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Feb 1, 19, 8:25 am
Replies: 432
Views: 27,288
Posted By pitflyer

I got matched to UA Silver back when there was...

I got matched to UA Silver back when there was short window when regular Marriott Platinums could get matched. That status expired yesterday, and I didn't realize the sweep had occurred before then....
Jan 10, 19, 12:45 am
Replies: 242
Views: 61,217
Posted By pitflyer

Supposedly there was a short period where people...

Supposedly there was a short period where people were able to upgrade their old night certificates to meet the new point requirements, but that time has come and gone (it was an exception that...
Dec 7, 18, 2:12 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By pitflyer

Rule is now 100k per year, no fee for any member...

Rule is now 100k per year, no fee for any member (not that the $10 was charged before even though they could), but no longer can go over for an award. It's in the T&C on the new program. The member...
Nov 30, 18, 11:10 am
Replies: 461
Views: 61,077
Posted By pitflyer

I had my SPG Amex used in Brazil (Amex caught it...

I had my SPG Amex used in Brazil (Amex caught it immediately and didn't let it go through) and I had no idea why. Now it seems this could be why as I only used it for my Starwood reservations in the...
Nov 14, 18, 10:23 pm
Replies: 684
Views: 139,446
Posted By pitflyer

I only load at WM since it's the only choice near...

I only load at WM since it's the only choice near me. I initially got Serve Green to free reloads but live in a state where I have to zero out my account to avoid monthly fee

Based on that it...
Nov 14, 18, 10:14 pm
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

You will get it six to eight weeks after you pay...

You will get it six to eight weeks after you pay the next full annual fee of $450. You don't get it with the prorated year.
Nov 13, 18, 12:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,722
Posted By pitflyer

I received this with 300 points (posted to my...

I received this with 300 points (posted to my account). Been a Marriott Rewards member for twenty years. SPG for probably fifteen. So not clear which anniversary they are actually talking about.
Nov 13, 18, 11:41 am
Replies: 239
Views: 31,064
Posted By pitflyer

I believe the credit card number doesnt actually...

I believe the credit card number doesnt actually change on upgrades. So my own expectation was that I could make one purchase on my old card as soon as I upgrade to get the bonus.

While I have no...
Nov 11, 18, 4:00 pm
Replies: 744
Views: 191,390
Posted By pitflyer

I used a Green Serve to load the MB VGC from...

I used a Green Serve to load the MB VGC from Staples (free this week, you can get some cash back via RMN) at Walmart, no problem. The back of the card says last 4 as PIN and it worked as advertised....
Nov 7, 18, 5:26 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 31,064
Posted By pitflyer

Has anyone upgraded shortly before their legacy...

Has anyone upgraded shortly before their legacy 25k cert would have posted and then got a 35k cert on the legacy renewal date? I'm in the bucket that my cert is in December. I'd upgrade now if that...
Nov 5, 18, 1:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By pitflyer

It is weird because I emailed about some missing...

It is weird because I emailed about some missing points. Six weeks later I get an email saying 'We think we resolved all open issues so if you still have an open issue email us again'. Of course, my...
Oct 23, 18, 3:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By pitflyer

You can call the hotel; some can send you a form...

You can call the hotel; some can send you a form so they will charge you immediately for your stay. I don't think you can 'force' them, however most hotels are happy to take your money in advance.
Oct 21, 18, 11:02 pm
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

I just upgrade last week and the letter I...

I just upgrade last week and the letter I received said I would receive a new card in one to two more weeks...

Just using my old SPG Amex till it shows up though .
Oct 9, 18, 5:57 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 31,064
Posted By pitflyer

I hope folks who have already upgraded in the...

I hope folks who have already upgraded in the past and then went have gone past their previous anniversary date can confirm if they just get 'passed over' for a free night cert this year and instead...
Oct 9, 18, 8:18 am
Replies: 239
Views: 31,064
Posted By pitflyer

My upgrade offer went up to 50k today; a lot of...

My upgrade offer went up to 50k today; a lot of others have reported the same if folks want to double check.

I'm still unclear what will happen to my upcoming anniversary cert that's due in...
Oct 7, 18, 9:59 pm
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

Electronic gift cards do not trigger the $60 amex...

Electronic gift cards do not trigger the $60 amex offer.
Sep 28, 18, 8:41 pm
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

Amex has their own algorithm now to determine...

Amex has their own algorithm now to determine people are eligible for bonuses. They are trying to fight back against people who open credit cards, get the bonus and never spend again. If that's the...
Sep 28, 18, 9:03 am
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

I wonder how long it takes Marriott to upgrade...

I wonder how long it takes Marriott to upgrade members to Gold when they get their Luxury card? I assume that doesn't take 10-14 weeks?
I also know that Hilton upgrades to Gold or Diamond from...
Sep 15, 18, 11:10 am
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

I'm guessing here are the electronic gift cards...

I'm guessing here are the electronic gift cards that do match the $300 SPG Luxury Credit: https://gifts.marriott.com/consumer/main/home.py
However, I am pretty sure they do NOT match the current $60...
Sep 14, 18, 8:24 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By pitflyer

Like another poster I'm now used to being asked...

Like another poster I'm now used to being asked for these reviews -- and even specifically being bribed for one. Both from hotels and other agencies. I went to a small local museum once that said...
Sep 12, 18, 12:52 pm
Replies: 580
Views: 53,767
Posted By pitflyer

I'm guessing some consultant came in and said all...

I'm guessing some consultant came in and said all those 'stay' based promotions with people just staying 1 night was costing us money, and we don't really want to give those people who stay the...
Sep 12, 18, 12:40 pm
Replies: 713
Views: 73,998
Posted By pitflyer

I'm also curious on this because like the other...

I'm also curious on this because like the other posters here I have a reasonable offer (50k for the upgrade) that I was waiting for a few more weeks so I can more easily reach the $2500 MSR necessary...
Sep 10, 18, 9:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By pitflyer

These valuations are always subjective, because...

These valuations are always subjective, because people who point out great valuations often look at the listed price of an item and the impute value to it -- for example, if I can get a ticket valued...
Sep 10, 18, 9:00 pm
Replies: 843
Views: 82,819
Posted By pitflyer

The $100 meeting getting 10 nights elite credit...

The $100 meeting getting 10 nights elite credit was kind of an 'open secret' since it was pretty clearly disclosed here on Flyertalk. While I agree *technically* that it shouldn't matter what type of...
Sep 6, 18, 10:11 pm
Replies: 622
Views: 34,435
Posted By pitflyer

That's for old Lifetime Gold which is the new...

That's for old Lifetime Gold which is the new Lifetime Platinum. So you have already received your Lifetime Plat as a name change from your previous status.

To learn Lifetime Platinum Premier...
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