IHG Rewards Rate & Bonus Promotions Update August 2021

Here’s a comprehensive look at IHG Rewards promotional opportunities, both rate and points for August 2021.

IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Bandung

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Accor ALL Paris Up To 50% Off Dining Discount

Select Accor hotels in Paris have launched dining discounts that are very popular in Asia, although some have already expired?

Two diners can get a 50% discount while four dining together save 25% (why not two parties of two to get 50% off?).

Marriott Bonvoy Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa 25% Off Escapes Through September 1, 2021

SPG had Hot Escapes for the Americas and another program for Europe. The Hot Escapes transformed to Escapes under Marriott Bonvoy, but the Europe program went MIA for a while.

Escapes have become available for participating hotels in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe, in addition to the usual Americas. These rates must be booked by Sunday and are available over the next four weeks.

Spirit Operations Disaster: Airline Recommends Employees To Flee Airport Premises After Mass Cancellations


Spirit Airlines always had a rather rough reputation as one of the U.S. biggest low cost carriers but now this has been taken to the next level following the airlines recent mass cancellations over the last few days.

On Sunday and Monday roughly two third of Spirit Airlines flights were either cancelled (42% of all flights on Monday) or delayed and the carrier went as far as telling their front line employees to leave the airport premises as a safety precaution.

Hilton Honors Award Calendar With Maximum Points


When we published a piece about extended award availability at the Conrad Bora Bora last week (read more here – availability gone by now), a reader asked how to pull up the availability screen, which we featured in the article.

Hilton hasn’t made it easy to pull up the month-long availability using points or cash, likely on purpose. However, it comes especially handy when searching for award availability, such as five-night stretches that would allow the use of fifth-night free redemption.

Airfare of the Day [Delta One] DELTA Madrid to Washington DC from 1,088€


Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their midweek business class promotional round trip fares between Madrid (MAD), Spain and Washington DC (IAD/DCA), USA.

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Marriott Bonvoy Free Night Certificate – Offer (Targeted Promotion) Through October 31, 2021

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Marriott Bonvoy has now loaded their August targeted offers to select member accounts (reader alerted us about an offer that had appeared on their account).

Starwood extended targeted offers to SPG members that Marriott adapted onto their Bonvoy program to get members reactivated that hadn’t stayed for a while.

Air France-KLM Flying Blue Promo Awards For Travel Trough December 31, 2021 (Book By August 31)


Air France-KLM Flying Blue has updated its latest promotional awards valid for travel through December 31, 2021, and must be booked by August 31.

The maximum discount is 50% off the usual number of miles required (although sometimes the rebate is capped at 25%).

Marriott Refunding Service Charges Collected By Three Resorts

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In the past couple of days, Marriott has contacted select Bonvoy members who have redeemed their points or award certificates at three resorts in Latin America.

These hotels have collected service charges included on award reservations (they should have called them resort fees or destination charges that are OK by Marriott) that the hotel chain is now refunding.

Singapore Airlines Email: “Changes To Your Travel Advisory” (My Sandbox Ticket)


Singapore Airlines today sent a rather long and informative email (Changes To Your Travel Advisory) for my ticket that I had purchased last month to take me to the Phuket Sandbox (read more here).

I have previously complained about how airlines have sent out emails containing simply incorrect or simply out-of-date information about travel restrictions and test requirements; AeroMexico (read more here) and KLM (read more here).

World Of Hyatt New Hotels 500 Bonus Points Per Night Through November 30, 2021

World of Hyatt has offered 500 bonus points per night for stays at select new hotels for a while, and the selection changes monthly when hotels come online (and some openings are delayed).

Hyatt celebrated the opening of its 1,000th hotel and offered 1,000 bonus points per night when staying at these hotels through June 30, 2021, and is now back to the standard nightly bonus of 500 points.

Air Canada Aeroplan New Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Partner + New Credit Card For US

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Air Canada and Chase today announced that Ultimate Rewards had added Aeroplan as a point transfer partner.

Also, Chase will soon release an Air Canada Aeroplan credit card for the US market, and the waitlist with 10,000 bonus points is now open.

Accor ALL Meeting Planner Double Points North America March 31, 2022

Accor has launched a new offer for Meeting Planners in North America through March 31, 2022.

Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members that also register for separate Meeting Planner program can earn double points for meetings and events at the hotels below.

Airfare of the Day [QSuites] QATAR AIRWAYS Tokyo to London from $2,389

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Qatar Airways and their midweek business class restricted round trip fares between Tokyo (NRT), Japan and London (LHR/LGW), United Kingdom.

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