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News You Can Use – 1,000 Hilton Points and More!

1.   Complete 2 Surveys, Get 1,000 Hilton Points

When you join e-Rewards and complete 2 surveys in 90 days you’ll get 1,000 Hilton points.  These surveys take a long time to complete, so I usually don’t do them!

News You Can Use 1,000 Hilton Points And More

Get 1,000 Hilton Points After Completing 2 Surveys

There’s no cost to join e-Rewards and you can earn points for answering surveys. Continue reading

Hilton Drops Same Day Cancellation Policy

Via Loyalty Traveler, starting January 1, 2015, you will no longer be able to cancel a Hilton hotel reservation on the same day as your arrival.

Hilton Drops Same Day Cancellation Policy

Beginning January 1, 2015, You’ll Pay a Penalty If You Don’t Cancel the Day Before Arrival When You Stay at Hilton Hotels, Like the Hilton Bentley Miami South Beach

You have to cancel by 11:59 pm (local hotel time) the day before to avoid a cancellation policy.  But some hotels may have more restrictive cancellation policies.  This means that you may have to cancel much before 11:59 pm the day before you arrive. Continue reading

~33% Bonus When You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Hilton Hotels

Do you need some extra Hilton points to top-off an account for an award stay?

Until January 8, 2015, you can get a ~33% bonus when you transfer Citi ThankYou points to Hilton.

Normally, points transfer at a ratio of 1,000 ThankYou points to 1,500 Hilton points.  But with this deal, you’ll get 2,000 Hilton points for every 1,000 Citi ThankYou points you transfer, or a 2:1 ratio.

33 Bonus When You Transfer Citi ThankYou Points To Hilton Hotels

Need More Hilton Points? You Could Transfer Citi ThankYou Points and Get a 100% Bonus

Is this a better deal than transferring ThankYou points to other travel partners?  Let’s find out.

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Better Bonus (30,000 Points or $300) for Citi ThankYou Preferred Card!

There’s now a better offer available for the Citi ThankYou Preferred card.  You’ll get 30,000 points (worth $300 in gift cards) after you spend $2,000 in the 1st 4 months.

Normally, the sign-up bonus for this card is 20,000 ($200) points after you spend $1,500 in the 1st 3 months.

Better Offer For Citi ThankYou Preferred Card 30,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

You’ll Get a Sign-Up Bonus of 30,000 Points With the Citi ThankYou Preferred Card

The sign-up bonus for the Citi ThankYou Preferred card has been as high as 40,000 points in the past.  So while this is a good offer, it’s not the best deal I’ve seen for this card.

I’ll show you how you can combine this card offer with other Citi ThankYou cards to get Big Travel!

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Introduction to Hotel Best Rate Guarantees

Have you ever booked a hotel room and realized later that you could have gotten a better price elsewhere?

Did you know that most major hotel chains guarantee that you’ll find the lowest price for a room on their website?  And if you find a lower rate somewhere else, they’ll match or beat the price (and sometimes give you other goodies, like a free night!).

Introduction To Hotel Best Rate Guarantees

Most Hotel Chains Guarantee They’ve Got the Best Price

I’ll be writing about each chain in depth individually, but for now, here’s a summary of the major chains’ Best Rate Guarantee policies.

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