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Marriott Lifetime Platinum Premiere
As I am sure you know, William is Starwood Social Media Specialist, William Sanders, who has been providing answers approved by the Loyalty dept. to questions posed on FlyerTalk.
“B8. Do Marriott members with 2MM uncombined lifetime MR points and with 750 combined lifetime MR nights and lifetime SPG nights qualify for LTPP?
Yes.This is confirmed at members.marriott.com under the Benefits and Lifetime tab where it specifically states, “You can also qualify for Lifetime status via the existing criteria for Rewards and SPG through December 31, 2018.” Existing legacy criteria for earning Lifetime Platinum Premier in MR/RCR is 750 Lifetime nights + 2MM Lifetime points. Also, in August, when members combine Rewards and SPG accounts, their lifetime nights across both programs count toward Lifetime Elite status in the new combined program. To be included in at previous thresholds for Rewards or SPG, members will have until December 31, 2018, to complete stays in order to achieve the Lifetime Elite status. ”
When William was asked if his answer could be summarized as “Yes,” he responded I don’t see why not or something to that effect. There are at least a couple of bloggers that are still implying that combined nights can only be combined with years of status and MR members with 2MM+ MR only points can’t utilize SPG nights to qualify for LTPP.
Since at least a couple of bloggers don’t believe that those with 2MM MR only points can utilize combined nights, would it be possible to confirm if the above statement by a employee who was authorized to speak for the company is still correct?