Best hotel loyalty promotions for August 2016

Best Hotel Loyalty Promotions For August 2016

Earn double points at Tribute Portfolio hotels, like the SLS Las Vegas. (Photo: Steve Marcus, USA TODAY)

There are some great offers that you don t want to miss as summer starts to wind down. Get online and get point-rich before these promotions end.

Earn bonus points for dining with Hilton.1 Dine at a Hilton brand hotel to earn bonus points, even if you re not a guest. Curio Collection, for example, composes unique, regionally significant properties with fantastic restaurants. Think Wagyu beef tartare and duck fat fries on the panoramic rooftop of the London House Chicago or organic quinoa vegetable salad with mint and grilled octopus at Vintro Hotel in South Beach. All are eligible for non-guests to earn points, including 2,000 extra points when you spend $25 within a month of registering a credit card.

IHG Rewards Club Point Breaks offers for the fall announced.2 In one of the hotel industry s best bargains for redeeming points, IHG has listed its next roster of hotels around the world available for only 5,000 points per night. Between now and Oct.

31, standard rooms at properties like the Intercontinental Phnom Penh, Cambodia, or Intercontinental Mendoza, Argentina, are on sale. Other options include the Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Nola in Naples, Italy, and Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express in Sydney Macquarie Park, Australia. If you don t have IHG Rewards Club points, you can buy them directly or transfer them from credit card loyalty programs like Chase Ultimate Rewards.

Earn double points at Tribute Portfolio hotels.3 Starwood brand Tribute Portfolio properties are rewarding Starwood Preferred Guest members with double points for any stay between now and Oct.

31. Be sure to register for the promotion before checking in. Tribute Portfolio hotels include the Great Northern Hotel in London and the SLS Las Vegas, among others.

Earn triple American Airlines miles at Hilton family hotels plus free cookies.4 American miles are harder to come by now that its loyalty program is revenue-based.

But stay at a Hilton family hotel in the Americas between now and Nov.

18 to earn triple American miles. Perhaps even better, if you re near New York s Penn Station or Chicago s Union Station on Aug.

4 (National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day), Doubletree is handing out cookies. If you re not in those cities, follow Doubletree on Instagram5 to find out how to win one of its new destination-themed tins of cookies between now and Aug.

12. Miles and cookies, now that s a sweet deal!

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Earn IHG Gold Elite status with one stay.6 Travel a lot for business, but don t have a special corporate rate or bonus from a big company? Register for Inn Business and stay at any Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn property within 90 days to receive an instant bump to IHG Rewards Club Gold Elite status. The program is designed for small businesses and their employees to provide faster benefits to travelers. Gold Elite status gives a 10% bonus on point earnings. IHG has capped this offer at 15,000 members, and registration must take place before Dec.

31.

Stay with all Starwood brands to earn a bonus.7 Log into your Starwood Preferred Guest dashboard profile to see how many of its brands you have stayed at this year. Stay at five in one calendar year to earn 500 bonus points. Stay at all 11, and receive 11,000 bonus points! There is no registration required for this offer, and the best part is that award stays are even eligible for this promotion.

Starwood offers bonus points for keyless room entry.8 Also in the SPG dashboard is a targeted offer for many travelers.

Check into an eligible Starwood hotel by using keyless entry via the SPG app on your mobile device and receive 250 bonus points.

Be sure to register your device before checking into the hotel.

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References

  1. ^ Earn bonus points for dining with Hilton. (www.hhonorsdining.com)
  2. ^ IHG Rewards Club Point Breaks offers for the fall announced. (www.ihg.com)
  3. ^ Earn double points at Tribute Portfolio hotels. (www.spgpromos.com)
  4. ^ Earn triple American Airlines miles at Hilton family hotels plus free cookies. (www.hiltonhhonors.com)
  5. ^ Doubletree on Instagram (www.instagram.com)
  6. ^ Earn IHG Gold Elite status with one stay. (www.ihg.com)
  7. ^ Stay with all Starwood brands to earn a bonus. (www.spgpromos.com)
  8. ^ Starwood offers bonus points for keyless room entry. (www.spgpromos.com)

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