Good value: Convert Hotel Points into British Airways Avios with a 35% bonus

British Airways is offering a 35% bonus when you convert hotel points into Avios until 31 March 2018.

Converting hotel points into frequent flyer points is usually poor value. If you stay at hotels regularly, you’re generally better off maintaining your points balance to redeem on free nights, especially if these points have been earned the hard way as a ‘road warrior’.

However, there is a way in which you could take advantage of the current promotion to ‘buy’ some cheap Avios at a rate far less than what you could buy from British Airways directly. Continue reading…

Intro to Radisson Rewards – hotel loyalty program for Radisson Blu, Park Inn and Plaza Plaza hotels

Club Carlson has recently been rebranded as Radisson Rewards, the loyalty program of what used to be Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and also rebranded as Radisson Hotel Group. The group operates around 1,300 hotels in about 100 countries, including the Radisson Blu, Park Inn and Park Plaza hotel brands.

In this guide, we’ll highlight key hotels in Australia and overseas; explain status benefits; and how to maximise value in earning and redeeming Radisson Rewards points. Continue reading…