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Category: Hyatt

Dec 10

Free points at Starwood and an annual adjustment at Hyatt

Hotel day today. Starwood Hotels is offering 1,500 points, at 500 points per stay for the first three stays, if you book and complete a stay on its mobile app with an American Express card.  Free nights start at 2,000 points (Admittedly, there aren’t a lot of those, but you get the point.), so those …

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Nov 13

Airline Miles and Hotel Points Expiration Policies

One of the most frustrating facets of frequent flyer/hotel programs is that, if you have no activity in your account for a certain period of time, your points can expire.  “Activity” might be anything from a stay/flight to a simple redemption.  From the merchant’s point of view, expiration makes sense.  They have set up accounts …

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Oct 30

A few mileage tidbits and earning opportunities…

Hyatt is one of my two favorite hotel programs, along with Starwood, and they’ve thrown in a little sweetener for those booking hotels before the end of the year.  Book a room between now and 12/31 on your mobile phone or their mobile website and you’ll get an extra 1,000 points per stay.  Free nights …

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Aug 07

Are these really the best programs?

Every year, publications such as US News & World Report put out articles about what they believe are the best travel programs.  These articles may sell a lot of magazines, but as far as you are concerned, they could be useless.  The problem, of course, is that the authors of the articles choose criteria that …

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