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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #80 on: August 07, 2012, 12:53:36 AM »
heh
I'm just trying to figure out the chochma of this game. if you leave the United # blank you risk them automatically linking your account, so I assumed that it can happen with SPG # too
but i sure do trust Dan!!!  8)
Part of the chochma is that it isn't one size fits all and while something works one way in one situation it might work differently in another situation.
For the record I just hear from someone that left their # blank with SPG and got the bonus in their old account..
It looks like Amex linked them to the account and still granted them the bonus. Personal and business.
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #81 on: August 07, 2012, 01:05:29 AM »
It seems to me that amex may have changed their policy. In the past it was written that once you got the bonus you can no longer get it, but if you look closely at the applications these days, they write that you may not get the bonus if you applied in the 'last year'. I t does not say anything if you had the card 2 years ago ect..

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #82 on: August 07, 2012, 01:35:21 AM »
« Last Edit: August 07, 2012, 01:37:33 AM by Dan »
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #83 on: August 07, 2012, 01:39:38 AM »
This is exactly 5,000 points over the year-round offer, not sure what everyone is getting all worked up about. If it was 50k I could understand, but 5k? C'mon!
Do you know what some around here would do for an extra 5k points?  :)
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #84 on: August 07, 2012, 01:42:58 AM »
This is exactly 5,000 points over the year-round offer, not sure what everyone is getting all worked up about. If it was 50k I could understand, but 5k? C'mon!
5K is more than enough for 3 nights (nearly 5 nights for plats) with C&P at the Sheraton CLE with $200 rates...
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #85 on: August 07, 2012, 08:30:47 AM »
I tried applying online and on both offers the site showed that it is no longer available.

I called personal at 877 621 2639 and got approved!!!!

I called business at 888 830 4934 and waiting for approval......

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #86 on: August 07, 2012, 09:49:57 AM »
30K Consumer is up.

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #87 on: August 07, 2012, 09:54:18 AM »
anyone having issues with the 30k business card ?
i tells me the offer is no longer available

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #88 on: August 07, 2012, 10:09:44 AM »
same here

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #89 on: August 07, 2012, 10:17:17 AM »
Has anyone ever tried a 2/3BM with 2 SPG biz cards?
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #90 on: August 07, 2012, 10:17:52 AM »
anyone having issues with the 30k business card ?
i tells me the offer is no longer available
same here
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #91 on: August 07, 2012, 10:30:50 AM »
I asked to be matched since I applied less than 30 days ago and they told me to get bent.

Oh well!

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #92 on: August 07, 2012, 10:43:43 AM »
its interesting that you can have multiple starwood cards open at the same time without having to move credit lines to close them out
are there any other CC out there that let you keep multiple cards open??
am i understanding this correctly? or did I miss something

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #93 on: August 07, 2012, 10:44:22 AM »
I asked to be matched since I applied less than 30 days ago and they told me to get bent.

Oh well!
You called for courtesy points and they didn't award you any?
For the past few months I have been calling to get courtesy points. I usually recieve between 1-3k

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #94 on: August 07, 2012, 10:45:09 AM »
When applying for multiple Amex SPG, should I include my SPG # on the application or leave it blank... and then call Amex once approved to update it with my SPG # ?

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #95 on: August 07, 2012, 10:54:50 AM »
You called for courtesy points and they didn't award you any?
For the past few months I have been calling to get courtesy points. I usually recieve between 1-3k

Is asking to be matched to a better offer considered courtesy points? I'm not sure

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #96 on: August 07, 2012, 10:58:29 AM »
Is asking to be matched to a better offer considered courtesy points? I'm not sure

Try both SM and phone for the 5k match, only if these options fail, try for the lower amount of courtesy points.  I am also waiting on SM response to same request, opened new SPG cards last month, trying for match.

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #97 on: August 07, 2012, 11:04:59 AM »
Thinking that 2 Ink Bolds ( 75,000 - 100,000 pts.) may be better than 2 SPGs (60,000) today?

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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #98 on: August 07, 2012, 11:07:17 AM »
Depends on what you wanna do with the points.
But as you read Dan's nice post on the main site today, you might want to reconsider.
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Re: Starwood SPG 30k
« Reply #99 on: August 07, 2012, 11:21:06 AM »
Seriously, has anyone ever tried doing 2 SPG biz cards at the same time?
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