Free something with Best Wester

Old Nov 5, 16, 3:50 pm
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Free something with Best Wester

I won a free night at a BW a couple nights ago.

Received a email from BW. Had a spin wheel. Clicked on it and it landed on a free night. Checked my account on BW site, and did not fine it. Called Customer Service, and they said it was real, not a scam. MY free night would be presented to me in 4-6 weeks in an email.

Sorry I did not pay more attention. This is a promotion that repeats every Friday in November. Unfortunately, I did not save the e-mail, and it is not in my deleted file.

Hope this helps someone
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Old Nov 5, 16, 4:05 pm
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You are a brave man. I would have suspected some nasty virus by clicking on the wheel:-)

Congratulation.

May I ask if you are a frequent BW visitor?
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Old Nov 5, 16, 7:13 pm
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I belong to everything...almost, including BW program. Mostly stay once every 3 years, and then perhaps 2 or three times. All USA.

I have no knowledge of the distribution of this "opportunity".
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Old Nov 11, 16, 10:20 am
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Got the email today and after spinning, won a tier upgrade.

Looks like Diamond again!
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Old Nov 11, 16, 4:42 pm
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I spun last week and got 70 Points
I spun again today and won a free night. Says that it will post to my BW acccount in 5 to 10 business days. I have 2 more stays booked for a total of 10 days before the end of the year. Currently have Diamond status.
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Old Nov 12, 16, 3:40 pm
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Originally Posted by xichang08 View Post
Got the email today and after spinning, won a tier upgrade.

Looks like Diamond again!
I got the email yesterday, and also won a tier upgrade. But I had just reached Diamond with stays (not night or points). Does that mean they'll upgrade me to Diamond Select?

I go to spin 3 times. I also won 700 points on another spin, and nothing at all on the remaining spin.
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Old Nov 17, 16, 7:36 pm
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I had status match to Diamond, and won a tier upgrade and got Diamond Select.

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Old Nov 17, 16, 10:31 pm
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After spinning last week and winning a tier upgrade, my account now reflects Diamond.

Spun again today and won another tier upgrade.
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Old Nov 18, 16, 4:21 pm
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Second spin 70 points. Todays spin, a tier upgrade. I was basement, so I guess I am now second from the bottom
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Old Nov 18, 16, 8:35 pm
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Today's spin got a tier upgrade..now will be a Diamond Select. Last weeks free stay voucher arrived in my email yesterday. Expires 3/31/2017. And week #1 70 points has posted to my account. All good so far.
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Old Nov 19, 16, 1:11 pm
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Thumbs down Friday promo ends before end of Friday

So I was a bit slow in opening the email, and when I opened it it said Friday was over. I look at my clock and notice it's just 9:11 pm, but that's PACIFIC TIME.

So apparently this promo ends at midnight Eastern time (without actually ever saying so)?
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Old Nov 19, 16, 10:18 pm
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So I was a bit slow in opening the email, and when I opened it it said Friday was over. I look at my clock and notice it's just 9:11 pm, but that's PACIFIC TIME.

So apparently this promo ends at midnight Eastern time (without actually ever saying so)?
Well that stinks. But I do thank you for the information since I will be on the west coast on Friday.
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Old Nov 21, 16, 11:15 am
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To my surprise I won 700 points on last Friday's spin. That will bring my total points up to enough to cash out with a gift card and not concern myself with this program anymore. Generally my wife would insist we drive 50 miles or more out of the way to avoid staying at a Best Western (although I'm not that picky myself), and their MasterCard -- I think offered my First Bankcard now -- is a joke in terms of value for points earned from purchases.
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Old Nov 26, 16, 10:32 pm
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Miss yesterdays spin. Company overnighters for the Holidays. OH, well.

Not much action on this post. I though there would be lots of people participating in this FREE program with guaranteed benefits?
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Old Nov 27, 16, 11:01 am
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Two weeks ago I got three tokens. As I mentioned before, one got me 700 points, one got me nothing, and on get me a one-tier status upgrade.

As I mentioned upthread, one week ago I tried at 9:11 pm Pacific Time on Friday and got nada because BW thought it was Saturday already.

This week I tried as soon as I got the email (it was only about 9:30 pm on Thursday Pacific Time, but BW thought it was Friday already), but only got one token, and i just got me 70 points this time, which I feel is "in the noise".
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