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Manufacture Hotel Elite Status

Park Hyatt Sydney View

Two years ago, almost exactly to this day, I wrote a post titled “Don’t Abuse Bluebird, but…” in which I described how cheap it actually was to attain elite status in various programs. That post is quite dated now considering I talked about things like the Amex Prepaid cards (brings back memories) and Vanilla Reloads…

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Manufacturing Hilton Points

Welcome drinks and the view from the lobby.

I apologize to my email subscribers for receiving emails about old posts today. I changed the settings on a few posts and WordPress decided to send emails on all of them again, which I didn’t expect. I’m very sorry about filling your inbox!   Manufacturing Club Carlson Rewards Points Manufacturing Hilton Points   I recently…

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Manufactured Spending Your Way to the Best Hotels in the World

Many people are of the opinion that it’s not worth spending money on nice hotels. I disagree with that notion slightly; I think there are “tourist” locations where you plan to be out and about most of the day, and for these places it makes sense to me to spend your points or money at…

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Review: Conrad Bangkok

Conrad Bangkok Hotel Review

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh Samui Conrad Koh Samui Part 1 (Check-in and Room) Conrad Koh Samui Part 2 (Breakfast and Resort) The Conrad Bangkok is nearby the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit that I recently reviewed, but it’s…

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Conrad Koh Samui Review – Part 2 (Resort and Breakfast)

Conrad Koh Samui Review

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh Samui Conrad Koh Samui Part 1 (Check-in and Room) Conrad Koh Samui Part 2 (Breakfast and Resort)   In Part 1 of my Conrad Koh Samui review I described the check-in process…

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Conrad Koh Samui Review – Part 1 (Check-in and Room)

Conrad Koh Samui Review

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh Samui Conrad Koh Samui Review Part 1 (Check-in and Room) Conrad Koh Samui Part 2 (Breakfast and Resort)   I was coming to the Conrad after a two night stay at the…

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Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul – Old Town

"Sweet Dreams" Pillows

Introduction The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Turkish Airlines Business Class, LAX-IST on TK10 Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul – Old Town Some of My Activities in Istanbul The Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge in Istanbul   The taxi ride from IST airport to the Doubletree isn’t too far. We got to the hotel around…

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The Basics of Best Rate Guarantees

The "beach" at the Conrad Koh Samui.

The post ” The Basics of Best Rate Guarantees” was originally written by Travel Summary for (and still appears on) Hack My Trip. I’ve decided to re-post it here for my audience as well. A hotel Best Rate Guarantee (BRG) is one of my favorite tools when it comes to travel hacking because you have…

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Brief Thoughts on the InterContinental and Conrad Koh Samui Resorts

The sunset from my room's backyard was amazing!

Update: Full Reviews Now Available Conrad Koh Samui Part 1 Conrad Koh Samui Part 2 InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort   I’m in the midst of a long trip to Bangkok and Koh Samui and unfortunately the trip is sadly almost over. I stayed 2 nights at the InterContinental Samui Resort and two nights…

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Hotel Review: Hilton Hawiian Village

This is a guest post by contributor Thrifty Tourist. You can follow Thrifty Tourist on both Facebook and Twitter. Hotel Review: Grand Wailea Maui – A Waldorf Astoria Resort Hawaii Tips/Tricks Hotel Review: Hilton Hawiian Village Admirals Club / JAL Sakura Lounge HNL After spending 4 nights in Maui, I spent my final 5 nights at the Hilton Hawaiian Village…

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