Category Archives: Hotels

Will Hotels Start Renting Private Residences Like Airbnb?

This could be interesting!  Hotel News Now reports Choice Hotels plans to expand their vacation rental options to more 3rd-party management companies as soon as this month (they currently have listings in 3 US destinations).

And, they’re considering person-to-person vacation rentals (like what Airbnb does) in the near future!

Will Hotels Start Renting Private Residences Like Airbnb

Choice Hotels Might Open a Platform for Person-to-Person Vacation Rentals. They’ve Already Started With Rentals From 3rd-Party Companies in 3 US Destinations

I’ll share the details.  And what this could mean for your hotel points!

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News You Can Use – $40 Off Hilton, $200 Off KLM, $15 Off Flowers, 2,000 Southwest Points With Hertz

1.   Save $40 on a $200+ Hilton Garden Inn Stay

Link:   How to Sign-Up for AMEX Offers

Via Running With Miles, there’s a new AMEX Offer to save $40 when you load the deal to your AMEX card and spend $200+ at Hilton Garden Inn hotels by April 11, 2016.

News You Can Use 40 Off Hilton 200 Off KLM 15 Off Flowers 2,000 Southwest Points With Hertz

Save $40 When You Stay at a Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, Like the Hilton Garden Inn Times Square, and Spend $200+ by April 11, 2016

This offer only applies to hotels in the US.  And you must book directly with the hotel via the website, Hilton HHonors phone app, or by calling directly, to earn the statement credit.

Enrollment is limited, so add this offer to your card if you’re interested!  Check your AMEX account for the deal, or tweet @AmexOffers including hashtag “#AmexHgi” with your synced AMEX account.

This is an easy way to save money if you have a hotel stay coming up in the next couple of months!

2.   Get $200 Back After Spending $1,000+ on KLM Flights

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What Will Happen to Your Starwood Points After the Marriott Merger?

Marriott has an upcoming merger with Starwood hotels.  And while details still aren’t clear, there are hints about what might happen to your Starwood points!

What Will Happen To Your Starwood Points After The Marriott Merger

The Marriott-Starwood Merger Is a Real Nail-Biter! I’m Hoping for the Best Outcome for the Future of Starwood Points!

I’ll share a couple of things I found so far about Marriott’s plans for Starwood!

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Won’t Last! 10 Cities Round-Trip to Europe $407 to $614

If you’re looking for a cheap paid flight to Europe, there are terrific deals today from 10 cities to several destinations across the pond!

You’ll pay as little as ~$407 to $614 for a round-trip coach flight (and some West Coast cities are included).  Sale fares are available on Aer Lingus, Jetairfly, KLM, Norwegian Air, and WOW Air, depending on the route.

These are very good prices!  So if you’re interested, book soon, because I’m not sure how long these deals will last.

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Take a Spin on the London Eye – and Get There Cheaply From Several US Cities!

I found these fares through ITA Matrix and Google Flights.  Or in 1 case, through an online travel agency (I’ll tell you where to look!).

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Last Chance! ~$56 to Stay at Almost Any IHG Hotel

Time is running out to earn an award night at almost any IHG hotel with the IHG Priceless Surprises promotion!

Entries must be postmarked by February 15, 2016 (next Monday).  For the price of stamps and envelopes, you’ll win enough IHG points to stay at nearly any IHG hotel in the world.  

Last Chance 56 To Stay At Almost Any IHG Hotel

By Entering the IHG Priceless Surprises Promotion, You Could Earn Nearly Enough IHG Points for a Stay at the Gorgeous InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa!

I’ll show you how to enter!

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What’s the Best Card for Airport Parking?

Million Mile Secrets reader, Ali, tweeted:

Which is the best credit card to use to pay for airport parking?

When you travel frequently, airport parking gets expensive!  So it’s a good idea to make sure you’re getting rewarded for your spending by paying with the right card!

What's The Best Card For Airport Parking

If You Pay for Your Parking With the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, You’ll Earn Points in My Favorite Rewards Program!

Find out why I recommend using the Chase Sapphire Preferred card to pay for parking and what other cards give you bonus points for parking expenses!

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Have a Big Expense Coming Up? Consider These Cards

Million Mile Secrets reader, Ryan, tweeted:

I’m making a $5,500 purchase soon. Which credit card should I sign-up for to get the best deal?

Great question, Ryan!

Major expenses like home improvement projects, weddings, small business purchases, and medical bills put a dent in your wallet.  You can take the sting out by using this spending to earn sign-up bonuses on credit cards for Big Travel!

Have A Big Expense Coming Up Consider These Cards

Big Purchase Coming Up? It’s a Great Time to Earn Large Sign-Up Bonuses on Cards With Hefty Minimum Spending Requirements!

Find out which cards will give you the most for your spending!

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