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Major hotel loyalty promotions February 2018

This post includes the main February 2018 hotel loyalty promotions from 10 major programs. There are buy points offers with Hilton, Hyatt, IHG and SPG.

Choice and Club Carlson are two programs without a current major points promotion.

Le Club Accorhotels: Accor Hotels 6,000 bonus points for 3 stays by Sep 2, 2018 (must book stays by March 6).

Best Western Rewards: $10 Best Western e-gift card per stay (Feb 12-Apr 29) or 750 AAdvantage miles per stay (Feb 1-Apr 1) or 500 Aeroplan miles (Jan 8-Mar 31). Best Western travel card expires 120 days after issuance. This short validity time may make bonus miles a better value.

Best Western Rewards AAdvantage or Aeroplan bonus miles or $10 BW Travel Card per stay

Choice Privileges: Canada 3-night stay Choice Privileges 5,000 bonus points

Choice Privileges: Reward Nights Comparison Nordic Choice Club to Choice Privileges

Club Carlson: 2018 reward category changes March 1, 2018 at 124 hotels

Hilton Honors: Hilton Honors Points Unlimited Jan 1-Apr 30 promotion potential for $5 hotel nights

Hilton Honors Buy Points: Hilton Honors 80% bonus points offer when buying 10,000 to 80,000 points at the regular $10 per 1,000 points price by March 16, 2018.

Hilton Honors Restore Points: Restore Expired Hilton Honors points $0.0025 cents/point

Hilton discount rate: Hilton Long Weekender often best rate deal

Hilton Honors: Hilton Honors April 2018 changes benefit high elites, devaluation for other 70m members

World of Hyatt Buy Points: Hyatt Buy Points 30% bonus to Feb 23, 2018

IHG Rewards Club: IHG Accelerate Jan 1-Apr 30, 2018 registration open

IHG Rewards Club: Kimpton stay by April 30 earns 10,000 IHG points

IHG Rewards Club: 2018 IHG Rewards Club 691 hotels category shift analysis

IHG Rewards Club Buy Points: Buy IHG points $6.57 per 1,000 to Feb 28

IHG Rewards Club: IHG 2018 reward changes and why I don’t care

IHG Rewards Club: IHG PointBreaks restructured to 5, 10 and 15,000 points

IHG Rewards Club: IHG PointBreaks Jan 29-Apr 30, 2018 complete list 203 hotels

IHG Rewards Club: Only 15 of 203 IHG PointBreaks Hotels booked out in 48 hours

IHG Rewards Club: Tourist attractions earn 3,000 IHG bonus points across USA

IHG Rewards Club: 2017 hotel category changes analyzed. About 640 IHG hotels change reward category with 80% hotels going up in points (Jan 5, 2017).

Marriott Rewards: Marriott MegaBonus 2K/3K per stay Jan 16-Apr 15, 2018

Marriott Rewards 2018 hotel reward category changes:

Analysis – Marriott Rewards category 1,083 hotels up, 248 down March 6, 2018

Marriott Rewards 181 category 6-8 hotels going up March 6, 2018

Marriott Rewards 262 hotels category 3-4 and 185 hotels 4-5 shift March 6, 2018

Marriott Rewards 2018 changes, 88 hotels cat 1 to cat 2; 241 cat 2-3

Marriott Rewards 2018 category changes list for 248 hotels going down March 6

Starwood Preferred Guest 2018 hotel reward changes: SPG 145 hotels up, 131 down March 6, 2018; regional analysis

Starwood Preferred Guest: SPG Great Weeks, Grand Weekends Jan 16-Apr 15, 2018 registration open

Starwood Preferred Guest Buy Points: Buy Starpoints 35% off to March 16; $22.75 per 1,000 points

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

Wyndham Rewards: Wyndham Rewards 2 stays by July 1 earn 15K points is great deal

Loyalty TravelerFebruary 2018 Hotel Promotions Guide.

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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