Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Miles&Points > Discontinued Programs/Partners > Starwood | Starwood Preferred Guest
Reload this Page >

[I received a gift of] Vosges Haut-Chocolat truffles

[I received a gift of] Vosges Haut-Chocolat truffles

 
Old Dec 17, 15, 3:47 pm
  #1  
Original Member
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: NYC
Programs: AA 2MM, Bonvoy LTT
Posts: 12,559
[I received a gift of] Vosges Haut-Chocolat truffles

Just got a box delivered by FedEx courtesy of SPG. Anybody else receive one?
seawolf is online now  
Old Dec 17, 15, 4:24 pm
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 13
My wife received a box of the same truffles today from SPG. We thought it was funny, she has "0" stays this year and has probably averaged less than 5 SPG nights per year for the past 15 years. She does use her Amex Starwood a fair amount and accrues points that way but I wouldn't say it's more than 15-20k in SPG points per year.
ME, I'm SPG Lifetime gold and have been Platinum for at least 10 or 11 straight years - - nada !!
eRRRRRFDS105633 is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 4:26 pm
  #3  
abk
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: stl
Programs: AA LT Plat/8.1mm. SPG LT Titanium. UA 712,524 miles and no longer trying.
Posts: 2,930
Yes came today. Reports are that they are pretty good also. I think the box had some writing that said "spg amex"
abk is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 6:47 pm
  #4  
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: YOW
Programs: SPG Lifetime Plat, AC Altitude50
Posts: 250
Canada???

Anyone from Canada receive this. I love chocolate so I hope I will, especially after hitting Ambassador level three years running.
canalskater is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 6:50 pm
  #5  
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: CMH, HNL
Programs: UA, HA
Posts: 583
Sounds fairly random, but a classy (and delicious) touch.
TheTakeOffRush is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 7:58 pm
  #6  
A FlyerTalk Posting Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: GVA (Greater Vancouver Area)
Programs: DREAD Gold; UA 1.021MM; Bonvoy Au-197; PCC Elite+; CWC Au-197; CCC Elite*; WoH Dis
Posts: 50,039
Originally Posted by canalskater View Post
Anyone from Canada receive this.
I think it's safe to say there's zero chance of that.
mahasamatman is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 8:40 pm
  #7  
Original Member
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: NYC
Programs: AA 2MM, Bonvoy LTT
Posts: 12,559
Originally Posted by eRRRRRFDS105633 View Post
My wife received a box of the same truffles today from SPG. We thought it was funny, she has "0" stays this year and has probably averaged less than 5 SPG nights per year for the past 15 years. She does use her Amex Starwood a fair amount and accrues points that way but I wouldn't say it's more than 15-20k in SPG points per year.
ME, I'm SPG Lifetime gold and have been Platinum for at least 10 or 11 straight years - - nada !!
I wonder if they do one per household. My FedEx account indicates that a label was created for my spouse as well last week (8 DEC) but it still has not been tendered to FedEx.
seawolf is online now  
Old Dec 17, 15, 9:55 pm
  #8  
Original Member
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: NJ
Posts: 3,311
I got them also. Just a lowly SPG Gold, and while I spend a fair amount on the SPG AMEX, I am sure there are plenty of people with more stays and more spending than I have. The box we got appears to be this collection of chocolates:

http://www.vosgeschocolate.com/produ...olate_truffles

Have had one so far -- it was very good. Not sure I would spend $45 for the box, but not going to look a gift horse, or truffle, in the mouth.
Djlawman is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 9:58 pm
  #9  
J S
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 493
Got one

I received this as well. Very nice surprise. I think it is the only time a company has sent something like that to me. I have had very low spg stays for the last several years, but extremely high Amex spend.
J S is offline  
Old Dec 17, 15, 10:35 pm
  #10  
Original Member
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: NJ
Posts: 3,311
One other possible data point. I have been an SPG AMEX card holder since the card was first issued. (Used to have the Sheraton card before it converted.) The shipping information referred to SPG AMEX 15, so I wonder if that was factored into who got the chocolates.
Djlawman is offline  
Old Dec 18, 15, 12:09 pm
  #11  
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 43
My wife just got one today. We've both had the card a long time but I've had it a bit longer than her (I think I've had it since it shortly after it started as a Starwood card) and definitely have more usage on my card than she does. Wonder if it's based on a certain number of years having the card like an anniversary year rather than just how long.
David Simon is offline  
Old Dec 18, 15, 6:30 pm
  #12  
Original Member
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: NYC
Programs: AA 2MM, Bonvoy LTT
Posts: 12,559
Originally Posted by seawolf View Post
I wonder if they do one per household. My FedEx account indicates that a label was created for my spouse as well last week (8 DEC) but it still has not been tendered to FedEx.
Looks like my box just got tendered to FedEx today despite the shipping label created 8 DEC.
seawolf is online now  
Old Dec 18, 15, 7:13 pm
  #13  
Suspended
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 981
thank you for this thread. i got an email today for a fedex delivery and was scratching my head! i had an amex earlier this year that i cancelled about 4 mos ago. spg100.

so not sure why i got the box.
iflyuaaa is offline  
Old Dec 19, 15, 3:58 pm
  #14  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: May 1998
Location: Texas, U.S.A.
Posts: 19,523
Vosges Haut-Chocolat truffles

Got mine today. I don't use Amex at all. But on the back of the card was a message thanking me for over a decade of Platinum and earning Lifetime Platinum in 2015.

Thank You Starwood. Very nice of you.
PremEx is offline  
Old Dec 19, 15, 5:06 pm
  #15  
Moderator, El Al and Marriott Bonvoy, FlyerTalk Evangelist
Hyatt Contributor BadgeMarriott Contributor Badge
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: SIN
Programs: TG*G, Mar LTBT, Hyatt Glb, AA PLT-LTG, LY, HH, IC, BA, DL, UA SLV
Posts: 11,675
Did the come from Charlotte, NC?

I was away for a few weeks and a package was returned to sender.
yosithezet is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search Engine: