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Marriott Homes & Villas. A great path to elite status?

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I recently posted the fact that many people are closer than ever to earning meaningful Marriott Elite status (Platinum status or higher) thanks to pandemic inspired bonus elite nights that have been deposited into...

American & JetBlue partner up (no word on award booking)

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American Airlines and JetBlue today announced a partnership. This could get interesting if it leads to reciprocal award redemption, though at the moment we only know for sure about plans to code share. American announced...

(EXPIRED) Australia in business class: decent April 2021 availability

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At this point, it's anyone's guess as to when Australia will reopen its borders to foreign tourists and even more uncertain whether Americans will be among those welcome to visit when they do. However,...

Hyatt allows booking suites online with points!

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Hyatt has long allowed booking standard suites with points, but only by calling or messaging with Hyatt.  More recently Hyatt expanded beyond just standard suites and added the ability to book premium suites with...

(EXPIRED) Amtrak offering 25% off awards

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Amtrak is offering 25% off on point redemptions booked between July 14 and 16, 2020. Amtrak awards are already fairly reasonably priced; with these savings they can certainly be a good deal for those comfortable...

On my mind: Hyatt’s awesome promo

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A couple of days ago Hyatt announced an excellent new promo offering up to 25% back on awards, free parking, and triple points for Hyatt dining.  The 25% rebate, in particular, has me intrigued. ...

Hilton Honors Complete Guide

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Hilton Honors is the loyalty program for Hilton hotels & resorts and their many brands worldwide. While Hilton has gotten a bit of a bad rap in the frequent traveler community over the past...

2 credit card guide: A European vacation with two welcome bonuses

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While travel to Europe in the near term is highly unlikely for most Americans, many of us are likely thinking ahead to 2021 and beyond in terms of travel preparation. In future years, Europe...

SeatSpy: An awesome tool for finding BA, Virgin, Air France, and KLM award flights

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SeatSpy is an awesome tool for finding award space on select airlines.  At the time of this writing, SeatSpy offers the ability to search for awards on the following airlines: Air France British Airways ...

What are IHG points worth now that they have dynamic pricing?

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For years we have listed IHG points as being worth 0.57 cents each.  This was based on the average redemption value reported in 2017 by a company that no longer exists (Pointimize).  For details about...

(EXPIRED) 34K Business class to Spain in 2021 with Iberia

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As reported by TPG, Iberia has plentiful award space for the off-peak business class price of 34K Avios from New York, Boston, or Chicago to Madrid during the first half of 2021 - including for...

EVA Infinity MileageLands sweet spot: stopover itineraries to South America or within Asia

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EVA Infinity MileageLands is both a Citi ThankYou transfer partner and Capital One transfer partner that doesn't get much attention. While EVA Air's business class is widely regarded among the top business class options...

Book the world’s best first class now. Fly next year.

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Feeling restless?  If you're anything like me, you miss the challenge and excitement of planning travel.  Deciding upon an ideal destination excites the imagination.  Finding ideal discounted flights or award flights that get you...

ANA now charges 10% of mileage fare for lap infants

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In response to this morning's post about ANA Sweet spots, a reader commented to ask if I could confirm that what ANA charges to add a lap infant to a reservation. My past experienced...

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