Marriott Rewards “August Points” Targeted Promotion For Up To 50,000 Bonus Points Between August 15 – November 15, 2014


Marriott Rewards has launched a targeted promotion called “August Points” for stays between August 15 and November 15, 2014. The member must register for this offer by September 30.

Marriott Rewards August Points August 15 November 15 2014

The eligible member will earn 5,000 bonus Marriott Rewards points for every second paid stay, up to 50,000 bonus points during the promotional period.

InterContinental Westminster (London) To Be Reflagged As Conrad In September, 2014


IHG is losing one of the two InterContinental hotels that it has in London to Hilton. The InterContinental Westminster was just opened in late 2012 and the owner has reached an agreement to rebrand it under the Conrad flag.

InterContinental London Westminster Conrad

The last day you can make a reservation on is August 31, 2014. It is still unclear, whether the hotel will become Conrad on September 1st or some later date in September.

What’s Your Take? Changing The Dial On An Airplane Using Your Foot?


This is one of those things that would never come to my mind. We all know that it is good to stretch during your flight, but what was this passenger on United Airlines flight thinking when using the passenger comfort controls using a bare foot?

United Airlines Foot

The picture was taken by a flight attendant that later posted it to Twitter, but it seems to have been removed now.

IHG PointBreaks Advice For Monday (July 28, 2014)


On Friday, IHG made the PointBreaks preview available (read more here) that appears to be the full list unlike last time when they only released a very short list.

IHG Rewards Club Advice May 27

IHG Rewards Club has not, however, updated the PointBreaks web page with the new hotels yet and this will likely happen few hours later after they become bookable tomorrow (Monday July 28, 2014).

Compensation Clinic: Marriott Platinum Member Walked Twice Within A Week


A LoyaltyLobby reader contacted me late April/early May regarding a walking situation at the Residence Inn hotel. By the time he had resolved it, the member was walked for the second time at the JW Marriott hotel in Chicago.

Compensation Clinic Marriott Platinum Member Walked Twice Within A Week

Marriott Rewards has very clearly written “Ultimate Reservation Guarantee” that is part of the “Marriott Rewards Elite Benefits Guarantee”. I have written an article about these that you can access here.

Kimpton Karma Rewards Secret Password Until September 29, 2014


Kimpton properties has nice little extras for those that whisper the valid secret password at the time of checking in from free parking to complimentary drinks.

Kimpton Karma Rewards Secret Word

Kimpton has new secret password that is valid until September 29, 2014, that I learned about on FlyerTalk thread here.

Le Club Accorhotels UAE Offer: 500 To 1,200 Bonus Points For August Stay

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Le Club Accorhotels is offering bonus points for stays at select hotels in UAE that are booked in the new few days.

Le Club Accorhotels UAE Offer

The number of bonus points is dependent when your reservation is made and the offer is combinable with other point offers.

Delta SkyMiles Fall 2014 Central America & Caribbean Award Discount


Delta has launched an award discount program between select cities in the United States and Latin America or the Caribbean for fall 2014 travel between September 2 and December 11, 2014, and must be booked by August 7.

Delta SkyMiles Central America & Caribbean Fall 2014 Award Sale

Note that there are city pair specific blackout dates and the discounted travel is only between these specific city pairs.

Etihad Guest Gold Status Match For Australia


Etihad Guest has Gold status match campaign for Australia that is coming to an end on July 29, 2014 August 6, 2014 (extended).

Etihad Gold Tier Match

You need to have your address in Australia, have Gold card or higher with any other airlines (excluding Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia as they are EY partners), and have traveler to Europe or Middle East twice in the past 12 months in business or first class.

PREVIEW: PointBreaks For July 28 – September 30 (2014)


IHG Rewards Club just shared with us a preview of PointBreaks that will be available for bookings on Monday for July 28 to September 30, 2014, period.

IHG Rewards Club PointBreaks Sneak Peek

There are 167hotels on the PointBreaks list. This list appears to be complete, but there are sometime last minute changes.

UPDATE: SPG “Get Extra Credit” Targeted Double Night & Stay Credit Promo July 15 – October 15, 2014


SPG is indeed running targeted “Get Extra Credit” promotion for double night & stay credits for stays between July 15 and October 15, 2014.

SPG Get Extra Credit Promo

I wrote about this offer yesterday (access here), but wasn’t sure if this is an active promo. I can now confirm that it certainly is. Thanks for a LoyaltyLobby reader sending me the link to the terms and conditions.

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 60% Bonus July 24 – August 18, 2014


IHG Rewards Club has a new promotion for buying points between July 24 and August 18, 2014, and getting maximum of 60% bonus on purchased points.

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points July August 2014 Campaign

When you purchase more than 26,000 points at a time, you get the price of $11.50 per 1000 points. The maximum number of points, excluding bonus points, that you can purchase in a calendar year is maxed at 120,000. You can also receive another 120,000 points as a gift.

Marriott Rewards FlashPerks Week 2: Hotels Up To 50% Off (Both Price & Points), Experiences & Merchandise Awards


Marriott Rewards announced the other week (read more here) that they would launch FlashPerks on July 17, 2014, for 12 week period. Their goal is to have 10 – 15 deals every week for 24 hours or before they sell out.

Marriott FlashPerks Week 2 July 24 2014

Seems that that there are quite a few nice deals for hotels discounts both using points & cash. I am not very impressed about the experiences or merchandise rewards.

Iberia Plus Double Avios Promotion: Book July 24 – August 31 & Fly July 24 – December 31, 2014


Iberia Plus is now offering double Avios for flights flown between July 24 and December 31, 2014, that are booked between July 24 and August 31 on

Iberia Plus Double Avios Offer

The offer is valid for flights on Iberia, Iberia Regional Air Nostrum.

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