Author Topic: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015  (Read 11859 times)

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2015, 07:25:19 PM »
Nice TR! Brings back good memories of FLR and FCO.

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2015, 07:31:54 PM »
Thanks  :)

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2015, 08:23:17 PM »
Nice TR! Looks like a good time...
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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2015, 08:53:59 PM »
some security guard somewhere enjoyed that bottle of wine.

is that a bathtub in the middle of the living area  :o

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2015, 09:13:01 PM »
Reg price $2,874 per night. 30,000 points + like $412 per night approx.
This for a standard room?
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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2015, 09:19:42 PM »
is that a bathtub in the middle of the living area  :o
Was wondering about that. Either that or some nice furniture in the bathroom.

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2015, 09:29:45 PM »
Nice TR. maybe show a picture of all seats you flew .

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #27 on: March 17, 2015, 11:20:16 PM »
No its their nicest room.

There are 2 tubs, 1 in the living room/bedroom & 1 in the bathroom.

I did post some seat pics

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2015, 03:22:46 AM »
Enjoyed the detail of your TR. Brought back memories of two years ago when I took my daughter (she was 9) to Italy. I agree that Florence is very touristy with many English speakers. We loved the Shul and attached museum in Rome. We had a wonderful docent. As for the security, it's how we roll these days (unfortunately). We ate at the Ba'Ghetto meat and it was spectacular, if you've not been there consider it next time.

Glad you enjoyed your trip. Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of us.

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2015, 10:05:30 AM »
We didnt have enough time in Rome to go to Ba'ghetto meat. Thanks for the compliment though

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2015, 11:37:32 AM »
Like this TR. Wow - 30k point s+ 400 bucks is a ton. But I guess if its regularly close to 3k its a bargain :)
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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2015, 12:28:07 PM »
Thank you, thats the way I looked at it

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #32 on: March 18, 2015, 03:37:12 PM »
Here is a picture from the Ponte Veccio

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2015, 05:18:04 PM »
So how many miles did you burn?
How much were from sign ups and how much from MS?
Starting to build up variety of miles and want to know how aggressive I need to be, so I can be able to fly what you have premium wise.
Hotels I find to be out there. Ton of points. Especially if you want suites etc.

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #34 on: March 18, 2015, 06:09:52 PM »
Mostly from CC signups. MS to hit the bonusus.
SPG points I MS'd via vanilla reloads back in the day.

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2015, 06:43:06 PM »
Mostly from CC signups. MS to hit the bonusus.
SPG points I MS'd via vanilla reloads back in the day.
So how much are we talking? Lol
You can PM me if you wish

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #36 on: March 18, 2015, 06:48:43 PM »
If you were to copy this trip exactly & availability is perfect...

Per person:

58,000 SQ
45,000 AC
30,000 SPG Per Night

Then there is some cash involved too...

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #37 on: March 18, 2015, 08:28:41 PM »
If you were to copy this trip exactly & availability is perfect...

Per person:

58,000 SQ
45,000 AC
30,000 SPG Per Night

Then there is some cash involved too...
Thanks
And what about all your other flights?

Was everyone booked on your own miles or each had their own?
« Last Edit: March 18, 2015, 08:41:52 PM by smaxber »

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #38 on: March 18, 2015, 09:31:38 PM »
I paid for everyone. Its family

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Re: Chapshnell's Trip Report - Florence-Rome, Italy-London, UK 3/2015
« Reply #39 on: March 18, 2015, 10:12:41 PM »
I paid for everyone. Its family
Love you,
Just did the same.