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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Hotel Points Matchup – Amsterdam

This article compares the price in points for a 5-night hotel stay in Amsterdam November 15-20, 2022 for 23 hotels among nearly 50 hotels in Amsterdam and around Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in Best Western Rewards, Hilton Honors, World of Hyatt, IHG One Rewards, Marriott Bonvoy and Radisson Rewards hotel loyalty programs. Only hotels showing at…

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Príncipe Real Lisbon neighborhood

Principe Real neighborhood was the most vibrant and laid back area in Lisbon where we spent two days. The neighborhood seemed more relaxed to us without feeling overwhelmed by the crowds of tourists we encountered when walking around popular areas of Bairro Alto, the neighboring downtown area of Lisbon. Bairro Alto on streets near the…

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