Priority Pass Adds Steakhouse at JFKby Sam Helmy
Priority Pass has announced its latest addition to its non-lounge group of locations with Bobby Van’s Steakhouse in JFK’s Terminal 8. The move expands the number of Priority Pass venues in JFK to 4, with two lounges in Terminal one, one lounge in Terminal 4, as well as Bobby Van’s in Terminal 8.
10,000 IHG Points Bonus for One Stay at Kimpton Hotelsby Sam Helmy
Following on from its announcement last month that Kimpton Properties are now part of IHG Rewards club, you can now pick up a bonus of 10,000 points for staying in any Kimpton property before April 30, 2018.
Alaska Airlines Award Sale Through Feb 19, 2018by Sam Helmy
Alaska Airlines is having an award sale for bookings through February 19, 2018, where you can pick up a flight for as little as 5,000 plus any taxes/fees. While a sale sounds great, we’re not 100% sure how much of an actual sale this is as Alaska’s standard award chart starts at 5,000 miles — the same price that these sale prices start.
SPG & Marriott: Big Changes To Award Categories in 2018by Sam Helmy
Both SPG and Marriott have announced a slew of changes to the categories of their properties. This year’s changes impact 276 SPG properties, and a stifling number of Marriott properties: over 1,300 are changing category. Although Marriott now owns Starwood, the changes to SPG hotels are relatively benign with roughly the same number of properties going up as going down in category.
Changes To Club Carlson Award Categories – March 1, 2018by Sam Helmy
Club Carlson has announced changes to its award categories that come into effect March 1, 2018. Unlike recent similar changes in other hotel chains, this change is relatively balanced and does not present a significant devaluation, with about the same numbers of properties going up and down in category.
AA Reduced Mileage Awards February Through May 2018by Sam Helmy
American Airlines/Citibank co-branded credit card holders have long enjoyed a little-known benefit: Reduced Mileage Awards. The value of these awards depends on the type of AA co-branded credit card you hold, your destination and class of service. Discounts range from 1,000 to 7,500 miles roundtrip.
80% Bonus on Hilton Points Purchases (100% for Credit Card Holders)by Sam Helmy
Hilton has announced its first points purchase promo for 2018, and you’ll receive an 80% bonus for points purchases, or a 100% bonus if you hold a Hilton Honors co-branded American Express card.
Wyndham Rewards Promo Stay Twice Earn A Free Nightby Sam Helmy
Wyndham Rewards has announced a promo giving you 15,000 points after staying two nights. 15,000 points are enough for a free night at any Wyndham property (all properties cost the same number of points), but keep in mind you’re limited to one free night per Wyndham Rewards account.
Flying Blue February 2018 Promo Awards – Better Than Nothingby Sam Helmy
This month’s Flying Blue Promo Awards are up and running. Every month the promotion gives discounts of up to 50% on award bookings with Flying Blue. Bookings must be made by February 28, 2018. Travel dates for most routes in this month’s promotion are April 1, through May 31, 2018.