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Two words: warm towels. And not the tiny hot towels you get on airplanes, either — big, fluffy, warm towels long enough for a 6’7” person. That’s a major plus for a hotel!

In this week’s episode of “Being The Points Guy,” Brian checks into The Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland. Known for its sprawling fields of green, stunning castle-like exterior and fantastic food, it’s a hit pretty much all around. We could hardly come up with any “downs” when it came to rating this hotel. Oh — and it’s also home to the perfect breakfast sandwich. 

Highland Heaven: A Review of the Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

While it’s not a points hotel, it is a part of the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts program, available to cardholders of The Platinum Card® from American Express or any Centurion Cards. This will score you 5x Membership Rewards points for booking, and wonderful perks.

Brian and company also embarked on a “country pursuit.” And it didn’t involve any golf. Check it out below — and don’t forget to subscribe at the bottom of the page!

Enjoy this video? Check back in with us for more episodes of “Being The Points Guy” every Thursday. And if you’ve fallen behind, catch up here.

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