What Credit Card Should I Put Hotel Wedding Spend On?

TPG Twitter follower Redcat has an upcoming wedding to pay for and is wondering what credit card to put the hotel expenses on. Here was his question: “@thepointsguy $15k in IHG hotel spend for a wedding. Sapphire Preferred or IHG Visa card? Or something else?” What this really gets down to is, what credit card…

How Hotels Calculate Points Earned On Meetings

TPG Contributor Max Bloom explains how planning meetings—even if you’re not a “meeting planner”—can earn you points and elite status at the major hotel chains. In this post, he explains how each chain calculates the number of points you earn by spending money on “meeting” expenses. Meetings can be a great way to earn a…

Earning Hotel Elite Status Through Meetings, Part 2

TPG Contributor Max Bloom explains how planning meetings can earn you points and elite status at the major hotel chains. In his previous posts he gave introductions on planning meetings and how the major chains award elite status for meetings. Last week I talked about deciding which program will give you the highest status the fastest by…