Hotel & Trip Reviews

Castello del Nero, Tuscany: Italian Wine Country Hotel Review

Castello Del Nero is a fully renovated 12th century Tuscan castle located in the heart of Tuscany’s Chianti region. This hotel offers a unique experience that goes well beyond that of a typical luxury, five star hotel – beyond compare to any other that I have stayed in.

St. Regis Punta Mita – Mexico: Riviera Nayarit Luxury Hotel Review

The highly acclaimed St. Regis Punta Mita is the perfect retreat to “get away from it all” and take in the sun, sights and sounds of Riveria Nayarit. It is consistently rated as one of Mexico’s top luxury resorts and I couldn’t agree more.

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The Milepro Blog: Promotions, Deals, Trips, Reviews…

How to Save on Luxury Hotel Stays with Orbitz

I unexpectedly used Orbitz for a room at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo and saved over $200 per night vs the lowest rate on the hotel website. Check out how I did it!

Starwood Announces New “Tribute Portfolio” Brand with SPG Promotion

To celebrate the launch of Starwood’s 10th brand, Tribute Portfolio, SPG is offering members up to 10,000 bonus points for stays at the brand’s debut hotel, the Royal Palm South Beach Miami, through July 15, 2015.

SPG & Emirates: World Rewards w/ SPG & Emirates Skywards

SPG and Emirates announced an exciting new way earn Starpoints when you fly with Emirates or to leverage your status into more benefits when you stay at Starwood properties.

1,000 Free Hilton Points for Changing your Password

This may be the easiest 1,000 Hilton HHonors points you will ever earn! Hilton is trying to crack down on hackers getting into their system, so they are throwing out a nice incentive to get everyone to update their password right away!

Earn SPG Points with Uber

Uber and Starwood announced that as of February 24, 2015 you can earn 1 Starpoint for every $1 you spend with Uber. Learn how to register here..

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Travel Credit Cards: Reviews and Tips

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Review

The Chase Sapphire Preferred Credit Card has a great Sign up bonus and is perfect for those want to earn points toward free travel, but don’t want to be restricted to any single airline or hotel program. Read our complete review of the Sapphire Preferred Card.

Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express Review

The Starwood Preferred Guest from American Express is consistently rated the #1 travel reward credit card because of its flexibility and high earning potential. Read our review of the card to see if it is a good fit for you.

Frontier Airlines World MasterCard Review

The Frontier Airlines World Mastercard can get you 2 free domestic tickets right away. Check out our Review & Analysis to see if it is right for you

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Travel Hacking: How to Travel like a Pro

Credit Card Reconsideration Numbers

Just because you got a denial letter from the credit card company doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. Here are the credit card reconsideration numbers to call.

How to Credit Card Churn for Miles, Points & Free Travel

Earn free travel with this 6 step credit card churn strategy. Follow these steps and you will be on your way to seeing the world, for next to nothing….

The Value of a Hotel Point

The value of hotel points can vary greatly. Here is a review of the value of a given point within each of the major hotel properties.

How to get Hyatt Diamond Status with Status Match

Having top tier status in any major hotel program can be a huge benefit when traveling. Free breakfast, free internet and upgraded rooms can translate into big savings and a much more pleasant stay. Here is how to get Hyatt Diamond Status.

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