St. Regis Princeville Is Being Sold: One of the most sought after Starwood properties is being sold, and will be rebranded. The St. Regis Princeville will not longer be part of the SPG/Marriott family. With as much interest in Hawaii that exists within the Travel Miles 101 community, this property may have been on your radar. Please plan accordingly!
SPG Luxury Card Still Possible?: Now that SPG and Marriott are one loyalty program, a few new cards are going to be available soon. Normally since these are “new” products, many of us vets would be eligible for the sign-up bonuses. However banks are getting smarter and will limit the sign-up bonus to those who held previous versions of the cards. But there is a small window of opportunity you may want to take advantage of.
SPG/Marriott Merger Checklist: We’ve talked about the merger long enough, so I’m sure you know what to expect going forward. But it never hurts to make sure you have all of your i’s dotted and t’s crossed. Here’s a useful checklist for you to make sure that you’re still maximizing your Marriott points during this transition.
Frontier Offers Elite Status After 2 Round Trips: Airlines often do status matches or other types of promotions to give you a taste of their elte status programs to see if they can persuade you to fly them more often. Frontier is no different as they’re offering you elite status after 2 paid round trip flights.
Earn MR Points At Rocketmiles?: It seems as though Amex and Rocketmiles are partnering up and it could be a great thing! Rocketmiles currently offers you bonus airline miles when booking through them, but by them adding flexible points to their arsenal is definitely a plus.
Tips To Getting To The SFO Centurion Lounge: Many of us own the right cards to allow us access to the Centurion Lounges, but sometimes it can be a little tricky finding them or getting to them. Here’s some solid advice on being able to get to the one in San Francisco.
Costs Associated With Award Travel: Let’s face it, we’re in this hobby because we love free or cheap travel. While points and miles GREATLY reduce the costs of trips, we still need to budget for some unexpected costs. Here’s a list of some costs that you need to watch out for.
Southwest To Hawaii By Late Fall?: So after some talks Southwest is planning on announcing flights by October 2018 and service would begin shortly after. It’s been a long time coming so hopefully this comes to fruition.