IHG Hotels in Hong Kong are offering bonus miles for Cathay Pacific AsiaMiles member stays through September 30, 2021.
IHG Rewards members who book the 500 bonus miles rate plan will get 1,500 miles instead (1,000 additional miles).
Ryanair today announced its return to Helsinki – Vantaa airport from the beginning of the IATA’s Winter season on October 31, 2021.
Ryanair will fly to seven destinations in Belgium, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom, often using second or tertiary airports for the city (be careful!).
In today’s edition of Whine Wednesdays I’d like to remind our readers to consider if upgrading your existing American Express card to a higher card product is really worth the hassle.
From time to time Amex sends out targeted promotions to existing card members, offering to upgrade to a higher card tier for a certain amount of bonus points after meeting a spending threshold.
Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America, and Europe through July 22, 2021. You must book by Sunday.
Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.
Accor-affiliated hotels have decided to offer discounts for members of various organizations and jobs.
ALL members affiliated with sports, military, police, education, and health can save 20% on their stays in Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea.
Finnair has extended its Finnair Plus member tiers by every six months rather than having a proper longer-term plan in place.
The airline will extend tiers by an additional six months in June/July 2021, plus further waives points expiry through March 2022.
Hilton has today launched a new dining promotion valid through 2021 in Greater China (mainland, Macau, Hong Kong & Taiwan).
Honors members get a 10% or 25% discount depending on the status, and non-staying members can earn 500 bonus points for each dine.
American Express and Air Canada have launched new sign-up offers for new cardholders in Canada available through August 3, 2021.
There is a higher number of Aeroplan miles earned after set spend and bonus miles for wining and dining or hotel spend.
Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) is a collection of 400+ luxury hotels worldwide that are loosely affiliated with the LHW.
LHW has had a paid loyalty program called Leaders Club ($175 yearly fee) that now becomes free. To reach the Sterling tier, you need to spend $5,000 in a calendar year.
TAP, a Portuguese flag carrier that has had great difficulty providing refunds for canceled flights to the extent that the airline’s bank accounts were seized by the court in Germany, has launched another offer to buy its miles.
If you sign up for their subscription club for 12 months (you get a set amount of miles monthly and buy miles from their miles store with a bonus, you will end up with 240,000 miles in 12 months for €1,418.
Hong Kong, which has had stringent quarantine requirements 14 to 21 for returning citizens and residents, plans to start reallowing visitor arrivals in July 2021.
Vaccinated visitors need to follow the same guidelines as residents and nationals and quarantine for 7-days.