Bits: Hilton Americas Flash Sale, new Qatar business sale, IHG 100% ‘buy points’ bonus

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News in brief:

Hilton North America Flash Sale

Hilton has launched a 3-day Flash Sale covering North America.  This will end at 5am (note am) UK time on Thursday 8th.

For bookings between 18th December and 2nd January, you will receive a 15% – 20% discount from Best Available Rate.  These sale rates must be pre-paid and are non-refundable, however, so it isn’t a full 15% – 20% saving in reality.  Conrad and Waldorf-Astoria hotels are offering a $20 discount instead.

This offer is only for Hilton Group properties in North America.  The special Flash Sale website is here.

Waldorf Astoria

New Qatar Airways four day sale

Qatar Airways launched a new 4-day business class sale yesterday.  This is valid for bookings by 8th December for travel until 30th November 2017, although some dates are blacked out.  It is only valid for UK departures.

The offers from London are here.  £1319 to Goa looks like the best deal although £1700-ish to South East Asia isn’t bad.

This sale appears to be UK focussed only.  I think the real action will be held back from Qatar’s January sale but if you need to book something for the next few weeks the current ex-UK deal is worth pricing up.

Remember that you earn Avios and BA tier points on these fares – a return flight to Asia via Doha in Business will earn 560 tier points (140 x 4) which is 90% of a BA Silver card.

Qatar A380

IHG ‘buy points’ bonus extended

The IHG Rewards Club ‘100% buy points bonus’ was extended at the last minute from 2nd December to today, 6th December.

The link to buy points if you are interested in here.

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  1. Hi,
    Is it just me, or does anyone else have problems opening the link:
    ” The special Flash Sale website is here.” — I get redirected to this very same page when I try it
    Thank you

  2. James67 says:

    OT: The free Santander Zero credit card with 0% on overseas cash and purchases has made a welcome return. There is also a new all in one card with this in addition to other benefits for £3/month. Details on their website.

  3. Bluenose says:

    Thanks for the Qatar sale info.
    Have been able to book EDI-DOH-MEL, out Sep, back Oct, for 2394 GBP pp using the Qatar web site. Is an R fare.
    Aircraft details are:
    EDI-DOH – 787-8 Dreamliner
    DOH-MEL – 777-300ER

  4. QatarSale says:

    How likely is a Qatar sale in January you reckon?

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