

Provided to you as a public service

i paid for baggage and pet fee on 2/12 but didnt get the airline credit. Noticed it was coded as Gift Card and called up CS, they credited me no questions asked. Also changed my airline designation...
Mar 13, 19, 8:57 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 118,344
Posted By Biggie Fries

Good point. I think we're only supposed to go up...

Good point. I think we're only supposed to go up to 20% of credit limit, so, yeah, you need a high credit limit on the card.
Mar 13, 19, 4:03 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 118,344
Posted By Biggie Fries

Now that the 3x for Plastiq on Chase Ink...

Now that the 3x for Plastiq on Chase Ink Preferred is dead, I don't think that there are any other goldmines out there. At least none that anyone is sharing with me.

Different folks value MR and...
Mar 12, 19, 4:54 am
Replies: 1,049
Views: 106,710
Posted By Biggie Fries

No. As you say, night posts before AF. ...

No. As you say, night posts before AF.

Concrete example from a few months back: Free night posted at Hyatt from old Chase Hyatt card. A couple of weeks later, AF posted to Chase account. ...
Mar 8, 19, 4:11 pm
Replies: 160
Views: 7,930
Posted By Biggie Fries

Good point. Hadn't thought about it this way. ...

Good point. Hadn't thought about it this way. Now I am thinking about it this way.
Mar 6, 19, 8:20 am
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By Biggie Fries

I think I stayed 71 nights at Hyatt ... I did get...

I think I stayed 71 nights at Hyatt ... I did get 5 nights with the card, 2 for $5,000 spend, and 2 during an Andaz bonus thingee.

There were also 2 (3?) awards stays in there. Point is that, in...
Mar 6, 19, 7:32 am
Replies: 76
Views: 5,746
Posted By Biggie Fries

Um, I think you might be talking about me. ...

Um, I think you might be talking about me.

Under the old Hyatt program, I had been scraping into Diamond on the basis of 25 annual stays ... or 23 stays and spending $20,000 on Hyatt card for two...
Mar 1, 19, 7:19 pm
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Views: 82,685
Posted By Biggie Fries

Hate to tell you, but my recollection when I got...

Hate to tell you, but my recollection when I got the $50/month x 7 months for $1,500 spend was that the first month started the day after the phone call, and lasted until the next closing date, i.e.,...
Mar 1, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 2,173
Views: 476,486
Posted By Biggie Fries

Check your benefits page

Amazingly, they are now showing up on our Benefits page ... not that we would know to look there were it not for FT etc.

But, to your specific point, the loss of the 10,000 miles on the...
Feb 22, 19, 12:36 pm
Replies: 3,029
Views: 480,115
Posted By Biggie Fries

Yeah, I feel your pain. Of course, I have...

Yeah, I feel your pain.

Of course, I have also felt the pain of dropping that card on my foot. Haven't lost any toes yet (there might be a separate thread for that), but I do now make sure that...
Feb 18, 19, 6:53 pm
Replies: 2,173
Views: 476,486
Posted By Biggie Fries

Aviator Red Card

$3-4K spend. First time in five or so years with card could not get the AF waived (two calls). :( But, did get a $100 credit after 3x $1,000 spend monthly. :)

Given that it is a 10,000 miles...
Feb 14, 19, 7:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By Biggie Fries

Interesting... what we need is a "comparison...

Interesting... what we need is a "comparison shopper" who shows up under the SLH program (and lower price!), to see if they get their promised upgrade (plus, doesn't that program give one a 3pm late...
Feb 14, 19, 7:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Biggie Fries

In OP's situation, I definitely book single...

In OP's situation, I definitely book single nights (unless this were an instance where the rate was better over several days than day-by-day, in which case I might gamble on making the whole stay).
Feb 3, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By Biggie Fries

The place certainly seems to be up and running. ...

The place certainly seems to be up and running. TripAdvisor is up to 13 reviews, all in French...
Feb 2, 19, 7:07 am
Replies: 578
Views: 928,667
Posted By Biggie Fries

The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel

The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Diamond
Continental buffet breakfast in restaurant with $4 upcharge to full buffet. Or, with the $4 upcharge (annoying, that!) I found that I...
Jan 31, 19, 7:32 pm
Replies: 168
Views: 37,352
Posted By Biggie Fries

Wow, my bad. I had not realized this. Has it...

Wow, my bad. I had not realized this. Has it always been on the resort list? Like MarkOK, I had no trouble getting late checkout there, but that was two years back.

It's a long list. I need to...
Jan 31, 19, 9:24 am
Replies: 168
Views: 37,352
Posted By Biggie Fries

Should not be a problem getting late check-out as...

Should not be a problem getting late check-out as a Globalist.
Jan 30, 19, 1:01 pm
Replies: 3,728
Views: 436,029
Posted By Biggie Fries

FWIW, I've never bit on these upgrade offers. ...

FWIW, I've never bit on these upgrade offers. The hotel's footprint is funky, and I've found that the variation within nominally equivalent rooms can be pretty large, and also what I get offered for...
Jan 30, 19, 9:44 am
Replies: 1,961
Views: 388,246
Posted By Biggie Fries

A month or so I just finished 75K miles for $5K...

A month or so I just finished 75K miles for $5K spend on Business. There were also 70K/$4k offers at that time. So you might want to wait on the Business to see if these better offers come back...
Jan 29, 19, 3:38 pm
Replies: 1,103
Views: 215,787
Posted By Biggie Fries

Happened to us the other way around: Wife...

Happened to us the other way around: Wife approved lickety-split, I was pending review forever, and then had to do a re-interview.

It's like the old Rawhide theme song: "Don't try to...
Jan 23, 19, 6:03 am
Replies: 246
Views: 25,256
Posted By Biggie Fries

It's a head-scratcher. I'm a big Hyatt fan and...

It's a head-scratcher. I'm a big Hyatt fan and normally go well out of my way to stay / book via Hyatt. I would normally write, "It's always worth it," but this SLH thing has me puzzled. So far, I...
Jan 23, 19, 5:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,444
Posted By Biggie Fries

It's a new year... just double-checking that, on...

It's a new year... just double-checking that, on a standard 48-hour window, Globalists can still cancel up to 24 hours? If yes, best to call in?
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