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New Cathay Pacific Redemption Partner, Bonus Avios and Club Carlson Points

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

Get 1,000 bonus points on Best Western stays this summer
Get 1,000 bonus points for Best Western stays this summer.

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 & Bangkok Airways are now partners
Cathay Pacific and Bangkok Airways are now partners.

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.

Colombia is just one of the countries participating in the 25% off award nights at Club Carlson properties
Club Carlson is offering 25% off award nights at properties throughout the Americas, including Colombia.

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.

Airberlin and Jet Airways are partners and have reciprocal earning
Airberlin and Jet Airways are now partners with reciprocal earning.

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.

Get 2,000 bonus Avios for European Marriott stays this summer, including several properties in Vienna. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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.

Check your email to see if you can earn 5,000 bonus points for a summer Club Carlson stay
Check your email to see if you can earn 5,000 bonus points for a summer stay with Club Carlson.

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.

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  • 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®
  • 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
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  • 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
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