I'm a big believer in points that you can transfer to a variety of different frequent flyer programs -- instead of earning miles with one airline or points with one hotel chain, you pick where you want the points to go later based on...Show More Summary
A day spent looking at Perth hotels last year convinced us of one thing: there was a dearth in Perth of places that were either affordable or ones we wanted to stay in. But the second point, at least, is set to change now, with Como opening a Perth branch in September. Show More Summary
One of the ways my family is able to book the award flights that we do is by taking advantage of transferring miles and points to different hotel and airline accounts during transfer bonus periods. This is when you are given extra miles...Show More Summary
While the most obvious thing to do with Starwood points is use them for hotel stays, I think the most valuable thing to do with them is transfer them to airline miles. Through August 7 there's a 20% bonus on transfers to American AAdvantage...Show More Summary
As we enter the real heart of summer travel I wanted to offer a reminder about one of my very favorite hotel promotions ever (yes, ever) that is still going on for about another month. The promo I am talking about is the Hyatt Gold Passport...Show More Summary
IHG Rewards Club - the loyalty program for Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and related brands -- is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points. This means you can buy points at $0.00575 apiece. The offer ends today. Continue reading Last Day to Buy Hotel Points For About Half a Cent Per Point...
I wanted to offer a final reminder that the promotion to purchase IHG points with a 100% bonus is coming to a close tomorrow, June 30th. IHG points are ones that you can routinely “buy at a discount” via making and then canceling aShow More Summary
We?re getting close to the midway point of 2015, and so far we only have one confirmed opening from our list of five London hotels to watch this year (that?s the M by Montcalm Shoreditch). Things are looking up this week though, starting...Show More Summary
The Choice hotel group doesn't get a lot of love in the miles and points community. Most folks in the US associate them with Comfort Inns in the middle of Iowa next to a truck stop. Like the one next to Iowa 80, the largest truck stop...Show More Summary
This week I wrote about two significant challenges with the Hyatt Gold Passport program. Hotels not offering award nights even when standard rooms are available Hotels not offering confirmed suite upgrades on cash and points award stays,...Show More Summary
I had printed our completed online check-in documents at the Hilton Rome Airport Hotel, and boarding time started at 11am. Arriving around 11:30am, the Hertz rental car drop off point was close enough to Civitavecchia port that we didn’t need a taxi. The post Magic on NCL Jade: Embarkation appeared first on Magic of Miles.
Book Club Carlson award nights by July 31 for stays through December 31, 2015 at 25% off the standard reward rate when using Promotional Code LATAM25. This means a category 5 hotel at 44,000 points is only 33,000 points per reward night. Show More Summary
Last week my parents stayed at the Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove. My father booked a military discount rate one night, my mother booked one night on a AAA rate and she also booked a Go Fast cash and points night for 3,000 points and $55. Show More Summary
Club Carlson just recently removed the biggest credit card perk they had going – the last night free on award stays. It was, without a doubt, the best way to stretch your hotel reward points since you could stay for two nights on an award stay and only pay for one night, essentially creating your own buy-one-get-one-free scenario. Show More Summary
Most hotel chain loyalty programs offer rooms on points whenever a 'standard room' is available for sale. The trick, though, is what a hotel defines as a standard room. Most members think of it as the 'most common room'. Some hotels have played games with this. Show More Summary
Via the indispensable Magic of Miles, the Carmelo Resort & Spa in Uruguay has become a Hyatt. The hotel is set in a forest overlooking the river. It's a former Four Seasons which has only 44 rooms. The base room is 970 square feet. It's...Show More Summary
Just a reminder that Hilton HHonors is running a 5,000 bonus point promotion right now. This limited time offer will reward you with 5,000 Bonus Points per stay at any hotel, now through July 6th. This is in addition to being able to earn Double Points or Double Miles with the current Double Your HHonors promotion. Show More Summary
New casting updates for the highly-anticipated upcoming instalment of FX's hit horror anthology series, "American Horror Story," which will be subtitled "Hotel," points out to another series mainstay returning once again, this time as a third wheel.
In addition to the double points/miles promotion through the end of August, Hilton is now offering 5,000 points per stay at any Hilton hotel. This is actually one of the better promotions going on, especially for one night stays (since...Show More Summary
Hyatt Hotels has announced a promotion where you can get double Gold Passport points for dining at their restaurants across India till August 31, 2015. You don't need to stay the night to be able to get points for dining. The post Double Gold Passport Points on dining at Hyatt Hotels across India appeared first on Live from a Lounge.