While hotel points can go a long ways toward helping you achieve a heavily discounted trip, a free night’s stay can only sweeten the deal. Fortunately, a handful of hotel credit cards offer just that – a free night you can redeem every year, regardless of how many points you have. Show More Summary
As many readers of OMAAT know firsthand, being loyal pays off – whether it comes to airlines or hotels, loyalty is rewarded with preferred status, miles, and points that can be redeemed for free nights and international first class tickets...Show More Summary
Just a week ago I wrote about the “buy 10 get 1 free” loyalty program that Hotels.com offers, which can actually be pretty great for leisure travelers. I value chain hotels’ points, since they allow for redemption at some aspirational properties. Show More Summary
A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading The Shocking Fact About Trump’s New Hotel Brand and Free Points...
A few days ago, the Marriott – Starwood merger completed. As a result of this Marriott has now become India’s largest hotel company too. With a combined membership base of 1.5 million members, India happens to be the company's second...Show More Summary
Easy, I thought. I knew that the Tokyo Imperial Palace is just a couple miles away from the hotel, as is the Tokyo Tower. The post Play “The Smart Explorer” Game by Le Club AccorHotels to Win Points appeared first on Magic of Miles.
InterContinental Hotels Group is offering a limited time bonus when purchasing points through September 30, 2016. You can geta 100% bonus on all points purchased, and the maximum points you can purchase is 60,000. The great thing about this promotion is that there is no minimum number of points needed to purchase to get the 100% bonus. Show More Summary
Link for teaser title: http://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards?utm_source=wisebread&u... Get more points and miles to use for free airfare and hotel nights...
There's never been a bigger offer for the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card than there is right now. Now that Marriott points transfer to Starwood, it's the biggest current signup points bonus for Starwood points as well. In fact, you can only get an American Express signup bonus once for a given card product. Show More Summary
It's now possible to transfer points from Starwood Preferred Guest to Marriott Rewards at a 1:3 ratio, and vice versa. I think that's a fair ratio, so I'm quite pleased with that aspect of the merger. As much as I love Starpoints, I'll...Show More Summary
One of the best values within both the Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott Rewards programs are their award packages that combine receiving hotel award nights and airline miles for a set points price. SPG calls them Nights and Flights...Show More Summary
If you're booking your next vacation and looking for a room with a view chances are you'll be staying at a Marriott hotel. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
As most of you probably know by now, the merger between Marriott and Starwood closed early this morning, and it's already possible to status match and transfer points between Starwood Preferred Guest, Marriott Rewards, and Ritz-Carlton...Show More Summary
Now you can use SPG points for the Southwest Companion Pass - and get 7 nights in a hotel as well! Find out how to use this new ability here! The post Use SPG Points For the Southwest Companion Pass & 7 Nights! appeared first on Running with Miles.
The news that Marriott was purchasing Starwood Hotels was not positive news for those in the points community because it meant a good program, SPG, would likely be destroyed by combining it with a large company, Marriott, that already has a poor rewards program. Show More Summary
Questions remain about loyalty points and room rates for the world's largest hotel company.
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In the points and miles world, chain hotels get a lot of love for their rewards program. This is because their program allow “stay low, redeem high.” Not that you’d make money from them, but you can spend cash on cheaper stays, and then...Show More Summary
While ago, Hyatt introduced a new redemption option – Points + Cash. This means you could use less points plus some cash to get the same “free” night room at a Hyatt hotel. The only caveat is that Points + Cash availability is capacity controlled. Show More Summary
DONT MISS! The 100,000 points question! View additional special offers we have available here Fair warning for New York or San Francisco bound travelers this week: Beware of traffic, sold out restaurants and hotels, long waits for taxis and Uber/Lyft surge pricing. Show More Summary