Foursquare Unlocked Award night locations...

 
Old Jun 17, 11, 1:19 am
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Foursquare Unlocked Award night locations...

"Check in for a chance to win Free Resort Night Awards
Every check in via foursquare through June 30, 2011, is also your chance to unlock a Free Resort Night Award hidden daily throughout some of our more than 1,000 hotels and resorts. And, with each foursquare check in through July 31, you'll be entered to win a resort getaway, including five Free Resort Night Awards and airfare."

Has anyone unlocked a free night award via foursquare? Please list date of stay and which property. I'm curious to know if anyone has gotten one yet.
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Old Jun 19, 11, 7:32 pm
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Not me and I have checked into four Starwood properties
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Old Jun 19, 11, 8:06 pm
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I've checked in to 4 hotels. For one of the stays, the basic 250 points did not post properly. I have not unlocked diddly.
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Old Jun 19, 11, 8:53 pm
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I've done 3 in NY, 1 in DC, 1 in YVR, and 4 in LA. All have posted but the C&P stays didn't until I wrote to SPG.
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Old Jun 19, 11, 10:02 pm
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I'm one-for-one so far, with three in the pipeline.

Some reminders:

(1) Of course, must have a Foursquare account (obviously);

(2) Must have linked your SPG account and Foursquare account;

(3) Must have a confirmed reservation at the property;

(4) Much check-in with Foursquare using a mobile app only.

(5) Mobile app check in must be with the Foursquare entry that shows the "Special", normally an orange bar with "Special" written in it.

Hope this helps.
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Old Jun 19, 11, 10:16 pm
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Originally Posted by starpoint_galaxy View Post
I'm one-for-one so far, with three in the pipeline.

Some reminders:

(1) Of course, must have a Foursquare account (obviously);

(2) Must have linked your SPG account and Foursquare account;

(3) Must have a confirmed reservation at the property;

(4) Much check-in with Foursquare using a mobile app only.

(5) Mobile app check in must be with the Foursquare entry that shows the "Special", normally an orange bar with "Special" written in it.

Hope this helps.
Too difficult. I'll pass.
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Old Jun 19, 11, 11:22 pm
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Originally Posted by JFKSFOLAX_friend View Post
Too difficult. I'll pass.
too bad....i just checked out of my 9th stay since this promo started....the first 8 have posted without any problems....that's 2k extra points....by the time this promo is over i should have earned over 7k bonus points....it takes 10 seconds per stay to check-in on foursquare on my phone....
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Old Jun 20, 11, 2:34 am
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Originally Posted by Keyser View Post
too bad....i just checked out of my 9th stay since this promo started....the first 8 have posted without any problems....that's 2k extra points....by the time this promo is over i should have earned over 7k bonus points....it takes 10 seconds per stay to check-in on foursquare on my phone....
Same experience I have had too. The bonus 250 points has posted a day or two after the stay has posted on each occasion. A nice easy few thousand bonus points for a few seconds of my time.

No sign of any bonus nights unlocking here though.
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Old Jun 20, 11, 3:18 am
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(5) Mobile app check in must be with the Foursquare entry that shows the "Special", normally an orange bar with "Special" written in it.

This has been an issue twice, and neither of those 2 posted..
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Old Jun 20, 11, 5:14 am
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Works in Chad

I was fairly surprised to see that I could check in at Le Meridien N'Djamena in Chad. Let's see if the 250 points post.
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Old Jun 20, 11, 5:34 am
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Originally Posted by JFKSFOLAX_friend View Post
Too difficult. I'll pass.
This first time can be a bit "difficult", especially if not familiar with Foursquare and installing mobile apps on iPhones or Android points.

But... after getting the first one checked in, it is easy after that ^
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Old Jun 20, 11, 5:54 am
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Originally Posted by TheFlyingPapaya View Post
"Check in for a chance to win Free Resort Night Awards
Every check in via foursquare through June 30, 2011, is also your chance to unlock a Free Resort Night Award hidden daily throughout some of our more than 1,000 hotels and resorts. And, with each foursquare check in through July 31, you'll be entered to win a resort getaway, including five Free Resort Night Awards and airfare."

Has anyone unlocked a free night award via foursquare? Please list date of stay and which property. I'm curious to know if anyone has gotten one yet.
I have 6 check ins, and haven't unlocked a free night yet...I'll keep trying.
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Old Jun 20, 11, 6:02 am
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Originally Posted by bsdstone View Post
I have 6 check ins, and haven't unlocked a free night yet...I'll keep trying.
If you "check in" at the location entry for the property that actually shows the "Special" (in the orange bar), it is unlocked automagically :-:
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Old Jun 20, 11, 7:20 am
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Originally Posted by starpoint_galaxy View Post
(4) Much check-in with Foursquare using a mobile app only.
Does an iPad on wifi count as a mobile app? Because I know my blackberry is going to fail when we go to Greece.
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Old Jun 20, 11, 7:36 am
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Originally Posted by starpoint_galaxy View Post
If you "check in" at the location entry for the property that actually shows the "Special" (in the orange bar), it is unlocked automagically
The OP is referring to the scattered free nights, not the 250 bonus points.

Originally Posted by sent View Post
Does an iPad on wifi count as a mobile app?
It should, but even the web app works for the bonus points (don't know about the free nights, though).
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