In an earlier post, I lamented my loss of Starwood Gold status. Gary of View from the Wing posted a potential solution for me, “an offer for free Starwood Gold status after one stay in the Asia Pacific region paid for with a World Mastercard.”
Keri and I were just discussing a possible trip this morning. I’ve got some US Airways miles burning a hole in my pocket!
Preferred Plus gets you late check out and a less chance of having one of the worst rooms in the house.
Compare this to Gold, which will also get you a welcome amenity (extra points, free internet, or a welcome drink), and 3 points per dollar.
I probably will do fine demoted to plus. But as inspiration to get our butts moving on this trip, I’ll insist I need gold! I’ve got miles burning a hole in my pocket, and I’ve been miserly up until now.
Keri, let’s go here!: