Jun132008

Kimpton Hotels Summer Relief for Flyers’ Frustrations

Hotel Monaco, Denver, Colorado

Kimpton Hotels is marketing two hotel summer promotions to provide frustrated airline flyers a bit of cash relief for additional baggage fees and hospitable hospitality treatment for stranded passengers. And registration is not necessary for these Kimpton Hotels offers.WE GOT YOUR BAG

We Got Your Bag” is an offer to provide the guest up to a $25 room credit if you are an airline passenger with a receipt to present at hotel check-in showing the airline charged you for checking a second bag. The promotion is limited to one bag only (I assume per hotel stay, since checked baggage charges can occur numerous times over the summer for frequent travelers, although this is not specified in the published terms. )

The $25 room credit is based on a Best Available Rate. The offer states some restrictions apply, however, there is no mention in the published terms concerning the flight dates. It seems to me that any flight within the promotion dates might be available for a room credit.

Kimpton has 43 upscale boutique hotels in major cities of the USA. “We Got Your Bag” promotion runs from May 22 to September 9, 2008.

STRANDED IN STYLE

Kimpton Hotels will offer a passenger of a canceled flight a complimentary “Stranded in Style” amenity with proof of a cancelled flight at check-in.

Soothing – comforting amenity such as bath salts or eyeshade
Pampering – bottle of wine or in-room movie
Relaxing – designer lounge socks
Indulging – cocktail or appetizer

These deals are not huge value offers, but after the treatment millions of airline passengers will experience this summer with the nickel and dime charges, or more like $15 to $40 charges, a little hospitality relief shows Kimpton Hotels remains In Touch with the public.

Kimpton Hotels Website

Kimpton InTouch Frequent Guest Loyalty Program

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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