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Rate Checks: Starpicks and Beat the Timer LTO rates

Starwood Hotels offers two portals for limited time offer (LTO) discount rates with weekly Starpicks offers for hotels globally and daily Beat the Timer discount rates for hotels in Europe, Middle East and Africa. This article examines a hotel from each of these offers for a detailed rate analysis. Hotel rate discount is relative to…

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Starwood Starpicks look good this week

Starwood Starpicks offer discount rates over the next six weeks at select properties.  The discount is typically 20% to 33% off the Best Flexible Rate. AAA and senior discounts are generally 10% off Best Flexible Rate. Some hotels only offer Starpicks rates for weekends and other hotels offer discount rates seven days a week. Main…

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Starwood Starpicks-Book by Oct 28

This week’s Starwood Starpicks offers are available until Friday. I must state I am not impressed by the rates I see in San Francisco, Boston, and Amsterdam. Fresno Four Points at $79 looks reasonable, but my two stays there this year were both disrupted by late night partiers. Westin Market Street at $299 for a…

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Starwood Hotel Starpicks – Book by Sep 16

Starwood Starpicks for this week are available for booking by Friday, September 16, 2011. These are prepaid and nonrefundable rates, so be sure your plans are firm. This week’s offer includes the Tremont Chicago Hotel at Magnificent Mile. Last October I was touring Chicago hotels and I looked into this property. It is a Starwood…

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Starwood Starpicks – Book by Friday Sep 2

The weekly batch of Starpicks reveals better rates for some hotels than I have seen in the past few offers. $95 at Westin Mission Hills Resort Villas Palm Springs, California or CAD$149 for Westin Bayshore Vancouver look like good values. Other hotels like SLS Beverly Hills at $335 or The Chatwal New York at $600…

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This week in Starwood Starpicks – Book by Fri Aug 26

Starwood Starpicks posted this week offer discount rates for select hotels over the next few weeks. These rates are valid for hotel bookings through Friday August 26. There are 88 U.S. hotels including properties like St. Regis Monarch Beach in southern California and The Chatwal New York City and St. Regis Bahia Puerto Rico. There are 22…

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Starwood Starpicks Book by Fri Aug 12

Starwood Hotels now offers Starpicks as a weekly buying opportunity for discount rates of 20% to 40%. The new format for Starpicks is the release of a new list of hotels every Tuesday and the opportunity to book hotels through Friday for the following six weekends or other days of the week at resorts and…

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