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Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:
1,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles and 25% Off National Car Rentals
You can save up to 25% and earn 1,000 bonus AAdvantage miles for renting any car for two days or more with National Car Rentals. Make sure to request Contract ID 5031007 and provide your American Airlines AAdvantage number at the time of reservation to earn the bonus. The offer is valid until June 14, 2015 in the U.S. and Canada, and the discount may vary by rental date, location and vehicle type.
Earn Bonus AAdvantage or Dividend Miles With Rocketmiles
You can earn between 1,000-5,000 Dividend Miles or AAdvantage miles per night with Rocketmiles hotel bookings. To be eligible for this promotion, the hotel reservation must be booked via the Rocketmiles mobile app with promo code “USAIRWAYSDM” or by using this promotional link for US Airways, or with promo code “AA5000” or this promotional link for AAdvantage miles. You must book by 11:59 p.m.CT on April 15, 2015. First time users will earn at least 5,000 Dividend or AAdvantage miles on their first completed stay booked on Rocketmiles. If a reservation earns fewer than 5,000 base miles, bonus miles will be added to satisfy this minimum promise of 5,000 miles.
Earn 1,000 Marriott Bonus Points for Checking into Courtyard Hotels on March 31, 2015
Marriott is celebrating the opening of its 1,000th hotel, the Courtyard Walla Walla, by giving away an estimated 50 million bonus Marriott Reward points. On March 31, 2015, the date of the 1,000th hotel opening, all Marriott Rewards guests checking into any Courtyard worldwide will receive 1,000 points as the brand’s milestone gift.
Earn Double Etihad Guest Miles
Etihad Guest members can earn double miles for flights in both Economy and Business classes to any destination between March 3 and December 12, 2015. To earn the bonus, you must register by March 3, 2015. The bonus is only available on flights operated by Etihad, not on codeshare flights.
Triple Aeroplan Miles for Choice Hotel Stays
Aeroplan members can earn triple miles for Choice Hotel stays, which is 750 miles per qualified stay (250 base and 500 bonus) when you choose airlines miles and have Aeroplan set as the partner. You can earn the 750 miles on every qualifying stay now through April 15, 2015, at any participating Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn or Ascend Hotel Collection location worldwide, excluding Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, and including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Fiji. Make sure to present your Aeroplan number at check-in.
Marriott Rewards Points Now Expire After 24 Months
Starting February 1, 2016, Marriott Rewards members who do not have qualifying activity in the prior 24 months will forfeit all accumulated points. If you have not engaged in qualifying activity since January 31, 2014, you have until January 31, 2016 to do so before the policy is enforced
The following activities do not count toward maintaining an active status in the Marriott Rewards® program:
- Gifting or transferring points
- Receiving points as a gift or transfer
- Earning points through social media programs, such as #MRPoints
800 Bonus Points & 30% Off Best Western Asia Stays
Best Western Rewards members can earn 800 bonus Best Western Rewards points and 30% off when booking a second night at select Best Western hotels throughout Asia. A minimum stay of two nights in required, and reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and are subject to availability. The offer is valid until December 31, 2015.