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Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:
Save $400 on a Qantas Flight with Amex Offers
If you spend $2,500 or more on Qantas airfare purchases, you can get a $400 statement credit with Amex Sync offers. This particular offer is available via Twitter, and you must sync your card to access it. You must book on Qantas.com (the US website), and you must purchase by April 26, 2015 in order to get the statement credit.
Earn Double TrueBlue Points on TransCon JetBlue Flights
You can earn double points on JetBlue flights between Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) and New York (JFK). You must register here first, and then book and travel by May 27, 2015. This offer is not valid for Mint seats.
Get Discounts For Booking Multiple Nights Via Hotel Tonight
You can get $30 off for booking two nights ($200 min. spend), $45 off for booking three nights ($250 min. spend) and $60 off book four nights ($300 min. spend) on Hotel Tonight for bookings through March 31, 2015. Make sure to use one of these promo codes: 2NIGHTS, 3NIGHTS or 4NIGHTS depending on your length of stay. If you are a first time user and only booking one night, use the promo code BKELLY99 to get a discount.
Club Carlson 5,000 Bonus Points for Country Inn & Suites Stays
You can earn 5,000 bonus Gold points for stays at participating Country Inn & Suites properties throughout the US, Canada and Latin America. You must book by April 7 and stay between April 17 and June 27. The number of rooms available may be limited and will vary by property, and blackout dates may apply.
Save 20% at Starwood NYC Hotels
You can save 20% on stays at participating Starwood Hotels & Resorts in New York City metro area. The offer is valid for stays booked by April 2, 2015 and completed by May 31, 2015. You can book this offer online or call 877-782-0108 and ask for rate plan DAILYS. Blackout dates may apply.
Emirates Launching Dubai-Orlando Flights
Starting September 1, 2015, Orlando will become Emirates’ 10th US destination. A 266-seat Boeing 777-200LR plane will fly between Orlando to Dubai once daily. Each aircraft will feature eight first-class suites, 42 lie-flat business-class seats and 216 economy seats.
Save With AirAsia’s Big Sale
AirAsia is running its Big Sale, which offers tickets as low as $3 (Kuala Lumpur-Penang) or $4 (Bangkok-Chiang Mai) plus longer international routes for as little as $23 (Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh). You must book tickets by March 29, 2015 to get discounted prices for travel between September 1, 2015–May 31, 2016. The prices include all airport taxes, but don’t include checked in baggage or credit card payment fees. AirAsia also advertises no fuel surcharges added on.
Langham Offers Perks & Bonus Points for Events
The Langham Hospitality Group is bringing back the Double the Extra Mile program to offer event planners and organizers some extra perks. For qualified events (with revenue of $6,500 and up) event planners will get double takethelead points or miles from one of the connected 11 rewards partners. Double the Extra Mile Plus events allows events booking 60 or more rooms per night two of the following perks:
- Cancellation terms waived
- No attrition rate charges
- No food and beverage minimum
- Complimentary Internet access for all guestrooms and meeting rooms
- One complimentary room per 30 paying rooms
- One complimentary room upgrade to the next category per 30 paying rooms
- One theme refreshment break enhancement
- One 30-minute cocktail reception
- Spa credit for you or your VIP
- One round-trip airport transfer for you or your VIP
The offer is available for booking between April 1-June 30, 2015 for events taking place between April 1-December 31, 2015 at participating The Langham and Langham Place hotels. With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.
With great transfer partners like United and Hyatt, 2x points on travel & dining and a 50,000 point sign up bonus, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is a great card for those looking to get into the points and miles game.