Krystal Grand Punta Cancun – Review

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For the second time this year I have booked stays with Hyatt and they have then sold the property before my stay.  The first time was at the St. Martin property and now at the Krystal Grand Punta Cancun.  Luckily …

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British Airways – Our Stance

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As you may have read through ViewFromTheWing or other sources already Iberia has devalued  or released a chart showing their higher than BA partner award rates and there is huge speculation that British Airways will follow suit. A few reasons …

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Club Carlson New Properties

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Unfortunately the Radisson Blu St. Martin was sold which removed a sweet spot in the Caribbean for me to visit.  On a good note, Club Carlson (namely Radisson) has some new properties that have recently opened and there are a …

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British Airways 100,000 Offer is Back Yet Again!

One of our favorite sign up bonuses is back yet again. Chase has brought back the British Airways VISA Signature card 100,000 bonus Avios offer.  If you didn’t get in last time, this is as great promotion!  This time around you get the following: …

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Only a few days left to transfer Membership Reward points to Avios with a 20% bonus

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As the year comes to an end, the 20% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Avios is also ending on December 31st, 2013. While I’m sitting this one out hoping for a larger bonus, it is a good …

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Share household Avios with others!

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British Airways Avios has had an option to pool the accounts of those in your household into one and use the Avios miles together.  The main drawback to pooling your accounts is that you could only redeem miles for members …

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British Airways 100,000 Offer is Back!

One of our favorite sign up bonuses is back. Chase has brought back the British Airways VISA Signature card 100,000 bonus Avios offer.  This is as great promotion!  This time around you get the following: 50,000 Avios for spending a minimum of $2,000 within …

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Thinking through the American Express 20% transfer bonus to British Airways

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American Express is currently offering a 20% transfer bonus on Membership Rewards points to British Airways. If you live in the U.S., the sweet spot for British Airways Avios is to redeem them for (hopefully) short, domestic flights on its …

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Today is the last day to transfer Amex points to British Airways at 35%

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Back in April we wrote about the 35% transfer bonus from Amex to British Airways and gave some examples of how you could take advantage of Avios to fly both domestically and internationally. Today is the last day to transfer …

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American Express 35% transfer bonus to British Airways

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American Express is currently running a promotion for 35% transfer bonus to British Airways, so if you’ve been sitting on some Amex points, this might be a good time to do a transfer. The promotion is available until June 7th. …

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