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Aug 13, 20, 9:33 am
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Posted By uscgto

one of the best promotions so far. 90% of...

one of the best promotions so far.

90% of my work stays are 1 nights.
Hotel closest to work happens to be a Courtyard @ $105 / day

With Titanium, I see myself making atleast 5000 points per...
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

yeah, so glad this was posted. When the...

yeah, so glad this was posted.

When the promotion was introduced, I had booked some 14 stays (21 nights) in the first 4 weeks. I also had a spread-sheet reflecting the points I would accrue.
And...
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

I typically eat out (dinner, at least) when...

I typically eat out (dinner, at least) when staying at Hotels.

And my spend is 30-35 or so (meal plus drink). Started eating at the IHG properties.

1) Get a drink voucher - so free drink ($10...
Mar 9, 20, 6:28 am
Replies: 131
Views: 22,811
Posted By uscgto

True. No Hyatt locations around me. Otherwise I'd...

True. No Hyatt locations around me. Otherwise I'd focus next 50 nights / stays at Hyatt.



Yeah 40% of my stays are 1 night and the rest at 2 nights.
Mar 5, 20, 6:35 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,979
Posted By uscgto

I have typically redeemed 12,500 points for a...

I have typically redeemed 12,500 points for a $175 room rate.

That $175 "rate" ends up costing $203 with taxes and fees factored in.

So $203 for 12,500 points. ~ 1.6.

Now if I stayed for 5...
Mar 4, 20, 6:39 am
Replies: 131
Views: 22,811
Posted By uscgto

It's a good promotion if: - your stays are...

It's a good promotion if:
- your stays are short
- your nights are cheap

I have a (personal) vacation at a Marriott property and I'd be spending $500/night for 4 nights and earning a measly...
Mar 3, 20, 12:50 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 22,811
Posted By uscgto

works for me. I have 14 1 night stay in the...

works for me.

I have 14 1 night stay in the promotion period.

Titanium and Bonvoy card nets me 17.5 extra points. and my hotel is typically 115 / night.
$115 x 27.5 + 2000 points = 5163 ...
Mar 3, 20, 12:44 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 22,811
Posted By uscgto

Stay has always meant total no of consecutive...

Stay has always meant total no of consecutive nights at the property. So staying 4 consecutive nights = 1 stay/. Staying 1 night = 1 stay.
Mar 3, 20, 6:52 am
Replies: 136
Views: 33,922
Posted By uscgto

Like everyone else. (Blank) promotion appeared. ...

Like everyone else. (Blank) promotion appeared.

I registered.

This truly is "Something" is better than nothing. But this time around, Hilton and IHG properties, around my work locations, are...
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

As long as they post. I'll be fine. I have...

As long as they post. I'll be fine.

I have had 6 stays so far - 10 plus nights. So, of course, I am looking forward to IHG start posting the points.
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

As of this morning, I have 4 pending stays (7...

As of this morning, I have 4 pending stays (7 nights)

Points for the stays (3 out of 4) posted with 48hrs each time. but the points for promotion are nowhere to be seen. If they take couple weeks...
Feb 24, 20, 8:05 am
Replies: 136
Views: 33,922
Posted By uscgto

Id be okay with 2000 per stay since I typically...

Id be okay with 2000 per stay since I typically have about 5 one night stays a month and another 5-6 2 night stays.

That's fetch at least 20,000k just in promotion.

Or maybe just do 1 night...
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Posted By uscgto

so how long do they typically take to post points...

so how long do they typically take to post points (For promotion)

My base points and member points (spire elite) were posted in 2 days.. but the promotion points are yet to show up.
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

yup I have had first stay on 17th -...

yup

I have had first stay on 17th - promotion points didn't post yet
Second stay for two night on now.

I would probably have about 48 nights or 30 stays or so by promotion ends. I'd like to...
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

So I am wondering if I should apply for a IHG...

So I am wondering if I should apply for a IHG card.

Already have bonvot and hilton aspire. as well as spire status with IHG.

I would be spending about 1500 a month with IHG
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Posted By uscgto

I have booked a few single nights and a few...

I have booked a few single nights and a few double night stays at IHG starting 17th, basically shifted my business from Hilton to IHG. I have stayed (relatively) little at IHG compared to Hilton and...
Feb 5, 20, 12:02 pm
Replies: 136
Views: 33,922
Posted By uscgto

I moved all my nights in January (21) and half in...

I moved all my nights in January (21) and half in Feb (10) to Hilton. Going to IHG (Intercontinental) until May.

Given up on Marriott.
Replies: 109
Views: 19,766
Posted By uscgto

Between Feb 15th and May, I have about 55 nights...

Between Feb 15th and May, I have about 55 nights at local hotel(s). I'll probably go for this promotion 100% until I hit promotional limit of 300k points.

Might switch between Hilton and IHG...
Sep 5, 19, 8:14 am
Replies: 697
Views: 241,661
Posted By uscgto

I have a reservation for a suburban at Hertz....

I have a reservation for a suburban at Hertz. Surprisingly it was cheaper to rent suburban than it was to rent tahoe or smaller SUVs

Lets see if I get the new expedition max or suburban.
Aug 27, 19, 7:26 am
Replies: 122
Views: 32,305
Posted By uscgto

Signed up. Even though, I have made over...

Signed up.

Even though, I have made over 700,000 points staying at Hilton, I just found out a Corporate apartment at my my most frequented location (85% of the time) .
So instead of spending...
Aug 26, 19, 8:51 am
Replies: 185
Views: 35,254
Posted By uscgto

Doesn't work for me.

Doesn't work for me.
Aug 23, 19, 6:49 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By uscgto

Not quite sure how Marriott was "generous". ...

Not quite sure how Marriott was "generous".

I have approximately 200 days of stays split between Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and IHG, with the majority between Marriott and Hilton. I see Hilton as a...
Aug 23, 19, 6:32 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,697
Posted By uscgto

As someone having top Elite status with Marriott,...

As someone having top Elite status with Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, I must say, I won't mind if they decide to increase their base, All I care is how much I spend and what I get.
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