Month: November 2015

American Airlines AAdvantage Award Chart Devaluation

Devaluations are a fact of life in the miles & points hobby. That doesn’t make them any less painful when they happen. American Airlines AAdvantage is the latest example. It was bound to happen. Both Delta Airlines and United Airlines

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Starwood Preferred Guest – Up to 25% Discount When Purchasing Points

Starwood Preferred Guest points are probably the most valuable hotel loyalty point. Besides being able to use them on hotel nights, you can also transfer them on a 1:1 basis to a wide variety of airline frequent flyer programmes, with

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Marriott to Buy Starwood

Starwood has long been rumoured to be up for sale. Early in 2015, speculation surrounded an offer from IHG or Wyndham. More lately, Chinese bidders have been mooted. My worst fear was that Hyatt would take over Starwood as had

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Hyatt Gold Passport – Points + Cash Now Available Online

Hyatt Gold Passport are unquestionably my favourite hotel chain. Besides their cut-above elite status benefits, I find their Points + Cash award option to be amazing and many of my Hyatt stays are booked this way. Some of the reasons

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Club Carlson – Double Elite Qualifying Nights Promotion

Club Carlson have announced a promotion that will run through to the end of 2015. It’s pretty simple… if you are looking to achieve some level of elite status with Club Carlson, any¬†nights between now and the end of the

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Lufthansa Miles & More Discounted Redemptions – Book in November for travel from 1 March – 15 April 2016

Every month, Lufthansa Miles & More announces a few destinations that are available for booking during that month at a substantial discount to the usual number of miles required. It’s best to ignore the short haul offers, since the taxes

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