Common Travel Scams to be Aware of: You look forward to your vacation and work so hard towards it. The last thing you want to deal with are scams. Unfortunately people prey on tourists not knowing how to protect themselves. Here’s a few scams to be aware of so that you’re not on the wrong end of one.
Marriott Rewards Changes for 2018: As the merging of Marriott Rewards and SPG continues, here are a couple of changes to Marriott Rewards for 2018. 2017 will be the last year where you could roll over nights to 2018 to get a head start on elite status. Also you receive elite status with Hertz for being Marriott Platinum.
Keep Your Vacation Private Until After you Return: We get it. You’re excited to be going on your fabulous vacation and want to share the moment with your friends and family. While that’s great, it could leave you very vulnerable if others are wanting to snoop around in your business. Play it smart so that you don’t come home to a nightmare.
Earn 3K IHG Points at Tourist Attractions: You could earn extra IHG points when buying your admission tickets through IHG. There are a number of qualifying activities available nationwide through the site. Why not earn some extra points when buying your tickets?
JAL Imposing Fuel Surcharges on Emirates Flights: It’s becoming harder and harder to experience Emirates’ premium cabins on points and miles. A while back Alaska Airlines jacked up the award pricing, leaving only JAL as the best option. Now JAL is hitting us with massive fuel surcharges on some Emirates flights, but there are some options where you don’t pay them…
What Happens if You Don’t Transfer Your Virgin Points to Alaska?: Many Virgin Elevate loyalists have been holding their Virgin points until they felt ready to transfer them to Alaska. After all, there were some good uses for them. Well the good news is that if you hold your Virgin points to the very end, they’ll automatically be transferred to Alaska Airlines at the same transfer ratio.
Possible Mistake… $200 Off at Airbnb: Use promocode SINGAPORE for $200 off your booking. This could very well be a mistake so don’t make firm plans until your booking is confirmed. If they honor this you could get a very nice rebate on your stay.