17 secret ways to save on your next hotel stay

  • 16. ​Look for reciprocal hotel deals

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    Many hotels and airlines have point partnerships, but often the chance to earn points doesn't stop there, said Pavini.

    "For instance, right now Starwood Preferred Guests can earn one Starpoint per dollar spent with Uber," she said. And during your stays with SPG, you can earn even more Starpoints per U.S. dollars spent with Uber, depending on your tier level.