I wanted to start this trip in Copenhagen to save money, but also need to be in Manchester to get to Wakefield fora family party. I therefore took advantage of the <24hr stop-over rule which meant that I could depart on a flight from Manchester at 11am as long as I arrived into Manchester after… Read More Vegas2017 – Part 2: The Manchester stop-over
The Holiday Inn Express breakfast at Moab was very acceptable and had the most divine iced cinnamon buns, which we took each day for snack. We left after breakfast and headed for our next stop which was Bryce Canyon. This entailed a 4.5 hour drive through very sparsely populated desert-like landscape, but also some amazing… Read More GUEST POST – MummyAirmiles reaches Bryce Canyon
We had another few hours drive up north to Moab. This is the place to be for access to Canyonlands and Arches, both National Parks. I had booked the Holiday Inn Express in Moab via IHG.com for 2 nights in a Luxury King bed room. As a Platinum Ambassador member, this would give me over… Read More GUEST POST – Mummy Airmiles reaches Moab
The idea of paying for a hotel room with no intention of staying in it will be, to most people, absurd. And, quite frankly, it is. So much so that I didn’t tell my wife that I had booked one for over two months until we were in the car driving north for Christmas. But… Read More My first mattress run
One of the biggest questions in the miles and points business is when to spend money to get points and when to spend points to save money. The short answer is “it depends!”. Let me give two examples of trips I have this summer. For both of them I have chosen to stay in IHG… Read More When should you pay for hotels with points?