Choice Privileges has changed the award booking window for members (except Diamond) that can now book up to 100 days in advance of their intended stay. This change went into effect on May 9, 2018. Previously, general members had only 30 day booking window, Gold members 50, Platinum members 75 and only Diamond members could […]
While not personally one of my favorite loyalty programs, Choice Privileges is a niche program that does have some sweet spots. They often have lucrative promotions for stays, and also often sell points at a discount. Travis has explained why he thinks Choice points are worth buying. One of the best uses of Choice Privileges points is for redemptions in Northern Europe, where hotels are otherwise quite expensive. Travis has redeemed at hotels like the Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeateret and the Clarion Collection Hotel Bastion, which cost 16,000 points per night, and include breakfast and dinner. Sometimes Choice sells points for ~0.5 cents each, in which case that's a heck of a deal for a hotel like this. There has been one major quirk when it comes to redeeming Choice Privileges points that has taken away a lot of the potential from the points. Specifically, Choice Privileges has only let members redeem points for stays within 30 days in the US and Canada, and for stays within 60 days at all other properties.
Tuesday, April 10th only, at 1pm Eastern time (about an hour from the time this post publishes), you’ll have an opportunity to buy Choice Privileges Points at well below our Reasonable Redemption Value. You’ll have to be pretty quick with it as this is an item that usually sells out within seconds, though there are more available this year so it’s possible that the packages won’t all go out of stock instantly. Daily Getaways If you haven’t heard,… The post Buy Choice points at a great rate if you’re fast (4/10 @ 1pm Eastern) appeared first on Frequent Miler.