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Sep102014

Hotel Review Farris Bad Kaupang Suite upgrade

After two nights of a 3-night stay at Farris Bad spa Nordic Choice Hotels in Larvik, Norway in a downgraded room from what I had booked in July, the manager was trying to figure out how I was going to pay for my room with points when there were no Choice Privileges points in my…

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Sep102014

Hotel Review: Farris Bad, Ascend Collection Larvik, Norway

Communication Breakdown The words I did not want to hear upon arriving at Farris Bad, Ascend Collection Hotel Larvik, Norway on a Saturday afternoon after paying $42 for a 3-hour train trip south of Oslo were, “I am so sorry, we have no reservation for you in our system.” There was a line of weekend…

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Aug072019

International Hotel Reviews

Austria Ramada Salzburg City Center (2016) Comfort Hotel Star Inn Vienna Schonbrunn (2018) Best Western Plus Amedia Wien (2016)   Bahamas Atlantis Resort Paradise Island, Nassau (2012) Atlantis Resort Aquaventure Park (2012) Sheraton Nassau Cable Beach (2012)   Bulgaria Ramada Sofia (2017) Sofia Hotel Balkan, Luxury Collection (2017) Ramada Plovdiv Trimontium (2017)   Canada InterContinental…

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Aug062019

Sep 2014 Norway: Oslo, Larvik, Bergen

Norway September 3-17, 2014 Trip Posts Norway for two weeks on a budget with a $541 United Airlines round trip ticket SFO-OSL and $300 spending cash for the trip. Climbing hills for a few days in Bergen was the highlight of my trip. While Norway is expensive, in top three countries worldwide for cost of…

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Aug062019

Loyalty Traveler 2014

San Diego December 2014 Hotel Review Andaz San Diego On the Waterfront at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Cool San Diego in Warm December (Gaslamp District and Point Loma views) Alaska Flight 261 Memorial Port Hueneme California (Near Oxnard, north of Los Angeles) But we stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night (and earned one free…

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Jun092019

Loyalty Traveler Travels

This is a collection of posts from countries and states, cities, hotels, airports, parks and museums where I have traveled on Loyalty Traveler trips over the past decade. My trip reports focus on cost of travel, hotel and flight reviews and destination descriptions and impressions. Cost of air and hotel travel in 2018. My 2018…

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Jul122018

157 Preferred Hotels in Europe bookable with Choice Privileges points

Choice Privileges can be used to book 553 hotels Preferred Hotels & Resorts worldwide. There are currently 157 Preferred Hotels in 22 European countries bookable with Choice Privileges points at 25,000 to 55,000 points per night. The main drawback of booking Preferred Hotels with Choice Privileges points is the necessity of booking by phone with…

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Dec092017

Reward Nights Comparison Nordic Choice Club to Choice Privileges

This article examines reward night points price differences between Choice Privileges and Nordic Choice Club loyalty programs for travelers staying at Nordic Choice Hotels chain of 190 hotels in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania. There are some key differences between Choice Privileges and Nordic Choice Club hotel loyalty programs. I hold membership in…

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Oct312017

What is a mattress run? My 2018 strategy.

A question came up at the Boarding Area mini-BAcon blogger conference when a young, new blogger just getting into the hotel points game asked what is a ‘mattress run’? Most bloggers who have been around following points and miles travel loyalty programs since 2011 are familiar with the term ‘mattress run’. Mattress Run – Booking…

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