StarPicks.... some questions

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  1. Gaucho
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    I dont know if you have to sign up to get these rates, or where you click on the SPG website to access these... I think I now understand what StarPicks are, they seem to be special offers at certain hotels at certain times... or...?
     
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    They are cheap, prepaid rates for limited dates bookable on the website. No signup needed.
     
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    The website starpicks.com is dormant until the Tuesday of each week when some hotels will post their selections for the week. The deals are available up until Friday of the same week. Some of the deals are great, with 20-40% discounts. Reservations, IIRC, are non-refundable.
     
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    Yes, it's non-refundable.
     
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    The above is all true. I actually booked my first Starpicks rates this weekend - but with such a short time frame in advance, I didn't worry about cancellation (nor delayed/canceled flights etc.)
     
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    Used it also this weekend for a mattress run at one of the renovated properties and also got the 1000 star points bonus
     
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    wow... double dip !!
     
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    OK... but there is no tab or link on the website to point you to these then... you just have to look for this special rate when you are browsing for hotels...?
     
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    And they have that rate for the next 3 weekends!
     
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    The official homepage for the offers is www.starpicks.com. They sometimes don't offer Starpicks promos before or after holiday weekends, so the site might remain down during this week.
     
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    too bad the property is not in the Houston or SA area...
     
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    Thanks, I will bookmark the site.
     
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    I know, if you were in Dallas you would have a free room to use! I might be checked in but I'm sleeping at home :) one of the front desk employees told me that there were alot of people taking advantage of the promotion at their location to bump up their status.
     
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    As much as I go to TX, Ive yet to have a gig in Dallas.... I must get it organized. Question, how long is the drive from Houston....?
     
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    It is about 250 miles and 4 to 5 hours drive depending on traffic. Or about an hour flight :)
     
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    Texas is big.
     
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    Indeed... in more ways than one. Its one of my biggest markets in the USA... :cool:
     
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    Thanks.... interesting, but it looks like I will be doing more Four Points and Aloft properties.... still, very good to know you have this option.
     
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    Thanks.... well, 5 hours is my limit for driving so I will have to consider this vs. flying....
     
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