Hilton HHonors Promo Problem Resolution Difficulty: 40000 Bonus Points At Stake

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Hilton HHonors had a promotion for instant Gold status and for 40000 bonus points for Visa Infinite card holders. The promotion for instant Gold is still valid until the end of May, but the four stays for bonus points needed to occur by May 31, 2012. You can read more about this promotion here.

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This offer was valid for Visa Infinite card holders in the Asia Pacific region, but there is no mention in the terms and conditions about the Hilton HHonors account address requirement and the stays could be worldwide.

Hyatt April (2013) Edition of the 48 Hour Sale – C48APR

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Hyatt is having their monthly 48 hour sale where you can save up to 20% off of best available rates (BAR). Sometimes you can save quite a bit of money and sometimes you cannot. Always remember to check the other discount rates that you are eligible for such as AAA or AARP. You can access the Hyatt’s web page for this promotion here.

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These rates are valid at select US, Canada, and Caribbean hotels for stays between May 1 and August, 2013. The promotional dates for individual properties may vary. You need to book this offer by 11:59PM CDT on April, 2013.

IHG Gone From The UK Cash Back Sites (Still Available On The US Ones)

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LoyaltyLobby reader alerted me about this disappearance of InterContinental Hotels Group from the UK based cash back sites such as TopCashBack (UK) & Quidco that have both ha IHG for a long time.

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The cash back still appears to be on the US based sites, however. Even the TopCashBack’s US websites has the cash back discount, when its UK based one doesn’t.

Most Rewarding Loyalty Program Series: Hyatt Gold Passport – Burning Points

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Now that we have established the number of points that you earn on average based on the spend (see my previous article here) at Hyatt family of hotels hotels, it is time to have a look at the number of points that is required to get a free night/number of points earned per dollar.

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Most Rewarding Loyalty Program Series: Hyatt Gold Passport – Earning Points

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This is the third installment on Most Rewarding Loyalty Program-series. You can read my earning points take on Club Carlson (here) and Hilton HHonors (here).

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What we first need to do, is to establish the number of points that you earn on average per dollar spend taking into account elite amenity points, elite bonuses, and possible credit card tie-up.

Fairmont Summer Offer For Up To 35% Off & Double Airlines Miles

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Fairmont just released their summer rate promotion “Everyone’s an Original” for up to 35% off or 3rd night free. The discount or free night offers varies property by property. This offer is valid for bookings made before April 30 for stays before September 30, 2013.

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Fairmont President’s Club members get additional 5% discount. You will also receive double airline miles for booking this offer. You can access Fairmont’s web page for this promotion here.

Accor Summer Private Sales Up To 50% Off – Book By April 25

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Accor has number of Private Sales for summer travel period going on right now. The terms and conditions of each of these sales are bit different. Some are valid for one night stays when some require two night or weekend stay.

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Note that these rates needs to be booked by April 25 and they are non-refundable and non-cancelable. Only book them if your plans are FIRM.

US Airways Online Booking Bonus Of 250 Miles (Need MasterCard)

US Airways is offering 250 bonus miles for all tickets that are booked on usairways.com and include at least one US Airways operated segment. You can register for this promotion here.

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This offer is valid for tickets issued by October 31 that are paid using MasterCard. Travel needs to be completed by December 31, 2013 to be eligible for the bonus miles.

Air Canada Aeroplan Conversion Offer Of Up To 40,000 Bonus Miles

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Aeroplan is again offering bonuses for converting points from partner programs. This offer is valid from April to May 13, 2013. There is no need to register for this offer that you can access here.

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The number of bonus Aeroplan miles that you earn is dependent of the number of total converted miles. The bonus is from 20% to 27%.

Qatar Airways May Easy Deals Are Out – Awards Up To 50% Off

Qatar Airways just launched their May 2013 Easy Deals. Every month Qatar Airways will have number of destinations at up to 50% off of the usual number of miles required both in economy and business class. You need to pay the usual taxes/fees and fuel surcharges. You can access this offer here.

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You need to register for this promotion at least 24 hours prior making the award booking. The booking window is open from April 15 to May 31 for travel from May 1 to May 31, 2013.

Most Rewarding Loyalty Program Series: Hilton HHonors – Burning Points

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Now that we have established the number of points that you earn on average based on the spend (see my previous article here) at Hilton family of hotels hotels, it is time to have a look at the number of points that is required to get a free night/number of points earned per dollar.

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Spend Requirement For A Free Night

Most Rewarding Loyalty Program Series: Hilton HHonors – Earning Points

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This is the second hotel program that we are having a look at the Most Rewarding Loyalty Program-series. You can read my tale on earning (read here) and burning Club Carlson points (read here).

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What we first need to do, is to establish the number of points that you earn on average per dollar spend taking into account elite amenity points, elite bonuses, and possible credit card tie-up.

Hilton HHonors International Discount Offer: PR13CB “Corporate Benefits Employee Offer”

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You can often save significantly at international Hilton family of hotels using promotion/offer code PR13CB. This rate plan is also known as “Corporate Benefits Employee Offer” or “Corporate Benefit Partner Rate”.

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This discount is not valid at Hilton family of hotels in the United States. I originally found this discount from the rate plans that were excluded some past promotions. This rate has always been point and elite status qualifying, but it was often excluded from promotions. It has not been excluded from the recent promotions, however.

Would You Fly Inside A Plastic Bag?

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When I first saw this photo, I thought that someone had passed away during a flight and they had put the body inside a plastic bag. But this was not the case here, however.

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Apparently, some orthodox Jews are forbidden to be in touch with dead people or even fly over a cemetery. The solution for this problem is to bag yourself inside a plastic bag during a flight.

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