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!
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!
Posted in Airbnb, Airlines, Barclays, Barclays Arrival, Choice Privileges, Credit Cards, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Membership Rewards, Southwest, Travel Technology, Travel Tips
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.
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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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!
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!
Posted in Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Express, AMEX Starwood (SPG), Beginner Tips, Chase, Credit Cards, Credit Cards, Hotel Award Booking, Hotels, Marriott, Starwood (SPG), Ultimate Rewards
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.
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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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.
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!
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!
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!
Posted in Airlines, Barclays, Barclays Arrival, Chase, Chase Freedom, Chase Sapphire Preferred, Citi Thank You Premier, Citibank, Credit Cards, Hotels, Hyatt, Reader Requests, United Airlines
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!
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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