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I just received an email that Best Western and TopGuest will be “breaking up” as of June 30th. I posted a few days ago that United and TopGuest no longer have an active relationship, and it seems that some other partners are on their way out as well. With the most recent info that Best Western was no longer going to be a partner, I just have to wonder what the future holds for TopGuest. It was a great easy and free way to earn points by just “checking in” to locations using your smart phone. Of course, some people checked into places that they weren’t physically at, but many used it for its intended purpose of sharing your actual location at an airport or hotel. Whether you used TopGuest as intended or not, the gig is almost up for Best Western points.
My best advice is use TopGuest to virtually “check in” while it lasts, but I am worried that the clock may be ticking for these easy points (or more accurately, with some partners, time has already expired).