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Enter my “Rad” Giveaway – 4 Free Nights At Any Radisson Blu or Radisson in North America

December 9, 2012

In honor of Radisson’s 50th anniversary, the chain has been giving away one free night at any Radisson Hotel once a day for 50 days in its “50 Years, 50 Days, 50 Rooms” campaign – and today, I’m giving away that free room right here on The Points Guy. Except, it’s not just one free […]

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Giving Away 14,000 Amex points on Twitter for 14k Followers!

October 24, 2012

Today I hit 14,000 followers on Twitter! To show my appreciation for all of your support, I’ll be giving away 1,000 Amex points to 14 random followers today and tomorrow. All you have to do for a chance to win is follow me on Twitter, @thepointsguy, and retweet my special 14,000-point giveaway tweet using the […]

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And the Winner of the 3rd TPG Mega Do #GreatSeatMate Contest Is…

October 16, 2012

@Hathaway78! The readers have spoken and your entry topped the online poll, Facebook likes and did pretty well in the Twittersphere as well! Congrats- we will be in touch to get your information and get you registered on the Star Mega Do 4. The winning entry: The runners up will each get 5,000 American Express […]

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Star Alliance Megado #GreatSeatMate Finalists – Vote Today!

October 15, 2012

People submitted a lot of great entries for my great seatmate giveaway for a free seat and hotels on the sold-out Star Mega Do 4, coming up in a few weeks. The competition was so fierce, it was extremely difficult to narrow the list down to the top five. However, after a ton of laughs and […]

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23 Hours Left! Win a Seat on the Sold Out Star Megado

October 13, 2012

This is your final reminder that you have until 4:00pm EST tomorrow – just 23 hours left! – to enter my great seatmate giveaway for Star Mega Do 4, coming up this November. There have only been about 20 entries so far, so if you’re passionate about flying and you are interested in coming along […]

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Join Us For The Chicago Frequent Flyer Seminars

October 12, 2012

This weekend the entire TPG team will be heading to Illinois for the 2012 Chicago Seminars which I am co-hosting along with The Frugal Travel Guy, Rick Ingersoll. There will be about 500 frequent flyer enthusiasts in attendance and several informative sessions for both beginner and advanced mileage junkies, as well as some fun cocktail […]

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Reminder: Enter Contest To Be My Star Megado Seatmate

October 11, 2012

This is just a friendly reminder that you only have until 4:00pm EST on Sunday October 14, 2012, to enter my great seatmate giveaway for Star Mega Do 4, coming up this November. There haven’t been a lot of entries yet, so if you’re passionate about flying and you are interested in coming along for […]

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Photo Contest to Be My Seatmate on the Star Alliance Megado!

October 8, 2012

The fourth Star Alliance Megado is coming up in November, and even though it sold out within minutes, as a sponsor of the event I managed to snag an extra ticket for the domestic portion – and I want to take a lucky reader along with me for the ride like I’ve done in the […]

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The Best Western $250 Giveaway Winner Is…

October 1, 2012

Over the course of last week, I got nearly 400 responses to my $250 Best Western gift card giveaway, and the time has come to announce the winner. As you remember, to enter my contest, you had to leave a comment telling me which Best Western Premier property you’d use the $250 Travel Card at […]

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Reminder: Last Day To Win Best Western $250 Travel Card

September 28, 2012

Just a quick reminder that if you haven’t done so already, enter my contest to win a $250 Travel Card from Best Western by 11:59pm EST today. To submit your entry, you need to go back to my original post from Monday and leave a comment there telling me which Best Western Premier property you’d […]

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13,000 Amex Points Giveaway on Twitter

September 26, 2012

I’m approaching 13,000 Twitter followers today, so to celebrate, I’ll give 13 lucky followers 1,000 Amex points each. All you have to do to enter is be sure you follow me on Twitter, and then retweet my special 13,000-point giveaway tweet with the hashtag #TPG13K within the next 3 hours for a chance to win. […]

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Best Western Fall Promotion and $250 Giveaway

September 24, 2012

The Best Western Rewards fall double and triple points promo launches today, and to celebrate, Best Western has given me a $250 Travel Card to give away to a lucky reader. The Promo Between September 23 and November 18, Best Western Rewards members will earn double points after two qualified stays, and triple points if […]

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And the Winner of the Conde Nast Traveler Gala Event Is… @thedjk!

September 7, 2012

Earlier this week I announced a Twitter contest to be my guest at the Conde Nast Traveler 25th Anniversary Visionaries Gala in NYC on September 18. You had to Tweet me with your choice of which visionary you thought was the most impactful and hashtag it with #tpgguest. I used random.org to select one winner […]

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Giveaway: Be My Guest at Conde Nast Travelers Visionaries Gala in NYC

September 4, 2012

Conde Nast Traveler is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a huge gala on the evening of Tuesday, September 18 at 6pm, at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City to honor the 12 “remarkable global citizens” doing extraordinary things across the world detailed in this issue’s “Visionaries 2012” feature. I’ll […]

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And The Winner Of The 50,000 Marriott Rewards Points Giveaway Is…

August 20, 2012

Last week, I posted a contest where one lucky reader could win 50,000 Marriott Rewards points by playing Marriott’s “What’s Your Travel Type” Facebook game where members to choose one of six grand prizes tailored to their personal travel tastes and preferences and then commenting on my blog post. Well, I got nearly 1,000 responses […]

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50,000 Marriott Rewards Points Giveaway

August 16, 2012

Throughout August, Marriott Rewards is hosting a “What’s Your Travel Type” Facebook game where members can win one of six grand prizes tailored to their personal travel tastes and preferences. To celebrate this promo they’ve given me 50,000 Marriott Rewards points to give away to a lucky TPG reader as well, so read on below […]

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And the SPG Contest Winners Are…

August 14, 2012

I greatly enjoyed reading through the entries of the “Stretch your Starpoints” promotion we ran last week. I am always amazed at my readers’ creativity and if you didn’t get a chance, check out the entries in the comments section of this post. I spent several hours on Saturday reviewing the top entries that provided […]

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Reminder: Last Day To Enter To Win 60,000 Starwood Points

August 10, 2012

Update: The 30,000-point bonus is no longer available. The bonus is now 25,000 points for the Starwood Amex business and personal cards after $5,000 spend within the first 6 months. This is just a reminder both for all you who are getting in on the Starwood Preferred Guest Personal and Business credit cards 30,000-point sign-up bonuses as well as […]

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More Chances to Win 30,000+ Starpoints

August 8, 2012

Update: The 30,000-point bonus is no longer available. The bonus is now 25,000 points for the Starwood Amex business and personal cards. Yesterday I announced my contest to win one of two sets of 30,000 Starpoints. I’m a mean person and am actually making my readers work for the prize- I’ll award the winners who get the most bang […]

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60,000 Starpoint Contest Master Entry Post

August 7, 2012

Update: The 30,000-point bonus is no longer available. The bonus is now 25,000 points for the Starwood Amex business and personal cards after $5,000 spend within the first 6 months. As I posted yesterday, American Express just raised the sign-up bonus on the Starwood Preferred Guest Personal and Business credit cards to 30,000 points. To celebrate, they’ve given me […]

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Crappy Flight Wins Worst Vacation Story Contest Giveaway

June 25, 2012

The winner of TPG’s  Worst Vacation Story Contest is: Crappy Flight! Turns out ending your vacation by having to endure several hours trapped on a plane with a toddler leaking all manner of foul liquids is pretty bad – for everyone involved! TPG was so impressed by the participation of readers that he agreed to […]

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Vote on The Worst Vacation Story

June 22, 2012

The responses to the TPG contest to find the Worst Vacation Story Ever have been overwhelming. Literally some of them had us reeling in disbelief and gagging from the descriptions! We’ve narrowed the list down to 5 of our favorite stories and would like your help deciding who deserves the Carnival cruise prize-pack and 10,000 […]

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Family Travel Series: Review of the Carnival Destiny and Reader Giveaway (10,000 Chase Points + Goodies)

June 20, 2012

This is the final installment in TPG’s Family Travel Series: Cruising, written by TPG Director of Operations, Danielle. Other posts include: Choosing a Cruise While Maximizing Points, Is the Disney Credit Card Worth It For A Cruise?, How to Choose a Cruise Based on Points, Using Frequent Flyer Miles for Cruise Flights, How to Get a Passport for Your […]

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Take 10 Seconds to Register for a Million US Airways Miles and VIP Disney Vacation

April 27, 2012

While I may not be the luckiest person when it comes to contests, almost every time I post about them I end up getting emails from TPG readers who end up wining. Last year one TPG winner won big in the Southwest 10 million point giveaway and recently a TPG reader emailed me that he […]

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