IHG Christmas Flash Sales in Europe

IHG Christmas Flash Sales in Europe

Picture of the Intercontinental Paris courtesy of cntraveler.com IHG has a great sale for European hotel for stays between 16 December 2013 to 26 January 2014. Participating hotels have capped rates as follows: Christmas offer prices at all participating hotels: Holiday Inn Express® £25 per room or €25 in Europe Holiday Inn® £35 per room […]

Posted on November 25, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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American Express Small Business Saturday registration now open

American Express Small Business Saturday registration now open

American Express has opened up the registration for the Small Business Saturday. Register your eligible American Express® Card and get a $10 statement credit when you make a purchase of $10 or more at a qualifying small business location on Nov 30. Registration is limited. See Offer Terms for full details. It's not as generous […]

Posted on November 25, 2013 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Hotel Deals for November 24th – Irving, Frankfurt and San Francisco

Hotel Deals for November 24th – Irving, Frankfurt and San Francisco

The deals below have appeared on major booking sites. The deals were valid at the time that we tested them. Mistake rates may or may not be honored by the booking site (OTA) and or individual hotel. DFW Airport Hotel and Conference Center Rate: $4.27 Book for: March 29-30 2014 Book at travelocity.com/ Angel Hotel […]

Posted on November 25, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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$50 off $200 Expedia hotel bookings

$50 off $200 Expedia hotel bookings

Expedia has a coupon that will give $50 off for a $200 hotel booking. Turkey Day is almost here. Save on holiday travel with $50 off your first-time hotel purchase on the Expedia app (minimum $200 spend). Coupon Code: MOBILETHANKS It needs to be a first time booking for the Expedia account and it needs […]

Posted on November 23, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Expedia customer service email templates surfaced

Expedia customer service email templates surfaced

Picture courtesy of successfuloffice.com For a limited time the internal web of Expedia was accessible for Google and some documents became available to the general public. Hotel Issues Customer Service Templates Best Price Guarantee Customer Service Templates It's quite interesting to read through them and how detailed the template is. There are such gems as […]

Posted on November 22, 2013 by in Expedia Coupons

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Hotel Deals for November 21st – London, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris

Hotel Deals for November 21st – London, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris

The Chamberlain London Rate: $9 for club Bookable for: Jan 16-17 Book at priceline.com Secotel Ciutat de Montcada, Barcelona Rate: $6 Bookable for: July 18-21 Double Book at agoda.com Hostal Tirso Plaza, Madrid Rate: $9 Bookable for: Sept 1-2 Book at booking.com Bastille De Launay, Paris Rate: $18 Bookable for: Oct 30-31 Book at kayak.com […]

Posted on November 21, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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The fantastic value of United Mileage Plus in Africa – see Mauritius, Johannesburg, Dakar, Seychelles all in oneaward

The fantastic value of United Mileage Plus in Africa – see Mauritius, Johannesburg, Dakar, Seychelles all in oneaward

Picture courtesy of fourseasons.com Picture courtesy of cntraveler.com Picture courtesy of archimover.com Picture courtesy of seychelles.org The United airlines devaluation hit all of us hard. However the United award chart still has some sweet spots that won't go away. Check out the following route – that is more than 11,000 flown on South African Airways […]

Posted on November 21, 2013 by in United Mileage Plus

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The new Intercontinental Davos hotel- talk about an inspirational property

The new Intercontinental Davos hotel- talk about an inspirational property

Bloomberg is chiming in on the opneing of the Intercontinental Davos. A architectural masterpiece from the early pictures and renderings. Picture courtesy of residences-davos.ch Picture courtesy of feuring.com Picture courtesy of hotel.info The hotel is scheduled to open in six weeks, and the photographs and renderings have us dreaming of a Swiss escape. While we've […]

Posted on November 21, 2013 by in IHG Rewards Club

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Cheapest way to get to Tahiti for 37,000 miles (AMEX Membership Rewards points)

Cheapest way to get to Tahiti for 37,000 miles (AMEX Membership Rewards points)

Picture courtesy of vacationsintahiti.blogspot.com There is an interesting option to get from the US West Coast (East Coast works as well for more mileage) to get to Tahiti for just 37,000 AMEX Rewards Points. This number includes making use of the transfer bonuses that American Express runs. Travel will be made out of 2 awards […]

Posted on November 20, 2013 by in Best use American Express Membership Rewards

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Airbus A380 demand softening, new winglets planned?

Airbus A380 demand softening, new winglets planned?

Picture courtesy of Wikipedia Bloomberg is running a story about plans by Airbus to increase efficiency for the A380. We have already seen the plans by Emirates to add more Economy seats which will surely happen. Now Airbus also considers adding winglets before making bigger changes. What's surprising – the demand for the A380 has […]

Posted on November 19, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Hotel Deals for November 19th – Beijing, Matsumoto, Jerusalem

Hotel Deals for November 19th – Beijing, Matsumoto, Jerusalem

V-Continent Beijing Parkview, Wuzhou, China Book for: Jan 8-9 Rate: $11 non-refundable rate! Book at priceline.com Ace Inn Matsumoto, Japan Book for: Jan 23-24 Rate: $5 single room Book at booking.com Jerusalem Gold Hotel, Israel Rate: $18 Book for: April 8-9 Family Room Book at kayak.com HT MistakeDude

Posted on November 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Jetblue 20% off coupon – today only!

Jetblue 20% off coupon – today only!

OK I'm late on this one – but it may still help you. JetBlue is running a sale today that gives you 20% off the base fares. Offer Details: Promo Code: COLDTURKEY 20% off* the base fare of a domestic JetBlue flight. (Base fare is everything but the gov't taxes/fees) Book by November 18, 2013 […]

Posted on November 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Hyatt introduces Cash & Points awards!

Hyatt introduces Cash & Points awards!

Back at FTU LAX in December 2012 I asked the Hyatt representative on stage when cash & points redemptions would come to Hyatt. Today it has happened! Cash & Points are a great option to get affordable hotel rates. Before Starwood devalued its award chart earlier this year 90% of my stays were Cash and […]

Posted on November 18, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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The Best of the Week

The Best of the Week

After the huge devaluations from United last week, I thought it'd be a nice change of pace to put up some links on the good stuff that's happening in the industry. Because if I've learned anything from Mexican Prison gang movies, it's this: Image from waktattoos.com 1. "Coin" to replace credit cards in your wallet […]

Posted on November 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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