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A Study: Marriott Air and Hotel Package Redemption

Recently, Marriott has quietly added two more options for people redeeming air and hotel package, for 420K MR points, you can get the usual 120K airline miles (e.g. Aeroplan, Alaska or Virgin Atlantic), and a seven-night certificate at any tier 1-3 Ritz-Carlton or Edition properties. For 120K MR points more, you can get a seven-night certificate at any tier 4-5 Ritz or Edition hotels. 

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Using Alaska miles for redeeming Air France award flight

In points and miles community, many people have jumped on the waggon of ex-CAI flight fares due to sudden massive devaluation Egypt Pounds last November. The question arises after we acquired our flight tickets originating from Cairo, HOW DO WE GET THERE? (Air France New Business Class using Alaska Miles of course)

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Price-matching for hotels

I have promised some friends to share my successful attempts on taking advantage of the price matching policies from Luxury Hotels. It has been a hectic fall, so I will just do a walkthrough on the things you need know to get the best hotel room for least possible money spent.