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Here are three reader questions from the past week that I have decided to reply here publicly. You can always email me, leave a note or private message on Facebook, or Tweet me with your questions.

Reader Question Expedia Singapore SPG

Note that I can shorten the emails and edit them for clarity. I always remove the personal information of both the reader and front line employees. If there are managers involved, I may leave their names intact, however. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader forwarded me an email that he had received from Expedia introducing Expedia+ Business Rewards.

Expedia+ Rewards Business

Expedia+ Business Rewards account is assigned to a company and one has to be an administrator. For now, all Expedia+ Business Rewards linked individual travelers that continue to earn rewards under their individual accounts receive an automatic Silver status in the program. [click to continue…]

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Expedia (US site only) has a quite liberal Best Price Guarantee program that matches lower prices found on other US based websites and offers a $50 coupon that can later be used towards a hotel reservation.

Expedia Best Price Guarantee Orbitz Vs. Expedia

I have written about the guarantee several times as well as my success with matching hotel and flights prices mainly with Orbitz (difficult not to match their biggest US competitor). [click to continue…]

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Expedia has been fiddling (mainly devaluation of points and the program as a whole) with its Expedia Rewards since the launch few years ago and has now decided to rename it as Expedia+ rewards.

Expedia+ rewards Gold Member Email

Expedia+ rewards now has new Silver status that requires $5000 in eligible bookings or 7 qualifying hotels nights. The Gold status continues to require $10,000 in bookings or 15 hotel nights. [click to continue…]

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I have used Expedia’s Best Price Guarantee several times to match hotel prices that are often lower on other sites. This was my first time to use the guarantee towards a lower priced flight on a competing site.

Expedia Best Price Guarantee Graphic

When I was researching for options getting from Copenhagen to Helsinki after the Eurovision Song Contest, there was rather reasonably priced direct flight on SAS. The price on Expedia was $106.12 and on Orbitz $106.10. [click to continue…]