Category Archive: Promotions

Apr 28

InterContinental Reintroduces Accelerate Bonus

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My favorite hotel promotion of the year is InterContinental’s* (IHG) Accelerate offer, or whatever it calls the promo in any given quarter (They offer a similar program several times per year with different names.). The promotion isn’t always great, but it’s at least fun to game. Accelerate 2017 Accelerate is an individualized, action-based offer. IHG …

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Apr 27

Hilton Brings Back Double (Or Triple) Points

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Sometimes, simple is best. After a year of double points promotions, Hilton rolled out one last quarter that gave you an extra 2,000 points per night. It sounds good, but you get nothing extra for higher-priced hotels (Of course, you ended up with more bonus points under this promotion for cheaper hotels.). Go More Get …

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Apr 15

Club Carlson: 3,000 Points For A Mobile Booking

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It’s not big, but it’s something. Club Carlson is offering a one-time, 3,000 point bonus to book a stay through their mobile app. You have until the end of the year to do so and no registration is required, so there’s no rush. 3,000 Club Carlson Gold Points It’s not a well-known program, so the …

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Apr 05

Up To 30,000 American Miles To Fly To Asia

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I wanted to do a more extensive piece today, but I’m operating on sleep deprivation, so it will have to wait. For now, let’s talk about a bonus opportunity on American Airlines Earn up to 30,000 American AAdvantage Miles The promotion might be a bit on the expensive side, but it’s easy enough to earn …

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Apr 03

Club Carlson Offering Triple Points (And Then Some)

I’ve often referred to Club Carlson as “the little program that could.” Club Carlson, the owner of brands such as Radisson, Park Plaza and Country Inn & Suites, does not have the world’s best-known hotels, but they tend to make up for it with some fantastic promotions. Their second quarter promotion for 2017 is no …

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Mar 29

Hyatt Announces Second Quarter Promotion

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I’ve always felt that hotels’ promotions* were a good indicator of how business is. When promos are good, that means that the companies need to drive business. When business is good, there is no need to offer a decent promotion. Hyatt Double Points for Being You Clearly, things are going well at Hyatt because their …

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Mar 23

Hilton Brings Back Big Bonuses On Two Cards

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Yesterday, I wrote about increased sign-up bonuses on several credit cards, including a Marriott Rewards Credit card that is now offering 80,000 points. Today, we’ve got Hilton cards offering up to 100,000 points.* I’m not sure we’re quite ready yet for your first million point card, but who am I to rule it out? Just …

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Feb 15

Hilton And American Airlines Stay Bonus

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One of the unique features of the Hilton Honors plan is the ability to “double dip.”* You can earn extra points, or points and miles on your favorite airline. Hilton is upping the ante a bit to allow you to earn extra American Airlines miles. Earn Miles In Your Sleep For those who earn Points …

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Jan 31

Hilton HHonors 2K Every Day Promotion

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Hilton has announced its next promotion, which will cover the period February 1 – April 30. Called “2K Every Day,” the premise is simple. You’ll earn 2,000 points for every night that you stay during the promotion period. You earn 10 HH base points for every dollar that you spend, so the promotion may actually …

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Jan 24

Up to 6,000 Points from Club Accor

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If you are from the United States, you may never have heard the name “Club Accor,” although you’ve probably heard of at least some of its brands, which include Sofitel and Novotel. There’s a reason for that: There are under  100 Accor hotels in the US, slightly fewer than the 4,000 or so in western Europe.They are …

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