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Luxury weekend in Paris

Pic: Mercedes-Benz C180 rental from Hertz Brussels Airport (Jan 2014) Last weekend, I made a short but luxurious trip to Paris. By combining a number of promotions and loyalty program deals, I managed to keep my expenses surprisingly low. Instead of…

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Grand Suite at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Fiji Trip Report Index Introduction: Belgium to Fiji in 13 flights (26561 miles, 42746km) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur Grand Suite at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Singapore Airlines First Class: The Private Room @ Changi Airport Singapore Airlines First…

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Loyalty Programs: Account Statuses (July 2012)

Back in May 2011, I published an insight in my loyalty program statuses including the number of points and miles earned.  More than a year has passed since then, so it’s time for an update: HOTEL LOYALTY PROGRAMS 1) PRIORITY…

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Club View King room at Grand Hyatt Seoul

Pic: River view from “Club View King” room at Grand Hyatt Seoul (Mar 2012) Pic: King Bed Club room at Grand Hyatt Seoul (Mar 2012) Pic: Seating area and work desk Club room Grand Hyatt Seoul (Mar 2012) After my…

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Hyatt Gold Passport: Diamond Status

Pic: Hyatt Gold Passport – Diamond Welcome Package (July 2011) Pic: Hyatt Gold Passport – Diamond Welcome Kit (July 2011) With my Hyatt Regency Cancun stay in June, I completed my status match challenge for the Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond…

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