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SPG Buy Points deal worth it? By end of year they have 25% discount so for $787 you can get 30,000 points. Thoughts?

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No, you can rack up points like crazy during promotions. Not worth it paying out of pocket in my opinion

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That basically gets you 3 nights in a decent Westin which is around 250/night anyway. Not worth it.

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Usually happens every few months. If you're a frequent traveler you'll see updates on the website like extra 250 points per night or double points every stay. I usually get around 4-5k points every M-Tr stay.

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Pretty sure TPG (the points guy) did a write up saying they aren't worth it

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When are promotions usually? I thought this was the promotion since they were offering 25% off.

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There's one now you can sign up for, SPG Double Take. SPG promos.com

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* spgpromos.com

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