My Top 10 Club Carlson redemptions

My Top 10 Club Carlson redemptions

I bet you all participated in the Club Carlson promotions in 2011/2012. While points do not expire they are forfeited after 2 years of no account activity – so if you rarely use Radisson for regular stays make sure you use your points before they expire. Here are my personal top 10: 1) Radisson Royal […]

Posted on February 10, 2013 by in Club Carlson / Radisson

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$49 all in for San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) one-way

$49 all in for San Francisco (SFO) to Los Angeles (LAX) one-way

There are some really good fares currently for the Los Angeles – San Francisco and return route offered by Virgin and American. Many dates are available. VALID FOR TRAVEL COMMENCING ON EACH TRIP ON/AFTER 03APR 13. TRAVEL ON THIS FARE COMPONENT MUST COMMENCE BY MIDNIGHT ON 08JUN 13. Now this is not mileage run material […]

Posted on February 8, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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How to earn 3x bonus Membership Rewards points on Amazon, Paypal and Bestbuy purchases

How to earn 3x bonus Membership Rewards points on Amazon, Paypal and Bestbuy purchases

American Express used to have a 'shopping mall' that allowed you to earn extra points when going through their shopping portal. Ultimate Rewards modeled it's portal to look much like AMEX's when it launched. It was VERY interesting for certain merchants like Apple which delivered up to 4x for purchases with an eligible participating card. […]

Posted on February 7, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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The Alaska Boardroom at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Review

The Alaska Boardroom at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Review

Courtesy of Lounge Club I was able to spend 90 minutes in the realms of the Alaska Boardroom at LAX yesterday. Believe it or not but I haven't been to an Alaska Boardroom before 🙂 The lounge setup is rather small with a lounge chairs, a work area and a full bar. The lounge became […]

Posted on February 7, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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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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An update on my hotel theft case

An update on my hotel theft case

Michael Gwyther-Jones A quick update on my pending case. The GM called this morning and he was polite but unapologetic. He gave me a quick pep talk along the lines 'Since I'm in this hotel no theft has ever happened. If an item gets lost it's always the guest who misplaces it and sometimes calls […]

Posted on February 5, 2013 by in World of Hyatt

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