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SPG Amex credit cards update and a look at the new Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card

SPG Amex credit cards update and a look at the new Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Luxury Card

We recently let you know about the details that have emerged abut the new combined Marriott Rewards and SPG loyalty program. Additionally, there will be changes to the credit cards from August 2018, too, including those in the Starwood Preferred Guest portfolio that are co-branded with American Express, as well as a new luxury SPG […]

Posted on April 17, 2018 by in Marriott Rewards Points, Starwood Hotels

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The Marriott Rewards and SPG merged program details

The Marriott Rewards and SPG merged program details

While it is as yet unnamed, it has been announced that the new single program that will unify Marriott Rewards, Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest will be introduced in August, 2018. The announcement comes more than a year since Marriott acquired Starwood Hotels, and there are certainly more positives than negatives to the new program […]

Posted on April 17, 2018 by in Marriott Rewards Points, Starwood Hotels

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Use just 50,000 Asiana Club (or 40,000 Starpoints) Miles for Lufthansa First Class – one of the most overlooked deals

Use just 50,000 Asiana Club (or 40,000 Starpoints) Miles for Lufthansa First Class – one of the most overlooked deals

  If you’ve been thinking about booking a first class award ticket between Europe and the US, now’s the time to do it with Lufthansa. Asiana Club miles has long been one of the best award charts for Star Alliance redemptions. It (still) offers 50,000 miles one-way for redemptions from North America to Europe (and […]

Posted on April 17, 2018 by in Cheap flights, Lufthansa Miles and More

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Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG Q1 promotions open for registration

Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG Q1 promotions open for registration

What are the Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and IHG Q1 promotions? The Marriott Rewards MegaBonus, SPG Great Weeks, Grand Weekends, Hilton Honors PointsUnlimited and IHG Accelerate Q1 promotions, where you can earn bonus points or more with stays January 2018 onwards, are now open for registration. Marriott Rewards MegaBonus With Marriott’s new MegaBonus promotion, members can […]

Posted on December 21, 2017 by in Hilton Honor, Hotel deals with Points, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Rewards Points, Starwood Hotels, Travel Deals

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Some excellent new Marriott hotels in Indonesia (Marriott Yogyakarta) and India (Indore and Jaipur)

Some excellent new Marriott hotels in Indonesia (Marriott Yogyakarta) and India (Indore and Jaipur)

Indian and Indonesia have many similarities. The similar sounding name, the similar sounding currencies, the crazy traffic and it is also the place to get excellent value for your travel dollar. Both countries feature some of the best value hotels worldwide – and even major chain hotels provide excellent value with many new 4 or […]

Posted on November 10, 2017 by in Marriott Rewards Points

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60,000 AAdvantage Citi cards return, 35,000 Starpoints American Express offer, Norwegian still with 90%+ load factor

60,000 AAdvantage Citi cards return, 35,000 Starpoints American Express offer, Norwegian still with 90%+ load factor

– Citibank has increased the sign up offer for it’s popular AAdvantage cards to 60,000 for both the Business card and Personal card This is a good offer! If you have recently signed up for a 50,000 card it is worth asking Citi to match that. Citi restricts you to a sign-up bonus every 24 […]

Posted on October 5, 2017 by in American Airlines AAdvantage

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Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

What is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers airline associates discounted rates for personal leisure travel at participating properties all over the world. The eligible airlines include: Air France Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad Iberia KLM Lufthansa Qatar Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines United Airlines If you are […]

Posted on September 30, 2017 by in Starwood Hotels, StarwoodONE

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Is there a Starwood travel agent rate code?

Is there a Starwood travel agent rate code?

Is there a Starwood travel agent rate code? Like many other major hotel brands and travel providers, Starwood Hotels & Resorts is known for offering discounted rates to travel agents, either for the agents themselves or for them to book on behalf of their clients. Unlike other hotel brands, though, in the past there was no particular […]

Posted on September 23, 2017 by in Starwood Hotels, Travel Agent Rate

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New Starwood/ SPG fall promotion, get up to 1,000 bonus points per stay, earn 10,000 bonus points with 25 nights

New Starwood/ SPG fall promotion, get up to 1,000 bonus points per stay, earn 10,000 bonus points with 25 nights

Starwood’s fall promotion ‘Explore More ‘ has made its way to the public and we are surprised by the rather generous promotion. Direct link to promotion (or via your SPG Dashboard). Registration required. These properties will give you 1,000 bonus Starpoints (some of them are really cheap). These properties will give you 500 bonus Starpoints. […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Hotel deals with Points, Starwood Hotels

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Earn TrueBlue with new Lyft and JetBlue partnership (plus more ways to earn miles and points with Lyft and Uber)

Earn TrueBlue with new Lyft and JetBlue partnership (plus more ways to earn miles and points with Lyft and Uber)

What’s the deal with the new Lyft and JetBlue partnership? You can now earn TrueBlue points with the new Lyft and JetBlue partnership. If you’re new to this ridesharing service, you’ll get 750 TrueBlue points or $15 off your first ride when you sign up and take your first Lyft Classic, Plus or Premier ride. Existing […]

Posted on November 3, 2016 by in $1,250 bonus for Uber Drivers, American Airlines AAdvantage, IHG Rewards Club, Jetblue TrueBlue, Lyft Promo Code, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Starwood Hotels

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Up to 50% Starpoints discount means you can buy airline miles from 1.4 cents each

Up to 50% Starpoints discount means you can buy airline miles from 1.4 cents each

What’s the deal with the Starpoints discount? Starwood Preferred Guest members are currently targeted with up to a 50% discount when you buy Starpoints for yourself or as a gift through December 31st, 2016. The minimum purchase with this offer is 5,000 Starpoints. If you buy the maximum allowed with this promotion at a 50% discount, that’s 1.75 cents […]

Posted on November 1, 2016 by in Starwood Hotels

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Can Starwood Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

Can Starwood Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

What are Starwood Travel Agent Rates? Like other major hotel brands and travel providers, Starwood Hotels & Resorts is known for offering preferred lower rates to travel agents, either for the agents themselves or for them to book on behalf of their clients. SPG Pro was introduced two years ago and does more than just offer a discount, however, […]

Posted on October 30, 2016 by in Starwood Hotels, StarwoodONE, Travel Agent Rate

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Do Starwood Friends and Family Rates always save you money on your hotel booking?

Do Starwood Friends and Family Rates always save you money on your hotel booking?

What are Starwood Friends and Family Rates? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers employees’ friends and family members discounted rates for non-business leisure travel at properties around the world. Now that Starwood and Marriott are merging, we thought it was time to see what’s changed since our last post about Starwood friends and family rates and we’ll also try a dummy booking […]

Posted on October 9, 2016 by in Bridge Starwood, Friends & Family, StarHOT, Starwood Hotels, StarwoodONE

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