The year is soon coming to an end and most of the hotel related promotions will end by December 31. Hyatt doesn’t have any promotion going on this month and the situation is same with Choice. I will have an updated post about top promotions for December tomorrow.
Accor Hotels – Le Club
Club Carlson is offering 30% discount on Best Available rates in Middle East & Asia + Breakfast & 1000 bonus Le Club Accorhotels points in the Middle East for Qatar Airways frequent fliers (don’t have to be Qatar member).
Accor has an offer for 2000 bonus Avios for a stay of 2 days or longer between October 1 and January 31, 2012 that is booked by December 31, 2012.
You can get instant Platinum status with Le Club Accorhotels just by signing up to the program.
Best Western Rewards
Best Western is offering 1000 bonus points per night for up to 4 nights in California, Nevada, and Hawaii by January 31, 2013.
Best Western is offering 250 bonus points for each stay booked on their website and consumed by June 30, 2013.
Carlson Hotels – Club Carlson
Club Carlson has a global “Stay More Nights – Earn More Points” promotion for up to 120K bonus points for 20 nights. This promotion is valid until December 31, 2012.
You can get triple points + 2000 bonus points by booking a breakfast package. This promotion is valid until December 31st, 2012 at selected Radisson & Radisson Blu locations.
Club Carlson has interesting promotion for 40% off of Bed & Breakfast rate + 5000 bonus points for select Park Plaza &art’otel stays in Europe. Registration is not required but you need to book specific rate plan. This offer is valid for stays between December 15 and March 31 that are booked by February 28, 2013.
Club Carlson has a 50% off redemption promo for select properties in Europe, Middle East & Africa + 1 property in Beijing as well. This offer is valid until March 31, 2013.
You can get double Gold Points for stays of two days or longer at select properties in Europe, Middle East & Africa. This offer is valid until December 31, 2012.
You can get triple American Airline miles (1500) for Radisson/Radisson Blu stays worldwide until December 20th, 2012.
Club Carlson is offering award at 50% off at select hotels in Europe, Middle East & Africa. This offer is valid until March 31, 2013.
Here are few other interesting posts about the Club Carlson program:
There is an elite offer for 2 for 1 and 4 for 2. You need to be a Gold or Concierge member to take advantage of these discounts that are valid in Europe, Middle East Africa.
You can get a Club Carlson Gold through a status match or being a shareholder:
If you have a friend or family member working for any Carlson hotel, you maybe eligible for the Friends & family discount:
Choice Privileges – Choice Hotels
There are no global Choice promotions at the moment.
Fairmont – President’s Club
You can earn up to 2000 Avios (British Airways & Iberia) until December 31, 2012. The normal number of miles earned per stay is 500. This offer applies to Swissotel & Raffles hotels as well.
Hilton’s chainwide 4th quarter “1,000 Reasons” promotion is valid for stays between November 1 and December 31, 2012. You will get 1000 bonus Hilton HHonors points per night for Thursday to Monday nights.
Hilton offers number of airline related bonus offers in the 4th quarter of 2012. I have summarized them all in one post.
You can get bonus miles or points for American Airlines, JetBlue, United, US Airways or Virgin America for stays at Waldorf Astoria hotels. The bonus is based on nights and expire on December 31, 2012.
Conrad hotels are offering 1000 bonus miles per night for American Airways, United Airlines, and US Airways frequent fliers. Offer is valid until December 31, 2012.
You can earn 250 Delta MQM’s and double SkyMiles for stays of 2 nights or longer between October 1 and December 15, 2012. This offer is available at select hotels.
Hilton is offering double airline miles for American, Aeromexico, AviancaTaca, MultiPlus(TAM) and United on select hotels in Latin America until December 31, 2012.
Hilton is offering maximum of 15K bonus Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles for 5 stays. You can always transfer the bonus + base miles back to Hilton HHonors for total of 40K HH points. This promotion is valid until December 31, 2012
Hilton has a promotion with Miles & More (Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian etc) for up to quadruple miles until December 31, 2012.
You can earn 4000 bonus Emirates Skywards miles on your second stay. This offer is valid until December 31, 2012.
Hilton is offering double points for Air Canada Aeroplan members until the end of December, 2012.
Double Qantas points (2000) for Hilton stays between November 1 and December 31, 2012.
Hilton is offering triple miles for number of Asian airlines frequent flier members. They have variation of the offer for Thai, Singapore, Korean, Asiana, Malaysia, and Cathay Pacific.
You can earn 6000 bonus Alitalia MileMiglia miles for four Hilton stays by January 31, 2013
You can earn up to 3000 bonus Avios (for BA Gold member) for a Hilton stay by December 31, 2013.
Hilton has a special “Be Yourself” package for Conrad resorts. Gold/Diamond members will receive 5000 bonus points per stay.
Hilton is offering instant Gold status until 2014 and bonus points/miles for American, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways, and Virgin American frequent fliers. This offer is targeted.
Here are some other important posts:
The double dip options are somewhat difficult to understand. I have written an article about them:
You can read about getting a status match with Hilton HHonors:
It can make sense to use Virgin Atlantic as Double Dip partner and then transfer the miles back to Hilton. You can read more about this here:
Hyatt Gold Passport
Hyatt doesn’t have a global promotion at this time.
Here are couple of other important posts:
Hyatt also offers status matches/trials. You can read more about them here:
Sometimes it makes sense to use Hyatt Stay Certificate instead of paying. You can read about more of them here:
InterContinental Hotels Group – Priority Club
The beauty of Priority Club is the onslaught of ongoing overlapping promotions that you can triple/quadruple dip.You can read about my average Priority Club point earnings when all the promotions are factored in here. I have also written about different type of Priority Club promotions here and what you can expect to earn for your first stay if you sign up for an account here.
Just a word of warning. Some of these promotions may require an address to be in a specific country/area like United States. I take absolutely no guarantees what will post to your Priority Club account. They may also conflict with a promotion that you have already signed up for and just return an error message.
You can get up to 20% cashback for your IHG Group of hotels stay.
There is an interesting “Roles To Rooms’ promotion for total of 15K bonus points for four stays. This promotion appears to be geographically targeted to Asia Pacific region.
Here’s an update about the “Roles to Room” promotion:
Here’s second update about this promotion:
You can get 5000 bonus Priority Cub points for staying two consecutive nights at Candlewood or Staybridge Suites property in the United States by December 30th, 2012.
You can earn a free night certificate for staying two nights at select Holiday Inn Resort locations. This offer is valid until February 28, 2013.
Triple points for stays at select properties in the Iberian peninsula. Valid until the end of December.
These are valid from October 1st to December 31st, 2012. You should sign up for 5K, 10K or 15K variation of this offer depending how many IHG nights you are planning to have on the 4th quarter.
Priority Club has a bonus offer for Meeting Planners that book a qualified meeting by February 28, 2013 for January 1 to March 31, 2013.
Priority Club is offering a $100 rebate for every stay of 3 nights or longer within 90 days of your wedding, This promotion is valid until the end of 2012.
You can get up to five codes that you can redeem for various gift card by booking online or mobile on any of IHG branded websites.
You can get triple Priority Club points for meetings by switching your account to Priority Club Meetings Reward member.
There are number of surveys that you can do in number of different languages for a quick 2000 Priority Club points, if you haven’t done any of them earlier. This is a quick way to get some points. My points posted immediately.
Not sure what is going on with this promotion, but you can try to see if it works for you.
You can get easy 300 points by installing a Priority Club shopping toolbar.
You can register for the following promotions at priorityclub.com/register. You need to have the email address associated with the Priority Club OR the Priority Club account number available AND the four digit code associated with the promotion.
You can earn 1000 bonus points for a stay in Canada.
Anniversary Bonus Offer – 6102 – 1000 Bonus Points
This is most lucrative of the offers. You will get additional 1000 Priority Club points per stay for 90 days after your sign up. Just enroll just before your first stay to maximize the earning period.
1000 Bonus Points for 60 Days – 8108 – 1000 Bonus Points
You will receive 1000 bonus Priority Club points per stay for the next 60 days after registering for this promotion. Just enroll just before your first stay to maximize the earning period.
Elite Member Next Stay Bonus – 5221 – 3000 Bonus Points
This works for sure if you are a Platinum member, but could work for Gold’s as well. Doesn’t hurt to sign up, right? You will get 3000 bonus Priority Club points for your next stay. You will need to have the stay within 90 days after signing up. You can only earn this once.
Elite Member Next Stay Bonus – 7489 – 3000 Bonus Points –NEW
This is another 3000 bonus points for an elite member. It posts for sure if you are Platinum but might work for a Gold account as well. You need to do the stay within 90 days of registering for this offer.
Welcome Back Bonus – 2120 – 1500 Bonus Points
You will get 1500 Priority Club bonus points for one stay after signing up. You need do stay within 90 days.
New Member Bonus – 3107 – 1500 Bonus Points
This is a new member bonus, but works for existing members as well. You will get onetime 1500 Priority Club bonus points after signing up. You need do stay within 90 days after registration.
Next Stay Bonus – 5109 – 1500 Bonus Points
This should be open for elite and non-elite members. You will get onetime bonus of 1500 Priority club points after a paid stay. The stay must be within 90 days after registration.
Weekend Stay Bonus – 3136 – 5000 Bonus Points
This should be open for all. You will get 5000 Priority Club bonus points for a two night weekend stay. Weekend is typically defined Friday/Saturday/Sunday nights. The stay must occur before the end of 2012. This promotion may require your Priority Club access to be in the United States. The promotion did post for me after a while. This promotion can be done several times.
Platinum 5000 Bonus – 3168 – 5000 Bonus Points
You need to be a Priority Club Gold or lower member and do the required number of stays to get the Platinum status + bonus points.
We’re pleased you have continued to stay with us and are now even closer to earning exclusive Platinum Elite benefits and 5,000 bonus points. All you need to do is register and stay with us 5 more nights before 30th November 2012. It would be our pleasure to reward your loyalty with exclusive Platinum Elite benefits. Keep staying with us and you’ll soon be there. We look forward to helping you make it to the top: Platinum Elite status!
Marriott has their usual fall MegaBonus starting on September 15th and ends on January 15th 2013. You need, however, register for the promotion by October 31st, 2012.
Here are three other posts about Marriott Rewards:
You can get bonus Marriott Rewards points, Southwest Rapid Rewards points or United miles for Marriott Gift card purchases.
Get 10% More + 5% cashback for your Marriott gift card purchase.
Marriott is offering a category 1 to 5 free night certificate for new members in Spain that sign up to the program and have one stays by January 31, 2013.
Marriott also offers status matches or taste of Platinum/Gold. You can read more about the procedures of getting one here:
If you haven’t been targeted to any of the promotions or you would like to change to another one, you can follow the instructions to get the promotion fixed for you.
There are no current Ritz-Carlton Rewards promotions.
Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood’s next promotion Better By The Night began on October 1st and ends on December 20th, 2012. You will receive double Starpoints for stays of 1 to 2 nights and triple points for stays of 3 nights or longer.
You can take advantage of four different promotions during this period. I have revisited the promotion after the bonus for FourSquare check ins was introduced.
You can get 500 bonus points for booking made on the iPhone SPG app or 250 points for bookings made on spg.com.
You can now get 500 bonus points for making the booking using the SPG Android app just like if you had done it using the iPhone one.
You can get another 250 bonus points for FourSquare check ins during the promotional period.
Starwood has a promotion with Air Canada’s Aeroplan for maximum of 8000 bonus miles. This is in addition to the Starpoints that you earn. Promotion is valid from September 10 to December 9, 2012.
Westin Kierland and Sheraton Wilde Horse Pass have exciting bonus points opportunity. Stay once at both properties and earn 10000 bonus Starpoints.
You can get 1000 Delta SkyMiles or US Airways Dividend Miles for booking a special (expensive) rate plan.
Starwood has been offering bonus points or free night certificate for new accounts that haven’t had stays
Starwood has a Redeem & Rewards promotion for 30% to 50% discount on the number of points needed for a free night at 21 of their properties in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. You need to register by November 30, 2012.
Starwood has a rate promotion for Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore that is valid for stays until February 28 that are booked by December 20, 2012.
Here’s a post about Starwood status match opportunity:
Starwood doesn’t offer straight status matches, but they can offer you a challenge:
Wyndham is offering 1000 bonus points per stay at select location in the United States, Canada, Mexico The Caribbean, and one property in the Netherlands. This offer is valid until January 31, 2013.
Wyndham’s promotion for 16K bonus points for a stay at any one of their 20 new properties in the United States has returned. You can earn this bonus maximum of 3 times. The promotion is valid until December 31, 2012.
Marriott’s promo required registration by October 31, Starwood’s promotion by November 30, Hyatt doesn’t have any promotion for this month etc. It is somewhat slim pickings this month when it comes to good hotel promotions.