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New PointBreaks, Win 90K United Miles, 250 Bonus AA Miles, and More!

Here are a few miles and points deals and updates to keep you up to date on this Monday afternoon…. The new IHG PointsBreaks list is out and valid for stays and bookings through July 31, 2016. IHG PointsBreaks are rooms that are available for just 5,000 IHG points per night instead of the regular award price per night that can often be 20,000, 30,000, 40,000 points or more! I recommend you taking a look at the list sooner rather than…

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Big Starwood Merger News, Alaska Blames Travel Hackers, and More

What a week it has been – March has certainly gone out like a lion in the miles and points world. While many of these developments could be their own post or two I’m going to just assume you don’t have that much time on your hands, so here are the highlights (or lowlights as they may be) that will keep you up to date. Marriott and Starwood Merger Back On The Chinese company Anbang is walking away from the Starwood…

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Two Big Monday Morning Updates and Reminders

Here are two brief reminders and updates as I inhale coffee from rainy Mexico… Last Day to Book American Awards at Current Prices Today is the last day to book American Airlines awards at the current rates as the new award chart kicks in tomorrow. Here is a post on the five awards you want to be sure to lock in today, if you haven’t already, and a post by View From the Wing on what changes should be permitted…

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More Amazon Credits, Earn 5x Now, and More!

Happy New Year! Apologies for the very light posting the last few days. We have been enjoying some time on the slopes, and between skiing and taking care of the two little ones, the computer has remained shut…which, frankly, is probably where it should stay when most of us are on “vacation”. All will be back to normal soon enough, but in the meantime here are three quick tips and reminders! Potential $10 Amazon Credit with $50 Gift Card Purchase…

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Deals of the Day: 15x Miles, $80 Off W Hotels Stay, and More

  To keep you in the loop without wasting any of your time, here are a few noteworthy miles, points, and travel deals available today…. Increased retailer payouts available via select shopping portals. United MileagePlus Saks.com 15x ULTA 8x ALDO Shoes 12x American AAdvantage Shopping Apple 3x Backcountry 12x Land’s End 9x Magazines.com 30x Sephora 8x New Amex Offers Available There are a few new Amex offers that are available – some are available to everyone and some are (widely)…

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$25 Flights, Discounted Flight Awards, and More!

Here are a few quick miles and points updates and opportunities to keep you up-to-date in a hurry… Frontier Flights from $25 with Coupon Code 5OFF: This sale is not as good as last week’s $19 Frontier sale, but you may find some deals that work for you starting at $25 each way.  Head here for a full listing of routes and dates. Discount Alaska Airlines Flights from 5,000 Miles: I love it when airlines discount their award flights, and…

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Earn Triple Points, Half Off Awards, and More…

Here is a quick round-up of new miles, points, and travel promotions to keep you in the loop in as little time as possible… National Car Rental is bringing back the One, Two, Free promo where you get a free rental day with every two qualifying rentals or 600 points. Thanks to @PointstoPointsB for tweeting about this promo! Earn double points at any Hilton HHonors on Monday – Thursday and triple points at any Hilton HHonors property on Friday –…

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Last Day for Hyatt Challenge, New United Promo, and More…

Baby S says, “Smile, it’s Friday!”  Here are a few quick updates from the world of miles and points… Last Day to Register for Hyatt Elite Tier Offer (for now): Via Hyatt Gold Passport Concierge on Flyertalk, today is the last day to register for the fast track “Elite Tier Offer” for Diamond status due to some “upgrades” to their system that will be taking place.  If you register by today (July 31st) you will have 60 days to complete…

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Barclaycard Again Available, Hotel Re-Brands as Hilton, and More….

A few quick miles and points updates to get you through the middle of the week…   Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort Opens Its Doors: As I reported would happen here, the Radisson Aruba has now officially become the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and is accepting new reservations using cash or Hilton HHonors points.  The hotel is a Category 9 number of points required seems to start so far at 70,000 Hilton HHonors points per night for standard rooms with one…

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Miles in a Minute: Delayed Hyatt Opening, Increased Citi Bonus, and More…

Here are some miles and points updates to keep you in the loop in 60 seconds or less… All-Inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Delays Opening Until at Least September 15th: Los Cabos got nailed with Hurricane Odile last year, and as a result the all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos has been closed doing repairs and renovations for quite some time.  They were scheduled to re-open on August 15th, but that is now officially not going to happen.  The newly re-scheduled…

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