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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Aug092017

British Airways San Jose to Oslo $431

British Airways AARP discount drops the price of San Jose SJC to Oslo from $496 to $431.36 round trip for travel beginning October 2017. AARP membership is $12 and not age restricted. British Airways San Jose SJC – London LHR – Oslo OSL – London LHR – SJC $431.36 round trip ($65 AARP discount ticket).…

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Aug062017

Holiday Inn Brno, CZ PointBreaks stay

Kelley and I stayed three nights in Brno, Czech Republic at Holiday Inn Brno on PointBreaks reward nights. These were essentially $23 hotel nights from a Points + Cash booking I made in April buying 20,000 points for $92. My account grew by 20,000 points after canceling that hotel reward stay. Three nights in Brno…

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Aug042017

Hyatt 30 to 40% Buy Points Bonus ends Aug 9

World of Hyatt limited time offer for 30% bonus points when buying 5,000 to 9,000 points and 40% bonus points for purchases of 10,000 to 55,000 points. Buy Hyatt Points 40% Bonus = $17.14 per 1,000 points when buying 10,000 points (receive 14,000) to 55,000 points (receive 77,000). 30% bonus = $18.46 per 1,000 points…

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Aug042017

Denver–Benelux Deals $394-$490 Oct-Dec

British Airways Denver to Luxembourg is as low as $394 round trip and $424 to Brussels using AARP discount link. AARP membership currently costs $12 and is not age restricted. Delta/SkyTeam Airlines have fares around $20 to $60 more. Icelandair Denver to Amsterdam is $490 round trip and available for Thanksgiving week travel. Denver to…

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