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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur Review

Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur Review

Introduction (Rate, Brand) The Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is a new gem in the Hilton award chart. It requires 10,000 points or 4,000 points and 106 MYR ($35.50) a night. Kuala Lumpur is a very competitive hotel market where even the Ritz Carlton often has packages for under $150. But I'm a Hilton Diamond […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in Hilton Honors

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Conrad Koh Samui Hotel Review

Conrad Koh Samui Hotel Review

The Conrad Koh Samui was one of THE default choices to redeem your Hilton Honors rewards points before the recent Hilton Honors devaluation. Rates on hilton.com hover around $850 – $1,200 for the property depending on the season. I'm not sure if enough people pay these rates or if they sell for less through tour […]

Posted on May 10, 2013 by in Hilton Honors

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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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