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Here’s a roundup of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed:
Best Western 1,000 Bonus Points for Summer Stays
Best Western Rewards members can earn 1,000 bonus points with every Best Western stay when travel is booked on the Best Western website. The promotion is valid for stays until September 7, 2015. Make sure to register first, and check the list of participating countries and territories.
Cathay Pacific Partners with Bangkok Airways
Bangkok Airways and Cathay Pacific have announced a partnership between their frequent flyer programs. As of June 1, 2015, members of the Bangkok Airways FlyerBonus program can earn and redeem FlyerBonus points in eligible fare classes on Cathay Pacific and Dragonair. Likewise, members of the Marco Polo Club and Asia Miles can earn and redeem Asia Miles when flying eligible fare classes with Bangkok Airways.
Club Carlson Latin America Award Night Discount
You can save 25% on Club Carlson award night bookings at participating properties in the Caribbean, Mexico and both Central and South America. You must book using the promo code LATAM25 by July 31, 2015 for award night stays completed between June 1 and December 31, 2015.
Earn Double Jet Privilege Miles on Airberlin or Double TopBonus Miles on Jet Airways
Back in April, Indian carrier Jet Airways partnered with Airberlin; as of June 1, 2015, JetPrivilege members will also be able to earn and redeem JPMiles across the entire Airberlin network, and vice versa. A current promotion offers double Jet Privilege Miles on airberlin flights or double topbonus miles on Jet Airways flights. You must book before June 30, 2015 for travel between now and August 15, 2015.
Stay Two Nights at European Marriott Hotels for Bonus Avios
If you stay two nights at participating Marriott properties in Europe, you can earn 2,000 bonus Avios points. Your stay must include a Friday or Saturday night. The promotion is valid until September 13, 2015, and make sure to use the promotional code M11 when booking. Check the list of participating European Marriott properties.
Targeted Club Carlson 5,000 Point Bonus
Club Carlson is sending out emails to targeted members offering 5,000 bonus Gold points for a stay before August 31. There is no official promotion page, so check your email to see if you’ve been targeted to earn the bonus. Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.