News and notes from around the interweb:
- Get a Ritz-Carlton Free Night or 2 other promotions.
- One of the best ways to avoid the highest fuel surcharges when booking award tickets with British Airways points is to transfer them to Iberia and redeem for Iberia flights.
You need an ‘active’ Iberia account – open for 90 days and with some account activitiy – before you can make the transfer. The Free-quent Flyer offers advice on generating that activity. In addition to transferring 1000 American Express points into an Iberia account, the best suggestion is to redeem e-Rewards.
- Starwood points for referring your friends to an SPG American Express card are posting quickly.
- The glitch that has been preventing American from booking Etihad awards appears to be an ongoing issue. Frustrating.
- Omni Select Guest will upgrade you to their first tier of status (which usually requires 10 nights) with just a single night booked by June 30th and consumed by July 31 with promotion code PLATINUM.