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FAQ : Stay, night and $$ credits for stays spanning New Years Eve.

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The stay will be credited to the year in which it began and the nights will credit to the year in which each one of them falls.

Example: An eligible stay check in December 30, 2020 - check out January 2, 2021 will credit as follows:

2 nights of the stay (Dec 30 & 31) will credit to 2020. 1 night (Jan 1) will credit to 2021.




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Old Nov 18, 18, 5:36 am
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FAQ : Stay, night and $$ credits for stays spanning New Years Eve.

Let's say you check in 2018/12/31 and check out 2019/1/1, does the night credit goes to 2018 or 2019?
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Old Nov 18, 18, 5:53 am
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This is how SPG handled it. Not sure about Marriott.

The stay credit goes to whichever year your stay began.
The night credits belong to whichever year each individual night begins.
FAQ: Night & Stay credits for New Year Stays (check-in in Dec, check-out in Jan)
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Old Nov 18, 18, 5:58 am
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In a sense, it mattered less with Marriott due to rollover.
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Originally Posted by margarita girl View Post
This is how SPG handled it. Not sure about Marriott.
counts for 2018.
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Old Nov 18, 18, 6:25 am
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Originally Posted by cfischer View Post
counts for 2018.
I presume a multi-night stay would be split in the appropriate year then.

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Originally Posted by margarita girl View Post

I presume a multi-night stay would be split in the appropriate year then.
correct, that is how Marriott has worked historically.
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Old Nov 19, 18, 10:35 pm
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Originally Posted by margarita girl View Post
I presume a multi-night stay would be split in the appropriate year then.
That's been my experience; in both SPG and Marriott they post as a single transaction (i.e., I had a stay from the 31st to Jan 5th), but will be allocated to the year they occurred in. So I had 5 nights shown in activity in 2018, of which 4 showed for my 2018 status, and 1 counted towards 2017. Same was seen for Marriott in the 16/17 year split of a NYE stay.

Mind you, I had a stay in 2017 and another in 2018, for those five days... but it's not like stays matter any more.

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I'm pretty sure that under the new program, the nights will count for the year in which you do not need them.
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Old Dec 5, 18, 10:22 pm
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How do stays spanning 2 calendar years get credited?

I have a stay 12/27/18-1/3/19. So when I check out on 1/3, will I get all nights in 2019, all in 2018, or will it split logically, 5 in 2018, 2 in 2019?

I'm hoping for the latter, it would make the most sense... but with the whole IT mess I'm afraid those nights which I need to renew status will just ... disappear. (FWIW, this is a SPG property I've booked)

Any experiences doing this in the old Marriott program?
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Old Dec 6, 18, 8:39 am
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Originally Posted by qasr View Post
I have a stay 12/27/18-1/3/19. So when I check out on 1/3, will I get all nights in 2019, all in 2018, or will it split logically, 5 in 2018, 2 in 2019?

I'm hoping for the latter, it would make the most sense... but with the whole IT mess I'm afraid those nights which I need to renew status will just ... disappear. (FWIW, this is a SPG property I've booked)

Any experiences doing this in the old Marriott program?
Good question.
'm in Tokyo 12/31-1/2, and I'm also curious to which year the nights will be credited.
I've never crossed years before either.

Hopefully, someone else on FT has some experience with this.
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Old Dec 6, 18, 8:42 am
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Considering this is the first year under new rules, many of which Marriott itself does not seem to know yet, any answer will only be speculation.

I too have a three-night stay that spans NYE so will also be curious to see how it plays. I do expect it will credit in the least beneficial way possible though.
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Old Dec 6, 18, 8:50 am
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In the past Marriott has always given the night's credit for the year in which the night was stayed, not billed.

Example; Check in on Dec 29, 2017, Check out on Jan 3, 2018.
  • The following nights are stayed in and credited for 2017: Dec 29, 30 and 31.
  • The following nights are stayed in and credited for 2018: Jan 1 and 2.
If you are concerned, out of an abundance of caution check out on the 1st and immediately check back in. I have done this many times when separate folios are needed to differentiate for billing or so personal and business are not on the same bill. In dozens of times doing this the hotel has never asked that the room be changed.

To be honest, despite a rule against it the hotel has often given a second round of Welcome Points. At the VA Beach SHS when doing this I pointed out I understood there was no second round of welcome points and the manager, who was at the desk at the time, said, "What the heck..." and awarded them anyway.

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Old Dec 6, 18, 11:36 am
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Ahh, one of the SPG traditions I will miss. The annual "New Year's Eve" questions, with the predictable reply linking to Starwood Lurker's response to the question from last year, the year before, the year before that, etc....

Given the integration challenges, this may be a new record for the latest this question has arisen.

I would also assume the Marriott way of doing things, posted above, is what we'll see. The Dec. 31 night, credited to 2018, is the stay from the evening of 12/31/18 to the morning of 1/1/19.



Just for old time's sake, here's how SPG did it, starting with William's response in 2002

FAQ: Night & Stay credits for New Year Stays (check-in in Dec, check-out in Jan)
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Old Dec 6, 18, 2:53 pm
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Originally Posted by qasr View Post
I have a stay 12/27/18-1/3/19. So when I check out on 1/3, will I get all nights in 2019, all in 2018, or will it split logically, 5 in 2018, 2 in 2019?

I'm hoping for the latter, it would make the most sense... but with the whole IT mess I'm afraid those nights which I need to renew status will just ... disappear. (FWIW, this is a SPG property I've booked)

Any experiences doing this in the old Marriott program?
I called on this last week it will be 5 and 2...
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Old Dec 8, 18, 7:15 am
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Question Will New Year's Eve elite night count for 2018 or 2019?

Hello,
cutting it close this time with my 50 elite nights needed to renew my Platinum Elite status I was wondering if my already booked night from 12/31 to 01/01 will actually be added to my 2018 nights? It may be a stupid question, but I didn't find any answer on the Marriott pages.

Thank you very much for your help in advance!
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