Category Archives: Ritz-Carlton

Do Chase’s Stricter Approval Rules Now Apply to All of Their Cards?

Last year, Chase stopped approving many folks for some of their cards, like the Freedom and Sapphire Preferred, if they’d opened ~5 or more credit cards (from any bank) in the past 24 months.

Via Doctor of Credit and Reddit, these stricter rules now apply to more of their cards.

Do Chase's Stricter Approval Rules Now Apply To All Of Their Cards

If You’ve Opened 5+ New Credit Cards in the Last 24 Months, You’ll Find It Tougher to Be Approved for Certain Chase Cards

While there’s no official word from Chase about this change, I’ll share what I know and what this means for you.

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10 Hotel Chain Promotions to Earn Points & Save Money!

Planning a trip soon?  Check out my list of the current hotel promotions to earn bonus points and save money!

10 Hotel Chain Promotions To Earn Points Save Money

With IHG’s Share Forever Promotion, You Can Earn Bonus IHG Points to Use at IHG Hotels Around the World. Like the Beautiful InterContinental in Bali, Indonesia!

Lets look at the deals hotels are offering right now!

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Hotel Cards With the Best Ongoing Perks

Want a free hotel night, hotel points, or reimbursed travel fees each year?  There are lots of hotel credit cards with great sign-up bonuses.  And many of them are worth keeping for their excellent ongoing benefits!

Hotel Cards With The Best Ongoing Perks

Get a Free Night at the InterContinental Presidente Cozumel Resort Spa (or ANY other IHG Hotel Each Year) When You Have the Chase IHG Card!

Let’s look at how they rank!

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New Ritz-Carlton Promotion: Earn Up to 100,000 Points (Targeted)

Great news for folks want to stay at Ritz-Carlton hotels this summer.  See if you’ve been targeted by registering now for the new Ritz-Carlton Rewards promotion to earn up to 100,000 bonus Ritz-Carlton points!

Even better, folks with the Chase Ritz-Carlton card can earn up to 20,000 more points for their stays!

New Ritz Carlton Promotion Earn Up To 100,000 Points Targeted

Earn Enough Points With This Promotion for a Free Night at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Which Costs 70,000 Ritz-Carlton Points per Night!

I’ll share the details!

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News You Can Use – Marriott Adds Perks, New Promos for Hilton, Wyndham, Club Carlson

1.   Marriott Adds Late Check-Out

Marriott announced new membership benefits including:

  • The Experiences Marketplace
  • Elite Concierge Service
  • Guaranteed Late Check-Out

The Experiences Marketplace will be available to all Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Rewards members in late May 2016.  You’ll be able to use your points for things like Broadway shows, cooking lessons, and even to hang out with your favorite sports team!

News You Can Use Marriott Adds Perks New Promos For Hilton Wyndham Club Carlson

Marriott Rewards Elite Members Can Get a Dedicated Concierge During Their Stay

The Elite Concierge Service will at first be available ONLY to a select group of Marriott Rewards Elite members but will be expanded.  You’ll get a dedicated concierge to help with anything you need during your stay, like on-site restaurant reservations, spa appointments, and special requests.

The Guaranteed Late Check-Out perk will be available to Marriott Rewards and Ritz-Carlton Rewards Gold & Platinum Elite members starting May 16, 2016.  You’ll be able to check-out as late as 4:00 pm at participating hotels

But you must request late check-out.  And it is NOT available at Marriott Resort Hotels, convention hotels, or Marriott Vacation Club hotels.

And don’t forget about the increased sign-bonus for the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier card.  You can earn 80,000 Marriott points when you complete the minimum spending.

2.   $100 in Wyndham Gift Cards, $10 Off Admission to Six Flags

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