Westin Beach Resort & Spa – Fort Lauderdale – Review


Last weekend was the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale and since it was a two day event I decided to stay on points at the Westin Beach Resort just up the street from the event.  Although not the closest hotel …

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SPG category adjustments effective March 4, 2014


SPG is at it again, with its annual category adjustment devaluation becoming effective March 4, 2014, so if you are planning trips coming up this year, it is worth taking a look at the list of category adjustments. The original …

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Summary of current or upcoming hotel promotions


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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New daily Take A Spin game from SPG until February 7th


SPG has launched a new game promotion called “Take A Spin” to promote their partnership with Caesars Entertainment. You can play daily, and all it takes is a few seconds of your time. To play, head over to spgpromos.com/takeaspin and …

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SPG Bring On The Nights Promotion


The registration for the SPG Bring On The Nights promotion is now open.  Register by February 28, 2014 to qualify for this promotion which will run through April 30, 2014. Although not as eventful as other promotions, it could still …

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New SPG partnership with Caesar’s


Beginning on January 9th (but registration is already open), you can earn and redeem SPG points and stay credits for stays at all Caesar’s Entertainment Hotel properties in Vegas, Atlantic City and Lake Tahoe. You can find a list of …

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A small SPG treat for requalifying for Gold


Last month I requalified for SPG Gold by spending $30,000 on my SPG Amex card. Most members usually get some sort of reward token just for requalifying. Earlier this year I received a $25 SPG certificate for getting Gold in …

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Amex SPG referrals are back!


After a couple of years without showing face, I received a pleasant email from Amex a couple of days ago saying that referrals are now available for the SPG Amex personal and business cards. The SPG Amex is one of …

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SPG Spin to Win promo – limited time


Update: Just played after Day #4 and finally was able to win 1,000 points. Under my wife’s account anyway. Apparently SPG hates me! Hat tip to one of our readers who alerted us about this ongoing promotion, which doesn’t appear …

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Westin O’Hare – Review


Had the pleasure of visiting the Westin O’Hare for a few nights.  First thing I’d say is that if you are looking for a hotel close to the airport to avoid the Chicago traffic, this is a great choice.  It’s …

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