Hotel Review: La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham West Palm Beach Airport

I needed a room for a single night in West Palm Beach after going to see a concert at the Coral Sky Amphitheater, an open air facility on the grounds of the South Florida Fairgrounds. My requirements for the stay were that it needed to be close to the concert, inexpensive for a single night stay, and clean and safe enough for me to want to stay there.

I did some searches and several hotels fit the bill. After some back and forth reading reviews, I decided to go with this one:

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Merge Your LaQuinta Returns And Wyndham Rewards Accounts Now!

In May of 2018, Wyndham Worldwide acquired LaQuinta Holdings for 1.95 billion dollars and added 900 additional franchised hotels to their large portfolio, in what was one of the least publicized hotel mergers ever. While this merger was met with a collective yawn from the points and miles world, there is one date that you should pay attention to.

On April 3, 2019 the LaQuinta Rewards loyalty program will merge into the Wyndham Rewards program.

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If you have any points in the LaQuinta Rewards program, you’ll want to transfer them to Wyndham Rewards by March 31st.

Why do you need to transfer your points by then? I’m glad you asked.

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TWA Hotel Taking Reservations, New Points Calculator, Demolition of Popular Hyatt & More

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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How to Donate Your Miles and Points to Support Hurricane Florence Victims

I know watching the news stories about the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence can make you feel helpless. The scope of this event just causes you to feel numb and you want to do something but don’t know how you can help.

Luckily, most of the airline and hotel programs are making it easy to contribute in any way you can. Even if you don’t have cash to spare, you can donate those random points you have here and there to the recovery effort. Face it, it’s better to donate them than redeem them for some magazines that you’ll never read.

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What You Get If You Sign Up For These Hotel Programs

Miles and points are two ways to improve the way you travel and getting a healthy balance of hotel points is a major part of that. Even if you don’t go out of your way to collect hotel points through other means, just getting points for the stays you pay for can eventually earn you enough for a night or two off on a future stay. That’s money you can use for something else on your trip.

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We used our Starwood points for a room at the Great Northern Hotel in London – it’s just outside King’s Cross Station

Nothing in the miles and points world is free and keeping these points active does require work to make sure the points you have don’t expire.  However using a website like AwardWallet can help you keep track of all of your points and miles accounts.

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