Hotel Overviews

A Short Guide to Dummy Bookings

Introduction You may have heard the term “dummy booking” thrown around before but may not be familiar with it. We’ll go over that and a few examples here in this post. What is a Dummy Booking? “Dummy booking” refers to a trick that allows people to find higher-than-normal sign-up bonuses on a new credit card. This is a good trick…
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Which hotels offer complimentary breakfast?

It’s fantastic when a hotel offers free breakfast, especially when traveling with kids or when it’s cumbersome to go outside for breakfast. I have reviewed the major hotel brands and summarized their free breakfast policy below. We only summarize based on the rules. YMMV (Your Mileage May Vary) cases always exist, but will not be focused on in this post. Accor…
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How to get and redeem Free Nights Certificates in different brands hotels

This is a free night summary, mainly focusing on how to get and redeem free night with the different hotel brands. If there is a mistake, please help correct me. 1. Introduction The two tables listed below are pretty comprehensive. Sign-up Bonus Free Night Comparison Table: Annual Free Night Comparison Table: Note: Chase Fairmont Credit Card listed below is discontinued 2. IHG 2.1….
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Hyatt opens up status challenge! Update: already dead.

Update: A lot of data points show that his status challenge promo is now dead. If you call in now, you will be told that this promo is targeted and you should ask the travel department in your company. Many people have already registered the status challenge promo, and we don’t know yet whether Hyatt will cancel there eligibility. Hyatt…
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