2017 Hotel Award Category Changes are Nearly Here

If you are a member of Starwood Preferred Guest and/or Marriott Rewards, now is the time to start thinking about the future. Each year the major hotel chains move a large number of hotels from one award category to another. Some

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Avianca LifeMiles Increases Reward Cancellation Fees

I usually write about Avianca LifeMiles a few times a year, whenever their sale on purchasing points returns. For travel hackers, it can be quite appealing to buy miles at 1.4 – 1.5 U.S. cents each (1.1 – 1.2p), then use

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Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan – 40% Bonus When Buying Miles

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is probably my favorite frequent flyer programme. Even though I rarely fly on Alaska Airlines itself, I welcome a non-alliance airline that offers partnerships with American Airlines, British Airways, Air France / KLM, Emirates, Korean Air, Icelandair,

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Avianca LifeMiles – Up to 135% Bonus on Buying Miles

Avianca’s LifeMiles frequent flyer programme is quite interesting for travel hackers; it seems almost designed so that Avianca can take advantage of award space offered by its Star Alliance partners. LifeMiles sells miles to its members and those members subsequently

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Hilton Honors – 500 Bonus Points for Booking with the App

Hilton Honors has announced a promotion that will run throughout 2017. Members can earn 500 bonus points when booking through the Hilton Honors App. Pre-registration is required so make sure to go do that at this website. I sometimes forget,

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British Airways Executive Club – 35% Bonus When Converting Hotel Points

Between now and 8 March, 2017, British Airways Executive Club is offering a 35% bonus when converting hotel points to Avios. These are the hotel programmes that qualify and the minimum conversions required: Club Carlson (MIN 2,000) Hilton HHonors (MIN

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5,700 Avios for a 3-Day Car Rental From Avis

Iberia Plus and Avis have launched another bonus Avios promotion. This offer is similar to the one that was available last December. Avis is offering 5,000 bonus Avios if you book a Group C car (or better) for 3 days

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