Changes to Expedia Rewards Starting on February 1, 2022
Expedia is relaunching its rewards program on February 1, 2022. Expedia’s elite status will soon require earning “Trip Elements” and the earning rate for these elite status credits depend on what type of booking you make (flight, car, hotel, cruise). Here’s a quick briefer of the new rewards program, how you earn points, and the other details you should know about.
Marriott Launches New Promotion: Double Elite Night Credits Plus 1,000 Points Per Night
This morning, Marriott announced a new promotion offering double elite night credits plus 1,000 bonus points per night. This promotion is open for registration already, even though the stay period doesn’t begin until February 8. Here’s how to take advantage of this — and other Marriott promotions — to boost your Bonvoy account balance and fast-track your way to status.
MGM Overhauls M Life Rewards Program, Changes Coming February 1, 2022
MGM is making big changes to its M Life rewards program, and these will launch on February 1, 2022. The new program will be called MGM Rewards. Changes for gamblers and non-gamblers are coming, so let’s dive into all of the details.
Bilt Rewards Adds In-App, Real-Time Flight Award Search Feature
The Bilt Rewards app now offers an in-app, real-time flight award search feature. This is innovative and extremely useful. Other transferrable points currencies require you to go to the airline’s loyalty program, search there, come back to transfer your points, then back to the airline to make a booking. However, this only works on two airlines right now. Here’s a look at this innovative feature.
Get a Free Night, Elite Status, Up to 10,000 Bonus Points Through New Member Bonuses
New member bonuses are a great way to earn bonus points or miles when signing up for airline and hotel programs. Here’s a round-up of the hotel and airline membership programs currently giving bonuses for new members – including offers from IHG, Hilton, Marriott, Emirates, and Qatar.
Complete Guide to Radisson Rewards & Radisson Rewards Americas
Radisson Rewards is the successor to the previous Club Carlson program and exists in two entities: Radisson Rewards Americas (North, Central, and South America) and Radisson Rewards (everywhere else). The programs are very similar other than that. Let’s take a deep dive into the Radisson Rewards programs to understand what they offer to you.
Marriott Agrees to Prominently Indicate Resort Fees, but With a Catch
It’s been more than two months since Marriott agreed to a legal settlement to clearly list resort fees on the first page of hotel results. Yet, it still hasn’t complied with this settlement. Even once it does, this settlement is a small win – but it’s not an “across the board” win due to several limitations. Here are the good and bad elements of this agreement, plus what consumers can do in the meantime.
Airline, Hotel, Other Loyalty Programs Offering Elite Status Extension Into 2023
At the outbreak of COVID-19, we saw nearly every status program offering extensions and reduced requirements for elite status. Then, travel started to rebound a bit. As restrictions return and the Omicron variant spreads, numerous hotel and airline loyalty programs are offering elite status extensions into 2023. Here are the details for your favorite loyalty programs.
IHG Promotions: Unlimited 2x Points, Plus Targeted Offers up to 15k Points
IHG is offering a few promotions. You can earn unlimited 2x points with a public offer, plus targeted offers could net you up to 15,000 bonus points. All of these are straightforward, simple ways to add extra points to your IHG Rewards stash. Here are the details plus how to register – which is required in each case.
IHG Rewards Changes Coming in March 2022: New Elite Status Tiers & Higher Requirements
IHG Rewards just announced changes to its loyalty program, coming in March 2022. Elite status will have more tiers, and earning this status just got more complicated. Additionally, IHG’s announcement means the info you see online/in the app is no longer correct. But, IHG promises “more fun” and “enhanced benefits” coming soon. Let’s dig in to what we know so far.