Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA Review

Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA Review

I spent last night at the Intercontinental Century City, Los Angeles, CA. The hotel is very close to Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. The specific area – Century City – is rather new with lots of new office and hotel developments. There is a Hyatt Regency and also a Westfield mall nearby. However the Intercontinental […]

Posted on February 28, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

How to file a Marriott Best Rate Guarantee claim (Look No Further claim)

This is the third post in our series about understanding BRGs. Now Marriott calls its version the Look No Further Guarantee but it's just the same thing. Marriott's BRG strength are it's rather flexible terms and it's speedy, no-nonsense processing. Here are the marriott.com BRG claim properly: 1) Identify Marriott hotels in the location you'd […]

Posted on February 18, 2013 by in Best Rate Guarantee

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My Experience on Easter Island – Isla de Pascua

My Experience on Easter Island – Isla de Pascua

Up until late 2011 the British Airways Executive Club imposed very few routing and stopover rules. You were able to book as many stopovers as you wished and a route that needed to be somewhat logical between your point of origin and return. The best way to take advantage of this was to book an […]

Posted on February 13, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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The new Lounge Club at San Jose Airport (SJC) Review

The new Lounge Club at San Jose Airport (SJC) Review

My quick trip to Los Angeles yesterday gave me a chance to stop by the new Lounge Club at SJC. Lounge Club is similar to Priority Pass and usually allows its members access to existing airport lounges. Lounge Club offers a generous 2 visits free when you sign up using the code CHASEINK. MilesMomma has […]

Posted on February 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong Review

Book the Hyatt Regency Sha Tin Hong Kong here. As mentioned before I initially booked the Courtyard Marriott in Hong Kong for our stay but decided in favor of the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin later on. First I found a good rate at a Canadian hotel booking website and Hyatt matched it with […]

Posted on January 22, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma Review

Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma Review

Book the Holiday Inn Resort Maldives Kandooma here. I spent 2 nights here in August 2012. I was on a mini-RTW from San Francisco via Osaka and Shanghai (flights later got cancelled because of the hurricane that made landfall that day), Singapore, India and Europe. The majority of my time I’d be spending in India […]

Posted on January 21, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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Le Meridien New Delhi Review

Le Meridien New Delhi Review

Book the Le Meridien New Delhi here. Back in August 2012 I visited a number of places in Eastern Asia and India. I will post reviews from places visited in no particular order over the next weeks. The Le Meridien New Delhi is right in the center of New Delhi. It's just one block away […]

Posted on January 17, 2013 by in Hotel Reviews

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Westin Phuket Siray Bay Resort & Spa Review

Westin Phuket Siray Bay Resort & Spa Review

This review is part of the 'Siam adventure' trip report – see below for the trip report index. We drove ourselves from Krabi to Phuket with a rental car. Lots of our fellow travelers seemed quite respectful of the road conditions and driving hazards but I found driving very civil in Southern Thailand. Granted there […]

Posted on January 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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