Marriott Bonvoy points are valuable because it's possible to transfer them to over 40 different airlines! In fact, Marriott will even throw in 25% bonus points for every 60,000 Marriott Bonvoy points that you transfer to an airline. It's possible to earn Marriott Bonvoy points by staying at Marriott hotels, or by transferring points across from Amex Membership Rewards. But … [Read more...]
Hotel Loyalty Programs
Hotel Loyalty Programs is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. Many hotel chains have generous loyalty programs which reward guests for their overnight stays. We cover Accor, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and the Marriott hotel programs.
And when it comes time to leave your hotel, your hotel loyalty program may give you free access to various departure lounges at the airport!
If you have a Visa Signature or Visa Infinite credit card, you're eligible for instant Hilton Honors Gold status after just two stays at Hilton-branded hotels! This promotion is available to anyone with a Visa Signature or Visa Infinite credit card issued in the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand. Eligible Australian credit cards include the St George … [Read more...]
Looking for a fast-track to elite status with Hilton Hotels? If you already hold status with another hotel chain, you could take advantage of the Hilton Honors status match. This grants you all the benefits of Gold Hilton Honors status for 90 days, and you can also complete a challenge to easily extend or upgrade your status to Diamond until March 2021. How to get a Hilton … [Read more...]
Selected American Express cardholders can now receive complimentary Silver status with Hilton Honors, the loyalty program of Hilton Hotels. The Hilton Silver status benefit is now available with six Australian Amex cards, including the popular Explorer credit card. Here is the full list of Australian Amex cards eligible for free Hilton Honors Silver status: Amex Gold … [Read more...]
If you have elite status with any hotel loyalty program, you could be eligible for a free status match with Best Western Rewards. Best Western may not be the most exciting hotel chain, but it has coverage in many regional locations across Australia where the larger hotel brands do not. There are well over 100 Best Western hotels and motels in Australia and New Zealand alone, … [Read more...]