Double elite-qualifying miles promotions are really the cat’s meow of airline promos. TRIPLE promos are virtually unheard of. Take 30 seconds to check this one out.
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
There are plenty of opportunities to save money on hotels if you search for them. 6% might not seem like a lot but it really adds up over time, especially when you consider that certain types of discounts/rebates are stackable.
Dodgers Stadium is a great “old style” stadium. No, not a new stadium made to look old. An actual old stadium.
It’s one of the stadiums high on my list of places I want to visit because of the history there. I see the grainy footage of Gibson calling his shot from almost 30 years ago frequently on TV, and I’ve always wanted to see the stadium for myself.
Baseball lovers absolutely need to catch a game at Chavez Ravine.
Now that the merger between Marriott and Starwood has been approved, it’s time to link your Starwood Preferred Guest account to Marriott Rewards or Ritz-Carlton Rewards.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to do so.
Virgin Atlantic has fares right now where premium economy is cheaper than coach. Their premium economy seats actually look pretty nice. You’ll want to jump on this, as I don’t expect premium economy to be cheaper than coach for very long.
In the dead of night, Marriott announced a whole bunch of changes that both SPG and Marriott loyalty members are going to be awful happy about.
We’ve been waiting for information about status matches, transfer ratios between the two programs and when we’ll be able to spend those hard-earned points in both programs. There are still some details to work out, but we have a lot more answers today.
Are you joining us for round 3? Jeanna and I are getting together for another happy hour where ewe share travel tips with friends, newbies and experts alike. Everyone is welcome. Come help us set a new record for attendance!