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Entries Tagged as 'Loyalty Programs'

Delta SkyMiles Won’t Expire

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Delta SkyMiles Won’t Expire

On Tuesday, Delta Airlines announced that miles accumulated under their SkyMiles loyalty program will no longer expire, effective January 1, 2011. Before this announcement, they expired 24 months after the member’s last qualifying activity. It’s an interesting move because airlines don’t like keeping a lot of miles on the books, especially for people who don’t […]

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InterContinental Hotels Group Priority Club Rewards

October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on InterContinental Hotels Group Priority Club Rewards

The InterContinental Hotels Group’s rewards loyalty program is called Priority Club Rewards (US site). Membership Tiers There are three membership tiers: Club Level: Everyone starts at the Club Level just by signing up to their Priority Club program. You get extended check-out, where available, a weekday newspaper, where available, and you can transfer points between […]

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Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society

June 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Royal Caribbean Crown & Anchor Society

Royal Caribbean’s loyalty program is known as the Crown & Anchor Society and, much like the other cruise loyalty programs, the first tier starts after the first cruise. I’ve never personally sailed on a Royal Caribbean cruise before but their reputation of building enormous megaliners is well documented. It was founded in 1969 by three […]

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Choice Privileges Hotel Rewards Program

June 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Choice Privileges Hotel Rewards Program

A few years ago we stayed at a Rodeway Inn in Ocean City, Maryland. It was a nice enough hotel and it was affordable, which was what we were looking for. It wasn’t until later that I learned they were part of Choice Hotels International, the same company that owns Comfort Inn, Sleep Inn, Cambria […]

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Hilton Honors Perk: Free Newspaper

June 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Hilton Honors Perk: Free Newspaper

I don’t stay at enough Hilton hotels to reach any of the tiers in their Hilton HHonors program, but as a matter of principle I tend to join any reward program if I can. You never know when it might come in handy. I had always known that most hotels will give you a complimentary […]

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AirTran A+ Rewards Program

June 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

My favorite airline is probably Southwest Airlines. They service so many of the airports I like traveling to, from my home airport at BWI to places like Las Vegas, Orlando, and the airports of my home state, New York. I’ve also been the beneficiary of their participation in the American Express Membership Rewards program, as […]

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Princess Cruises Captain’s Circle Loyalty Program

May 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We’ve taken a look at the Carnival Cruises Past Guest Recognition Program and the NCL Latitudes Program in our look at Cruise loyalty programs. Today we check out Princess Cruises’s program, called the Captain’s Circle, to see where it stacks up. While a loyalty program won’t be the deciding factor in what cruise you take, […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line Latitudes Loyalty Program

May 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Martha and I have gone on three cruises, two on Norwegian Cruise Line and one on Carnival. We’ve had a blast all three times, though we are big fans of NCL’s Freestyle Cruising mentality. With Freestyle Cruising, you don’t have to schedule a time to eat dinner at the “Fine Dining” restaurants (to use a […]

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Carnival Cruises Past Guest Recognition Loyalty Program

April 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Every cruise line has a loyalty program and Carnival is no different. Carnival Cruises has the “flattest” past guest recognition loyalty program of all the cruise lines, with two tiers: On your second cruise with Carnival, you are upgraded to the Gold Member status of the Past Guest Recognition program. On your 10th cruise, you […]

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