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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #200 on: June 03, 2013, 10:41:51 PM »
I have 2 (extremely hard to find) TN J award tickets LAX-PPT that it seems I'm probably going to release unfortunately :'(

Dates are 06/09-06/17. Both flights are red-eyes.  I'm guessing the seats will go back to award inventory when cancelled and it's 125K AA per seat.

I also have the Hilton BOB booked 06/10-06/17 for 7 nights at 37.5K per night (currently 95K).

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Dan, did anyone hit you up on the offer? Have you already released those seats?

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #201 on: June 03, 2013, 11:03:16 PM »
I have not released the seats but I did cancel the Hilton :'(
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #202 on: June 03, 2013, 11:07:06 PM »
I have not released the seats but I did cancel the Hilton :'(
I guess you had 14 days to cancel, feel the pain. I was contemplating taking you up on the offer, but now I need to a hotel as well.....

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #203 on: June 03, 2013, 11:08:04 PM »
I have not released the seats but I did cancel the Hilton :'(
Did you get any offers.


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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #204 on: June 03, 2013, 11:13:00 PM »
I guess you had 14 days to cancel, feel the pain.
Yup.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #205 on: June 04, 2013, 05:20:49 PM »
Does it make sense to try and stock up on Hilton points if i plan on a trip here? Any other hotel which would be better?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #206 on: June 05, 2013, 09:12:17 PM »
Does it make sense to try and stock up on Hilton points if i plan on a trip here? Any other hotel which would be better?
By time you're ready to go they may require more points or/and leave the hilton  >:(. How far out are you planning your trip?
SPG has 2 properties there, but they are category 7.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #207 on: June 05, 2013, 09:17:36 PM »
By time you're ready to go they may require more points or/and leave the hilton  >:(. How far out are you planning your trip?
SPG has 2 properties there, but they are category 7.
Probably a year out.  I will work on getting SPG points as well to have myself covered.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #208 on: June 05, 2013, 09:18:12 PM »
Would it be crazy to take a child <1 here?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #209 on: June 05, 2013, 09:37:11 PM »
Would it be crazy to take a child <1 here?
From my experience of the Maldives, yes.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #210 on: June 05, 2013, 09:44:04 PM »
From my experience of the Maldives, yes.
Any DDF babysitters :)?
Is an OWB involved in the payment method?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #211 on: June 05, 2013, 09:49:56 PM »
From my experience of the Maldives, yes.
Any DDF babysitters :)?
Was it because of the travel or once you got there you did not have what to do with the child?
If we plan on just hanging around in the OWB and walking around, would that be more doable?
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #212 on: June 05, 2013, 09:51:52 PM »
Was it because of the travel or once you got there you did not have what to do with the child?
If we plan on just hanging around in the OWB and walking around, would that be more doable?
Silly to go all that way and never go swimming/snorkeling/scuba etc.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #213 on: June 05, 2013, 10:03:03 PM »
Silly to go all that way and never go swimming/snorkeling/scuba etc.
One at a time :)

May just have to up my effort and bring along a sitter.

One day into my idea of going here, i have gotten approved for two Hawaiian cards (140K HH), Citi AA (50K) and need to reallocate CL to get a SP Visa and UMP approved which i can sell and put towards the flights from PPT to BOB. I think i am off to a good decent start.
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #214 on: June 08, 2013, 10:18:35 PM »
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #215 on: June 18, 2013, 06:50:44 AM »
First I would like to thank you all in enhance for the help. My wife and I are preparing a plan to go somewhere for about a week and I was looking into Tahiti it looks wonderful but I have not study many excellent stuff about it.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #216 on: February 22, 2014, 11:29:17 PM »
Does anyone know if you can bring "processed" meat, e.g. cold cuts and schnitzel, to French Polynesia? Thanks!

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #217 on: March 20, 2014, 01:40:54 PM »
Have 2 tickets on hold for April from LAX to PPT. Leaving Sunday and coming back Thursday night with Air Tahiti. Any good options with points nowadays? Have 100K SPG points and a lot more UR points.

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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #218 on: March 20, 2014, 01:51:08 PM »
The good old days...
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Re: Bora Bora Master Thread
« Reply #219 on: March 20, 2014, 02:03:11 PM »
The good old days...
Bummer! Just got the Le Meridien OWB for 274 USD and 30K SPG points for 2 nights. Have you heard anything good about it?