Finnair Plus Double Award & Tier Points on Travel Through September 30, 2020 (Book July 7 – August 7)

Finnair Plus has launched its first promotion to drive new bookings now that the first wave of Covid-19 is behind us.

Fabulous Fridays Finnair

Members earn double award and tier points on all flights through September 30, 2020, if booked July 7 – August 7.

Marriott Bonvoy Greater China Member Day Exclusive For Stays Until August 7, 2020 (July 8 – 10)

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Marriott Bonvoy has brought back the Member Day Exclusives for stays at participating Greater China hotels through August 7, 2020.

Members can choose from three separate offers for stays in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. You need to book between July 8 – 10.

Why Did A Hong Kong Man Spend More Than Three Months at HKIA’s Terminal “Transiting” To Vietnam?

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News reports in Hong Kong revealed that HKIA currently still has several passengers more or less stuck in transit limbo due to travel restrictions including a very strange case of a HK citizen who was on his way from Canada to Vietnam in late March of this year.

The man arrived on Cathay Pacific and – despite holding a Hong Kong passport – refused to leave the airport after his flight to Vietnam got cancelled, instead stayed in the airports transit zone since mid March.

Accor Southeast Asia 40% Off + Quadruple Points Through December 24, 2020 (Book By November 19)

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Accor has launched a flexible rate offer for stays at participating hotels in Southeast Asia that also comes with bonus points.

Accor Live Limitless members get 40% off and earn quadruple points through December 24, 2020, if booked by November 19. Accor Plus members are eligible for an additional 10% discount.

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] SWISS Stockholm to Shanghai from 1,126€

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and their 2nd level business class excursion round trip fares between Stockholm (ARN), Sweden and Shanghai (PVG), China.

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Hilton Honors Buy Points 100% Bonus Through July 15, 2020

Hilton Honors launched in June a point sale with a 100% bonus that is for purchases through July 15, 2020 and has now expanded the purchase limit to some members.

Hilton Honors Buy Points July 2020 Update

Members can usually buy up to 80,000 points every calendar year before any bonus, although the limit is often increased during these sales (check the purchase page).

UPDATE: Marriott Updates Covid-19 Cancellation Policy For New Reservations July 6 – September 30, 2020

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Marriott has now updated its Covid-19 reservation cancellation policy for new reservations made for stays between July 6 – September 30, 2020 (and it is better than what we were told last week).

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Prepaid bookings that are made on or before July 5 can be canceled for any future arrival date. New reservations until September 30 can be changed up to 24 hours before arrival. For arrivals on or after October 1, the cancellation policy attached to the rate plan applies.

Air Canada Buy Aeroplan Miles Mystery Sale At Up To 75% Bonus July 12, 2020

Air Canada’s Aeroplan program enabled buying miles back in March (read more here) and launched its first-ever sale in May (read more here, here and here) that had few glitches.

Now Air Canada has launched a Mystery Bonus Sale with up to 75% bonus, and you earn Altitude Qualifying Dollars (AQD) in the process!

Airfare of the Day [Club Europe] BRITISH AIRWAYS London to Milan from £151

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to British Airways and their basic season business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between London (LGW), United Kingdom and Milan (BGY), Italy.

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Hilton Honors Worldwide Dream Away 20% – 30% Off Flexible Rate Plan

Hilton quietly introduced mysterious Dream Away-rates for stays in American, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa that we covered previously (read more here).

Then the hotel company launched three separate sales for stays in India (read more here), Malaysia (read more here), and Australasia (read more here). Now, they have a dedicated page for this Dream Away-sale with scant information.

TAP Miles&Go New On-Going Status Match & Challenge Program

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TAP is celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2020 and has relaunched a promotion to get new members to sign up for Miles&Go (and buy some miles or join their club).

New members who have signed up since January 1, 2020, can register for a status match that comes with a challenge (to open up your wallet).

Qantas 747 Farewell Jumbo Joy Flights From Sydney, Canberra & Brisbane (Book July 8, 2020)

Qantas 747 super jumbo had its last scheduled passenger flight back in late March, but the airline will give the last opportunity for you to fly the iconic Queen of the Skies.

Qantas End 747

Qantas will have three “farewell jumbo joy flights” from Sydney, Canberra, and Brisbane in July, and they will go on sale tomorrow (July 8).

InterContinental Grand Pacific Hotel Suva Coming In 2022

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IHG Hotels today announced that it has taken over the management of a historic hotel in the capital of Fiji that will become InterContinental Grand Pacific Hotel Suva in 2022.

The hotel went through thorough refurbishment and reopened in 2014 (Grand Pacific Hotel originally opened in 1914).

Even Money And A Private Jet Won’t Help You Skirt Immigration Rules: Five Americans Denied Entry In Sardinia After “Crashing the Party”

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A group of five U.S. citizens and some friends from New Zealand, the UK, Germany and Italy decided the current E.U. Immigration Quarantine rules don’t apply to them and charted a private jet to Sardinia, Italy just to get a bad surprise from the Italian authorities.

Unfortunately for them the Italians had none of it and immediately denied the U.S. citizens entry, following by 14 hours on the ground in a hangar and a subsequent “flight of shame” over to the UK for the entire group.

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