Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and their low/off-peak season midweek business class advance purchase round trip fares between Los Angeles (LAX), USA and Barcelona (BCN), Spain.
IHG’s Kimpton Hotels have launched a Suite sale with extras for stays in Europe through December 17, 2021.
IHG Rewards members get a daily hotel credit, breakfast for two, and early check-in and late check-out based on availability. The rate is not prepaid, but there is a minimum stay requirement of two nights.
Deloitte releases a study in April (access here). The consultancy predicted Australia’s border and quarantine requirement to stay in place for far longer than first thought, and that indeed appears to be the case.
Any hope of the country opening late this year is crushed by the delayed vaccine roll out and expectancy that the pandemic is under control worldwide before lifting controls.
Thai Government: Covid Cases Must Reach Zero Before Phuket Reopening, 300 Baht Foreigner Arrival Fee On Track
The Thai Goverment has declared that the reopening of Phuket to foreign tourists under the so called Sandbox model this summer is dependent on Covid-19 cass being completely eliminated.
As the Minister for Tourism & Sports said, the number of Covid-19 cases in Phuket must reach zero before it reopens to foreign tourists on July 1 which is a complete fantasy at this point.
World Of Hyatt New Hotels 1,000 Bonus Points Per Night Through June 30 & Updated Until October 31, 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 celebrates the opening of its 1,000th hotel and offers 1,000 bonus points per night when staying at these hotels through June 30, 2021, and then back to the standard 500 bonus.
United Airlines MileagePlus 40th Anniversary Discounted Awards For Travel June 1 – August 31, 2021 (Book On May 6)
United Airlines is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of its MileagePlus frequent flier program by offering discounted domestic and international awards that must be booked today (May 6).
Select domestic economy awards are on sale at 4,000 miles each way (roundtrip required), while international destinations are price at 40,000 miles return. The offer is valid for travel from June 1 – August 31, 2021.
Here’s a comprehensive look at IHG Rewards promotional opportunities, both rate and points for May 2021.
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Last week United Mileage Plus announced they would credit all MileagePlus Premier members outside of the 50 states of the United States as of January 1, 2021, four United flight segments required to reach/maintain tier status.
These segments have now posted to members accounts and as long as they credit sufficient flight activity from Star Alliance partner airlines to the account it’s sufficient to qualify for Premier status even without flying United.
Hilton and American Express have launched more lucrative offers for Honors cobranded Amex-cards approved from today (May 6, 2021).
New Hilton Honors American Express Card can get you up to 130,000 points and Surpass and Business cards up to 180,000.
Sonesta has launched a promotion for stays of 3 to 5 nights this summer at participating properties.
Sonesta Travel Pass members booking using promotional code SAVE30 save 15%, 20%, or 30% on stays through September 7, 2021, if booked by June 30.
Southwest Airlines has sent out targeted offers for select Rapid Rewards members, offering them a complimentary A-List status.
The promotional A-List is valid through June 30, 2021, and there doesn’t appear to be a fast track offer associated with this offer.