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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8565 on: May 10, 2018, 09:10:32 PM »
This is my first time putting a question in. I did it on the Marriott nights and flights thread.
I used this method over a year ago to get Southwest status and got a week in Rome at an amazing Marriott associated hotel. We want to do this again and I understand transferring thru to United is considered the best option and best to pick a higher hotel for nights.Therefore we are interested in the Ritz in Manhattan for a week which requires over 500,000 Marriott points ( and 1/3rd of that in SPG points) which would then transfer into a certain number of United points(132K). Before I do that I checked transfers of SPG points directly into United points and it looks like you would get 2 for one that way. It then seems that we wold lose a lot of potential united points doing this. Am I missing something?


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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8566 on: May 23, 2018, 12:08:19 PM »
Is it possible to have Walmart ship 1 item & keep the second item (from same order) for pickup ?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8567 on: May 23, 2018, 02:01:50 PM »
This is my first time putting a question in. I did it on the Marriott nights and flights thread.
I used this method over a year ago to get Southwest status and got a week in Rome at an amazing Marriott associated hotel. We want to do this again and I understand transferring thru to United is considered the best option and best to pick a higher hotel for nights.Therefore we are interested in the Ritz in Manhattan for a week which requires over 500,000 Marriott points ( and 1/3rd of that in SPG points) which would then transfer into a certain number of United points(132K). Before I do that I checked transfers of SPG points directly into United points and it looks like you would get 2 for one that way. It then seems that we wold lose a lot of potential united points doing this. Am I missing something?
You do not get 2 for 1, you get 1 to 1 and a 5k bonus for each 20k you transfer.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #8568 on: May 23, 2018, 04:16:35 PM »
Is it possible to have Walmart ship 1 item & keep the second item (from same order) for pickup ?
Anyone have an answer for this ? (#freeshipping)