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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Oct302019

United LAX to Dublin $461 for St. Patrick’s Day

United Airlines and other airlines have LAX to Dublin priced from $444 to $462 for travel from late November through March 2020, even during St. Patrick’s Day week March 17. United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Newark EWR – Dublin DUB – Newark EWR – Los Angeles LAX $461.05 round trip  Wed Mar 11 –…

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Oct282019

IHG Pointbreaks hotel list Oct 28-Jan 31, 2020

IHG Rewards Club has posted a list of hotels for 5,000 points, 10,000 points and 15,000 points for reward nights through January 31, 2020. Members can book up to two PointBreaks reward stays per hotel. PointBreaks Hotels for 5,000 Points Oct 28-Jan 31, 2020  5,000 points United States OHIO Candlewood Suites Cleveland-N. Olmsted TEXAS Holiday…

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Oct222019

Choice Privileges Changing Reward Rates mid-season

Something with Choice Privileges reward night rates I have noticed several times over the past year is reward rates increased at a specific hotel mid-season after weeks of the hotel posting a lower reward night rate. Three of these instances were higher reward rates posted after I had booked lower priced reward nights during the…

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