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Sep252018

QO Hotel Amsterdam, new high tech IHG hotel

One of the hotels that caught my eye on yesterday’s IHG Pointbreaks list is QO Hotel Amsterdam at 15,000 points per reward night. This hotel is already off PointBreaks and back to 40,000 points less than 24 hours later. QO Hotel Amsterdam has 288 rooms with 12 suites in a 21 story new build high-tech design.…

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Feb282018

Amsterdam’s green parakeets

In Amsterdam thousands of green ring-necked parakeets live in the trees of city parks and other urban environment areas of the city. There are estimated to be more than 10,000 parakeets across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Green parakeets are birds I spotted on previous trips to Amsterdam, but forgot about these feral foreigners…

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Sep202017

SFO, SJC, LAX to Amsterdam $361 British Airways

A fare drop to $361 round trip with Oneworld Airlines for California – LAX, SFO, SJC to Amsterdam offers tickets for more than $140 less than a couple days ago when using the British Airways AARP discount rate. Ticket prices are around $425 round trip without AARP link. You can search low fare dates on…

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Sep182017

Amsterdam Hotel Rewards Map

Amsterdam has 49 chain hotels in 9 major loyalty programs available for points. The hotels on my Google maps hotel rewards map are either in Amsterdam city or Amsterdam Schiphol Airport hotels.  After creating several of these hotel rewards maps in the past week, one of the most time-consuming tasks is determining the reward rate…

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