Hyatt Hotels is a fabulous hotel company. Their loyalty program is Called “World of Hyatt”. Hyatt has a much smaller footprint than Marriott, and some others, but what they lack in numbers, they make up for in quality! Like they say: Quality over Quantity ! Some of my favorite hotels are […]
Read This Before Booking Your Next Hotel!
A question I get asked a lot is, “what site or where should I look for and book my next hotel?” My answer to this is multi-pronged; Where you should search, and where you should book, may be two different places, or maybe not, ill explain. The Background The question […]
Free American Airlines Miles for Transferring from Hotel Programs… Lots of Them!
hAmerican Airlines is doing it again, offering an extra 25% bonus miles if you transfer certain hotel points to them. This promotion is going on until May 31, 2018. AA has done this before, and I have taken advantage of it! As a matter of fact I used this promo […]
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Travel Deals !
Today and tomorrow are some of the busiest shopping days of the year! This time of year is also one of the busiest travel times of the year! Several travel companies are getting in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale game as well. In this post I will go […]
Free SkyMiles With All Delta Partners !
Delta is currently hosting a promotion in which they are offering free SkyMiles in 1000 increments. How the promotion works is for every “new” partner transaction, you will earn 1000 SkyMiles. New is defined is a partner you haven’t ever earned OR haven’t earned in last year (see terms). […]
The Fuel Surcharge of the Hotel Industry
If you travel much, you have more then likely heard of fuel surcharge’s that many airline’s charge. This was instituted several years ago when fuel was very high and the airline’s used it as an excuse to pay the difference in fuel costs. The problem with this is fuel has […]
Earn Points or Miles for Dining, Learn how!
Most of the major airlines and some of the hotel programs offer a dining program. What this means is you can earn miles or points by simply eating or dining at participating restaurants as your normally might. It sounds too good to be true, but like I wrote about in previous […]
Earn Miles and Points for Everyday Shopping
This time of year , we do a lot of online shopping and it just so happens, online shopping portals are offering a lot of promotions. The portals do this in order to get you to use their portal over the others. I spoke about online shopping portals in some […]
Getting the Best Price on Travel
Getting the Best Price on Travel In my previous posts I said that even though I am very big on points / miles, most of my travel, be it flights or hotels, is paid travel. With that said, I always get the best deal unless it’s just an emergency or […]
Earning Points and Miles, Starting out.
Earning Points and Miles, Starting out. As I mentioned in my last post, there are many ways to earn airline miles and hotel points. The most obvious is by flying or staying in hotels. Then to me the next is getting certain credit card (s) for the particular airline or hotel, […]
“Tony, how do you travel so much…”
I travel a lot more than most people in my rural area of Oklahoma, and even my other home of Acapulco, Mexico, so I get asked alot by some of my friends and acquaintances how I travel so much. For a while I found it an invasive and a somewhat tacky question […]