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Check Out These Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Travel Tuesday Promotions

The holiday season is kicking off, which means there will be sales -- lots of them! The period around Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Travel Tuesday is typically the best time of year to receive a discount or promotion of some kind. We understand there are a lot of hotels and airlines out there to track, so we've rounded up the best holiday deals in this post. It's a fluid post, so make sure to check back regularly to see if we've updated and added a promotion that might be exactly what you're looking for.

Swedish Ice Bars & New Zealand Homes: When to Buy Choice Points With a 50% Bonus (0.69¢ Each)

Choice Privileges just launched a Black Friday promotion to buy points. Now through December 3, 2023, Choice Privileges members can get a 50% bonus when buying Choice Privilege points. When maximized, members can snag points for as little as 0.69¢ apiece. This promotion can be valuable under the right circumstances -- so let's take a look at some examples.

Iberia Plus Promotion Offers 3X Avios at NH Hotels

Iberia Plus members looking to boost their Avios this year can earn triple rewards at NH Hotels through December 31, 2023. These are two brands we haven't mentioned a lot on AwardWallet, so it's nice to see a new promotion from them. Here's how you can earn triple Avios on your hotel stays.

You Can Now Book Southwest Flights Through Chase Travel Portal, But You Might Not Want To

One of the more frustrating parts of redeeming points for Southwest flights has been the inability to book those flights via travel portals from Chase, Amex, Citi, and others. Sure, you could pick up the phone and call to make these bookings, but that had its own issues. Now, you can book Southwest flights through Chase Travel. The question is whether you should. Here's a breakdown of why this matters.

Winter in Fiji to Holidays in NYC: Save When You Buy IHG Points With a 100% Bonus (0.5¢ Each)

IHG launched its latest buy points promotion. Now through December 30, 2023, members can buy IHG points with a 100% bonus. This deal allows members to buy IHG points for as little as 0.5¢ each. But is it worth buying IHG points? With AwardWallet users averaging 0.69¢ per point in value from redemptions, there's a lot of times this can make sense. Here are a few examples for inspiration.

Expanded Hyatt Promotions Offer 2X Points in the Americas, 20% Off in Other Countries & More

World of Hyatt just rolled out several more promotions in advance of Black Friday. The newest promotions give members 2X points at hotels in North and South America or 20% off and free breakfast in other countries. Other ongoing promotions include triple Hyatt points at the reimagined Hyatt Vacation Club brand (previously Hyatt Residence Club), bonus points at new hotels, and ways to earn free night awards.

Wells Fargo Indicates Points Transfers Are Coming in December

Last month, Wells Fargo printed verbiage on some cardholders monthly statements indicated that points transfers would launch on November 15, 2023. That date has come and gone. Now, cardholders are seeing a message that this feature should launch in December. Much remains unknown, and Wells Fargo isn't spilling the beans. Here's what we know — and what we don't know.