When I tell people I participate in various airline and hotel loyalty programs, the one question that pop up all the time is "how exactly do [I] keep track of them?". To answer this in the shortest way possible, AwardWallet. AwardWallet allows you to store your username and password for each of these programs (always handy since I tend to forget them sometimes) and it will also refresh your account balance and the respective expiry dates.
The one thing I love most about AwardWallet is that basic tracking (which stores your account name and password) is free but in order for you to see the expiry dates on all your accounts (I have over 30!), you will have to make a token donation every six months (minimum of US$5). Seriously, I think that US$10 a year is a small sum to pay for your ease of mind - you no longer need to worry about your points and miles! Do note that as usual, I do not get paid writing this article but I do get my membership extended for every 5 successful referrals - you do too!
ShopBack is celebrating the upcoming Rewards Day 9.9 (yes that's 09 September 2017!) with up to 39% epic cashback! There will also be exclusive voucher codes and giveaways that will happen on that day itself. For all of us interested in all things travel, you will also be able to enjoy an enhanced cashback rate for hotel and flight bookings made on this very special day - up to 11%!
Planning to travel between 01 October 2017 to 30 June 2018? Check out the promotional fares on Air France and KLM when you book between 05 September 2017 and 14 September 2017. Fly from Singapore to Europe from just S$759 (all-inclusive) on the Boeing 777-300ER.
Planning a short trip out of Singapore soon? From now until 10 September 2017, purchase one of the featured hotel packages on Mileslife to benefit from 3,000 bonus miles. If you have an American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card (click HERE to sign-up for one with 7,500 welcome miles), you will earn double miles on the hotel packages as well.
ShopBack is currently offering 12% cashback on all eligible hotel bookings made on Expedia today - your stay has to be completed before 31 December 2017. Do take note that you will have to use the special Expedia Visa URL in order to take advantage of this 12% cashback promotion. Otherwise, you will be getting 11% instead which is still amazing value for hotels that you already are planning to stay in.
Hilton is running a 72-hour 50% off flash sale for all participating Hilton hotels in Japan, South Korea & Guam. This impressive 50% sale is valid for all stays completed between 05 September 2017 and 25 February 2018 and this extremely special rate is available for booking between 05 September 2017 2:00PM (JST) and 08 September 2017 02:00PM (JST). Do remember that you will have to register (for free!) to become a Hilton Honors member in order to take advantage of the 50% offer (otherwise you will only get 40%).
Sign-up for the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Credit Card or the American Express Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Ascend Credit Card via Mileslife between 01 September 2017 and 31 October 2017 to benefit from an additional 2,500 KrisFlyer miles upon first spend on the card. If you use these cards on the Mileslife app, you will earn 2x bonus KrisFlyer miles for everything you spend on the app during the promotional period.
Convert your HSBC Rewards Points into Asia Miles between 01 September 2017 to 30 September 2017 to benefit from an 18% bonus! The usual conversion rate is 5,000 HSBC Rewards Points to 2,000 Asia Miles - if you convert these points during the promotional period, an additional 18% more miles will be posted to your account within four to six weeks after the promotional period.
Hilton Honors has just unveiled the final promotion for the last quarter of 2017 - members will be able to earn double Hilton Honors Points for all eligible stays between 01 September 2017 and 31 December 2017. As usual, registration is absolutely necessary (and should be done before you complete your stay) and Diamond Hilton Honors members will even get a special targeted offer which from the looks of it, seem rather universal at this point.
Be in the know and find out The Smarter Way to Travel with ShopBack - get up to 10% cash back when you book your hotels and purchase your air tickets now! In the lead up to the 9.9 (yes, that's 09 September) Rewards Day, ShopBack is offering a ton of upsized savings for flights, hotels and travel packages between 21 August 2017 to 24 August 2017!
You must have seen this a hundred times now but there is currently a promotion (again!) which gives you up to 50% more Mileage Plan Miles when you purchase between now and 05 October 2017. As I have mentioned many times before, you can use these easily for Business Class flights on Japan Airlines (JAL) for less than US$500.