Marriott Bonvoy Unlock More-Promotion Additional Offers For Stays Through January 14, 2020

Marriott Bonvoy launched last week its latest global promotion called Unlock More that is valid for stays October 29 – January 14, 2020.

Marriott Bonvoy Unlock More-Promotion Additional Offers

Members earn 2,000 bonus points for the first two stays and are then eligible for an additional bonus offer that is only disclosed a few days later after the second stay posts. These additional bonus offers, however, have been leaked.

Six Years After Asiana Crash Landing In San Francisco The Airline Now Has To Accept A Heavy Handed Penalty – 45 Day Route Suspension!

A whole six years after the fateful flight of Asiana OZ214, South Korea’s Supreme Court had affirmed earlier rulings and a decision by it’s aviation authorities that as punishment for the accident Asiana has to suspend it’s San Francisco route for 45 days.

The penalty is expected to cost the airline millions in revenue and creates a real headache to passengers as they require rebooking to another connection which might prove difficult especially if award tickets are involved.

Le Club AccorHotels Russia Triple Points October 20 – January 15, 2020

Le Club AccorHotels has launched a new offer for stays in Russia this fall and winter between October 20 – January 15, 2020.

Le Club AccorHotels Russia Triple Points Fall 2019

Members can earn unlimited triple points for all their stays in the area if booked October 15 – November 15.

Suite Saturdays: 2-Bedroom King Ocean View Villa @ Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand

Welcome to our weekly video review on hotel suites and rooms around the world! This week’s edition features a 297 m2 2-bedroom ocean view villa -featuring 2 levels, panoramic living room, a kitchenette and a private infinity pool- at Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand.

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Reader Question: Marriott Bonvoy Suite Night Awards Cannot Be Applied To Prepaid Reservations? (Workaround Explained)


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question that is plaguing many Marriott Bonvoy members who have Suite Night Awards (SNAs) that can be used for upgrades based on availability.

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Airfare of the Day: Etihad BUSINESS CLASS Hong Kong SAR (HKG) to Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands from $2,223 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Hong Kong and Amsterdam.

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IHG Rewards Club Kimpton EPIC Miami Up To 20% Off + 10,000 Bonus Points Per Night Through January 29, 2020

IHG Rewards Club has launched a rate promotion that comes with bonus points for stays at a newly renovated Kimpton EPIC hotel in Miami.

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Members can save up to 20% off and earn 10,000 bonus points per night for stays through January 29, 2020, if booked by October 22.

British Airways Data Breach Litigation Update (Get Your Claim In)


British Airways had a data breach that allowed unauthorized third-party/parties access to passenger names, passport, and credit card information. BA has arrogantly continued to claim that there is no proof leaked credit cards would have been used in an unauthorized manner.


The British Information Commissioner’s Office and is the process of fining British Airways to the tune of £183 million and has already found that more than half a million passengers were affected.

Fabulous Fridays: Complimentary One Year Status Extension For New Parents Offered By Several Airlines


Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is about the parental friendly policies of several frequent flyer programs offering newly minted parents a complimentary one year status extension.

A range of programs offer parents of a new born child the opportunity to extend their elite status when handing in respective paperwork such as a birth certificate or maternity leave documents.

Marriott Bonvoy Chicago Up To 5,000 Bonus Points Per Stay Through December 31, 2019

Marriott Bonvoy has launched a new bonus points offer for stays at participating hotels in Chicago through December 31, 2019.

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Members can earn 1,000 bonus points per night for up to 5,000 points per night if booked used promotional code M11.

Southwest Rapid Rewards Changes

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Southwest Airlines was busy on Thursday informing its Rapid Rewards members about some positive and negative changes coming to its program.

Rapid Rewards points no longer expire (good), the number of qualifying points for Companion Pass will increase (negative), and Southwest starts to charge possible tax difference for changes (neutral).

Le Club AccorHotels Ibis Plus 800 Bonus Points Sign Up Offer Through December 31, 2019

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Le Club AccorHotels is offering ibis Business Card-subscriptions that allows members to save 10% on stays at this specific brand.

Le Club AccorHotels Ibis Business Sign Up

Now, Accor is offering 800 bonus points for those that sign up between October 2 – December 31, 2019, and stay by using ibis business rate by February 29, 2020.

Airfare of the Day: Japan Airlines PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS San Francisco (SFO), United States to Taipei (TSA), Taiwan from $904 Round Trip


Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Japan Airlines and their basic season midweek premium economy advance purchase round trip fares between San Francisco and Taiwan.


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Hilton Honors Gold & Diamond Status Gift Is Valid For More Than 12 Months?

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When Hilton Honors introduced changes to its program back in January 2018 (read more here), one of the positive changes was for select Diamond members to gift Gold or Diamond status for 12 months (actually much longer).

Hilton Honors Gifting Status Reader Question

A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped us an email because the gifted Diamond status, contrary to the T&Cs, is valid actually through March 2021.

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