Tag Archive: hotels

Jan 27

Getting best value out of IHG Hotels 5000points/night promotion

Currently InterContinental Hotels IHG  are running a great promotion where you can stay at one of their properties for just 5000 points per night.  And every travel blogger is writing off their keyboards about it. Typically IHG’s properties are listed for a lot more points per night and usually their redemption rates are some of …

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Jan 23

Cancelling a non-refundable hotel booking

I wrote about our upcoming current trip out to the East cost to spend some time iwth friends and family here and here  – and this morning we woke up in our hotel in Hartford and the Weather Channel wasn’t too kind in its predictions for the rest of our trip:   We were obviously concerned …

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Jan 20

How to effectively bid for hotels on Priceline

Earlier this week I wrote about our mini-vacation planning to go out East for my birthday to spend sometime with family and friends where I talked about what are my criteria to either booking hotel room through a discount site or hotel directly.  In that post the math, benefits and other tangibles tipped the scaled …

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