Even better earn rates + 1,000s of new hotels!

Even better earn rates + 1,000s of new hotels!
Have you checked out PointsHound recently? If not, you might want to take another look for your next hotel stay. We’ve added thousands more Big Earn rates at hotels allowing you to maximize your points or mileage earning per night.  We’ve also increased our earning rates with most of our loyalty partners as part of ...

PointsHound has been acquired!

PointsHound has been acquired!
Around this time last year, when PointsHound was just emerging from private beta, we never imagined that one year later we’d be joining forces with the leading  website and loyalty wallet for all things points and miles. Well, here we are today – incredibly honored and unbelievably excited to share the news that PointsHound has been ...

Spring Promo!

Spring Promo!
Planning a trip this Spring? PointsHound is offering an extra 1,000 point bonus on any 3 night+ hotel booking made by April 1, 2014 when you try out our FREE  premium concierge service. Here’s how it works: 1. Book any hotel, anywhere in the world, for 3 nights or more by April 1, 2014 2.  The day before ...

Introducing PINS: airBaltic’s expanded loyalty program

Introducing PINS: airBaltic's expanded loyalty program
Following the recent trend of airline frequent flier programs joining broader coalitions, airBaltic’s FFP, Baltic Miles, just announced that it is joining forces with other loyalty programs in this week’s big reveal: PINS- a new and innovative global loyalty program based in Northern & Eastern Europe and quickly throughout the European Continent and beyond. Now, instead ...

Partner Spotlight: Superb Owl Edition

Partner Spotlight: Superb Owl Edition
This week PointsHound announced new partnerships with Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan and Frontier Airlines’ EarlyReturns®. As the carriers’ hometowns prepare to square off for the NFL championship this Sunday, we thought we’d break down these two regional programs. And there’s still time to get in on the Superb Owl XLVIII celebration with a 1,000 mile ...

Award Magic: Making the most of your Points & Miles

Award Magic: Making the most of your Points & Miles
One question we get from time to time at PointsHound is “why can’t I redeem my points and miles for hotels through your booking service?” The answer is simply that most frequent flyer programs already offer hotel awards directly through their own programs. Furthermore, based on some recent surveys, we found out that most PointsHound users, ...

PointsHound Testing Out Bitcoin Earning on Hotel Bookings

PointsHound Testing Out Bitcoin Earning on Hotel Bookings
PointsHound is excited to test out Bitcoin as the latest virtual currency available for earning on hotel reservations! Keep reading to learn more about this popular currency and how you can earn it on your next PointsHound booking. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is one of the first distributed digital currencies and global peer-to-peer payments systems. ...

We’re Closing Out 2013 With A 50% Earning Bonus

We're Closing Out 2013 With A 50% Earning Bonus
Happy Holidays from PointsHound! 2013 has been an incredible year and as a thank you to all of our members, we’ve increased our base earning rates by 50% on all hotels for the rest of the year. This means from now until January 1st, members can look forward to earning an additional 50% in miles ...

PointsHound Announces Mobile-Only Sale: Limited-Time 1,000 Point Booking Bonus!

PointsHound Announces Mobile-Only Sale: Limited-Time 1,000 Point Booking Bonus!
As we approach the biggest shopping weekend of the year, PointsHound is excited to announce its first-ever Mobile-Only sale. From now through CyberMonday (December 2nd), PointsHound users who make their first booking on either a smartphone or tablet will automatically receive an additional 1,000 point bonus on top of the miles already awarded at the ...

Introducing PointsHound’s Premium Concierge Service

Introducing PointsHound’s Premium Concierge Service
After several months of testing, we’re pleased to announce the full launch of PointsHound’s Premium Concierge Service powered by our hospitality technology partner, Checkmate. Hack My Trip covered the initial beta launch and after a successful test period, we’re now ready to roll out this service to all PointsHound members. The service was designed to ...