Reader Question: Hilton Honors Gold Members Not Eligible For Status Match?


A LoyaltyLobby sent us a question regarding a Hilton Honors match that had been denied due to having Gold-status with the program.


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Airfare of the Day [Business Class] TURKISH AIRLINES Singapore to London from $1,764

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Turkish Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Singapore (SIN) and London (LHR/LGW), United Kingdom.

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Priority Pass Adds Additional Lounges To The Global Portfolio, Plans 20% Expansion For 2021


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 5,000 Bonus Points & Double Status Credits Trans-Tasman Flights Through February 28, 2022

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

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 SkyMiles Alaska Award Sale Book By May 17, 2021

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).

IHG Hotels Indonesia 35% Off Through August 31, 2021 (Book By May 31)

IHG Hotels in Indonesia have launched a sale to stimulate local demand for stays through August 31, 2021.

IHG Rewards members save 35%, while non-member discount is capped at 25%. You must book by May 31.

Finnair Now Accepts Proof Of Vaccination Instead Of Negative Covid-19 Test


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.

Accor ALL Rate Offers & Bonus Points Update May 2021

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 Government Will Not Recapitalize Or Guarantee Thai Airways Finances, Creditors To Meet This Week


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.

Covid-19 Cluster At Singapore’s Changi Airport


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.

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] SINGAPORE AIRLINES Paris to Bangkok from 1,417€

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Singapore Airlines and their business class promotional round trip fares between Paris (CDG), France and Bangkok (BKK), Thailand.

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Carnival Cruises VIFP Players Club “Fun Match” Is Back: Get Complimentary Cruises & Other Benefits


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.

Canadian Deported From Indonesia Due To “Tantric Full Body Orgasm” Classes


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).

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