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Hotel Alliance Choice
Need some guidance.
I just got a new job that requires extensive travel within the us and Canada. I am currently a Hilton diamond member but haven’t travelled for work in some time. So this is a legacy membership.
Essentially I have the chance to “start new” and will either be choosing Marriott or Hilton to move forward with all my stats. I will definitely hit the highest level in each. I was thinking Marriott might be better due to the merger with Starwood.
Any thoughts if I should stick to Hilton or move?
Thanks a lot.
What do you mean by legacy membership? Do you have lifetime Diamond status with Hilton?
[QUOTE=”No Name, post: 28230, member: 268″][USER=2270]@Hktraveler[/USER]
What do you mean by legacy membership? Do you have lifetime Diamond status with Hilton?[/QUOTE]
No. just meant that I earned it a while ago but still seems to be valid thru 2017.
Have you looked at the hotel options for the places you’ll be traveling to most? That might influence your decision.
It will be anywhere and everywhere. So it’s hard to do.
Mostly care about redemption value of points as he driver. So thought this would be the place to ask.
In that case, have you thought about where you want to redeem the points?
I dont think you’ll go wrong with either choice and there’s no specific right answer. However, SPG does loyalty very well and Marriott is slowly incorporating some of those benefits.
Depending on the amount travel you’ll be doing, why not try and get status with both?
I think [USER=29]@David W[/USER]’s idea of going for both makes sense! Several credit cards will give you Hilton Gold status just for having the card, so that could be a nice backup option if you want to test other brands.
[QUOTE=”Tiffany, post: 28270, member: 7″]I think [USER=29]@David W[/USER]’s idea of going for both makes sense! Several credit cards will give you Hilton Gold status just for having the card, so that could be a nice backup option if you want to test other brands.[/QUOTE
Which do you think has the overall best rewards program. I also have the Hilton reserve so auto gold with that.[/QUOTE]