When Hotels.com Rewards Might Be Better Than Earning Hotel Points

Have you ever picked a hotel that wasn’t your first choice—just for the sake of earning points? Hotels.com Rewards is a fantastic way to get rewarded for every dollar you spend on accommodation without having to commit to one of the major hotel chains. With over 500,000 properties to choose from and a very simple rewards program that gives you a free night for every ten nights stayed, Hotels.com is worth a closer look.

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Hilton Honors Program

Hilton Honors is an excellent hotel loyalty program thanks to the ability to quickly rack up points from stays and promotions, a suite of excellent co-branded credit cards, and a solid elite program. In this post, you’ll learn how to earn and redeem points for top value, the benefits of getting Hilton’s elite status (and some shortcuts on how to get it), plus all of the temporary improvements that Hilton has put in place due to COVID.

Everything You Need to Know About IHG Rewards Club

With 5,600 properties in nearly 100 countries around the world, IHG hotels are ubiquitous. Thanks to generous promotions, reasonable award rates, and a great credit card, IHG Rewards Club is a favorite hotel loyalty program for many. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about the program—from how to earn and redeem points to program features and elite status.

Ultimate Status Match Guide to Atlantic City

Atlantic City casinos are currently offering generous status match incentives. With the right strategy, learn how to maximize your next trip to the East Coast gambling center and earn hundreds of dollars worth of free play, free nights and lucrative status benefits.

Airbnb Removes 80% of Listings in Japan

A few days ago, 80% of Airbnb listings in Japan disappeared. The total number of properties available plummeted from over 62,000 to a meagmeager800. According to the Japan Times, the move comes in response to a new law in Japan as of June 15, 2018.

Airbnb Introduces Split Payment Option

Airbnb has introduced the ability to split your payments for a stay. The new system, called “Pay Less Upfront”, came into effect January 15, 2018. According to the Airbnb press release, the functionality comes in response to the fact that 40% of its customers opted to use this option in testing. Most of those who opted for a split payment also opted to take up higher priced bookings when making a split payment.

How to Receive Elite Hotel Benefits Without Elite Status

If you want the benefits of elite status within a hotel program but don’t happen to have that status, leveraging luxury hotel programs could deliver just what you’re looking for. Upgrades, complimentary breakfast, and late check-out are just a few of the perks you’ll be eligible for with the right program.