Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Delta and their premium economy sell-up round trip fares between New York and Barcelona, on Air France operated flights via CDG.
A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us an email about IHG Rewards Club InterContinental Royal Ambassador to Ambassador downgrade that he had received despite spending considerable amount of time and money at ICs in 2018.
Our Whine Wednesday topic this week is about airlines that still squeeze passengers into middle seats even though they are booked in premium cabins, especially Business Class.
Nowadays most airlines changed to a 1-2-1 configuration for their current generation Business Class but there are still plenty of carriers that don’t offer single seats and – even worse – have a 3/4 seater middle seating section.
LAST CALL: Radisson Rewards Up To 30% Off Weekends Sale For Stays In Europe, Middle East & Africa Through December 29, 2019 (Book By January 31)
Radisson Rewards launched at the beginning of this month a Weekends sale for stays in Europe, Middle East and Africa through December 29, 2019 that ends on Thursday (January 31).
Members can save up to 30% off of Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights stays (Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Middle East) if booked by January 31.
United Airlines leadership team appears to understand that they have an issue with customer satisfaction (don’t all US legacies?).
Now, United’s leadership has decided to turn the service/experience around and make sure customers feel it (I am starting feel scared at this point – don’t want to get hurt).
There are weekly if not daily reports of misbehaving passengers on flights (we don’t often cover them) and they occasionally result in diversions to get the difficult people off the flight.
We rarely learn if there were any penalties applied for the significant diversion costs. Now we know what one WestJet passenger was ordered to pay who went crazy on a WS1 flight from Calgary to London Gatwick.
LAST CALL: Hilton Honors Asia-Pacific Up To 35% Off Sale For Stays Through September 30, 2019 (Book By February 2)
Hilton Honors launched back in December their Asia-Pacific up to 35% off sale for stays through September 30, 2019 that is ending on Saturday this week (February 2).
The sale offers rates that are anywhere 5% to 25% off of Best Available Rates (BAR) and Hilton Honors members are eligible for an additional 10% off (excluding Greater China).
World of Hyatt: Explorist Club Upgrades Denied On Hyatt’s Own Promotional Rate With Union Pay Third Night Free
We were in contact with a reader who currently has trouble with World of Hyatt trying to use his Explorist Club Upgrades after he booked a “Third Night Free” promotional rate advertised on Hyatt’s own website.
Hilton Honors made several changes to its program in early 2018 (read more here) and one of the enhancements was the ability of certain Diamond members to gift Gold or Diamond status.
Members that reach 60 nights during their membership year can gift Gold status and once they hit 100 nights Diamond (if they gifted God previously this status will be upgraded). The deadline to gift the status based on the 2018 membership is on thursday this week (January 31).