Welcome to another edition of Shop Talk, our podcast on paper. This week we’re going to discuss hotel elite status. A big part of the Milenomics mindset is to Be
Quick Summary: We just completed a stay at the St Regis Washington DC. Although it’s a very nice property, don’t expect a lot of leverage out of SPG Platinum status.
Update (8/4/2018): According to datapoints on FlyerTalk, the Citi Prestige Concierge is no longer allowing 4th night free to stack with Hyatt Prive benefits. No word whether Ritz..
We’re just back from a stay at the Marriott Munich. This is the second trip in a row we’ve stayed at a Marriott proper in Europe and although the accommodations
Greetings from the Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando. I’m having a stay here that is just, well, off. There is not one thing I could point to as catastrophic but
Quick Summary: It’s possible to stack the Citi Prestige 4th night free benefit with free night offers at hotels like the Four Seasons. You can pay with Citi ThankYou points
I realize in the big scheme of things, the complimentary toothbrush and toothpaste found in most mid-to-high end hotel rooms is minimal. But, based on a recent stay at the
Welcome to another edition of This Week in Bank Points where we examine the pros and cons of booking various forms of travel with flexible bank points like Chase Ultimate
You guys know I’m a huge fan of vacation rentals. From saving on food to 2 TVs to that all important closing door I recently mentioned it’s hard for me to
Mark this under Speculative, but Marriott is sending out e-mails to Marriott Rewards enticing Marriott Rewards Members to add their birthdays. This is a quick way to possible inc..
We’re just back from a week in Southern California during our April school break. Our focus was Disneyland and a stay at the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara in Carlsbad.
Rumors about the new combined Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott Rewards programs broke recently. The program appears to have gone the same direction as Hyatt by ditching bene..
Note: If you haven’t listed to the Saverocity Observation Deck podcast #78 you might want to before reading this post.
A good friend is headed to Italy with his wife and son
You may have seen that IHG Rewards Club points are on sale this week for just under .6 cents each. You’re seeing so much about them mostly because points sales earn
Main Street USA right before Park opening
We’re just back from a trip to Walt Disney World during the week Massachusetts schools have off for President’s Day each February. The w..
If you’re like me, your friends and family think you have a bunch of points & miles from frequent business travel.
But if you’re a Milenomic you realize that points &
Today’s the second Family Travel Tips/Tricks post here on Milenomics. I’m writing this series for new parents who want to keep traveling with their new Little Ones (LOs). When my
Amanyara Turks & Caicos Swimming Pool
“Brandon Asks” is a Reader Q&A series where we take real questions from real people and do our best to provide helpful unbiased information ..
“Brandon asks” is a Reader Q&A series where we take real questions from real people and do our best to provide helpful unbiased information on navigating the points & miles..
In Case You Missed Part 1I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty of work
You’re in Ka”anapali no matter where you stay.
I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty
So many trip reports out there tell you about all of the best hotel points redemptions. While I’m not immune to the $2500/night redemption I’m finding more and more of my travels
This is a guest post from fellow points/miles enthusiast and TDM friend Ben Komenkul. Ben recently checked out the new Marriott EMC2 in Chicago and I asked him to share