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Loyalty Traveler is on the road to Canada

“I mean everyone has got to take a road trip, at least once in their lives. Just you and some music.” Claire Colburn in the Cameron Crowe movie Elizabethtown. The next two weeks will likely be different types of blog posts than typically seen here on Loyalty Traveler.  The plan is for sporadic dispatches from…

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Hotel Best Rate Guarantee Claims

Hotel Best Rate Guarantee Claims In a recent Loyalty Traveler post I titled “Why Kayak is Not Your Best Friend for Hotel Rates” I showed a lower rate found on than appeared on the Marriott site for the Renaissance Eden Roc Hotel in South Beach Miami. was the online travel agency with the…

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Best Rate Guarantee – Starwood and Kimpton Hotels

On Monday this week I came across two hotels with significant rate differences on their hotel websites compared to rates returned through a Travelocity search for downtown San Francisco hotels for July stays. Hotel Triton, a Kimpton Hotel, San Francisco – $189 best available rate on Kimpton site ($161 AAA rate);$99 to $104 on Travelocity…

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Turning Hyatt Gold Passport into Diamond

Park Hyatt, Carmel Highlands Inn Hyatt Gold Passport Category 5 hotel 18,000 points/free night My Hyatt Gold Passport account reads Diamond membership as of today. Getting my Gold Passport stamped required a little prodding from this loyalty traveler. Six hotel stays at full-service Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt hotels posted to my account within two…

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Hotel Best Rate Guarantees

All the major hotel chains have a “Best Rates Guarantee” advertised on their websites. Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott, and Starwood all run ads on their websites stating the hotel guest need look no further than the corporate branded websites for the lowest online hotel rates. And they are almost always correct in stating…

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