Does It Make Sense to Buy Choice Points With Up to a 30% Discount?
Choice Privileges launched a new buy points sale offering a 30% discount when buying 15,000 or more Choice Privilege points now through February 12, 2021. That lets loyalty members snag Choice Privileges points for as little as 0.69¢ a piece. From a getaway along Route 66 to an ice bar in Stockholm, here’s where Choice points can be especially valuable.
Choice New Year’s Promotion: Earn Double Points on Every Stay
Choice Privileges’ New Years’ promotion is live. For a limited time, Choice is offering double base points on every qualifying stay. The more expensive the room, the more bonus points you earn. Depending on your travel plans, this can deliver a solid return for your spending. If you have an upcoming stay, be sure you register before checking out!
Buy Hilton Honors Points With a 100% Bonus
Hilton just extended its latest buy points promotion, offering Honors members a 100% bonus on point purchase through March 5, 2021. This enables you to purchase Hilton points at a compelling 0.5¢ per point. We dig in to demonstrate how this can be an excellent deal in some situations.
Make Sure to Use Your New Credit Card Statement Credits
Many of our favorite credit cards offer lucrative statement credits every year. With 2021 well underway, now’s the perfect time to go through your card portfolio and start making use of them all. To help you with this, we’ve compiled a list of valuable statement credits that cardholders should use in the new year.
Start the Year With 30 Marriott Elite Night Credits
One of the best benefits of having a Marriott Bonvoy credit card recently got even better. Marriott has updated the terms and conditions for its co-branded card products. Bonvoy members can now receive up to 30 elite night credits per year just from having Marriott credit cards!
Southwest Extends Companion Passes (Again), Offers a Status Boost for 2021
It’s Southwest deja-vu! Just like we saw in spring 2020, Southwest is offering an extension to 2019 Companion Pass holders and offering all members a boost towards earning elite status in 2021. Plus, some Southwest co-branded cardholders can now spend all the way to A-List status. But, unfortunately, one group of loyalists are getting the short end of the stick.
[Status Boost Posted] United Makes It Easier to Earn Premier Status in 2021
United has announced a series of changes to the MileagePlus program for 2021. These include lowering status thresholds, giving current elite members an elite-qualifying boost, increasing PQP earning rates in early 2021, and allowing co-branded cardholders to spend their way to higher statuses. But with ‘normal’ travel still a dream, are these changes enough to get you to fly United?
IHG Drops 2021 Elite Status Requirements, Offers New Global Promotion
IHG just announced several positive updates for its IHG Rewards Club program in 2021, including lower elite qualification requirements, rolled-over elite nights, and paused expirations for IHG points and free night certificates. Plus, the brand’s latest global promotion offers 2,000 bonus elite-qualifying points on every two-night stay.
Southwest Is Selling Points With a 70% Bonus, But Is It Worth It?
Southwest has launched a new buy points promotion, offering Rapid Rewards members the chance to snag Rapid Rewards points for as little as 1.62¢ apiece. By buying points at this rate, you can book cheap award flights for less than the cash price of the flight. However, it’s worth considering all aspects before buying points.
Citi Prestige’s $250 Travel Credit Isn’t Limited to Travel in 2021
In 2020, Citi debuted the ability for cardmembers of the Citi Prestige® Card to redeem their annual $250 travel credit for supermarket and restaurant purchases. This made it much easier for cardholders of Citi’s premium travel rewards card to receive value when they can’t—well—travel. With things not looking too much better for 2021, the card issuer has extended this flexibility through 2021.