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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes list every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% 15% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes March 22 2017

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 Gust (SPG) doesn’t have never ending Starpoints sales (unlike Hilton & IHG) and the discount tends to max at 30%. SPG launched a new sale on March 1 that ends on April 30th and Sebastian recently wrote about it (access here).

Why I Purchase Starpoints (Again)

Last year, SPG had an one-time sale where the discount was 35% off (read more here) and later in the year “Mystery Sale” with up to 50% off (read more here). I, however, decided that the 30% off is good enough and made a purchase last week. [click to continue…]

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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes list every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% 15% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes March 15 2017

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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This week the Compensation Clinic-case comes from now closed Sheraton Brussels that was recently closed abruptly due to asbestos and bankruptcy related issues (read more here and here).

Compensation Clinic Sheraton Brussels

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. We’ll feature one new Compensation Clinic each week. [click to continue…]

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Le Parker Meridien has again sent out an email blast touting award availability at 20,000 Starpoints per night for the Coachella weekend when the paid rates are in excess of $2,500 (minimum three night stay).

SPG Parker Palm Springs Coachella

Parker hotels (this one in Palm Springs and the other property in New York) got caught few years back falsifying their occupancy records by checking in “phantom” guests in order to get higher award reimbursement from Starwood. The companies went to court and I have covered this on my previous posts here, here, here and here. [click to continue…]

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SPG releases its weekly Hot Escapes list every Wednesday. This is a selection of hotels around the world that are discounted anywhere from 20% 15% (sometimes up to 70% off) + they offer an additional 5% off for SPG members.

SPG Hot Escapes march 8 2017

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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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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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) made an announcement about their yearly award category changes last month that will take place on March 7, 2017. This is your last chance to book properties at their current point rates.

Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Award Category Changes March 7 2017

There are total of 325 that will change in award category. 120 hotels will become more expensive using points while 205 hotels will require less. [click to continue…]

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Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) has launched a new Buy Points Bonus campaign for buying Starpoints at up to 30% off between March 1st – April 30th, 2017.

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