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Choice Privileges rewards for Scandinavia bookable online again

Choice Hotels redesigned its website last month and there was a temporary loss of award bookings for Nordic Choice Hotels and some international Choice Hotels properties, like in Japan. This functionality has now been restored. Readers of Loyalty Traveler may know that I have redeemed several hundred thousand Choice Privileges points for Nordic Choice Hotel…

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Choice Privileges 2016 program changes

I wonder if Jennifer, Choice Privileges representative on FlyerTalk, knew the trap door she was standing on when she used the dreaded phrase: “We’re really excited about our program enhancements”? There are several new changes announced today for Choice Privileges hotel loyalty program. The jury of frequent guests in Choice Privileges is still out on…

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New Choice Privileges Points Expiration Policy: inactive accounts forfeit all points Aug 1, 2017

Choice Privileges points expiration policy effective February 1, 2016 is a major program change. If a member is not active within 18 consecutive calendar months, that member will forfeit all accumulated Choice Privileges points. On August 1, 2017 all inactive Choice Privileges accounts since February 1, 2016 will forfeit all their points. The current Choice…

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Choice Privileges $550 for 65,000 points

Choice Privileges points are on sale through November 24, 2015. The limited time offer is 30% bonus points when you buy 13,000 or more points. The 30% bonus points lower the standard purchase price rate from $11.00 per 1,000 points to $8.47 per 1,000 points.  The 30% bonus kicks in with a 13,000 points purchase…

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Clarion Bergen Airport modern style

Clarion Bergen Airport was one of the nicest airport hotels I have stayed in and one of the best Nordic Choice Hotels rooms I’ve seen. I changed my reservation this week from a downtown Bergen hotel to the airport after visiting the Clarion hotel a couple of weeks ago while waiting for a flight out…

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