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Oct152018

New Year’s Eve reward stay tip

New Year’s Eve can be an expensive hotel night in many cities and you might find New Year’s Eve is not available for a one night reward stay with points. After checking dozens of hotels in several cities, I found many hotels not available as a one night reward stay for December 31 can be…

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Sep162017

Prague chain hotel reward rates map

A $367 British Airways ticket has me traveling to Prague, Czech Republic again for my third trip in the past year. I created a Google Map with 26 chain hotels and reward rates. These hotels represent all the major chains with reward nights for loyalty points, except Hyatt. Accor Hotels are not listed either, since…

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Feb022016

IHG introduces Points and Cash copay variability

IHG Rewards Club has changed copay amounts at certain hotels from the long-standing 5,000 points for $40 or 10,000 points for $70. Most hotels still have these two options, but there is a new feature of Points and Cash reward nights with copay amount variability depending on day of the week and peak rates for…

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Oct122015

Marriott Rewards counts reward nights on points and certificates for elite nights starting Nov 1, 2015

Marriott Rewards announced its Fab Four program changes last week with full details supposedly coming out today. Two of the changes will offer significantly greater value for the Marriott Rewards program to nearly all members. 1. Reward nights using points and certificates will count for elite status starting November 1, 2015. Silver elite at 10…

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Jan182013

California is Big Loser in new Priority Club Rewards

Priority Club Rewards has posted new category assignments at 4,500+ InterContinental Hotels Group properties worldwide. Supposedly 30% of hotels went down. Those hotels apparently are not in my neighborhood and much of California has seen a deleterious devaluation of Priority Club points with numerous hotels rising by 40% in reward night cost. I primarily travel…

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