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wmrobins
Below are pictures of the "lounge" benefit at the Delta I am currently staying at... a 5'x~24' glass enclosed pantry in the elevator lobby of the top floor... no seating, coffee maker, bags of chips, cereal, m&ms, nuts, cheese one night of five so far, cans of soda, etc...  At a minimum "lounge" to me implies a place where it's possible to go in,… (Show more)
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wmrobins
Finally went through and figured my average points per month earnings for the past 12 months in my quest to secure lifetime platinum before the change (I need points!!).  I was surprised, earnings are over 1.1 million lifetime points earned since joining insiders, and about 400k in the previous 8 yrs as a MR member, so I'm wondering what others… (Show more)
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globaltreker
This is how I became a MR Millionaire.  Everyone's journey is different, but we all have access to a world of amazing opportunities that can create a lifetime of memorable experiences for our families and friends. I'm happy to share this Dream-setting checklist.   Item Earnings Category Earnings Sub-Category Average Yearly Earning Potential My… (Show more)
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ehamilton
In the past, I understood that if you didn’t maintain a level you would drop down one level.  Will that still be the case?   For example, I will be platinum premier (75) this year, meaning that I would keep that until February 2020. If I do not even maintain Platinum 50 in 2019, would I still be Platinum 50 in 2020.   Thanks!
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rle
I found this article by Richard Kerr posted on TPG's website today and I thought it was a well-crafted and extremely poignant download of an issue that we all lament over daily (or whenever we travel), that which is the bain of every hotel-goer's existence: the ridiculous, inexcusable, unjustifiable, reprehensible overcharging of the dreaded… (Show more)
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teverett
I’m curious how many of you tip the front desk? I’ve given gratuities for housekeeping, bellmen, concierge, and valet, but I’ve recently heard that quite a few people leave gratuities for the front desk as well. 
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platinumboyforever
This is mere silliness of course, but I plan to collect key cards from every Marriott brand, then framing the collection.    Most will be easy, but a few will take some planning. I should have started this long ago,but I got the idea after I stayed recently at an EDITI0N, since the key card was relatively distinct & there are only a handful of… (Show more)
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