Spire status already posted

Discussion in 'IHG | Rewards Club/Ambassador' started by jonspencer, Jul 10, 2015.  |  Print Topic

  1. jonspencer

    jonspencer Silver Member

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    I had 50 some carry over nights from 2014 so it was easy :eek:

    apparently Platinum will continue to be a status level and thankfully Royal Ambassador is unchanged thus far.

    the other benefits seem to be:

    bonus points are 100%

    Exclusive Choice Benefit upon receiving status (not sure what this means?)
     
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    uggboy Gold Member

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    ...beside this new "benefits"..:)..they don't offer anything tangible incl. free breakfast, Club access and more...:confused:
     
  3. jonspencer

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    the Choice Benefit is you get 25k points or gift a friend Platinum :eek:

    that should be an easy pick with the marginal value of Plat
     
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    now it will be interesting to learn if RA's will get both 100% Elite Bonus Points + RA Bonus :eek:
     
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    Already got it from my last stay in Dallas that posted today: 100% Elite Bonus + RA BONUS.... That's awesome.
     
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    Lots of points are awesome, but still no reason to use the points for awards stays. Still no benefits on awards stays and no way to use extra points for upgraded rooms or suites.
     
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    jonspencer Silver Member

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    DJP makes a good point that that there is not much versatility regarding the use of accumulated points :eek:

    IHG could certainly improve upon that issue, however members are free to use points where and when they choose, some hotels are simply a waste of points

    I also think many posters here under-estimate the value of Royal Ambassador status, if used wisely it can be an incredible value on both paid and reward stays
     
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    I recently received this through an IHG mailing, wonder what they mean by new benefits & bigger rewards... ?
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    +1

    I have been wondering the same thing :eek:

    on a recent IC stay I was given Elite bonus points but no points for RA, so this Spire has been one step forward and two steps back IMO
     
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    I have had two NA stays since the new status was started and in both cases I received the double RA points
     

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