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Can I Earn Points For Booking Travel On Sites Like Orbitz While Also Earning Airline Miles?

November 17, 2013

TPG follower Asia Boca Raton asks: “@thepointsguy can I earn points for booking on Orbitz, Travelocity, etc through their programs while also earning airline mileage?” The quick answer is yes, absolutely. I think what confuses a lot of folks is that many hotel loyalty programs only let you earn points and elite stay credit when […]

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Thursday Giveaway: $1,000 in Orbucks + Free Flights and the Winners of 18,000 Avios

October 31, 2013

Last week Orbitz announced the launch of its new loyalty program, Orbitz Rewards creating a welcome addition to the travel-booking sphere that should help consumers earn even more value back on their travel spending. Members of Orbitz Rewards will earn “Orbucks” based on the kind of travel they purchase.  Flight bookings earn 1% of the […]

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Maximize Monday: Online Travel Agency (OTA) Loyalty Programs

October 28, 2013

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: The offer mentioned below for the Business Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. In light of the launch last week of Orbitz’s new loyalty program, Orbitz Rewards, I wanted to take […]

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Orbitz Launches New Loyalty Program: Orbitz Rewards

October 21, 2013

Today, Orbitz announced the launch of its new loyalty program, Orbitz Rewards. Among the major online travel agencies (OTA’s), Orbitz has lagged a bit behind competitors including Expedia, Travelocity and Hotels.com, which already have rewards programs of their own, so this is a welcome addition to the travel-booking sphere that should help consumers earn even […]

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Saturday Recap: 15% Off Orbitz Hotel Stays, 5,000 Delta Miles for Donating to American Cancer Society, Linger Longer for Less with Langham, Starwood’s Pack Your Getaway Bag Contest, Southwest Airlines Porch Parties

May 11, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Orbitz offering 15% off on Hotel Stays: Orbitz is offering customers 15% off their next hotel stay when they book through their site. All you have to do is head to the Orbitz site and enter promo code SUNFUN15 when searching for hotels. This will then […]

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Saturday Recap: SPG Delta Crossover Rewards, Bonus American Miles, Save on Orbitz Hotels, Paypal Discount on Qatar, Kids Fly Free to Disney on Jetblue

March 2, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Registration Now Open for SPG and Delta Crossover Rewards: Crossover Rewards is now live, so be sure to enroll by heading to either the SPG Registration Page or Delta Registration page. As a recap, Crossover Rewards provide elite members of both loyalty programs reciprocal benefits. SPG Gold and Platinum […]

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20% Off Orbitz Hotel Stay With Promotion Code XLMBAM

July 18, 2012

I don’t usually book my hotels through online travel sites like Orbitz because you generally don’t get elite status or points. However, if the price is drastically cheaper, I’d rather save the cold hard cash than accrue the points – in most scenarios. Next week I’m staying at a Radisson Blu and since I’ve already […]

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American Airlines Flights No Longer Bookable on Orbitz.com

December 22, 2010

Update: The situation has been resolved and American flights are now bookable on Orbitz again. In a bold move and with legal rulings in their favor, American Airlines has pulled all of its flights from Orbitz.com. From aa.com “Q: Why aren’t American’s fares available on Orbitz? A: We were unable to reach a mutually beneficial […]

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$300 Off Bahamas Orbitz Coupon

August 25, 2010

Want to get away this fall? Orbitz is currently offering $300 off when you book a flight and hotel (min 3 nights) to Nassau, from now until Sept 15 for travel: Travel: 08/17/10 – 11/22/10 Use Promotion Code: 300NASSAU Travel: 11/30/10 – 12/22/10 Use Promotion Code: 300NASSAU2 I played around with long weekends in December […]

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