Yesterday, I wrote about the new continental breakfast benefit for Marriott Rewards Gold & Platinum members at North American JW Marriott, Marriott, Renaissance and Autograph Collection hotels. You can read the piece here.
Now, Marriott has released the official communication about this change that somewhat clarified the situation. [click to continue…]
There is a long thread on FlyerTalk (you can access it here) about an email that American Airlines has sent to some of the elite members today that may indicate the ending of AA’s soft landing policy. LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a copy of it:
“Can you believe we’re almost halfway through 2013? Hopefully you’re on track to achieve your goal of elite status qualification for 2014. To check how many elite qualifying points, miles and segments you’ve earned thus far, simply log in to your account. [click to continue…]
The InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) Best Rate Guarantee (BRG) has soon been around for two years and the terms and conditions of this program have changed several times along the way (I probably should do a new write up about this program soon).
It is relatively easy way to score free hotels nights, if you know the rules and have some time to spend. The beauty of the program is that you can get entirely free stay, if your stay is for one night and you can get the BRG applied to it. [click to continue…]
Sofitel has launched their 40% off private sale for bookings made between May 21 and May 27 for stays between June 27 and September 4, 2013.
Accor Advantage Plus members get additional 10% discount (total of 46%) for stays in Asia Pacific region. You can access Accor’s general web page for this offer here and Advantage Plus member one here. (Edit: Missing links for sale pages added) [click to continue…]
USA Today reported yesterday (read their piece here) that Marriott is going to announce today that the complimentary weekday continental breakfast in the United States and Canada is extended to include Saturday and Sunday as well starting on June 22, 2013.
Previously, the continental breakfast has been complimentary on hotel club lounge or in the restaurant, if the hotel doesn’t have lounge for Marriott Rewards Gold and Platinum members (including Ritz-Carlton Rewards Gold & Platinum). [click to continue…]
Turkish Airlines is offering its new European destinations at 25% discount on the usual number of miles required for award trips between May 15 and October 31, 2013.
This discount offer applies not only to award tickets but also to companion tickets and upgrades. You can read more about this offer on Turkish’s website here. [click to continue…]