Category: Hotels

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Hotel pool in the evening.

Finally, a World of Hyatt Promo worth using

Hyatt has just announced their most recent points promotion. The full terms and conditions of the promotion are as follows: The basics of the promotion are as follows: Members receive either 500 or 1,000 points per qualifying night for stays between February 15 and May 15, 2018, depending on the property at which you stay. Hyatt ...

My experience trying for an upgrade — UNSUCCESSFUL

Last week I wrote about the things I look for when booking a hotel (for personal travel). Out of all the things that hotels offer on the surface, there is so much more if you dig a bit deeper. Being a classic millenial, I think that I deserve the finer things in life — and what that ...

Connecting SPG and Marriott accounts, and transferring points between them

Quickly transfer Marriott Rewards Points and SPG Starpoints back and forth between both programs.

What I look for when booking a hotel?

What are the top factors to consider when booking a hotel?

Delta Resort Victoria, British Columbia

Marriott and United are on my s*it list right now

One of the best travel programs out there right now is RewardsPlus — the joint venture between United and Marriott that allow their elite members to enjoy benefits across both programs. The basics of the program are: If you are a Marriott Rewards Platinum member, you get complimentary United MileagePlus Premier Silver.  If you are ...

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Hotel pool in the evening.

When to buy award flights vs. when to pay cash?

Struggling to determine if you should pay cash, or use points to book a flight or hotel? Based on numbers, break down the best time to redeem or pay.

3 strategies to top level elite status

Wanting to travel with elite-like perks? Learn about some lesser-known strategies on achieving elite status with very little travel.