I recapped my airline status achievements for 2022 last week. I finally got a free moment to talk about where I ended up in regards to hotel elite status last year. The title of this post is only a little deceptive, in that at most I have one hotel status goal for 2023. But, let’s take a look back at 2022 first. You can also hear us discuss hotel elite status on a recent podcast episode. Hyatt Globalist Status This is probably the lowest night count I’ve had at Hyatt […]
If you’re new to the points and miles world you might wonder what Daily Getaways is. It’s an annual promotion sponsored by the US Travel Association. Daily Getaways took a break during the pandemic but is back again in 2022, getting started today. While all the deals may not be spectacular, there are some gems. And, for folks who don’t travel for a living or have a ton of credit card spend it can be a great way to jump start a vacation plan. There are four weeks of deals […]
There’s a lot of discussion about credit cards in the travel blog space. Credit cards are how many (if not most) people earn miles and points to be able to take that dream trip. And, there are plenty of folks who sign-up for lots of credit cards for the welcome bonus without much regard to whether they’re going to keep the credit card long-term. I get it, but I don’t generally sign-up for a new credit card unless I see some sort of a long-term place in my wallet. That’s […]
Stretching your points is key to saving money on vacation, especially when traveling as a family. With hotel occupancy increasingly high it can be tough to find availability when you want to travel. A Wyndham promotion might just be an answer to your vacation search.
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.
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