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Stack Prestige + SPG promo Buy 4 get 2 free

Starwood Preferred Guest is running a good promotion in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East: Use a Mastercard to buy 2 or 3 nights and get 1 free or buy 4 nights and get 2 free. This will stack with the Citi Prestige 4th night free. Rates are a little high, so it’s not accurate to call this a Buy 3 get 3 free — but it can certainly amount of a nice discount on 6 nights in…

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Save On Skiing Hotels: Up To 30% Off, 1k Starpoints & $25 Resort Credit

SPG skiing accommodation

If you took advantage of the recent Amex Offer for Steamboat Ski Resort, there’s a new SPG promotion to help you save money on accommodation there and some other SPG properties at ski resorts. The Deal Book a stay at one of four villa resorts in Avon or Steamboat Springs and save up to 30%. You’ll also receive 1,000 Starpoints and a $25 resort credit per stay. Key Details Book by January 22, 2018 for…

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SPG, Marriott, Hilton 2018 Q1 promotions open for registration

First quarter 2018 promotions are out and you can now register for each one. It always makes sense to register for these right away as you never know when you may have an unexpected stay and find that the promo comes in handy. Details of the SPG, Marriott, and Hilton promos follow. We’ve previously written about IHG’s latest accelerate promo (and my targeted offer for that promo was pretty good compared to these other promos).…

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Marriott announces new credit card lineup

Recently I reported a rumor about new Marriott credit cards: 3 tiers and really good initial offer.  Given that rumor, I surmised that it meant that Amex would win the battle to provide Marriott credit cards in the future.  With today’s press release from Marriott we’ve learned that the rumor is true (the 3-tier part) and that I was half right about Amex. Press Release: Marriott International Signs New Co-Brand Credit Card Agreements with JPMorgan…

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Bye Bye Marriott Status Buy Back

Yesterday Marriott announced several changes to their rewards program for 2018: Hertz Status: Platinum members get Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Five Star® Status and Platinum Premier members get Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Presidents Circle® Status. Elite Rollover Nights Last Chance: Elite nights earned in 2017 above those needed for the elite status you obtained will roll-over to 2018 (for 2019 year qualification), but elite nights earned in 2018 will not roll-over to 2019. Status Buy…

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Top 10 shortcuts to earning SPG points

I’ve long been a big fan of SPG points.  They’ve always been great for booking low to mid category Starwood hotels.  And they’ve been terrific for transferring to airline miles.  With most of their very large selection of transfer partners, 20,000 SPG points results in 25,000 miles.  And now, with the Marriott SPG merger, SPG points can be freely transferred to Marriott at an awesome 1 to 3 ratio.  This means that Marriott’s top tier…

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Rumor about new Marriott/SPG cards: 3 tiers and really good initial offer

When Marriott took over Starwood, they said that they would run parallel loyalty programs until 2018.  More recently they have said that they hope to bring the programs together by the end of 2018.  While we are eager to learn all about the new program, one aspect that is especially interesting is the question of what will happen to their credit cards.  Today, Marriott branded credit cards are issued by Chase whereas SPG cards are…

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