Old Oct 19, 18, 2:52 pm
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Originally Posted by craigthemif View Post
C&P was good value in Cats 2-6, but now that award nights count for status/promos it's hardly the end of the world. All C&P now does is let you buy points for somewhat cheaper than the 40%-discount promo offered a couple of times a year...

Lots of people crying about Cat. 4 $400 hotels where you'll have to co- pay $200 instead of $100... except C&P availability was completely at the hotel's discretion, so you were never likely to see it during high occupancy / rate periods anyhow...

I'm much more worried about some standard suite inventory being re-classified as "premium" suites.
I've continued to get good C&P availabiltiy at expensive cat 6s by booking far enough in advance. I got it plenty of times when the hotel subsequently sold out.

I think the zero notice aspect of the change is egregious and is a big step backward in the rebuilding of trust.

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