Don’t Expect Marriott To Pay For Your Compromised Passport Replacement

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

PassportsMany websites and reputable news organizations have over the past few days incorrectly reported that Marriott would pay for passport replacements for those consumers that had theirs compromised during the data hack that continued for four years. Marriott still hasn’t even emailed to all members that had their info compromised and is unable to divulge […]

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Hertz Gold Plus Rewards Five Star & President’s Circle Renewal Offers For Points

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Hertz Presidents Circle Keep Your StatusHertz Gold Plus Rewards has been emailing its Five Star and President’s Circle members that haven’t yet qualified for their status this year an offer to renew them for points based on emails that we have received from readers. Five Star status appears to require 4,000 Gold Plus Rewards points and President’s Circle 7,000 to […]

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IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Last Minute Deals For December 11 – 16, 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club Kimpton Last Minute DealsIHG Rewards Club Kimpton has released their Last Minute Deals for this coming week/weekend of December 11 – 16, 2018. These rates are only available for IHG Rewards Club members, are prepaid and available on select dates depending on the property (see the list below). You can access this offer on IHG’s website here. READ MORE: IHG […]

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IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 80% Bonus Sale December 10 – 28, 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points December 2018IHG Rewards Club has launched buy points 80% bonus sale for purchases made between December 10 – 28, 2018. There can be higher personalized offers for some. IHG sells points throughout the year (the maximum bonus is 100%) and members can now buy up to 100,000 points every calendar year (before any promotions).  You can […]

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Giveaway: $500 Hotel Gift Card (Enter By 11:59PM EST Friday December 14)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

LoyaltyLobby Giveaway December 2018 UIt is time for our last giveaway of 2018! This time the winner will receive $500 gift card for Accor, Hilton, IHG or Marriott/SPG. The giveaway is now open and you must enter by 11:59PM EST on Friday (November 16, 2018) and we will announce the winner on Sunday. You can access the giveaway here. RED […]

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Top Hotel Promotions December 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

PREVIEW Hilton Honors Asia Pacific SaleHere’s look at the top 5 most lucrative hotel promotions that you can take advantage of this month. Remember that it really pays to take advantage of bonus and promotional offers from hotel loyalty programs. You can supercharge your point earnings! 1. Hilton Honors Double/Triple Points + Double Points In Asia-Pacific (+ Buy Points Bonus […]

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Marriott Legacy SPG Stay Posting Issue Resolved Or Not?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Le Meridien Ho Chi Minh CitySebastian yesterday wrote (access here) about his prompt stay posting experience with two Starwood legacy brands in Kuala Lumpur after many complaints from out readers and our personal experiences with long delays and non-postings. He thought that the issue with stay postings must have been resolved that I believe is incorrect. Seems that these two […]

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Hotel Promotions Update For Best Western, Choice, Hyatt, Radisson & Wyndham (December 2018)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Choice Privileges Free Points MainHere’s look at hotel promotions for Best Western Rewards, Choice Privileges, Hyatt, Radisson and Wyndham Rewards that you can take advantage of this month. We have covered Le Club AccorHotels (access here), Hilton Honors (access here) and IHG Rewards Club (access here) promotions for this month already previously. Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from […]

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Hilton Honors Gold MVP Fast Track Four Stays Within 90 Days (Status Valid Through Early 2021)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Hilton Honors MVP Fast Track 2018Hilton Honors has reactivated the very popular MVP Gold fast track offer that is (officially) valid for anyone that has any affiliation with sports (even with an event), although anyone can sign up for it. Member that sign up for this offer now and complete it in 2019 will have the status through early 2021 […]

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UPDATE: Marriott Rewards & SPG Gold And Platinum Challenge 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

W MLE UMarriott Rewards and SPG both had separate challenges on their respective programs that were discontinued earlier this summer in anticipation of the program merger that took place on August 18, 2018. There are no status matches offered at the moment. We first wrote about the newly launched Marriott Rewards and SPG Gold challenges on September […]

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PREVIEW: Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific 25% Off Sale December 12 – February 2, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

PREVIEW Hilton Honors Asia Pacific SaleHilton Honors is about to launch one of the biggest Asia-Pacific sales covering the entire region next week on Wednesday (December 12). The discount for Hilton Honors members is 25% (10% less for non-members) for the duration of the sale that ends on February 2. You can access this sale once live on Hilton’s Asia-Pacific […]

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Virgin Atlantic Pilot Strikes December 22 – 25, December 30 – January 2 & January 4 – 7, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Virgin AtlanticVirgin Atlantic pilots belonging to the Professional Pilot Union (PPU) that the airline has refused to recognize has issued three strike dates for the busy year-end holiday period. PPU claims that it represents more than 400 of the airline’s pilots while Virgin Atlantic claims that they represent roughly 30%. The airline aims to operate full […]

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Hotel Des Indes (Luxury Collection) Exits Marriott System December 10, 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Hotel Des IndesIconic Luxury Collection hotel in Hague Hotel Des Indes has decided to exit Marriott system effective December 10, 2018. Hotel Des Indes has been in business since 1881 and consists of 92 rooms and suites. You can access Hotel Des Indes website here. The hotel will become part of Leading Hotels of the World on […]

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Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead Opens Today! (Former Mandarin Oriental)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Waldorf Astoria Atlanta BuckheadHilton today opened a new hotel in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta (Georgia) that used to be Mandarin Oriental until yesterday. Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead consists of 127 guest rooms and suites. Seems that the point rates for the hotel are not yet loaded. You can access the hotel’s website here. READ MORE: Hilton Honors […]

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Le Club AccorHotels Promotions Update December 2018

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Raffles PraslinHere’s comprehensive look at Le Club AccorHotels bonus points and miles promotions that you can take advantage of this month. Remember to forward us promotional offers by email that you receive from both hotels and airlines. You can send questions and comments too! READ MORE: Le Club AccorHotels Rate & Bonus Points And Miles Promotions Le Club AccorHotels […]

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