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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #405 on: January 13, 2016, 01:16:10 PM »
Maybe sheraton TLV?
Let's not get into a "is it kosher/good hechsher" argument now

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #406 on: January 13, 2016, 01:17:47 PM »
Do I need to pay using my Amex SPG business card in order to access Sheraton Lounges, or just showing them the card is good enough?
IINM, You don't need to use the biz card. Once you have it attached to your SPG account, that benefit should be automatic with any reservation made from that account.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #407 on: January 13, 2016, 01:18:08 PM »
Does any SPG hotel offer Platinum members kosher breakfast?
Well personally I'm a Hyatt guy so I don't know the ins and outs of SPG benefits, but I read a post that seems to imply that even SPG golds are entitled to "Diamond Kosher breakfast." http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=14518.msg593558#msg593558

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #408 on: January 13, 2016, 01:19:20 PM »
IINM, You don't need to use the biz card. Once you have it attached to your SPG account, that benifit should be automatic with any reservation made from that account.

So an AU card won't work because it has to be attached to your SPG account?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #409 on: January 13, 2016, 01:20:18 PM »
Well personally I'm a Hyatt guy so I don't know the ins and outs of SPG benefits, but I read a post that seems to imply that even SPG golds are entitled to "Diamond Kosher breakfast." http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=14518.msg593558#msg593558

Interesting, since when does SPG Gold get free breakfast?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #410 on: January 13, 2016, 01:24:27 PM »
So an AU card won't work because it has to be attached to your SPG account?
What I'm saying is, the card used for the reservation is irrelevant - as long as the reservation is made from the SPG account that has the biz card.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #411 on: January 13, 2016, 01:25:32 PM »
What I'm saying is, the card used for the reservation is irrelevant - as long as the reservation is made from the SPG account that has the biz card.

So if I just show them an AU for the SPG business card, I won't get access?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #412 on: January 13, 2016, 01:27:03 PM »
So if I just show them an AU for the SPG business card, I won't get access?
That might work if the hotel staff are nice/clueless, but I don't think that's how the benefit is supposed to work.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #413 on: January 13, 2016, 01:27:48 PM »
That might work if the hotel staff are nice/clueless, but I don't think that's how the benefit is supposed to work.

If they're clueless, they probably won't know that SPG business cards get access in the first place.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #414 on: January 13, 2016, 01:29:18 PM »
If they're clueless, they probably won't know that SPG business cards get access in the first place.
If you get a clueless rep or get turned down by a rep, you can always WATBATA

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #415 on: January 13, 2016, 01:32:10 PM »
If you get a clueless rep or get turned down by a rep, you can always WATBATA

I can't find that acronym here.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #416 on: January 13, 2016, 01:34:16 PM »
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #417 on: January 13, 2016, 01:35:13 PM »

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #418 on: January 13, 2016, 01:35:44 PM »
Added it

Nice! Never thought of that idea.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #419 on: January 13, 2016, 01:40:53 PM »
Nice! Never thought of that idea.
You're welcome then!
It can definitely be useful. The only problem is that usually the same rep is still there and occasionally they remember that you were there 5 minutes before. :P