Hotel Points Expiration Charts

Keeping your points from expiring is always very important.  If you don’t know each loyalty programs requirements you may find yourself with an empty account at some point by accident.  Don’t let this happen to you.  Be informed and learn more about each hotel program requirements.  Below is a handy chart of top some of the top loyalty hotel programs.

 

Hotel Expiration Policy
Choice Hotels Expire Dec. 31, two years after you earned the points.
Club Carlson 24 months of not earning or spending points
Hilton 12 months of not earning or spending points
Hyatt Gold 12 months of not earning or spending points
Marriott 24 months of not earning points
Priority Club Points Never Expire
Starwood Hotels 12 months of not earning or spending points
Wyndham Points expire after 4 years and you can’t do anything to extend them beyond 4 years.

However, they will expire sooner (in 18 months)of not earning or spending points


Each program has many ways to keep points from expiring.  Review the list of program options for keeping your points alive.  You only need to earn 1 point and there are many ways to earn.  You don’t have to stay in the hotel to earn points.  See all your many options in the list below.

 

Choice hotels International

  • Expiration Policy

This means that Choice hotel points CANNOT be extended past the two year expiration date.

 

Club Carlson

  • Expiration Policy
WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE

 

  • Keep your Club Carlson Points Active by Redeeming Points:

Hilton

WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE

KEEP YOUR POINTS ACTIVE
BY REDEEMING POINTS

Hyatt

WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE

KEEP YOUR POINTS ACTIVE BY REDEEMING POINTS

Marriott

  • Expiration Policy
  • Marriott says: a Membership Account may be closed at the Company’s discretion if no Points or Miles are accrued during a 24-month period.  All Points in the Membership Account will be forfeited at that time.
  • This means that only earning (and NOT redeeming) Marriott points will extend the life of the points.
WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE

Priority Club

  • Expiration Policy

Starwood hotels and resorts

  • Expiration Policy
  • Starwood says: “Starpoints earned or otherwise obtained by an SPG Member will forfeit without notice if the SPG Member becomes Inactive, even if the SPG Member has achieved SPG Lifetime Gold or SPG Lifetime Platinum status.
  • An SPG Member is considered “Inactive” if during a 12 month period: (a) the SPG Member has not had an Eligible Stay at an SPG Participating Hotel; (b) the SPG Member has not earned or redeemed any Starpoints, or (c) the SPG Member’s account has been cancelled.“
WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE
KEEP YOUR POINTS
ACTIVE BY REDEEMING POINTS

Wyndham

 

  • Expiration Policy
  • Wyndham says “Wyndham Rewards points expire four (4) years after being posted to the Member’s account, unless forfeited or cancelled earlier due to membership inactivity or otherwise in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  •  “All accrued points of a Member’s Wyndham Rewards account may be cancelled or forfeited if the Member has no account activity for a period of 18 consecutive months.
  • What this means is that your points WILL expire FOUR years after earning them and there is nothing you can do to extend this four year period.  But your points will expire sooner if you have NO account activity during 18 months.
WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE 
 

 KEEP YOUR POINTS ACTIVE
BY REDEEMING POINTS
 

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