Bits ‘n Pieces for June 11, 2013

News and notes from around the interweb:

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. The Venetian has been linked with IHG for a while now. When I stayed last November, I had my Intercontinental Ambassador benefits applied (well sort of).

  2. My wife lived in Saudi Arabia as a teen…she views the women there as living restricted lives but when it came to driving it sure was nice for her to just tell her driver where to take her, that it was more a luxury and less a restriction.

  3. @Points – reminds me of the King of Queens where Doug got Carrie Lasik and it went all wrong…turned out he got a deal. Doug, how much’d you save? Half off the second eye. Hilarious!

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