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3x HHonors on Weekends, Contest to Fix PreCheck & More

July 26, 2014

Here’s a recap of points, miles and travel industry news from the past week: Earn 2X Hilton HHonors points during the week and 3x on weekends: The Hilton HHonors Triple Your Trip promotion allows HHonors members to earn bonus points for stays at participating properties: triple HHonors points on Friday, Saturday or Sunday nights; and double HHonors points on […]

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Bonus AAdvantage, Skymiles, Wyndham, IHG Points & More

July 12, 2014

Here’s a recap of the top points and miles news from this week: Reminder: Buy AA Miles and Earn Up to 16,500 Bonus Miles: American Airlines has a limited time offer for AAdvantage members to purchase up to 80,000 miles and receive bonus miles based on how many you buy. In order to maximize this promotion you […]

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Saving Money on Hotels With Best Rate Guarantees

June 10, 2014

You’ve probably noticed it before, an advert on a hotel website that reads something like: “lowest rates, guaranteed.” Maybe that touted guarantee made you more comfortable with the room you just booked, maybe it convinced you not to devote any more time to shopping around, or maybe you ignored it entirely. In any case, best rate guarantees are ubiquitous in the hotel industry, and […]

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10 Hip Hotels That Allow You to Earn and Use Points

May 23, 2014

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 help you maximize your hotel points – and your impeccable taste in lodgings - TPG Assistant Editor Melanie Wynne explores 10 ways to be rewarded for your brand loyalty to cool, hip hotels around the world.  […]

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Daily Getaway May 19: Wyndham Points

May 19, 2014

American Express and the US Travel Association (a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting US travel) have partnered to offer discounts and deals with various travel brands and loyalty programs during the next month, including hotel packages, points/miles purchase promos, rental car discounts and more. These deals are called Daily Getaways. Each day we’ll hash out the details […]

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American Express Daily Getaway Roundup Week 1: May 19-23, 2014

May 13, 2014

The US Travel Association (a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting US travel) and American Express have partnered in order to offer various discounts and deals with travel brands and loyalty programs including hotel packages, points/miles purchase promos, rental car deals and more during the next five weeks. The last time we saw these deals was […]

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Saturday Recap: Get 5,000 Bonus Points At Wyndham, 5,000 Bonus Points With Copa Airlines, Save 30% This Spring On IHG Hotels & More

February 22, 2014

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week: Take Three Trips On Amtrak’s Acela And Get One Free: If you take three qualifying roundtrips on the Acela train by March 14, 2014, you will earn one free roundtrip for travel July 1 – August 31, 2014. A minimum $90 spent per one-way […]

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Wyndham Rewards Double Points Promo Through March 21, 2014

February 6, 2014

Wyndham Rewards is offering a Groundhog Day double bonus points promo on up to four hotel stays between February 3-March 21, 2014.The bonus is valid for up to 3 rooms per stay. The last possible check in date is March 21, and your stay must be completed and you must check out by March 28. […]

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Saturday Recap: Double American Miles, Hyatt Endless Possibilities, Starwood Caesars Partnership and More

January 11, 2014

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week. Earn double American miles to Latin America: To promote its new flights to Latin America, American Airlines is offering double miles on the following routes: Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Bogota, Colombia (BOG) Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Roatan, Honduras (RTB) Miami (MIA) and […]

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Saturday Recap: Sri Lankan Airlines Joins Oneworld Alliance, Get Bonus Avios With Avis Car Rental, Earn A Free Night Stay At A Wyndam Hotel, Wine Tasting With Alaska Airlines And More

November 2, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Sri Lankan Airlines To Join Oneworld Alliance In April 2014: Sri Lankan Airlines announced this week that they will become a member of the Oneworld Alliance in April 2o14. Sri Lankan already maintains a code-sharing partnership with another Oneworld member, Malaysia Airlines, […]

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Saturday Recap: Earn Up To 15,000 Bonus American Miles, Transfer Hotel Points To United For 25% More, And Win 100,000 LAN Miles And A Dream Trip To South America

October 26, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Earn Up To 15,000 Bonus Miles When You Purchase American Airline Miles: Now through November 15, 2013, you can earn up to 15,000 bonus miles for winter travel when you buy American Airlines miles. Buy 15,000-29,000 miles and receive 4,000 bonus miles […]

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Saturday Recap: Save Up To 35% Off with Starwood in Hawaii, Earn Bonus Hyatt Gold Passport Points in France, Earn 2,014 Bonus Points with Wyndham

October 19, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Enter To Win This Week’s Tumi Vapor Carry On Thursday Giveaway: This week’s Thursday Giveaway is for a Tumi Vapor International Carry-On, my favorite carry on roller bag, which retails for $495. The suitcase dimensions are 21.5″ x 14″ x 9″– perfect for rolling up the aisle […]

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Saturday Recap: Double Miles On American’s New Los Angeles Routes, Virgin Atlantic Announces Lifetime Gold Status, Uber Announces New Helicopter Service, 1500 Free Air Berlin Miles, Targeted 100% US Airways Buy Miles Bonus

July 6, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Targeted 100% US Airways Buy Miles Bonus: As a recap from earlier this week, US Airways is currently offering a targeted bonus of 100% for buying or gifting miles up to 50,000 (so 100,000 with the bonus) now through July 31, 2013. Miles are sold for $.035 […]

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Saturday Recap: Chase Ink 60,000-Point Offers, Enter to Win 1 Million Delta SkyMiles, Bonus Elevate Points with RocketMiles, Wyndham Double Points Summer Promo, JetBlue Ends TrueBlue Point Expiration

June 22, 2013

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here. Update: The offers mentioned below for the Chase Ink credit cards has expired. View the current offers here – Ink Plus, Ink Bold, Ink Cash.   Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news […]

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Saturday Recap: Up to 50,000 Amex Points, 1,000 Bonus SPG Points for Sheraton Club Stays, Delta Enhancing Transcontinental Flight Services, Pre-Reserve Meals on American, Wyndham Updates Award Chart

February 23, 2013

Update: The 50,000 point sign up offer for the American Express Premier Rewards Gold card is no longer available through the Card Match Tool. Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Amazing Deal – 50,000 Membership Rewards Points for the Amex Premier Rewards Gold: Earlier this week, American Express released […]

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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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Update on Wyndham Reward 48,000 Points Bonus – Targeted

October 18, 2012

It looks like the 48,000-point bonus for Wyndham stays I wrote about earlier today is in fact a targeted promotion. A Wyndham rep on this Flyertalk thread posted: “Sorry for the confusion everyone. To clarify there were 2 parts to this promotion. First part were for members who were targeted through email and the dates […]

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Wyndham 48,000 Point Bonus – Like Buying Miles at Less Than 1 Cent Each

October 18, 2012

I’m not a huge Wyndham fan, but their loyalty program often runs lucrative promotions and their points can easily be converted to many frequent flyer programs. This week Wyndham Rewards launched a new promotion offering 16,000 bonus points, up to a max of  48,0000 points, for stays at any of the 20 participating properties between now […]

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Saturday Recap: Bonus United, Delta and Emirates Miles, 500 Free Hilton Points and Earning Bonus

October 6, 2012

Here’s a recap of interesting points and miles news and promos from the week. 15,000 Alaska Miles For New T-Mobile Contract: Now through March 31, 2013, potential cell phone customers who register with T-Mobile at this link will be eligible to earn 15,000 bonus Alaska Airlines MileagePlan Miles. This offer is open only to new […]

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Saturday Recap: 50,000 Marriott Points Reminder, Up To 48,000 Wyndham Rewards, 1,000 Free Avios, Flying Blue Promo Cities Announced

August 18, 2012

Here’s a quick recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week. Reminder: My 50,000 Marriott Points Giveaway Ends Tomorrow! This is just a quick reminder that I’m giving away 50,000 Marriott Rewards points, but in order to get in on the contest, you have to play Marriott’s “What’s Your Travel Type” Facebook […]

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Saturday Recap: Club Carlson 10,000 Bonus Points in Asia Pacific, Wyndham 4x Points, End of American Non-Expiring Miles

July 21, 2012

Here’s a quick recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week. Earn quadruple points with Wyndham this summer.  Wyndham’s Summer Promotion 4X Points  Wyndham just announced their new summer promotion which is for quadruple miles or points for stays from July 17-September 13. You must register for this promotion in order to earn quadruple points or […]

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Travel Tuesday Top 10 Hotels to Stretch Your Points in Hawaii

April 24, 2012

For today’s Travel Tuesday Top 10 List series, we’ve rounded up a list of the top 10 budget hotel options to use your points in Hawaii. Though Hawaii is filled with gorgeous luxury resorts including the St. Regis Princeville on Kauai and the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii is such a dynamic, easy-to-navigate destination where […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: Buy Airline Miles for Less Than a Cent Each Via Daily Getaways and Wyndham

April 23, 2012

Update: The pre-sale promo code on Wyndham Rewards’ Facebook  page just went live and is: 15940. Get in on it quickly since there are only 60 presale packages available! The third week of Daily Getaways travel promotions sponsored by American Express and U.S Travel Association continues with another five daily travel deals which go live […]

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Cash-in On Your Bad Holiday Gift With Wyndham

December 12, 2011

I’m a big fan of original, creative promotions and Wyndham certainly takes the cake with their My Horrible Holiday Gift Contest: “For those fearful of an ugly sweater, tasteless fruitcake or other lackluster item gracing their holiday gift pile this year, Wyndham Rewards® is offering up “My Horrible Holiday Gift,” a new contest that gives […]

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