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May 2017 hotel loyalty promotions in 9 chains

Most major hotel loyalty programs have summer travel offers available for hotel stays through June, July and even August.

Here are May 2017 promotions for nine major hotel loyalty programs.

Best Western Rewards – earn 1,000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles per stay May 1 – July 2, 2017.

Expired: Best Western extends $10 Travel Card per stay Feb 13-April 30, 2017 ($10 e-credits need to be redeemed before summer expiration dates.)

Choice Privileges 8,000 points every 2 stays May 11-July 31, 2017

Club Carlson – Country Inn 2-night stay earns 7,000 points to May 31, 2017

Club Carlson – Triple Points + 5,000 bonus points on Sunday and Monday to June 30

Club Carlson 3,000 points Mobile App booking April 3-Dec 31, 2017 (one time bonus).

Hilton Double Points May 1 – August 31, 2017 (Triple points for Diamond members) global promotion.

Hilton mobile app booking 500 bonus points (may be earned on all 2017 stays booked with app).

World of Hyatt double points Apr 1-June 30 in first promotion

Buy Hyatt points at 30% off through May 23, reducing purchase rate from $24 per 1,000 points to $18.47.

IHG Accelerate May 15 – August 31, 2017 (individual member targeted tasks). Personally, I am Loving my IHG Accelerate summer 2017 offer (April 28).

IHG PointBreaks 5,000 Points Rewards Nights current list for stays to July 31, 2017.  Loyalty Traveler – IHG PointBreaks April 24-July 31 full list. Most of the hotels in Europe booked out within 24 hours. I landed four nights.

IHG Platinum elite promotion for Points and Cash 20% discount to May 31, 2017. $92=20K points.

IHG Rewards Club 2017 hotel category changes analyzed. About 640 IHG hotels change reward category with 80% hotels going up in points.

Marriott Megabonus May 27 – Sep 4, 2017. This promotion has not been officially released by Marriott Rewards as of May 9. LoyaltyLobby.com posted an offer stating it will be 2,000 points per stay beginning with second stay and additional 2,000 points per Marriott brand, beginning with second brand.

Starwood Hotels – Delta SkyMiles Double Up April 17 – July 15, 2017. Registered members earn regular Starpoints + 2 SkyMiles per dollar in base hotel spend at Starwood Hotels during promotion period.

Starwood Preferred Guest and Marriott Rewards accounts can now be linked (September 2016) and point transferred between programs at ratio of 1 Starpoint = 3 Marriott Rewards points.

Wyndham Rewards Triple Points March 7 – May 25, 2017 earn triple points, 30 points/$1 on base rate + 1,000 base points minimum (eg. $55 rate = 550 base points + 1,100 bonus points (3x) + 450 points (1,000 minimum). This means 2,100 points on a cheap $55 hotel night for stays to May 25, 2017. Targeted member promotion offer.

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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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