July 2018 Hotel Promotions Guide

This page highlights many hotel promotions for stays and points purchases currently offered in ten listed hotel loyalty programs.

  1. Best Western Rewards
  2. Choice Privileges
  3. Hilton Honors
  4. World of Hyatt
  5. IHG Rewards Club
  6. Marriott Rewards/Ritz Carlton Rewards
  7. Radisson Rewards
  8. Starwood Preferred Guest
  9. Wyndham Rewards
  10. Le Club Accorhotels

July 2018 promotions for each major hotel loyalty program, along with major program information and news.

Most major hotel loyalty programs have promotions for July 2018 hotel stays.

134 Hotel Brands in Top 10 loyalty programs

July 2018 hotel loyalty promotions

Best Western Rewards: May 21-September 3, 2018 Earn $20 Best Western Travel Card after first stay and 2,000 bonus points for every additional stay. Promotion registration required at bestwestern.com/summercombo2K.

Loyalty Traveler article.

Additional offers can be found at the bottom of the Best Western Earn Rewards page.

Choice Privileges: Earn 8,000 points after 2 stays June 12-August 17 is a commonly recurring promotion for 8,000 total points after 2 stays. This is equivalent to regular points earned from $800 in hotel spend. Promotion bonus adds bonus points to regular points 10 points per dollar earned from 2 stays for 8,000 total points. Spend $200 on Choice Hotels room rate on 2 stays and earn 2,000 regular points + 6,000 bonus points for 8,000 total points. There is a minimum level bonus of 5,000 points for members who spend more than $300 on two stays to earn over 3,000 regular points.

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

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

Hilton Honors: Double Points May 1-Aug 31, 2018

Hilton Honors: 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


IHG Rewards Club: IHG Accelerate May 1-July 31, 2018  Targeted tasks for a minimum 30,000 bonus points. My promotion requires a minimum 2 nights and my wife’s promotion requires a minimum 4 nights to earn 30,000 bonus points.

IHG Rewards Club: IHG PointBreaks April 30 – July 31, 2018

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

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

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

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: April 16-July 20, 2018 earn 750 bonus points per night, starting with 3rd night during promotion, up to 36,000 bonus points (50 total nights) during promotion period. Register by June 30.

Marriott Rewards 2018 hotel reward category changes:

  • List of 61 Marriott Category 8 hotels coming in 2019


    Radisson Rewards Dream Deals June 25-Sep 2 earn 5,000 bonus points per stay.

    (eligible stays must be booked by July 8).

    Radisson Rewards – NOWOPEN promotion for 1,000 bonus points at new hotels in Americas.

    Radisson Rewards: 2018 reward category changes March 1, 2018 at 124 hotels

    Starwood Preferred Guest: Buy Starpoints at 35% off through July 20 ($22.75 per 1,000 points) when you buy 5,000 to 30,000 points.

    Starwood Preferred Guest: 250 bonus points per night April 16-July 20, 2018 beginning with 3rd night, up to maximum 12,000 bonus points during promotion after 50 nights. Register by June 30.

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

    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 earn 7,500 bonus points per stay for Masterpass payment on up to 2 hotel stays by September 1, 2018.

    Wyndham Rewards Masterpass payment 7,500 bonus points per stay

    Wyndham Rewards: Program devaluation – Wyndham Rewards GoFast copay now pegged to room rate

    (expired) Wyndham Rewards: Wyndham Visa Checkout 3 stays earn 15,000 points Nov 1-Feb 28, 2018

    (expired) Wyndham Rewards: 15,000 points for two Masterpass paid stays by Oct 31, 2017

    Wyndham Rewards + Caesars Total Rewards loyalty program partnership with reciprocal elite benefits.


    Hotel redemption values I found in my 2017 stays across 9 loyalty programs.

    Loyalty Traveler – 2017 Hotel Points Value in 9 programs

    Loyalty Traveler – My Incredible IHG Accelerate Year in Review

    The Points Guy published a general 2017 best hotel loyalty programs ranking.


    Ric Garrido of Monterey, California is writer and owner of Loyalty Traveler.