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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #160 on: April 24, 2018, 05:59:07 PM »
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right. ok, just double checking

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #161 on: April 24, 2018, 06:50:09 PM »
please tell me if I am missing something with all this. as much as I should be using SPG card from now till august, there are times when its better to use other cards or =, such as at a restaurant with CSR or =, in that CSR- i get 3 UR which i could transfer to marriott (or anywhere else) or 1 spg which will turn into 3 marriott, am I correct? sorry if this is to basic,
Or CFU with 3x UR offer ->Marriot
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #162 on: April 24, 2018, 06:57:31 PM »
Or CFU with 3x UR offer ->Marriot
Haven't we established that CFU 3x SUB isn't worthwhile? את"ל that it is, you should hold off on applying till after/closer to 8/1.
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #163 on: April 24, 2018, 07:20:42 PM »
Haven't we established that CFU 3x SUB isn't worthwhile? את"ל that it is, you should hold off on applying till after/closer to 8/1.
We established that it depends. It is definitely more wroth it than getting the SPG now.
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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #164 on: April 24, 2018, 10:20:20 PM »
I have reservations in the Ritz Hartzelia in September for 50,000 points a night.  I did not switch over my SPG points yet.  Should I hold this reservation or not?  Will it be a good deal or am I better off paying and going elsewhere?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #165 on: April 25, 2018, 10:22:55 PM »
How is the transfer to QF being improved in Aug?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #166 on: April 25, 2018, 10:29:16 PM »
20k SPG>60k Marriott>25k Qantas, with 5k (15k Marriott) bonus.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #167 on: April 25, 2018, 10:30:40 PM »
20k SPG>60k Marriott>25k Qantas, with 5k (15k Marriott) bonus.

Isnt that what it is now?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #168 on: April 25, 2018, 10:50:53 PM »
Isnt that what it is now?
"23,333 Starpoints transfer into 70K Marriot points, which transfers into 17.5K Qantas points via a regular mileage transfers
90K Starpoints transfer into 270K Marriot points, which transfers into 7 nights at a Marriott hotel and 85K Qantas points via a miles+nights transfer. Those 7 nights can be refunded back into 15K Starpoints, which would mean that 75K Starpoints would turn into 85K Qantas points. You can read all about the nuances of how to maximize that reward in this post."

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #169 on: April 26, 2018, 12:25:50 AM »
Hi guys,
What's your experience with transferring marriott to AA +hotel, how long it takes

Are they cool with different names names mariott and AA?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #170 on: April 27, 2018, 10:55:58 AM »
 Any shot the ritz reserve will be ava on points after the merger?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #171 on: April 27, 2018, 10:57:31 AM »
everyone been talking about using lower category certs for more hotels. what will happen to the higher cat certs like cat 9 or tier 4-5?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #172 on: May 07, 2018, 09:54:25 PM »
Anyone know comes august if i have 132 night credits with marriott what level platinum that will get me?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #173 on: May 09, 2018, 12:06:11 PM »
Per lucky anyone matched to Marriott gold from SPG gold will NOT get Marriott plat come 8/1. Only Marriott golds that earned it with nights will become plat.

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #174 on: May 15, 2018, 06:30:22 AM »
did they announce when they would release property categories?

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #175 on: May 15, 2018, 08:52:30 AM »
End of May was the plan.
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 #176 on: May 15, 2018, 08:55:16 AM »
End of May was the plan.

Hopefully will be easy to change existing reservations over should the price drop after 8/1

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #177 on: May 17, 2018, 03:12:57 PM »
On 8/1 will I need my points to be in marriott or SPG to make a reservation using the new chart? (not sure which property yet). Trying to get it all set up...

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #178 on: May 17, 2018, 04:59:22 PM »
On 8/1 will I need my points to be in marriott or SPG to make a reservation using the new chart? (not sure which property yet). Trying to get it all set up...
no it will happen automatically

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Re: Master Thread of Discussion on Marriott / SPG Merger
« Reply #179 on: May 27, 2018, 11:27:47 PM »
https://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2018/05/27/book-marriott-hotel-air-package-now/

Does this have any truth to it? Hes expecting the vouchers to apply to the new categories in Aug (current cat 1-5 to apppy to cat 1-5 in aug)