IHG Rewards summer 2018 promotion: Earn 5,000 or 10,000 points per stay!

In InterContinental Hotel Group’s (IHG) promotion calendar is usually a hole in August – with one of the popular Accelerate promotions ending in July and the next one starting in September. Instead, IHG Rewards Club is offering two promotions, offering 5,000 or 10,000 bonus per stay! Find out the details of the  promotion to keep earning IHG Rewards points! … Continue reading

Up to 30% off IHG Hotels in Asia, Africa & the Middle East

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is running a sale for hotels in Japan, Korea, South East Asia, India, Africa and the Middle East, offering up to an additional 20% off, plus the regular 10% of for IHG Rewards members, for a total discount of up tp 30%! In the busy travel season of the Northern Summer, hotel sales are rare, so … Continue reading

Stay twice, earn a free night with Wyndham Rewards & MasterPass

Wyndham Rewards is  offering 15,000 points, good for one free night at any of their hotels, after staying twice and paying with MasterPass. You earn 7,500 points after each stay of at least one night. Given how cheap Wyndham hotels can be, this is a great deal and I have benefited from similar promotions a few times. Check out the … Continue reading

Buy IHG Reward Points with up to 100% bonus!

I wrote last week that hotel and airline reward points seem to be constantly on sale – and sure enough, IHG Hotels is launching another sale for points in their IHG Rewards Club. You get a targeted “Mystery Bonus” of up to 100%, reducing the price to 0.5 cents/point! Find out how good a deal that is and where to … Continue reading

New to Marriott Hotels? Stay twice & earn a free night!

Marriott Hotels has for a while run promotions to win new members: Sign up for the Marriott Rewards program and stay twice – and you’ll earn a certificate for one free night at a Category 1-5 hotel (worth $200!). That’s a great promotion and if you are not a member yet, it’s worth signing up for the program through this promotion! … Continue reading

Reward Points Sales – are they worth it?

These days, most airlines and hotel companies sell points or miles in their rewards programs, often advertised at steep discounts. But are they worth it? Are they a good deal or a waste of money? Read my tips with three examples from  Choice and Hilton Hotels, as well as Alaska Airlines for ongoing point sales! … Continue reading

Marriott announces new award rates for all Starwood and Marriott hotels – some good news!

Ever since Marriott announced the takeover of Starwood Hotels, frequent travelers – especially Starwood fans – have been nervous about the merger of the loyalty programs. Typically in situations like this, a big devaluation is part of the integration and perks disappear. But Marriott has done a good job so far, merging the programs without technical glitches and protecting benefits … Continue reading

Promotion Success: One free night with Wyndham Rewards

I receive so many promotional emails advertising one hotel campaign or the other, it’s hard to find promotions that are worth pursuing. How do you get the most out of rewards promotions? How can you leverage planned hotel stays to earn free nights or points? Today I’ll share an example how I picked a high-value promotion and chose hotels to … Continue reading

Accor Super Sale: up to 30% off until June 1

Accor Hotels frequently runs promotions and currently has a Private Sale with up to 30% off hotels worldwide. More than 2,700 properties are participating, from budget ibis to luxury Sofitel properties. You’ll even get a free breakfast as part of the deal. You can book by June 1, 2018 and travel through June 14, 2019 – so be quick to … Continue reading