Registration Is Now Open For SPG’s Double Take Promotion

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that you are now able to register for SPG’s Double Take promotion.     Details:   Register for Double Take For stays from May 1 through July 31st you will earn double Starpoints on all eligible stays, that’s 4 points per $ spent. Earn 500 bonus points for … Read the Full Post

How to Get to Maui Free This Winter

It is getting to be that time of year again up here in the northern parts of the US where the weather is starting to cause us all to daydream about Maui or some other island where the sun is actually shining and you can’t see your breath whenever you go outside! Time to start … Read the Full Post

SPG Power Up Promotion Coming in 2013

Starwood has recently announced the SPG promotion for the first part of 2013. It is a little cheesy but they are calling it the SPG Power Up promotion. It kind of brings me back to the days when I was a kid playing Mario Bros on the Nintendo…. But anyway. with the Power Up promotion … Read the Full Post

Will Cable TV Kill Miles & Points Collecting?

The other day I was tooling around just looking through the forums on when I saw a new post that grabbed my attention. It read, “Travel Hacking TV Series”. Immediately I began to wonder what the post would be about. Could it really be that there was going to reality show about us miles & … Read the Full Post

Starwood Preferred Guest® Program (SPG) Review

Overview: The SPG program is held in high esteem by most avid miles and points collectors and for very good reason. The program has many valuable options with its points and only very few minor drawbacks. This is my go to hotel program. Hotel Brands under SPG: Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, W Hotels, Le Meridian  … Read the Full Post

Earning Miles and Points Without Credit Card Churning

Although sign-up bonuses on credit cards a great way to rack up a large stash of miles and points, it is by no means the only way to play the miles and points game. Maybe your still working on getting your credit up to the point where you can start taking advantage of credit card … Read the Full Post

Get a Free Weekend Night Stay Award that I almost missed!

I had never really gotten into the SPG program until about six months ago. I have had a ton of Hilton points, Marriott, Priority Club, and others and really enjoyed the elite benefits of the Hilton program so that became my hotel of choice, plus whenever I travel for work they usually put me up … Read the Full Post