Le Club Accorhotels Q4 Promotions October 2013

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Le Club Accorhotels rarely, if ever, has global promotions for double or triple points, but they do have a lot of local or brand specific promotions for bonus points and/or discounts.

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I have decided to do a once a month digest type of all of them that I am aware of. If I have missed any current one from the list below, don’t hesitate to drop me an email to john@loyaltylobby.com or leave a comment below with a link.

Compensation Clinic: Hilton Tokyo (Great Compensation!)

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A LoyaltyLobby reader from Bangkok had quite a few issues at the Hilton hotel in Tokyo and forwarded me the communication that he had with Hilton Guests Assistance department (with great compensation success).

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The problems that the reader had with the Tokyo location sounded familiar to those issues that I personally had with their Narita Airport hotel. You can read more about my issues with the Hilton Narita here.

Hilton HHonors Jet Airways JetPrivilege Offer: Earn Up To Triple Miles

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Hilton HHonors is offering double miles for stays of two nights and triple miles for stays of three nights or longer for Jet Airways JetPrivilege members between October 1 and December 31, 2013.

You need to register for this offer before your stay and you can do it here.

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You must have your Hilton HHonors Double Dip option set to Points & Fixed or Variable miles and have Jet Airways JetPrivilege selected as the partner.

Iberia Plus Fall Transatlantic Bonus Offer

Iberia has now launched their version of the transatlantic Oneworld JV partner fall offer that is valid for travel between September 26 and January 31, 2014.

You can read more about the American Airlines and British Airways offers here.

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The Iberia version of the offer doesn’t have the language that it would only be valid for members residing in North America.

Hilton HHonors Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Bonus: Up To Quadruple Miles

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Hilton HHonors has a new promotion for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer members that can earn up to quadruple miles for stays between October 1 and December 31, 2013.

You can access and register for this promotion on Hilton’s web page here.

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You earn double miles for stays outside of Asia Pacific, triple miles for stays in Asia Pacific, or quadruple miles for stays at select cities in APAC (Sydney, Perth, New Delhi, Colombo, Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Koh Samui, Bali, Bandung & Kuala Lumpur).

British Airways Club Europe £100 Off £350+ Discount Code

British Airways has just launched a new campaign for £100 off a Club Europe flight of £350 or more. This time the offer is targeted for Avis customers but is open for all.

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This discount is valid for travel between October 4 and March 31, 2014, that is booked between October 4-14, 2013, and is valid for up to 9 passengers on the same itinerary.

Avianca LifeMiles Intra-Peru Award Ticket Special

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Avianca LifeMiles has a promotion for intra-Peru economy award tickets for travel between September 17 and December 9, 2013, that are ticketed by November 30.

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The number of miles required for an economy round trip is reduced to 5,000 miles during the promotional period.

Marriott Rewards Gold & Platinum Member Elite Benefit Downgrade At EDITION Hotels

Marriott Rewards Gold & Platinum members have been eligible for $25 room service or spa credit in lieu of lounge access at (so far not very successful) EDITION hotels.

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Now Marriott has enhanced this away on its latest Marriott Rewards Terms and conditions change.

Hyatt Returning To South Beach In 2015

Hyatt made an announcement on Thursday that they had reached an agreement with a developer to open a 105-room Hyatt South Beach Hotel in 2015.

There is a piece about this on Miami Herald newspaper that you can access here.

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To be precise, this is Hyatt’s return to South Beach. The Victor hotel was affiliated with Hyatt for several years, although never carried the Hyatt flag or name.

PointsHound 1,000 Bonus Miles (First Hotel Booking) + Air France-KLM Flying Blue Partnership

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PointsHound has extended the 1,000 bonus miles offer to celebrate their latest partner Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue. You can earn 1,000 bonus miles for the first booking (usually 250) that is done by October 11, 2013.

These bonus miles are in addition to the usual miles that you earn. You can access PointsHound’s website here.

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PointsHound is a hotel booking portal that awards you airline miles for reservations that you do. The service also offers rate that are eligible for hotel points and stay/night credits (read more here).

NY Times Piece On Etihad’s Airline Investments

There is a good read about Etihad’s equity investments on other airlines on weekend New York Times. You can access the full article here.

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The airline is much smaller than its rival gulf airlines Emirates, from the neighboring Dubai emirates, and Qatar Airways from Doha.

Wyndham Rewards Qatar Airways Qmiles Promotion: Triple Miles For Four Stays

Qatar Airways Privilege Club members can earn triple Qmiles for the first four Wyndham affiliated hotel stays between September 23 and December 31, 2013.

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The number of Qmiles that you earn is dependent of the Wyndham hotel brand:

IHG Brand Standards In Case Of Overbooking / Being Walked

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LoyaltyLobby reader emailed me a question earlier in the week regarding a confirmed reservation at a Holiday Inn and for not having a room / being walked to another hotel.

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In hotel lingo the guest is “being walked” meaning that the hotel is overbooked and some guests need to be accommodated at other hotel(s).

United MileagePlus Buy Miles Holiday Offer

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It is early October and United has already rolled out their holiday offer for buying MileagePlus miles. This offer is valid for purchase made until December 31, 2013, and is offering 25% discount on the purchase price.

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The maximum umber of miles that you can buy in a calendar year is maxed at 100,000. The price of a mile under this offer is 2.8 cents per miles that is too expensive.

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