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News: Melia triple Avios extended, £80 Opodo discount code

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News in brief:

Melia extends its ‘triple Avios’ promotion – get 9 Avios per €1

Over Christmas I ran a long article on changes to way that you earn Avios when staying at any of the Melia hotel brands – see here.

Melia has moved from giving a fixed number of Avios per night to a variable reward of 3 Avios per €1 spent.  This means that your food and drink spend now counts towards your earning.

It was offering triple Avios for stays booked by 30th December.  This offer has now been extended – you will get triple Avios (9 Avios per €1) for Melia stays booked by 30th January for stays by 15th March.

Do read my original article before booking as it covers all of the small print.

Remember that American Express Platinum cardholders get automatic Melia Gold status in Melia Rewards which gives you additional benefits on your stays.

Melia ME London

New Opodo discount code released

Opodo has released a new discount code as its January sale continues.

For bookings made until 25th January via this page of the Opodo site, code SALE2 gets you:

£25 off a £450 return flight booking or

£80 off a ‘flight and hotel’ package costing £900 or more

All flights must depart from the UK.  You can book via this link.

Comments (33)

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  • s879 says:

    OT – I have an SPG Amex. Do the points transfer automatically into an SPG account or can we transfer the maximum anytime like we do with Gold and Platinum? Need to transfer and cancel as it says next statement date is about a week away. Thanks.

  • Lee says:

    OT – does anyone know if you will get MR points for getting gold supplement card from Platinum? I’v already got 5000 for first platinum supplement. Thanks

  • Matthew Goode says:

    I got an email from IHG on 10 Jan with my January statement with the following message about the change in redemption rates:

    Reward Night Update

    On 16 January 2018, the point requirements for Reward Nights will be changing at some of our hotels.

  • Rob Payton says:

    Thanks Rob… This tip for New HIX Amsterdam, just saved me a fortune – booked 4 nights over the IBC Conference in September( When the city is always sold out) for 80,000 points total. Rooms are selling at 330 Euros giving me a 1.4p per point redemption value by my necktop computer maths.

  • Rob says:

    I’m getting “Sorry, “SALE2″ is not a valid code” for a £474.62 flight booking departing London.

    Is it working for anyone?

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