Posted by Ric Garrido

Howard Johnson hotels in Wyndham Rewards have a Happy Monday promotion for midweek stays. Simply book your reservation at Howard Johnson on a Monday during August and September using promotion code SBN to earn a $25 gas card for stays through October 3, 2013. Monday, September 30 is the last date this offer may be booked.

Midweek nights eligible for this offer are considered any night from Sunday to Thursday August 5, 2013 to October 3, 2013 in the US or Canada.

To qualify for this offer you must:

  • (i) book on HoJo.com with promotion code SBN or call 1-800-I-GO-HOJO and mention code SBN;
  • (ii) book the stay on Mondays between August 5, 2013 and September 30, 2013;
  • (iii) stay on Sundays – Thursdays from August 5, 2013 – October 3, 2013 in the US or Canada.
  • Prize will be awarded in the form of a gas gift card with a value of $25 redeemable at participating Shell, Exxon, Texaco, Chevron, Sunoco, and Gulf stations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
  • The reservation requires pre-payment and is non-cancellable, non-changeable, and non-refundable.
  • For stays longer than one night or for bookings with more than one room, only one gift card will be awarded per booking.
  • Gift cards will be mailed to guests within two weeks of booking their stay.
  • Valid postal address required at time of reservation.
  • Offer valid on hojo.com and 1-800-I-GO-HOJO and is not valid on mobile website.

$25 rebate on a one night stay is a good offer; especially if you pay a rate under $75.

 

Analysis of Happy Monday SBN rate

Whether SBN is a higher room rate is not known to me at this time since this offer is only bookable on Mondays.

Howard Johnson Express Seaside is about five miles from where I live. Standard rate for Tuesday, August 27 is $59 and $67.08 after tax. The standard rate also offers 1,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards points. A $59 rate earns 590 Wyndham Rewards points.

$59 rate = 1,590 Wyndham Rewards points (special rate).

Assume $59 is same for SBN rate (I’ll check rate again next Monday and see if the SBN rate is bookable along with the 1,000 bonus points. Monday, August 12 update. SBN rate is 10% off at $53.10 per night and cannot be combined with 1,000 bonus points offer).

$67.08 all-in for Howard Johnson room and receive a $25 gas card rebate.

That is a 37% rebate value on the cost for the room night.

Happy Monday is a good promotion for a cheap one night Howard Johnson stay.

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On a different note:

This HoJo promotion made me think of the film 24 Hour Party People and the Manchester, UK band Happy Mondays who are hanging out on a hotel in this video. Step On is a weak video. I liked the Hotel sign setting.

Happy Mondays distractions until the next Happy Monday HoJo promo.

The video Wrote for Luck, produced by Tony Wilson, shares the spirit of
the band performing. Live performances reveal the intensity of simple trance
music like Happy Mondays.

 

Ric Garrido, writer and owner of Loyalty Traveler, shares news and views on hotels, hotel loyalty programs and vacation destinations for frequent guests.

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2 Responses

  1. Does it have to be a Howard Johnson hotel or can it be another wyndham hotel? The area I was wanting to go said there were no HoJo’s but listed other Wyndhams I can reserve on the website…

    Comment by Jasanna Czellar on August 12th, 2013 at 7:17 am
  2. Only Howard Johnson for this offer.

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