New basic American Express Hilton Honors Card launched!

American Express became the exclusive issuer of Hilton Honors affiliated credit cards in January 2018 and is now offering 4 business and personal cards. The AmEx Hilton Honors card carries no annual fee, eliminates the previous foreign exchange fee and offers the most basic benefits of all their cards. It’s designed for infrequent travel and anybody who is not comfortable with … Continue reading

Redeem topbonus miles for flights with Germania and Condor!

If you have been holding on to your topbonus miles from defunct airberlin, your prayers have been heard! You can now redeem topbonus miles – again – for flights on Germania and for discounts towards tickets on Condor! There are some hefty fees associated with those “free” flights, but it’s certainly better than have the miles expire, so check out … Continue reading

New high-end American Express Hilton Honors Aspire card launched!

Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest hotel chains with over 4,800 hotels in 93 countries. As of January 2018, American Express is the only card issuer for the Hilton Honors rewards program and the new Hilton Honors Aspire card is the top offering with great benefits, including Diamond status, a weekend night certificate and airline and hotel credits! See my detailed review … Continue reading

Accor LeClub Promotion: Stay 3 times, earn 6,000 points!

Accor offers some of the best hotel promotions in the industry – and the next one is hear. It tends to switch between deeply discounted “Private Sales” and point promotions and this month it’s time for a point promotion: You can earn 6,000 points (worth $145) with three stays of 2 nights each! With many ibis hotels, the largest Accor … Continue reading

Hilton Honors changes 2018: more points & perks for frequent guests!

Hilton made big changes in 2017 to their Honors rewards program and is continuing to tune the program in 2018: They are simplifying the earning structure, with additional points for the most frequent guests, allow the roll-over of status nights, introduce gifting of status and introduce free breakfast for Gold and Diamond members at Waldorf Astoria properties. Similar to other award … Continue reading

Accor LeClub Memory Game – win 100,000 reward points!

Accor’s LeClub rewards program missed out on the excitement of games during the holiday season – and is now bringing us the Great Memory Game to start the new year 2018 with the chance to win instant prizes as well as the grand prize of over 100,000, worth $2,200 for stays at Accor Hotels! … Continue reading