Daily Archives: Jun 8, 2013

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This is a second article on the Sunday series called Compensation Clinic. You can drop me an email about what problems you have encountered during your travels (hotels, airlines, car rentals etc.), how you gave feedback (complained) and what the problem resolution was. I will publish the best ones in the coming weeks.


It must have been a bad omen that I wrote about the carry on bag which I travel with couple of months ago (you can access the piece here). [click to continue…]

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Iberia Plus is running a bonus Avios campaign for partner transactions. You can earn maximum of 10,000 bonus points for having 10 or more different partner transactions by July 31, 2013.

EDIT 07/14: There is now an English version of this Iberia website available as well. You can access it here


There is some sort of Facebook component for this campaign as well that earns you 15 bonus Avios that can get your Iberia Plus account going. [click to continue…]

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Last week, I had a lighthearted quiz for a number of points that one would earn for a one night stay at limited service IHG property once all the one time bonus offers that are currently available have been factored in. You can read that piece here.


I presented the screen shot of the promo registration above. Only the points that would post with the actual stay would count and not any possible delayed postings. And here’s what posted for the stay: [click to continue…]

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Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) consists of more than 300 hotels under 14 different brands in 52 countries. The loyalty program of the GHA is called Discovery and it has three tiers (Gold/Platinum/Black).

EDIT (June 10): This offer has now expired. Sign up for out blog email newsletter to be notified when it becomes available again.


Now, you can sign up for the instant Platinum status that is valid until February, 2015. [click to continue…]