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Old Jan 28, 10, 8:32 am   #1
 
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Have you received a E-card when your birthday is coming?

My birthday is in this month.

At the beginning, I expected MR would send me a E-card to greet, but they didn't...

However, I received a E-card from one properties which I once stayed.

Have you ever received one when you have your birthday?

If not, may I suggest Marriott add this feature to its program? It's a tiny improvement, but makes me much better.

Thank you
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Old Nov 9, 11, 2:47 pm   #2
 
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I recently received an e-card from Marriott on my birthday, along with a link to a 'present'.

The present (once I confirmed my identitiy) was 1 elite night credit.

Thanks Marriott!
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Old Nov 9, 11, 4:05 pm   #3
 
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I recently received an e-card from Marriott on my birthday, along with a link to a 'present'.

The present (once I confirmed my identitiy) was 1 elite night credit.

Thanks Marriott!
My birthday was a few weeks ago and I got this same e-mail and elite night credit. Maybe the OP doesn't have their b-day on file with MR?
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Old Nov 9, 11, 8:02 pm   #4
 
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I got one too. My link lead to a page that said "Opps, there was a problem...". I don't know why it didn't work automatically, but I sent an e-mail to customer service and my account was promptly updated with 1 EQN.
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Old Nov 14, 11, 6:53 pm   #5
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Evidently not, as my birthday is this week and I haven't gotten an email... "oops" or otherwise.

Several years ago (when I first joined FT actually) I received a very nice personal note from the Concierge at the time...(Drew)
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Old Nov 14, 11, 9:33 pm   #6
 
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no email here...
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Old Nov 16, 11, 2:39 pm   #7
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Have to update previous response, email arrived today.
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Old Nov 17, 11, 10:06 am   #8
 
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Same for me...

I got the same on my Bday a few days ago, however, I was a tad disappointed. I have 468 elite nights this year...do I really need 1 more? I'd rather have something like 1000 points.

Don't get me wrong, I appreciate the effort...but would like to see an option where you can choose a free night or a few points.

ChazDawg

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I recently received an e-card from Marriott on my birthday, along with a link to a 'present'.

The present (once I confirmed my identitiy) was 1 elite night credit.

Thanks Marriott!
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Old Nov 17, 11, 3:04 pm   #9
 
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Many moons ago I filled in a form online, which asked for my b'day and Mr HPs and our wedding anniversary. I have NEVER had any recognition for this from Marriott Rewards ...
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Old Nov 18, 11, 9:48 am   #10
 
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I recently received an e-card from Marriott on my birthday, along with a link to a 'present'.

The present (once I confirmed my identitiy) was 1 elite night credit.

Thanks Marriott!
I just had a b-day last week and i got that same email and had to chuckle when the 1 elite night was added to my current balance of 224 nights this year.

Kind of a gift on scale of when my Aunt Tilly sends me a quarter. HA

I did appreciate the gesture ... any recognition is good.
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Old Nov 23, 11, 6:00 pm   #11
 
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Question

Does this email come on your birthday as mine is coming up soon and haven't seen anything yet. Also, I went into my account to make sure my birth date is listed, but I see no place to add it.

I am scrambling for elite nights this year so anything helps!
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Old Nov 23, 11, 9:07 pm   #12
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Does this email come on your birthday as mine is coming up soon and haven't seen anything yet. Also, I went into my account to make sure my birth date is listed, but I see no place to add it.

I am scrambling for elite nights this year so anything helps!
Mine was a day or so before....
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Old Nov 30, 11, 1:44 pm   #13
 
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On my birthday!

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Does this email come on your birthday as mine is coming up soon and haven't seen anything yet. Also, I went into my account to make sure my birth date is listed, but I see no place to add it.

I am scrambling for elite nights this year so anything helps!
Happy to report that I received my email with 1 elite night credit this morning on my birthday!
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Old Dec 2, 11, 11:07 am   #14
 
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I hesitate to ask, but is this another US resident only benefit?
As far as I know, the personal profile details for UK and perhaps other countries members does not allow for providing your Birth(day) date.
I have certainly never yet received an email or credit.
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Old Dec 20, 11, 10:52 am   #15
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I received the same e-mail with the same elite night offer today (on my birthday).

I guess it's too bad that my birthday is so close to the end of the year, and I've already done all my needed elite qualifying nights for the year...
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