I've written about how to fly to Hawaii for free, but you can also use points to save lots of money on hotels. This post will cover Starwood and Marriott hotels in Hawaii. At some point I will also cover properties in Hawaii owned by other chains such as Hyatt and Hilton. SPG, Ritz-Carlton, and … Continue reading Marriott Hotels in Hawaii
How can I keep my miles and points from expiring? You do not want to let your miles and points expire. While some loyalty programs will reinstate them, you will likely have to pay a fee. Worst case scenario, you may not even have the option to pay to have points or miles reinstated. There … Continue reading Keep your miles and points from expiring!
Other Japan posts: How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too! Our Free Ritz-Carlton Stays In Japan Hyatt and Marriott are the hotel loyalty programs that I would encourage most award travel beginners to focus on first. Hyatt's global presence isn't nearly as extensive as Marriott. This isn't an issue for … Continue reading Japan Hotels: How To Book A 9 Night Stay For Less Than $400 Total [$3400 Value]
Other Japan posts: How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too! Japan Hotels: How To Book A 9 Night Stay For Less Than $400 Total [$3400 Value] Japanese Ritz-Carlton sampler We didn't really intend to book all Ritz-Carlton properties, but we had lots of Marriott points and these properties were a … Continue reading Our Free Ritz-Carlton Stays In Japan
If you're considering an award stay at a Marriott, SPG, or Ritz-Carlton property, you may want to wait until August to book New category assignments of SPG, Marriott, and Ritz properties under the new program have been released! Click here to see the full list. Click here for more details about the new program, but here … Continue reading Insane SPG, Marriott, and Ritz redemption opportunities coming soon!
Update: New category assignments of SPG, Marriott, and Ritz properties under the new program have been released! Click here to see the full list. For the past 5 years, Starwood Preferred Guest has been my favorite hotel loyalty program. In addition to great redemption opportunities for free hotel stays, the program also has great airline transfer … Continue reading Update: Overview of the new SPG and Marriott program (2018)