Great hotel rewards credit card to get & hold – Marriott Rewards Visa

Marriott Rewards was the first hotel rewards program I signed up for more than 20 years ago. Since Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood Hotels, it offers more hotel rooms worldwide than any other company, giving you plenty of options to earn and redeem points. Marriott offers a Visa credit card in partnership with Chase bank – find out whether it’s worth … Continue reading

Who should join the Choice Privileges hotel rewards program?

Choice Privileges is the rewards program of Choice Hotels and has been rated the second best hotel rewards program by US News & World Travel, coming in behind budget competitor Wyndham Rewards, but ahead of Marriott! Similar to Wyndham, this program has been widely ignored by travel bloggers and point enthusiasts, but Choice has made a number of changes and … Continue reading

Tripadvisor – Will it help you find the best deal on hotels?

I have previously reviewed Tripadvisor, one of my go-to internet sites to find hotel reviews – and I have pointed out its pros and cons. But Tripadvisor has moved beyond its roots and now also provides a meta-search function to find hotel prices from different booking sites around the web. Most recently, it started to allow you to also book … Continue reading