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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #135 on: April 10, 2012, 12:44:19 PM »
Seems like it's XPF 20K ($219) for HH Gold/Dia members to upgrade to an OWB, so if you can find standard points rooms, it's a good deal. (37,500 x ~.49=$183+$219=$402 per night for an OWB)

Thanks for the calculation. Time to call to see if standard rooms are available for my dates...

By the way, you mention that each night is 37,500 points, but if I get the VIP discount, wouldn't it be 40k/night? (200/5?)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #136 on: April 10, 2012, 12:47:08 PM »
Why call? Just look online.
37,500 would be for 6+ nights.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #137 on: April 10, 2012, 12:53:18 PM »
Why call? Just look online.
37,500 would be for 6+ nights.

Thanks for the clarification.

Just checked 3, 4, and 5 nights and got a big zippo:

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #138 on: April 10, 2012, 01:22:55 PM »
Its like that for months...

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #139 on: April 10, 2012, 01:24:05 PM »
Its like that for months...

Haha, yep.

I guess that idea isn't gonna work :)
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #140 on: April 10, 2012, 02:58:09 PM »
The Hilton rep I just spoke to said they don't even offer standard redemptions at that hotel. Take from that what you will.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #141 on: April 10, 2012, 03:18:02 PM »
I see plenty for later in the year
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #142 on: April 10, 2012, 03:27:42 PM »
I see plenty for later in the year

You're right. In fact, there are standard rates available for 7/27-8/05. Just another piece of evidence that shows CSRs don't know jack.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #143 on: April 18, 2012, 02:54:40 PM »
If you decide on MLE, this should help you.

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #144 on: April 18, 2012, 03:03:08 PM »
If you decide on MLE, this should help you.

Wow, does it.

Lots of J availability. Saw it this AM and totally didn't think to check to MLE.

Thanks!

How is their hard product?
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #146 on: April 19, 2012, 05:34:05 PM »
Anyone more knowledgeable than me care to rank these in terms of hard product in J?

LH A380
LH A330-300
LH A340-300
LH 747-400

LX A330-300

QR A320/321
QR A330-300
QR A340-600
QR 777-300ER

UA 777-200

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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #147 on: April 19, 2012, 05:35:47 PM »
LX A333 should be awesome.  LH lags.  UA depends on PMCO or PMUA.  QR I have no idea.
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Re: Honeymoon: BOB, MLE, Or LIH?
« Reply #148 on: April 19, 2012, 05:38:42 PM »
Thanks.

So we have thus far:

  • LX A330-300
  • ...

I've heard all of LH's J product is angled flat (-1), and QR 777-300 is amazing.

Anyway to determine if a particular UA 777-200 will be the better PMCO?

Also, let me add LX 340-300 to the list.
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