Travel Hacking Tutor http://www.travelhackingtutor.com Travel hacking tips for UK globetrotters Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:01 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.4 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-logosquare-32x32.png Travel Hacking Tutor http://www.travelhackingtutor.com 32 32 110876277 LAST CHANCE: Register To Earn Up To 75,000 Hyatt Points http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/31/register-to-earn-up-to-75000-hyatt-points/ Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:01 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5444 Today is the last chance to sign up and register for the Hyatt points promotion where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points for stays before 15th May 2019.  At last, the latest Hyatt points promotion has now launched, where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points during promotion period. This is the […]

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Today is the last chance to sign up and register for the Hyatt points promotion where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points for stays before 15th May 2019. 

At last, the latest Hyatt points promotion has now launched, where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points during promotion period. This is the first promotion of the year from Hyatt and runs until 15th May 2019, though you must register by today.

The Hyatt points promotion is fairly simple:

  • Receive 1,000 bonus World of Hyatt points per night (increased to 1,500 bonus Hyatt points per night at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties)
  • Receive bonus points from your second stay after registration – no bonus points on your first stay
  • Bonus is valid for cash nights, but also reward nights as well
  • Valid for stays before 15th May 2019
  • Registration required before 31st March 2019

With this promotion you can can earn up to 50,000 bonus World of Hyatt points, in addition to the usual earning rates, and this increases to up to 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points if staying at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties.

If you are able to maximise your hotel stays at their properties, then the Hyatt points promotion is one of the most lucrative currently available. The 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points earned can be redeemed for 3 nights at some of their best hotels throughout the world.

Remember to register for the Hyatt points promotion to earn up to 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points.

It’s also worth noting that promotion eligibility is determined by when you stay, and not by when you book. If you already have stays booked at Hyatt hotels during the promotion period these will earn the bonus points as long as you register for the promotion. Bonus points can also only be earned for one room per night, and the room must be occupied by the Hyatt account member to count toward this promotion.

Remember that you can purchase hotel points in other major hotel loyalty schemes which can save hundreds, even thousands, based on the cash prices at some resorts. In general the most exotic the resort the higher the saving when comparing cash and points prices.

Bonus points can be earned at all Hyatt brands including:

list of hyatt brands under world of hyatt

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7 DAYS: 50,000 Virgin Flying Club Miles Using Virgin Money Transfer Service http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/20/50000-virgin-flying-club-miles-using-virgin-money-transfer-service/ Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:00:18 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5339 This is a reminder that the awesome 50,000 Virgin Flying Club miles bonus for using the Virgin Money International Transfer service ends in 7 days. So far this has been the biggest Flying Club bonus offered from all of the Virgin brands this year. From all the brands under the Virgin umbrella, Virgin Money appear to […]

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This is a reminder that the awesome 50,000 Virgin Flying Club miles bonus for using the Virgin Money International Transfer service ends in 7 days. So far this has been the biggest Flying Club bonus offered from all of the Virgin brands this year.

From all the brands under the Virgin umbrella, Virgin Money appear to have had some of the best Flying Club bonuses. In the past Virgin Money offered 3,000 Flying Club miles when using the Virgin International Money Transfer service. Now Virgin Money have gone even further by offering 50,000 Flying Club miles for new customers using the Virgin Money Transfer service. The maximum bonus is almost enough Flying Club miles for a Upper Class flight from London Heathrow to Hong Kong (57,500 Flying Club miles).

The amount of Flying Club miles you earn depends on the size of your transfer:

Total transferred amount Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles
£5000 – £9999.99 2500
£10000 – £19999.99 5000
£20000 – £49999.99 10000
£50000 – £99999.99 25000
£100000+ 50000

There are also a few requirements you need to meet to qualify for the outstanding bonus, mainly that you are a new customer to the Virgin International Money Transfer service.

Virgin Money also promises a best exchange rate guarantee on all international money transfers, though it is always best to look around for the best rate and also consider international transfer specialists online. Virgin Money also publish all their exchange rates in a simple real-time chart.

To qualify for the offer you must:

  • Be a new customer, and not already have an existing Virgin Money International Transfer account
  • Open a new Virgin Money account to process the transfer (make sure to include your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club membership number during the application process)
  • Make a transfer for a minimum £5,000 before 27th March 2019

Virgin state that the miles will be credited to accounts within 60 days, but in the past when Virgin have promoted their different brands by offering Flying Club Miles, the miles earned are usually credited within 7 days. This miles promotion should be no different.

Transfer funds using the Virgin Money International Transfer service and receive up to 50,000 Flying Club Miles.

Offer ends 27th March 2019.

If you need Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles quick considering buying Virgin miles. Purchasing miles is a great way to quickly top up your account balance if you are a few miles short of a redemption.

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REMINDER: Register To Earn Radisson Rewards Points Until 31st March http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/12/register-to-earn-radisson-rewards-points-until-march/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:00:53 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5578 Radisson Rewards launched their Spring promotion a little while ago which runs until the 31st March 2019. Based on the amount of stays you make with the hotel group you could earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards points. Radisson Rewards, the loyalty scheme for hotel brands including Radisson Blu, Park Plaza, Park Inn, and Radisson Collection (originally Quorvus Collection) has […]

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Radisson Rewards launched their Spring promotion a little while ago which runs until the 31st March 2019. Based on the amount of stays you make with the hotel group you could earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards points.

Radisson Rewards, the loyalty scheme for hotel brands including Radisson BluPark PlazaPark Inn, and Radisson Collection (originally Quorvus Collection) has now launched its Spring promotion. You can earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards points on all eligible nights. The eligible nights even includes free award night redemption stays.

The promotion is quite simple and is based on the number of nights you stay before 31st March. It is not based on number of stays.

  • Stay 1 night, earn 1,000 bonus points
  • Stay 2 nights, earn 3,000 bonus points
  • Stay 5 nights, earn 10,000 bonus points
  • Stay 10 nights, earn 50,000 bonus points
  • Stay 20 nights, earn 120,000 bonus points

You do not have to wait until the end of the promotion for bonus points to post to accounts. Bonus points are credited to member’s accounts throughout the promotion period at the same time as standard points are credited. Bonus points earned are capped at 120,000 bonus points per member.

Register for the promotion to earn up to 120,000 bonus points on nights before 31st March 2019.

earn 120000 bonus radisson points

You may also be surprised to know that:

  • Stays paid for by using points or points and cash are eligible for the promotion.
  • Stays booked prior to the promotion but consumed during the promotional period are eligible.
  • You can register as late as just prior to checkout of your first eligible stay.
  • Bonus points can be redeemed for future stays, gift cards, prepaid cards, airline miles and more.

Promotion ends 31st March 2019.

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EXCLUSIVE: Instant Hilton SILVER Status (No Stay Required) http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/05/instant-hilton-silver-status-no-stay-required/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:52 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5580 A few years ago Hilton, unknowingly, made it very easy for anyone to gain Silver and Gold Honors status. It appeared that the links they had sent out to specific companies to try and entice their employees to stay at Hilton properties had appeared within many search engines. After the rebranding of the Hilton Honors […]

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A few years ago Hilton, unknowingly, made it very easy for anyone to gain Silver and Gold Honors status. It appeared that the links they had sent out to specific companies to try and entice their employees to stay at Hilton properties had appeared within many search engines. After the rebranding of the Hilton Honors scheme a little while ago (from Hilton HHonors to Hilton Honors) these links suddenly disappeared. Now it appears that through a series of links they are offering instant Hilton Silver status in their Hilton Honors scheme with no stay requirement.

Fast tracking your Hilton status is a great way of getting free room upgrades if you are staying at a Hilton property (loyal members are preferred over non-members in the hotel’s eyes) and Hilton Silver status set you on the way to Hilton Gold which get you free breakfasts when staying.

The instant Hilton HHonors Silver status, with fast track to Gold, works in the same way as the previous loophole. You now have the chance to upgrade to instant Hilton Silver status with just a few clicks – no hotel stay required. These offers are meant to be open to only cardholders of specific American Express cards, mainly in Singapore and Hong Kong, but the links are available publicly so anyone can register. Hilton also do not check (or are unable to check) if you actually hope that specific American Express card. There is no email verification and no address checks. This status loophole is again likely quick to be closed down so I would recommend signing up as soon as possible.

instant hilton silver status with winback offer

Instant Hilton Silver Status

To receive instant Hilton Silver status choose from the links below.

Not a Hilton Honors member: Sign up to Hilton Honors, then register for instant Silver status using the link above.

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The UK’s First Radisson RED In Glasgow (Take A Peek) http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/04/uks-first-radisson-red-in-glasgow/ Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:44 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5557 The Radisson Hotel Group, owner of hotel brands including Radisson Blu, Park Plaza, Park Inn, and Radisson Collection (originally Quorvus Collection) opened its first Radisson RED hotel in the UK- the Radisson RED Glasgow last year. The 174-room Radisson RED Glasgow hotel, based in the city’s West End, opened its doors following a £30 million investment. The hotel, which is […]

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The Radisson Hotel Group, owner of hotel brands including Radisson BluPark PlazaPark Inn, and Radisson Collection (originally Quorvus Collection) opened its first Radisson RED hotel in the UK- the Radisson RED Glasgow last year. The 174-room Radisson RED Glasgow hotel, based in the city’s West End, opened its doors following a £30 million investment. The hotel, which is located in the heart of the city, features keyless entry technology, and self-check-in and check-out. The keyless entry can be managed through the Radisson RED app, meaning that you never need to visit the hotel reception. From the app you can even chat to other guests. The Radisson RED Glasgow also allows dogs under 15kg to stay for £10 per night.

The Radisson RED Glasgow was the fifth RED hotel to open behind Brussels, Campinas, Cape Town, and Minneapolis (at the time of opening). The ground floor of the hotel has the OUIBar + KTCHN space which is the hotel’s food, drink and social hub. On the top floor of the hotel is the RED Sky Bar with great views over the city.

bargin room rates at the radisson red glasgow hotel

The Radisson RED Glasgow is the third hotel to open by Radisson Hotel Group in the city – after Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson properties. Room rates of the Radisson RED Glasgow hotel appear to be some of the cheapest in the city for a similar grade hotel at around £99 per night. For the occasional night in April they appear to be as low as £61 per night if booking direct on the Radisson site as you save 10% going direct.

Here are a few photos of the hotel to show you what you could experience from £61 per night.

radisson red glasgow hotel outside

Radisson RED outside

radisson red glasgow lobby

Lobby area

radisson red glasgow bedroom view

Guest bedroom with city view

radisson red glasgow guest bedroom

Junior suite guestroom

radisson red glasgow lounge seating

Eating area

radisson red glasgow skybar view

Radisson RED Glasgow Skybar views

radisson red glasgow skybar inside

Radisson RED Glasgow Skybar interior

radisson red glasgow cafe

Hotel cafe and social area

radisson red glasgow check in

Hotel check-in

Full details of the Radisson RED Glasgow hotel are available on the Radisson RED site.

Earn 120,000 Radisson Rewards Points

As a reminder to the original article you can earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards points on all eligible nights on stays before 31st March in the Radisson Rewards Spring promotion.

Earn the following based on the amount of stays you make with the hotel group:

  • Stay 1 night, earn 1,000 bonus points
  • Stay 2 nights, earn 3,000 bonus points
  • Stay 5 nights, earn 10,000 bonus points
  • Stay 10 nights, earn 50,000 bonus points
  • Stay 20 nights, earn 120,000 bonus points

Register for the promotion to earn up to 120,000 bonus points on nights before 31st March 2019.

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Hilton Gold & Diamond Status Match Valid Until March 2020 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/03/hilton-gold-diamond-status-match-extended-until-march-2020/ Sun, 03 Mar 2019 09:00:15 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5531 Last year Hilton introduced one of the best status match schemes in the hotel industry. Now they have extended their hotel status match policy, allowing you to get instant Hilton Honors status from now up until 31st March 2020. Status from other hotel groups can easily be transferred across to Hilton hotels by using their simple online […]

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Last year Hilton introduced one of the best status match schemes in the hotel industry. Now they have extended their hotel status match policy, allowing you to get instant Hilton Honors status from now up until 31st March 2020. Status from other hotel groups can easily be transferred across to Hilton hotels by using their simple online form. The status match can be used to match to Hilton Honors Silver, Gold or Diamond. Using this as a Hilton Diamond status match is a quick way of transferring across status instead of accumulating 30 stays, 60 nights or 120,000 base points.

The status match is valid instantly for 90 days, designed to give you a taste of elite status, and is extended until 31st March 2020 depending on which level you match to and if you stay with Hilton.

  • Hilton Honors Gold status match – Complete 4 stays in 90 days to keep your status until 31st March 2020.
  • Hilton Honors Diamond status match – Complete 8 stays in 90 days to keep your status until 31st March 2020.

The key to being able to meet this stay requirement is to request a status match just before you plan on making your first stay.

Even if you have a mid tier status with another hotel the match is worth considering. Hilton Honors Gold status has one of the best mid-level hotel statuses offered by a chain hotel. Hilton Honors Gold status offers a complementary breakfast for guests at the majority of their hotels, and occasionally you will receive a free room upgrade (see all Hilton Honors Gold status benefits). Hilton Diamond status, which is the top Hilton Honors level, offers lounge access in addition to the Gold benefits (see all Hilton Honors Diamond status benefits).

Match Your Existing Status To Hilton Honors

Complete the form online so Hilton can match you to a similar level in their hotel loyalty scheme, Hilton Honors. If you are not already a Hilton Honors member you can first sign up to Hilton Honors, then complete the form online to match your existing hotel status to Hilton Honors.

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BOOKABLE WITH POINTS: Virgin Atlantic Flights To Tel Aviv, Israel http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/03/01/bookable-with-points-virgin-atlantic-flights-to-tel-aviv-israel/ Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:51 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5476 A couple of weeks ago Virgin Atlantic confirmed flights to Tel Aviv, Israel from London Heathrow starting later this year. This new route puts them in direct competition with both British Airways (operating a Boeing 777) and EL AL (operating a Boeing 787) who currently have two flights per day, making this the fifth daily direct […]

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A couple of weeks ago Virgin Atlantic confirmed flights to Tel Aviv, Israel from London Heathrow starting later this year. This new route puts them in direct competition with both British Airways (operating a Boeing 777) and EL AL (operating a Boeing 787) who currently have two flights per day, making this the fifth daily direct flight to Tel Aviv. These Virgin Atlantic flights to Tel Aviv are now bookable with Virgin Flying Club miles.

From 25th September 2019, Virgin Atlantic will operate an Airbus A330-300 from London Heathrow to Ben Gurion Airport Tel Aviv, Israel for the route. Flights are set to go on sale from 25th February. With this aircraft being in the traditional Virgin Atlantic long haul configuration it offers 31 business class seats in Upper Class, 48 in premium economy, and 185 in economy. This comes to a total of almost 200,000 seats a year between London and Tel Aviv.

When flights were announced on the new Tel Aviv route Flying Club availability was not loaded, meaning that no information was available about Flying Club miles redemption rates. Speculation was based on the Dubai redemption, which is a longer distance and priced at 10,000 miles in economy, 17,500 miles in premium economy and 37,500 miles in Upper Class one-way. Virgin Atlantic have now confirmed that redemptions will be cheaper than the Dubai route.

Virgin Atlantic flights to Tel Aviv cost the following when redeeming Virgin Flying Club miles:

Standard season

Economy Premium Upper Class
One-way 9000 16000 28000
Return 18000 32000 56000

Peak season

Economy Premium Upper Class
One-way 11000 20000 33000
Return 22000 40000 66000

If you are planning on travelling with an infant (who for Virgin Atlantic need to be under 2 years old at the time of travel), then you will pay 1,000 miles in economy, 2,000 miles in premium economy and 2,000 miles in Upper Class one-way. These are bargain rates and are regardless of route.

Standard season and peak season travel dates for 2019, and early 2020, are as follows:

Standard season

  • 7th January 2019 – 3rd April 2019
  • 23rd April 2019 – 21st June 2019
  • 9th September 2019 – 12th December 2019
  • 7th January 2020 – 31st March 2020

Peak season

  • 4th April 2019 – 22nd April 2019
  • 22nd June 2019 – 8th September 2019
  • 13th December 2019 – 31st December 2019
  • 1st January 2020 – 6th January 2020

The strange thing about Virgin Atlantic standard and peak dates is that this is a blanket approach across all destinations – no seasonality it taken into consideration. Depending on where you are planning to go, such as the Barbados route with Virgin, then are peak season this is priced at a standard redemption rate. Also for those outside of the UK, where schools do not have the same term patterns, you might be able to find standard redemption rates.

If you need Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles quick considering buying Virgin miles. With this being a new route availability still appears to be excellent.

Virgin Atlantic have also aligned arriving flights into London Heathrow airport to sync up with popular departing flights to America, allowing customers on Delta and Virgin to easily transfer.

Flight times from 25th September 2019:

VS453 – Departs London Heathrow 13:30, arrives Tel Aviv 20:35

VS454 – Departs Tel Aviv 07:15, arrives London Heathrow 11:10

Flight times from 27th October 2019:

VS453 – Departs London Heathrow 16:00, arrives Tel Aviv 23:05

VS454 – Departs Tel Aviv 06:05, arrives London Heathrow 09:55

Upper Class return tickets from London to Tel Aviv currently have great availability and are priced at 56,000 Virgin Flying Club miles + £324 taxes in standard season:

virgin atlantic london to tel aviv upper class

Premium Economy one-way tickets from Tel Aviv to London have much lower taxes and are priced at a bargain 16,000 Virgin Flying Club miles + $58 taxes (approx. £44) in standard season:

tel aviv to london premium economy one way

If you need Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles quick considering buying Virgin miles. With this being a new route availability still appears to be excellent.

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REGISTER NOW – Earn 75,000 Hyatt Points In The Latest Hyatt Points Promotion http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/02/27/earn-75000-hyatt-points-in-the-latest-hyatt-points-promotion/ Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:40 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5434 At last, the latest Hyatt points promotion has now launched, where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points during promotion period. This is the first promotion of the year from Hyatt and runs until 15th May 2019, though you must register by 31st March 2019. The Hyatt points promotion is fairly simple: Receive 1,000 […]

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At last, the latest Hyatt points promotion has now launched, where you can earn up to 75,000 Hyatt points during promotion period. This is the first promotion of the year from Hyatt and runs until 15th May 2019, though you must register by 31st March 2019.

The Hyatt points promotion is fairly simple:

  • Receive 1,000 bonus World of Hyatt points per night (increased to 1,500 bonus Hyatt points per night at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties)
  • Receive bonus points from your second stay after registration – no bonus points on your first stay
  • Bonus is valid for cash nights, but also reward nights as well
  • Valid for stays before 15th May 2019
  • Registration required before 31st March 2019

With this promotion you can can earn up to 50,000 bonus World of Hyatt points, in addition to the usual earning rates, and this increases to up to 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points if staying at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties.

If you are able to maximise your hotel stays at their properties, then the Hyatt points promotion is one of the most lucrative currently available. The 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points earned can be redeemed for 3 nights at some of their best hotels throughout the world.

Remember to register for the Hyatt points promotion to earn up to 75,000 bonus World of Hyatt points.

It’s also worth noting that promotion eligibility is determined by when you stay, and not by when you book. If you already have stays booked at Hyatt hotels during the promotion period these will earn the bonus points as long as you register for the promotion. Bonus points can also only be earned for one room per night, and the room must be occupied by the Hyatt account member to count toward this promotion.

Remember that you can purchase hotel points in other major hotel loyalty schemes which can save hundreds, even thousands, based on the cash prices at some resorts. In general the most exotic the resort the higher the saving when comparing cash and points prices.

Bonus points can be earned at all Hyatt brands including:

list of hyatt brands under world of hyatt

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives – No Longer Bookable Using Hilton Honors Points? http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/02/26/waldorf-astoria-maldives-no-longer-bookable-using-hilton-honors-points/ Tue, 26 Feb 2019 09:00:31 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5442 Around one week ago the highly anticipated Hilton Waldorf Astoria Maldives hotel opened it’s doors for both cash and Hilton Honors points bookings for it’s official opening on 1st July 2019. Regular readers will know that even though the hotel became bookable using Hilton Honors points it was higher than the existing points cap, and […]

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Around one week ago the highly anticipated Hilton Waldorf Astoria Maldives hotel opened it’s doors for both cash and Hilton Honors points bookings for it’s official opening on 1st July 2019. Regular readers will know that even though the hotel became bookable using Hilton Honors points it was higher than the existing points cap, and will cost you 120,000 Hilton Honors points per night – a 25% increase to their existing points cap per night – which could trigger for other properties to move into this bracket. Also now we hear that the exclusive 5-star resort has for a temporary period been no longer bookable using Hilton Honors points.

120000 hilton honors points per night at waldorf astoria maldives hotel

Rooms at the Waldorf Astoria Maldives are bookable from 1st July 2019, and for a low tier room start at around £1,600 per night, making this resort one of the most expensive brand hotels in the Maldives. When the hotel first allowed bookings you could see that you would need to redeem 120,000 Hilton Honors points per night for a standard room at the Waldorf Astoria Maldives, more than the current Hilton Honors cap of 95,000 points per night. You may want to stock up on Hilton Honors points, with a 100% bonus, in the current promotion (ends today).

With properties like this in the Hilton portfolio they may even increase redemption by introducing a new category specifically for this property, as you would be getting around 2 pence per Hilton Honors point – much more than the usual 0.3 pence per point. Let’s hope that Hilton don’t see this as a start of redemption increases at other properties.

Will The Waldorf Astoria Maldives Permanently Stop Hilton Honors Points Bookings?

The good thing to know is that the Hilton Waldorf Astoria Maldives is now allowing members to book again using Hilton Honors points – but the question is how long will this last?

The first positive point to note is that the Hilton Honors terms and conditions state that that hotels must offer all standard rooms as free night awards with no blackout dates, meaning that if a standard room is available at the hotel they must sell it for cash or allow it to be booked using Hilton Honors points.

The bad news is that the hotel could try to create a new category of rooms, that would then become the standard rooms. This would all the Waldorf Astoria Maldives hotel to add only a couple of rooms into this new category to control that amount of rooms bookable via Hilton Honors points (let’s hope that doesn’t happen).

If you are looking at booking the Hilton Waldorf Astoria Maldives using Hilton Honors points this is certainly the time to jump. There have been no reports that points bookings at the hotel have been cancelled, but they could stop Hilton points bookings anytime in the future. If you are waiting to book I would personally book now. If you are a few points short you can stock up on Hilton Honors points, with a 100% bonus, in the current promotion which ends today.

You can read more about the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi direct on the Hilton site.

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25,000 Virgin Flying Club Miles Starting A Virgin Money Life Insurance Policy http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/2019/02/26/25000-virgin-flying-club-miles-starting-a-virgin-money-life-insurance-policy/ Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:01 +0000 http://www.travelhackingtutor.com/?p=5402 If you’re looking to quickly increase your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles balance then one of the easiest ways at the moment could be to consider signing up and using Virgin Money products. The Flying Club bonuses currently offered on Virgin Money products are difficult to compete with, and you rarely see bonuses this good […]

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If you’re looking to quickly increase your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles balance then one of the easiest ways at the moment could be to consider signing up and using Virgin Money products. The Flying Club bonuses currently offered on Virgin Money products are difficult to compete with, and you rarely see bonuses this good for British Airways Avios.

Currently Virgin Money are offering for following Flying Club bonus miles:

The bonuses above will give you more than enough Flying Club miles for a return Upper Class flight from London Heathrow to Dubai, or put you well on your way towards a London Heathrow to Hong Kong return Upper Class flight. It’s pretty amazing that you can quickly gain enough Virgin Flying Club miles for return Upper Class redemptions by using a few of the Virgin Money products.

25,000 Flying Club Miles With A Virgin Money Life Insurance policy

Until 28th March, if you’re a Virgin Atlantic Flying Club member and you take out Virgin Money Life Insurance, you will receive up to 25,000 Flying Club miles.

The amount of Flying Club miles you earn depends on the monthly premium of your life insurance:

Monthly premium Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles
£5 – £9.99 2000
£10 – £19.99 4000
£20 – £29.99 8000
£30 – £39.99 12000
£40 – £49.99 16000
£50+ 25000

There are very few requirements you need to meet to qualify for the bonus, mainly that you are a new customer to Virgin Money Life Insurance.

To qualify for the offer you must:

  • Be a new customer, and not already have an existing Virgin Money Life Insurance policy
  • Open a new Virgin Money Life Insurance policy (making sure to include your Virgin Atlantic Flying Club membership number during the application process)
  • Start a life insurance policy with a minimum monthly premium of £5.00 before 28th March 2019

Virgin state that the miles will be credited to accounts within 60 days, but in the past when Virgin have promoted their different brands by offering Flying Club Miles, the miles earned are usually credited within 7 days. This miles promotion should be no different.

Start Transfer funds using the Virgin Money International Transfer service and receive up to 50,000 Flying Club Miles.

Offer ends 28th March 2019.

If you need Virgin Atlantic Flying Club Miles quick considering buying Virgin miles. Purchasing miles is a great way to quickly top up your account balance if you are a few miles short of a redemption.

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