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.

HotelExpiration Policy 
Choice HotelsExpire Dec. 31, two years after you earned the points.
Club Carlson24 months of not earning or spending points
Hilton Hotels12 months of not earning or spending points
Hyatt12 months of not earning or spending points
Marriott24 months of not earning points
IHGPoints Never Expire
Starwood (now Marriott)12 months of not earning or spending points
WyndhamPoints 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
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
WAYS TO KEEP YOUR
POINTS ACTIVE 
 KEEP YOUR POINTS ACTIVE
BY REDEEMING POINTS