In case you are in rush of booking your Christmas travels, I would like to point out one thing that may drive you crazy and ruin your holiday Alaska miles burning plan.
It has been quite exciting two days following the Marriott’s announcement on Monday.
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.
Update: Further details were revealed: According to the newest rumour, once the program was merged, the new tiers read as follow (H/T Snoop): Silver status at 10 nightsGold status at 25 nightsPlatinum status at 50 nightsPlatinum Premier status at…