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Top Westin Hotels and Resorts for Skiing


We recently wrote about an American Express offer, where cardholders can earn $50 back after spending $250 at Westin Hotel and Resorts now through December 14, 2016, making an end of the year ski trip a great idea to maximize this offer. With this offer currently going on, here’s a look at some top Westin Hotels for skiing that you may want to…

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Top Westin Hotels in the United States


We recently wrote about an American Express offer, where cardholders can earn $50 back after spending $250 at a Westin Hotel now through December, 31, 2015. With this offer currently going on, here’s a look at some top Westin Hotels within the United States that you may want to stay at through the end of the year where you can use…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus SkyMiles from Westin Hotels

Now through March 31, 2014, Delta SkyMiles members can earn 1,000 bonus miles when staying at Westin hotels. To participate for this offer, just book your stay through this site. To qualify for these bonus miles, you must opt-in to receive miles in lieu of Starpoints, recipient must participate in the Airline Direct Deposit portion…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus Delta Miles With Westin Weekends

Westin is offering it’s members a bonus 1,000 Delta miles for 2 night weekend stays through March 31, 2014. Keep in mind that StarPoints transfer to airlines at a 1:1.25 ratio when you transfer 20,000 points you also get a bonus 5,000 miles for a total of 25,000 miles. How To Earn 1,000 Bonus Miles…

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Westin Los Angeles Bonaventure Tower Suite Upgrade

The Westin Bonaventure is located on South Figueroa Street and walking distance from businesses and the convention center in the downtown Los Angeles area. I landed in Los Angeles from my 5 hour flight in Delta’s 777 flat-bed Business Elite seat and took a taxi to the Westin for about $45-$50 all in. The hotel…

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Westin workout runs with New Balance – gear lending to reduce baggage

Westin hotels are now offering New Balance (which I love) workout clothes and shoes on lend at participating hotels. This is a very interesting concept. Apparently, you can request clothes and shoes in your size and borrow them for your stay. This way, ideally you save room in your carry on bag because you don’t…

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Booking Travel With iPhone + Free Gogo Wifi Giveaway

I love booking travel from my iPhone. There is just something cool about being in a remote location with absolutely no sight of civilization and being able to book award travel. For example, a year ago we stayed at the Westin St John and weren’t exactly happy with the room at that time. So one…

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Konnichiwa Japan – Final Thoughts

In this Final Thoughts post I’d like to recap five simple awards tactics used to make this trip special. Trip Report Introduction and Trip Planning Japan Airlines Economy From ORD to NRT Westin Miyako Kyoto Exploring Kyoto Day trips from Kyoto Park Hyatt Tokyo – Part I Park Hyatt Tokyo – Part II Exploring Tokyo…

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Tuscany Trip And Westin Excelsior Florence Review


Love is in the air. Two different friends recently asked me for advice for their Honeymoons to Italy in 2012. I shared some specific advice on their itineraries and remembered I hadn’t posted my Italy trip report from a few years ago. As a result I’ll share a series of posts from our trip to Florence, Tuscany, Sardinia…

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