Hotel Promos

This page will give all the current hotel promotions at the time.

New IHG Point Break List is Live. Book an IHG Hotel for 5,000, 10,000 or 15,000 Points

An entire new list of IHG Point Break hotels are now available for reservations through November 30, 2018. Back in January, I wrote about IHG fully revamping their Point Break promotion where they introduced a three tier Point Break point structure – in the past all Point Break properties cost just 5,000 points a night, but now they are…

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Marriott’s New “Non-Mega” MegaBonus Promotion

The first MegaBonus promotion after the Marriott/Starwood merger is here, but unfortunately there is nothing “mega” about it. This promotion runs September 26 through January 31, 2019, but you must register by January 7, 2019. There are two different ways to earn points with this promotion: Earn 2,000 bonus points on all stays of two or more nights…

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Do Not Overlook This Promotion – Purchase Choice Points with a 40% Bonus

Choice Hotels is running a promotion where if you purchase their points you’ll receive a 40% bonus. But it ends TODAY, September 13, 2018. This is an amazing deal for those looking to stay at a Choice hotel as you actually might find that it is cheaper to purchase points to redeem for a “free” night…

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Should You Go For Marriott Platinum Premier Status? It is Actually Worth It?

Last month, Marriott introduced a new lifetime status level – Platinum Premier Elite. While you’ll be able to earn this status on a yearly basis, this is the only year where you’ll actually be able to earn this top tier status for life. Since you have to earn this status by the time the ball…

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Marriott’s Lifetime Calculations Might Be Correct

Last week I reported that Marriott went ahead and changed members lifetime status numbers overnight. What your account shows in regards to lifetime nights might be significantly different today then what it showed a week ago. When I initially merged my two accounts, my new account showed me that I had 954 lifetime nights combined. I…

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Best Credit Card to Maximize Your Marriott and Starwood Points

With the recent Marriott and Starwood merger, many readers are wondering which credit card to use on everyday spend to maximize their Marriott and Starwood points. Now with so many Starwood/Marriott/Ritz-Carlton credit cards, it is hard to figure out which one will be best for you depending on your everyday spend. There are actually even…

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Marriott Changing Lifetime Status Numbers Overnight

The Marriott and Starwood merger has been pretty much a disaster. The two programs combined on August 18th and still almost three weeks later, information is still not accurate. It also looks like Marriott did some sort of adjustment overnight last night and now numbers towards Lifetime status are very different then what they were…

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