This Week At The Lounge: March 5 , 2017

It’s hot and super hot in Mumbai and we are kind of missing the cold crisp air of Mussoorie and while we are braving the sweltering heat in our city, here are the top stories for this week.

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Top Stories

Earlier in February Hilton announced some major changes to its loyalty program. One of these that kicked in from March 1, 2017 is the ability to use points and money in more flexible way for redemption nights. We tried our hands at using the ‘Points & Money’ slider with a few hotels and here’s what we found.

Honors Points&Money

In another hotel promotion, Accor is giving away 3rd night free on stays until May 28,2017. This is a worldwide sale and lots of great hotels are participating in this promotion. One of our readers managed to save himself USD 60 / INR 4000 on his upcoming stay in Bangkok so totally worth having a look.

Accor 3for2

Singapore Airlines by far has one of the best product in premium class. We flew their First Class all the way from Mumbai to Los Angeles and were mind blown. One of the ways to get these premium seats is through SQ’s own loyalty program, KrisFlyer. SQ has revised their award charts and the new changes will come into effect from March 23, 2017 and among the changes  one of the expensive components the fuel surcharge is going away.


Promotions & Updates

Happy reading and we’ll see you more news and updates in the travel world next week. Just a quick reminder, Marriott and SPG will be changing award charts next week, so if any hotels you want to book up before the change of charts, right now is the time!

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