Bits: Etihad Promotion, Hilton Status Match Ending Today and an Improvement from Qantas!

Every now and then I like to an update on whats going on beyond KrisFlyer and Enrich and this week I’m bringing you a lucrative Etihad Promotion, a reminder of the Hilton Status Match and an improvement to Qantas Points

Eithad Guest and Kaligo Miles Promotion

Etihad and Kaligo Miles Promotion

Etihad Guest and Kaligo have an offer that’s going on giving 20,000 bonus miles if you spend $2,000 USD by the 31st March.

This would be a significant boost to anyone looking to boost their Etihad Guest balance for a redemption on their First Apartments.

Earn up to 20,000 bonus miles when you book your hotel stays with

Don’t forget that you could combine with Citibank and American Express points too, check out our credit card reviews for details:

FlyStayTravel Credit Card Review List

Ends today – Hilton HHonors Diamond Status Match

If you haven’t already used this status match then get going because it ends today!  Hilton is matching pretty much any hotel loyalty program even slightly obscure ones.

All the details can be found here:

Free Hilton HHonors Diamond With A Status Match

Qantas Flyers – A nice New Year Present for You!

In a surprise move Qantas has actually made points redemptions cheaper, something we rarely see with airline loyalty programs.

Although the changes mostly affect Economy redemptions the points reduction covers its key partners in the Oneworld Alliance as well as Emirates and Fiji Airways.

Keith over at Point Hacks has done a good analysis for you:

Has Christmas come late? Qantas is reducing the points, and more importantly, taxes, on Economy flight redemptions

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

Raffles over at HeadforPoints has done a useful article on hotel Mattress Runs, something that I rarely do but nevertheless done.

Whilst there are few options in Singapore now, there may be more in the future as there are more lower end branded hotels coming in, and if you are in KL there are more options already.  If you want to know more about them and what can go wrong check out his article here:

How to do a hotel mattress run – and what can go wrong

Anything that you think would be worth sharing then just let me know!