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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #520 on: August 22, 2018, 08:26:02 PM »
For those that will be doing it this way note that the points will not be deposited back into account for possibly 7-10 days.

+1 --> I'm 4 days in the wait.  Each time I call, I'm told to keep waiting.  I haven't been told the 7-10 days yet -- just that they're working on the issue. 

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #521 on: August 23, 2018, 12:10:36 AM »
Anyone call Marriott about being down graded from Platinum back to Gold in effort to get switched back?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #522 on: August 23, 2018, 12:43:42 AM »
Gold is what I got. But I was under the impression that gold earned on the Marriot program will turn into platinum. Couldnít find anything that said if it was earned by the credit it would be treated differently.
It had to be earned by stays to get platinum. If you got gold from a match you are supposed to stay at gold
Marriott wasnít clear on this (Re status earned by RC card). They were clear that spg gold earned by cc would translate to Marriott gold.
i got plat, because i had 10k spend on my RC card, maybe thats different than just having the card open the first year?
marriott said clearly that if you had gold from their side (and no this isnt a "match") then it would convert into plat

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #523 on: August 23, 2018, 12:46:51 AM »
Anyone call Marriott about being down graded from Platinum back to Gold in effort to get switched back?
Could you call for me? :)

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #524 on: August 23, 2018, 01:22:24 AM »
5th person told me that though his supervisor wonít allow the change he advises I call the hotel directly to cancel and rebook. So I did and it worked pretty easily. I simply told them that Iíll rebook the same nights before you go ahead and cancel to ensure that I am not simply looking to cancel to waive the fee.
There was availability though?  My issue is the SR is no longer bookable, so they cant do that...
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #525 on: August 23, 2018, 02:35:27 AM »
1) any reason to wait on merging accounts?
2)
For those who still have Plat match it ASAP at https://mrrewardsplus.com/en_US/ as the site is live.
this is down till 8/24 for now

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #526 on: August 23, 2018, 04:52:00 AM »
@Dan how do you have 15 years of platinum and only 280 nights?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #527 on: August 23, 2018, 05:14:37 AM »
@Dan how do you have 15 years of platinum and only 280 nights?

Throwing out the first pitch counted for like 200 nights

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #528 on: August 23, 2018, 05:15:19 AM »
So will it no longer be possible to book a reservation on marriott and attach the points later?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #529 on: August 23, 2018, 06:13:38 AM »
So will it no longer be possible to book a reservation on marriott and attach the points later?

I don't know if its not possible at all but I asked a rep to hold a booking for me until all my points came in (i'm 8k short and know I'd be way over if all my amex points that usually come in on like the 20th of the month were there) and she said she couldn't do it, but who knows if that's because they can't seem to do much of anything with all the IT problems!

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #530 on: August 23, 2018, 06:14:32 AM »
 New SPG LUX card is live at 100k

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #531 on: August 23, 2018, 06:19:39 AM »
New SPG LUX card is live at 100k

Link?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #534 on: August 23, 2018, 06:26:46 AM »
Iíll be getting it hopefully today.
Was really hoping for a higher bonus

If you have the other SPG personal and/or biz card are you inelligible?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #535 on: August 23, 2018, 06:32:48 AM »
If you have the other SPG personal and/or biz card are you inelligible?

Only after 8/26 I believe

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #536 on: August 23, 2018, 06:41:37 AM »
So pathetic that a $450/year card doesn't have better spending benefits.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #537 on: August 23, 2018, 06:43:14 AM »
Throwing out the first pitch counted for like 200 nights
:D
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #538 on: August 23, 2018, 06:43:31 AM »
@Dan how do you have 15 years of platinum and only 280 nights?
:)
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #539 on: August 23, 2018, 06:45:04 AM »
So pathetic that a $450/year card doesn't have better spending benefits.

Worth getting? Not sure if I want to take a spot on 5/25 when Iím like 3/24 now.

@Dan you signing up?