2009 Spring Promotions

Category Archives for 2009 Spring Promotions.

May082009

How I search hotel rates

I am a leisure traveler by years of training. When I spent over 100 nights a year in hotels as a business traveler in the early 90s, I accumulated plenty of miles and points, but dates ruled my travel instead of price. The fundamental difference between leisure and business travel is the focus on price.…

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May082009

Starwood Stays, BRG Claims, and Free Nights

I rarely submitted hotel website Best Rate Guarantee claims before 2008. I don’t know if I just wasn’t looking hard enough or if the discrepancies are more frequent these days. I feel the latter is the case since I really have not changed my search strategies for hotel room rates. Meta-search engines like Kayak.com make…

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May052009

Marriott Rewards Double Nights Elite Fast-Track and 2010 Rollover Elite Credit

Marriott Hotels has a fast-track elite status offer for qualifying paid hotel nights from May 11 through June 26, 2009. This is a short window of 47 nights when your nights will count double towards 2009 elite qualification. Registration is required: http://joinmarriottrewards.com/doublerewards/RN09/   Marriott Rewards Elite Levels Elite Level Standard Qualification Double Nights Promotion Silver…

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Apr292009

Happening at Hilton HHonors

There is a lot happening at Hilton HHonors. Waldorf Astoria moves in at the Maldives, Czech Airlines added to exchange partners, Triple Virgin Flying Club miles, Freddies Award Wins, dining partners, and all this is just some of the events for April 2009. There is plenty happening at Hilton HHonors. The Freddie Awards are hosted…

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Apr212009

Conrad Hotels 10K bonus for 3 night stay

Hilton HHonors has a 10,000 points bonus offer for a 3 night or longer stay at a Conrad Hotel between April 1 and September 30, 2009. Offer is valid at all Conrad Hotels and may be earned multiple times throughout the promotional period. Conrad Hotels reservation link. Registration is required prior to your stay. Link…

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