Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap airfare to California, Waldorf Astoria, BOGO Legoland tickets, 9.5% discount on Southwest, Bombardier’s new C-Series and more….
Points Hound is out with an offer today to earn 50% more points/miles with each hotel booking through the end of 2013. If you already use Points Hound, you should have received an e-mail from them with your referral link. If you didn’t, log into your Points Hound account, hover over “Account” at the top right and click on “Invite & Earn” to get your referral code. If you don’t already use Points Hound, make sure you get a referral credit for signing up. While I have a referral link, […]
Milepoint has been selling Premium Membership for a couple months now. I was pretty excited when we were able to put the package together. I’ll admit to being biased as a co-founder of Milepoint. But, it’s a pretty cool package, with United miles, Hilton Gold status, National Car Rental Executive status and a 10% discount on Hyatt gift cards and more, for $49. Well, the tech folks just put the finishing touches on an interface that allows you to purchase Premium Membership and give it as a gift. And, 10% […]
Did you submit a picture to win a free airline ticket yet? Points Hound and Rocket Miles are competitors in a new, attractive space for travelers. Essentially, they’re taking some of the commission they receive from hotel chains and turning it into a rebate of airline miles to you, the booking consumer. Rocket Miles was out with an offer a few days ago that awarded 3,000 US Airways Dividend Miles for your first booking. To combat that (and, IMO, to keep mind share of frequent travelers) Points Hound is extending […]
This is a really good offer for the occasional traveler. Rocket Miles is similar to Points Hound in that they award a generous “commission” on your hotel booking in the form of airline miles. They’ve teamed up with Virgin America to offer bonus miles for your first hotel booking with Rocket Miles: You can find full details of the offer here. I found an even cooler tidbit in the T&C that state elite members of Virgin America’s program earn 5,000 bonus miles with their first booking. I value Virgin […]
Points Hound is out with another valuable offer to win your business. They’re awarding an additional 500 miles from your favorite airline program for each booking you make in the month of June. And, that’s for any reservations in the future as long as you book by the end of June. Now’s a good time to book any hotel travel you were considering. There are plenty of sites that offer bonuses and rebates for booking your hotel stays through them. Points Hound is different in two ways. First, […]