Daily Archives: Mar 4, 2013

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Accor has a new super sale for 340 hotels in the Asia Pacific region. This offer is valid for stays between March 27 and June 30, 2013, that are booked by March 12, 2013. You can access Accor’s web page for this sale here.

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The discount using this offer is 40%. If you have Accor Advantage Plus membership (this is paid), you get additional 10% off. Remember that these rates are prepaid, nonrefundable and noncancelable. [click to continue...]

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Virgin America is giving out 500 Elevate points for everyone that just inputs their name, email address, and Elevate number to a form on Facebook. This offer is valid until March 31, 2013, and you can access it here.

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There are some other prizes as well like free round trip to Singapore on Singapore Airlines, the latest partner of Virgin America. [click to continue...]

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In the past year, the cash back rate for InterContinental Hotels Group (Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental, Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suite etc) bookings has varied from 6% to 21%. The usual cash back rate has been around 7%.

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Now, MrRebates has IHG cash back rate at unusually high 15%. Just checked eBates, Fatwallet, ShopAtHome, TopCashback and Quidco. They had the normal cash back from 4% to 7%. [click to continue...]

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US Airways has a new promotion for buying Dividend Miles this March. You need to log into your account to find out your bonus amount that can be 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100%. This purchase offer is valid until March 31, 2013. You can log into to the Buy Miles page and find out your offer here.

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The price of a mile under the 100% bonus offer is 1.9 cents. I would definitely NOT consider buying unless I would have been targeted for this highest offer. [click to continue...]

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On March 5, Starwood will have the new Cash & Points rate for its hotels (you can read my piece about this change here) and the yearly category creep will happen at the same time (you can read my take about it here).

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You will have until March 4 (likely US time) to book Cash & Points and hotel awards at the current rates. Tomorrow, the new rates will be in effect. Note that changing the dates of awards later requires you to pay the higher amount. [click to continue...]

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This is the second of the three five day strikes that the employees of the Iberia have planned for February & March. If you have flights with Iberia this week, you should check that the flights are operating. Iberia has a list day by day of the canceled flights that you can access here.

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These strikes can have effect on other airlines’ flights in/out from Spain as well, as Iberia does quite a bit of ground handling. Most of the canceled flights are short haul ones, although there is one/two long haul flights that are canceled each day. [click to continue...]