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My most favorite card in my wallet is the American Express Platinum Card. I like this card because of the ability to earn American Express Membership Rewards Points and to use the many benefits it comes with like the amazing lounge access to the new American Express Centurion Lounges, free Boingo Wifi, comped hotel status, no foreign transaction fees, and… Read More


Update to Free Marriott Platinum Status

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Last month, we wrote about how Marriott sent out an email to one particular consulting firm (Deloitte) indicating a status grant, not even a match, offer to their top tier Platinum status level. The link started to get socialized around the net, and things quickly got out of control. After all, one could gain top tier status… Read More

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Free 2-Night Weekend Stay At Hilton With New DIRECTV Promo

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Looks like Hilton Honors has partnered up with DIRECTV and are offering a nice little promotion where you can get 2 free weekend nights at Hilton when you sign up for DIRECTV. So, if you are considering signing up for DIRECTV service, you may want to consider this promotion as it looks like you could… Read More


Up To 25% Off SPG Rates In The Caribbean

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Book now and stay before March 31, 2015 you can save up to 25% across hotels and resorts with Starwood in the Caribbean! Terms and Conditions Offer is valid at participating Starwood Resorts in the Caribbean.  Offer is valid for stays booked and completed now through March 31, 2015.  Offer is pre-paid and non-refundable.  Book… Read More


Dream Disney Hotel For Kids – Can You Say Despicable Me?

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This hotel looks so amazing for kids! I am in the process of planning a little trip for the kid's first trip to Disney/Universal! First of all, Toddler Weekly Flyer loves Despicable Me and this room is super fun looking with missile beds for the kids! Mrs. Weekly Flyer and I like the idea that… Read More


Hyatt: Opening Six New Properties In Just Over Ten Days?

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Hyatt is in the middle of opening six new properties in just over ten days - dating back to December 10th of last week to December 20th of this week. Two are on the higher end of the newly created "all inclusive" end of the Hyatt chain, while three are Hyatt Place hotels on the… Read More


New Hyatt Gold Passport Promotion To Come Soon

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One great thing about Hyatt's Gold Passport program is their open communication with their members, and when it comes to their next promotion, they posted earlier today on Milepoint that a new Gold Passport members can expect to see an offer launch in January. Dear Milepoint Members, Great news! A new Hyatt Gold Passport promotion… Read More

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There is a renewed interest in the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs due to the recent category downgrade with Hyatt's reward chart. Previously I mentioned this is one of Hyatt's best kept secrets, so I was surprised and yet at the same time excited to see it downgraded. I have received a… Read More


Top 7 Kimpton Hotels To Use IHG Points

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On the heels of the announcement that InterContinental Hotels Acquires Kimpton Hotels, I got to thinking what Kimpton property would I be the most interested in using my IHG points for once the integration or at least cross redemption integration of points programs is complete? So, immediately I started looking at the Kimpton properties I've always wanted to… Read More


InterContinental Hotels Acquires Kimpton Hotels


This just in. InterContintinental Hotels Group agrees to acquire Kimpton Hotels group in an all cash transaction for $430 million. Wow, this is a game changer. Our experiences with Kimpton has been great. They have a great feel to their hotels and great service. While IHG has the breadth of products and some great promotions… Read More

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Reposting this as a reminder to get 500 SPG Points just for updating your stay preferences on your spg.com profile to personalize your stay. Last day is December 15th! Read the rest of this post from last month to see how. As a reminder, earlier this month SPG announced their promotion called More For You in which you can earn double… Read More

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Here's an offer that I just received from SPG. You can earn 500 bonus Starpoints per stay, (up to 3 stays) when you register for this offer and use the SPG app to book your stays with your American Express card. Starting today through March 31, 2015.   Register here for bonus Starpoints, use the… Read More

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Check this out! Did you know that you can refer your friends to the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and as a cardholder earn 5,000 bonus Starpoints for each approved referral.1  You can earn up to 55,000 Starpoints per calendar year!   If you are already a member of this card, then check… Read More


8 Hyatt Reward Category Changes You Should Know

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Hyatt just announced their award chart for 2015 changes that will be effective January 22, 2015. It looks like several interesting hotels will go down in category, which is exciting! Overall the changes seem positive with only a couple pimp hotels that are going up in category. Here I will highlight the 8 that standout… Read More

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