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We received a Reader Question today asking if it’s a good choice to redeem Marriott Rewards points for a Priority Pass Membership, an option that was added not too long ago.

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. [click to continue…]

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Here’s a comprehensive look at promotions for March 2017 from all major hotel loyalty programs. Remember to forward me promotional offers by email that you receive.

Hotel Promotions Update March 2017

2016 is over and most hotel loyalty programs have already introduced their offers for the first few months of 2017. Let’s see if Hyatt will reveal anything soon. [click to continue…]

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email couple of weeks back about finding copies of passports and visa pages at Starwood affiliated Design hotel in Kolkata called The Park.

The Park Kolkata PP Copies Closer

Remember that you can always email us, send us a Facebook message or Tweet about the issues you have with hotels, airlines and other travel providers. [click to continue…]

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I’m going to stay a few nights in Doha next week and decided to go for a points redemption this time as the rates in Qatar are really quite high and found huge discrepancies between SPG & Marriott Rewards.

As we’ve covered multiple times already you can interchange both currencies in real time as well as match your status so you can always pick the best redemption value. [click to continue…]

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Marriott Rewards has several ways of getting Gold or Platinum status including having status with United Airlines and utilizing their RewardsPlus partnership, doing the status match on the SPG side and use the status transfer between the programs or Taste of and/or Road to-offers that sometimes are open for all and other times targeted.

Marriott Rewards Status Match 2017

The main difference is that the Taste Of-offer usually gives the Gold or Platinum status up front for the duration of the challenge while Road To-offer only at the end of completing it. [click to continue…]