21 million Starpoints in one year

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  1. Sammich

    Sammich Gold Member

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    According to SPG on Facebook, one member earned 21 million starpoints in one year.

    Okay, so which one of you guys is it? :p

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    I can verify with 100% certainty, that it was not me.
     
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    Come to think of it...whoever it is he can pretty much stay scott free for his SPG Plat. renewal for next year. :p
     
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    Doesn't sound that difficult if you have the money, even without manufactured spending.

    What's the highest earning spg credit card out there?
     
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    I suspect it is someone who has a business card and has a judge cash flow, maybe a car dealer or Doctor with a surgery center, lots of supplies.
     
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    Ditto
     
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    It's got to be someone whose home address is simply "SPG" and the mail gets delivered...
     
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    I would presume that earnings of that volume come from partners - mostly CC spend - much more than on-property stays. Even a meeting planner can only earn up to 20,000 points per event which would mean 1000 events to get to 21mm points.
     
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    Can't even imagine how someone could've earned 21 million Starpoints in 365 days. Awesome, I will have to dream on.
     
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    ... I do not think that's accurate. SPG says I earned 227k in SPG this year. There's NO WAY that is accurate. I only have ~150k and have only redeemed about 50k + I was not negative last year...

    What I think counts as "earning" is the booking/canceling of award nights. I redeemed and canceled quite a few stays (speculatively because we kept changing dates/locations for our travels) and I think that's what made my "earning" so high.
     
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    I was surprised at my amount as well. I was in the 150k range but I don't think I ever earned that much....
     
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    Ok, stupid question..... Where you seeing your earned starpoints this year? I logged into my account, but do not see anything special.
     
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    Login right here https://spgpromos.com/2014yearinreview/
     
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    Is it supposed to show personalized information on that page? I don't see anything specific to me. (then again, that might be because there isn't much to report)
     
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    Yup. First half of the page should show you specific information like how many star points you earned. Which property did you redeem etc.
     
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    OK, nothing for me. I didn't redeem anything, and I didn't have any SPG stays. I did earn points with my card, though. And transferred my wife's points over to my account ;)
     
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    same here, I did not even earn half of what SPG says. Also my wife's and my amount is almost identical. NOT POSSIBLE. I think this is nothing short than a SPG self promotion. But anyway interesting read.
     
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