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Black Friday – IHG Twitter Promo – US$50 off a flight

November 24th, 2010 No comments

What: Get $50 off a flight to any U.S. destination!

“From now through Monday, November 29, 2010 book a weekend night at any hotel in the IHG Family of Brands. Then when you stay a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night between November 1, 2010 and April 30, 2011 you qualify to earn a $50 flight credit.”

And:

  • Follow @IHG_Deals on Twitter.
  • Retweet @IHG_Deals tweets that include #50FreeFriday to enter for a chance to win a $50 VISA® gift card.

Where: USA Residents, USA Hotels

When:

  • Book by: 29th November 2010
  • Stay by: 30th April 2011

How: Register now…

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Point Breaks – Back on again

November 14th, 2010 7 comments

Point Breaks are now available to book again after a short suspension – looks like the technical team beat their 18th November target!

Previously:

Plizatnum: Point Breaks has been temporarily disabled due to a glitch that seemed to allow PCR members to book $30 rooms using the web-only Points + Cash option. Though the list of PB hotels offering 5K point redemption nights has been removed, word has it that the list will return on or before 18-November.

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Platinum Opportunity for new Joiners

November 13th, 2010 6 comments

What: Join Priority club and receive a gift card and a platinum status after a number of stays (varies by region)

“Get more from every stay by joining Priority Club® Rewards. Whether you’re planning a business trip, family holiday or weekend break, our 4,400 locations worldwide make it easy to find the right hotel for your needs and budget. Plus, you’ll earn points for every stay.”

Where: Germany, UK, USA

When: Complete promotion within 90 days of registration

How:

  • Join US [ 5 Nights & US$25 Gift Card ]
  • Join UK [ 15 Nights & £75 Gift Card] OR [5 Nights & £30 Gift Card] *
  • Join Germany [ 5 Nights & EUR25 Gift Card]

* Confusion reigns here – both offers on the same page!

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UK American Express (AMEX) offer – 63,000 Priority Reward Points

November 12th, 2010 5 comments

What:

63,000 Priority Reward Points for signing up to the American Express Platinum card. That’s enough to get Priority Club Platinum straight off. Apply now, convert your points and get  Platinum Status until 31/12/2013.

Why:
The American Express Platinum Charge is has an new opening offer only via this link which rewards you with 42,000 Membership Rewards (MR) Points.
You can exchange these for various airline miles or Priority club points. (The exchange rate is 2MR=3PCR)

What do you get:

  • A huge welcome bonus
  • Comprehensive Global Travel Insurance (for travellers up to 80 years old) **
  • Car Hire Excess Insurance
  • Access to bmi, Delta and all Priority Pass Airport Lounges *
  • Gold Status with Hilton & Starwood *
  • And more…

* Applies to you and one other primary card holder who you elect free of charge
** Applies to you, your, and up to 5 supplementary Gold card holders and those who travel with me at no extra cost

What does cost: It’s not cheap at £300 p/a but if you travel the benefits stack up pretty quickly and the travel insurance pays out where other policies tend not to

Where: UK Residents only

How: Apply here

When:Until: 22nd November 2010. Apply by: 31 st December 2010. On going

Notes:

  • *** Full disclosure: American Express are offering an incentive for existing members who refer new members
  • You don’t need to transfer your points straight away – hold on to them for as long as you like.
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50% off weekends in Middle East and Africa

November 6th, 2010 3 comments

What: Magical moments seem to double when you’re enjoying 50% off weekends. Experience your perfect weekend break at our hotels and resorts across the Middle East and Africa.

Where: Middle East & Africa

Brands: InterContinental,Crowne Plaza, Indigo, Holiday Inn and Express by Holiday Inn hotels

When:

  • Book by the 18th November 2010
  • Stay by 26th February 2011

How: Book now…

Notes:

  • Reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance of travel & is subject to availability
  • The booking will have to be fully prepaid & and is non-refundable.
  • The weekend sale rates are available for room bookings only & not for packages or other components.
  • Rates are subject to service charge & taxes
  • Promotion is valid as per the weekends in the country in which booking is consumed.

Points Breaks – On hold…

November 4th, 2010 2 comments

Thanks to Plizatnum for the this update:

Point Breaks has been temporarily disabled due to a glitch that seemed to allow PCR members to book $30 rooms using the web-only Points + Cash option. Though the list of PB hotels offering 5K point redemption nights has been removed, word has it that the list will return on or before 18-November.

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