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Did you see these promos in the latest SVO email?

LisaRex

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Some of these promos look great! I take it that they're only good for SVO members because you have to call the SVO number.

First Time Ever: Combine Starpoints and Cash for Resort Stays
Choose from one of five destination sensations and stay for as little as 5,750 Starpoints plus $75 per night.

Florida
Sheraton Vistana Resort, Orlando, Florida
Sheraton Vistana Villages, Orlando, Florida
One-bedroom villa
5,750 Starpoints plus $75 per night (rate code SPGCPSS).

Hawai'i
The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, Maui, Hawai'i
The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas North, Maui, Hawai'i
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Kaua'i, Hawai'i
Studio island-view villa
4,800 Starpoints plus $90 per night (rate code SPGCP).

Take advantage 180 days or less in advance of your arrival date. To reserve, call 888.625.4990. Complete terms and conditions.


5 Sought-After Resort Destinations
6 Money-Saving Ways to Linger for Longer
For a limited time, extend your stay in five different locales with money-saving rates from $119 per night.

Sheraton Vistana Resort, Orlando, Florida
Sheraton Vistana Villages, Orlando, Florida
One-bedroom villa starting at $119 per night (rate code SVOWN).

The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Villas, Rancho Mirage, California
The Westin Kierland Villas, Scottsdale, Arizona
One-bedroom villa starting at $129 per night (rate code SVOWN).

The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas, Maui, Hawai'i (rate code OWNII)
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Kaua'i, Hawai'i (rate code IWFALLO)
Studio island-view villa starting at $159 per night.

Availability is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve, call Owner Services at 888.882.8365. Complete terms and conditions.
 

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Things are tough all over, huh!!! :eek:
 

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Wow - these are great deals. I haven't rec'd this email yet...
 
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I think they're great deals, too! We DID ask SVO to extend great offers to owners, so thanks to them for that. I wish I could use them, but alas! no vacations til January.

I'd definitely pay outright or use cash + points before I'd use StarOptions to get into these properties. I wonder if they earn StarPoints....?
 

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I don't really see them as great offers as current getaways to Orlando for VV are priced at $48.43 to $65.57/night for the small 1 bedrooms through 2 bedrooms on II. The SVO offer is only good in comparison if you are going for less than a week. SVO doesn't show on Hawaii getaways but a couple of Marriott's do.
 

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Did you receive the one from WSJ? It is just a significant discount off their rack rates:

"White sugar-sand beaches lead to unsurpassed turquoise waters, creating the sublime destination that is The Westin St. John Resort & Villas in the US Virgin Islands.

Book a weekend getaway for stays September 11 through October 22, 2008 and enjoy rates from $205 per night. This offer must be booked by Friday, September 12, 2008."
 
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