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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3500 on: June 12, 2018, 11:14:26 PM »
Does the $30,000 needed to spend for gold status need to be on the Same starwood card or is combined between all the starwood cards you have?
Usually same card
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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3501 on: June 13, 2018, 01:03:55 AM »
Usually same card
What do you mean usually?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3502 on: June 13, 2018, 09:27:28 AM »
Each card is looked at as it own account.
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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3503 on: June 13, 2018, 10:12:46 AM »
Each card is looked at as it own account.
I understand. but why usually, do they sometimes count 2 accounts as one?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3504 on: June 29, 2018, 02:07:41 AM »
I understand. but why usually, do they sometimes count 2 accounts as one?
my 2 cards are now 1 regarding amount of stays towards status, and of course the points balance.
not sure abt the spend though

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3505 on: July 04, 2018, 06:46:20 PM »
Just got the AF, Im assuming pays to keep open for the free annual night in Aug?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3506 on: July 04, 2018, 06:48:47 PM »
Yes.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3507 on: July 04, 2018, 06:57:12 PM »
Are you sure your will get the free night in August? I don't think you will.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3508 on: July 04, 2018, 06:58:15 PM »
Are you sure your will get the free night in August? I don't think you will.
When?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3509 on: July 04, 2018, 07:00:46 PM »
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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3510 on: July 04, 2018, 07:15:37 PM »
NEXT anniversary.
So if my AF is now, I should prob cancel, because it will cost me 2 AF's for the free night?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3511 on: July 07, 2018, 06:41:26 PM »
YES 2019--think worth the one extra fee -my fee is $65 -- it is worth paying for one night free

BUT-- Call and try to get a spending offer some have gotten

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3512 on: July 17, 2018, 10:33:38 AM »
My fee posted in July but is payable in Aug. I called Amex to see if I would get the free night this year, they said yes, since it goes by statement date (which is past Aug 1). I asked for proof, they transferred me to Starwood who said they have no idea, and Amex doesn't really know what's going on. (He was pretty honest that the merger is being handled badly on the backend and nobody understands anything yet).

Do I trust Amex? If I don't get the night by 2 weeks, do you think I can get them to waive the fee?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3513 on: July 17, 2018, 11:51:00 AM »
My fee posted in July but is payable in Aug. I called Amex to see if I would get the free night this year, they said yes, since it goes by statement date (which is past Aug 1). I asked for proof, they transferred me to Starwood who said they have no idea, and Amex doesn't really know what's going on. (He was pretty honest that the merger is being handled badly on the backend and nobody understands anything yet).

Do I trust Amex? If I don't get the night by 2 weeks, do you think I can get them to waive the fee?

SORRY TO SAY-- you will not get the free night this year  and as far I know Amx "never" waves the fee-- maybe they will give you spending challenge -spend $500 -get 3000 miles etc

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3514 on: July 17, 2018, 03:32:11 PM »
SORRY TO SAY-- you will not get the free night this year  and as far I know Amx "never" waves the fee-- maybe they will give you spending challenge -spend $500 -get 3000 miles etc

The question is whether I can leverage what the rep told me to get the fee waived. What's there AF refund policy?

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3515 on: July 17, 2018, 04:02:09 PM »
The question is whether I can leverage what the rep told me to get the fee waived. What's there AF refund policy?
Ask him/her to send confirmation email, record your conversation, use it for proof.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3516 on: July 17, 2018, 04:28:23 PM »
Ask him/her to send confirmation email, record your conversation, use it for proof.

Tried, they said since it's a new feature, they can't provide proof. Maybe I will HUCA.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3517 on: July 31, 2018, 12:04:37 AM »
My AF arrived on July 27th! Any updates how to deal with it? I was sure it was August 3rd.

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3518 on: July 31, 2018, 12:21:08 AM »
My AF arrived on July 27th! Any updates how to deal with it? I was sure it was August 3rd.
Call retention...

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Re: Starwood AMEX Master Thread
« Reply #3519 on: July 31, 2018, 01:46:36 AM »
Call retention...
I tried many times this week, they are not giving any offers, maybe I am not lucky but I could not get anything.
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