Category: Masters Series

I Will be Speaking at a Miles & Points Seminar in London!

I must admit to an immediate feeling of panic when I was approached to be one of the speakers at a miles & points seminar. But then I thought it might be fun so I agreed! ūüôā Frequent Traveler University

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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