[Targeted] Send Amex Referrals with No Lifetime Language

In a return of an offer that ran earlier this year, Amex is giving existing cardmembers the ability to refer friends for cards with signup bonuses that lack Amex’s usual lifetime language exclusions. This is useful for earning the signup bonus on Amex cards because they generally disqualify you if you “have or have had” […]

Bonvoyed: Even More Marriott Extra Person Fees

Back in March I described how Marriott Bonvoy was adding extra person fees to award bookings. At the time I was seeing these fees on awards, and paid stays with the same number of guests did not include extra person fees. However, I’m now seeing extra person fees applied on paid stays in addition to […]

Amanpuri Review, Phuket Thailand

The main focus of our trip to Thailand was seeing rock formations in the Andaman Sea and staying at the Amanpuri resort in Phuket (pronounced Poo-ket). This post is an Amanpuri review. I cover a great tour of the Andaman Sea in this post. Here’s a quick 2 minute promotional video from Amanpuri that sums […]

Park Hyatt Bangkok Review

We’re just back from a week in Thailand that started off with two nights in Bangkok. In this Park Hyatt Bangkok review we’ll go over the stay overall, and explore whether the hotel is a good value. The property opened in 2017 and has 222 rooms. It is situated on top of the ambitiously upscale […]