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April 13, 2020
An In-Depth Guide to All 29 Marriott Hotel Brands

Now that Marriott has merged with SPG and Ritz-Carlton, there are 32 Marriott hotel brands across the world representing more than 6,700 properties. You'll notice that the Marriott portfolio is geared more toward upscale and luxury properties than budget-friendly hotels, although there is a full spectrum of properties to choose from. And when it comes […]

April 13, 2020
Marriott Bonvoy FAQ: All Your Questions Answered in One Place

Have questions about getting started, earning or redeeming Marriott points? This comprehensive Marriott Bonvoy FAQ goes over everything you should know with answers to all of your questions. If you still have questions, feel free to drop them in the comments below and we'll do our best to add them to the list. General Marriott […]

April 13, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About United MileagePlus [In-Depth Guide]

While it's gone through many changes United's MileagePlus remains one of the most valuable airline loyalty programs. Among U.S. frequent flyer programs, United MileagePlus offers the most ways to earn and use airline miles. It also offers perks you don't get with other programs. Along with many redemption sweet spots, the MileagePlus program is known […]

March 6, 2020
How to Get Hilton Gold Status (and Why You Want It)

Having Gold status with Hilton Honors means you'll get extra perks when you stay at Hilton hotels and resorts. This can amount to savings money on stays, earning more points and more free perks and amenities when you stay at Hilton properties. Plus, who doesn't like free breakfast and room upgrades? In this guide, we'll […]

March 7, 2020
An In-Depth Guide to All 18 Hilton Hotel Brands

With over 5,700 hotels around the world, the Hilton Honors loyalty program has a massive global footprint. This is good news for Hilton loyalists, as it makes it easy to earn Hilton points. When it comes to redeeming Hilton Honors points, you also have tons of options. Not only geographically, but also brand-wise. Hilton has […]

January 19, 2020
Hilton Honors FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About Hilton

Whether you're just getting started with Hilton Honors or you're curious about how your benefits work, this complete Hilton Honors FAQ will help. We'll cover everything from basics of the program to Hilton Honors credit cards, elite benefits, and how to earn and use Hilton points. General Hilton Honors Program What is Hilton Honors? Hilton […]

March 6, 2020
Do Hyatt Points Expire? (And How To Keep Your Points Active)

There's nothing worse than saving up your Hyatt points for months or years, only to discover they've expired before you have a chance to use them for something special. Like most hotel loyalty programs, you'll need to keep your account active or your Hyatt points will expire. Here's everything you need to know about the […]

February 27, 2020
IHG Rewards Club FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About IHG

Just getting started in the IHG Rewards Club program? Have questions about how to start earning and redeeming IHG Rewards points? This IHG Rewards Club FAQ covers answers to all of your questions about the program itself, using the IHG Rewards Club Premier credit card, and earning and redeeming IHG points. General IHG Rewards Club […]

November 7, 2019
The Best Credit Cards That Pay for Global Entry & TSA PreCheck

Want to make your airport experience faster and with fewer hassles? TSA PreCheck and Global Entry are airport security programs that allow you to bypass long lines and enjoy smoother experiences at airport security and customs. Instead of paying $85 or $100 to apply, you can get either expedited screening program for free with a […]

January 30, 2020
Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards for Maximizing Free Travel

For any traveler, having the right travel rewards credit card will help you save money and ultimately travel better. These cards are designed to give you valuable travel benefits and maximize your rewards points earning. Some travel benefits you can get from travel rewards credit card include: Free flights using the miles you earned Airport […]

March 6, 2020
Do IHG Points Expire? (And How To Keep Them Active)

Have you been stockpiling IHG points for a special redemption or has it been some time since you've stayed with IHG? You should know that IHG points do expire (thanks to a change to the program in 2016). Here's what you should know about the IHG points expiration policy and how to keep your IHG […]

March 8, 2020
Do Marriott Points Expire? (And How To Keep Your Points Active)

Concerned about your Marriott Bonvoy points expiring before you have a chance to use them? As with most loyalty programs, Marriott points are use them or lose them — but you should have plenty of time to complete an activity that keeps your points and account active. Here's what you need to know about Marriott's […]

March 6, 2020
Do Hilton Points Expire? (And How To Keep Your Points Active)

You put a lot of effort into earning Hilton Honors points. Maybe you have a stash of points you're saving for a big trip, or some points leftover from a big redemption that you've forgotten about. It's important to keep in mind that Hilton Honors points do expire, but keeping them from expiring is pretty […]

February 21, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About IHG Rewards Club

IHG Rewards Club has a lot to offer with a huge portfolio of more than 5,600 global hotels and resorts and a program that makes it easy to quickly earn free night stays. As an IHG Rewards Club member, you can enjoy perks like late check-out, early check-in, and free room upgrades plus up to […]

February 29, 2020
Complete Guide to World of Hyatt Loyalty Program: Earning Points, Redeeming Points, Elite Status, and Everything Else

Want to earn free Hyatt stays at resorts and hotels around the world? The World of Hyatt program, which was updated in 2018, offers a great value for frequent and infrequent travelers with valuable elite status perks, a great redemption program, and reciprocity with two other hotel brands. This definitive guide covers everything you should […]

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