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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #75 on: December 13, 2015, 04:26:24 PM »
St Regis Bahia Beach 30k SPG x 4 nights ($2500 cash price).

Really only need 3 but my checkin date had 4 night min. I'll figure something out (I hope).

do you have SPG plat? wondering what type of suite upgrade you may be able to get.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #76 on: December 13, 2015, 05:47:38 PM »
Whats going on in Port Washington?
DW taking our daughter to visit some summer camp friends during school vacation. Sorry it's not more exciting than that!

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #77 on: December 13, 2015, 06:06:36 PM »
do you have SPG plat? wondering what type of suite upgrade you may be able to get.
Only Gold but hotel is completely sold out so not expecting much.

First get the 5th night free then figure something out
Then I'd have 2 nights to cancel.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #78 on: December 13, 2015, 10:12:24 PM »
DW taking our daughter to visit some summer camp friends during school vacation. Sorry it's not more exciting than that!
Aha, was just wondering why you  emphasized its proximity to Port Washington.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #79 on: December 14, 2015, 12:11:19 AM »
St Regis Bahia Beach 30k SPG x 4 nights ($2500 cash price).

Really only need 3 but my checkin date had 4 night min. I'll figure something out (I hope).
Emergency with kids back home?

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #80 on: December 20, 2015, 02:10:28 PM »
Hyatt Regency Long Island. Figured its close, I can try out my Diamond status for the first time, and was able to use my DSU before Feb. Also - its quite cheap.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #81 on: December 20, 2015, 02:34:48 PM »
St Regis Bahia Beach 30k SPG x 4 nights ($2500 cash price).

Really only need 3 but my checkin date had 4 night min. I'll figure something out (I hope).
Called SPG who reached out to the hotel. Got 30k refunded and ressy modified to 3 nights.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #82 on: December 20, 2015, 06:30:42 PM »
booked my last 2 nights for 2015 to reach plat status through Feb 2017. (hoping marriott keeps SPG elite program alive. a few more years = lifetime plat)

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #83 on: December 20, 2015, 08:06:06 PM »
First award booking ever: 5 nights Hilton Waldorf Astoria in Rome! So excited for 25th anniversary/retirement trip. It's surreal. We typically stay in places less than $100.  Have reservations for other nights but need to work on points.

Wed: points used
Thurs:
Fri: weekend cert
Sat: weekend cert
Sun: fifth night free

Will use points for Thurs. Just got 80k Amex Surpass in mail yesterday. Only one unsolved mystery. Where the 80k in my account came from after talking to CSR about reservations. I only have Citi Hilton Reserve and new surpass used today for the first time.

@ Matouv (? spelling), can you please explain previous post about free meals at Waldorf using Barclay card? Hubs has one.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #84 on: December 20, 2015, 08:07:48 PM »
Quote from: GettingReady link=topic=52456.msg1353665#msg1353665

@ Matouv (? spelling), can you please explain previous post about free meals at Waldorf using Barclay card? Hubs has one.

Use the Barclay to pay the bill,
Over 100.00 you can redeem for travel.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #85 on: December 20, 2015, 08:10:20 PM »
First award booking ever: 5 nights Hilton Waldorf Astoria in Rome! So excited for 25th anniversary/retirement trip. It's surreal. We typically stay in places less than $100.  Have reservations for other nights but need to work on points.

Wed: points used
Thurs:
Fri: weekend cert
Sat: weekend cert
Sun: fifth night free

Will use points for Thurs. Just got 80k Amex Surpass in mail yesterday. Only one unsolved mystery. Where the 80k in my account came from after talking to CSR about reservations. I only have Citi Hilton Reserve and new surpass used today for the first time.

@ Matouv (? spelling), can you please explain previous post about free meals at Waldorf using Barclay card? Hubs has one.

Use the Barclay to pay the bill,
Over 100.00 you can redeem for travel.

Just FYI - that doesnt make your meal free.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #86 on: December 20, 2015, 08:22:05 PM »
First award booking ever: 5 nights Hilton Waldorf Astoria in Rome! So excited for 25th anniversary/retirement trip. It's surreal. We typically stay in places less than $100.  Have reservations for other nights but need to work on points.

Wed: points used
Thurs:
Fri: weekend cert
Sat: weekend cert
Sun: fifth night free

Will use points for Thurs. Just got 80k Amex Surpass in mail yesterday. Only one unsolved mystery. Where the 80k in my account came from after talking to CSR about reservations. I only have Citi Hilton Reserve and new surpass used today for the first time.

@ Matouv (? spelling), can you please explain previous post about free meals at Waldorf using Barclay card? Hubs has one.
I dont think you will get the fifth night free unless you use 4 nights with points. I dont think you can combine 2 nights of certificates and 2 points nights to get the 5th night free. If you can that would be awesome! anyone have any experience

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #87 on: December 20, 2015, 08:40:56 PM »
I dont think you will get the fifth night free unless you use 4 nights with points. I dont think you can combine 2 nights of certificates and 2 points nights to get the 5th night free. If you can that would be awesome! anyone have any experience

I didn't think so either, but CSR said I could. Hubs was going to do a weekend with his cert and she suggested he use it elsewhere so I could get the free night (if all bookings were in my name). We'll see what happens when I get the other points.

Thanks for replying about the Barclay. That's what I thought but wasn't sure if I was missing something.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #88 on: December 20, 2015, 08:46:21 PM »
I didn't think so either, but CSR said I could. Hubs was going to do a weekend with his cert and she suggested he use it elsewhere so I could get the free night (if all bookings were in my name). We'll see what happens when I get the other points.

Thanks for replying about the Barclay. That's what I thought but wasn't sure if I was missing something.
do you have an actual booking?

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #89 on: December 20, 2015, 08:58:30 PM »
do you have an actual booking?

We're booked for every night but Thurs. Once I have the points for that, CSR said to take dh off booking for 5th night and I can get it free.