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SPG Platinum Qualification Through Stays
There has been a lot of details shared with the Marriott/SPG merger. I qualified for SPG platinum through 25 stays last year. With the merger, is it still possible to qualify through 25 stays until the end of this year or is my deadline to qualify August 1st?
Frequent Miler has created a Marriott-SPG-Ritz Transition guide post that’s got a lot of the info accumulated in one place. If I’m reading his post correctly it looks like you’ve got until the end of 2018 to get your 25 stays in. I’m basing that on this section of the post:
[*][I]Get all four current Marriott & SPG cards in order to earn 40 nights elite credit. Elite night credits will not stack after this year. [/I]
[*][I]Elite nights earned from these credit cards after the August transition but before Jan 1 2019 will stack.[/I]
[*][I]The Marriott Business card still offers 15 nights elite credit even though the application page doesn’t mention it.[/I]
[*][I][B]Earn SPG Platinum status with 25 stays.[/B][/I]
[*][I]Earn SPG Platinum status with 50 nights in order to get 10 Suite Night Awards.[/I]
[*][I]Earn SPG Platinum 100 status in order to get Platinum Premier 100 status without the $20K spend requirement.[/I]
Here’s the post for the transition guide: [URL]https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/marriott-spg-ritz-transition-guide/[/URL]
and he’s taking questions in the Comments section that he’ll have Marriott answer. For the answers he’s received so far he has this post: