Wyndham Rewards is a program that I don’t cover very much, largely because I don’t consider it penny on dollars return program. They do occasionally keep coming out with the promotions that are worthwhile. Wyndham property is usually low range to mid range property mostly where the price tag is usually between Rs 2500 to Rs 5000.  I have stayed...
Has it ever happened that you forgot your ID while check-in or at home and you are not sure what you are supposed to about it? Or you reached hotel and they ask for your ID and you are unable to find your id.  None of the above is applicable if you are international soil and have lost your passport. You...
What are you chasing? Not everyone wants to take a holiday to new far flung out land where they have to explore new realms, work out the language, work out the map and so many other things. They find all that very stressful.   Either they hire a travel agency who would book all the package, work a comprehensive itinerary for them. They...
Even if you’re new to the points and miles game, you’ve probably heard the term “mileage run” before. In essence, a mileage run is when a traveler takes a flight (or series of flights) for the sole purpose of earning miles. This technique is slowly becoming irrelevant though still very relevant for people who are currently on Jetprivilege program as...
The cryptocurreny is considered the future currency of the world. It is free from corruption and miscalculations of governments. As of now, it is a true form of commercial freedom. No more paying stringent fees to governments, banks, or forex exchanges to get your money. For first world countries, it may not matter much as USD (US Dollar),...
All big loyalty program announce their award charts every year. I don’t know criteria that are used for them to make the chart. Most of the times, the chart just doesn’t make any sense to me.  This year so far IHG has devalued their award chart. It means that you have to use more points to get a free night...
Have you ever tried to book your Partner award booking with Jet Airways? It is nothing short of an adventure.  You need patience, and more patience and even some bit of tolerance.  What is Partner Award Booking? Well, if you want to book a ticket to a place where Jet Airways doesn't fly or doesn't have a direct flight for. It has...
Now most of the Indian OTA are providing free cancellation for domestic flights if you pay them Rs 100 extra.  All the airlines are charging way over that amount to cancel the tickets. This deal makes loyalist like me change all local bookings to OTA instead of using the main site.  Today, only for Jet Airways you lose 250 JPMiles which...
For a person who spends better part of the year on the road and doing basic tasks might feel like a huge issue.  These diary entries are amusing insights into FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS and their solutions.  How simple task as shopping online can be a big issue for someone who spends over 200 nights in hotels. Funny Example Online Shopping During...
Hilton has got its name changed from Hilton “HHonor” to just “Honor” kicking away the extra ‘H’ to make it sound obvious and logical. This comes along with several other changes made in its loyalty program specifically the 4 features. Retail shopping with points I think it is the most exciting one. Points can be redeemed for spending to buy...