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Aug172018

Skt. Petri Hotel, Ascend Collection Copenhagen is a 20K deal

Hotel Skt. Petri is the flagship property of Nordic Choice Hotels in Denmark, and also a member of Preferred Hotels Group. Skt. Petri Hotel is an upper upscale hotel that ranks #6 of 118 Copenhagen hotels on TripAdvisor. This is my favored hotel for Copenhagen due to its great central city location, suitable room and excellent…

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Jul172017

Skt. Petri Copenhagen Choice Hotels Ascend Collection

Sankt Petri Church Copenhagen, or St. Peter Church in English, is one of Copenhagen’s original Middle Ages churches, first mentioned in 1304. The present day church is from the 15th century and was presented to German-speaking subjects in 1585 by King Frederick II. The 78 m/256 ft spire was added in 1757. Skt. Petri Hotel…

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Jul062015

Skt. Petri Hotel Copenhagen, Nordic Choice Ascend Collection

One of the hotel stays I most looked forward to on this summer’s trip to Europe was Skt. Petri Hotel Copenhagen, an Ascend Collection member of Nordic Choice Hotels. The abbreviation Skt. puzzled me, until I learned it stands for Sankt Petri Kirke, Saint Peter’s Church, the oldest church in Copenhagen, founded around 1200 and…

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Nov152016

$888 Choice Privileges points I bought gave $2,500 hotel room value

Choice Privileges points are my favored hotel points currency for the past few years due to high redemption value I find for hotel stays. Some people are gearing up to make a 25-stay run for Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond during the first two months of 2017 before the launch of World of Hyatt.  I just…

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Apr052016

Only 104,000 Choice Privileges points from Daily Getaways this year

Yesterday I managed to buy 104,000 Choice Privileges points for $442 in the first six minutes of the first day of five weeks of Daily Getaways sales for 2016. I love to see travel bloggers diss this year’s U.S. Travel Association’s Daily Getaways offers. Every dismissal helps reduce competition for my annual hotel points buying…

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Mar172016

Cheap Design Hotels to earn free SPG cat 5 reward Mar 16- May 31, 2016

One of the highest potential value promotion offers of 2016 has been announced by Starwood Preferred Guest. Stay three nights at participating SPG partner Design Hotels between March 16 and May 31, 2016 and earn one free SPG award night for up to SPG category 5 hotels. SPG members can earn two free award nights…

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Oct082015

You may find yourself traveling to Copenhagen Airport. Part 1 – Are you experienced?

If Copenhagen is a destination you find yourself planning to visit as you take advantage of the best low airfare offers to Europe in 2015, then settle in for my The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings trilogy-style presentation. My version of Copenhagen is too big for one long post. I saw more sights in Copenhagen this…

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Oct022015

You can call me Reeshard

Funny how divergent events from life come together in memory during travel. In the pre-dawn hour before sunrise, laying in bed in Clermont-Ferrand, France, sleepy and in need of more sleep, my mind drifted to my first French language teacher in 8th grade. In junior high and high school French classes I cringed when teachers…

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Aug032015

What $385 in Choice Privileges points bought me in Europe

I am traveling to Denmark, Norway and Sweden next month. There are nearly 200 Nordic Choice Hotels in these countries. Nordic Choice operates its own separate hotel loyalty program from Choice Privileges with Nordic Choice Club. Three things Choice Privileges members need to know about Nordic Choice Hotels. 1. Choice Privileges members can redeem Choice…

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