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Apr222018

Choice Privileges points for Sweden hotels

In September 2014, I spent 13 nights in Norway staying at 5 different Nordic Choice Hotels in Oslo, Larvik, and Bergen. I also made site visits to several other Nordic Choice Hotels in Oslo and Sandefjord. I had purchased 216,000 Choice Privileges points that year through Daily Getaways for about $900. The rooms I stayed…

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Mar052018

SkyTeam SFO to Denmark, Norway, Sweden from $429 April-June

SkyTeam airlines Delta/KLM/Air France have San Francisco to Copenhagen, Denmark for $429 round trip for travel departures from April to early June 2018. Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Kristiansand and Stavanger are around $480 round trip. Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sweden under $500. $430 Delta SFO – CPH Copenhagen, Denmark $478 SkyTeam Air France SFO – OSL Oslo,…

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Nov182017

Winter travel in Europe packing light

Winter in Europe was appealing travel for me when I flew San Francisco to Copenhagen, then visited Malmo, Sweden; Prague, Czech Republic; Wroclaw and Krakow, Poland; Stockholm, Sweden in January 2017. Sure, the weather can be bitterly cold, but some days can also be brilliantly clear skies for wonderful photo opportunities. The crowds might be…

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May302017

Best Western grows to 135 hotels in Sweden

Best Western, after acquiring 59 Sweden Hotels in a deal closed last week, becomes Sweden’s largest hotel chain brand with 135 properties.  There is generally a lag time between hotel acquisition and integration into the hotel loyalty program. These properties may take several weeks or even months before they are integrated into Best Western Rewards…

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May062017

Clarion Hotel Stockholm trip report

In April 2017 I booked Clarion Hotel Stockholm for 6,000 Choice Privileges points + $30 for an overnight stay before flying home to California on a Norwegian Airlines Stockholm Arlanda ARN to Oakland, California OAK $148 nonstop flight. Published room rate was $135 USD. I arrived to Arlanda ARN from Riga, Latvia on a $28…

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Mar282017

LAX to Sweden $387-$470 Apr-May, Aug-Feb

American Airlines with Oneworld partner Finnair has ticket prices down to $447 for travel in August and $387 round trip Los Angeles to Stockholm or Gothenburg, Sweden for travel April/May and October to Feb 2018. Star Alliance has similar ticket prices and Delta/SkyTeam are about $20 to $30 more. American Airlines  Los Angeles LAX –…

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