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SPG hotel help
« on: October 13, 2013, 11:04:02 AM »
Hello,

If one wants to book an international SPG hotel and one has an SPG card, what is the best way to maximize the points? My guess is that you cannot use hotel.com and get the SPG 5x - or can you?

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013, 10:07:34 PM »
Unless you're getting a decent discount from hotels.com or orbitz always book via SPG.com if you want to maximize your benefits and status.

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2014, 11:59:20 AM »
I'm 2 stays short of Gold. I may be staying at an SPG soon the same night that a friend of mine is going as well. Is there a way that I can book both a room for myself and a room for my friend and have it count as 2 stays?

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2014, 12:14:21 PM »
I'm 2 stays short of Gold. I may be staying at an SPG soon the same night that a friend of mine is going as well. Is there a way that I can book both a room for myself and a room for my friend and have it count as 2 stays?

You don't have the platinum card? If yes it gives automatic (when you call in) gold status..

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2014, 12:43:17 PM »
Is there a way that I can book both a room for myself and a room for my friend and have it count as 2 stays?
That's how it works.
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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2014, 12:45:22 PM »
I'm 2 stays short of Gold. I may be staying at an SPG soon the same night that a friend of mine is going as well. Is there a way that I can book both a room for myself and a room for my friend and have it count as 2 stays?
Just call up and ask for Gold. Works more often than you think.
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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2014, 12:46:16 PM »
You don't have the platinum card? If yes it gives automatic (when you call in) gold status..
It's not guaranteed. Every time I called, I was told no.

That's how it works.
Oh, thanks. Can I book them under the same reservation? Or do I need to do two separate bookings?

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2014, 12:50:24 PM »
It's not guaranteed. Every time I called, I was told no.


should be guaranteed  i think its in the benefits book that comes with the platinum card

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2014, 12:35:01 AM »
should be guaranteed  i think its in the benefits book that comes with the platinum card

that is correct..

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2014, 01:44:19 AM »
Oh, thanks. Can I book them under the same reservation? Or do I need to do two separate bookings?
Not sure about booking them together. To avoid any issues I'd just book them as separate reservations.
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Re: SPG hotel help
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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2014, 11:01:06 AM »
should be guaranteed  i think its in the benefits book that comes with the platinum card
Ah! So sorry! I read that as "you don't have the card"? Meaning the SPG card.

I do not have a Plat card. So, for me, I either have to make the stays or call up and try to get it like MP said.

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Re: SPG hotel help
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2014, 11:11:15 AM »
Ah! So sorry! I read that as "you don't have the card"? Meaning the SPG card.

I do not have a Plat card. So, for me, I either have to make the stays or call up and try to get it like MP said.
i currently have the platinum. trying ot get the status now before i close my card  ;)