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…
Review of the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
February 3, 2018
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is an iconic building situated in the historical site of Quebec City. Ever since I visited the capital city of Quebec many years ago, staying at the Frontenac had been on my bucket list.
A trick for better-using airline’s discount code
January 24, 2018
Many people have used this method in an opposite way, in order to avoid UA’s close-in booking fee, whom would book a flight far in the future, then call in and change to their desired departure date.
Hainan Airline’s “Flying+” and its flaws
January 4, 2018
Hainan Airline rolled out some value-added services, “Flying+,” being one of them, allows ticketed passengers to purchase services such as: Air Meals Prepaid Baggage Optimal Seat Selection I had the chance to try out two of the three services on…
Unpleasant stay at Sheraton Toronto Downtown
January 3, 2018
Sheraton Toronto Downtown Before starting this post, I would like to clarify one thing; this unpleasant trip may attribute from the busy season during my stay. I had a great stay on this same property last October during the second…
JW Marriott Bao’an vs. Hong Kong (30km away)
December 18, 2017
Recently, I had two layovers in Hong Kong and Shenzhen for one night in each city. After comparing using cash and points, I spent my precious Marriott/SPG points at JW Marriott Hong Kong and JW Marriott Bao’an. (45,000 or USD 600 Vs. 10,000 or USD 300).