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Did You Win Elite Status and 20,000 Hotel Points?

Certain hotel loyalty programs, such as Choice Privileges, don’t get as much attention on the miles and points blogs as other programs. On the one hand that is sometimes warranted because of unfriendly policies or less than stellar properties, but on the other hand, there can still be value to be had from these programs. Along those lines, I was very happy when I learned that Choice Privileges eliminated the rule that points expire after a certain period of time even…

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Choice Privileges Updates and Points Giveaway!

Choice Privileges is the loyalty program for Choice Hotels which includes Comfort Suites, Comfort Inn, Clarion, Ascend, and a few other budget minded hotel brands that you will often find scattered around the country and beyond. At over 6,300 properties around the world they are actually one of the largest hotel brands out there, even if they aren’t one of the fanciest. My parents regularly use Choice for their budget friendly National Parks themed trips, and we have used them…

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Did You Win 5,000 SPG Points?

In honor of my family’s recent holiday ski trip using SPG points to the ski-out Sheraton Steamboat Resort (as part of the SPG Amex Stars program), I gave away 5,000 SPG Starpoints to help get someone else a little closer to their next award trip. Random.org decided the lucky winner of the Starpoints was Sam who said: I would love to stay at the Westin in Miami for a winter getaway. Using points to escape the cold and de-thaw in the winter is…

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Delicious Coming United Change + Giveaway!

It has been no secret that my preferred and “hometown” airline, United, needs to make some changes to stay in the good graces of frequent travelers. I have a list of things I would like to see improved, as do many other frequent flyers that I know. When a new CEO, Oscar Munoz, was named a couple months ago I know lots of us made our own mental wish lists of things we would love to see improved under new leadership. Some…

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How to Enter to Win 250,000 SPG Points!

I big puffy heart my Starwood Preferred Guest points and could never have too many of them since you can use them not only for SPG hotel stays starting at just 2,000 points per night, but you can also transfer them to many airlines at a rate of 20,000 SPG points = 25,000 airline miles.  SPG points are usually very hard to earn outside of actual SPG hotel stays and charges you put on the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Amex or…

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Giveaway Winners Announced!

  We recently completed two different giveaways, and I’m excited to announce the winners! US Open Swag Bag Giveaway First, we gave away a swag bag from the recent SPG Amex US Open Card Member event that included an autographed copy of Andre Agassi’s book, Open, a $50 Ralph Lauren gift card, and more. The randomly selected winner for this giveaway was Holly who said her favorite part about the event would be “The swag bag and all things purple”. …

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Get 1,000 Free Club Carlson Points on Twitter!

Just as they did last year, Club Carlson is hosting a “private” #HashtagHotelPromo on March 19th where those that follow @ClubCarlson on Twitter can participate to win prizes like Club Carlson points, Bose headphones, Kindle Fires, GoPros, and more.  That event will take place in a couple weeks and of course not everyone that participates will win a prize, however starting today you can get 1,000 free Club Carlson points on Twitter just for registering! They are handing out a…

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Win 3 Night Hyatt All-Inclusive Stay + 100K American Miles!

It doesn’t get much better than really free travel, especially when the travel is to some pretty great spots.  Today Hyatt launched a new sweepstakes to promote their all-inclusive line of hotels, and they are giving away 100,000 American Airlines miles plus three night stays at one of their four all-inclusive hotels to three randomly selected travelers (plus their guest)! To enter, you watch a video on their all-inclusive properties on Hyatt’s YouTube channel and share on Twitter using #HyattAllIn and #HZEntry For example,…

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Winner of $200 Travel Gift Card Announced!

A little before Christmas I shared my review of the St. Regis New York that we stayed at during recent our trip to NYC to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and as part of that report I offered up a $200 gift card to any hotel or airline that offers online gift cards so that a Mommy Points’ reader can start planning one of their own “dream trips”. Thanks to random.org, the lucky winner is….. #85 Blanche Scalise who…

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St. Regis New York Review and $200 Giveaway

For the last couple of years I have been included in the SPG Amex Stars ambassador program which has allowed me to try out different SPG hotels and sometimes share some goodies with you all along the way (read to the end for details on that).  I recently finished up my third and final SPG Stars trip of 2014, and I am so excited to share the details as this trip was truly one of my very favorites.  For this…

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