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New JW Marriott Amex Offer… Spend $200, Get a $40 Statement Credit

A new Amex Offer just appeared this morning where if you spend $200 at a JW Marriott hotel, you’ll receive a $40 statement credit. Or, if you have an American Express Membership Rewards earning card, you might see an offer for 4,000 points instead. While this is a targeted offer, I can see it on…

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Details on Marriott and Starwood’s New Promotion

Marriott and Starwood just announced their next promotion, but unfortunately it is nothing to write home about. And actually, it might be one of their worst promotions. Staring on your third night, you’ll earn: Starwood: Earn 250 bonus points per night, up to 12,000 bonus points Marriott: Earn 750 bonus points per night, up to 36,000 bonus points…

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35% Bonus for Transferring Hotel Points to British Airways Avios Points

If you are looking to earn some British Airways Avios points, you can currently transfer points from many hotel programs to Avios and receive a 35% bonus. This promotion is valid for transfers through March 31, 2018. Partner hotels include: Club Carlson, Hilton Honors, Hyatt, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Rewards and Shangri-La Golden Circle. Typically, transferring hotel points…

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Make Your Starwood and Marriott Reservations Now! Many Hotels Moving UP a Category Tomorrow

About a month ago, both Marriott and Starwood announced that their annual category changes would be taking place on March 6. While this is a common practice with hotel chains year after year, this year seems to be very unfavorable on the travelers side. Unfortunately many more hotels are moving up a category then down.…

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A Silver Lining to the Marriott Re-categorization – Some New Category 5 Properties

Last week I wrote about some major changes with Marriott’s annual re-categorization of hotel properties. Unfortunately, way more properties are going up a category then go down and the changes are overall negative. Surprise, surprise! While we can all dwell on the negative changes, I am trying to look at the silver lining here. There…

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