Category Archives: Hotels

Reminder: Only 3 Days Left to Book Club Carlson Free Night Award Stays!

This weekend is your last chance to book Club Carlson award stays and get the last night free if you have the US Bank Club Carlson Premier Rewards card.

That’s because the changes to Club Carlson’s award program take effect Monday, June 1, 2015.  Even if you don’t have the card, it’s worth looking into award stays now, because on the same date, some Club Carlson hotel award nights will cost more points.

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Club Carlson Cardholders Should Book Award Stays by Sunday to Save Points!

Even if you’re not sure of your travel plans, you should still book now.  As long as you meet the hotel’s cancellation policy, you can get your points back if your plans change.

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 3 – Our Room at the InterContinental Hong Kong

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the MaldivesIndia, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Hong Kong Intercontinental

Find Out What the Rooms Are Like at the InterContinental Hong Kong!

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 2 – InterContinental Hong Kong – Hotel Overview

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the MaldivesIndia, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Intercontinental Hong Kong

If You’re Looking for a Place to Stay, the InterContinental Hong Kong Is a Terrific Option!

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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News You Can Use – Save at Starwood Hotels, $20 Off Visa Gift Cards, $5 Off Uber, & More!

1.   Buy 2 Nights, Get the 3rd Night Free With Starwood Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

You’ll get the 3rd night free when you use your MasterCard to book participating Starwood hotels in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.  There’s no end date listed for this promotion, so I’m NOT sure how long it will last.

This also works for longer stays:

  • Buy 3 nights, get 1 night free (valid for 4-night stays only)
  • Buy 4 nights, get 2 nights free (valid for 6-night stays only)
News You Can Use Save At Starwood Hotels 20 Off Visa Gift Cards 5 Off Uber More

Get Your 3rd Night Free When You Use Your MasterCard to Book Certain Starwood Hotels!

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A Stopover in Vibrant Hong Kong: Part 1 – Introduction & Planning

Daraius and I took my parents on an around-the-world trip to the Maldives, India, and Hong Kong.  My step-dad, Mark, had never been outside the US, and my mom had only been to India.

We had a free stopover in Hong Kong with our Cathay Pacific flight back to the US.

Daraius and I thought it would be a great experience for them to see Hong Kong because it’s such a dynamic city!  It’s also very different from both India and the Maldives.

Miles Points To Hong Kong

My Parents Were Looking Forward to Exploring Hong Kong!

We only spent a few days in Hong Kong during this trip.  So if you want more details about sights, shopping, and restaurants, check out the trip report from our longer stay in Hong Kong in December 2013.

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