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[Expired] 10% or 10x back on IHG and Choice with Ebates

Ebates is oncer again offering 10% cash back on hotel stays (which could alternatively be 10x Membership Rewards points) — this time on IHG or Choice Privileges bookings. The Deal Earn 10% cashback / 10x Membership Rewards points through Ebates on reservations for: IHG Hotels: Holiday Inn Holiday Inn Express Crowne Plaza Candlewood Suites Staybridge Suites InterContinental Even Hotels Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hotel Indigo Choice Hotels: Ascend Collection Clarion Comfort Inn Comfort Suites Quality Inn Cambria Suites Sleep Inn…

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(EXPIRED) Choice Privileges Triple Points Promotion When Booking Via App (Targeted)

Choice Privileges Triple Points Offer

There’s a new Choice Privileges triple points promotion which will stack nicely with another promotion they’re running at the moment. The Deal Use the Choice Hotels app to make a reservation by July 18, 2018 for stays completed by August 20, 2018 and earn triple points. Key Terms A stay includes all consecutive nights at the same hotel regardless of check-ins or checkouts. Only valid for qualifying stays, which exclude rooms booked below certain rates,…

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Which Hotel Program Has The Most Rewarding Promotions?

Hotel Quarterly Promotions

Nick and Greg have recently been looking at which hotel loyalty schemes offer the best return on paid stays (see here and here). Their analysis has focused on the (somewhat) constant – how many base points you earn for stays, how many bonus points you’ll earn with status and how many points you’ll earn with a co-branded hotel credit card. There’s another factor that can greatly influence the number of points you’ll earn on a…

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Loyalty alchemy. Turn Amtrak coal into United gold, and more…

One of the things that has long fascinated me about points and miles is the fact that great opportunities are sometimes opened up by the ability to convert points from one program to another.  When Marriott bought Starwood and made it possible to convert SPG points to Marriott at a 1 to 3 ratio, I totally geeked out about the many possibilities this raised.  For examples, see: Marriott SPG Complete Guide to Sweet Opportunities Marriott…

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Transfer SPG 1 to 3 to… Choice?

You already knew that it’s possible to transfer SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) points to Marriott at a rate of 1 to 3, but did you know that the same is possible with Choice?  This is another one of those Rube Goldberg approaches to miles & points, but this one actually works. When Marriott bought Starwood and let loose 1 to 3 point conversions, all kinds of great things happened.  Suddenly, top tier Marriott properties (45K…

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3 out of 5 ain’t bad: A quick guide to Daily Getaways 2017 week 3 (out of 5)

There are some excellent deals this week!  Not only is this week 3 out of 5 for the Daily Getaways, but also three out of five deals this week have earned my thumbs-up.  And, I’ve added a new feature to the guide: info about how many deal items are available.  After all, in my opinion, when there are fewer than 50 available in-total, it’s not even worth bothering with those at all. The Daily Getaways…

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Choice Privileges Status Match now official

Choice Privileges Status Match

As reported by Loyalty Lobby, Choice Privileges will now officially match status from other hotel chains.  They have long accepted status match requests via email, but they now advertise that fact on their website: Choice Privileges Status Match: How to As copied from Choice Privileges website: Simply email with the following information: Full Name Choice Privileges Member Number Proof of Elite status in other hotel program: Screenshot or copy of your other program’s loyalty…

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The real deals: A quick guide to Daily Getaways 2016

Daily Getaways 2016

The Daily Getaways are a set of travel deals available in limited quantities. Each day, for the next several weeks, a new deal becomes available at exactly 1 pm ET. The most popular deals will be sold out before you can finish saying “where’s my wallet?” The best way to grab these deals is to be at your computer minutes before the deal goes live and refresh your browser continuously like a stark raving lunatic…

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