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Club Carlson UK, Ireland, France, Belgium & Spain 25% – 33% Off Weekend Stays October 20 – December 30, 2017 (Book By November 19)

Club Carlson has launched a new sale for stays in UK, Ireland, France, Belgium and Spain this fall between October 20 – December 30, 2017, that are booked by November 19.

Club Carlson Extend Your Stay Campaign

Members can get third night free or save 50% off of their second night. Both offers are valid for Thursday to Sunday nights.

New Design Hotel Opening Early 2018 In Helsinki Called Hotel St. George (SPG Participation Unclear)


Long awaited new Kamp Collection hotel is opening in Helsinki in the first quarter of 2018 and it will be affiliated with Design Hotels and hopefully also SPG participating.

Hotel St. George Helsinki Ruska

I had a friend walking by earlier today and taking few shots of the renovation progress outside. As is the case usually with new hotels, the opening has been delayed already by few months.

Choice Privileges Buy Points Up To 50% Mystery Bonus October 16 – November 12, 2017

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Choice Privileges has launched a new Mystery Bonus campaign with 30%, 40% or 50% accounts specific bonus for point purchases made between October 16 – November 12, 2017.

Choice Privileges Buy Points Mystery Bonus October 2017

Members can buy up to 50,000 points every calendar year and you must buy a minimum of 5,000 points to get the bonus.

Hilton Honors British Airways Executive Club Triple Avios October 15 – January 30, 2018


Hilton Honors has launched new bonus offer for British Airways Executive Club member stays between October 15 – January 30, 2018.

Hilton Honors British Airways Executive Club Triple Avios October 15 - January 30 2018

Executive Club members can earn triple Avios for their stays that are also booked within the same period.

Royal Jordanian Royal Plus Status Match (Only For Topbonus Members?)

Royal Jordanian, Amman based Oneworld airline, has launched a new status match offer that appears to be open for members from other Oneworld programa only (makes very little sense that doesn’t mention Airberlin at all).

Royal Jordanian Status Match

You need to provide a boarding pass that shows the status with the competing airline with an account statement for the past 12 months. You also need to book a trip with Royal Jordanian and credit the flight to the program before the match is activated.

Le Club AccorHotels Up To 15,000 Bonus Points For Five Stays Between October 15 – December 31, 2017 In Asia-Pacific + Gold Status


Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new promotion for Le Club AccorHotels members in Mainland China for stays at Accor hotels in Asia-Pacific between October 15 – December 31, 2017.

Le Club AccorHotels Up To 15,000 Bonus Points October 15 - December 31 2017

Le Club AccorHotels members can earn up to 15,000 bonus points and Gold status if they complete the five stays each minimum of two nights. The valid booking dates of this offer are October 15 – November 20.

Reader Question: Air Austral Denied Boarding Reunion – Paris & EC 261/2004 Compensation?


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question using Facebook regarding rather interesting question regarding EC 261/2004 compensation for an airline based in Reunion.

Air Austral

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several times a week.

World Of Hyatt Cathay Pacific Triple Asia Miles For Stays In Asia November 1 – January 31, 2018

World of Hyatt has launched a new bonus miles campaign for Cathay Pacific Asia Miles member stays between November 1 – January 31, 2018.

World of Hyat Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Triple Fall 2017

Asia Miles members can earn triple miles that is 1,500 miles per stay (500 base + 1,000 bonus) for stays booked October 17 – January 17.

Watch Out For UK & Ireland Flight Cancellations & Delays On Monday & Tuesday

There is a rather late tropical storm on Atlantic that has hit Ireland and UK today causing flight delays and cancellations.


British Airways has issued a travel waiver on its website (access here) dealing with flights from select airports over these two days.

LAST CALL: Le Club AccorHotels Up To 6,000 Bonus Points For Three Stays Between October 3 – December 31, 2017 (Book September 19 – October 22)

Le Club AccorHotels launched back in September their latest global promotion for up to 6,000 bonus points requiring three stays and the booking window for this offer will close this coming Sunday.

Le Club AccorHotels 6000 Bonus Points Fall 2017

The offer is valid for consumed stays between October 3 – December 31, 2017, that are booked September 19 – October 22.

UPDATE: SPG “Unlock Your Rewards” Targeted Promo For US SPG Amex Cardholders September 15 – December 15, 2017

On Saturday, I wrote (read more here) about SPG promotion called “Unlock Your Rewards” that was targeted for SPG American Express cardholders in the United States.

SPG Unlock Your RewardsIt was unclear at the time what the promo dates were because I was unable to register for the offer. I can now confirm that this offer is valid for stays between September 15 – December 15, 2017.

British Airways Buy Up To 100,000 Avios At 1.1+ Euro Cents Each Through October 19, 2017


British Airways has teamed up with Vente Privee France (again) to offload Avios for consumers wishing to purchase some with a discount through October 19, 2017.

Vente Privee British Airways Executive Club Avios

Avios has launched separate packages from 2,000 to 35,000 Avios that you can purchase (max amount is 100,000 Avios and up to 3 packages each).

Marriott eBreaks For September October 19 – 22, 2017 (20% Off This Coming Weekend)

Marriott has a good number of properties on their weekly eBreaks list this week valid for stays this upcoming weekend (Thursday to Sunday).

Marriott Rewards October 19 - 22 2017

These properties are usually in North America and the discount for booking the eBreaks offer should be around 20%.

Giveaway: 100,000 Hilton Honors Points (Enter By 11:59PM ET Friday October 20)

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To celebrate the Hilton Honors double points promotion with Diamond extra (read more here), bonus promotions for Visa/Amex cardholders (read more here and here) and double points offer for stays in Asia-Pacific (read more here) we have decided to launch a giveaway for 100,000 points!

Hilton Honors GIveaway

The giveaway is now live and you must enter by 11:59PM on Friday (October 20, 2017) and we will announce the winner on Sunday.

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