Category Archives: Ritz-Carlton

Southwest’s New Destinations – Where to Stay Using Points in Central America

Update:   Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for pointing out that many folks don’t stay right in San Jose or Belize City.  Emily and I haven’t been to these destinations, so it’s helpful when our readers add their experiences!  We hope these guides can save folks time when searching for hotels, and that our readers continue sharing their feedback and advice.

In response to the news that Southwest will start flying to Belize, Million Mile Secrets reader Julianna commented:

Someone should do a post on points and rewards hotels in Belize…just sayin’.

I’m taking this a step further and checking out which hotels are available using points in all of Southwest’s new international destinations!

We’ll continue by looking at Southwest’s new destinations in Central America:

  • Belize (Belize City) (Starting June 2015)
  • Costa Rica (San Jose) (Starting March 2015)
Southwest's New Destinations Where To Stay Using Points In Central America

Want to See the Mayan Ruins in Belize? Southwest Will Take You There Starting June 2015

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Southwest’s New Destinations – Where to Stay Using Points in the Caribbean

Update:   Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for sharing their thoughts about hotels in the Caribbean.  Emily and I haven’t been to many of these destinations, so it’s helpful when our readers add their experiences!  We hope these guides can save folks time when searching for hotels, and that our readers continue sharing their feedback and advice.

In response to the news that Southwest will start flying to Belize, Million Mile Secrets reader Julianna commented:

Someone should do a post on points and rewards hotels in Belize…just sayin’.

I’m taking this a step further and checking out which hotels are available using points in all of Southwest’s new international destinations!

We’ll continue by looking at Southwest’s new destinations in the Caribbean:

  • Aruba (Oranjestad)
  • Bahamas (Nassau)
  • Dominican Republic (Punta Cana)
  • Jamaica (Montego Bay)
  • Puerto Rico (San Juan)
Southwest's New Destinations Where To Stay Using Points In The Caribbean

Flying Southwest to the Caribbean and Not Sure Where to Stay? I’ll Help!

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News You Can Use – Discounted Coach Awards to Hong Kong, 25% Off Club Carlson, and More!

1.   Discounted Coach Awards to Hong Kong

Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses, you can get a 20% discount on coach award tickets from the US and Canada to Hong Kong booked by February 1, 2015.

But you can only fly Mondays through Fridays from March 2, 2015, to April 20, 2015.

News You Can Use Discounted Coach Awards To Hong Kong 25 Off Club Carlson And More

Save 20% on Coach Awards to Hong Kong

2.   Save 25% on Club Carlson Stays

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Southwest’s New Destinations – Where to Stay Using Points in Mexico

Update:   Thanks to Million Mile Secrets readers for sharing their thoughts about hotels in Mexico.  Emily and I haven’t been to many of these destinations, so it’s helpful when our readers add their experiences!  We hope these guides can save folks time when searching for hotels, and that our readers continue sharing their feedback and advice.

In response to the news that Southwest will start flying to Belize, Million Mile Secrets reader Julianna commented:

Someone should do a post on points and rewards hotels in Belize…just sayin’.

I’m taking this a step further and checking out which hotels are available using points in all of Southwest’s new international destinations!

Let’s start by looking at Southwest’s new destinations in Mexico:

  • Cancun
  • Mexico City
  • San Jose del Cabo (Los Cabos)
  • Puerto Vallarta (starting June 2015)
Southwest's New Destinations Where To Stay Using Points In Mexico

Planning a Trip to Mexico on Southwest? I’ll Show You Where to Stay!

In some cities you’ll have lots of choices, and in others just a few.  I’ll explain!

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Goodbye 2014!

2014 was full of big surprises.  And I’m sure 2015 will be too!  But Million Mile Secrets readers are always prepared for new ways to get Big Travel with Small Money!

Here are the biggest, most unexpected, and unlikely twists we all experienced in 2014.  Maybe there’s something you missed that will help you in 2015! 

Emily and I would like to wish all our readers (even the angry one who called me a murderer!) a safe, happy, and prosperous New Year in 2015!  May it be full of travel and adventure for you and your loved ones!

Best Of Million Mile Secrets A Year In Review

Let’s Take a Look Back at All the Miles We Traveled & the Points We Scored!

And we’d like to thank you for a wonderful 2014.  We wouldn’t be here without your support, comments, and enthusiasm for miles and points

A safe, happy, and prosperous New Year to all in 2015!  May it be full of travel and adventure for you and your loved ones!

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