Category Archives: Best Western

Earn $10 or $20 Travel Card per NIGHT With This New Hotel Promotion!

If you’re planning a road trip, family reunion, or prefer budget-friendly hotels, there’s a great new promotion for summer travel from Best Western!

Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you’ll earn a $10 Best Western travel card for each eligible night you stay at Best Western hotels from May 22, 2017, to September 4, 2017.

And the deal is even sweeter for folks with a AAA or CAA membership.  They’ll earn a $20 Best Western travel card for each eligible night they stay in the same timeframe.

This is an excellent deal, because previous promotions would award a bonus based on stays, not nights.  But you must register before you stay to earn a travel card.

Best Western Summer 2017 Promotion

Best Western Hotels Are Ideal for Families, Road-Trippers, and Folks on a Budget, Because Everyone Gets Free Breakfast!

I’ll explain the details and help you decide if it’s worth switching paid stays to Best Western!

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Earn Bonus Hilton Points With Your AMEX Platinum Card!

Good news!  Via Points, Miles & Martinis, folks with the personal or business AMEX Platinum card can earn 7,500 bonus Hilton points when they stay 2+ nights at nearly any Hilton hotel.

To earn the bonus, you must register for the promotion and complete your qualifying stay by August 7, 2017.  Plus, you need to pay with your AMEX Platinum card.

Hilton AMEX Platinum Promotion

Pay for Your Next Hilton Stay of 2+ Nights With Your AMEX Platinum and Earn 7,500 Bonus Hilton Points

I’ll share the details of this offer.  And show you how you can take advantage of this great deal.

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This New Hotel Promotion Sounds Familiar!

Choice Hotels has released their new promotion for stays between May 11 and July 31, 2017.  And it’s similar to their last promotion.

You’ll earn 8,000 Choice points after 2 stays, enough for a free night at low-category hotels.  But now you can redeem those points for a $50 gift card to select merchants, like Amazon and Chili’s!

Choice Hotel Promotion Summer 2017

You Can Use Choice Points to Stay at Both Economical Hotels and Luxury Resorts

I’ll give you the details about this deal.

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Earn 1,000 American Airlines Miles per Stay at These Hotels

Via Running With Miles, you can earn up to 1,000 American Airlines miles per Best Western stay through July 2, 2017.

This could be a great deal, depending on your situation!  And the price of Best Western hotels along your travels.

Earn 1000 American Airlines Miles Per Stay At These Hotels

Staying at Best Western Hotels Will Help You Reach Your Award Flight Faster!

I’ll tell you what you need to know about this promotion!

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25% Transfer Bonus for Converting Hotel Points to Airline Miles

Via One Mile at a Time, you can convert hotel points from 9 hotel programs to American Airlines and receive a 25% bonus through June 15, 2017.

I usually do NOT recommend transferring hotel points to airlines, because you’ll get much less value per point.  But there are some situations where it makes sense!

25 Transfer Bonus For Converting Hotel Points To Airline Miles

Convert Hotel Points to American Airlines Miles by June 15, 2017, and Get a 25% Bonus

I’ll help you decide if this promotion is a good idea.

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Save Time & Money With Costco Travel Part 1: Introduction

Did you know Costco members can save money booking car rentals, vacation packages, and cruises?

The Costco Travel program can be a great option for folks who book paid travel instead of redeeming miles & points.  Because you might save lots of money compared to booking through an online travel agency like OrbitzExpedia, or Priceline.

For example, team members Jasmin and Harlan each booked week-long car rentals through Costco Travel and saved $100 off the prices shown on other sites.  And you can potentially save much more or get extra perks with other travel packages!

Is Costco Travel A Good Deal

Planning a Cruise? Costco Members Might Save Money or Get Extra Perks Booking Through Costco Travel

I’ll share details about the Costco Travel program.  And explain why some folks might benefit from booking a trip with the warehouse club!

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Limited Time: More Ways to Earn Bonus SAS Points!

I recently let you know about the very profitable Hertz SAS promotion, as well as some disappointing new restrictions.

Now, via Frequent Miler, there are 2 more ways to earn bonus SAS miles!  Both Avis and Best Western are giving bonus miles away.  And one of these promotions can be even better than the current Hertz SAS promotion!

Limited Time More Ways To Earn Bonus SAS Points

Avis Upgraded Me to This Mustang During My San Francisco Trip!

I’ll tell you about these other deals, and remind you what you can do with SAS miles!

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Daily Getaways 2017 Preview! Save on Rental Cars, Hotels, Amusement Parks, & More

A few weeks ago, I told you about the upcoming Daily Getaways promotion.

Via One Mile at a Time, we now have a preview of what to expect from the 2017 Daily Getaways!  You’ll have the chance to save on hotels, car rentals, amusement parks, and more!

Daily Getaways is a 5 week long promotion offered every year by the US Travel Association.  And they’ve released a preview of the first 2 weeks.

Daily Getaways Preview 2017

Daily Getaways Can Sell Out Quickly, So Take a Look to See If Any Interest You Before They Sell Out

I’ll share what we know about the deals, and let you know if they’re worth it.

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National Parks Family Road Trip: Part 4 – Highlights of Zion & Bryce Canyon

If you’re planning a trip to Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks, you’ll want to read this post!

Million Mile Secrets team member Meghan recently returned from a 2,500+ mile road trip through some of the top National Parks in the US.  I’ll let her tell you about it!

Meghan:  Thank you Daraius!  My husband and I love adventure, and with a new(ish!) baby in tow, we decided it would be a great idea to take a road trip to fantastic National Parks like Yosemite, Death ValleyRed Rock Canyon, Zion, and Bryce Canyon.  Especially because our daughter is still light enough to carry in a backpack. 😉

Brice Canyon Lodge

We Were Lucky to Have Great Weather During Our Time in Zion National Park. The Temperature in Mid-October Was Perfect for Hiking!

I’ll share the highlights of our trip to Zion and Bryce Canyon.  And tips for planning your own trip to these awesome destinations!

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Why This Obscure 30% Transfer Bonus = Big Travel

Update:   Cathay Pacific has extended the transfer bonus until February 28, 2017!

In this post, Million Mile Secrets contributor Andy digs into the limited-time 30% transfer bonus from hotel points to Cathay Pacific!

Andy:  Through December 31, 2016, Cathay Pacific is offering a 30% bonus for converting your hotel points to Asia Miles, their frequent flyer program.

Asia Miles is a unique and almost too-good-to-be-true program.  If you have only used US frequent flyer programs until now, you’ll be pleased to learn about its relaxed routing rules that allow backtracking and up to 5 free stopovers on one award ticket.

This 30% hotel transfer bonus is a great chance to stock up on Asia Miles.

Here are 2 examples of Big Travel:

  • 72,000 Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific miles) round-trip in Premium Economy from the West Coast to Hong Kong
  • 80,000 Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific miles) round-trip in Business Class from the East Coast to Europe

See my other posts about stretching your Cathay Pacific miles with 5 free stopovers & 2 open jaws on Cathay Pacific award flights.  And secret ways to book Cathay Pacific award flights.

Why This Obscure 30 Transfer Bonus Big Travel

Visit Vibrant and Dynamic Hong Kong From the West Coast for Only 72,000 Cathay Pacific Miles in Premium Economy Round-Trip

I’ll show you when transferring points is a good idea and help you decide if Asia Miles is a good program for you.
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