Here our monthly blog post about hotel loyalty promotions. You can now find an updated list just by clicking the “Hotel Promotions” tab. This will be updated when promotions expire and new ones are announced throughout the month.
Accor Hotels – Le Club
There are no currently bonus point promotions for Le Club Accorhotels. We do, however, have available instant Platinum status with the program. You can find more about this by following the link below.
Accor A-Club / Le Club Accorhotels Platinum Status for New Accounts
Best Western Rewards
Best Western’s fall promotion for double/triple points is starting on September 23rd and ends on November 18th, 2012. You can read more about this promo by following the link.
Best Western Rewards Fall 2012 Promotion Double or Triple Points
Carlson Hotels – Club Carlson
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.
Book Breakfast Package Rate & Get Triple Gold Points at Select Radisson & Radisson Blu Hotels
You can get 100 free Club Carlson points per day by flipping through a photo book. This offer is valid until September 24, 2012.
Get More Than 3000 Free Club Carlson Points – 100 Points Per Day
Club Carlson is celebrating 25 years of Country Inn & Suites by giving 25K bonus points for two night stays until October 14, 2012.
Club Carlson: Country Inn & Suites 25 Years – Get 25000 Bonus Points For 2 Nights Stay
Radisson & Radisson Blu has an offer for Europe, Middle East & Africa. You can get 3rd night free and 2000 bonus points when you book for three nights and pay using American Express. This offer is valid until September 30th, 2012.
Radisson & Radisson Blu 3rd Night Free + 2000 Bonus Club Carlson Points
Club Carlson is offering double points at number of their properties in Europe, Middle East & Africa. This offer is valid until September 30th, 2012.
Club Carlson Double Points in Europe, Middle East & Africa at Participating Hotels
Club Carlson has a redemption discount offer of 50% at number of properties in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. You can use your points at half the usual rate. This offer is valid until September 30th, 2012.
Club Carlson 50% Redemption Discount At Select Hotels in Europe, Middle East & Africa
Club Carlson has a promotion for the Asia Pacific region. You can get 10K bonus points for stays of two nights or longer. You can earn the bonus points unlimited time. The promotion ends on September 30th, 2012.
Club Carlson Asia Pacific Promotion “Two Nights. 10,000 Points” – 10K Bonus Points For Stays Of Two Nights Or Longer
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.
Club Carlson Gold/Concierge Elite Member Offer – Stay 2 Pay 1
Club Carlson Gold/Concierge Elite Member Offer – Stay 4 Pay 2
You can get a Club Carlson Gold through a status match or being a shareholder:
Carlson Hotels – Club Carlson Status Match
Club Carlson Gold Status for Rezidor Shareholders
If you have a friend or family member working for any Carlson hotel, you maybe eligible for the Friends & family discount:
Carlson Hotels Friends & Family Discount
Choice Privileges – Choice Hotels
Choice’s fall 2012 promotion is valid until November 14th, 2012. You will earn at the minimum 8000 points for every two stays.
Choice Hotels Fall 2012 Promotion for Maximum of 8000 Bonus Points for Every Two Stays
Hilton’s Triple Your Trip promotion for double points for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Stays, and triple for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday stays until September 30th, 2012.
Hilton HHonors 3rd Quarter “Triple Your Trip” 2012 Double or Triple Points Promotion
Hilton HHonors and Delta has teamed up offering triple Delta SkyMiles at selected Hilton family of hotels until September 20th, 2012.
Triple Delta SkyMiles for Stays at Selected Hilton Family of Hotels
Hilton is offering instant Gold status until 2014 and bonus points/miles for American, Delta, JetBlu, United, US Airways, and Virgin American frequent fliers. This offer is targeted.
Instant Hilton HHonors Gold Status Until March 2014 for American, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways, and Virgin America Frequent Fliers + Bonus Points & Miles (Targeted?)
Here are some other important posts:
You can read about getting a status match with Hilton HHonors:
Hilton HHonors Gold & Diamond Status Match & Challenge & Fast Track Offer
Hilton HHonors Gold VIP Fast Track Offer Through MVP Program. Gold Status After Four Stays or Nine Nights During 90 period
Instant Hilton HHonors Gold Status for Visa Infinite Card Holders
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:
Hilton HHonors Double Dip Strategy with Virgin Atlantic’s Flying Club
Hyatt Gold Passport
Hyatt’s fall 2012 promotion is valid from September 1st to November 30th, 2012. You will earn 5000 bonus points after 5 nights and 10000 bonus points for every additional five nights for maximum bonus of 65000 Hyatt Gold Passport points.
Hyatt Gold Passport Autumn “Imagine the Possibilities” Promotion
Here are couple of other important posts:
Hyatt also offers status matches/trials. You can read more about them here:
Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond Status Match – Hyatt Diamond Trial Challenge As Of 2012
Sometimes it makes sense to use Hyatt Stay Certificate instead of paying. You can read about more of them here:
Hyatt Stay Certificates – Way to Save Money On Hyatt Stays
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.
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.
Priority Club “Roles to Room” Promotion: 15000 Bonus Points for Four Stays
Quarter 3 Stay bonuses
These started on July 1st and will end on September 30th, 2012. You should sign up for an offer that you know you can achieve
5000 Bonus Air Canada Aeroplan Miles for a Stay
This is a nice bonus for a stay in Canada. You need to have the stays by December 30th, 2012 to be eligible for the bonus miles.
Priority Club “Sweetheart Deal” $100 Visa Prepaid Debit Card for Each 3 Night Stay within 90 Day of Wedding
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.
Priority Club $25 Gift Card Offer for Booking Directly Online
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.
Priority Club Meeting Rewards Offer of Triple Points
You can get triple Priority Club points for meetings by switching your account to Priority Club Meetings Reward member.
Priority Club Surveys for 2000 Points or More
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.
Sign Up For Priority Club Shopping Emails & Get 500 Points
You can get 500 Priority Club points for just signing up for the shopping email.
Priority Club Welcome Survey for 1000 Bonus Points
Not sure what is going on with this promotion, but you can try to see if it works for you.
Install (Not Required) Priority Club Shopping Toolbar & Get 300 Points
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.
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
Not sure exactly how this works, but here’s the info about this offer: 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.
Marriott Rewards Fall 2012 MegaBonus
Update on Marriott Fall 2012 MegaBonus Choices
You can earn triple airline miles tarting on your second stay on Marriott’s MegaMiles promotion that ends on October 30th, 2012.
Marriott Rewards MegaMiles Promotion – Earn Triple Airline Miles
Here are three other posts about Marriott Rewards:
You can get Southwest Rapid Rewards points for Marriott Gift card purchases.
Southwest Rapid Rewards Points for Marriott Gift Card Purchases
Marriott also offers status matches or taste of Platinum/Gold. You can read more about the procedures of getting one here:
Marriott Rewards Gold & Platinum Status Match – Taste of Platinum & Gold Challenge
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.
Changing Targeted Marriott Promotions
Ritz-Carlton has an offer for 30K bonus points for a stay of four nights or longer. This offer is valid until October 15th, 2012.
Ritz-Carlton Rewards Extraordinary Returns – 30000 Bonus Points for a Four Night Stay
Starwood Preferred Guest
Starwood launched their much anticipated SPG Nice Choice promotion on May 1st that hasn’t gone down too well. You can read about the initial leak, my ability to confirm that the leaked information was real, and the strategy that you should take. Essentially, this is a double or triple Starpoints promotion that is very weak compared to free night promotions that SPG was running during 2010 and 2011. Note that you needed to choose what you would like to earn and when by June 30th, 2012.
Starwood’s next promotion Better By The Night begins 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.
SPG Better By The Night Autumn 2012 Promotion for Double or Triple Starpoints
You can get 500 bonus points for booking made on the iPhone SPG app or 250 points for bookings made on spg.com.
SPG Better By The Night Online & iPhone Booking Bonuses
Westin Kierland and Sheraton Wilde Horse Pass have exciting bonus points opportunity. Stay once at both properties and earn 10000 bonus Starpoints.
Stay at Westin Kierland & Sheraton Wild Horse Pass for 10000 Bonus Starpoints
You can get 1000 Delta SkyMiles or US Airways Dividend Miles for booking a special (expensive) rate plan.
1000 Bonus Delta SkyMiles or US Airways Dividend Miles for Sheraton Club Bookings
Here’s a post about Starwood status match opportunity:
Starwood doesn’t offer straight status matches, but they can offer you a challenge:
Starwood Preferred Guest Platinum Status Match – Platinum Challenge
Wyndham’s summer promotion is coming to an end on September 13th, 2012. You can earn quadruple points or miles.
Wyndham Rewards Summer 2012 Promotion for Quadruple Miles or Points