SPG American Express card members have changes coming August 11. Annual fee increase from $65 to $95. No foreign transaction fees. free Starwood Hotels in-room premium internet access. free Boingo hotspot WiFi access after you create a Boingo American Express Preferred Plan account. Show More Summary
United is offering a 25% bonus on hotel points converted to miles through August 31. When they ran a similar bonus in the fall (with a higher cap), Starwood was excluded. This time Starwood transfers -- still a poor value to United -- are eligible. Continue reading 25% Bonus for Converting Hotel Points to United Miles.. and When It Makes Sense...
Advertising is everywhere. Its reach becomes ever more pervasive, to the point where unexpected surfaces like lunch trays and hotel key cards are being monetised. In The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction,...Show More Summary
IHG Eat With Us, Earn 1,000 Points Offer If you have an upcoming IHG stay, check your account and see if you are eligible for this offer which provides 1,000 points for dining at a hotel operated restaurant. To find out if you have been...Show More Summary
A few days ago I wrote about the upcoming PointBreaks deals for fall, which is one of the most lucrative promotions in the hotel industry, whereby select hotels are bookable for just 5,000 points per night. Well, while the PointBreaks...Show More Summary
When it comes to free hotel nights, all hotel points are certainly not created equal. Being able to stay in a hotel for only 5,000 points per night is nothing unusual for most hotel chains – 5,000 points gets you 1 night at a category 1 Hyatt and 1 night at a category 2 Starwood, for example. Show More Summary
This little hack is so easy and simple, yet it can make a big difference in the quality of your stay. Try it! The post 10-second tip: an easy travel hack for your hotel room. appeared first on Points and Pixie Dust.
Key & Peele is probably my favorite sketch comedy show. Last week I shared their skit about using the lavatory on a plane when the seatbelt sign is on: Just Another Points Traveler stumbled upon a completely different but equally hilarious Key & Peele sketch from last year, focusing on hotel continental breakfasts. Show More Summary
The IHG Point Breaks list for July - October, 2015 has been released. It contains far fewer high-end properties than before with the majority being HI & HI Express hotels in North America. The post New IHG Points Breaks List Released & Why 5K IHG Points Doesn’t Get You as Far as it Used To appeared first on Miles to Memories.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban stepped to the podium in the main ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, earlier this month with talking points in hand. He had mentioned the NFL draft calendar and frustration with...Show More Summary
IHG Rewards Club’s PointBreaks promotion is one of the best promotions in the hotel industry. Through this promotion, select hotels are available for just 5,000 points per night. That compares quite favorably to the standard cost ofShow More Summary
The new IHG PointBreaks list of hotels for 5,000 points reward nights will be available by July 27 for bookings through October 31, 2015. The full list of Pointbreaks hotels is posted on IHG Blog and at the end of this post. Holiday Inn Express Hamburg City Centre is one listing that excites me. Show More Summary
With growing probability that I will buy an American Airlines ticket to Anchorage in the next 48 hours, I took a close look at hotel options for the city. Sheraton Anchorage $214 ($240 after tax) or 10,000 points. Marriott has six hotels...Show More Summary
Over time it's pretty standard for hotel loyalty programs to raise the number of points required for a free night redemption. This is done in one of two ways: -- Adjusting which hotels belong in which categories. Hotel chains typically have somewhere between a handful and a dozen "categories" of properties, which determine the price of a redemption. Show More Summary
A year and a half ago Hyatt introduced a new top redemption category 7 costing 30,000 points per night. They also increased the price of category 6 hotels from 22,000 to 25,000 points per night. This year the Park Hyatt Maldives jumped up to category 7. Show More Summary
Hopefully this can help some of you to cash in on a free hotel stay. The post 10-second tip: $135 in free money from Orbitz! appeared first on Points and Pixie Dust.
Verizon launched the Verizon Smart Rewards program last year and its value was dubious. I zeroed in on the cash and points hotel options for stays outside out of my usual chains, but have since become disenchanted. They offer few properties in the locations I need and then the discounts are hit and miss. And since all […]
You can earn 5,000 Gold Passport points in Africa with a stay of two nights at an eligible rate through Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at the following Hyatt hotel properties... The post Earn 5,000 Gold Passport Points in Africa With a Stay of Two Nights appeared first on The Gate.
Families that regularly travel using airline miles and hotel points know that advance planning isn’t a “nice to have” attribute, it is virtually a necessity if you want to be able to do truly amazing things with your accumulated rewards. ...Show More Summary
The appealing aspect of The May Fair London for me is location. The hotel is centrally located near the Royal Parks of The Green Park and Hyde Park, about 15 minutes walk south to Buckingham Palace or north to Selfridge’s on Oxford Street...Show More Summary