Questions and Answers

Have a travel related question? Post it here, and I’ll do my best to answer it as quickly as possible.

While anyone can comment on regular blog post, registration is required in order to post a question in this space. Creating your account is free, and you'll be able to see when your question is answered, as well as like comments from other users. And of course, you'll earn status points for offering helpful answers!

This space is intended to be more of a community as well, so please jump in and share tips!

Filter by:

AA Flagship First Check In LAX


Global Entry Conditional Approval

Can you help?

Chase BA 10% Discount – Credit to AAdvantage?


Daily Emails?


QR Lounge access transiting Doha from First to Business


Site Feedback

Hot topic, get involved

Transiting LHR on a BA First Class/Club Europe Ticket




How do I deal w extra seat reservation?


Password Change


Ask a Question

Everyone can read and comment, but you must login to post a new comment.

Answers (1)

Marriot Rewards now blacking out Legacy SPG hotels.

Marriot Rewards now blacking out Legacy SPG hotels.

  1. Anonymous

    I am a legacy SPG platinum member. Although the written policy has the deceiving “no black out” policy exceptions for legacy Marriot hotels (as you pointed out in your March 2019 article), I am now seeing they are doing this to SPG properties and he supervisor I called stood by the Westin’s right to limit reward bookings.

    Specifically, as of now the Weston Portland has many rooms available (Including their base level “traditional room”) on the dates of April 9-11. However there is no option to use points.

    Wondering if you could further look into this as it appears a clear violation of their own rules.


Sign in to help answer questions.