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 Here’s a round-up of the week’s points, miles and travel industry news you may have missed: 

Earn those last minute Delta MQMs with a Hilton  stay
Earn those last-minute Delta MQMs with a Hilton stay.

Earn 250 Delta MQMs and Double SkyMiles for Hilton HHonors Stays

If you complete a two night Hilton stay by December 20, 2014 as a Hilton HHonors member, you can earn double SkyMiles as well as 250 Delta MQMS (very handy if you need just a few more miles to reach your next elite status level). This offer is valid at any hotel/resort in the Hilton portfolio. Your preferred Double Dip Points & Miles partner must be set to Delta in your HHonors profile, and you must register for this offer here.

Get 30 AA miles per dollar at
Get 30 AA miles per dollar spent at

Earn 30 American AAdvantage Miles Per Dollar Spent at

You can earn 30 AA miles per dollar spent through the AAdvantage shopping portal at This offer is perfect for gifts like flowers and chocolate during the holidays. There is currently no expiration date, but shop soon to ensure the offer will be valid.

Get 33% off during the Hilton Winter Sale
Get 33% off during the Hilton Winter Sale.

Hilton Winter Sale Offers 33% Off Rates in Europe, Middle East & Africa

You can get 33% off most Hilton hotel properties in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The promotion is valid on Friday- Sunday nights in Europe and Thursday-Sunday in the Middle East and Africa. Book  by January 31, 2015 and stay by December 28, 2015. For the full terms and conditions, click here.

Get two nights for the price of one at Hyatt India participating properties. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.
Get two nights for the price of one at Hyatt India participating properties. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Pay for One Night, Get One Free at Hyatt India Properties

Hyatt is running a promotion where you can get two nights for the price of one at select Hyatt properties in India. The offer is bookable between December 10-31, 2014 for stays December 20, 2014–January 11, 2015, and the promotion is non-refundable and fully prepaid. This offer is available at the following hotel properties any day of the week:

  • Hyatt Regency Delhi
  • Hyatt Place Gurgaon
  • Hyatt Regency Mumbai
  • Grand Hyatt Mumbai
  • Hyatt Regency Chennai
  • Park Hyatt Chennai
  • Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli
  • Park Hyatt Hyderabad
  • Grand Hyatt Goa
  • Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa
  • Hyatt Regency Kolkata
  • Hyatt Regency Pune
  • Hyatt Pune
  • Hyatt Bangalore MG Road
  • Hyatt Ahmedabad
  • Hyatt Amritsar
  • Hyatt Place Hampi
  • Hyatt Regency Ludhiana
  • Hyatt Raipur

To receive the promo code, enter your name and email here. You can then use your promo code to book online or by phone. 

Get double Starpoints for Latin America Starwood stays this winter, like at the W Santiago.
Get double Starpoints for Latin America Starwood stays this winter, like at the W Santiago.

Double Starpoints in Latin America

You can earn double Starpoints if you stay two or more nights at participating hotels and resorts in Latin America until January 31, 2015. Note that you must have a LANPASS number to sign up for the promotion, and you later have the option to transfer your Starpoints to LANPASS kilometers.

The new Air France business elite cabin
The new Air France business elite cabin

Air France Reconfigures Long Haul Business Cabins

Air France is refreshing its entire fleet of business elite cabins, which should be completed by 2017. Services and amenities in the new business cabins include 16-inch touchscreens, a Clarins amenity kit, a multi-purpose space that includes a desk, restaurant table, & a seat that turns into a fully lie flat bed (78 inches in length), a personal power outlet, USB port, and noise cancelling headphones. The new product is currently offered on the airline’s Paris-New York flights, and will be offered on Paris-Los Angeles flights in June of 2015.

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  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
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  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 60,000 points are worth $750 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
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Regular APR
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Annual Fee
Balance Transfer Fee
Either $5 or 5% of the amount of each transfer, whichever is greater.
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Excellent Credit

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