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August Travel Special: Extra Points

Industry offers rewards deals, but you gotta hurry

Membership has its privileges, at least when it comes to accumulating travel points through rewards programs. Before you hit the road, consider taking advantage of these soon-to-expire special offers.

See also: Getting the most from your airline reward.

Travel and hotel savings and deals in August- tropical hotel balcony

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Save money on travel in August.

  • Through Aug. 31, Marriott Rewards members can quadruple their flier miles in 12 airline programs after a second stay at any of 3,400 hotels.
  • Through Aug. 31, Expedia Rewards members can get double points when using a MasterCard to book qualifying travel packages (travel must be completed by Aug. 31).

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Sid Kirchheimer writes about consumer and health issues.