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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #405 on: August 20, 2018, 09:52:28 AM »
Anyone able to merge today?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #406 on: August 20, 2018, 11:20:32 AM »
I attached a Category 9 Travel Package to the Domes of Eluda...Can i only switch to another Cat 6 Hotel or from now until February i can switch to any other 60k point hotel?
Did the same. Would love to know the answer as well

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #407 on: August 20, 2018, 11:27:04 AM »
Did the same. Would love to know the answer as well
Can't do anything except cancel until 9/18.  Hoping we'll know what policy will be before that deadline. However, would not be surprised if they wait until after that date to tell us.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #408 on: August 20, 2018, 11:29:52 AM »
Can't do anything except cancel until 9/18.

Correct. Best case you will be able to use it at any 60k points per night property...worst case, only another Cat 6

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #409 on: August 20, 2018, 12:39:51 PM »
So is anyone holding out hope that Marriott will refunds the 30k points to the holders of Category 6,8 and tier 1-3 certificates? Or maybe will give them the option to upgrade to the next category up for an additional 30k? Or is that clearly not happening?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #410 on: August 20, 2018, 12:57:24 PM »
So is anyone holding out hope that Marriott will refunds the 30k points to the holders of Category 6,8 and tier 1-3 certificates? Or maybe will give them the option to upgrade to the next category up for an additional 30k? Or is that clearly not happening?
I think they’ll refund 30k and call it a day, but they may do nothing or something else

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #411 on: August 20, 2018, 01:30:27 PM »
Marriott showing the rate at the st regis maldives you can not cancel anyway to get around that? I feel like all the bloggers and people in the know are up to something lol

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #412 on: August 20, 2018, 01:33:44 PM »
Marriott showing the rate at the st regis maldives you can not cancel anyway to get around that? I feel like all the bloggers and people in the know are up to something lol

Why do you think Dan is so quite lol

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #413 on: August 20, 2018, 01:43:08 PM »
 :) its slowly killing me. I would appreciate any pm with some help. Something doesn't add up everyone posting for weeks on end and then just quiet.
If there is a rate that you have to book 6 nights for it to be ava can you book then call to cancel one of the nights for a points refund?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #414 on: August 20, 2018, 01:47:48 PM »
:) its slowly killing me. I would appreciate any pm with some help. Something doesn't add up everyone posting for weeks on end and then just quiet.
If there is a rate that you have to book 6 nights for it to be ava can you book then call to cancel one of the nights for a points refund?
Should work.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #415 on: August 20, 2018, 01:48:50 PM »
I think they’ll refund 30k and call it a day, but they may do nothing or something else

Hoping you are right. Or even better would be the option to upgrade for an additional 30k, but that seems unlikely to me.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #416 on: August 20, 2018, 01:58:08 PM »
Anyone have any success booking any STR room with points?
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #417 on: August 20, 2018, 01:58:37 PM »
Marriott showing the rate at the st regis maldives you can not cancel anyway to get around that? I feel like all the bloggers and people in the know are up to something lol
doesnt let me book, nor anyone else i know
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Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #418 on: August 20, 2018, 02:51:29 PM »
doesnt let me book, nor anyone else i know
Tried both online and calling and both are not able to book yet.

They are also not able to match previously made reservations to the new rates just yet, apparently.

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