Category Archives: Choice Privileges

New 50,000 Point Bonus With AMEX Business Gold

Good news!  The sign-up bonus for the The Business Gold Rewards card from American Express has doubled!

You can now earn 50,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points after meeting minimum spending requirements.  The normal offer is for 25,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points, so this is a great deal!

It’s especially nice because getting this card will NOT hurt your chances of being approved for any Chase cards you want.

American Express Business Gold

You Can Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Air Canada to Fly to Milan, Italy. And See the Beautiful Architecture of the Duomo Like Emily Did!

I’ll share more about this offer.  And give you ideas about how to use the sign-up bonus for Big Travel!

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Earn 8,000 Points After Every 2 Stays With Choice Hotels (Enough for a Free Night)

Choice Hotels is back with another promotion, giving you the chance to rack up points.

The Choice “Stay 2 Times, Earn a Free Night” promotion is strikingly similar to its previous promotions.  You’ll earn 8,000 Choice points when you complete 2 stays at their hotels, enough for a free night at a low-category hotel.

Choice Hotels Promotions 2016

Choice Hotels Are Almost Always a Convenient Option

Let’s take a look at the promotion and decide if it’s worth taking advantage of!

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No Status Required: How to Book a Studio or Suite Every Award Stay!

I’ve shown you how to earn hotel elite status by having certain credit cards and save money with perks like free breakfast.  And if you’re lucky, get upgraded to a fancier room or suite!

But if you don’t have hotel status, there’s still a way to book suites for free with points!  You just need to know which brands to look for!

How To Book A Hotel Suite With Points Without Having Status

At Certain Brands, a Standard Award Room Is a Suite! It’s Complete With Kitchen, Living Area, and Separate Bedroom

I’ll show you where you’ll get a studio or suite as a standard award room, with no status required!

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Pointimize: A New Tool to Find Available Award Night & Flight Cost Information

It’s great when new travel tools are created to help folks with miles & points save time and avoid frustration!

There’s a new site called Pointimize, which aims to be a one-stop search tool to find available award nights across multiple hotel chains and award flights at many airlines.  The site has many other features as well!

Pointimize A New Tool To Find Available Award Night Flight Cost Information

Pointimize Could Save You Time Comparing Prices for Award Flights and Hotel Stays

The site is really new and updates and improvements are constantly being added.  But I thought I’d share my experience using the site so far, including the benefits and drawbacks.

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Family Travel: What to Look for When Booking Your Hotel

Finding the right hotel stay for your family can take a lot of time and effort.  Luckily there are a few great travel tools to help you make the decision easier!

Family Travel What To Look For When Booking Your Hotel

Traveling With the Family? Finding the Best Hotel Is Easy When You Use the Right Tools

I’ll show you how to find family-friendly hotels that can save you money and make your travels more comfortable!

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