Travel Tidbits and Reviews of Special Offers

I wrote yesterday about Rocketmiles and how you can earn Frequent flyer points with them.  If you sign up through my link, you will earn 1,000 points and to further sweeten the deal, if you then go online and book three nights, you’ll earn 5,000 miles.  Here are the details.

Hyatt just announced their newest promotion – Endless Possibilities – which begins on January 15th and continues through to April 30th, 2014.  During this promotion, you’ll have the opportunity to decide if you want to earn free nights or points.  Registration begins January 9th, 2014.  After five nights of stays you can earn a free night at a Category 1-4 Hyatt OR you can earn 5,000 points.  It’s your choice.

United and Marriott continue their relationship.  As originally written here United and Marriott will continue there joint venture.  You do need to have status with one of them either Gold for United or Platinum with Marriott.

When encountering delays during your holiday travels, try using twitter to get the airlines to help you.  Many people have had great luck with @DeltaAssist, @United, @USAirways  Rather than waiting in line with the gate agent, tweet to try and get help alittle sooner. If you have access to a lounge, go to the lounge and the agents there will help you and the line may be a little shorter than waiting at the gate for one of the agents who are helping everyone.

Get either 8 points per dollar from the Ultimate Rewards Mall OR 12% back from Ebates when you order my favorite travel purse – the criss cross anti-thieft bag.  Here is my blog that goes into detail about my favorite travel purse.


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