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What Credit Card Should I Put Hotel Wedding Spend On?

March 23, 2014

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 […]

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How Hotels Calculate Points Earned On Meetings

April 19, 2012

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 […]

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Earning Hotel Elite Status Through Meetings, Part 2

March 8, 2012

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 […]

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How To Earn Hotel Points With Meetings

February 9, 2012

This post comes to us courtesy of one of our new TPG Contributors, Max Bloom. His work has him coordinating events at hotels all over the country and he’s become an expert on meeting planning, and how it can earn you both points and status. Max recently attained SPG Platinum by spending over $100,000 a […]

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