In many ways Wyndham Rewards has impressed me since they overhauled their loyalty program in 2015. Since then they charge a flat 15,000 points per night for an award stay, regardless of what hotel youre redeeming for. So whether youre looking at their cheapest or most expensive hotel, a free night will cost the same number of points. That's cool, and it's certainly a "bone" that I appreciate them throwing to those of us who like to maximize our redemptions. What's disappointing, however, is how Wyndham Rewards has retroactively changed the terms of their promotions on multiple occasions. It's bad enough to do so once, but they've done it at least three times now, and that's just not cool. It certainly doesn't do much to create a feeling of trust among members. The most recent case of this involves the promotion they launched last November, in conjunction with Visa Checkout. Through this promotion they're offering up to 15,000 bonus points after three stays, as follows:
Wyndham Rewards overhauled their program in 2015 in a way that I like. They charge a flat 15,000 points per night for an award stay, regardless of what hotel youre redeeming for. So whether youre looking at their cheapest or most expensive hotel, a free night will cost the same number of points. Now, if only they had more aspirational properties. Wyndham has let me know that starting tomorrow (Tuesday, February 13, 2018) they are adjusting two aspects of how they sell points. Specifically:
Wyndham has announced that it will acquire La Quinta Holdings hotel operations for $1.95 billion. This will add another 900 hotel properties to Wyndham’s collection. La Quinta will spin off it’s real estate assets into real estate investment trust CorePoint Lodging Inc. After the acquisition Wynham will have 9,000+ properties spanning 21 different brands. As this [&hellip The post Wyndham To Acquire La Quinta For $1.95 Billion appeared first on Doctor Of Credit.