Good morning from Mumbai, where yours truly is almost heading to the airport for a day trip at work! It has been a busy week around here, and hence the #redcarpettrip did not get its place in the sun like it should have. Here is a recap of all the things we brought to you in the week gone by:
Jet Airways made my day this week by announcing they were going to invest more in their product in the weeks ahead. As of May 2016, they will provide an in-flight wifi streaming service, which will deliver entertainment on your own personal devices.
Loyalty Program News
IHG came up with the dreadful news of adjusting their award charts a few days ago. They have new categories going forward which end at 60,000 points rather than 50,000 with the top end. But good news for Indian hotels of IHG, they all cost cheaper on points now.
- IHG adjusts award charts on Feb 17: Indian hotels going down, new category introduced!
- SPG Take Two Promotion for 2x Starpoints till April 2016
- IHG Accelerate 2016 Promotion
- HHonors offering 80 percent bonus points till February 8, 2016
In other news
I took UberPool, Uber’s new ridesharing service for a spin a few days ago. I found it to be efficient and a money saver. Here is my experience:
Deals & Giveaway
We worked with RocketMiles to bring you a special promotion, where you don’t just make more JPMiles for your first reservation, you also get to participate in a 15,000 JetPrivilege Miles giveaway for all the people who book up.
Here is hoping you have a great week ahead. What are your plans to earn miles, points and status in the coming week?