When a hotel issues you points as a courtesy, do they pay for it out of their income statement? How does that work?
Resigning after 8 years. Looking for new opportunities with either part time or limited travel. Can’t do full travel commitments.
I’ve been postponing my lounge renewal until there’s some semblance of regularity to travel. It just doesn’t seem worth the cost and bother for WiFi and a couple of mealy Saran-wrapped apples but I have a meeting an hour before my flight Monday and with people returning to travel I think it may finally make sense. How have the airline lounges been lately? I’m an AA traveler mostly so I’m particularly interested in Flagship/Admirals and oneworld lounges but interested across the board.
General musing - it seems like the vast majority of recs in here are for super expensive hotels and resorts (St Regis, etc). I work in consulting and make good money but can’t fathom spending $600+ a night on a hotel. Am I really in the minority or is it just that ppl staying at the Ritz want to show off?
With Hilton now. Should I switch to SPG or Marriot? Do it before or after the official merger?
Qn about SPG platinum breakfast amenity - is it valid only once during the stay or for each day? I'm told I can use it only once during the stay 🤷🏻♂️
People have been poo pooing going to Hawaii due to lack of reservations for activities and poor service due to understaffing. I have a Maui trip planned in Sept and I'm thinking about putting it off. Is it that bad? I'm staying at the Ritz.
Hi ladies~ I am looking for recommendations on travel bags, like Lo & Sons OG bag. 🥰Thanks in advance!!! Oh and what are the best deals you’ve seen with Lo & Sons?
As delta becomes the dominant variant and is known to be as transmissible by both the vaccinated and non-vaccinated, can we really continue to blame the non-vaccinated anymore for the spread? If so, why?
I'm racking up a backlog of points that I'm not spending, SPG, Marriott, Amex, Chase(SR), AA and Dellta. What's the best way to keep track of them all and manage for best redemption?
How is spend at Marriott calculated? Just the nightly rate? Or the final bill that includes all sorts of tax?
Correct way to record time? I travel for my engagements but it seems if you’re traveling, it counts against your total billable time. I just think that’s weird. Am I doing this right?
Credit card holder recommendations please! I like to have my credit cards, IDs, DL all together in a compact cardholder. Nothing crazy, up to $100 but flexible since it stays inside the@purse mostly
Getting married next month and we’d like to have a joint checking account to cover shared expenses, however I don’t want to miss out on all the points I can rack up by consistently using my delta platinum card (spending thresholds = point bonuses, etc). Also my credit card bill will likely be a mix of shared and personal expenses, so how do couples go about this? Open to any advice. Thanks!
Need YOUR advise. I have a concert tomorrow at a sold out stadium concert. We’re in a Covid surge here with Delta, I am vaccinated but high risk. Should I cancel? Tickets weren’t that expensive. Just not sure how I feel about being with 20K folks. Especially wit the new data from the CDC.
Changin Delta flight to tonight. No point in even going to the airport if you have not left home yet!
Best Mexico spg properties, with suite upgrade?
Does anyone have both the CSR and Amex Plat or CSR and Amex Gold? Targeted with 125k and 75k bonuses, respectively, and debating which to add. Leaning toward Gold even though the bonus is less for 4x on grocery and dining.
Im a M at a Big 4 firm working M&A strategy. 10+ YOE, no MBA. I got here with an engineering degree. 200k+ TC. I’m considering a MBA, in fact, I got accepted to a top 20 school and will start part time in just over a month. Is it necessary at this point? Im already doing the work and learning what I need on the job. Do I need to put the stamp on it and make it official?
What is your company’s paternity leave policy (paid/unpaid, number of weeks)? For those who took it, how was the experience (at home and at work)?
Question for you all: Left D to Company A for a 50% raise in TC and slated to start in <1 week. However, just got an offer at Company B for a 100% raise in TC compared to D, or 30% raise in TC compared to company A. Both firms do similar work but B provides a more solid comp package. Job duties would be relatively similar. Is the % jump worth burning the bridge? Would have chosen Company B if the offer came sooner but the % difference in A to B is at my [personal] 30% threshold. TIA!
Anyone here know a book agent or publisher for children books? I'd like to interview for my masters project. Let me know!
Just accepted an apps modernization PMO type role with D for $105k and got an email tonight asking to interview for PwC deal advisory associate role 😩. Bad timing. Would love to get M&A exp.
Talking to a guy I met a while ago. Only have hung out once before to hook up. A year later he makes a reappearance. I’m taking it slow bc covid and bc I don’t want a one timer w him again. We did a couple FaceTime calls then went for a walk. He texted tonight asking to come over for wine. I jokingly asked if he was sure bc I didn’t see him for a year last time we did that. Dodged it this time, but how do you ladies hold off on sex? Not looking to have a sit down talk tho
health-ish tip of the day! if it’s a good weather day, opt for a lunch outside! i feel so much better with lunch, coffee, and this breeze. specifically directed to NYC fish because the weather is 💯
Anyone heard of Equitable Financial? They’re trying to pitch some life insurance investment vehicle for tax benefits. Sounds like BS but want to hear from other
Recently moved to US. Anyone has any book recommendations to understand cultural differences vs other nations? Having some trouble with this fake niceness and packaging every communication. Thanks !
Do partners at top consulting firms have better WLB? An Associate here contemplating whether all this is worth it. Thanks!
Does anyone know the average comp for a CRM Consultant in Accenture out of NYC? Or other tier 1 cities?
Is a side gig as a fashion model worth highlighting in my portfolio? I’m a senior in college and will be applying to jr copywriter jobs soon. Cont’d in comments
Thoughts on ABS trading at a BB? What type of transferable skills do you gain if HF isn’t your desired exit?
Hi Microsoft Fishes! I am looking for a referral for this program management internship https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/job/1085296/Program-Management-Intern-Opportunities?jobsource=linkedin&utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=linkedin&utm_campaign=linkedin-feed Worked at Deloitte for 2 years top performer, going to grad school in Sep! Any help would be highly appreciated 😁
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