Kimpton Hotel Vintage - Grand Reserve Spa Suite - Portland, OR

IHG Rewards Extends Status Again

If you currently hold IHG elite status, which would mean you could have earned it in 2019, 2020, or 2021 at this point, since they have extended yearly due to COVID-19, you will now...
kimpton secret sale

This “Secret” Kimpton Sale is the Real Deal

Usually, when I receive an email about a hotel chain having a big sale, I'm skeptical. It's usually a sliver of savings compared to their normal discounted rates. So when I got this email from...
The Nines Portland

72 Hours in Portland, Oregon (+ Lightning Reviews of The Nines and Kimpton Vintage)

I'd never been to Portland, OR before. I'd never even been to Oregon... But it had been on my list for a long time and it didn't disappoint! 72 Hours in Portland, Oregon A lot of...
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Round Up: AA Giveaway, Free LHW Status, Amex Platinum Changes, United Quest Launches, Hawaiian...

I'm still on our Hawaiian vacation, so I'm probably going to be checked out from this blog until next weekend (at least for the most part). Right now we are at the Grand Hyatt...
Le Grand Intercontinental Bordeaux

Why I Just Dropped My Value of IHG Rewards Points

Late last week, you may have read a whole bunch of commotion around the IHG Rewards program being "devalued" by as much as 30% on some awards. I took a measured approach, hoping that this...

Two Expiring Bonus Offers: Amex Blue Cash Preferred and IHG Premier

Amex Blue Cash Preferred - Expiring Welcome Bonus The American Express Blue Cash Preferred is a favorite among those that prefer cash back to points and spend heavily on supermarkets and gas. The card earns as follows: Earn...
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Hotel Chain COVID Cancellation Policies: October 2020

What are the Hotel Chain COVID Cancellation Policies in October 2020? Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, most hotel chains have made special waiver conditions for new hotel reservations, generally allowing cancellation up to...
Le Grand Intercontinental Bordeaux

It’s Back: IHG Premier Credit Card 140,000 Point Bonus Offer

IHG Premier Credit Card 140,000 Point Bonus Offer 'The IHG Premier Rewards Club credit card is back to offering it's Best Ever elevated bonus offer for 140,000 bonus IHG points when you spend $3,000 within...
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IHG: Double Points Through Dec 15th + 10,000 Points With Credit Card

IHG has announced its 4th Quarter promotion and, well, it's nowhere near as good as Hyatt's current Triple promotion, though better than the current Marriott Bonvoy promo. Double IHG Rewards points October 1 - December...

IHG Is Losing 103 Hotels: Here’s a List

Service Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SVC)  announced today that it will transfer 103 properties from the IHG brand to the Sonesta brand following a default on payments. As stated in the SVC Press Release: SVC’s management agreements with...