Has anyone bought (or planning) to buy SPG points with the current 35% discount? What is you reasoning? This is probably the last SPG points sale and it is normally much better that Marriott’s.
yes! to buy some inspirational SPG properties at a discount like The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
Hotels slated to be in Category 8 will be placed temporarily in Category 7, until Category 8 is introduced. So, if you are interested in a future Category 8 hotel, you have the opportunity to save 25,000 points per night by booking before 2019.
Great! So you did the match and found this as an economical option?
of course! This hotel goes for $700+ or 30,000 starpoints right now.
once august kicks in. it will drop to only 20000 starpoints(through December 2018). now if you look below, buying 20K Starpoints only cost $455, so you would be saving over $300+(that includes taxes that you don't have to pay using points)
Perfect! Well done
No problem! This is just one example.
There are plenty other very very nice SPG hotels(Westin, Design Hotels, W Hotels, St. Regis, Luxury Collection) on inspiration list. Go to Free Night Redemption Rates – Marriott Members and sort by New Award Category (8*)
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