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Nov182017

Winter travel in Europe packing light

Winter in Europe was appealing travel for me when I flew San Francisco to Copenhagen, then visited Malmo, Sweden; Prague, Czech Republic; Wroclaw and Krakow, Poland; Stockholm, Sweden in January 2017. Sure, the weather can be bitterly cold, but some days can also be brilliantly clear skies for wonderful photo opportunities. The crowds might be…

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May302017

Best Western grows to 135 hotels in Sweden

Best Western, after acquiring 59 Sweden Hotels in a deal closed last week, becomes Sweden’s largest hotel chain brand with 135 properties.  There is generally a lag time between hotel acquisition and integration into the hotel loyalty program. These properties may take several weeks or even months before they are integrated into Best Western Rewards…

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May062017

Clarion Hotel Stockholm trip report

In April 2017 I booked Clarion Hotel Stockholm for 6,000 Choice Privileges points + $30 for an overnight stay before flying home to California on a Norwegian Airlines Stockholm Arlanda ARN to Oakland, California OAK $148 nonstop flight. Published room rate was $135 USD. I arrived to Arlanda ARN from Riga, Latvia on a $28…

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Apr252017

Choice Privileges value in Europe

No secret that I value Choice Privileges points highly. My most frequent use of Choice Privileges points is for hotels in Sweden, Norway and Denmark at Nordic Choice Hotels. There are 180 Nordic Choice Hotels in Scandinavia and the Baltic Countries. Sweden and Norway are well covered. Nordic Choice Hotels reward rates are pretty stable.…

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