As things start to thaw slowly from the absolute freeze on travel during the height of the COVID-19 crisis, travel brands are trying to figure out what it will take to motivate us to spend our money on travel again. Hyatt was the first into the market with a triple points earning promotion across their entire portfolio of properties. They traditionally focus their summer promotion on rebating points to folks who hold their co-branded credit card. This summer, they’ve chosen so far to incentivize paid travel (though they did offer […]
We’re halfway through the year and it’s time to look at what’s working and what’s not with hotel status. My patterns have followed largely what I thought they would have in 2019. I’m further ahead than I want to be in some respects, with too much time on the road. What’s your year look like chasing hotel elite status?
Marriott has released a summer promotion. You’ll want to make sure you register. It may not blow your socks off, but could be worth a few extra points depending on your summer travel plans. This one is mostly beneficial for road warriors.
Over 3 million points. I can’t recall any redemption quite that big. There was the 1 million points to throw out the first pitch in Game 7 of the World Series. That seems kinda cheap compared to this.