Choice Privileges Europe 29% Off Through March 31, 2021

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Choice has launched two sales for stays at participating hotels in Europe through March 31, 2021. The booking deadline is unclear The discount is either 20% or 25% off, and Choice Privileges are eligible for an additional 5% off, bringing the maximum savings to 28.75%. You can access this offer on Choice’s website here. READ MORE: Choice […]

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Accor ALL Day Room Double Points Through December 16, 2020

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Accor has launched a bonus point offer to get members to book Day Room-rates for working out from their hotels through December 16, 2020. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members earn double points for these “stay” in select European countries. Remember that only stays booked after registering for this offer count. You can access this offer […]

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IHG Rewards Club Buy Points 40% Discount Through November 13, 2020

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IHG Rewards Club has launched a new offer to buy points with a 40% discount through November 13, 2020. IHG frequently sells its points (the maximum bonus is 100%), and members can now buy up to 250,000 every calendar year before any targeted offers. You can check your personalized IHG Rewards Club buy points offer here. […]

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Avianca Buys 19.9% Of Lifemiles For $195M

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Avianca, a bankrupt Colombian airline based in Panama, has bought 19.9.% of Lifemiles, based in Bermuda, it doesn’t own for $195M from Advent International. Avianca previously owned 70% of the Lifemiles and has an option to buy the rest (10.1%). You can access LifeMiles here. Here’s the regulatory announcement Avianca made this week: Additionally, the […]

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State Of Qatar Issues Statement Regarding Airport Incident & More Information Revealed

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Oneworld QatarQatar Airways and the State of Qatar are facing public backlash after female passengers on several flights were forced to go through invasive medical exams to see if they had recently given birth. A prematurely born baby girl was found in one of the ladies’ restrooms at the Hamad International Airport concealed in the garbage. […]

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Argentina Will Reopen For Neighboring Countries This Summer

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Argentina began allowing domestic commercial flights for the first time since March last week. Buenos Aires has eased strict lockdown this week, allowing restaurants, businesses, and gyms to reopen at 25% of their usual capacity. Now, the country’s Tourism & Sports Minister has told that Argentina will reopen for tourism from neighboring countries through the […]

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Emirates Skywards Buy Miles 40% Off Through October 30, 2020

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Emirates has launched a new Skywards miles sale valid for purchases made until October 30, 2020. Skywards members can buy miles at a 40% discount (not sure if targeted). You can access this offer on the Emirates website here. Note that base and Silver members can buy 100,000 and Gold/Platinum 200,000 Skywards miles in a calendar […]

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Accor ALL Greater China Quadruple (4X) Points November 1 – January 31, 2021

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Novotel Hong Kong CitygateAccor has launched a new bonus points opportunity for stays in Greater China between November 1 – January 31, 2021. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members can earn quadruple points for stays of a minimum of two nights. Only stays booked after registering are eligible for the bonus. You can access this offer on Accor’s website […]

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Avianca LifeMiles Rollover Into 2021 & Lowered 2020 Qualification Requirement

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Avianca, an airline going through bankruptcy reorganization, has made it easier for LifeMiles members to qualify for elite status in 2020 and 2021. Elite miles earned in October – December 2020 are rolled over to 2021. Also, tier qualification requirements for 2020 have been reduced by 50%. You can access Avianca here. Rollover Miles earned […]

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AirAsia X Makes Passengers With Outstanding Refunds & Tickets Debtors In The Restructuring Process

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

AirAsia X, Kuala Lumpur-based medium/long-haul arm of AirAsia, is trying to shed $15B+ in debts by wiping out 99.7% of its outstanding obligations and recently began liquidating AirAsia X Indonesia. AirAsia X has sent out emails to passengers with outstanding tickets or refunds the airline may not honor, telling that they are essentially just debtors […]

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Six Senses Spend Now IHG Royal Ambassador Qualifying

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

HG Hotels runs three separate loyalty/guest recongnitions programs, of which one is InterContinental Ambassador with invitation-only Royal Ambassador-level. InterContinental Ambassador moved to a spend base qualification few years back ($10K+) and only stays at the namesake brand counted. Then last year, IHG decided to include also Kimpton and Regent spend. You can access IHG’s page […]

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Work Anywhere With Marriott Bonvoy

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Marriott has today launched a program to get employees who work remotely to do that from their hotels with some play thrown in. Work Anywhere with Marriott Bonvoy offers three separate passes from day rooms to multi-night stays. You can access Marriott’s page for Work Anywhere here. READ MORE: Marriott Bonvoy Rate & Bonus Points […]

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Hilton Honors Program Changes For 2021

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Today, Hilton announced temporary Honors program changes for 2021 that help members earn more points, retain or earn status easier, and extend points expiry, among other positive developments. Hilton has already extended member tiers, including those set to expire in 2020, and all nights consumed in 2020 will automatically roll over into 2021. You can […]

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IHG Hotels Middle East & Africa Mastercard 35% – 50% Off Getaway Offer For Stays Until March 31, 2021 (Book By November 20)

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IHG Hotels in the Middle East and Africa have launched a Getaway Offer with Mastercard valid for stays through March 31, 2021. The offer that comes with 6 PM checkout, breakfast, and two welcome drinks is 35% to 50% off the Best Flexible-rate. You must book this offer by November 20. You can access this […]

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Qatar Airways Doha’s Invasive Female Personal Search Details

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Qatar Airways, Doha, and the State of Qatar made international headlines this weekend after complaints filed by female Australian passengers about their treatment during a personal search were made public. Someone in Qatar thought it would be the best course of action to perform vaginal searches on female passengers to find out whose premature baby […]

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Accor ALL South America 2,000 Bonus Points For A Stay By July 31, 2021 (Book By December 31)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Accor has launched an offer for members who stay at least once in South America by July 31, 2021. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members earn 2,000 bonus points for a stay of a minimum of two nights booked by December 31, 2020, after registering for this offer. You can access this offer on Accor’s website […]

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