The Hilton Honors loyalty program will extend the status of all members until 31 March 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact members' ability to travel. Hilton already extended the status of all members for one year in March 2020. Now, it's announced that all elite members will keep their status benefits for a second year, even if they were due to be downgraded … [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!
Marriott Bonvoy has launched a brand new status match & challenge for members with existing Accor, Hilton, Hyatt or IHG status. If you currently hold status with one of these four competing hotel loyalty programs, you can now receive equivalent status with Marriott Bonvoy for 90 days at no cost. Once the status match is processed, you'll have 90 days to complete a … [Read more...]
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...]
Struggling hotels are now offering "work from hotel" day room packages to people struggling to work productively from home. If you can't get to your normal office, but you're sick of working from home, this could be perfect for you! For as little as $59 per day, you'll have your own private hotel room for an entire day of peace and quiet, helping you to work … [Read more...]
The Shangri-La Group has announced that it will extend the tier status and benefits of all Golden Circle hotel loyalty program members worldwide. Current Diamond and Jade members of Shangri-La's Golden Circle program will all have their status extended until 31 December 2021, due to the current coronavirus situation and associated travel restrictions. The updated status … [Read more...]