Category: Masters Series

Marriott Rewards Travel Packages for SPG Platinums – Think Before You Leap

Many Starwood Preferred Guest members – especially those with elite status – have a lot to learn about Marriott Rewards. At first glance, a Hotel + Air Travel Package looks appealing. I wrote about it because it appears as if

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Original Routing Credit

Hopefully anybody reading Flying Piggie is aware of the value of earning miles from one or more frequent flyer programmes; this might even involve choosing one airline instead of a slightly less expensive one, simply because of the value of the

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Starwood Preferred Guest to JAL Conversions – JAL Award Chart

2015 has been a difficult year for Oneworld alliance mile collectors. In April, British Airways Executive Club increased the price of Business Class award tickets by up to 50%. American Airlines AAdvantage briefly became even more appealing, until announcing their

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Comparing SPG Nights & Flights with Marriott Rewards Hotel + Air Packages

When Marriott completes its takeover of Starwood, sometime in 2016, it’s a safe bet to assume that the hotel chains’ loyalty programmes will be merged into one. Since Marriott is doing the buying and is at least four times larger

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Marriott Rewards – Hotel + Air Packages

For whatever reason, Marriott Rewards regularly wins awards for the best hotel loyalty programme. I find this hard to understand. Few Marriott properties are exciting options for holiday award nights. Reaching elite status is difficult and provides fewer benefits than other chains. Marriott

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Starwood Preferred Guest – Nights & Flights

With the announcement that Marriott is buying Starwood, many Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members might be worried about the future. When point balances and status qualification criteria are merged, it is safe to assume that the news won’t be all good

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British Airways Executive Club Tier Point Earning

One of the most-read posts on Flying Piggie concerns British Airways Tier Point Runs. A lot of people reach that post by googling How many tier points will I earn from Point A to Point B? I’m thrilled with the traffic,

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