Saturday Recap: Hilton’s Triple Your Trip Promotion, American Airlines Bonus on Purchased Miles, 600 United Miles for Joining Opinion Miles Club, Earn Bonus Elevate Points with Mandarin Oriental, 500 Free Rapid Rewards Points from Dish Network

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Registration Now Open for Hilton’s Triple Your Trip Promotion: As a recap from earlier this week, registration is now open for Hilton’s Triple Your Trip Promotion. Like last year’s promo, which was essentially the same, this one isn’t too exciting, but at least there’s…

Saturday Recap: Earn Double Points with Priority Club, 35% Transfer Bonus From Amex to British Airways, Bonus Points for American Airlines Business ExtrAA Members, 500 Free Lufthansa Miles & More Miles, Save 10% When Booking with Hotels.com

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: 35% Transfer Bonus From Amex to British Airways Ends Friday: As a recap, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 35% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to British Airways Avios through Friday, June 7, 2013. While not quite as generous as recent transfer bonuses of 40% and even 50%, it…

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas Using Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts

While stranded in Las Vegas during Hurricane Sandy a few weeks ago, I decided to explore the Fine Hotels & Resorts benefit of my Amex Platinum Card by staying at the Encore for two nights. Little did I know I’d be stuck in Sin City a few days longer thanks to Sandy, but when the…

Hotel Review: The Mandarin Oriental New York

As I mentioned in my post on Monday, apart from redeeming the Chase Ultimate Rewards points I earn with my various cards like the Sapphire Preferred and the Ink Bold, from time to time, Chase offers exclusive events and packages for which Sapphire and Sapphire Preferred can either redeem points or pay cash. As you…

Amex Membership Rewards 25% Discount on Hotels Transfers and Gift Cards

I’m always excited to check out American Express’ Membership Rewards homepage on the first and 15th of every month because that’s when they normally launch transfer bonuses. Especially coming off some recent good ones like the 50% British Airways and Starwood bonuses, I was expecting something decent this month. Yet sadly there’s currently not a…

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

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…

Discounted Amex Redemptions: Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Through 12/31/11 American Express is discounting many of their Membership Rewards points redemptions. Unfortunately, this doesn’t apply to airline transfers, which are generally the most lucrative way to maximize the value of Amex points. However, there may be some options that make sense for your specific situation. I have tons of airline miles as it…