Month: January 2016

IHG Rewards Club – Devaluation Snuck into Award Category Changes

IHG Rewards Club have released their list of hotels changing award categories during 2016. Starting 17 February, 2016, nearly 400 hotels will increase or decrease by 5-10,000 points per night. Most importantly, 50,000 is no longer the maximum, per night,

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IHG Rewards Club – Point Breaks List (January – April 2016)

It’s that time again… Except that reporting on the IHG Rewards Club Point Breaks list feels like a cold, winter’s morning – “do I really have to get out of bed and go to work???” Recently the list has gotten

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Starwood Preferred Guest – Improves Winter 2016 Promotion

In December, I wrote about Starwood Preferred Guest’s Winter 2016 promotion that is called Take Two. The promotion will run from 11 January through 30 April, 2016. The promotion offers double Starpoints for stays of two nights or longer, as

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Club Carlson – Winter 2016 Bonuses

Club Carlson have announced details of two promotions for Winter 2016 – these will stack together. Both promotions will run until 31 March, 2016. The first promotion offers 5,000 points for staying in two separate brands. Club Carlson only have

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Starwood Preferred Guest Introduces New Platinum Benefits

Starwood Preferred Guest might not survive much longer, thanks to a takeover by Marriott. I will be sad to see SPG disappear. Among other reasons, the programme offers sensible incentives to stay with the chain beyond the minimum requirements for

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Hilton – Topcashback Bonus Offer

For UK residents, Topcashback¬†is one of the best shopping portals available. Essentially, you receive a rebate of some or all of the commission that Topcashback receives. In others words… cash back on online purchases you were already planning to make.

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Lufthansa Miles & More Discounted Redemptions – Book in January for travel from 1 May – 15 June 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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