How Far in Advance Can You Book Hotel Reservations?
How far out you can book a hotel? And does making reservations at the far side of the booking window provides any tangible benefit? Each hotel chain handles reservations differently, with the booking windows of major hotel chains ranging from 11 months through to a mammoth 3 years.
Hotel Free Night Award Change and Cancellation Policies
We’ve rounded up free night award change and cancellation policies for the major hotel programs, and thrown in an example to show when you need to cancel to receive a full refund of your points. Make sure you know the policies of your favorite programs so you don’t get caught at the last minute and lose your points.
How to Use Points and Miles at Hotels with No Rewards Program
In theory, using points and miles for hotel stays is a straightforward affair. Determine your destination, plan out the points and miles needed, design and execute a card application and spending strategy to acquire the points, and book your free night award. But what happens if your destination has no hotels affiliated with a rewards program? Are you stuck paying cash? Or is there still a way of using rewards points to score free accommodations?
How to Get Fair Compensation from an Airline or Hotel
Exploring the beauty of a foreign country, flying to exotic locales in luxury, sampling outlandish foods and opening yourself up to new experiences. At least, that’s what we all hope rewards travel will be. The reality can sometimes fall spectacularly short of our expectations.
Hotel Credits Cards That Provide Free Annual Night Bonuses
Credit cards that provide signup bonuses are fantastic, but what about cards that offer a bonus every year for being a cardmember? While all of these cards will charge an annual fee, price of membership is well worth rewards.
$50 & $75 Statement Credit From American Express with Hotel Storm
Currently there are two Amex Offers providing statement credits for hotel bookings made through HotelStorm.com/Amex.
Starwood & Caesars Ending Partnership December 31, 2016
SPG has been a market leader when it comes to strategic partnerships to enhance the value of their reward programs to Elite members. Recently we reported that SPG Platinum members will now benefit from upgrades to Comfort+ with Delta Air…
How A Hotel Best Rate Guarantee Can Save You Money
For travelers with an eye for details and the time for some online research, a Best Rate Guarantee can offer enormous value in the form of free and discounted hotel stays. IHG, for example, offers a free night on top of…
What Luxury Hotel Chain Offers the Best Value With Points?
While the perks and benefits of elite tiers play a prominent role in loyalty programs, ultimately, what determines a program’s value is the different ways you can redeem points, and how difficult they are to accumulate. A significant part of that…