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I think you got the short end of the stick here. All Marriott Golds were upgraded to Platinum in August (at least until the end of the year) EXCEPT if you had Gold as a comp from SPG. Note: the chart below does not apply to SPG Gold and SPG Platinum members who received Rewards Elite status due to linking and status matching. Click here to see SPG ...


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An early departure fee is typically used as a revenue management instrument to prevent evasion of restrictions applied to bookings for fewer nights. An example would be a refundable booking for several nights including lower pricing period which may be a weekend or a Saturday night in some hotels. Someone who wished to take advantage of a lower booking cost ...


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So while I suspect Hilmar's answer is correct on paper, as ever reality is a wee bit more complicated. I tested showing my old Marriott Gold Elite card ("Valid thru 02/2019") at two hotels in New Orleans, around 1 month after the new system was supposed to kick in in mid-August, and asked if old Gold benefits still applied after the merger: JW Marriott: ...


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First, it is highly unlikely, almost impossible, you would be changed an Early Departure Fee and forfeit the prepaid nights. The Early Departure Fee is a form of revenue protection particularly for post-paid stays to cover cases where the booking is made with a lower long-term, convention or special rate but the number of nights you actually stay would only ...


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After returning from this property, the answer is no. They have the NFC card readers on the doors and the keys have the RFID chips in them, but they do not have the Keyless enabled, and therefore you are unable to do an online check-in prior to arrival. Which in this day and age seems frustrating as we had to wait in line for 20+ minutes to just get our ...


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