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Any suggestions for best “bang for the points” SPG/Marriott Hotel in Europe? Planning a surprise getaway trip with the hubs.

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If you’re really trying to get the most value for points, use them during festivals and events. The Four Points Munich Central is 50 m from Oktoberfest and 10,000 points/night for a room that would be 374€/night. I’ve also done the Sheraton Rio during Carnival, the W French Quarter in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, and the W Times Square and Weston Sydney on NYE

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My money is on Eastern Europe

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Serbia or Croatia maybe?

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Depends on time of the year but I really like the Luxury Collection in Europe - I've been to the one in Mykonos and also Maria Christina in San Sebastián. I booked with pts Maria and they still granted me a massive upgrade

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I really liked the Augustine in Prague

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“Bang for the points”...is that legal in most destinations?

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W in Barcelona

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Was leaning towards Mykonos but love the other suggestions! Thanks!

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If there were an SPG property where I could get any bang for the points I don’t think I would leave until I was out of points

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The palace in Madrid is pretty lit. Probably not the best bang for the points though

Looking at Mykonos for honeymoon and none of those seem like great redemptions for what you get. Le Méridien in Split, Croatia was only 10k and we really liked the hotel and city.

Randomly was browsing and saw that you could get nights at St. Regis Berlin for 200 per night.

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