The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and 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.
Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott Rewards have released their award category changes for 2018. You have until March 6th to make reservations at the existing levels. See if your favorite property will cost more or less points in the future.
Most people redeem their hotel points for hotel stays. Makes sense, right? Merchandise redemptions are generally not worth the money. But, what about experiences? SPG Moments has auctions up ending shortly where you can redeem Starpoints to see your favorite team play in a MLB Division Series playoff game.
Starwood Preferred Guest has announced their final promotion of 2017. There are multiple ways to earn, which means this promo can benefit the occasional traveler and the road warrior alike.