It may soon cost more to maintain Marriott elite status

A few years ago I took part in Marriott’s Taste of Platinum Challenge (details here).  The challenge offers a way to fast track to Marriott Platinum status by completing 9 stays in roughly three...

Using the Citi Prestige 4th night free benefit

I’ve recently become a big fan of the Citi Prestige card (see “Citi Prestige vs Premier vs Preferred”).  It may even be the single best travel rewards card currently available, but I’ll defer that...
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Why the Ritz Carlton card might be worth keeping… for some

The Ritz Carlton 140,000 point credit card offer is back.  In exchange for a $395 annual fee, you’ll get 140,000 points after $3K spend in 3 months (details here).  Ritz Carlton points are equivalent...

Amazing deal for cheap two night stay

Orbitz is currently offering $100 off of a 2+ night stay when you pay with Visa Checkout. Miles to Memories has the details here.  If you don’t yet belong to Orbitz Rewards, you...

Stackable Hyatt Savings

7% back via portal Through this weekend, the cash back portal, TopCashBack, is offering 7% cash back for Hyatt stays.  Simply start your browsing at TopCashBack and click through to Hyatt to make your...

Possible 25% off Marriott gift cards!

American Express has a new offer that can be found (if you were targeted) by logging into your Amex account and looking under “Amex Offers for You”.  Spend $200 or more at Marriott,...

How to manufacture Hilton Diamond status

Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available. Hilton Gold status is really good.  It includes room...

$75 hotel credit for each booked flight

Cheaptickets has a new loyalty program called CheapCash in which you can earn up to $75 in hotel credits for each flight booked through their service.  One Mile at a Time shows how to...

Hyatt rebate increased to 5% cash back via TopCashBack

Valid through: 2/28/2014TopCashBack has increased the cash back rate on Hyatt hotels from 3% to 5%.  As always, if you pay with an American Express small business card, you can earn another 5% cash...

Up to $85 Off a Hotel Booking

Stacking a $50 coupon code and a $35 new-member credit at TravelPony allows you to save up to $85 on a hotel booking. Bookings at TravelPony also qualify for 10% cash back on TopCashBack...

Use points to book an overwater bungalow at the Intercontinental Thalasso Bora Bora

It used to be the case that using points at the Intercontinental Thalasso Bora Bora resort did not guarantee an over water bungalow, but they seem to have changed their policy for the better!RomsDeals...
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Hyatt’s Points plus Cash: Opposite conclusions from two viewpoints

Recently, Hyatt introduced their new Points + Cash option that will be available beginning January 7th, 2014.  The redemption table is as follows: The general idea is that, subject to availability, you can pay half...

Today only: 5000 bonus miles via Rocketmiles

Valid only November 5th 2013 between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM ESTRocketmiles, the hotel booking site that rewards you with airline miles instead of hotel points, is celebrating their 1 year anniversary with a...

10% bonus on Marriott gift cards

Through August 31.Buy a Marriott gift card and get 10% bonus value (i.e. pay $100 and get a $110 gift card).  This is basically a 9% discount.  Use code AMT.LoyaltyLobby has the details here.I'm...

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