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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes April 27 - 30 2016

The hotel listing has the lowest member prices for the next 6 weeks. The availability and the price can vary from date to date. [click to continue…]

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Have you ever been a hotel that doesn’t really fit the brand that it says on the outside? This week Whine Wednesdays revisits misbranded hotels.

Misbranded Hotels

When you choose a hotel brand it comes with certain promises and expected level of hardware and service. If I stay at a Holiday Inn Express hotel my expectations are much lower and thus it’s easier to meet compared to a stay at let’s say a Park Hyatt. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) launched an offer to purchase Starpoints back in March that is coming to an end on April 30th (was supposed to end on April 15th but was extended by two weeks). You can get up to 25% discount for buying minimum of 20,000 points.

SPG Starpoints LAST CALL

You can purchase for your account or receive as a gift maximum of 30,000 Starpoints in a calendar year (this used to be 20,000). The account that receives Starpoints must have been open for a minimum of 14 days. [click to continue…]

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Sometimes when traveling you come across idiosyncrasies that are very difficult to understand. Now, I am all for recycling.. but in this case, what on earth were they thinking?

Recycling Gone Too Far

So, I was very surprised to find the names, passport and room numbers of hotel guests on the other side of a note that I was given by a front desk employee. I didn’t notice the info until I was about to throw it away. [click to continue…]

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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes April 20 - 23 2016

The hotel listing has the lowest member prices for the next 6 weeks. The availability and the price can vary from date to date. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) brought back its Select Member Exclusive (number 13!) promotion for stays between April 1 – June 30, 2016, that I wrote about first time last week (read more here).

Starwood Select Member Exclusive April 2016

Targeted members can again earn bonus Starpoints and free nights awards for stays during the promotional period. I have now been able to compile a list of offers out there this time. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) launched an offer to purchase Starpoints back in March that is coming to an end on April 30th (April 15). You can get up to 25% discount for buying minimum of 20,000 points.

LAST CALL Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Buy Starpoints Up To 25 Percent Off Until April 15 2016

You can purchase for your account or receive as a gift maximum of 30,000 Starpoints in a calendar year (this used to be 20,000). The account that receives Starpoints must have been open for a minimum of 14 days. [click to continue…]

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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes April 13 - 16 2016

The hotel listing has the lowest member prices for the next 6 weeks. The availability and the price can vary from date to date. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest has launched a new promotion for Delta Air Lines SkyMiles member stays in the United States & Canada between April 1 – June 30, 2016.

Starwood Preferred Guest Delta Air Lines Double Up Promotions April 1 - June 30 2016 U

SkyMiles members can earn 2 miles per USD charges in addition to their usual Starpoints and Delta Elite’s that have signed up for the Crossover Rewards (read here) earn this additional bonus. [click to continue…]