I’m booking a flight to Asia connecting in SFO. Both options have terminal changes. The first flight has a layover of 1hr 44min The second flight has a 3hr 30 min layover Which one do I take?
Can Americans travel to europe now?
Anyone flying out of EWR? How is the security check? I am running late and will reach 30 mins before my flight. ;(
Bit of a niche post here but FYI: if you have a points reservation & don’t confirm the certificates immediately & the hotel changes categories, your reservation will incorrectly update to the new rate
Would you stay at a Hyatt Regency for 12k Hyatt points or a Ritz for 50k Marriott points? Assume globalist/platinum elite for both
I’ll be traveling internationally on Delta with 3 pcs of checked luggage (free because I’m platinum) One of them weighs >50lbs. Will they waive the overweight baggage fee if I ask nicely?
The President of the United States is claiming that the opposition party made up a hurricane death toll in order to make him look bad. And there are people who will believe him.
Don’t really see the purpose of FIRE unless my passive is like $300K+ a year - enough for me to travel around and try new things on daily/weekly/monthly basis. Time with no money can be quite boring
What do you think of the new travel policy? When flying from Singapore this is still a huge gamble… but at least the company is more accommodating now, which is a welcome move.
Anyone ever get stuck in a bad dream, lucid, unable to wake up? Happened to me last night, eventually woke up screaming in my hotel 😳😱
Loose fixture outside hotel room window kept me up all night being blown around in the wind. How many points?
In other news: American Airlines pilot arrested just moments before take off for failing breathalyzer test at Reagan. #slowclapamerican
Recently downloaded the United airlines app and can’t see my mobile boarding pass. Am logged in under my Mileage Plus account but it only gives me the option to get my boarding pass through email. Customer service was hot helpful.
For those of you planning an early retirement through FIRE, what comes after? Relax and travel or a second, more fulfilling career? I just hit some major milestones I set for myself after undergrad and am working to set a new list of goals. I’ve always wanted to “retire” by 40, but curious to see what others have planned once they reach their $$$ goal.
Does anyone use their personal credit card instead of the corporate Amex to build their own points?
found a $200 better hotel deal on SPGs app than through deloitte travel -- any chance there's a way to book through the app and expense it rather than book through deloitte travel?
In Australia. Boarded a domestic flight from Melbourne to Sydney on JetStar. They board their planes with two entrance points. Rows 1-16 enter through the front, rows 17-32 through the back of plane.
Air conditioning unexpectedly off in Springhill Suites Ontario/Rancho Cucamonga Marriott. 11am-7pm. Paid $230 per night. How many points?
Since I've started buying groceries with my per diem, I've started carrying seasoning with me everywhere I go lol
Is there a list somewhere that details which companies require a GMAT or GRE score for post-MBA job applicants / on campus recruiting?
there is a 17 y.o. singer with my face and my style that has millions of fans... and I just got laid off my job lol
I booked flights using Chase portal - The flights are cheaper now do they price match? First time using the service just wanted to use all my reward points. ￼￼￼
So my interviewer was yawning and kept mentioning the time during my interview. Not feeling good about this.
What are your thoughts on an online MBA? How much is it worth paying for an online MBA and is it likely I would see a significant return if I’m making over $100k a few years out of undergrad?
I've been on the bench for two weeks waiting for a client to approve me and being paid to do nothing is actually just making me anxious 🙃
Anyone moved to BizOps in a start-up from Big 4 MC? Seems pointless trying to lateral to MBB/Big 4 strat just to then move on
Tech fish, what is your market TC vs your expected TC? Market TC = base + bonus + RSUs vesting over the next 12 months valued at GRANT price Expected TC = base + bonus + RSUs vesting over the next 12 months valued at CURRENT price Market TC should be competitive with what you can get from other companies. Expected TC is reflective of stonk luck. Would also be interesting to know how long you’ve been at your company. I’ll start Market TC = $330k Expected TC = $595k Tenure just under 3 years
Cloud strategy SM TC and culture for Deloitte and PWC? Approached by recruiters for both.
Going abroad with my boyfriend over New Years. United 1k and waitlisted with plus points on both legs right now. Any tips on how to get these to clear/upgrades confirmed?
Blessing or curse: When your client is federated through Skype so they can IM you. I lean towards the curse side.
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
Why does Sidley Austin NY have so many young associate openings? Considering applying but heard something about a mass exodus from the firm. Any insight would be appreciated!
Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me, you’ll get a lot of opportunities and have a blast. PM a link to your book and I'll tell you more.
I’m looking to exit into private equity after 2 years in consulting and will be applying this cycle. Does anyone have any materials, advice or best practices they would be able to share? Thanks!
Will I be asked to leave the same day? I am joining a big audit client. Should I worry about any independence issues??
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