More than a year ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a 10-point plan to spur the city's manufacturing sector. Point No. 2 was to limit the number of hotels and self-storage facilities in designated... To view the full story, click the title link.
There's a new “Hyatt affiliate hotel" the Hotel Levent Istanbul (formerly Marriott Edition) that's a category 7 redemption. That means free rooms cost 30,000 points per night. Paid rooms are under $140 right now, while on a cash andShow More Summary
As I wrote about earlier, today is the last day to book IHG free nights before the cost of reward nights at over 650 hotels changes tomorrow. There's no denying that the value of IHG points has decreased over the past year. Early last...Show More Summary
Last year, I saw some amazing deals from Los Angeles to Singapore via Air China. During that time I had just received 50,000 points from a new credit card. Luckily, I was able to act fast and snag a round-trip for only 39,000 points!...Show More Summary
What type of airline mile or credit card point is best for you depends entirely on things like where you live, where you want to go, whether you are good with economy seats and budget hotels or are after a bit more luxury, how many people travel with you, and on and on. Show More Summary
The ultimate animated miles & points video will always be the one about checking into a hotel as a Diamond guest, which makes me laugh every time: However, on the airline front, this video is a pretty close second. It's entitled "Life Observations: Airplanes," and is spot on: If you need a good laugh, be sure to give it a watch.
'Who answered the phone?'“My roommate and I had a strange experience during the night in 1992. I saw her get up to answer the phone when her boyfriend called (we had a bunk bed and I slept on top). However, she said I got up to answer...Show More Summary
In early 2014, Hyatt Gold Passport added a new hotel category for redemptions. Specifically, they added Category 7 hotels, which go for 30,000 points per night. Fortunately Hyatt hasn't moved too many hotels up to this category, butShow More Summary
The Category 7 Hyatt hotels are Hyatt's top-tier hotels. These hotels cost 30,000 points per night! Find out which one you can stay at, in a suite, for under $200 per night - without any points! The post The Cheapest Category 7 Hyatt in the World! appeared first on Running with Miles.
Today I noticed IHG Points & Cash rates now include four different points purchase options for some hotels with a newly introduced copay of $125.00 for 20,000 points. This brings the price of points close to the purchase rate back when...Show More Summary
Club Carlson just announced their first promotion of the year and you can earn up to 100,000 Club Carlson hotel points. While this is a decent number of points to actually earn this bonus requires 20 nights during the promotional period! There...Show More Summary
IHG Bonus Points Packages Price Gouge Analyzing IHG Bonus Points Packages reveals many hotels seriously price gouge these bonus points package rates by charging as much as $30 to $40 more than the otherwise lowest available rate to get a package rate offering as few as 1,000 bonus points. Show More Summary
For most of us, most of the time, we have the luxury of thinking through our travel plans maybe months or even a year in advance. Especially if we’re using miles and points to book air and hotel reservations, booking way ahead is a good...Show More Summary
Back in October, Kim Kardashian was robbed at gun point at a Paris hotel. The stunning precision of the theft allowed the perpetrators to make off with a reported $10 million in jewelry without being identified, and led to rumors that...Show More Summary
Friday night I booked a 14-night trip around Europe in March. The center piece of my hotel discount savings are Club Carlson 2-for-1 and 4-for-2 Gold elite member weekend discount rates. I booked 6 of 14 nights at Park Plaza and Radisson Blu hotels for $310. Show More Summary
Jeremy Renner points to his lovely co-star Amy Adams while walking the red carpet at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards The pair walked the red carpet together at the big show, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Amy and Jeremy starred in Arrival together. Amy brought along [...]
Check out this video sent into us showing a close call in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait. The video was filmed Saturday near the Tarabya Hotel, which sits on a point overlooking the busy Bosphorus Strait. The Bosphorus and Dardanelles straits were closed to shipping on Saturday due to poor visibility as a snowstorm blew through the area. Show More Summary
Cuba is not a place you visit because you're looking for a great luxury hotel. Instead you make the best of the hotel situation that you can. Since this blog is ultimately about miles & points, I decide to book the first & (so far) only U.S. Show More Summary
Club Carlson has just announced their first major promo of 2017, called Earn Bigger Rewards. The promotion is valid for stays between January 9 and March 31, 2017. Club Carlson generally has pretty generous promotions for hotel stays, though this time around you're having to make some difficult decisions before your first stay. Show More Summary
Arguably Club Carlson has been the most rewarding program for in-hotel spend since they launched in 2011. That’s even after they devalued points transfers to airline miles (and not for the first time), devalued the program across the...Show More Summary