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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #330 on: August 09, 2018, 11:31:28 PM »
Why is there specific coupon codes for use with Marriott when there is no box to enter it by checkout?

ETA: Nevermind. You enter it while searching.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #333 on: August 13, 2018, 11:11:33 AM »
Just got an email from SPG about my request to use my certificate...It seems like the certificates will be converted to point values, rather than being able to retain the 7 nights in their categories...
« Last Edit: August 13, 2018, 01:01:52 PM by mickeyg »
I have nothing witty to write here....

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #334 on: August 13, 2018, 01:21:45 PM »
And so it begins...

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #335 on: August 13, 2018, 03:47:01 PM »
My wife hit the 5k spend threshold for Marriott 100k point offer within the past few days but her most recent statement closed on the 4th of August before hitting the bonus amount. I want to be able to transfer the full amount into my SPG before the merger because I am Gold and would be limited to 50k after the merger. Is it possible to call chase and have my next statement close today (9 days after my previous statement) and then have the points post and transfer before the merger?
« Last Edit: August 13, 2018, 04:50:12 PM by Mootkim »

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #336 on: August 14, 2018, 09:42:53 AM »
I upgraded my 5 night cert to cat 6 to book 5 nights at residence inn surfside last week of sept. I just noticed that this hotel will become cheaper ( category 4)  on aug 18th and now im wondering if I should cancel the reservation and downgrade the cert back to a cat 5 and rebook next week. should I do that?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #337 on: August 14, 2018, 03:44:07 PM »
I called Marriott today to book a miles+points package.  I was told by the customer service rep that I could book a current category 6 package and it would be eligible for the future category 6 hotel.  She issued the certificate and made the reservation at the hotel and told me I should call back after 8/18 and the certificate would be attached to the reservation.

Is she completely wrong?  Or is this how Marriott will be honoring awards (seems too generous)

How can I ensure Marriott honors this?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #338 on: August 14, 2018, 04:16:19 PM »
I called Marriott today to book a miles+points package.  I was told by the customer service rep that I could book a current category 6 package and it would be eligible for the future category 6 hotel.  She issued the certificate and made the reservation at the hotel and told me I should call back after 8/18 and the certificate would be attached to the reservation.

Is she completely wrong?  Or is this how Marriott will be honoring awards (seems too generous)

How can I ensure Marriott honors this?

I was promised alot of things by marriott for Post 8/18. The best thing you can do is ask for a case # for everything the agent said

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #339 on: August 14, 2018, 05:08:27 PM »
I reached out to Marriott support and THEY CONFIRMED

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I reviewed your reservation and do see that on August 18, 2018 this hotel will change to a Category 6 hotel and the package eCertificate and you ordered will automatically attach to the reservation. 
 
Should this not occur in a timely manner, please call Marriott Customer Care or Marriott Rewards to attach the package eCertificate after this date has passed, but prior to your arrival."

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #340 on: August 15, 2018, 09:23:47 AM »
I booked a cat 1-5 package but gave my wife United account number by mistake. Will the points still transfer to United if the first names don't match?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #341 on: August 16, 2018, 08:30:34 AM »
I attached the cert but never received a confirmation email which makes me think something went wrong. Is this how the reservation is supposed to look?
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #342 on: August 16, 2018, 06:40:16 PM »
If I book 4 or 5 nights under the current lower rate at a hotel, can I later modify the reservation to 2 or 3 nights after the rate goes up, without losing the lower rate? Or is it better to just book each night individually?

Also, would I be able to switch the arrival dates later?
« Last Edit: August 16, 2018, 06:50:19 PM by Ygold »
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #343 on: August 16, 2018, 08:41:16 PM »
how long does it take to see the miles in my Alaska account?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #344 on: August 17, 2018, 11:21:20 AM »
I want to transfer Marriott points to my wife's account, but I realized that the addresses in the account don't match. The policy is that the addresses need to be the same for 30 days. If I try the transfer anyway, will I be at risk of being shut down?