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Marriott Rewards has various Travel Packages redemption options where for instance you get a 7 night hotel award + a variable number of airline miles in your chosen airline for a set number of points.

Marriott Rewards Travel Package

In my opinion, this is the best way to use Marriott Rewards points. You get a 7 night hotel award and then can “purchase” airlines miles at ONE Marriott Rewards point per ONE mile with Package 1 airlines. [click to continue…]

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There has been two very near misses one with Turkish Airlines in Kathmandu yesterday, where an Airbus A330 plane skid off a runway, and the second one with Delta Air Lines today in LaGuardia, where plane veered off the runway.

CNN Delta

Luckily there have been no fatalities, but both airports ended up closed and inconveniencing passengers trying to reach Kathmandu in Nepal and New York’s downtown LaGuardia airport. [click to continue…]

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Rocketmiles launched a partnership with Turkish Airlines earlier this year and is again offering 3,000 bonus miles for first booking made using the service by December 31, 2014, that is consumed by the end of June, 2015.

Rocketmiles Turkish Airways Smiles&Miles Offer

Note that this offer is available only for those that have not previously used the service. [click to continue…]

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Wyndham Rewards has launched a second (read about the first one here) airline related promo for triple miles for up to three stays with Airberlin, Air Canada, Czech, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish and Saudia for stays between October 15 and January 16, 2015.

Wyndham Rewards Qatar Airways Privilege Clib Triple Miles Offer Fall 2014

You earn triple miles for the first three stays during the offer period with all other airlines listed above besides Air Canada where you earn triple miles starting from your second stay. [click to continue…]