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One of the lesser known Starwood promotions out there is their Pay Your Birth Rate, which can end up saving you a bunch of money.
Basically the first night you pay the regular rate, however the second and third night, you only have to pay the rate equal to the year you were born in. Depending on what year you were born in, you can save quite a bit of money on the last two nights.
How To Book:
Head over to the offer site, where you can search for participating properties in the United States, Canada, or the Caribbean.
For this example, I chose the The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa and the lowest rate for November 3rd-5th was $209 for each night.
Then I search the same dates, using the Birth Year Offer, and the first night was the same price at $209, however the 2nd night, would be adjusted to the rate equivalent to your birth year, meaning if you were born in 1950 you would only pay $50; 1970- $70; 1985-$85 etc. meaning you could save a bunch on the second night.
There are a bunch of participating properties, so I’d take a look at them if you have upcoming Starwood stays. This offer is one that doesn’t get talked about that much, but usually it can save a lot of money.
Since it is based on your birth year, the older you are, the cheaper the nights would be, so if you are traveling with your parents or grandparents you should probably book this offer under their name, since the additional nights would be less.
Some of the more expensive hotels charge $100 + your birth year for your second and third night such as Westin New York Grand Central and W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island, but even with that it’s still a great deal.
Have you ever booked the Pay Your Birth Year promotion before?
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