LAST CALL: Le Club AccorHotels South Korea, Japan & Greater China Up To 50% Off Sale For Stays Through December 31, 2019 (Book By December 13)

Le Club AccorHotels reached the third and final stop on their Asia-Pacific Tour yesterday and the destinations on sale this time are South Korea, Japan and Greater China.

Le Club AccorHotels South Korea Japan Greater China Sale December 2018

Members save 40% off of stays in South Korea, 24% off in Japan and 30% off in Greater China. Accor Plus members are eligible for an additional 10% off.

British Airways Fuel Surcharge Class Action Lawsuit Avios Posted

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British Airways just made Avios deposit to my Executive Club account with a description “Avios Adjustment – Dover v BA Settlement Avios Compensation”.

British Airways Class Action Settlement

The airline had been accused since 2006 collecting fuel surcharges that didn’t have any correlation on the price of the fuel itself. You can access my previous pieces on this class legislation case here and here.

REDRAW: The Winner Of The 100,000 Hilton Honors Points Giveaway Is?

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We today had to redraw a new winner for the November 100,000 Hilton Honors points giveaway as the person who originally won the prize never got back to us. We sent several emails to her but never received a reply.

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The new November giveaway winner is Larry M. and from the US as was the previous one. We have sent him an email. 

Sheraton Prague Exits Marriott System On January 1, 2019

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Sheraton Prague Charles Square will exit Marriott system effective January 1, 2019. The last date that you can currently book the hotel on Marriott website is for December 31.

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The hotel was sold earlier this year for 42.5 million euros to a Norwegian investor that must have new plans for the property.

IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Royal Ambassador & Ambassador Program Changes Coming In 2019

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There has been lot of chatter as of late about possible changes coming to the IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Ambassador and Royal Ambassador programs in 2019.

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InterContinental sent out Royal Ambassador offers last month (read more here) in which they referred to minibar credits instead of the current complimentary minibar beverages without any monetary limit (you could theoretically empty it daily).

British Airways Executive Club Buy & Gift Avios 50% Bonus Through December 16, 2018

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British Airways Executive Club has launched a new Avios sale that comes at up to 50% bonus for purchases made through December 16, 2018. This offer is open for members in the US and UK.

British Airways Executive Club Buy Avios December 2018 Sale

British Airways has capped the number of Avios that one can purchase any calendar year before any bonuses at 100,000 that has been lifted during this sale to 200,000.

Whine Wednesdays: Bad Condition Of Hotel Interior – Door Handle & Locks Damaged

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Our Whine Wednesday topic this week is about the condition of some hotel interior that can quickly deteriorate over the years, especially if the management doesn’t pay much attention to renovation.

Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover a Whine Wednesday case here once a week.

Airfare of the Day: Delta Air Lines PREMIUM SELECT (Premium Economy) Los Angeles CA (LAX), USA to Shanghai (PVG), PRC from $822 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their basic season premium economy sell-up non-refundable round trip fares between Los Angeles and Shanghai.

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Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions.

IHG Rewards Club 5,000 Points For A Tweet Or Instagram Post Are Now Posting To Accounts

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Two weeks ago, IHG Rewards Club launched a Holiday Promotion for free 5,000 points for the first 10,000 members that either send a Tweet or post on Instagram.

The 5,000 points are now already posting to members accounts which shows that this promotion was properly prepared and executed, offering exactly what was promised to the members.

Avianca Brasil Files For Bankruptcy Protection

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Avianca Brasil that is owned by the same company that controls the other Avianca based in Colombia (also operations in other countries) filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday according to Brazilian media.

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The reason for the filing was that the lessors were starting to repossess planes and Avianca Brasil wanted more time to negotiate and perhaps voluntarily terminate some leases.

Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Up To 35% Off Sale For Stays Through September 30, 2019 (Book By February 2)

Hilton Honors has now launched their Asia-Pacific up to 35% off sale for stays through September 30, 2019 that needs to be booked by February 2.

Hilton Asia Pacific Sale

The sale offers rates that are anywhere 5% to 25% off of Best Available Rates (BAR) and Hilton Honors members are eligible for an additional 10% off (excluding Greater China).

Hilton Honors 50% Off Friends & Family Rate Plan

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Hilton employees are eligible for great team member rates and there is a separate equally excellent rate plan for Friends & Family.

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The best part is that both of these are qualifying for stay/night credits and points. Hotels are required to provide elite benefits on both rates too such as upgrades.

Delta Simplifies Boarding By Going From Six To Eight Groups

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Delta today announced that airline was “simplifying” its boarding groups by going from six to eight.

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The move will basically bump down Sky Priority members flying on discounted economy fares from Group 2 to Group 4.

IHG Rewards Double Points Plus More-Promotion Confusion

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IHG Rewards Club launched Double Points Plus More-promotion back in September (read more here) that was first supposed to be valid through December 16, 2018.

IHG Rewards Double Points Plus More-Promotion Confusion

Then last month, IHG started to promote that this offer ends on December 31, 2018 and some members were shown that the name of the promo had changed to “Now Unlimited Double Points Through 12/31” (read more here and here).

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