Friday, October 11, 2013

Oct 11 Update: Milepoint Premium Membership perks, Melia Mas Rewards Buy Points Bonus, iPrefer booking bonus (today & Oct 22 only)

Last one for this week. Updates and everything else will be back next Tuesday. Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

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News, Tips & Tricks, the second largest frequent flyer community forum is once again offering limited premium memberships with some decent perks (Hilton Gold Status, 10% off Hyatt Gift Cards, 1,000 MileagePlus miles + more) for only $49.95. Full details here

Of course, if you missed it yesterday be sure to check out our latest feature:
Rewards Canada's Guide to Business Class Lounge Access

In the bonus offer section, two offers of note:
The first is from Melia International's Mas Rewards program. It is a buy points offer and while there so-so value in buying the points for actual Melia stays there can be great value in buying them for transfers to two airlines. Mas Rewards only began selling points late in 2012 and we broke the news that you could use them for getting business class flights on Air Berlin for cheaper than buying them outright (see our posts here and here) and then Jeff over Boarding Area discovered another great redemption, transferring to Miles and More for first/business class redemption within the U.S. or Canada. You can read his take on this here. The only word of warning seems to come in the comments on his piece that some people's miles that were transferred to Miles and More have disappeared from their accounts.

Also check out the 'today only' and 'October 22 only' booking bonus foir with Preferred Hotel Group's iPrefer program

Bonus Offers

Hilton HHonors
- Double HHonors points when you stay on the 2X Points Package at participating Hilton Hotels Worldwide. More...  Untill Nov 1, 14
- Double HHonors Points for stays on "The HHonors Weekend, " rate at the Hilton Alexandria Corniche.  More...  Until Oct 30, 14

IHG Rewards Club
- Earn up to 5,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Points for stays at select IHG Hotels in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, the Middle East and Africa. More... Until Dec 31, 13

Korean Air SKYPASS
- Earn up to Triple SKYPASS Miles for stays at Hilton Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Earn double miles when you stay 2 nights or triple miles for 3 nights or more.  More...  Until Dec 31, 13

Melia International Mas Rewards
- Earn up to 30% Bonus Mas Points when you buy Mas points online. More... Until Oct 31, 13

Preferred Hotel Group iPrefer
- Earn Double iPrefer Point when you book any hotel or resort on on double digit days. More... Book on Oct 11 or 22 for stays until Feb 28, 14

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