Monthly Archives: October 2012

An Overlooked SPG/Aeroplan Promotion

As I had a string of Starwood stays last week, I was far more concerned with SPG’s Better by the Night promotion and overlooked the other promotions that were more quietly announced.  Loyalty Traveler notes another promotion, one for Aeroplan … Continue reading

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Only I Would Notice Such a Thing…

At the National Air and Space Museum, it was time for “Fond Memories with the Tulip.”

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Hyatt Regency Crystal City

As part of my short trip to Washington, my second stay was at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.

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The Club Carlson 1 for 1 Promotion

Carlson is offering a buy one, get one free night promotion for its North American Radisson hotels, limit one free night per person.  While the promotion is limited to the first 50k signups, that limit hasn’t been reached even though … Continue reading

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Routes Have Their Entrances and Exits

Yesterday, American added four new/resumed international routes to its Summer 2013 schedule: Chicago – Dusseldorf, resumes April 11, 2013 (discontinued Dec. 1995), 1x daily, operated by a 763. Dallas – Seoul, starts May 9, 2013, 1x daily, operated with a 777. … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill

For my trip to Washington D.C. last month, I took to hotel hopping, both to get the best prices and to maximize my stay amenities. As I had taken a late evening train down from New York, I arrived at … Continue reading

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Sheraton Kauai Resort

For my stay of 4 days/3 nights in Kauai, I booked the Sheraton Kauai Resort.  A bit more than a month out from arrival, I came across a $309/nt base rate (plus taxes/resort fee) for Labor Day weekend. As I … Continue reading

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American Airlines Admirals Club Honolulu

Having built too much padding into my schedule for getting to the airport, I had quite a bit of time to kill.  Luckily, I had my Priority Pass card on me (making use of it for the second time since … Continue reading

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Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach

For my trip to Hawaii this past Labor Day weekend, I flew to Kauai by my now traditional route: Honolulu.   While the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani looked “good” at $189/nt plus resort fees for a flexible rate compared to other … Continue reading

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United Alters the Deal

United has altered the terms of its unadvertised promotion (at least in the United States) for credit card spending between August and October. It looks like my British Airways and Alaska Airlines (offering 3 points per dollar on gas/groceries/drug stores/restaurants … Continue reading

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