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!
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...]
World of Hyatt has confirmed that it will extend the tier status of Discoverist, Explorist and Globalist members that live in Australia or New Zealand until 2022. The loyalty program of Hyatt hotels announced that it is extending the elite status and benefits of members that reside in the Asia Pacific region, due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. A Hyatt spokesperson … [Read more...]
PointBreaks promotions have been a staple feature of the IHG Rewards Club loyalty program for years. Every three months, IHG Rewards Club would release a new list of worldwide hotels that were available to book at discounted rates starting at 5,000 points per night. Sadly, IHG Rewards Club has discontinued the PointBreaks promotions from this month. No notice was provided … [Read more...]