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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1680 on: December 05, 2014, 09:23:06 AM »
If I want to book a 1-way award ticket on Air Canada within the North America within 21 days, what's my best option to avoid YQ and close in fee? Singapore?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1681 on: December 05, 2014, 09:58:10 AM »
UA. Do the workaround to avoid the close in fee.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1682 on: December 05, 2014, 03:57:43 PM »
Have two Fairmont nights (from CC). Would like to use them in January or February for a weekend. Only have Thursday afternoon to Sunday evening.

What is recommended for that time? I was thinking Banff but was also wondering what warm places are easy to get to and which one would be worth going to?

Where is someplace warm and a nice hotel I can take advantage of? (Plus easy to get to)
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1683 on: December 05, 2014, 04:01:33 PM »
San Francisco?
Arizona?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1684 on: December 05, 2014, 04:22:35 PM »
San Francisco?
Arizona?

Looking out of US.. Someplace remote, exotic, etc. But still "close" and easy to get to
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1685 on: December 06, 2014, 11:38:36 PM »
Looking out of US.. Someplace remote, exotic, etc. But still "close" and easy to get to

anything from the Fairmont family in the Caribbean?  Usually decent flights, plus sometimes a one hour boat ride -- (SPG has a resort in St. John -- that idea...)

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1686 on: December 06, 2014, 11:45:21 PM »
Looking out of US.. Someplace remote, exotic, etc. But still "close" and easy to get to


Few resorts in Mexico (Riviera Maya and other places), Bermuda has a few too, thought Bermuda might be a bit chilly then. Barbados has a Fairmont there. And there are two more in Hawaii.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1687 on: December 06, 2014, 11:45:34 PM »

anything from the Fairmont family in the Caribbean?  Usually decent flights, plus sometimes a one hour boat ride -- (SPG has a resort in St. John -- that idea...)

I was looking at this one - Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya resort. How would the weather be in February?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1688 on: December 07, 2014, 12:48:05 AM »
I was looking at this one - Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya resort. How would the weather be in February?

Apparently it's cooler in Feb than it is in Dec, but the mid-70's temp looks great. It's near Cozumel:
http://www.holiday-weather.com/riviera_maya/averages/february

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1689 on: December 07, 2014, 12:54:00 AM »
Barbados should have excellent weather in Feb.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1690 on: December 07, 2014, 01:06:21 AM »
Barbados should have excellent weather in Feb.

Good point. And that's an awesome looking Fairmont, too:
http://www.expedia.com/Barbados-Hotels-The-Fairmont-Royal-Pavilion-Hotel.h68860.Hotel-Information

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1691 on: December 08, 2014, 11:23:14 AM »
Now that KE is no longer a transfer partner with Chase, i am looking for routing ideas from NRT or HND. Any input is appreciated.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1692 on: December 09, 2014, 02:18:36 PM »
Planning a trip to Europe early March. Just signed up for cards that should yield us enough points for 4 rt tickets (for me, my husband, and 2 small kids.) I have already been to London, Paris *2, Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva, Interlaken), Poland, Italy (Venice, Milan, Pisa, Florence), and husband has been to London, Paris and Scotland. We were thinking of going to Rome, and he wants to see Venice, and are looking for a couple other places to visit. He was thinking Munich, but I'm not sure that I'm such a fan of that. Will be traveling with a 2 year old and one year old. Where else should we consider going?

Thanks!

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1693 on: December 09, 2014, 02:20:39 PM »
Planning a trip to Europe early March. Just signed up for cards that should yield us enough points for 4 rt tickets (for me, my husband, and 2 small kids.) I have already been to London, Paris *2, Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva, Interlaken), Poland, Italy (Venice, Milan, Pisa, Florence), and husband has been to London, Paris and Scotland. We were thinking of going to Rome, and he wants to see Venice, and are looking for a couple other places to visit. He was thinking Munich, but I'm not sure that I'm such a fan of that. Will be traveling with a 2 year old and one year old. Where else should we consider going?

Thanks!

Portugal and Spain should have nice weather then.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1694 on: December 09, 2014, 02:28:40 PM »
Portugal and Spain should have nice weather then.
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You can also consider Gibraltar and Netherlands