award rates have gone up at some hotels

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  1. OCP
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    I booked an award room at HI Rochester Airport, NY a few weeks ago and it was 10K points. Now it is 15K points.

    Also, I noticed that IC Monterey, CA is now 40K - use to be 30K

    Other changes that I've noticed:

    Huntsville, Ontario HIX 15K -> 25K
    Calgary (YYC) Airport HIX (45 HOPEWELL WAY ) 15K -> 25K
    Grove City, PA HIX 15K -> 25K
    Salt Lake City Airport East HIX 15K-25K

    Has anyone else noticed that the rates have gone up at some hotels?
     
  2. airshadow
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    Yep. Two hotels I recently booked have both gone up. One went from 10 to 15, the other from 15 to 25k. Glad I booked when I did, but sad to see the obvious increases.
     
  3. gleff
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    I've queried Priority Club, we'll see if I get any info..
     
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  4. I did notice about a month back someone posted what good value IC Monterey, CA, hope they're not reading the posts and increasing redemption.
     
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    Very few HIs have ever been 10K, so 15K would be the norm and 25K pretty much standard for major cities now. ICs vary with location and occupancy. I suspect we are starting to see the new award policy come into play with a flex range of rates depending upon season, demand, etc.

    And don't forget, PC has had a number of very generous promos of late, thus building up the balances of accounts. Guess this is an adjustment on the other side.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up on this!
     
  7. sobore
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    15k - 25k is a pretty big jump, especially when it's a property you frequent. :(
     
  8. HaveMilesWillTravel
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    .... turning you into the greatest loser (paging HHonors!)
     
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    HI Atrium Sin used to be 15K and now 25K unfortunately. at 15K a great deal, but 25K is way too much for that property considering the HI Orchard is the same cost, with a much better location, rooms and club lounge.
     

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