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NorthernLass 8,484 posts

Some really great tips and advice here – thank you. The app will be hugely beneficial for us.

After doing quite a lot of research today on hotels, both Marriott and Hilton, I think I’ve decided on Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Seems to tick all the boxes are reviewers score them highly.

I’ll probably pay cash though as the rates seem decent. 5 nights is costing me just under £1500 including taxes, whereas the points would be 280k. I’m not sure if the points rate includes the taxes, but I like to get over 1p a point, regardless of the listed base value. Although I’m kinda new to Hilton points so maybe I’m overly optimistic.

I think I rejected this one because of reports of a really loud beach club/DJ until the early hours either on site or next door? It may well appeal to teenagers but I like my sleep too much these days!

Remember Hilton reward nights should be exempt from “resort” fees!

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