Is there a more frustrating realization, than waking up and realizing that the extortionate rate you paid doesn’t even include breakfast? Of course there is, but you get the point. Forking out for hotels, hoping to have a cozy stay, only to find out that you’ll have to pay for that scrumptious buffet is maddening. Show More Summary
I’ve written before about the Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn in Carmel, CA. It’s my favorite Hyatt in California and a hotel my whole family enjoys. It also is now a Category 7 property, meaning a night will set you back 30,000 points. First,...Show More Summary
InterContinental Hotels Group IHG has 75 hotels in Germany, 5 in Austria and 11 in Switzerland. This post includes a Google Map of these 91 hotels with current IHG Rewards Club points rates as of December 2017. Click icon in upper right...Show More Summary
View from the Wing posted a list today of 9 Hyatt Hotels he states are changing reward category as of 12:01am Wednesday, December 13. Then the news spread to Weekly Flyer, One Mile at a Time, Mommy Points, Deals We Like, Magic of Miles. Show More Summary
Choice Hotels launched a Tap the App sweepstakes today for an entry to win 400,000 points. From December 11 to February 9, 2018, Choice Privileges will award 100,000 points to 10 sweepstakes winners and 3 Grand Prize winners will receive 400,000 points at the end of the promotion. Show More Summary
Sometimes a hotel is just a place to lay your head at night between adventures and sometimes the hotel resort is the destination all by itself. When you are looking to piece together a fun-filled family vacation fueled by points it can...Show More Summary
It's normal for the major hotel loyalty programs to adjust some of the hotels that are in each award category every year. The number of points required for a free night at a hotel is typically based on the average daily rate and also...Show More Summary
The W Washington D.C. is a SPG Category 6 property, meaning award nights start at 20,000 Starpoints per night, or Cash and Points is offered for 10,000 Starpoints plus $180. The W Washington D.C. is centrally located in the heart of D.C. Show More Summary
One of the features of Choice Privileges, Best Western Rewards and Wyndham Rewards are some of their hotels offer higher category rooms for standard reward prices. The secret to unlocking added value from points in these loyalty programs is knowing which hotels tend to offer higher category rooms. Show More Summary
Use your SPG points to get Super Bowl LII suite seats, hotels, airfare, and more! You can get these packages without spending a dime for them, only points! The post Get Super Bowl LII Suite Seats, Hotel, Airfare, and More with SPG Starpoints appeared first on Running with Miles.
This article examines reward night points price differences between Choice Privileges and Nordic Choice Club loyalty programs for travelers staying at Nordic Choice Hotels chain of 190 hotels in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania. Show More Summary
Thursday, a former Arizona police officer, Philip Brailsford was acquitted of a murder charge relating to the 2016 fatal shooting of a drunk, unarmed man outside of his hotel room as officers responded to a call of a man pointing a gun out of a window. Show More Summary
The man knelt in the hotel hallway and pleaded with the officers: “Please do not shoot me.” It was January 2016 and police in Mesa, Ariz., rushed to a La Quinta Inns & Suites in response to reports of a man pointing a firearm out of a window. When Philip Brailsford and five other officers arrived,...
The best Wyndham offer returns with 45,000 points! That is enough for 3 free nights at any Wyndham hotel or you can get even more value with GoFast nights! The post Best Wyndham Offer Returns – 3 Free Nights (45,000 Point Offer) appeared first on Running with Miles.
Major hotel loyalty promotions for hotel stays December 2017 – February 2018. Several programs had November buy points discount offers. SPG and Hilton have buy points discount rates to December 29, 2017. Hilton Honors: Hilton HonorsShow More Summary
This post looks at two Wyndham Worldwide brand hotels in London and Gold Coast, Australia as examples of redemption value of Wyndham Rewards points on GoFast stays. My previous post showed how I can pick up 21,000 Wyndham Rewards points for $159 in Monterey this month with Visa Checkout bonus points and more. Show More Summary
Many of the opportunities I find for hotel points are discovered when I am planning specific trips to specific places. I have my eye out for hotel stays in Atlanta, Miami/Florida, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Prague, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Australia. Show More Summary
Kim and I each finished putting the minimum spend on our newest credit cards. Now I’m debating whether or not I should apply for one more card before 2017 comes to an end. (The biggest problem is finding the right card to apply for!)...Show More Summary
At the moment we're seeing promotions from almost all of the major hotel chains. Hopefully you've already registered for the promotions and are planning your stays to be able to maximize points, but just in case you're not, I wanted to post a reminder that today is the last day to register for three hotel promotions. Specifically, today (November 30):
United is running a promotion where if you transfer points from a hotel loyalty program to United you’ll receive a 30% bonus, although this promotion ends TODAY, November 30, 2017. You can transfer to the following hotels programs: Marriott...Show More Summary