Jan302020

Hyatt buy points $18 per 1,000 rate to Feb 29

World of Hyatt is selling points at 25% discount through February 29, 2020 dropping the rate from $24 to $18 per 1,000 points. A member must buy at least 5,000 points for the discount rate to apply. A member may buy a maximum 55,000 points in a calendar year. Hyatt had a 2019 Q-4 offer…

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Jan222020

Clarion Hotel Arlanda Airport Suite 1000

Some of the best value opportunities with Choice Privileges are using points for hotels in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, places where finding a hotel for under $100 per night is difficult in most Scandinavian cites most dates of the year. With a Ryanair flight from Krakow, Poland to Stockholm, Sweden Skavsta Airport NYO and an…

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Jan212020

Bicycles of Amsterdam

Bikes, bikes, bikes, all across Amsterdam. There are estimated to be as many bicycles as residents in Amsterdam, about 850,000 of each. Bicycles outnumber cars 4 to 1 among city residents. As a tourist in Amsterdam for a week last month, many of my photos included bicycles as the focal point or bicycles as part…

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