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11/3/2016
Several AMEX Offers are being targeted to card members now, and there are some better travel-related offes than I've seen for awhile. Generally, at least for my AMEX cards, the past few months have had pretty abysmal offers, for retailers...
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7/23/2016
  Earn 6X ThankYou Points for Hilton Stays Through 10/31/16 if Your Citi ThankYou Premier is targeted for this offer. The copy of what I received by email yesterday is above. So to summarize the offer details: Must receive the...
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5/17/2016
Which Travel Credit Card for American Airlines Flights and Other Business Travel? TravelSort reader Lauren comments on the Best Travel Credit Cards page "I fly 3-5 times a month, typically with American Airlines for business. While we can collect flyer miles,...
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6/15/2015
  This Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel Review is part of a trip report including luxury resorts in Asia and the Maldives, such as Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and Amantaka, as well as Etihad First Class and Emirates First Class.  For the...
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5/12/2015
  This Review of the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in a Beach Villa is part of a trip report including luxury resorts in the Maldives, such as Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru and Soneva Fushi, as well as Etihad First Class and Business...
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4/10/2015
  Staying at a Hotel with a Rate Change During the Stay? Sometimes the rate for all nights will be at the higher rate, based on your first night, even though if you booked the nights (or a subset of...
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4/15/2014
  This Conrad Koh Samui review is part of a trip report, also to be posted on Flyertalk, including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For...
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4/27/2013
  As I mentioned in Hilton AXON Awards for New Category 7 Bookable Through June 14, AMEX cardholders can still book Hilton AXON awards but only for the new Category 5-7 hotels (that is, the hotels that are now in...
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4/18/2013
The Hilton HHonors Massive Devaluation took effect March 28, but it's actually still possible to book AXON Awards through June 14, although unfortunately only for lower level properties due to the devaluation.  There will still be AXON awards, but starting...
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3/13/2013
  A TravelSort reader writes "I have a Hilton HHonors AMEX and am trying to decide whether to book an AXON or GLON award for either a Category 7 property such as the Conrad Maldives or a Category 6 hotel...
Square_missing_hilton_hhonors_bonus_points
3/9/2013
  As you know, the Hilton HHonors Devaluation is on March 28, so I've been working to get my HHonors points to post before then. American Express had kindly agreed to expedite my bonus points (as is typical, just the...
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3/1/2013
    The Hilton HHonors devaluation is later this month, on March 28, so lots of folks are busy burning their stashes of Hilton HHonors points. But if you don't yet have enough HHonors points for an AXON or GLON...
Square_hotel_devaluations_faq_and_strategy-conrad_maldives
2/22/2013
  With the recent hotel award chart devaluations from Hilton, Starwood, Marriott, Priority Club and Wyndham, I've been getting quite a few emails about what the changes are, the timeline, future hotel booking strategy, etc. Everyone will have a slightly...
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2/20/2013
  Hilton HHonors has announced a massive devaluation that will take effect on March 28, 2013. How bad is it? Well, as an example, the only Hilton hotel I have any interest in staying at, the Conrad Koh Samui, is...
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2/17/2013
  What do you do if you have a confirmed reservation for a suite and a hotel downgrades you? This is exactly what happened with my inlaws, who are visiting us this weekend and staying at a nearby Marriott. Since...
Square_is_mid-tier_hotel_elite_status_worth_it
12/28/2012
  Is mid-tier hotel elite status worth it? Back in 2011 Ben compared hotel chains' mid-tier elite benefits, but there have been some changes to what you get and how you can earn status, so I'd like to share my perspective....
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12/4/2012
  Hotel credit cards would seem to be easy, at least for frequent business travelers—just pick the chains you normally stay at most frequently and get the hotel credit card so you earn additional points and perhaps attain elite status...
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2/5/2013
  Ehtesham writes "...Have you written on how to maximize Hilton bonuses with credit cards? I don't remember seeing anywhere but I may be wrong. I would love to hear your perspective on what to apply for cards in which...
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6/16/2012
  Orlando truly has something for everyone. For kids big and small, Walt Disney World, with its magical atmosphere and four theme parks--Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom, the Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios--is practically synonymous with Orlando, despite the many other...
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11/11/2011
Maui is often the favorite island of many mainlanders (yes, that's how Hawaiians refer to residents of the contiguous 48 states). And it does have some wonderful beaches, great snorkeling on Molokini, a dormant volcano to catch a spectacular sunrise...
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