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Using points to upgrade cash and points room award

Using points to upgrade cash and points room award

 
Old May 12, 05, 4:41 pm
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Using points to upgrade cash and points room award

Is it possible to upgrade from a regular room booked with a cash and points room award to something better using more points?

I know with a free night (using points only) award or paid reservation you can upgrade a room starting with 1,000 or 1,500 points (depending on category) but can you do this with a cash and points award - i.e., 1,600 points + $30 and then another 1,000 or 1,500 to upgrade to a better room?
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Old May 12, 05, 7:02 pm
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Only as an Instant Award at checkin, subject to availability.

A couple of additional notes:

(1) A free night award can be upgraded at booking with additional points at many properties. It isn't an option everywhere.

(2) A paid reservation cannot be upgraded with points more than 5 days before checkin.
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Old May 12, 05, 7:13 pm
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Originally Posted by gleff
Only as an Instant Award at checkin, subject to availability.

A couple of additional notes:

(1) A free night award can be upgraded at booking with additional points at many properties. It isn't an option everywhere.

(2) A paid reservation cannot be upgraded with points more than 5 days before checkin.
gleff,

more than five days - does it mean at time of booking and up to 5 days before, or does it mean five days or less before the stay?
thanks drumbo
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Old May 12, 05, 7:16 pm
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Sorry, 5 days or less before a regular paid stay.

Only at checkin on cash & points.
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