A quick spin through the week in travel….
In case you missed it, here’s the Pizza Week in Review, including posts on Uber in Hong Kong, TripAdvisor hopping into bed with Marriott, the crazy valuations for Uber and Airbnb, American Airlines getting scolded for doing the right thing and more….
Today’s Best of the Rest includes a new Starwood promo, new restrictions in NYC for Uber, no more AAdvantage redemptions on Hawaiian Airlines, Marriott bonus points for Hertz rentals and more….
Starwood Preferred Guest announced their 2014 fall promo on Milepoint this morning, More For You. The promotion offers double Starpoints on all stays and triple Starpoints on any stay that includes a Friday or Saturday night. You do need to register by October 31, 2014. Since registration is free, there’s no reason not to click on that link right now and take care of it, even if your plans don’t currently have you in an SPG property before year-end. It’s very similar to their summer promotion, Earn Away, Get Away, […]
Starwood has announced their summer 2014 promo, entitled “Earn Away, Get Away.” It’s essentially double Starpoints unless you can include a Sunday night stay to bump it up to triple points. On par, it’s about as valuable as the previous promo “Bring on the Nights”.
Things are in full swing for the first hotel promotions of 2013. Once again, the important take away here is to register for all the promos even if you don’t think you’ll patronize a specific chain during the promo period. Plans change frequently and it’s free to register. So, take a few moments to register when the time comes. I already wrote about Starwood’s Power Up promo that starts January 15th. Not overly thrilling, but a decent value. There’s a discussion on Milepoint about the new Marriott promo. So far, […]