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Mar 11, 19, 10:23 am
Replies: 51
Views: 13,051
Posted By dmunz

I wonder if adding the Beaver Creek Lodge to the...

I wonder if adding the Beaver Creek Lodge to the Marriott portfolio will put pressure on the Ritz. We go to BC every year and I've always been tempted by the RC but I would rather stay over in the...
Jan 27, 19, 2:47 pm
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Views: 359,583
Posted By dmunz

I reached the million mile mark somewhere between...

I reached the million mile mark somewhere between Iceland and Greenland Saturday morning on 879. The purser stopped by before departure and said something like "million miles this trip, sounds like...
Jan 9, 19, 8:05 am
Replies: 1,155
Views: 291,921
Posted By dmunz

Anyone know if they are still offering the unpublished stuff?

For example, on LHR-IAH (879) if you ask quietly, they could sub in a Shepherds Pie for the entree and I've had a beef stroganoff on FRA-IAH (47).

I think they cater these as a mid-flight snack...
Dec 11, 18, 11:50 am
Replies: 613
Views: 62,229
Posted By dmunz

Squeaked over the line! PQM: 102,378 PQS:...

Squeaked over the line!

PQM: 102,378
PQS: 34.5
PQD: North of $17,000 (can't see it anymore...)
Lifetime: 992,004

I would have crossed MM this year but my last trip was on Singapore...
Nov 1, 18, 12:22 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,007
Posted By dmunz

Is there some connection between shareholding and...

Is there some connection between shareholding and status? Maybe I don't understand what you are saying but if there is a backdoor to status through shareholding, that would be interesting.

FWIW...
Oct 4, 18, 1:29 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 21,674
Posted By dmunz

I would like to upgrade from the Ascend to the...

I would like to upgrade from the Ascend to the Aspire and get 150K (or even 125K) but that doesn't show up for me.

Interestingly enough, I do get an offer for a 75K on the free Hilton card.
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Sep 28, 18, 12:50 pm
Replies: 340
Views: 27,766
Posted By dmunz

Mine updated as well. I completed the challenge...

Mine updated as well. I completed the challenge this spring but only converted to PE. I was waiting it out but finally gave up and sent a message on the Insiders Board. Their first response was...
Jul 19, 18, 8:07 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By dmunz

Very interesting to hear about the Web Services...

Very interesting to hear about the Web Services experiences. All tings considered, I wasn't that concerned about the GPU/RPU deal (I know it would get worked out), just interested in the direct...
Jul 13, 18, 8:35 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By dmunz

Call in - Web Services VS 1K Desk???

Going on 30 minutes on this call so I thought I'd write it up to kill time.

I called the 1K line to try and use an RPU to upgrade my sister in law who is traveling with us on vacation. The...
Jun 18, 18, 7:13 am
Replies: 48
Views: 7,708
Posted By dmunz

Is that only for hard liquor or does it include...

Is that only for hard liquor or does it include wine and beer too? All the Costco locations I've been to in the Houston area have the liquor store separated from the main store with their own...
Mar 7, 18, 7:37 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,504
Posted By dmunz

Did you happen to notice if they were still...

Did you happen to notice if they were still putting out the evening snacks? Totally unadvertised but over the President's Day holiday, they put out chicken tenders, fries, pizza and other goodies...
Feb 12, 18, 7:34 am
Replies: 271
Views: 42,475
Posted By dmunz

This! I would pay a higher "blended" AF if I...

This!

I would pay a higher "blended" AF if I could get this in one card. I get that the HH card can be fee negative but I just do not want to have to keep track of another card. I could live a...
Nov 30, 17, 8:50 am
Replies: 1,798
Views: 280,221
Posted By dmunz

Thanks for this. Since I am already a Diamond,...

Thanks for this. Since I am already a Diamond, there was no upgrade e-mail I just downloaded the card image and it does indeed say 3/19 so thanks for the tip.

I guess my next question is can I...
Nov 29, 17, 7:47 am
Replies: 1,798
Views: 280,221
Posted By dmunz

Has anyone had their 2018 Diamond status set...

Has anyone had their 2018 Diamond status set based on the $40K spend? I crossed that threshold in July but I don't see anything that tells me it is effective for 2018 at the Hilton site or from...
Oct 18, 17, 8:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 5,116
Posted By dmunz

What about the $40K annual spend for Hilton...

What about the $40K annual spend for Hilton Diamond status? With Hilton moving away from Citi this will be the path for status through spend. There are lots of ways to make this, but taking on...
Oct 10, 17, 7:10 am
Replies: 766
Views: 768,249
Posted By dmunz

Somewhere recently I read that this is actually a...

Somewhere recently I read that this is actually a good thing if you are looking to start the "how to use credit" journey with your children. Having the accounts together but a unique card number...
Oct 10, 17, 7:00 am
Replies: 167
Views: 29,925
Posted By dmunz

I think what the poster is trying to say is that...

I think what the poster is trying to say is that without any other points earning options, paying the FTF is not a barrier to their using the no-fee card to earn Hilton points considering the cost to...
Jul 14, 17, 11:51 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,067
Posted By dmunz

I didn't. Once all the announcements settled...

I didn't.

Once all the announcements settled it was obvious that Hyatt was no longer in my future and even if it was, there are far better card options out there. I jumped on the Mariott card...
Jun 1, 17, 9:19 pm
Replies: 484
Views: 66,876
Posted By dmunz

This (FTF) seems is a big issue as well in the...

This (FTF) seems is a big issue as well in the other thread started by Lauren. But I'm confused. I hold a personal Platinum card and don't pay foreign transaction fees. It is clearly listed in the...
Jun 1, 17, 7:28 am
Replies: 167
Views: 29,925
Posted By dmunz

Lauren, Thank you for sharing this. ...

Lauren,

Thank you for sharing this.

This could be good or bad. As a holder of both the AMX Personal Platinum Card and the Citi Visa, I would welcome the opportunity to reduce my card count...
Apr 17, 17, 7:25 am
Replies: 4,476
Views: 966,368
Posted By dmunz

Well, I just canceled mine and move the available...

Well, I just canceled mine and move the available credit to my CSR. With the CSR and the whole WOH fiasco I can't see the value. (I have trouble using the free nights so that doesn't offset the...
Apr 17, 17, 7:15 am
Replies: 409
Views: 100,560
Posted By dmunz

Not sure if it was mentioned anywhere up-thread,...

Not sure if it was mentioned anywhere up-thread, but the Hyatt Mountain Lodge is a really nice option in BC. It is more or less across the village from the Park (think behind the Blue Moose). It is...
Apr 3, 17, 8:43 am
Replies: 463
Views: 122,751
Posted By dmunz

This. What is the draw for this (metal)...

This.

What is the draw for this (metal) card? I have the metal Chase SR and its nice but the plastic works just fine. I don't see what all the fuss is about.

FWIW
DLM
Mar 5, 17, 4:40 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 7,204
Posted By dmunz

Fair point on accessing other lounges. I do...

Fair point on accessing other lounges. I do actually still carry my card if I'm going to Canada or other places where I know I'll be using a *A lounge.

FWIW
DLM
Mar 5, 17, 11:28 am
Replies: 737
Views: 136,475
Posted By dmunz

And they seem to have aligned (I won't say...

And they seem to have aligned (I won't say conspired...) with Discover on the specific months so that's not such big deal. As a matter of fact, I just dropped my freedom card (move the limit to my...
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