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Apr 28, 21, 3:08 am
Replies: 74
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Posted By somedude3210

I decided to take a screen shot of the...

I decided to take a screen shot of the application page that mentions the buddy pass just in case I have issues. Hopefully I don't but might as well get a bit of insurance. I've heard of some cases...
Apr 26, 21, 10:46 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 8,736
Posted By somedude3210

It's not on the information page for the CIBC VIP...

It's not on the information page for the CIBC VIP card, but when you click to apply for the card, the application touts the buddy pass as a bonus for getting the card. Source: me, since I applied and...
Apr 26, 21, 10:28 pm
Replies: 340
Views: 54,866
Posted By somedude3210

I think your aeroplan # gets flagged as a...

I think your aeroplan # gets flagged as a cardholder (ie. its own type of status), so when checking a bag the system sees you as having the free bag. Just a guess since I haven't flown at all since I...
Apr 8, 21, 4:44 am
Replies: 3,038
Views: 948,565
Posted By somedude3210

How does it work for Marriott points/credit if...

How does it work for Marriott points/credit if paying with Cosmo gift cards?

Lets say I book a room under my Marriott account that's estimated to cost $1,000 taxes/fees included. I purchase $800...
Apr 6, 21, 12:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,614
Posted By somedude3210

I just got an email today regarding an extension...

I just got an email today regarding an extension of the travel credit(s):

We understand you may not have had or will not have an opportunity to use your Annual Travel Credit(s) before it expires....
Dec 18, 20, 4:55 am
Replies: 230
Views: 32,053
Posted By somedude3210

Wow, I actually received a promotion and it...

Wow, I actually received a promotion and it actually wasn't the worst one out of everything mentioned in this thread.

I got the one with 22,500 bonus points for two stays by February 28, 2021.
Dec 9, 20, 11:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By somedude3210

Same for me. I'm at 43 nights this year and 8...

Same for me. I'm at 43 nights this year and 8 years of platinum. I definitely want to see years tick up to 9 in 2021 so I'm going to work something out to hit 50 this year just incase the comped 2021...
Dec 4, 20, 11:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,420
Posted By somedude3210

I use the Cobalt for dining in the US and have...

I use the Cobalt for dining in the US and have not yet had it mistaken for the Centurion. At least no one has commented or asked about it. This includes a full range of dining establishments (fast...
Dec 2, 20, 2:26 am
Replies: 202
Views: 40,755
Posted By somedude3210

I like the continued use of SPG Amex. Even though...

I like the continued use of SPG Amex. Even though my statement says Bonvoy, I still have the old Canadian SPG Amex as its expiry isn't until 2022. Until then, long live the SPG Amex.
Dec 2, 20, 2:15 am
Replies: 138
Views: 24,912
Posted By somedude3210

Canadian biz card says "You will receive a...

Canadian biz card says "You will receive a maximum of 15 Elite Night Credits per calendar year even if you have more than one Marriott Bonvoy Consumer or Small Business credit card account..." which...
Nov 30, 20, 1:11 am
Replies: 202
Views: 40,755
Posted By somedude3210

No issues for me. My current statement closed Nov...

No issues for me. My current statement closed Nov 26, statement available 27th, points posted to my Bonvoy acct on 28th (Saturday). Margarita girl mentioned some possible issues with spend type. For...
Nov 23, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,552
Posted By somedude3210

While I'd say most of my accumulation has been...

While I'd say most of my accumulation has been from rooms that are under $250 (CAD), my redemptions are for rooms that I would reasonably say I'd pay cash for (which includes rates up to ~$600 CAD...
Oct 29, 20, 10:20 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 126,748
Posted By somedude3210

Exact same with me. The recent bonus made it 1.5...

Exact same with me. The recent bonus made it 1.5 Marriott points for every Amex select. Even though I have no use for Marriott redemptions right now, I know that eventually the time will come.
Sep 1, 20, 10:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By somedude3210

I've got cobalt and platinum but only received...

I've got cobalt and platinum but only received the same email for my cobalt card. I'm guessing the bonus applies to both kinds of MR though.

Initially I thought maybe hold MR until I have a use...
Dec 10, 18, 5:07 pm
Replies: 327
Views: 176,879
Posted By somedude3210

A data point on this: I tried sending an invite...

A data point on this: I tried sending an invite to a friend this week and she never received the email despite the website notifying me that the invite was successfully sent to the intended address.
Nov 6, 18, 2:47 pm
Replies: 250
Views: 66,486
Posted By somedude3210

Uber in Vancouver?

Uber in Vancouver?
Nov 6, 18, 10:07 am
Replies: 22
Views: 6,784
Posted By somedude3210

Despite the possibility (likelihood?) that the...

Despite the possibility (likelihood?) that the other shoe will drop with enhancements, I appreciated the news of lower re-qualification being applicable to any of the *G tiers. While I've never...
Nov 2, 18, 10:24 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,843
Posted By somedude3210

I'm still waiting for corrections to be made on...

I'm still waiting for corrections to be made on my Marriott account. I'd rather that be done first before combining with SPG. Until they fix my points balance, I'd say I have been given no time to...
Oct 31, 18, 3:37 pm
Replies: 569
Views: 150,157
Posted By somedude3210

I had a personal platinum card and closed it in...

I had a personal platinum card and closed it in October 2017. I reapplied for the same card in May 2018 and I did NOT get the bonus despite hitting the minimum spend within days of getting the card.
Oct 31, 18, 12:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 11,218
Posted By somedude3210

I seem to recall comments in other thread(s) that...

I seem to recall comments in other thread(s) that SPG's system didn't distinguish between Plat and PP, but Marriott's system did. As SPG properties transition over, perhaps there will be more...
Oct 31, 18, 12:08 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 15,843
Posted By somedude3210

Agreed. OP had a confirmed reservation and was...

Agreed. OP had a confirmed reservation and was told the reservation was not being honoured. Whether he was told at the hotel or they telephoned him ahead of time, his confirmed reservation was not...
Oct 17, 18, 4:41 pm
Replies: 2,313
Views: 380,633
Posted By somedude3210

I know there has been plenty of discussion...

I know there has been plenty of discussion regarding upgrading certs, but I was wondering if anyone has successfully downgraded to a NC package. I have an OC9 that was attached to an old cat 9...
Oct 17, 18, 3:52 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 31,555
Posted By somedude3210

Looks like this property is now available to...

Looks like this property is now available to book. However, right now it looks to be only bookable by calling the hotel directly as marriott.com gives an HK number to call to book, so no idea what...
Oct 11, 18, 12:23 am
Replies: 36
Views: 11,256
Posted By somedude3210

<5*. But yes, that's where it's useful. If...

<5*. But yes, that's where it's useful. If nowhere near hitting 75, or you're going to clear 75 nights no problem, pick something else. I'm holding off on doing my 50 night choice because I'm...
Oct 11, 18, 12:18 am
Replies: 41
Views: 7,609
Posted By somedude3210

There's a ** notation for the 90k points at...

There's a ** notation for the 90k points at properties including TownePlace Suites. At those properties, the $100 is required, but 90k points is only for Platinum and higher.
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