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Miles and Points On Sale — September 15 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

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Warning: Flexible Cancellation Policies to Expire With These Lodging Companies — Unless…

The current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic had decimated the travel industry as a whole in general earlier this year, which forced airlines, lodging companies, and rental car companies to relax many of their otherwise restrictive policies — and for several months as a result, 23 lodging companies around the world had significantly relaxed their typically restrictive policies pertaining to change and cancellation fees by suspending them on a temporary basis…

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Match Your Elite Status With Marriott Bonvoy 2020

If you have ever wanted to experience the benefits and perks of Gold or Platinum elite level status in the Marriott Bonvoy frequent guest loyalty program, now is your opportunity, as all you need to do is show proof of your elite membership status in another frequent guest loyalty program — as well as proof of a stay within the last 12 months — to get upgraded…

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Sitting in Soy Sauce: What is the Appropriate Compensation?

Imagine sitting down in a chair in an attempt to enjoy a meal at the restaurant of the upscale hotel property at which you were staying — and paying a room rate of approximately $850.00 per night — only to find that the chair was covered in soy sauce which the members of the staff failed to properly clean from the most recent customer who previously sat there and spilled it.

Now imagine that you were wearing expensive clothing at the time you sat down to look at the menu and choose the food which you would like to order — and suddenly, you felt like your derrière was drenched.

“Pants were from…

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Face Mask Policies Further Restricted by Marriott and Delta Air Lines

Masks or coverings for the nose and mouth are already required by most airlines and lodging companies — as well as many rental car companies — for both employees and customers; but two companies in particular have further restricted the policies pertaining to wearing them.

In order to promote the health and safety of its communities, face coverings are now required for guests and associates in all indoor public areas of the hotel and resort properties of…

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Save 15 Percent on Marriott Gift Cards July 2020

You can purchase electronic gift cards which are valid for room stays, culinary experiences, spa days, and more at the hotel and resort properties of 28 different brands of Marriott International, Incorporated worldwide — and You can purchase electronic gift cards which are valid for room stays, culinary experiences, spa days, and more at the hotel and resort properties of 28 different brands of Marriott International, Incorporated worldwide — and you can save 15 percent on them with this promotion…

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Miles and Points On Sale — July 10 2020

Sometimes you need an infusion of miles or points to your membership account for whatever reason — perhaps to have enough to redeem for a limited time award as one example — and the best time to purchase miles or points is when they are on sale.

A sale may be a discount on the price required to purchase miles or points — or perhaps the frequent travel loyalty program from whom you are buying the miles or points will match your purchase up to 100 percent, which is another way of reducing the cost of miles or points.

For this edition of miles and points on sale…

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