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Choice Privileges reward rates increased in Europe

Choice Privileges raised the reward rates for several hotels in Nice, Paris and Prague sometime in the past two weeks. I know this because I checked hotel reward rates in these three cities August 20-24 and saved screen shots for dates in October. Reward night rates are higher now for most of the hotels for the same October dates.

Plus, I wrote an article August 24 on Paris hotel deals using Choice Privileges points and listed the seasonal and weekend reward rates from August 25 to January 31, 2018 for 9 Choice brand hotels in Pais. Six of these hotels now display higher reward night rates.

Choice Privileges Reward Rates in Prague, Czech Republic 

Tue Oct 17 (Sep 6, 2017 rate check)

Choice Privileges Prague rates sep-6

Tue Oct 17 (Aug 20, 2017 rate check)

Choice Privileges Prague Rates (Aug 20, 2017)

  • Clarion Hotel Prague City increased from 8,000 to 12,000 points.
  • Clarion Prague Old Town increased from 10,000 to 12,000 points.
  • Clarion Congress Hotel Prague unchanged.

 

Choice Privileges Reward Rates in Nice, France

Tue Oct 10 (Sep 6 reward rate check)

Choice Privileges Nice rates Sep6

Tue Oct 10 (Aug 20 reward rate check)

Choice Privileges Nice rates Aug20

  • Comfort Hotel Galaxie – Nice St. Laurent Du Var unchanged.
  • Quality Hotel Mediteranee Menton increased from 8,000 to 10,000 points.
  • Clarion Suites Cannes Croisette increased from 12,000 to 16,000 points.

Today I see higher rates for reward nights at 10 of 16 hotels in Nice and Paris France and Prague, Czech Republic for the same October dates compared to rates I checked August 20-24.

I assume there are many more hotels around Europe with higher reward rates for stays over the next few months. Nordic Choice Hotels are the exception. Nordic Choice Hotels maintain a year-round reward rate with few adjustments seen over the past four years. There are about 180 Nordic Choice Hotels, primarily in Norway and Sweden with a few hotels in Denmark, Finland and Baltic countries.

I have not noticed any hotels in Europe where reward rates decreased with the recent seasonal adjustments.

Where to find Choice Privileges Seasonal Reward Rates

https://www.choicehotels.ca/ is the Canada website for Choice Hotels. The US website does not display seasonal reward rates. You can find seasonal reward rates for any Choice Hotel through the Canadian website by checking the hotel’s home page.

Comfort Hotel Paris Lafayette reward rates

Comfort Hotel Lafayette Paris Seasonal rates

On August 24, when I wrote my Paris article, reward night rates at Comfort Hotel Paris La Fayette were 8,000 points every night of the week from Sep 16-Nov 30.

COMFORT HOTEL PARIS LA FAYETTE

Points required for Choice Privileges reward night redemption:

  • September 16, 2017 – November 30, 2017:
    • Sun – Thu 8,000/room
    • Fri – Sat 8,000/room

Today, Sep 6, seasonal reward rates at Comfort Hotel Paris La Fayette are 10,000 points Sun-Thu and 12,000 points on Fri-Sat.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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    “JUST AN FYI…
    Choice Privileges points are now issued by Choice Privileges Loyalty Services, LLC. While we want you to be aware, don’t worry because this does not impact how you earn, redeem, or manage your Choice Privileges account.”

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