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New Priority Club PointBreaks List Through March 31, 2013

January 29, 2013

Priority Club has released the PointBreaks properties for the next two months, February and March. Priority Club PointBreaks are reduced-level award redemptions at Priority Club hotels (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn, etc.) that require just 5,000 Priority Club points for a free night and that change every 2 months. 5,000 points is a pretty […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10: Caribbean Hotels Where You Can Use Points This Winter

January 15, 2013

As temperatures continue to drop across North America, I thought it would be a good time to put together a list of the top hotels across the Caribbean where you can use points to stay and spend some time thawing out, so for today’s Travel Tuesday Top 10, here are the top points hotels in […]

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End of Year Hotel Point Account Audits – Maximizing the Points That Are Rightfully Yours

December 24, 2012

As year ends comes and everyone is most concerned about maintaining elite status, it’s always good to cross-reference your hotel loyalty program accounts and make sure that all of your stays were credited appropriately. I almost always find discrepancies and I’ve noticed that phone operators are always more than helpful to make things right, and […]

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Comparing Top-Tier Hotel Elite Status

December 7, 2012

Update: The offers mentioned below for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards from American Express has expired. View the current offers here – personal, business. To follow up on my post from yesterday about whether or not going for Hyatt Diamond status is worth it, I asked TPG contributor Nick to write up a comparison of the top-tier status […]

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New Priority Club PointBreaks List Through January 31, 2013

December 3, 2012

Priority Club PointBreaks are reduced-level award redemptions at Priority Club hotels (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn, etc.) that require just 5,000 Priority Club points for a free night and that change every 2 months. 5,000 points is a pretty low redemption level especially for Intercontinental properties, which normally require between 30,000-50,000 points, and Hotel […]

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Holiday Inn Resorts Winter Break – Stay 2 Nights Get 1 Free

November 28, 2012

I posted about it in my Black Friday roundup, but I thought it was worth mentioning on its own since it’s ongoing: the Holiday Inn Resort brand has launched the “Winter Break, Free Night to Take” offer from now through February 28, 2013, where U.S. residents who book a two-night consecutive stay at any Holiday Inn Resort location in the U.S., Caribbean or Mexico […]

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Cyber Monday Travel Deals – Bonus Points, Hotel Discounts, Vacation Packages and More

November 26, 2012

Just a few more last-minute bonuses and discounts to add to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals roundup: Flight Deals from LAN/TAM starting at $399: Although the fares don’t really compare to the recent TAM fare sale from select US destinations to Buenos Aires and Santiago there are still some great prices to […]

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50% Bonus on Priority Club Points= .77 Cents a Piece

November 19, 2012

Priority Club is running a 50% bonus on purchased points through November 22, 2012. This means that essentially you are purchasing each point for as low as .77 cents apiece – which can be a great value if you know how to maximize Priority Club points. Priority Club “sells” points normally at .8 cents apiece […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10: Hotel Apps

October 16, 2012

TPG contributor Jen Jones Donatelli downloaded, plugged in and played with dozens of hotel apps to bring us today’s Travel Tuesday Top 10. When it comes to booking travel and checking points on the go, you can take it with you. Available for a range of devices, apps are now offered by just about every […]

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New Priority Club PointBreaks List October 16-December 10, 2012

October 9, 2012

Priority Club PointBreaks are reduced-level award redemptions at Priority Club hotels (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn, etc.) that require just 5,000 Priority Club points for a free night and that change every 2 months. 5,000 points is a pretty low redemption level especially for Intercontinental properties, which normally require between 30,000-50,000 points, and Hotel […]

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Saturday Recap: Bonus Avios, Hilton HHonors, Priority Club, Amtrak, AAdvantage Miles and More

September 1, 2012

Here’s a recap of interesting points and miles news and promos from the week. Hilton HHonors Giving Away 25 Million Points and Other Prizes To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hilton HHonors, the program is giving away 1 million HHonors points each to 25 grand prize winners. To enter, you need to “like” Hilton HHonors […]

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Destination of the Week: Rome

August 31, 2012

For today’s Destination of the Week, we asked TPG contributor Melanie Wynne to guide us through one of the world’s greatest all-time travel destinations, a city that administered sprawling empires, spawned legendary artists, not to mention mouthwatering cuisine that has permeated every corner of the globe. Today we visit the Eternal City: Rome. Fiumicino Airport serves as a hub […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10: Future Hotel Openings for Point Redemptions

August 28, 2012

The trend with hotel credit cards lately has been to increase the sign-up bonuses to about 2 free nights in a top tier property, like with the new  Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve and Chase Hyatt Visa. I’ve gotten in on these cards and several others, so with so many free nights to use I wanted […]

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Saturday Recap: Alitalia Fare Sale, Up to 180,000 Bonus American Miles, Bonus Avios, Priority Club and Hertz Points

August 25, 2012

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week, as well as some great airline and hotel discounts. 15% Off Alitalia Sale This Weekend Alitalia is running a weekend sale of 15% off airfares (including taxes and surcharges) on all destinations in the Alitalia network for travel in Classica (economy), Ottima […]

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Up to 22,000 Priority Club Bonus Points (Possibly Targeted)

August 24, 2012

One of the great things about Priority Club Rewards is that they usually have ongoing stackable promotions where members can rack up thousands of bonus points with just a few stays. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the ones out there. Several of them say they are for new members, elite members or those […]

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Destination of the Week: Orlando

August 17, 2012

For today’s Destination of the Week, we asked TPG contributor Nick to take us through his hometown of Orlando while there’s still time to squeeze in one last family summer vacation before school starts again. With summer rapidly drawing to a close, we decided to head south for today’s Destination of the Week and visit […]

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Maximize Your Points With Back to School Shopping

August 16, 2012

Back to school shopping can be a major expense, but if you play your cards right (literally) you can rack up a ton of miles and points by leveraging online shopping portals. What are these portals? Basically online retailers pay a commission to websites to refer them business – so these portals are simply intermediary […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10: Hotel Credit Card Perks

August 14, 2012

Update: The offers mentioned below for the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Cards from American Express has expired. View the current offers here – personal, business. Apart from the obvious benefit of earning travelers hotel points on purchases, hotel co-branded credit cards offer a variety of other perks and benefits that add even more value to carrying them. Here are […]

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Saturday Recap: 10,000 American AAdvantage Miles with Budget, Marriott Cash and Points, LA Frequent Traveler University, 300 Priority Club Points

August 11, 2012

Here’s a quick recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week. Earn up to 10,000 American miles with Budget. 10,000 American miles with Budget: American and Budget are partnering on a promotion that can earn travelers up to 10,000 bonus American miles and a 30% discount on car rentals at airport locations in […]

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Destination of the Week: Bratislava

August 3, 2012

For today’s Destination of the Week, we decided to pick a city that currently has a hotel on the most updated Priority Club PointBreaks list (5,000 point discounted free night) list so we are heading to the little-known European city of Bratislava, an undiscovered gem of history and culture in the heart of the Continent […]

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New Priority Club PointBreaks List For August-October 15, 2012

July 31, 2012

Priority Club PointBreaks are reduced-level award redemptions at Priority Club hotels (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn, etc.) that require just 5,000 Priority Club points for a free night. 5,000 points is a pretty low redemption level especially for Intercontinental properties, which normally require between 30,000-50,000 points, and Hotel Indigo locations and Crowne Plazas, which […]

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Destination of the Week: London

July 27, 2012

In honor of the commencement of the 2012 Olympics, for today’s Destination of the Week, we visit the city where it’s all taking place: London. GETTING THERE London is less than seven hours from New York, and under eleven hours from the west coast, and is serviced by five airports—though you’ll likely pass through just […]

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Destination of the Week: Pittsburgh

July 20, 2012

In light of the amazingly low $137 roundtrip fares between the west coast and Pittsburgh on Delta from earlier this week, we decided to head back to my college town for today’s Destination of the Week. GETTING THERE Pittsburgh International Airport is located about 16 miles west of downtown. It operates 155 non-stop flights a […]

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Destination of the Week: Cape Town, South Africa

July 13, 2012

Though much of its history has been plagued by hardship and controversy, in the wake of its World Cup hosting success (and a star turn on The Bachelor), South Africa has quickly become one of the top jetsetting destinations in the world. That’s why for our Destination of the Week, we’d like to take you […]

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