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I need 200K MR points [Lifetime MR status - MERGED]

Discussion in 'Marriott Vacation Club' started by thinze3, Apr 17, 2018.

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  1. thinze3

    thinze3 Tug Review Crew TUG Member

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    I cannot find my lifetime points listed online either. I only can see lifetime nights. And on the Marriott app it has my lifetime nights correct but has "0" as lifetime points.
     
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    My lifetime points are missing as is my lifetime gold status. It only has my lifetime nights (610), my 2018 stats and what is required to renew platinum elite. I have no change of getting to 750 by year end so my 2.5m lifetimes points that are missing doesnt concern me but if either was reachable in 2018, I would want access to this info. I am sure what ever the issue is will be fixed.
     
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    My account is a bit weird... when I first sign in, it takes me to the old looking site, and if I click My Account, and then Account Overview, it takes me to the new looking site. And it forces me to sign in again to get to the new looking site.

    I can see my lifetime nights and lifetime points in the old looking site, but if I flip to the new looking site, only my lifetime nights are shown.

    That may explain why some are reporting seeing them, and others are not.

    ETA] Not sure if this works for everybody, but when I am in the new version, and if I click my name in upper right corner, then click Platinum Benefits (yours may be Gold or Silver or whatever) on the page that pops up, it takes me back to the old version of the site, and I can click on Marriott Rewards Overview in the menu bar and from the screen that pops up after that, I can click Nights under my current year nights and up pops up the screen with lifetime nights and lifetime points. Give it a shot and see if it works for those that have lost the lifetime points viewing ability.
     
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    I just checked as well. Lifetime nights are visible but not lifetime points.
     
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    Very creative! I'm impressed ;) But seriously, thanks for that method. At least the numbers are what I expect.

    Now, how to get the needed points...
     
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    Well I guess this is one way of hiding the problem.
    Another extended website outage for maintenance
    Or could it be action to resolve the problem - ever the optimist!
    I guess I will try again this afternoon (UK time)
    Dear Owners,
    Due to system maintenance, this Website will not be available from approximately 11.55 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 8 until approximately 8:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 9. Should you require assistance, please contact Owner Services at 1-800-845-4226 (if your resort is in the United States or Canada) or 1-800-650-5720 (if your resort is located in Europe or Asia).
    Thank you.
     
  7. thinze3

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    This still works. It may be a good way and time for people to print this information out before its completely gone.
    Try to sign in and use this link, and then click "nights" as mentioned above.

    https://www.marriott.com/rewards/rewards-program.mi
     
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    Worked for me as well. Just make sure to follow each step EXACTLY!!!
     
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    I need 255K points and 116 nights to achieve Lifetime Platinum.

    I could get creative on earning points, but I don't see a path for earning that many nights before year end.
     
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    Can only transfer 50K to spouse per year.
     
  11. dioxide45

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    You can transfer an unlimited number of points if you do it at the time you are confirming an award. So you can theoretically make a long points reservation that requires 200,000 points and transfer those, then cancel that points reservation. The points don't transfer back.
     
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    I found my status using the suggestions above and see it shows 1067 nights and 8,821,266 points with over 2 million points not yet used. I've been lifetime Platinum for a few years.

    Should I be worried about my status and/or points? Also have 2 category 9 unused certificates in my account that expire close to the end of this year. Was told recently that the certificates cannot be used of Starwood or Ritz hotels.

    Any recommendations?
     
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    I believe that after August 1, you can use those certificates to book any brand of hotel.
     
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    Sounds to me like you need to start making a new video.
    Maybe this time in Prague or Madrid .... or both. :wave:
     
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    I followed the link, however, at first, I completely overlooked lifetime points on my Reward summary page. I saw the lifetime nights but not the points. I just assumed that lifetime points would be on a different screen than lifetime nights. I was mistaken.

    But I did find all the information right there! I also took a screenshot of the page, as someone on this thread suggested.

    Thanks to everyone on this thread for this valuable information.

    I have this accumulation of points and nights.
    • Platinum Lifetime Status
      • Nights 854

      • Points 3,620,098
     
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    The linked above worked and I printed out the info. 610 nights and 2.4 M points. I will finish the year at about 650 nights. I needed maybe another 18 months to get to Lifetime Platinum. As a current Lifetime Gold I will become a Lifetime Platinum Elite with no path to Lifetime Platinum Premier Elite. So nights could become less of a big deal for me and depending on how the new Categories shake out, so may points. I may start using my son's MR to get him moving along quicker.
     
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    Points will be irrelevant to status after December 31. And this is not likely to change, because the Starwood system did not even have the capability to track points. So using your son's MR Visa will get him points to redeem but does nothing to move him along towards lifetime levels. Even the elite night for each $3K in credit card spend is going away, if I understand the new program accurately. Using his MR number when you stay at a Marriott to get him nights credits (unless he is also staying there) would be a blatant abuse of the system and I hope that is not what you are considering. You could possibly get your account and status revoked and for sure would also not get the elite perks during your stay if you did that.
     
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    Isn’t there a point system with SPG points equaling 3 Marriott points a piece. If I lost all my points I’d be pi..ed
     
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    I am referring to no points counting for lifetime status after this year. Future years' elite status will be based on nights only.
     
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    I guess I need to understand this 5/24 rule better. I have one Marriott card, a Chase "Marriott Rewards" (black) card, which I've had for years. I've just been denied a new Marriott Premier card - because I already have one (?). I guess that they're seeing these as the same card.

    Also, it seems I'm not allowed to refer friends for a credit card. Maybe I missed that window.

    Is it worth calling them?

    So much for two easy ways to get me most of the way there.
     
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    From my reading, you can only have one Marriott Visa card. You can either go through the upgrade route or cancel and appy later. You may not get bonus points when you cancel and re-apply.

    5/24 is another rule where you will get rejected if you have gotten 5 new credit cards within the past 24 months.
     
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    I think Chase does consider them to be basically the same. I cancelled my old Marriott Chase card a few weeks ago and am waiting for it to come off my Chase online portal, which it hasn't done yet.
     
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    Is it too late to cancel my MR Visa? I applied for the new card but I never got an answer so I assume that’s a no!
     
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    If you book a cheap Marriott (e.g., Courtyard in a business area on a SUN night for $59) and then check-in via mobile and then never show up, do you get credit for both the night and your points just as if you had stayed there? Seems like you paid for it, so why wouldn't you get the credit?

    What about if you have a reservation that is past the cutoff and you get charged for it? Do you get nights and points for that?
     
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    I know I read about this a few months ago, and followed one of the directives and found the area that showed lifetime status, with points accumulated and earned nights.
    I have checked the last few days, guess a little paranoid about merger, and want to make sure the information doesn't disappear or change.
    When I go to the benefit activity it lists us as Platinum elite, gives total accumulated nights, but for accumulated points, it states 0.
    We have been Lifetime Platinum for 1.5 years. Maybe I missed this, or am confused, how they will be stating benefit status. Are they eliminating the Lifetime wording and total accumulated nights. I printed all of this when someone on the forum brought this up a few months ago, so I do have a copy of how they used to post information. Thx
     
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