15 promotions that will make your next hotel stay more rewarding

Dec 16, 2021

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Keeping track of the latest hotel bonuses can be difficult — especially if you’re juggling points and elite status with multiple programs.

With that in mind, this guide covers current promotions across the major hotel chains. You can bookmark this page for regularly updated offers, links and other information about your favorite hotel programs. We’ll also discuss which offers will get you the most bang for your buck.

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This article focuses on limited-time promotions and excludes ongoing offers like AAA/AARP member discounts. Further, the list doesn’t include ongoing offers on cobranded hotel credit cards, but you can check out the following links for additional details on these cards:

Related: 7 of the best hotel credit cards that come with an annual free night

Amex Offers

American Express is currently offering several hotel promotions for select cardholders via its Amex Offers program, including:

  • Spend $100 or more, get $25 back when you stay at Best Western properties now through Dec. 31, 2021
  • Spend $250 or more, get $50 back when you stay at Hilton Hotels, Curio Collection and Canopy properties now through Dec. 31, 2021
  • Spend $500 or more, get $100 back when you stay at Waldorf Astoria, Conrad and LXR properties now through Dec. 31, 2021
  • Spent $200 or more, get $50 back when you stay at Marriott properties now through Dec. 31, 2021.
  • Spent $250 or more, get $50 back when you stay at Staypineapple properties now through Jan. 31, 2022.
  • Spent $500 or more, get $100 back when you stay at Virgin Hotels now through Feb. 28, 2022.

However, Amex Offers are targeted. So, you should check your offers and enroll in any that interest you.

Related: Jump on these travel-related Chase, Citi and Amex Offers before they disappear

Best Western

Best Western is currently offering a promotion where you can double points on eligible stays in the U.S., Canada or Caribbean.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Rewards Rush Earn double points on every stay at Best Western branded hotels in the U.S., Canada and Caribbean. Feb. 6, 2022. Dec. 6, 2021 to Feb. 6, 2022.

Related: How to get Best Western Gold Rewards status for just $16

Choice Privileges

Choice Privileges is offering double points on most stays through the end of the year. Some stays are excluded, so read the terms and conditions before your stay. Also, note that you must register for this promotion before checkout to receive the bonus points.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Double Points Earn 2x Choice Privileges on all paid stays of $40 per night or more. Properties in Japan, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia are excluded. Dec. 31, 2021. Nov. 29 to Dec. 31, 2021.

Related: The best hotel credit cards

Hilton Honors

Hilton’s running a promotion that awards a minimum of double points on eligible stays to all Hilton Honors members, which can add up on expensive stays. Registration is also open for a promotion where you’ll be able to earn 2,500 bonus points on every stay in the first quarter of 2022.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Power Up Earn a minimum of double bonus points on all stays

Hilton Honors credit cardholders earn triple Hilton Honors points on stays paid for using their cobranded card

Dec. 31, 2021 Sept. 7 – Dec. 31, 2021
Points Unlimited Earn 2,500 bonus points on every stay May 1, 2022 Jan. 1 – May 1, 2022

Related: Choosing the best Hilton credit card for you

IHG Rewards

IHG Rewards currently offers members the Stay Longer and Save promotion, which can get you up to 20% back on stays of three nights or longer. On top of that, there’s a promotion to earn bonus points starting with your second stay this fall. Cobranded cardholders can earn even more bonus points.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
3X points promotion Earn 2x bonus points starting on your second stay and 3x on subsequent stays

U.S. Chase IHG cardmembers will also earn 3,000 bonus points on their second stay and 3,000 bonus points on their third stay when using their IHG Rewards credit card to book

Dec. 31, 2021 Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2021

Related: IHG Rewards further extends elite status, free night certificates

Marriott Bonvoy

Marriott is currently offering targeted promotions that can be lucrative for those hitting the road this winter.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Marriott-Hertz promotion Save on Hertz bookings and earn 2,000 Marriott Bonvoy points No registration required Through Dec. 31, 2021
“Exclusively For You” targeted promotion Targeted members can earn up to 22,500 bonus points after two eligible paid stays. You’ll earn 7,500 points after one stay and 15,000 additional points after your second stay.

Targeted members can register through the promotion central page when signed in to their accounts.

March 31, 2022 Valid until March 31, 2022

Related: The award traveler’s guide to Marriott Bonvoy

Radisson Rewards

Radisson Rewards America is currently awarding double points on your next stay, but the promotion ends soon.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Double points

Earn double points per eligible night

Dec. 19, 2021 Oct. 15 – Dec. 19, 2021

Related: Here’s why Radisson Rewards is the best loyalty program for earning free nights

World of Hyatt

Hyatt has several ongoing promotions for travel through later this year and early 2022. This is excellent news if you’re hoping to save or earn more points on holiday travel.

Make sure to also check our guide to earning Hyatt points on stays, promotions and credit cards.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Bonus American Airlines miles offer for U.S. stays Earn 1,000 bonus American Airlines miles per eligible night at over 190 participating U.S. Hyatt hotels.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) properties are excluded.

Dec. 15, 2021 Nov. 1, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022
Lock in savings, Unlock the possibilities Get up to 15% off the standard rate at over 850 participating hotels No registration is required; must book by Dec. 21, 2021 Nov. 10, 2021 – April. 30, 2022
Bonus Journeys Earn 2,022 bonus points for every two qualifying nights (on up to 20 nights)

Cobranded Hyatt credit cardholders can also earn 1,000 bonus points for every eligible stay at 180+ participating hotels in 10 U.S. cities (on up to 10 stays)

March 15, 2022 Jan. 15 – April. 20, 2022
500 Reasons to Stay Somewhere New Earn 500 bonus points when you stay at one of Hyatt’s new hotels No registration required Varies among the 41 participating locations
Just for Members Save up to 15% on standard or premium stays at participating hotels No registration required Subject to availability

Related: Your complete guide to the World of Hyatt program

Wyndham Rewards

Wyndham Rewards is offering 7,500 bonus points for every four nights you spend at a Wyndham property through the middle of January. This is enough for one free night at select Wyndham properties. You can also earn 10,000 bonus points on weekday stays of 2+ nights.

Promotion Details Register-by date Dates of stay
Get 10,000 bonus points for weekday stays Earn 10,000 Wyndham Rewards bonus points when you check in Sunday to Wednesday at participating hotels for two or more consecutive nights. Feb. 15, 2022 Stays must be booked by Feb. 15, 2022, and completed by Feb. 19. 2022.
Stay Any 4 Nights, Get 1 Free Earn 7,500 bonus points for every four nights you spend at Wyndham properties. The four nights can be split among multiple Wyndham stays. Jan. 14, 2022 Stays must be booked by Jan. 14, 2022, and completed by Jan. 18, 2022.

Additional reporting by Ariana Arghandewal, Katie Genter and Caroline Tanner.

Featured photo of the Zemi Beach House by Benji Stawski/The Points Guy.

Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 50,000 bonus miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants in the first three months of card membership.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 Bonus Miles and 5,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $2,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Plus, earn up to $100 back in statement credits for eligible purchases at U.S. restaurants with your card within the first 3 months of membership.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Regular APR
15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
N/A
Recommended Credit
Excellent/Good
Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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