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Redeem Starpoints For Suites Or Premium Rooms

It's interesting to see the policies different hotel loyalty programs have towards redeeming points for premium rooms and suites. For example, Hyatt Gold Passport is one of the more favorable loyalty programs for award redemptions in suites. Show More Summary

3000 Mile First-Time Hotel Booking Bonus Extended Through October 10

Rocketmiles is a hotel booking site with a limited number of hotels and in a limited – but growing – number of cities. It rebates you a potentially large number of miles for your reservations. (You generally won’t earn hotel points for...Show More Summary

8,000 Choice Privileges points every two stays Sep 4 to Nov 12, 2014

Choice Hotels has announced its new promotion for 8,000 Choice Privileges points every two stays September 4 to November 12, 2014. You must maintain an address in the U.S. (including U.S. territories) or Canada to be eligible for this promotion. Show More Summary

The Secret Rules of the Club Carlson Program That Only Hotels Know

A couple of weeks ago I revealed a bunch of Holiday Inn Express secrets – the things they tell their hotel owners, and what those hotels are required to do for guests and for the chain. Simon L. points out to me that a similar document is available for Club Carlson as well (.pdf). Show More Summary

Beyond the Supercharger: Tesla’s Other Charging Network

With little fanfare, Tesla has been installing special charging points for its cars, separate to its well-publicized Supercharger network, at restaurants, hotels and other high-traffic locations.

Earn 1,200 Southwest points for Choice Hotels stays Aug 14 to Nov 15, 2014

Choice Privileges has a new promotion for double Southwest Rapid Rewards points for stays at any Choice Hotels brand. Earn 1,200 Southwest points for Choice Hotels stays August 14 to November 15, 2014. Simply request Southwest Rapid Rewards points at check-in and provide your frequent flyer number. Show More Summary

Diners Club Rewards North America Airline and Hotel Partners

This post has a current list of hotel and airline partners for Diners Club Rewards points transfers and exchange rates for USA cardholders. Diners Club charges earn 1 point per dollar. There are currently 14 airline partners and Amtrak Guest Rewards for Diners Club Rewards points-to-miles transfers. Show More Summary

Hyatt Gold Passport targeted offers Sep 1- Nov 30, 2014

A FlyerTalk thread started yesterday about the targeted Hyatt Gold Passport promotion emails sent yesterday. Lucky at One Mile at a Time posted about his targeted offer for 50,000 points after 20 nights at Hyatt Hotels between September 1 to November 30, 2014. Show More Summary

Limited Time 70,000 Hotel Points Offer — Ending Soon

Link: 70,000 Points for Marriott Card For the next 20 or so hours (or less, depending on when you’re reading this), you can still earn an improved signup bonus on this card. I first wrote about this offer several weeks ago. Here’s what I said: Marriott isn’t my favorite hotel program (that would be Starwood…

Picking Your Onboard Meal in Advance, Cooking in Your Hotel Room, and Earning the Most Points Eating Out

News and notes from around the interweb: I’m pretty sure I once posted a video of a flight attendant making grilled cheese sandwiches with the iron in their hotel room. What about hot dogs, hamburgers, eggs, and toasted marshmallows? (HT: Liz M.) I’d prefer to order room service. Show More Summary

Two weeks in Norway with $6,000 in free Choice Hotels on points

If Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano does not blow its top preventing air travel between the USA and Europe, then in a couple of weeks I will be hotel hopping in Norway with $6,000 in free Choice Hotels on points. This is a great deal for...Show More Summary

Bad Club Lounge Etiquette — At What Point Do You Say Something?

I stay at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport quite frequently, as it's by far my favorite Frankfurt Airport hotel. The location can't be beat as it's connected to the terminal, the tower rooms are nice, and the club lounge has a great spread...Show More Summary

Hilton HHonors earn 4x Avios points 11 Aug to 30 Nov 2014

Members who select British Airways Executive Club as their Points & Miles airline partner with Hilton HHonors earn 4x Avios points per dollar for stays at participating London hotels and 3x Avios points for stays at hotels in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Show More Summary

IHG Rewards Club 50% off Mexico and Caribbean beach resort stays

IHG is rewarding its members through an upcoming fall promotion offering members 50 percent off Rewards Nights point pricing for a limited time at 12 participating beach resort hotels in Mexico and the Caribbean islands of Grand Cayman and Aruba. Show More Summary

When Do Hotels Make Their Rooms Available On Points?

We know how it generally works for airlines. They make seats available as ‘saver’ awards when they don’t expect to sell those seats for cash. A year in advance they’ll have some idea what seats those might be, and may make some award seats available when the flights are loaded into the schedule. Show More Summary

It’s the Little Things…

Small observations of things that have struck me as weird during our UK stay to this point: – There is no alarm clock in our hotel room. – There are no drinking fountains in public spaces. – The travel-on-the-left thing would be easier if it were consistently applied. About one stairway in three asks people…

Best Western hotels in rural Norway

Best Western Hotels offer far more choices in rural Norway than Radisson and Choice Hotels when traveling away from the major cities in the fjord country and northern Norway. Assuming you want to spend points for your rooms rather than...Show More Summary

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay 20,000 points

Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay 20,000 points reward nights are 50% off the regular category 8 rate with Marriott Rewards FlashPerks beginning tomorrow, Thursday, August 14 at 1pm Eastern time, 12 noon Central, 10am Pacific. Show More Summary

Quality Inn Monterey California has Norway prices this week for Concours d’Elegance

Why am I not satisfied booking $500 suites in Norway with points? The basic itinerary I have booked for my trip next month is more than a week in $500 per night suites using Choice Privileges points for hotels in southern Norway. And...Show More Summary

Forgot Your Toothbrush? No Problem, Aloft Hotel’s Robotic Bellhop’s Got You Covered

In a day and age where just about everything is controlled by technology – opening hotel room doors, ordering pizza – why shouldn’t menial tasks be assigned to robots? Oh, robot uprising? Okay, you might have a point, but that’s not stopping one boutique hotel from taking its love for all things tech-savvy to another level by testing a robotic … [More]

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