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
Note: Some offers mentioned in this post are no longer available. Click here for an updated list of current credit card sign up bonuses. Since I often receive questions about the amount of miles that the AAdvantage program charges for some American Airlines award tickets, I thought that I should explain how American Airlines AAdvantage … Continue reading What You Need to Know When Booking American Airlines Award Tickets
I stopped using my SPG Amex card for everyday spending due to some changes as a result of the SPG/Marriott merger. Long story short, you now earn 33% less for the same amount of spending. Click here for more details. I'll explain it in a little more detail at the end of the post if … Continue reading Earn 4 Points Per Dollar With This New SPG Amex Promo
In case you haven't noticed, we're kind of obsessed with Hawaii. Although plane tickets can be pricey and award ticket availability can be a challenge, I've learned the best ways to book Hawaii on points and miles and now I'm going to share. Here's the interesting thing: most options on this list involve flying on one of the … Continue reading Best Ways to Book Hawaii on Points and Miles
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!
The Starwood, Marriott, and Ritz-Carlton programs will be combined into one program on August 1, 2018. I wanted to expand on one of the changes mentioned in my post about what we know so far. My favorite credit card is devaluing in August Starwood Preferred Guest has been my favorite hotel loyalty program since the beginning … Continue reading My favorite credit card is devaluing in August