|TOP HOTEL PROGRAMS
|Best Western||Hilton HHonors||Starwood Preferred Guest|
|Club Carlson||La Quinta||Wyndham Hotel Rewards|
|Choice Privileges||Marriott Rewards|
|Hyatt Gold Passport||Priority Club|
HOTEL REDEMPTION TIPS
The Best Western brand has a huge selection of hotels in Europe. Cheap nights for top destinations worldwide. Easy points to find and earn. Free nights start at 8,000 points.
The AXON Awards are a really great point value for Hilton nights. Always ask about these. Hilton also has. Waldorf Astoria properties are part of the Hilton brand.
Hyatt Gold Passport:
Free nights start at 5,000 points per night. Incredible destinations around the world.
Free nights start at only 6,000 points per night.
Point saver nights are a great benefit of this program. You will have to spend 33% less points if you can find a Point Saver rate for your dates. You can also book 4 nights and get your 5th night free. The Ritz Carlson is part of the Marriott brand which offers high end properties. You can also your points to stay at Marriott Club Resorts that offer 1 or 2 bedroom condos. Lastly, Marriott has an exclusive relationship where you can use your points to stay at two world renowned castles, The Dromoland Castle and Ashford Castle in Ireland.
Points Breaks nights which can be booked for 5,000 points are the absolute best benefit of this program. You can sometimes book top destinations at 5,000 points per night. This can be an incredible savings especially outside the U.S. The Points Break list of hotels is released quarterly.
Starwood Preferred Guest:
The Points & Cash option with the Starwood program is by far the best benefit of this program. You can stay for many more nights at a very low cost compared to the nightly rate you would be paying or the total Points redemption cost per night.
The best use of Wyndham points is to convert them to air miles at a 2.5:1 ratio which is a great value. Or just use for cheap hotel nights which start at 6,000 points per night in the U.S. Also, many great international destinations for cheap.