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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2018, 05:19:58 PM »
Im sure you are not happy with the W Guangzhou going from 4-5
I usually book that one with Cash so no big deal....
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2018, 07:38:32 AM »
I don't remember the sheraton eatontown being on the list. For some reason the link for the list doesn't work anymore.

Does anyone remember if it went up to a 3? Its pricing out like that now

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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #17 on: March 27, 2018, 08:22:14 AM »
I don't remember the sheraton eatontown being on the list. For some reason the link for the list doesn't work anymore.

Does anyone remember if it went up to a 3? Its pricing out like that now
If it did, it did.
SPG reserves the right to add and subtract without notice. Several hotels that said they would go down didn't, like the LM Rome.
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #18 on: March 27, 2018, 03:59:54 PM »
Says Category 3 now on the SPG app.... I definitely do not recall seeing it on the list.

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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #19 on: March 27, 2018, 04:04:21 PM »
Says Category 3 now on the SPG app.... I definitely do not recall seeing it on the list.
If it did, it did.
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2018, 04:31:09 PM »
Big blow to my mattress runs

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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2018, 02:07:34 PM »
I don't remember the sheraton eatontown being on the list. For some reason the link for the list doesn't work anymore.

Does anyone remember if it went up to a 3? Its pricing out like that now
prob because of how many people booked via awards!!!

also I heard they plan on doing renovation
but usually it doesn't go up till after....
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #22 on: April 15, 2018, 12:26:48 AM »
Booked in a few dates for Sheraton Tel Aviv before the price change to lock in the rates. Looking at the reservation, it looks like the higher price comes up for the cash and points i booked (10k points + 180). I double checked my activity and only 6K was deducted.
Should i be concerned that the higher rate will be deducted/charged when I checkin/checkout?


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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #23 on: April 15, 2018, 12:56:27 AM »
Booked in a few dates for Sheraton Tel Aviv before the price change to lock in the rates. Looking at the reservation, it looks like the higher price comes up for the cash and points i booked (10k points + 180). I double checked my activity and only 6K was deducted.
Should i be concerned that the higher rate will be deducted/charged when I checkin/checkout?


No, normal SPG bug.
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2018, 07:44:07 AM »
No, normal SPG bug.

Thanks,

any workaround to maybe change 1 or 2 of the dates for a day before/after checkin? Perhaps by calling the hotel directly?
i.e. 8/22-24 to 8/23-25?

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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #25 on: May 03, 2018, 02:15:09 PM »
Thanks,

any workaround to maybe change 1 or 2 of the dates for a day before/after checkin? Perhaps by calling the hotel directly?
i.e. 8/22-24 to 8/23-25?
If they dont have those dates
or if the rate changed its difficult
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #26 on: May 06, 2018, 01:39:50 PM »
If they dont have those dates
or if the rate changed its difficult

So they have the dates, but the rate changes. What’s the best way of approaching this if for example I booked 7/22-26 but need 23-27?

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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #27 on: May 06, 2018, 01:47:15 PM »
So they have the dates, but the rate changes. What’s the best way of approaching this if for example I booked 7/22-26 but need 23-27?
Maybe call the hotel manager and tell them your actually coming 22nd at night but very late past 12am

Then call back a few weeks later and tell them your flights changed and you’ll be arriving the next morning and leaving 27th early


Etc. keep a follow up with one person at the hotel maybe they could accommodate you without modifying it.
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Re: SPG 2018 award category changes
« Reply #28 on: May 06, 2018, 01:48:21 PM »
Maybe call the hotel manager and tell them your actually coming 22nd at night but very late past 12am

Then call back a few weeks later and tell them your flights changed and you’ll be arriving the next morning and leaving 27th early


Etc. keep a follow up with one person at the hotel maybe they could accommodate you without modifying it.
But only follow up and keep a dialogue with one person

So he remembers you
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