Recently got your MBA from a US institution? You should be eligible for instant Hilton Gold status if you went to one of these schools. Must sign up by the end of this month, June 30, 2014.
Hilton will verify with a @school.edu e-mail address and send the sign-up e-mail to your school address.
If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that generally speaking, I don’t particularly care for the Asia Miles program. Here’s a few reasons why you should try to accrue miles on other oneworld partners. Basically in every scenario you can think of, Asia Miles will be more expensive than if you chose Avios or AAdvantage.
Do you have Starwood Preferred Guest Gold or Platinum Status? If the answer is no, read on.
Right now, as in the past, SPG is offering Instant Gold Status to Asia Pacific members after they make only ONE stay at a Starwood property in Asia Pacific.
This got picked up by one mile at a time and it’s really terrible news for Hong Kong travelers…Asia Miles starting Oct 8, will charge $25 for award date changes or charge 1,000 Asia Miles. I don’t see any mention of fee waivers for elite frequent flyers.
Yesterday I saw a news release stating that Beijing may allow 72 hours visa free visits.
Shanghai currently allows a 48 hour visa-free transit for passengers coming from outside China to another country via Shanghai. I took advantage of this twice last year flying from HKG to the USA.