A LoyaltyLobby sent us a question regarding a Hilton Honors match that had been denied due to having Gold-status with the program.
More good news for members of PriorityPass as the company is continuing to add additional lounges to their worldwide portfolio and a 20% increase until the end of 2021.
By the end of the year Priority Pass aims for a 20% expansion globally which includes the opening of over 150 new airport lounges by the end of the year, plus 100 new premium airport lounges experiences.
Qantas has launched a new offer to get its Frequent Flyer program members to book trans-Tasman flights.
You can earn 5,000 Qantas points and Double Status credits for each trip through February 28, 2022, if booked by May 15 (remember to register).
Hyatt Loves Local is a new program that allows select local businesses to use resources by 100 participating hotels and offer guests local experiences.
Hyatt has released a long list of experiences that these businesses provide for a fee, I would imagine.
Delta has launched an award sale from select US cities to Alaska that you need to book by May 17, 2021.
SkyMiles members can save significantly on return trips that are origin and destination sepcific (not available from everywhere).
Finnair from today will accept proof of vaccination instead of a negative Covid-19 test for those traveling to Finland.
Finnair has followed THL guidelines and required passengers whose destination is Finland to have a negative Covid-19 test, although this is not mandated by law. Other airlines, such as Lufthansa, have not required one.
Here’s a comprehensive look at Accor’s current Covid-19 policies and ALL, formerly Le Club AccorHotels, bonus points, and rate offers for you to use in May 2021.
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Thai Airways can not look to the Thai Government for additional money or even loan guarantees as it’s creditors will meet this week to decide about the next steps in the carriers path.
Creditors are meeting on Wednesday to decide whether to accept the airline’s debt restructuring plan which might present a point of reckoning as far as the quality of their debt is concerned.
All the 9,000 or so employees at Singapore’s Changi Airport will get an extra swab in the next day or two to figure out the extent of a Covid-19 cluster that has sprung up at the airport.
Eight employees have tested positive for Covid-19, including an 88-year-old cleaner, of which six have been fully vaccinated against the virus.
Carnival Cruises has returned with their Fun Match program which is a status match campaign for members of competing land and sea based casino programs.
After submission of the existing membership card and current competing offers (if any) Carnival will send the applicant an offer that can include discounts, free play and in many cases even a free cruise.
There has been plenty of chatter of westerners misbehaving in Bali during the pandemic throwing parties and disregarding Covid-19 related restrictions. Indonesia stays closed for tourism arrivals, but it is not difficult to arrange a visitor or business visa for cash.
However, you are not allowed to work on these visas like this Canadian found out this weekend after he was deported for promoting a Tantric Full Body Orgasm class while on a visit visa (and you have to remember that Indonesia, although not Bali, is a Muslim country).