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Using Starwood nights and flights
« on: October 04, 2011, 05:31:06 PM »
Anyone ever use Nights and Flights? How exactly does it work and when is it worth it to use? Why isn't it ALWAYS worth it to use when staying 4 nights?
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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 05:43:08 PM »
It's only worth it if you need the miles.
But if you have a program that you normally transfer anyway, its a great value.

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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2011, 05:51:35 PM »
I used it in 2007.  60K SPG for 5 nights at Sheraton J'lem+ 100K LAN.
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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2011, 06:13:30 PM »
I used it in 2007.  60K SPG for 5 nights at Sheraton J'lem+ 100K LAN.

Isn't it always worth using as long as you need that many days?? Unless I misunderstood..
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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2011, 06:15:12 PM »
Isn't it always worth using as long as you need that many days?? Unless I misunderstood..

You save 8,000 points.  Most people tend to use their points exclusively for hotels or miles and the 8,000 point bonus isn't compelling enough to switch their views.  If you happen to use them for both then it is worthwhile.

Of course if you can get cash and points you're probably better doing that instead.
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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2011, 06:57:49 PM »
You save 8,000 points.  Most people tend to use their points exclusively for hotels or miles and the 8,000 point bonus isn't compelling enough to switch their views.  If you happen to use them for both then it is worthwhile.

Of course if you can get cash and points you're probably better doing that instead.

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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2013, 05:41:47 PM »
You save 8,000 points.
If you use this option for cat. 4 wouldn't you save 10k *points.

40k*=50k Airline Miles

40k*=5 nights with 5th night free.

Totaling 80k*

But if you use the N&F option, you are saving 10k.

Are my calculations correct?

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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2013, 06:47:16 PM »
If you use this option for cat. 4 wouldn't you save 10k *points.

40k*=50k Airline Miles

40k*=5 nights with 5th night free.

Totaling 80k*

But if you use the N&F option, you are saving 10k.

Are my calculations correct?
Yes, but I was talking about cat 3.
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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2013, 01:55:51 AM »
Yes, but I was talking about cat 3.
Back in the days when there was a Sheraton Jerusalem, and it was a cat 3 :D

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Re: Using Starwood nights and flights
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2013, 05:09:38 AM »
Back in the days when there was a Sheraton Jerusalem, and it was a cat 3 :D
The good old days.
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