Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Suite Dining Area

After a two hour AirBerlin flight from Munich, on which I was seated in the bulkhead next to the most annoying mother-daughter who talked  THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE FLIGHT, I landed at Thessaloniki Airport. It was a beautiful day and… Continue Reading


What Is the Best Hotel Credit Card for Earning Free Nights?

Hilton Munich Airport Suite Upgrade

A while back I wrote about the best hotel rewards program for earning free nights based on non-elite earning rates, which came down to Hilton HHonors, Club Carlson and Wyndham Rewards. Barring a really great mattress running opportunity, most of… Continue Reading


HotelsCombined: Substantial Savings On Your Next Hotel Booking!

Best Category 5 SPG Hotel Hotel Des Indes The Hague

Recently, I came across HotelsCombined, a booking site that offers some incredibly deals on hotel bookings. HotelsCombined searches over 50 travel sites for the best deals and I’ve found some very competitive rates at some sample properties, including the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos.… Continue Reading


What Is the Best Hotel Rewards Program for Earning Free Nights?

When it comes to the ease of earning free nights based on paid stays, people always scoff when I cite Hilton HHonors and Club Carlson as the best hotel rewards programs. “What about Hilton’s inflated award chart?” “Club Carlson hotels… Continue Reading


Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos: Tips for Saving Points and Cash

After reading great reviews about the all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, I booked a week-long stay in March. I ran into some difficulties during the booking process, including lack of award availability, but found a way around that. If you’re interested in staying… Continue Reading


Which Hotels Offer Remote Check-in?

Ever since my post on how to mattress run for hotel elite status cheaply was published a year ago, I’ve been getting comments and emails asking me which hotels offer remote check-in. For those who are unfamiliar with remote check-in,… Continue Reading


Grand Hyatt Singapore Grand Corporate Suite and Deluxe Room Review

The Grand Hyatt Singapore is located on Orchard Road, a busy shopping area and a great base from which to explore the city. It’s a Category 5 Hyatt hotel, which can be booked for 20,000 points or 10,000 points + $125 per… Continue Reading


Get Top-Tier Status Faster: Current Hotel Elite Status Challenges

It’s the summer travel season and while some of you are already enjoying your vacation, others are still in the planning stages to ensure they’re getting the most out of theirs. Part of that means making hotel booking decisions around… Continue Reading