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Point Savers w/ all hotel brands?

Old Feb 25, 15, 8:03 am
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Point Savers w/ all hotel brands?

Is there a master thread with PointSavers w/ diff. hotel brands

If not here's a start:

http://www.marriott.com/rewards/marr...PointSavers.mi

http://www.ihg.com/hotels/us/en/glob...ds/pointbreaks

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Old Feb 25, 15, 9:21 am
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great idea Would love to see this in the hotel deals forum as a wiki
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Old Feb 25, 15, 12:43 pm
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Far from all hotel programs have something like that. So I'm not sure how much longer than this the directory is going to be.

Choice has something quite different: It sometimes puts hotels in Europe "on redemption sale", but there's not a specific listing page for them, you just have to look them up one by one. (Choice redemptions at many of their hotels vary from one part of the year to the next anyway.) See this thread for more:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/choic...sale-year.html

(Choice used to also have a discount for a while every year or two on Preferred Hotels redemptions, but I haven't seen that in several years now.)
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Yeah, I didn't even realize Hilton ended the points stretchers until I was going to add it.
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Old Feb 25, 15, 2:52 pm
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how about SPG and Carlson?
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Old Feb 25, 15, 2:54 pm
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or Hyatt. I couldn't find any specific page
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Old Feb 25, 15, 2:55 pm
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great idea Would love to see this in the hotel deals forum as a wiki
Mods plz. feel free to move
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Old Feb 25, 15, 7:00 pm
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Mods plz. feel free to move
I'm not sure whether Hotel Deals would be the appropriate for this. From my experience (as well as right now looking at the first three pages of threads), Hotel Deals is about money deals, no one seems to discuss the best use of real hotel points there. So I'm thinking right here in MilesBuzz may be a better place.
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Old Feb 25, 15, 7:16 pm
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Point Savers w/ all hotel brands?

Deafly not hotel deals especially if you read what belongs in there as there is no reference to anything from a hotel awards points perspective it's all about cheap meaning dollars
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Old Mar 3, 15, 2:56 pm
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so no other pages besides ihg and marriott??
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Old Mar 3, 15, 7:49 pm
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so no other pages besides ihg and marriott??
Quite possibly not. In fact, you're the one who grouped IHG and Marriott together. In my mind, even though I'm a member of Marriott, their PointSavers, maxing out at 33% off, is too feeble for me to bother looking it up. I'm not going to go out of my way for that.

So to me it's only IHG's PointBreaks, which is 5000 points per night no matter how much the hotel is normally, that is worth driving a bit out of my way to stay virtually free (ie, not just on points, but on a trivially small number of points). So even though I'm more active in Marriott's program from an earning point, the PointBreaks list at IHG is the only list of its type that I bother looking at when it comes out.

Even though it's not a list, the Choice "redemption sale" is the second best IMHO, because it can take European hotels that might be 25k a night down to 8k a night. Again, that's significant.

Club Carlson savings on award stays are not based on any list, but on knowing that two-nights stays only cost one night (if you hold any of the Club Carlson credit cards from US Bank, including the one with no annual fee). So that's 50% off if you can make all your award stays with them exactly 2 nights, at any hotel in the Club Carlson program.

So different hotel programs have different ways of saving on award stays, and a list only works for a couple of them probably.
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Old Mar 4, 15, 9:37 am
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re: Club Carlson savings is it automatic with Club Carlson credit cards?
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Old Mar 4, 15, 2:31 pm
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re: Club Carlson savings is it automatic with Club Carlson credit cards?
I don't have one (yet), so I don't know precisely how it works. But if you go to the first post in the thread below, you'll find links to the cards, including the no-fee version. At each link, there's a footnote (it's footnote 2 in the no-fee version) which explains the "last night free" award benefit of the card. If you have more questions, search that same thread or ask in that same thread:

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/carls...available.html
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Old Mar 4, 15, 7:26 pm
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re: Club Carlson savings is it automatic with Club Carlson credit cards?
Yes.
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