Travel Rewards Archive

IHG Rewards Club program changes announced

How often are hotel award program changes terrible? When I saw the tweet below from IHG about upcoming Rewards Club changes, I immediately thought “oh no”. IHG Rewards Club is changing: Taking advantage of all the benefits you love is now even easier http://t.co/a1pfTA75fn pic.twitter.com/bawE86O2YK — IHG Rewards Club (@ihgrewardsclub) April 13, 2015 Thankfully, IHG’s […]

Wyndham Rewards announces program overhaul

Travel rewards programs change from time to time, and rarely are these changes for the benefit of the customer. That’s why today’s announcement by Wyndham Rewards is so shocking. In short, Wyndham is getting rid of all of their award tiers. One free night in a Wyndham-portfolio hotel can currently run anywhere from 5,500 to 50,000 […]

British Airways accounts frozen as a precaution – Don’t Panic!

Don’t panic. That’s the wise advice from Douglas Adams’ “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy”. It’s a pretty good thought to remember when you’re traveling and the unexpected happens. Yesterday, many people were surprised to find that they were unable to access their British Airways Executive Club accounts. Their login credentials were not accepted, so they requested password […]

500 free Virgin America Elevate points

Virgin America is offering a nice little holiday gift for those who participate in their Elevate frequent flier program. Program members should have received an e-mail this week offering 500 bonus Virgin America Elevate points. The catch? There is none, just enjoy the free miles once you register. The Ts & Cs say they should […]