Earning points with One&Only stays: two nights at Emirates Wolgan Valley for $1590 plus earn points on your stay

In this guide we look at the various options for earning points or rewards for stays at One&Only Resorts, either by booking direct and through an online travel agent.

Through Emirates, there is currently an all-inclusive package of two nights’ accommodation, meals and activities at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in New South Wales – and you can earn points in a number of frequent flyer programs.
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Asia Miles extends 30% bonus on transfers from hotel partners, but SPG no longer included

Asia Miles is one of our preferred programs for long-haul oneworld redemptions, with favourable pricing over Qantas Frequent Flyer, for example, on a number of routes.

Like most frequent flyer programs they have a number of partnerships for earning points from hotel stays – whether you book directly with the hotel or via an online travel agent.

They have extended their 30% bonus on Asia Miles earned from points transfers from a range of hotel partner programs until the end of February, which is pretty decent deal. Continue reading…

How to save money on hotel stays with the Citi Prestige Fourth Night Free Benefit

One of the most valuable benefits that come with being a Citi Prestige Visa Infinite cardholder is the fourth night free when booking hotels through the Citi Concierge, which can amount to some decent savings.

In this guide, we compare booking through the Citi Concierge service and online through Hotels.com to see how much you can actually save. Plus, we outline a few key terms and conditions and caveats to be aware of, as well as how to go about booking through this service. Continue reading…

Guide to Hotels.com Rewards program – offers savings of 10% or more on hotel bookings

Hotels.com Rewards (formerly Hotels.com Welcome Rewards) is usually my primary hotel loyalty, although this year my travels will lead me to focus on Starwood – but that’s an anomaly.

Last year I used Hotels.com and managed to earn an average rebate of around 16% on my hotel spend, and with a vast range of hotels and accommodation types to choose from, it’s my go to program for making paid hotel bookings.

It won’t be for everyone, but here’s how it works for me. If you end up signing up for Hotels.com Rewards making bookings through them, then it would be greatly appreciated if you do so using my affiliate link below and help support the site.
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