Weekly Roundup: January 31, 2016

Good morning from Mumbai, where we are rounding up the first month of this new year. It has been a fast paced week in the miles and points world. Here is a rewind of all the things we talked about this week gone by.



The trip of a lifetime for Shipra and myself. This week we only managed to publish one part of the trip report, and it is about the amazing penthouse suite at the Andaz West Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Loyalty Program News

Air India’s Flying Returns made some moves of their own this past week which made their frequent flyer members miles a little less worthy than earlier. But on the hotel side, Club Carlson made a very sweet promotion for 5000 points for two stays. And IHG announced their PointBreaks list for this quarter. Read all about this

Deals & Giveaway

We worked with RocketMiles to bring you a special promotion, where you don’t just make more JPMiles for your first reservation, you also get to participate in a 15,000 JetPrivilege Miles giveaway for all the people who book up.

Hoping you have enjoyed reading up so far. Watch out this space for more on the #redcarpettrip. It was a busy week behind us, but with an extended long weekend ahead, you’ll see more stuff come up soon.

Here is hoping you have a great week ahead. What are your plans to earn miles, points and status in the coming week?

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Ajay Awtaney is the Founder and Editor of Live From A Lounge (LFAL), a pioneering digital platform renowned for publishing news and views about aviation, hotels, passenger experience, loyalty programs, travel trends and frequent travel tips for the Global Indian. He is considered the Indian authority on business travel, luxury travel, frequent flyer miles, loyalty credit cards and travel for Indians around the globe. Ajay is a frequent contributor and commentator on the media as well, including ET Now, BBC, CNBC TV18, NDTV, Conde Nast Traveller and many other outlets.

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