Category Archives: Hotels

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

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Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for letting me know about their recent Barclays card applications.

I’ve written about Barclays becoming much stricter about approving folks for more than 1 or 2 credit cards per year.  And some readers have had existing accounts closed down when they’ve called the Barclays reconsideration line to ask for approval.

Why You Should Choose Your Barclays Cards Wisely

You Might Only Get Approved for 1 or 2 Barclays Cards

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Why and How to Transfer Hotel Points Between Accounts

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There are several reasons to transfer hotel points from your account to a partner or family member’s account.

Why And How To Transfer Hotel Points Between Accounts

We Used Points at the Park Hyatt Milan

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Get a $50 Gift Card After 2 Stays at Best Western

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You can get a $50 gift card when you stay 2 times at any Best Western hotel by May 18, 2014.

The $50 Best Western gift card is good at any Best Western hotel through September 1, 2014.

Get A $50 Gift Card After 2 Stays At Best Western

The Best Western Gift Card Expires September 1, 2014

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Finally a Change That Won’t Cost You More! 100 IHG Hotels Will Cost Fewer Points From April 15, 2014

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From April 15, 2014, 100 IHG Hotels will cost you 5,000 fewer points.  And IHG says that they won’t increase points for hotel stays for the rest of 2014.

HolidayInnPhuket

This Holiday Inn in Phuket, Thailand Will Soon Cost You Less!

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Get Hilton or IHG Hotel Points With Your Next Meal

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There’s a simple way to earn hotel points for a fun activity you’d be doing anyway.  We’ve seen how to earn airline miles for dining.  Today, let’s see if you can earn hotel points!

  • Sign-up for the free Rewards Network
  • Enter your credit card information
  • Automatically get points in your Hilton or IHG account when using your card at 1 of their ~10,000 restaurants, pubs, and clubs
Get Hilton Or IHG Hotel Points With Your Next Meal

What Would You Like for Dessert…Hilton or IHG Hotel Points?

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