Tallest hotel in Japan – Osaka Marriott Miyako

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During our recent trip to Japan we spent a night at the beautiful Osaka Marriott Miyako hotel the night before our flight to China. We had been staying at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto and had a relatively early flight to catch out …

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Registration now open for Marriott “Meh”gabonus

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Ok, so it isn’t the greatest promotion ever since sliced bread was on sale, but registration is now open for Marriott’s Megabonus (aka Meh-gabonus) promotion. Registration is required by November 15, 2014, and it is for stays between September 14th …

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Best current credit card offers

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There are several current credit card offers that merit mentioning as they are offering significantly higher than usual sign up bonuses. The offers below are the best public offers we’re currently aware of: Chase Ink Plus card – 70,000 bonus …

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Courtyard San Juan Miramar – Review

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We stayed at the Courtyard San Juan Miramar with our family for one night prior to our Carnival departure from San Juan, Puerto Rico on an Eastern Caribbean cruise. At the time of booking, the hotel was going for around …

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My Megabonus offer updated after my phone call to Marriott

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I read a few days ago as reported by a few bloggers and this Flyertalk thread that it is possible to contact Marriott and request a better Megabonus offer, so I did just that yesterday. In accordance with the terms of …

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Summary of current or upcoming hotel promotions

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Here’s a summary of current or upcoming promotions from the major hotel chains: Hyatt: Already ongoing, their Endless Possibilities promotion is open for registration (register by March 31st), and you can choose to earn free nights or bonus points. You …

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United – Marriott offer. Up to 50,000 miles with MegaMiles promotion (new members only)

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United has a promotion going on where you can earn up to 50,000 United miles for staying with Marriott. The promotion is for new Marriott Rewards members only. For every second stay, you earn 5,000 bonus miles, up to the …

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My two free Megabonus nights posted

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I have now finally completed the requirements to max out on the two free Marriott Megabonus nights offered on this promotion. The promotion is still ongoing for stays until January 15th, 2014, so if you have some trips coming up …

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My latest credit card churn, and why

With the new American and U.S. Airways merger going forward, and the time that had already passed since my last credit card churn, I was ready for another one, and the main theme for this particular churn were American and …

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Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center – Review

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Last weekend we had the pleasure of staying at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center during a brief weekend trip. This hotel is conveniently located next to Highway 169 near exit 71st St. It’s about a 15 minute easy …

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