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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #560 on: February 23, 2016, 12:07:44 AM »
While I hear what you are saying in a circumstance where someone was planning on using his award stays, but if someone isn't planning on redeeming points toward stays, he could still be interested in making stay quotas, no?

Then he's probably wasting his money.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #561 on: February 23, 2016, 12:28:26 AM »
Then he's probably wasting his money.

Why?? He could be putting them toward airline miles (I.e. one of the biggest advantages of SPG 20:25)

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #562 on: February 23, 2016, 12:52:30 AM »
Why?? He could be putting them toward airline miles (I.e. one of the biggest advantages of SPG 20:25)

If he's not staying at Starwood properties, then why does he care about SPG status?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #563 on: February 23, 2016, 01:30:36 AM »
If he's not staying at Starwood properties, then why does he care about SPG status?

(Feels a little strange that we are having an in-depth discussion of the mind set of a theoretical person. That being said,) simple scenerio- if he has redeemed most of his current available points toward airlines (and therefore has no option of using SNAs at that time) but is planning on opening new SPG cards to have points to stay at SPG properties. Any paid stays to help his stay quota will allow him to have status when booking a hotel stay with his newly accrued points. 

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #564 on: February 23, 2016, 01:54:04 AM »
If he's not staying at Starwood properties, then why does he care about SPG status?
Some people pay money for hotel stays, shocking?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #565 on: February 23, 2016, 01:55:54 AM »
Some people pay money for hotel stays, shocking?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #566 on: February 24, 2016, 11:11:51 AM »
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #567 on: February 24, 2016, 11:13:10 AM »
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #568 on: February 24, 2016, 11:16:00 AM »

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #569 on: February 24, 2016, 12:04:01 PM »
When getting bonus SPG points for taking an Uber during your stay, are they strict with time of checkout? Meaning, if I checkout in the morning and take an Uber later in the afternoon, will I still get 2 pts per dollar or does the system realize that I already checked out?

IME you'll get it.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #570 on: March 04, 2016, 03:35:12 PM »
If I have a five nights under one  reservation, booked under the lower rate, can I drop two nights off without getting repriced to the higher category rate ?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #571 on: March 07, 2016, 09:01:21 AM »
If I have a five nights under one  reservation, booked under the lower rate, can I drop two nights off without getting repriced to the higher category rate ?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #572 on: March 07, 2016, 09:03:27 AM »

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #573 on: March 07, 2016, 09:10:10 AM »
If I have a five nights under one  reservation, booked under the lower rate, can I drop two nights off without getting repriced to the higher category rate ?

It will automatically get repriced due to you not staying 5 nights.
You have to call 888-625-4988 & find out. Its definitely being repriced to a higher rate

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #574 on: March 07, 2016, 09:13:33 AM »
It will automatically get repriced due to you not staying 5 nights.
You have to call 888-625-4988 & find out. Its definitely being repriced to a higher rate

Who says he's talking about a cat 3+?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #575 on: March 07, 2016, 09:28:27 AM »
It will automatically get repriced due to you not staying 5 nights.
You have to call 888-625-4988 & find out. Its definitely being repriced to a higher rate

Who says he's talking about a cat 3+?
It a category 2 hotel, that went up to category 3.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #576 on: March 07, 2016, 09:29:20 AM »
It a category 2 hotel, that went up to category 3.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #577 on: March 07, 2016, 11:48:26 AM »
would a hotel let 2 parents and 2 teens stay in one room / suite?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #578 on: March 07, 2016, 12:05:00 PM »
would a hotel let 2 parents and 2 teens stay in one room / suite?
Obviously depends on the hotel and the room size.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #579 on: March 07, 2016, 12:05:22 PM »
would a hotel let 2 parents and 2 teens stay in one room / suite?
depends on the hotel. But usually they will