Finding Sweet Spots with Avios + Money: Normally when booking a flight, you either pay the full amount in cash, or you pay for the flight with points/miles and pay the taxes and fees with cash. Avios offers a feature that many hotel loyalty programs currently use where you can pay part of your flight with Avios, and part of it with cash.
Don’t Have a Marriott Account???: Then you need to check this out! If you sign up and complete 2 stays by November 28, 2018, then you can earn a free night at a Category 1-5 hotel. That’s a very generous offer! Check out the details in the link.
When Is It Worth Paying Your Annual Fee?: Many times we get caught up with the nice sign up bonuses that we forget about the annual fee later in the year. When you’re faced with that annual fee, you have a decision to make. This article helps you determine whether it’s worth it or not.
What Programs To Focus On In Each Alliance: With so many airline programs within each alliance, sometimes it’s hard to determine which ones to focus on. This article lays out very nicely which programs may benefit you more.
Awesome Fares to Puerto Rico: If you’ve been longing to visit Puerto Rico to help boost their economy, you can get there pretty cheap! Various airlines are offering flights from the US to San Juan for as low as $97 round trip!
Less Than 20K Points R/T To Europe!: If you can position yourself to Houston or DC, you could save a bunch of miles for round trip flights to Europe. The Flying Blue promos offer great deals from those 2 cities this fall, plus stack the current Thank You Point promotion and you could be under 20K miles round trip to Europe!
Do Not Be Blinded Loyalty In This Hobby: This story highlights something that I’ve been guilty of. I have Diamond status with Hilton, so I tend to book my hotel stays with Hilton. However, I need to go back to my roots and comparison shop to ensure I’m getting the best deal!