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Value of Points and Miles is Personalized

Lucky wrote a series of posts this week on One Mile at a Time giving his take on What Airline Miles and Hotel Points are worth. I criticized his hotel points analysis without reading his ‘Introduction’ piece on the four part series where he gives this disclosure: But my main point is simply that everyone’s…

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Planning out AA mileage runs for 2x EQM/RDM

American Airlines has a double elite miles (EQM) promotion for all members Nov 1-Dec 31, 2012 that also includes double redeemable miles on flights from November 16 to November 26 for all AAdvantage members. AAdvantage elite members earn double redeemable miles (RDM) and double elite miles for all American Airlines operated flights during November and…

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Hotels.com Welcome Rewards new elite tiers

Welcome Rewards is the 4-year old hotel loyalty program for Hotels.com booking site, an Expedia affiliate company. The loyalty program is very simple. Book through Hotels.com and after you stay 10 nights at any partner hotels. you earn one free night credit at any partner hotel. The program is a 10% rebate program for every…

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Marriott Rewards Elite with a Stays Challenge

Marriott Rewards changed their Taste of Gold, Taste of Platinum elite challenge requirements from nights to stays over the summer. This lowers the number of hotel nights needed to successfully complete the challenge for persons who book lots of one night stays. Marriott Rewards Challenge Levels Silver = 3 stays (formerly 6 nights) Gold =…

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Weighing in on the value of Marriott Rewards–Part 1

Yesterday Gary Leff published his View from the Wing post, “Why I’m Walking Away from the Marriott Platinum Challenge” and The Weekly Flyer responded with the Points, Miles & Martinis post “Why I’m Sticking with My Marriott Gold Status.” I recommend reading the two posts and be sure to read the comments by other Marriott…

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