Daily Archives: Jan 14, 2013

Combinability of Priority Club’s Double Points or Miles Promotion & Stay-Bonuses

In the past, Priority Club’s “global” promotions have always been combinable with targeted stay bonuses. This, however, has now changed. The current promotion for Double Points or Miles cannot be combined with the Stay-bonuses that are both valid from January 7 to April 30, 2013.

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I have written about the Double Points or Miles promotion that doesn’t have a public promotion code to sign up for, but is rather tied up for singing up for the program itself.

Reminder to Be Diligent About (Fake) Messages from Hotels & Airlines

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Back in July, I wrote about an email that appeared to be coming from American Airlines that was merely an phishing attempt to get access to your AAdvantage account. Today, I received a direct message on Twitter from Hilton Narita with a link supposedly to a photo.

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This message came via email and I could access it on LoyaltyLobby’s Twitter direct messages.

Accor Private Sales for Up To 50% Off – January 15 to 24

Accor again has number of destinations on sale at up to 50% off. Note that you need to book these hotels by January 24 for days that are dependent of the area specific offer. These rates are prepaid, non-refundable and non-cancelable. Only book them if your plans are FIRM.

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Accor tends to have these sale few times a year and you can really save using them IF you can plan your trips well in advance. Remember you can get cash back by booking these hotels by following my instructions here. You can access these sales here. If you don’t already have Le Club Accorhotels Platinum status, you can get one easily by following my instructions.

Qatar Airways February Easy Deals Are Out – Awards Up To 50% Off

Qatar Airways just launched their February 2013 easy deals. Every month Qatar Airways will have number of destinations at up to 50% off of the usual number of miles required both in economy and business class. You need to pay the usual taxes/fees and fuel surcharges. You can access Qatar’s Easy Deals web page here.

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You need to register for this promotion at least 24 hours prior making the award booking. The booking window is open from January 15 to February 28 for travel from February 1 to February 28, 2013.

Le Club Accorhotels Is Moving To Online Point Redemptions

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Unlike other hotel loyalty programs, you have only been able to redeem for dollar or euro off vouchers from Accor’s loyalty program. Accor doesn’t allow you to redeem points for a free nights (unless you pay using vouchers).

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Now, Accor is moving to online point redemptions, where you pay the room rate fully or partially using the points that you have in your account.

Southwest Airlines and Class Action Law Suit Over Expiry of Drink Chits

Just received the following email today regarding a class action law suite that Southwest had decided to settle over unused drink chits that passengers had received based on the Business Select fare that they had purchased. You can read more about this settlement on the settlement website here.

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Back in 2010, Southwest made a policy change about these vouchers that they would only be valid on the day of the flight and not later. Some Southwest fliers were left with dozens of drinks chits that were then deemed worthless.

Priority Club One Time Bonus Offers for January (2013)

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Just did a cleaning and went through all the one time bonuses that were valid for December, 2012, and found out that most of them are still valid.

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You can register for these promotions at priorityclub.com/rewards/us/en/offers/promoreg. If you get an error message that the code is invalid, it only means that you have taken advantage of the offer previously and that your account is not eligible for it.

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