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Saturday Recap: IHG Rewards Drops Redemption Rates, Triple United Miles With Choice Privileges, 500 Bonus Virgin Atlantic Miles And More

April 12, 2014

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week: IHG Rewards Drops Redemption Rates For 100 Hotels: More than 100 IHG hotels will require 5,000 less IHG Rewards Club points for an award night. Even more good news is that IHG will not be making any increases to their reward night […]

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American Express 20% Bonus To Choice Privileges Through November 30, 2013

October 2, 2013

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here.  Now through November 30, 2013, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 20% bonus when transferring points to the Choice Privileges program if you’ve got a card that accrues them, such as the Premier Rewards Gold, Platinum or Business Platinum cards. Normally points […]

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Saturday Recap: 30% Bonus On Shared American AAdvantage Miles, 1,000 Bonus Starwood Points in Latin America, Win 50,000 Hyatt Points

September 7, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: 30% Bonus On Shared American AAdvantage Miles: Now through October 10, 2013, American Airlines is offering up to 30% bonus when sharing miles. You’ll receive a 20% bonus when sharing 5,000-25,000 miles; a 25% bonus for sharing 26,000-40,000 miles or a 30% bonus if you […]

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Saturday Recap: Join Hyatt in Supporting the Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts, Delta’s Terminal 4 at JFK is Now Open, Bonus Starpoints and Elite Qualifying Nights on SPG Group Bookings, Triple Iberia Points with Marriott, Bonus on British Airways Purchased Avios

May 25, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Join Hyatt in Supporting the Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts: Earlier this week, a massive tornado struck Oklahoma where thousands of lives and numerous communities have been devastated by this disaster. Hyatt is encouraging your support to help this cause by donating $50,000 […]

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Hotel Points Expiration Policies Roundup

April 18, 2013

Following up on the recent national survey I commissioned from The Princeton Group and my contest about how people track their frequent flyer miles, I thought it would be a good idea to create a basic guide to the expiration policies of the major loyalty programs. In yesterday’s post I covered airline miles expiration policies […]

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Choice Hotels Launches Spring Free Night Promotion- Sorta

February 28, 2013

Choice Hotels, the loyalty program of budget hotel brands like Quality Inn and Comfort Suites just launched their new spring promotion, where  you can receive a free night after any two stays through May 15, 2013 To be eligible, you must register before your first stay. The free night is actually a bonus which will bring your […]

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Saturday Recap: 500 Southwest Rapid Rewards, 100 Free TrueBlue Points, 40% Discount at W Hotel Store, Hilton Hotels Holiday Discounts, Bonus SkyMiles for Bose Headphones

December 15, 2012

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: 500 Bonus Southwest Points: If you have a Southwest credit card like the personal or business Rapid Rewards Premier cards you can earn 500 bonus points when you make a purchase with it through the Rapid Rewards Shopping portal by December 31, […]

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Saturday Recap: American Express British Airways Transfer Bonus, Bonus SkyMiles from Hertz, Bonus Miles with Wine Clubs, 1,000 Free United Miles, Update on Hyatt Platinum Extras

December 8, 2012

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to British Airways: In case you missed the post from earlier this week, now through January 14, 2013, American Express cardmembers who transfer Amex Membership Rewards points to British Airways Avios  will receive a 30% bonus. The bonus […]

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Saturday Recap: Triple JetBlue Points, Marriott Seasonal Awards, Amex Discounts, New Airline Alliance Members

November 24, 2012

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Triple JetBlue True Blue Points For Rest of Year For travel now through December 31, 2012, register to earn triple True Blue points on all JetBlue flights booked on JetBlue.com and completed by the end of the year. You usually earn 3 […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10: Hotel Apps

October 16, 2012

TPG contributor Jen Jones Donatelli downloaded, plugged in and played with dozens of hotel apps to bring us today’s Travel Tuesday Top 10. When it comes to booking travel and checking points on the go, you can take it with you. Available for a range of devices, apps are now offered by just about every […]

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Saturday Recap: Bonus Avios, Hilton HHonors, Priority Club, Amtrak, AAdvantage Miles and More

September 1, 2012

Here’s a recap of interesting points and miles news and promos from the week. Hilton HHonors Giving Away 25 Million Points and Other Prizes To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hilton HHonors, the program is giving away 1 million HHonors points each to 25 grand prize winners. To enter, you need to “like” Hilton HHonors […]

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Reminder: Buy Cheap Choice Points Today With Daily Getaways

May 3, 2012

As I wrote about on Tuesday, today is one of the better Daily Getaways deals: Choice Privilege points for sale as low as 4/10 of a cent each. When transferred to Southwest, you can get even more value, plus transferred hotel points count towards the annual companion pass, which is an incredible benefit I outlined […]

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Upcoming Daily Getaways Highlights

May 1, 2012

The Amex US Travel Association Daily Getaways have been a little hit-or-miss this time around, so I thought I’d point out a few upcoming sales that might be of interest to readers so you can plan in advance if you want to get in (though I’ll be writing reminder post for the really good deals). […]

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(Targeted) New Amex Transfer Bonuses With Hilton, Choice and Starwood

April 3, 2012

Edit: These bonuses seem to be targeted and may vary on the Amex card that you have. Feel free to report your experience in the comments I personally think the American Express Membership Rewards program is great – for airline redemptions. However, when it comesto their hotel transfer ratios, I don’t see a lot of […]

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Amex to Choice Hotels 50% Transfer Bonus

October 31, 2011

Choice Hotels, the loyalty program of budget hotels like Quality Inn and Comfort Suites, recently became a 1:1 transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards. In general, I don’t see huge value in transferring Amex points to hotels and this goes for Choice as well. The main reason being that Choice’s hotels by nature can […]

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Free Points for Using Topguest

October 3, 2011

Free points are my favorite kind, so I cherish an opportunity to build my balances without breaking the wallet- unless it takes up a lot of my time. Topguest is a way to get free points just by using social media sites Facebook, Foursquare, Twitter, Gowalla and Instagram. The whole concept is that hotels want […]

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Cheap Choice Hotel Points on Sale at Noon Today with Daily Getaways

April 19, 2011

Today’s installment of the Daily Getaways cheap point liquidation is Choice Hotels. I don’t personally have experience with their loyalty program, Choice Privileges, because I never stay at their brands (Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria Suites, Mainstay Suites, Suburban Hotels, Econolodge, Rodeway Inn and Ascend Collection), but their program offers a […]

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Up to 5,000 Bonus Air Canada Aeroplan Miles for Hotel Transfers

March 21, 2011

Air Canada Aeroplan is running a promotion which entices people to transfer their hotel points to Aeroplan. Aeroplan does this because the hotel companies actually pay Aeroplan for the miles if you decide to transfer your hard earned hotel points for airline miles. Register here. Details: Transfer by April 30, 2011. 1,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles for […]

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The Benefits of Hotel Hopping

February 8, 2011

There are many “destructive” activities that come along with obsessive mileage and point collecting, like buying coins, mileage running and opening up tons of credit cards. I put destructive in quotes, because what may be destructive to one person is fun and lucrative to another. While I try to think I’m mainstream in pursuing my […]

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Choice Hotels Triple Points Promotion

January 24, 2011

Choice Hotels (Comfort Inn, Quality Inn, Econolodge, etc) is offering triple points on every stay (starting with your second) from 1/6- 3/2, 2011. Simply sign up here Earn triple points on every stay, starting with your second stay, with arrival between 1/6/11 and 3/2/11 Stays must be booked at choicehotels.com or 800-4CHOICE to qualify Elite […]

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1,500 Bonus Aeroplan Miles When Transferring Hotel Points

August 9, 2010

Air Canada Aeroplan, home of the 80,000 point Star Alliance business class ticket North America-Europe, is running a promotion to encourage people to transfer their hotel points. When you transfer enough hotel points to reach 10,000 Aeroplan, you get a 1,500 point bonus. For each brand, I’ve indicated the amount of points needed to hit […]

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