Status Match to Discovery Loyalty Black

Status Match to Discovery Loyalty Black This summer I am planning a trip to Scandinavia.  In doing research for my trip, it became quickly apparent that none of my go-to hotel brands have a footprint in Norway.  I enjoy staying at local hotels; but I miss the benefits of elite status and opportunity to earn … Read more

Improvements for Canopy by Hilton

I just completed my stay at the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre.  In the long run it will be a great property (I believe) but they have a ways to go.  Here are my suggestions: Wait to open until the hotel is finished being built.  The Canopy in Reykjavik is the first property in … Read more

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Welcome Kit

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic welcome kit

JetBlue TrueBlue Mosaic Welcome Kit After signing up for the JetBlue points match promotion I applied for a status match (note the promotion has ended).  Within a few days I received an email that I had been matched from my Alaska MVP Gold 75K to TrueBlue Mosaic status.  A month (and a day) later I received in … Read more

Hyatt Stay Credits through Mlife

Delano Las Vegas

One of my favorite ways to rack up Hyatt stays is through visiting Las Vegas.  In order to achieve and maintain Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond status (top level) you must stay at Hyatt properties for 50 nights in a year OR stay 25 times (number of nights per stay doesn’t matter).  I find the 25 … Read more

Problems achieving American Platinum status

Recently I wrote about my plan to achieve Platinum status with American Airlines through their LinkedIn challenge.  Unfortunately for me I ran into problems achieving American Platinum status; some of the problems were caused by me while others were not.  The verdict is still out as to whether or not I will get Platinum. Mileage … Read more