Hotels: earn more points
Hotels loyalty programs can offer some good perks, but there are many ways to get more benefits from your stay, while ensuring you get your desired rooms at the cheapest price.

How to find the cheapest price for a hotel
How do you find the cheapest rate for a hotel? If you think you know the answer, have a look at this unique approach to squeeze up to 15% more in benefits from the cheapest rates.

Which hotel loyalty program should you join?
Trying to work out the best program can be challenging but how do the big hotels loyalty programs stack up? And which one should you join, if any?

Hilton Honors points guide
Hilton Honors has plenty of points earning options including the ability to earn points at Hilton and Airlines simultaneously. This quick guide will show how long it will take to earn a free night and other perks to expect.

World of Hyatt points guide
World of Hyatt, formerly Gold Passport, has been re-jigged into a program that will reward you with free nights sooner, but makes higher status harder to obtain and less rewarding.

IHG points guide
Covering the Intercontinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne groups of hotels to name a few, IHG gives plenty of options to earn bonus points once you've signed up. The free nights are not easy to earn, but those seeking airline frequent points may have reasons to smile.

SPG points guide (Starwood and Marriott)
The recently combined group of Starwood and Marriott saw the merging of the two rewards programs to create Starwood Preferred Guest, or SPG. Even though it is one of the worst programs in terms of paid nights needed before you earn a free night, it has a good exchange for airline points compared to other most other hotel groups.

Accor hotels points guide
Accor is one of the largest hotel chains in the world including brands such Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure and Pullman. Its rewards program offers a unique benefit not seen in the rewards programs of other major hotel groups.

Triple dipping hotel bookings
There are three techniques you can combine to squeeze some money back and get loyalty bonuses from hotel bookings without paying any extra or being committed to one hotel chain.