More Posts On: Loyalty Programs

Stupid Tip of the Day: Hotel Hopping to Elite Level Status — But…

Benefits such as bonus points, executive lounge access and room upgrades are only some of the reasons why frequent travelers strive to achieve elite level status in frequent guest loyalty programs.

Sometimes you can qualify for elite level status for the following year based on the number of nights which you stay; sometimes you can earn a certain amount of base points per dollar spent; and sometimes you can qualify based on the number of stays…

…but if…

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Earn 500 Bonus AAdvantage Miles by Shopping for April Bonus 2017

Effective now through Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Standard Time, you can earn 500 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles — in addition to the standard AAdvantage miles earned — during the April Bonus campaign at the AAdvantage Shopping portal by spending a minimum of…

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Another Reminder of Why Delta Air Lines Does Not Have to Give Notice of SkyMiles Redemption Increases

“We should keep in mind this is following on the heels of the recent price jump from 50,000 to 62,500 to 70,000 and now to 85,000 for a one-way trip to Europe in business class just over the past few years”, according to this article pertaining to the latest increase in SkyMiles redemptions for partner airline awards as written by René de Lambert of Renés Points. “The really frustrating part is what Delta SkyMiles team is best at — no advanced notice. They tell no one! Now as some point out they can do this at will because it is in the T&C but that does not make it any less reprehensible or shameful. The other major problem with this disgusting change is finding Level 1 Delta awards is VERY hard. Finding partner awards has been reasonably easy.”

That is because…

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Earn 3,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points When You Stay Two Nights

You can earn 3,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points when you stay two nights at a hotel or resort property of a participating brand worldwide between Sunday, April 16, 2017 and Monday, May 15, 2017.

All you have to do is register for this promotion and book your reservations directly through one of the official Internet web sites of the participating brands of InterContinental Hotels Group…

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Save 20 Percent Off of a Stay of Two Nights With Radisson

Through Sunday, April 30, 2017 during the Stay 2, Save 20% Promotion, you can save 20 percent off of a stay of two nights with Radisson at participating hotel and resort properties — and in addition, you may be eligible for an additional discount on your stay with the Members Only Rate Exclusive if you are a member of the Club Carlson frequent guest loyalty program.

The discount — which now includes Friday and Saturday evenings — is off of the best available rate; and you must book your reservation by Friday, April 28, 2017.

The following hotel and resort properties in 17 countries are participating in this promotion…

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