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Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« on: November 22, 2020, 11:07:09 AM »

Maxed out with elite credits from Bonvoy credit cards and platinum choice 5 night amenity, I am still 5 elite night credits short of Titanium and was wondering if anyone has done a "ghost/phantom" booking (using points for a stay and not physically showing up at the hotel) ? If so, would you advise doing only domestically and being honest with the hotel ? Thanks

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2020, 11:47:35 AM »
I didn't notice any difference between Platinum and Titanium
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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2020, 12:29:50 PM »
Maxed out with elite credits from Bonvoy credit cards and platinum choice 5 night amenity, I am still 5 elite night credits short of Titanium and was wondering if anyone has done a "ghost/phantom" booking (using points for a stay and not physically showing up at the hotel) ? If so, would you advise doing only domestically and being honest with the hotel ? Thanks
can book hotels for others and add as guest? You can also do at a local cheap hotel if convenient

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2020, 12:38:18 PM »
So no chance at doing a ghost booking and getting credit ??

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2020, 12:51:32 PM »
If you are looking to burn nights my sister plan on going to miami for 4 days if you want to subsidie it and she will be 2nd geust

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2020, 03:47:12 PM »
Maxed out with elite credits from Bonvoy credit cards and platinum choice 5 night amenity, I am still 5 elite night credits short of Titanium and was wondering if anyone has done a "ghost/phantom" booking (using points for a stay and not physically showing up at the hotel) ? If so, would you advise doing only domestically and being honest with the hotel ? Thanks
If you dont physically show up, you wont get credit

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2020, 03:51:52 PM »
If you dont physically show up, you wont get credit
Thanks - I know you know your stuff @mochjas.  No way around it ?

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2020, 03:54:39 PM »
Thanks - I know you know your stuff @mochjas.  No way around it ?
find someone to check in for you

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2020, 03:57:41 PM »
find someone to check in for you
so stupid question @mochjas : why wouldn't a hotel want a ghost guest ? not like it is costing them any more

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2022, 01:29:53 AM »
i am thinking of starting a new thread for getting Marriott elite night credits.
e.g. finding a really cheap hotel and locating 1 person to check in for a whole bunch... or Marriott meetings....
 looking for a good thread name, any suggestions plz post?

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2022, 03:23:34 PM »
i am thinking of starting a new thread for getting Marriott elite night credits.
e.g. finding a really cheap hotel and locating 1 person to check in for a whole bunch... or Marriott meetings....
 looking for a good thread name, any suggestions plz post?

wondering if app check in would?

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2022, 05:40:24 PM »
wondering if app check in would?
depends on the property.

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2022, 08:56:48 PM »
i am thinking of starting a new thread for getting Marriott elite night credits.
e.g. finding a really cheap hotel and locating 1 person to check in for a whole bunch... or Marriott meetings....
 looking for a good thread name, any suggestions plz post?
2 Marriotts under $50
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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2022, 12:23:44 AM »
2 Marriotts under $50
If you need someone to check in to the Houston one I may have someone. If you find something near Central Jersey Id be happy to check in.

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2022, 01:39:13 AM »
i am thinking of starting a new thread for getting Marriott elite night credits.
e.g. finding a really cheap hotel and locating 1 person to check in for a whole bunch... or Marriott meetings....
 looking for a good thread name, any suggestions plz post?

Does marriot meetings still work?
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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2022, 01:46:22 AM »
depends on the property.
is there anyway to find out, other than trial and error?

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2022, 01:49:08 AM »
2 Marriotts under $50
its $64 but how did you find those? maybe I can find others in more common areas

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Re: Marriott : Short 5 nights of Titanium
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2022, 12:47:46 PM »
its $64 but how did you find those? maybe I can find others in more common areas
https://www.google.com/travel/hotels?q=marriott%20under%20%2450 then zoom out and/or move the map
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