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How to Combine Your Marriott Rewards and SPG Accounts
How to Combine Your Marriott Rewards and SPG Accounts

How to Combine Your Marriott Rewards and SPG Accounts

Summary As a result of the recent Marriott-SPG integration, each member must manually merge his or her Marriott and SPG accounts.  This has been a point of confusion, since we previously “linked” our Marriott and SPG accounts pre-integration.  Regardless of…

Marriott Finally Got My SPG Account Right – After 19 Days (Data Point)
Marriott Finally Got My SPG Account Right – After 19 Days (Data Point)

Marriott Finally Got My SPG Account Right – After 19 Days (Data Point)

Executive Summary 19 days after Marriott’s integration of Marriott Rewards and SPG accounts, my SPG account is finally correct.  Brutal IT execution by Marriott.  Check your own SPG account now.  If it’s correct, combine your SPG account with your Marriott…

New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!
New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!

New Marriott Hotel+Air Packages Announced: Book Now, Huge Devaluation Coming!

Executive Summary Marriott just announced its new Hotel + Air Package chart that will go into effect sometime in August.  It is a huge across-the-board devaluation.  Most relevant packages will cost about 30% more in Marriott Rewards points when the…

New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies
New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies

New Hotel Award Night Rates for Marriott & SPG Hotels as of August 18 – Opportunities and Strategies

New Marriott Points Redemption Category Change Chart This morning, Marriott Rewards released its complete list of standard hotel award night categories for reservations made August 1 and after.  This new list includes all Marriott portfolio brands (including Ritz-Carlton) and all…