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Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:

Get $400 back on a Qantas flight from #AmexOffers
Get $400 back on a Qantas flight from #AmexOffers.

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 (the US website), and you must purchase by April 26, 2015 in order to get the statement credit.

Get double points on transcon JetBlue flights this spring
Get double points on transcon JetBlue flights this spring.

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 on multiple night bookings
Get discounts on multiple night bookings

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.

Get Club Carlson bonus points for Country Inn & Suites stays this spring
Get Club Carlson bonus points for Country Inn & Suites stays this spring.

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.

Get 20% off Starwood stays in NYC this spring. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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.

You'll soon be able to get to Dubai nonstop from Orlando on Emirates. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
You’ll soon be able to get to Dubai non-stop from Orlando on Emirates. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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
Save with AirAsia’s Big Sale.

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.

Earn double points for events at the Langham
Earn double points for events at the Langham. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

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.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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