Just hit 50 for spg this year, what gift should I choose? 10 suite nights award, 1 free night award (cat 1-5), or 5 elite qualifying nights?

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This has been asked so many times. Just go with the free night.

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I personally take the suite nights cause when I travel personally I like a large room

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In three years I never got my suite night award confirmed when traveling for leisure. So free night for sure

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Free night hands down

5 elite qualifying nights if you’re not going to hit 75. Otherwise free night for sure

I got the suite nights and had them awarded two nights in a row at different hotels. Asked my ambassador to arrange it. In both of them I actually got an extra suite upgrade. Well worth it if you actually get the awards. Book during low season and don’t request the biggest suite they have

I took 10 suite night upgrades one year (scored 6 upgrades out of 10) and 5 elite qualifying nights another year. Happy with both decisions. Personally, I don't prefer the free night (since it's only Cat 1-5), considering I always have enough points to score free nights in similar (and often, better) hotels.

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