Best Bets – March, 30 2007

Best Bets – March, 30 2007
  1. Between Feb. 1 and April 30, 2007, Choice Privileges members who stay at any Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion Cambria Suites or Mainstay suites in the U.S., Canada, Caribbean or Mexico can choose to earn either triple Choice Privileges points or triple airline rewards on Air Canada Aeroplan, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, American AAdvantage, Continental OnePass, Delta SkyMiles, Frecuenta by Mexicana, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks, United Mileage Plus, US Airways Dividend Miles or Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, starting with their second stay.
  2. From March 1 through June 30, 2007, Select Guest members can earn triple Delta miles after completing your second qualifying stay at Omni Hotels. After the first qualifying stay, you’ll receive your usual 500 base miles; after the second qualifying stay, you’ll receive a 1,000-mile bonus each for the first and second stay. After each successive qualifying stay, you will receive 1,000 bonus miles. The triple mile offer will apply to a maximum of six stays and 9,000 total miles during the promotional period.
  3. United Mileage Plus members can redeem miles for dining certificates through Redeem 1,000 miles for a $25 certificate or 2,000 miles for four $25 certificates. Certificates are valid at nearly 7,000 restaurants nationwide. See for more information.
  4. Priority Club Rewards has a promotion that allows members to earn 3,000 bonus points or 1,000 bonus miles for every third qualifying night between Jan. 15 and April 30, 2007, at any InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites or Candlewood Suites worldwide. Maximum bonus award is 30,000 points or 10,000 miles and advance registration is required at http://www.priorityclub/3000
  5. Delta SkyMiles members can earn up to 45,000 miles (enough to redeem for a domestic first class ticket) for international travel between New York (JFK) and London (Gatwick). Until May 31, 2007, earn 45,000 bonus miles for BusinessElite (J or D fare classes) or 25,000 bonus miles for full-fare coach or discounted BusinessElite travel (I, Y, B or M fare classes). Plus, members who book JFK to Gatwick flights will earn an additional 2,500 bonus miles when paying with an American Express credit card. You must register for the promotion at before booking and complete travel by May 31.
  6. Earn double ATA Travel Awards points or Southwest Rapid Rewards credits when flying on Southwest/ATA Airlines codeshare flights or ATA Airlines-only service to or from New York (LaGuardia) or any destination ATA serves in Hawaii. Complete travel by April 30.
  7. TripRewards is offering double miles, TripReward points or rail points for each stay completed by June 10, 2007. To qualify, reservations must be made by May 10 and advance registration is required at or at 1-800-FOR-TRIP (1-800-367-8747). Members will receive twice the points for up to four double-point qualifying stays at participating Ramada, Wingate Inns, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, AmeriHost Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Super 8, Travelodge or Knights Inn in the U.S. and Canada.
  8. The Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Visa Signature card offers eight Rapid Rewards credits after your first purchase and up to eight more with balance transfers made within the first 90 days, double Reward Dollars on Southwest Airlines flight and vacation purchases and on Rapid Rewards preferred hotel and rental car partner purchases. You will also receive two Rapid Rewards credits every year on your cardmember anniversary plus an assortment of Signature card benefits. Mention card code 7GX2 if applying by phone at (888) 242-6597.
  9. Diners Club is currently running several special offers for their members, and this is one of the best. Travel to Iceland until May 31, 2007, for half the points. For 25,000 Club Rewards points, you can fly roundtrip coach to Iceland from the U.S. on Icelandair (30,000 points from Minneapolis or Orlando).
  10. As a Starwood Preferred Guest member, you can receive a free two-night weekend stay when you pay for three different stays with your MasterCard at participating Starwood hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific until April 30. You must register for this promotion online at or by calling and quoting registration code MFC.

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