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.
Chase Offers: Get Up to 15% Cash Back on Flights and Hotel Stays
There are currently several travel-related Chase Offers—including up to 15% back on IHG and Gaylord Hotels stays. Here are the best Chase Offers we are currently seeing, and how to figure out whether or not you’re targeted.
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.
Hertz Gold Plus Reduces 2021 Elite Status Requirements, Extends Point Expiration
Hertz is reducing the requirements for earning Five Star and Presidential Circle elite status in 2021 (but only barely). Plus, you don’t have to worry about your Hertz points expiring soon, as Hertz is extending the expiration of points through the end of 2021. Here’s what Hertz Gold Plus members need to know about these changes.
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.
Radisson Deals: Get Up to 20% Points Back and 3,000 Bonus Points
Radisson Rewards might not be the most popular program, but it’s currently offering some good promotions. You can get 3,000 bonus points when booking through their app, 20% points back when you redeem for awards nights, and 15% back for gift cards. Here are the details.
[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.