One of the few times I’ve been charged a resort fee and I felt like it was justified.. (looking at you Las Vegas). Make sure to put the Marriott Beach Resort Wailea on the top of your Maui list, especially if you have Marriott or SPG points. Paradise Maui truly is everything your friends […]Read more "Marriott Beach Resort Wailea – Maui, Hawaii – Stay for Only 13,333 SPG Points per Night"
Getting excited over a category 1 SPG property may seem rather silly, but color me impressed. We stayed one night at the Sheraton Ambassador Monterrey hotel in downtown and would certainly do it again. Location Centrally located in downtown, you are just a few minutes walk to the Macroplaza. There you will find a Neptune […]Read more "Sheraton Ambassador Monterrey – The Best Category 1 Sheraton Property Yet"
I love Catalina Island, I’ve been twice in the last eight years and I wouldn’t hesitate to go back. A 45 minute high-speed ferry from Newport Beach will run you $75~ round-trip. That sounds like a lot but consider the savings of not renting a car or paying to park once you arrive. New hotel […]Read more "New Hotel Option For Redeeming Points on Catalina Island, CA"
Every quarter our friends over at IHG release a narrow list of properties called PointBreaks. The beauty is that these hotels can be booked for just 5,000 IHG points per night. The standard rate for many of these hotels is typically 15,000-25,000 per night. The list is not live yet, but check back HERE often […]Read more "New List of IHG PointBreaks Hotels That Can be Booked for Just 5,000 Points Per Night! – Some Hotels Sell Out Quickly"
Not to be outdone by American Express, Chase and Marriott have put together a very nice bonus. You’ll earn 100,000 Marriott points after spending $5,000 in 90 days. Direct Link to offer The Scoop: This is the highest the bonus we’ve seen on this card in some time. What makes it sweeter is the fact […]Read more "Chase Marriott Hotels Credit Card Bonus – 100,000 Points"
Our stay at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel was spectacular. The only thing that made it better was that we paid nothing to stay here. It’s a cat. 5 Being a category 5 Marriott property which also happens to be a five-star hotel, that certainly makes for a great award or free night certificate redemption. In […]Read more "Review – Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel – 5 Star Marriott – Category 5"
I ran a post last week talking about the best use of airline miles if you are running short on miles. There are flight options for as little as 5,000 miles one-way. (with Delta, for example) Fortunately, IHG has a PointBreaks promotion that allows you to book free nights at just 5,000 points through April […]Read more "You’ll Need Only 5,000 Points Per Night for These IHG PointBreaks Hotels"