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.
What do you choose for your annual choice benefit from Marriott and why? I don’t need the night credits or a bed and none of my family/friends could really use silver elite status
Best Marriott or SPG property in London? Want luxury and a great location for enjoying the city. Non-work travel
Is there a Delta program that gives me status based on another status? Like Marriott Platinum leads to United Silver
What are the odds of Bonvoy, Hyatt, and others extending 2020/21 status into 2022? Similar to how Delta just extended their medallion status into 2022?
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 🤷🏻♂️
Anyone know if Sheraton Seattle has a lounge? Usually stay at one of the Marriotts there but switching it up this week.
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?
60k Bonvoy points for 30k AA miles - yay or nay? Have 500k bonvoy points, and 140k AA miles. Plan to redeem AA miles for round trip to HKG.
Best way to blow Bonvoy points on a 1 night stay in Honolulu? Considering Ritz, Royal Hawaiian and Moana Surfrider. Any good experiences?
Recommendations for St Johns and St Thomas? We are staying at the Westin and ritz respectively for over a week total. Domestic beach! 😎
Nicest SPG hotel in Charlotte,NC?
Going to be ~5 nights short to maintain Marriott/SPG platinum status. Any options? Already have the Amex card. Thanks!
St Regis butler emailed me so many times before my trip that I felt like I was going to the St regis just to visit him. When I met him, it was as if we already knew each other.
Help! Last minute trip to Hawaii, want to use points. Have about 250k points thru both Chase and Amex (each). Also have Amex Plat. - Chase is running 1.5x points to transfer to Bonvoy right now. - Amex has basically the same deal as Chase - every 2 pts transfer to Bonvoy for 3 pts (am I doing the math right?) - Amex also has $200 FHR/Hotel Collection annual credit for one of the hotels I'm considering - Could also transfer points to Hyatt, but not as good hotel options where I'm headed CONT...
What hotel branch should I become loyal to? New joiner to consulting and was going to commit to Marriott but heard it’s getting bad..
Thinking of either Belize or Costa Rica late fall this year. Any recommendations? In particular would like to hear about Marriott hotels and off-property excisions in both countries. Thanks!
I recently got married and started talking to my sister in law more often. She addresses me as “Bro” EVERY SINGLE TIME. She knows I identify as female. I absolutely hate because it’s a sign of deeply ingrained patriarchy and I also find it disrespectful. I never address anyone as bro, dude, man etc because I honestly find it very disrespectful. I would rather be addressed by my name. How can I handle this situation? We are still forming a reltnship & don’t want to hurt that process. I’m Indian.
What would you choose if you were in your mid 20s- A great company in a very tiny city or a relatively unknown company in a big city. Let's assume the pay, benefits etc are great for both.
What’s the best way to get financing to purchase a residential real estate investment property?
I got recruited for an in house position...3 months pregnant. I know I am not guaranteed parental leave, what are the pros/cons of telling the interviewer about my condition?
What perks are offered by Kirkland (London office)? What about the $1000 non-client dinner allowance?
I have an offer from MBB at my MBA program but I’d lose my sponsorship with LEK if accepted (they won’t match it). Interviewed for exposure. How easy would it be to lateral to MBB after I put in 2 post-years with LEK? Are the cases a little more relaxed then? The FOMO😖
Anybody know the salary and any other info about the Deloitte ‘Consulting Product Manager’ role? Is it actually similar to real PM work?
Anyone looking for a Copy CD in Atlanta or remote? Available to start work immediately. Appreciate any leads you may have. Thank you!
I hate my job so much. It’s like when I’m there I feel like I’m wasting my time like I’m losing money being there. It’s an operations job and quite honestly stayed too long. There are processes where there are 20 things to do just to send the P&L out. It’s such a relic. I am 36 and freaking out because I want to do something new. I’m working 60 hour work weeks because people keep quitting. I’m over it. I’ve been interviewing but just in that waiting period to see what happens. Any advice?
Grandparents live in the same vicinity as someone who most likely has COVID19 and I am stressing out... no direct interaction but one of them was in the person's room cause they didnt know at the time.... is there a strong chance of infection?
Hi there, any referral available for a recent graduate data science/Machine Learning engineer role. I have an experience of 1.5 years in data cleaning, analysis and preparation, SQL, Python and ML Modelling with work n exp in Azure as well. Also, one more thing, should I look for switching right now or not!! You guys are much more experienced and i will get genuine help so please help me with this dilemma!! Thanks! :)
Does USCIS prohibit the individual from paying all expense related to GC filing like the h1b filing fees?
Feel like there’s conflating between the optimism people feel about reopening and return to work. By going to restaurants and ballgames, I choose to accept the consequences for my own enjoyment. It’s not the same tradeoff asking me to collocate with team members or travel to the client site…
My wife and I would like to retire at age 50 (or earlier). We’re in our early 30s. We’ve been maxing out 401ks and IRAs for years and started contributing 20k a year into a taxable account to start filling the gap since we can’t access 401k until 55. At what point should we be reducing 401k/IRAs and redirecting to the taxable account? Otherwise our income balloons late in life. Curious how others are managing this.
Hi Fishes, Will it affect the BGV, if someone leaves the company without serving Notice Period after working for 3 months, because of unfavorable working atmosphere?
I am meeting my work people including client at a wine & dine festival this weekend, not sure what I should wear. Need help!!! We do plan to walk through lot of stalls, the event is spread out.
Has anyone had success with using a wireless doorbell in their classroom? Thinking about trying it with 5th grade. Thoughts?
How long can I request to review and think through a job offer? It's a startup so I may need to make the request... Good news is I got the offer though!
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