From now until 03 June 2016, you can purchase Hilton HHonors Points with 100% bonus. Instead of US$10 for 1,000 Hilton HHonors Points, you will get 2,000 Hilton HHonors Points instead (100% bonus)! This promotion is open for all existing accounts (there are some reports saying that newly-created account will not be targeted with this offer) and you should definitely check it out here! The maximum amount of Hilton HHonors Points you can purchase is 80,000 (which will be doubled to 160,000 under this promotion) for US$800.
If you are thinking about purchasing these points from Singapore, be sure to use either the DBS Woman's World MasterCard or the UOB Visa Signature Card to purchase to earn 4 miles per S$1. Just remember that with the latter card, you will have to spend a minimum amount of S$1,000 (in equivalent foreign currency) in the statement period - buying the full 80,000 points would do just that. More importantly, remember to go through a portal like ShopBack or TopCashback to earn extra cash rebates on your purchase - here's how you can do it:
As you can see with Hilton on ShopBack, you will receive 3% Cashback with eligible purchases so assuming you do buy the maximum number of points available (80,000+80,000 Hilton HHonors Points) at US$800, you should be getting US$24 (or equivalent) back once that transaction has been tracked successfully (although I cannot confirm at this stage at points are considered eligible purchases). You do get up to 6% on TopCashback so it might be a good idea to check that site out too.
Where to use Hilton HHonors Points in SEA?
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru - 10,000 Hilton HHonors Points (Approx. US$50) a Night
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur - 10,000 Hilton HHonors Points (Approx. US$50) a Night
- Hilton Petaling Jaya - 10,000 Hilton HHonors Points (Approx. US$50) a Night
Remember if you have elite status with the Hilton HHonors program, you will receive your fifth night free with a five-night block redemption - this means to say if a room costs 5,000 points a night, five nights will only cost 20,000 points (instead of 25,000!). While the redemption rates in Singapore is pretty horrible since the prices do not justify wasting 60,000 points on, you may get tremendous value from redeeming room nights during the F1 Grand Prix Singapore Night Race period at the Conrad Centennial Singapore.
An Airbnb promotion (especially credit card discount) does not come easy and if you do not have any account already, register now using my referral link and you will get S$40 in referral credit (I will too receive some bonus credits when you complete your stay). For a limited time only, enjoy S$50 off your first Airbnb stay (until 31 December 2017) when you pay using an eligible American Express card when you book between now and 31 March 2017.
IHG has just announced the Gourmet Collection membership which is an annual (paid) membership that offers unlimited wining and dining discounts and some other perks that go along with it. There are two main tiers in this membership (Tier 1 and Tier 2) which comes with a different price tag - Tier 2 is the same as Tier 1 but it comes with a complimentary weekend stay voucher that you can utilise at any participating IHG property in Singapore and Batam.
The AccorHotels Super Sale is back with up to 40% savings on hotel bookings - you will also receive free breakfast with all eligible bookings made between now and 21 October 2016 for stays between 01 December 2016 to 30 April 2017. Do note that rates are currently made public for Accor Plus members only and all Le Club AccorHotels members will be able to see them from 11 October 2016.
Enjoy a 50% discount on KrisFlyer Miles required when you redeem for a SilkAir flight on SingaporeAir.com from now until 16 October 2016 - all travel has to be completed before 15 November 2016.
The Conrad Centennial Singapore celebrates her 20th birthday this year with a 20th Birthday Staycation Offer which starts from just S$220++. This special room package comes with a breakfast for two at Salon by the Pool as well as a limited edition 20th birthday Conrad bear as a memorabilia. Read on to find out how you can potentially get back S$60 while still earn miles AND Hilton HHonors points with this one transaction.
Between 01 September 2016 to 31 October 2016, "Tour the World with Wyndham" across three social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) to reinforce how easy it is to earn and redeem hotel rewards with the hospitality giant's revamped rewards program, Wyndham Rewards (read more about it HERE!). Stand a chance to win the grand prize of ONE MILLION Wyndham Rewards points which is equivalent to 66 FREE room nights - there are also daily hotel stays to win even if you do not snag up that enviable grand prize.
Similar to the amazing Hilton deal that American Express is offering, you will now get S$50 statement credit when you spend S$300 on any Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts across Asia Pacific so long you check-out before 31 December 2016 - registration is absolutely necessary and this offer is only limited to the first 15,000 successful card registrations.
As part of The Great Singapore Airlines Getaway, American Express Cardholders who are amongst the first 1,000 to register for the following promotion will enjoy S$50 Statement Credit for simply spending S$1,500 on Singapore Airlines during September 2016.
Enjoy DOUBLE Hilton HHonors Points when you stay at any hotel and resort in the Hilton Portfolio around the world between 01 September 2016 and 31 December 2016. Registration is absolutely necessary so make you sign-up for this promotion before you check-out of your stay (I would recommend for you sign-up now to avoid any potential discrepancies and confusion that may arise later).
The Citibank Rewards Card is one of my favourite credit cards in Singapore - it offers up to 10X Rewards (equivalent to 4 miles per S$1) for up to S$12,000 each year. Yes, this means that the total number of bonus miles (10X) you can get each year from this card is 120,000 Citi Dollars (which converts into 48,000 Miles). To get around this problem, most of us hold both the Visa Signature and WORLD MasterCard versions to double this limit (you do have to charge them separately though). Between now and 31 October 2016, enjoy 20X Rewards (that's 8 miles per S$1) when you charge retail purchases on these two cards.