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Ya know, this survey is just like the surveys SVO management did shortly after it "enhanced"/"killed" the SVO elite program by eliminating the upgrade benefit and shortly after it silently switched from selling “mandatory” to “voluntary” villas at the same resorts.
Oh wait. Nevermind. SVO has never asked us what we thought of those things.
SVO management takes over $20 million a year in membership fees from us owners (in addition to SVO’s "management fees" associated with actually maintaining our properties, which are billed separately) to more-or-less serve as our reservations/booking agent, yet despite being promised this feature nearly 10 years ago by SVO’s top management, we still don’t have the ability to book or search for ANYTHING online.
In contrast, SPG membership includes not only the ability to book and search Starwood hotel and SVO timeshare’s (for rent via Starwood) online using SPG points, it now also includes the ability to search for and book third party air carrier availability online using SPG points.
All I can say is that if $20 million a year gets SVO owners squat online from Starwood, this SPG membership thing must cost an absolute fortune to join.