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How to Still Get Southwest Airlines Peanuts

Last summer, Southwest Airlines Stopped Serving Peanuts Onboard Flights, which the airline received mixed reactions. Southwest explains to provide the best Hospitality and outstanding Customer experience for everyone, including those with peanut-related allergies, we’ll no longer serve peanuts beginning August 1. For those who are missing the peanuts that Southwest used to serve onboard, they’re now available…

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Double World of Hyatt Points at MGM Vegas Properties

World of Hyatt has launched their latest promotion, where World of Hyatt members can earn double points when staying at participating MGM Resorts destinations in Las Vegas through December 28, 2019. Hyatt has had some similar promotions in the past including where you could earn M Life Tier Credits at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels,…

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100,000 Amex Business Platinum, Grand Hyatt New York Update, St. Regis San Francisco

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Right now and for a limited time only, you can earn up to 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards (MR) welcome bonus points for opening The Business Platinum®…

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Hotel Review: St. Regis San Francisco

Points Miles & Martinis contributor Nicky shares his thoughts on the St. Regis San Francisco after a recent visit The St. Regis San Francisco is located in the SoMa District, the hotel is surrounded by the Yerba Buena Gardens, SFMOMA, and the Moscone Center, along with being in walking distance to Union Square, The Embarcadero, Financial District,…

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World of Hyatt Global Promotion 4th Quarter Promotion

World of Hyatt has announced their latest promotion which will be for the later part of this year. World of Hyatt members can earn up to triple points on eligible spend starting with their second qualifying stay from September 15 through December 15 at participating hotels and resorts worldwide. Promotion Details Members can earn up…

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100,000 Amex Business Platinum, W Toronto Announced, Ritz-Carlton D.C. Review

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Right now and for a limited time only, you can earn up to 100,000 American Express Membership Rewards (MR) welcome bonus points for opening The Business Platinum®…

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American Express 30% Transfer Bonus to Marriott Bonvoy

American Express is offering a 30% transfer bonus to Marriott Bonvoy now through October 31, 2019. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,300 Marriott Bonvoy Points per 1,000 Membership Rewards points. You must be logged into your Membership Rewards account to view this offers. Marriott Bonvoy is one of the newer hotel transfer parters of American…

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Marriott Announces W Toronto Hotel Summer 2020 Opening

Marriott announced their newest W property in Canada, which will open in Summer 2020. The W Toronto will be the 2nd W property in Canada, which complement the existing W Montreal. W Toronto will be located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighborhood and offer 255 guest rooms and suites. Yorkville is no stranger to luxury properties, as…

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Deal: Discounted SkyMiles Awards to Europe for 20,000 Miles

Delta has launched their latest SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted Delta Main Cabin award tickets, starting at just 20,000 SkyMiles roundtrip on select flights to/from Europe for travel between January 9, 2020 – March 30, 2020. Sample Routes: New York (JFK) to London (LHR) for 20,000 SkyMiles roundtrip: Boston (BOS) to London (LHR) for…

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Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. is located in the West End near Dupont Circle and features 300 guest rooms and suites. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy category 7 property requiring 60,000 points for a free night redemption. As a Marriott Gold Bonvoy member, thanks to my status from my American Express Platinum Card, I was upgraded from a…

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Delta Caribbean Expansion, Double Southwest Points, Ritz-Carlton St. Louis

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Delta announced they’ll be expanding their Caribbean service this winter by adding additional flights on several key routes. We’ll see added service to San Juan, Puerto Rico;…

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Deal: Bellagio Las Vegas Fine Hotels and Resorts

One of my favorite perks from both the Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express is the ability to book hotels through the Fine Hotels and Resorts program. This is especially true is Las Vegas as there are many hotels participating in the program, and generally the rates are reasonably priced. Booking through Fine…

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Redeeming Delta SkyMiles for Flights within Canada

Delta SkyMiles get their fair share for not being the most valuable currency, however one great option to look at when it comes to redemption, is for flights within Canada. Delta partners with WestJet on their Canadian flights, and offers low-level awards starting at just 12,500 SkyMiles each way. WestJet is Canada’s second largest carrier…

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