Elite Status

InterContinental Boston

IHG: Buy/Renew Ambassador Membership Then Stay Once & Get 40k Free Night Certificate (Cert...

IHG Rewards Club is offering a free night certificate which is good at properties charging up to 40,000 points per night when buying or renewing an Ambassador membership and staying once at an InterContinental,...
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World of Hyatt Complete Guide

World of Hyatt is, by far, my favorite hotel loyalty program.  Points are easy to earn (largely through their partnership with Chase), and Hyatt's generous award chart makes it possible to get huge value...

InterContinental Ambassador: elite status you can buy [Use Free Night at Kimpton: Any day...

Update 7/17/2020: Bald Thoughts informs us that Intercontinental Ambassador elite status' Free Weekend Night can now be used at Kimpton hotels any day of the week. Update 7/11/2020: Intercontinental Ambassador elite status' Free Weekend Night...

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

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)

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...

Marriott Bonvoy: 7 nights to Platinum. What to do?

Marriott has made it much easier this year to keep your elite status or reach next level status.  In addition to extending everyone's current elite status into 2021, Marriott has added bonus elite nights...
Marriott bonus elite nights.

Marriott Bonus Elite Nights Are Posting To Accounts

Marriott announced last month that they'd be making it far easier for Bonvoy members to earn status during 2020 for status through the beginning of 2022. (See Marriott gifting elite night credit & dropping...

On my mind: Hyatt’s awesome promo

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

    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...

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