Month: November 2016

Iberia Plus – Groupon Offer Returns…

If your Spanish is any good – or your web browser can translate for you – you might be able to purchase some Avios at a decent price. The offer comes from the Spanish version of Groupon and the Avios

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18,700 Avios for a 3-day car rental costing £50+

Iberia Plus and Avis have launched a promotion, but they don’t seem to be telling anybody about it! It is aimed at the Spanish market, where we have an upcoming “puente” or bank holiday weekend. Avis is offering 18,000 bonus

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Avianca LifeMiles – 140% Bonus when Buying Miles

Avianca’s LifeMiles frequent flyer programme is probably off the radar screen of most miles and points collectors. However, it is quite interesting for travel hackers and, in fact, seems almost designed so that Avianca can take advantage of award space offered

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Hilton HHonors – Half Price Sale on Buying Points

Barely a month has passed since the last Hilton HHonors promotion for buying points. But Hhonors have returned with practically the same promotion, except with a twist… Instead of offering a 100% bonus, HHonors are offering a 50% discount for

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Club Carlson – Auto Convert to Miles

Yesterday I wrote about Marriott Rewards points expiration policy by sharing a cautionary tale. I was reminded of another recent screw-up, where a Flyertalk member converted some American Express rewards points into Club Carlson points, only to have these immediately

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Marriott Rewards 24-Month Expiry Policy

Recently, Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest made the surprise announcement that members could link accounts, convert points on a 3:1 basis, and even status match. I’m sure this led to SPG loyalists reviving old Marriott Rewards accounts. After all,

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World of Hyatt – Pros/Cons Love/Hate

In October, Hyatt unveiled some pretty substantial changes to their loyalty programme. You can read about it here. At first glance, I was fairly bullish about the changes. This is probably due to the fact that in the last three years I’ve

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