IHG Card Losing Value: So letters are being sent out stating that the free night certificates offered by the IHG card will be capped at 40K points. This means that you’ll only be able to use your free night certificates at properties where award nights are at 40K points or less.
Starwood’s Latest Promotion: Register now for Starwood’s latest promotion. You can earn 250 bonus Starpoints for each night at participating properties. Starpoints are tough to earn so earning bonus points is always good. Please check out the link for more details regarding this promotion.
Round Trip to Mexico for 12K Miles: Currently you can book flights from select US cities to several cities in Mexico for 12K SkyMiles round trip! That’s an amazing deal. I’m sure this won’t last long so definitely book now and plan later!
More Hilton Properties at the Maldives?: The Maldives is a bucket list destination for many travelers, myself included. There are a few hotel awards that you could work towards, but more would be welcome. Well Hilton is answering the call by offering two new Hilton properties at the Maldives.
Southwest Changes Value of Award Seats: Southwest is a favorite for many of us here at TravelMiles101 because of the program’s ease of use, generous rules and open seating. Southwest recently changed how they priced their seats when paying with points. There’s some good news and some bad news here….
Price Rewind’s Negative Changes: Some cards in your wallet come with a price protection benefit. There are programs that are better than others, but this particular bank is making some negative changes to theirs. Bummer!
Companion Pass Now Harder to Get: It now seems that there will be restrictions on the number of Personal Southwest cards you can get at one time. The Business version still exists, so getting one personal and one business card will put you well on your way to the Companion Pass.