Requesting all Thailand recs, considering 8-10 days over New Years with both Bangkok and beach. Marriott and Hilton properties BKK, Phuket or Koh Samui? Chiang Mai worth it? Days in each spot? Tia!
New Seiko 5 GMT looks exciting for $500! Not a true GMT but should be a fun watch https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/the-travel-ready-skx-of-your-dreams-has-arrived-with-the-seiko-5-sports-gmt-series
Conference Attire help! I have a 3 day professional conference coming up that involves 8-10 hours travel including flight and drives. Dinner outside one night potentially in 55 degree weather. Suggestions on packing? Particularly something stylish to throw on over my outfit for the outside dinner. Suggestions on travel attire? When I travel for personal reasons it is usually leggings but I will be arriving at the conference in whatever I travel in. Links appreciated!
Check out this amazing opportunity in California at Beckman Coulter and Danaher Corporation:
Anyone fly Delta recently to enter the US from abroad? How smooth was the process of showing the negative covid test result & boarding?
Fun fact for those that are lending USDC stablecoins: apparently, one of the perks of the new BlockFi rewards credit card is that they add 2% to your yield.
7.5% + 2% = 9.5% interest
Let's hope their engagement with the state of New Jersey goes well.
Underpaid? 5 years managing 250+ households, working toward my CFP (advisor’s request), conduct meetings in FAs absence, travel to meet clients out of state, cultivated many relationships on my own, work with wholesalers to customize structured notes and trade them biweekly (tedious with the volume we do), manage 40+ SBLOCs (fun when volatile), provide all financial planning services to clients, office management, marketing, did I mention I’m his only staff member? $1M producer - me $65k/year
Do you know any colleagues who took an extended period of time to just travel the world? What are they doing now?
There should be a tax rebate for TAX payers. Our Pan and Adhaar is already linked so whenever we purchase anything we should get it without any extra tax. It should apply on everything including flight, railway, bus, cab, food items, groceries, clothes etc. We middle class working professionals are most extracted even before we get our salaries our tax is deducted. We pay taxes honestly and we deserve tax concessions.
Is it compulsory to work from the office for IBM? I am currently living in Mysore and IBM offered me a Bangalore location? IBM is not ready to change location from Bangalore to Mysore. Do I have to relocate or can I travel on a need basis?
Will end the year with 130 nights with Bonvoy and $19,650 in spend. If I ask nicely, do you think they would bump me to Ambassador?
Now that we have a good number of people in this group, let’s have an intro session
Please comment your age, gender, city, hobbies, current company and relationship status
Ill start with mine :)
SPG point redemption destroyed?
Hi all, yesterday went for quite a fancy dinner with friends… turns out that the restaurant is part of a Marriott Design Hotel. Would it be possible to receive points for the dinner when I have the receipt?
How do you know when to bite the bullet on flight prices? Trying to travel in August but imagine prices will go up in May once vaccines open up to everyone. When I originally priced my flights, they were $690, now they’re $660. Should I wait til 60-90 days before or just book when the total hits a certain price?
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Did anyones offer letter get rescinded due to pre employment screening process?
What was the reason for the same?
Let the firm talk me into staying 3 years in a row with more money and promises. Now I’m finally actively looking without any discussion with the firm and I’ve been priced out of my desired industry
Is anyone in Mindtree wrkng in Realogy services project-cmt-realogy run services(mindtree-Chennai)? Please let me know how is this project and onsite opportunities?Mindtree
I habe many Hyatt points but don't stay at Hyatt. What other travel options can I convert those points to?
I'm looking for some travel option (hotels, airlines etc) where I can get the best bang for the buck woth transferring the points and redeeming them
About to finish my first six sessions of laser hair removal for legs, underarms, and Brazilian. I’m seeing some great results but probably not more than 60-70% hair reduction. I know it’ll vary by person, but how many sessions did it take for you to see all the hair gone? I’m wondering how many more I should estimate I’ll need to get!
Ok. Just charge your time.
What are some good areas to find a 1br in London for around £1,500? Would like a decent kitchen (full sized fridge, dishwasher). Trying to stay in Zone 3. Office is in Blackfriars.
Has anyone worked with DTCC, looking for genuine reviews on work life balance, yearly hikes & technology stack. Is the job challenging?
Anyone here have experience with Eurail pass? Will be traveling to Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, and Austria and trying to see if it’s better to book separate on the specific country sites or get the Eurail. Looking at about 11 days of travel in trains. Thanks!
My kid is moving up to the next classroom at daycare next week. Is it weird to get the old teachers a little thank you gift? We love them and will miss them. Any ideas of what to give?
Did anyone completed Google cloud platform certification?
Please 🙏🏼guide me how to get it free of cost as it is asking me to out credit card 🥺
what the hell does one search when looking for in-house roles as a copywriter? am i a senior marketing specialist? am i a senior brand narrative manager? am i losing my mind reading all of these whack ass titles and descriptions? help. 🥺
What do you think of Billions last night?
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Back in Jan I booked two Marriott rooms for one night with points - 17.5K each and 35K in total. Now that they told me for one of the room the 40K free night award was used. How’s that even possible!?
Anyone have expiring United club passes they won’t be using? Have economy red eye Friday-Saturday and hoping to use lounge before flight
Lol... nice knowing ya AA ✌️
Anyone tried upgrade with points on Amex Plat. What’s the bidding process like for international flights
Hey friends! I had a delta credit and booked a flight to South east Asia with the credit. Im traveling via Korean Air. I have a lot of credit card points. Any advice on how I can upgrade? Our flight doesn’t come up on Korean since we booked thru delta.
Long delta delay, best way to get points? Call or online? Why do I say to communicate the inconvenience?
How can I optimize the transition to my new living situation below?
Moving to a new apartment after traveling for 3 years. I own no furniture, no stuff, no car, but will need to buy it all in the next 1-2 months.
I have a 760 credit score, wife is immigrating to the US now and has no US credit history.
I am also creating my first LLC + S-Corp this month, so I can qualify for business credit cards as well, if that helps.
I want all of the points 🤑
Do you tip room service if a 20% service charge is already included? I never know if I should give extra or not
My Lyft driver took almost 2 hours to get home home the other night. Plus she had to stop for gas and turned off the app which made me feel unsafe. I complained to Lyft and they gave me $5 credit....
Why does Newark close tsa pre lanes? Terrible
Is it just me or does a status match feel like you’re cheating on your airline? #whipped
I have 90K chase, 50k Amex points and 45k American miles. Never redeemed my points. What’s the best usage that I can get out of these?
Just checked into Marriott and did not get upgraded with platinum status. Thought this was because they were booked, but another person who is gold got upgraded. Any thoughts on how many points can be had. I'd prefer a room, but it's a bit annoying since I'm traveling with family and a baby and we unpacked our bags
Any data points on approx transfer time between Marriott and airline partners? Looking specifically for data points on avianca
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