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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #585 on: March 31, 2016, 07:10:02 AM »
If I book 2 rooms to I get credit for each room as a night IE. If I book 2 rooms for 2 nights do I get credit for 4 nights or still 2? (both for status and promos such as stay 15 nights and receive bonus of x)?
yes you get credit for 4 nights. (But you can't get credit for more than 3 rooms per night)

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #586 on: March 31, 2016, 10:09:14 AM »
yes you get credit for 4 nights. (But you can't get credit for more than 3 rooms per night)

Also, if you're working towards an elite statues, for many people, it's easier to reach plat status with 25 stays per year vs. 50 nights per year. A 2-night stay is = to one stay.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #587 on: March 31, 2016, 10:15:15 AM »
Also, if you're working towards an elite statues, for many people, it's easier to reach plat status with 25 stays per year vs. 50 nights per year. A 2-night stay is = to one stay.
yes but in order to get the suite night awards you will need 50 nights BTW

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #588 on: March 31, 2016, 07:03:25 PM »
Also, if you're working towards an elite statues, for many people, it's easier to reach plat status with 25 stays per year vs. 50 nights per year. A 2-night stay is = to one stay.

So if staying for 2 rooms for 3 nights I should make 6 reservations? Do I have a risk of them telling me I have to change rooms in the middle?
I guess it also pays as 6 separate reservations as I will get the 250 bonus each reservations Vs only once?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #589 on: March 31, 2016, 07:35:47 PM »
So if staying for 2 rooms for 3 nights I should make 6 reservations? Do I have a risk of them telling me I have to change rooms in the middle?
I guess it also pays as 6 separate reservations as I will get the 250 bonus each reservations Vs only once?
Iirc if you book back to back they will still count it as one stay cmiiw

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #590 on: March 31, 2016, 10:35:38 PM »
Iirc if you book back to back they will still count it as one stay cmiiw
Correct.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #591 on: April 05, 2016, 12:27:40 PM »
Is it ever possible to get a free upgrade before you get to the hotel? Is there a point in emailing the front desk or something?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #592 on: April 05, 2016, 12:51:27 PM »
Is it ever possible to get a free upgrade before you get to the hotel? Is there a point in emailing the front desk or something?

yes, YMMV, however they know when there are several suites open and that they will most probably not get booked within the next 48 hrs.
then you can call them on-site and they can reserve it for you. Esp gold and plat members

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #593 on: April 05, 2016, 01:03:29 PM »
Is there any way to cancel without redepositing points with a starwood booking pre-devaluation?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #594 on: April 07, 2016, 02:32:02 PM »
Is there any way to cancel without redepositing points with a starwood booking pre-devaluation?
No, however before you cancel, call cooperate and ask for a supervisor. I've had them adjust it manually.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #595 on: April 07, 2016, 02:33:13 PM »
Is it ever possible to get a free upgrade before you get to the hotel? Is there a point in emailing the front desk or something?
Sure. I do it almost every time I stay. Email or call general manager.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #596 on: April 07, 2016, 03:31:54 PM »
No, however before you cancel, call cooperate and ask for a supervisor. I've had them adjust it manually.
Not sure I understand. Please explain. Why am I calling?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #597 on: April 07, 2016, 03:32:50 PM »
Not sure I understand. Please explain. Why am I calling?
To ask for a "favor" to use the pre deval award chart

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #598 on: April 07, 2016, 03:38:13 PM »
Sure. I do it almost every time I stay. Email or call general manager.
Thanks. How do i find the email address for general managers?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #599 on: April 07, 2016, 03:44:16 PM »
To ask for a "favor" to use the pre deval award chart
I don't have an alternative date yet. Is there anything they can do?
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