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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #780 on: July 12, 2017, 12:03:54 PM »
I need to book 15 rooms for 2 nights at a hotel for a weekend. I found several spg hotels for ~$120 a night but only 3k starpoints. Is there any reason not to book with points? I've heard of other hotels mistreating people for booking large parties with points, and will most likely need the hotels cooperation, and possibly a favor or 2, to make the shabbos happen.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #781 on: July 12, 2017, 12:29:57 PM »
You could make a lot of points if you book with cash (that they'll pay you for, no?) and possibly status. I think it's called the SPG pro program or something. Look it up, not sure of details.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #782 on: July 12, 2017, 12:32:00 PM »
You could make a lot of points if you book with cash (that they'll pay you for, no?) and possibly status. I think it's called the SPG pro program or something. Look it up, not sure of details.
Not worth it for $1800

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #783 on: July 12, 2017, 02:26:48 PM »
Not worth it for $1800
$3,600. Two nights. Are you familiar with the program? Can you elaborate?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #784 on: July 12, 2017, 04:15:54 PM »
$3,600. Two nights. Are you familiar with the program? Can you elaborate?
Well it's $1800 after you consider the value of the starpoints at 2 cpp
I'm not familiar with the program. Did some googling and I don't see any maalos. They do have something where you get some kind of commission on what you book but I couldn't figure it out.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #785 on: July 12, 2017, 04:55:02 PM »
Well it's $1800 after you consider the value of the starpoints at 2 cpp
I'm not familiar with the program. Did some googling and I don't see any maalos. They do have something where you get some kind of commission on what you book but I couldn't figure it out.
If they pay him the full cash price it can't hurt to make points commission, correct?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #786 on: July 12, 2017, 05:07:52 PM »
If they pay him the full cash price it can't hurt to make points commission, correct?
Like 1 point per $3. I'll pass if I'm understanding the program correctly.

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Re: Starwood Question
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #788 on: July 19, 2017, 11:17:20 AM »
I need to book 15 rooms for 2 nights at a hotel for a weekend. I found several spg hotels for ~$120 a night but only 3k starpoints. Is there any reason not to book with points? I've heard of other hotels mistreating people for booking large parties with points, and will most likely need the hotels cooperation, and possibly a favor or 2, to make the shabbos happen.

each hotel may be different. They may be fine and happy with these bookings. You can call the front desk and the manager and find out if they're fine with it. Points are the way to go -- They may be happy to accommodate you.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #789 on: August 20, 2017, 12:53:44 AM »
SPG pay your age promo.. Anyone used this promo for Miami hotels, do the hotels honor promo at check-in?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #790 on: August 20, 2017, 01:13:25 AM »
SPG pay your age promo.. Anyone used this promo for Miami hotels, do the hotels honor promo at check-in?
I think it worked for suites but only for 2nd night or something like fhat
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #791 on: August 21, 2017, 12:44:39 PM »
Looking for about 20,000 starwood points for a stay next week, I have UR points. Is there a way to transfer efficiently or am I better off purchasing the SPG points on their website?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #792 on: August 21, 2017, 12:45:24 PM »
Looking for about 20,000 starwood points for a stay next week, I have UR points. Is there a way to transfer efficiently or am I better off purchasing the SPG points on their website?
Must be same address.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #793 on: August 21, 2017, 12:48:04 PM »
Must be same address.

Same address ? The Chase points are in my name

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #794 on: August 21, 2017, 12:49:11 PM »
Same address ? The Chase points are in my name
Sorry. Thought you were asking about transferring spg