Booked the Ritz in St Thomas on points. Use 4 nights on points get a 5th night free. Worked out around 65k points a night.

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That you’re missing out

Where’s the “so what”

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Say hey to Al and Charlesworth behind the bar for me!

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That’s nice, good for you

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What were the covid protocols? Can you just... show up? Do you have to quarantine?

Negative test 5 days prior show at airport. No more than 6 to a table and restaurants. That’s about it

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