Starwood promotion: SPG Take Two

Starwood recently announced their fall promotion, which means most business travelers who sign up will earn a bunch of extra Starpoints for things they’re doing anyway. Like most Starwood promotions, the details are pretty simple. From the Starwood web site: Two is better than one. Register now to earn double Starpoints® on all eligible stays from…

United and Marriott get a room

United Airlines and Marriott are hooking up to offer reciprocal status, much like Delta and Starwood did earlier this year. Here’s the most important change: Premier Gold, Premier Platinum, Premier 1K, and Global Services members will receive complimentary Marriott Rewards Gold Elite status. Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite and Platinum Premier Elite will receive complimentary MileagePlus…

Friday Blog Roundup

The weekend is almost here. Time to see what the other bloggers are up to. I might make links to other blogs a Friday tradition… we’ll see. Lucky notes that Marriott has improved some of their breakfast benefits. Marriott customers might be interested in that. I’ll still stick with Starwood, thankyouverymuch. FrequentMiler has a post…

Hyatt promotion: Earn 3000 points after every three nights

Hyatt has announced its spring promotion and the registration link is now live. The details are pretty simple: Earn 3,000 Hyatt Gold Passport® bonus points after every three eligible nights, up to 45,000 bonus points when you stay at a Hyatt hotel between March 1st and May 31st. You must register by April 30, 2013…

Travel lighter: Leave things at your hotel.

Packing is a pain, but if you travel for business every week, it is a ritual that you go through, probably every Sunday and Thursday night. If you are on a project that requires you to travel to the same place every week, you could save time and luggage space by storing some items at…