New Kimpton Secret Password

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Kimpton Hotels is giving more Karma by providing us with a new Kimpton secret password. Do you like surprises? Are you planning to stay at Kimpton Hotels this summer? If you mention the Kimpton secret password at check-in through September 29, 2014, you will get a special surprise. The new Kimpton secret password is “Summer…

IHG Retention Bonus

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Recently I received a notice from cardwatchdog.com about the annual fee on my IHG MasterCard. So I called the telephone number on the back of my credit card to check if I was eligible for a retention bonus. The agent reminded me that for the $49 annual fee I will be receiving a free night…

Kimpton Karma Rewards – Dining

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Kimpton Karma Rewards members can receive credit towards tier advancement when they dine in a participating Kimpton restaurant and apply the check to their guestroom folio. Karma Rewards members can also receive credit towards tier advancement when they dine in a participating Kimpton restaurant and apply the check to a credit card registered to their…

Kimpton Karma Rewards

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Today Kimpton Hotels unveiled their new loyalty program, Kimpton Karma Rewards. It has four Tiers – a big change from its two level rewards program. Tier 1: 0-3 stays or 0-10 nights Tier 2: 4-7 stays or 11-20 nights Tier 3: 8-14 stays or 21-40 nights Inner Circle: 14+ stays or 40+ nights Kimpton Karma…

Aviation Geek Hotel Palomar Phoenix

Aviation Geek Pool

Are you an Aviation Geek? Do you love plane spotting? Do you want to relax at a rooftop pool and watch planes as they approach Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for landing? It is time for you to make a reservation at Hotel Palomar Phoenix, a Kimpton Hotel. The Hotel Palomar Phoenix has the best…

Starwood Elite Thank You Certificates

Starwood Thank you Certs

The Starwood Elite Thank You certificates are back again this year! When I travel I enjoying giving small gifts that bring big smiles. Did you know that Starwood employees have their own rewards program? Gold and Platinum Starwood members are able to help their favorite Starwood employees earn points in their rewards program by recognizing…

Kimpton FireSky Scottsdale Review

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We decided to head to Arizona in the heat to experience the beauty of Sedona, finish my Hyatt Diamond challenge and get in a couple of Kimpton stays too. I found a great AAA rate at Kimpton FireSky for $89 with a $25 dining credit. There was no resort fee for our stay. Possibly this…

4 Percent Cash Back – Restaurants

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MasterCard Easy Savings has added a new partner, Dinova. Use your registered business MasterCard at many chain restaurants and some independent restaurants in the US and get 4 percent cash back on your credit card statement. This is a new benefit of MasterCard Easy Savings. To locate restaurants near you click on Save 4% Find…

Activate Today Chase Freedom 3rd Quarter Bonus

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Activate Chase freedom 3rd quarter bonus for 2014. From July 1 through September 30, 2014 earn 5% on purchases up to $1,500 at Kohls and Gas Stations using your Chase freedom credit card. Activate Today Chase Freedom 3rd Quarter Bonus Do you want to start earning 5% back on purchases up to $1,500 each quarter…

New York City Theater Discounts

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Are you and your family heading to New York City this summer? Interested in getting discount tickets to see a Broadway or Off-Broadway show? Many of you may be aware of the TKTS discount ticket booth with the main location at 47th and Broadway. They offer great discounts on tickets, but you have to be…

New Carry-On Bag Limits

Carry On Baggage limits

Airfarewacthdog.com has a good article about the new limits for your carry-on bag from American that are similar to those on United and Delta. No more 22 inch carry-on bag because most are more than 45 inches total when you add the length, height and width. Are you going to change the way you pack,…