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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #260 on: October 08, 2015, 05:52:59 PM »
in the past, the Plat status got you the plat room/Club Floor upgrade. This automatically gives your room keys the access to the Club Floor in the elevator and the same room cards allow you to swipe to gain access into the club lounge. If you ask for 3 room keys when you arrive, then that would work the same. We enjoyed the plat status access to the quieter and emptier club lounges while it lasted. Great food and free drink selection, a private "living room" that was empty during the super bowl, and a good place to use computers and printers for business for free when needed.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #261 on: October 08, 2015, 07:45:47 PM »
can i access the lounge without checking into hotel?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #262 on: October 08, 2015, 07:47:42 PM »
can i access the lounge without checking into hotel?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #263 on: October 20, 2015, 02:54:40 PM »
Multiple night stay needs 1 suite night award to be applied or a seperate suite night award for each night of the stay?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #264 on: October 21, 2015, 09:07:04 AM »
how many guests would i be able to take in with me to the lounge?

Technically it's the primary cardholder and one registered guest staying in the  same room.  As always, YMMV

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #265 on: October 21, 2015, 09:10:35 AM »
So 210 stays/nights in 10 years. If you do 21 weekend 1 night stays a year for the next 10 years at a Cat 1 (2k SPG per night), that's 420k SPG for Lifetime Platinum.

If you churn multiple business cards yearly its more

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #266 on: October 22, 2015, 08:28:20 AM »
If you churn multiple business cards yearly its more less
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #267 on: October 22, 2015, 09:06:36 AM »

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #268 on: October 23, 2015, 12:36:54 PM »
I have an upcoming paid stay at a SPG hotel, and i add a plat member to my reservation, and i am the one checking in, do i get plat benefits/upgrades at check in?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #269 on: October 23, 2015, 12:40:46 PM »
I have an upcoming paid stay at a SPG hotel, and i add a plat member to my reservation, and i am the one checking in, do i get plat benefits/upgrades at check in?
You should
ETA: Did you add the plat SPG number to reservation?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #270 on: October 23, 2015, 12:44:40 PM »
You should
ETA: Did you add the plat SPG number to reservation?

followup.. any plats wanna join my reservation.. :P

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #271 on: October 23, 2015, 12:45:22 PM »
followup.. any plats wanna join my reservation.. :P
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #272 on: October 23, 2015, 01:43:39 PM »
You should
ETA: Did you add the plat SPG number to reservation?

They did not let us do that in FL. Both of were present, but day 1 was a non-plat reservation while Days 2-5 were plat reservations.
They didn't even let us go to the club lounge until my plat reservation applied the next day. This was even while we were both there, in FL staying in the same room...
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #273 on: October 23, 2015, 03:39:15 PM »
They did not let us do that in FL. Both of were present, but day 1 was a non-plat reservation while Days 2-5 were plat reservations.
They didn't even let us go to the club lounge until my plat reservation applied the next day. This was even while we were both there, in FL staying in the same room...
Of course they wont allow it if it was booked from a non-plat account. I was implying that if it was booked using a plat account you can get the benefits even if you are not the accountholder

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #274 on: October 24, 2015, 01:14:00 PM »
They did not let us do that in FL. Both of were present, but day 1 was a non-plat reservation while Days 2-5 were plat reservations.
They didn't even let us go to the club lounge until my plat reservation applied the next day. This was even while we were both there, in FL staying in the same room...
Why did you do that and not the opposite - have the non-plat day at the end of the stay?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #275 on: October 24, 2015, 07:23:45 PM »
Why did you do that and not the opposite - have the non-plat day at the end of the stay?
+1  Or just book the whole thing through plat account?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #276 on: October 24, 2015, 08:35:34 PM »
How does it work with gold?  Do they actually upgrade?  What about if the person staying isn't the actual account holder?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #277 on: October 24, 2015, 10:10:08 PM »
How does it work with gold?  Do they actually upgrade?  What about if the person staying isn't the actual account holder?
If its available then definitely. You don't need to be the account holder.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #278 on: October 24, 2015, 10:16:40 PM »
If its available then definitely. You don't need to be the account holder.
Is it like hertz president.... (they say they do but never actually do...)

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #279 on: October 24, 2015, 10:24:05 PM »
Why did you do that and not the opposite - have the non-plat day at the end of the stay?

We could have switched it on the spot, as we've done in the past.
This FL location had just finished Yeshiva Week and perhaps they were overworked -- the lady at the counter had zero interest in working to accomodate the situation.
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