Old Jun 3, 09, 9:39 pm
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: DEN now - ATL and ILM in my heart
Programs: Not enough to count anymore
Posts: 451
Preferred Hotel "Enhancement" - increased points

Looks like choice has increased the rates for preferred hotels AND took even more properties away for possible redemptions.

New rates are 30,000; 45,000; and 60,000 points a night. A quick glance at the hotel lists show that at least 2 hotels I have stayed in the last year at the 50,000 point level are no longer available even at the new higher rate. These include:

Preferred - mauna Lani - Kona, hawaii
Preferred - Parco De Principi - Rome, IT
Preferred - Le Tremoille - Paris, FR

Not to mention they STILL list Cancun as a top redemption location when no property, Choice or Preferred, is even available now for points redemption. False advertising anyone???

With the continued devaluing of the Preferred program, I think I am going to re-evaluate my Diamond status.

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