Reader Questions: Iberia Flight Cancellation, SAS & Optiontown, IHG Spire & Royal Ambassador, Le Club Euro Voucher in Australia, SPG BRG With Ctrip & Earning AA EQP’s & Miles

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Here are six reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions & Comments

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however.

Reader Question: What Happens To SPG Platinum Benefits If Starwood Is Sold?

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There has been quite a bit of news surrounding the sale of Starwood lately. First it was rumoured that the company could be sold to the Chinese (read more here) and then that the Hyatt would be making a bid (read more here).

Reader Questions SPG

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about what would happen to the SPG program and Platinum/lifetime Platinum benefits in case Hyatt would be the acquirer.

Reader Question: Unreasonable Request From Ibis Senen In Jakarta?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email that he had received from Le Club AccorHotels affiliated Ibis Senen hotel in Jakarta.

Reader Question Le Club AccorHotels Ibis Credit Card Request

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Reader Comment: Combining Four Separate Le Club AccorHotels Promotions

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email and a screenshot that illustrates how one can stack multiple Le Club AccorHotels promotions regardless what the promo T&Cs might say.

Reader Comment Combining Le Club AccorHotels Promotions

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Reader Questions: IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks Availability At Holiday Inn Benoa Bali?

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Several readers emailed me yesterday regarding the PointBreaks availability at Holiday Inn Benoa Bali that I knew would be a popular place to burn some points.

Reader Question IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks Availability Holiday Inn Benoa Bali

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Reader Questions: Sheraton Free Weekend Nights Promo, IHG Europe Sale, China Southern Or Etihad, Turkish Airlines Credits, Redeeming Etihad Guest Miles, United Lounge Access & Redeeming Marriott Or IHG For NYC?

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Here are seven reader questions from the past week (so many good questions coming in!) that I have decided to reply to publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Questions October 25 2015

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however.

Reader Question: InterContinental Royal Ambassador Qualification Criteria

A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email regarding the qualification criteria for Royal Ambassador status because some of his InterContinental stays were earning Royal Ambassador bonus.

Reader Question Royal Ambassador Qualification Criteria

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Reader Comment: Hilton HHonors Diamond Fast Track With Instant Gold

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A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email about his experience of requesting Diamond fast track that came with instant Gold status.

Reader Comment Hilton Diamond

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Reader Question: Phone Stolen At Air France Lounge In Paris – Who Is Responsible?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader left a question regarding stolen iPhone at the Air France lounge in Paris.

Reader Question Theft At Air France Lounge In Paris

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Reader Question: No Delta SkyMiles On Korea Air Flights?

A LoyaltyLobby reader left a question regarding of non-earning of any Delta SkyMiles for a trip taken with Korean Air that would have ensured Platinum requalification.

Reader Question Korean Air

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Reader Comment: Hotel Welcome Amenity

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On Friday, when I posted about couple of nice welcome amenities, a LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me a photo of an amenity received at InterContinental Expo hotel in Shanghai.

Reader Comment Ambassador Gift

This is a chocolate cigar that comes with a matchstick plus something that looks like coffee beans (could be chocolate as well).

Reader Question: Charges From IHG Hotels Where Had Award Stays

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A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email about issues that he is having with some IHG Rewards Club award stays in the United States.

Reader Question Charges For Award Stays

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Reader Question: Hotel Price Now Lower During A Sale – Can I Get Price Adjustment?

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A LoyaltyLobby member sent me a good question the other day via Facebook regarding getting hotel to match their now lower price (previous rate non-refundable & non-cancelable).

Reader Question Price Went Down

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Reader Question: Purse Stolen With Passport On American Airlines Flight From Dallas To Shanghai

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question regarding a purse containing passport that was stolen on an American Airlines flights from Dallas to Shanghai.

Reader Question Purse Snatched On American Airlines DFW PVG Flight

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