SPG 2018 Updates – Separate Programs, No Starpoints Expiration for Lifetime Status Members

Starwood Preferred Guest sent communication out this morning that confirmed what most of us already assumed, Marriott Rewards, SPG, and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards programs will remain separate as Marriott Inc. continues work to create a combined program throughout 2018. All functions and benefits of the current programs remain in place. Starwood also announced a no…

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There’s A “Flat Tire Rule” If You Miss Your Delta, American, United, & Southwest Flights

As the chaos of the holiday travel season kicks into full gear, here’s an important reminder of a rule that actually allows some leniency if you miss your flight…so don’t panic! It’s commonly referred to as the “flat tire” rule and basically permits you to standby fee-free on the next available flight (regardless of status).…

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