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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Jun072018

SFO to Hong Kong $399-$449 United Aug-Apr

United Airlines has San Francisco to Hong Kong tickets from $399 to $449 for nonstop round trip travel departures beginning in late August through April 2019. Google Flights shows Cathay Pacific with these same ticket prices, however, those are pricing in the $900s through booking deep links and Momondo only pulls up United Airlines at…

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Jun072018

Hyatt 20% bonus points in Las Vegas to July 31

World of Hyatt members can register to earn 20% bonus points for hotel stays in Las Vegas at Hyatt Place or 12 MGM Resorts properties from May 7 to July 31, 2018. Hyatt Place Las Vegas Bellagio ARIA Vdara MGM Grand The Signature at MGM Grand Mandalay Bay Delano Las Vegas The Mirage  Park MGM…

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Jun062018

San Jose to Paris $430-$460 AA, DL, UA Aug-Jan

American, Delta, United and some of their airline alliance partners all have San Jose, SJC to Paris CDG tickets priced in low to mid-$400s round trip for departures beginning around August 12 to early January 2019. American Airlines  San Jose SJC – London LHR – Paris CDG – London LHR – SJC (all BA operated…

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Jun052018

Third time’s a charm? Sheraton Hotels $500m transformation vision by Marriott

Marriott announced its $500 million transformation vision for Sheraton Hotels yesterday. Third time’s a charm? There have been two previous Sheraton brand transformation projects launched in the past decade. Since December 2006, Sheraton, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has invested $2.3 billion in opening new hotels, $1.5 billion in property renovations and an…

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Jun052018

Wizz Air flash sale $11 summer flights and more

Wizz Air has a 24 hour sale on June 5 for 20% off tickets. This fare sale ends at midnight Central European Time today, or 3pm Pacific, 6pm Eastern. There are some interesting Wizz Air routes with loads of potential cheap flights, especially from London Luton. Katowice, Poland KTW to Frankfurt Hahn HHN has a…

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Jun052018

United SFO to Lisbon $390rt Sep-Dec 2018

United and Air Canada have tickets priced from $380 round trip for San Francisco SFO to Lisbon LIS. This is a seldom seen low fare to Portugal that has been around periodically over the past month. Portugal has rarely been on sale from California in the past two years, especially compared to the numerous sales…

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