Pros & Cons
Choice Privileges points expire after 18 months of account inactivity
Free nights at Preferred Hotels & Resorts properties can only be booked by calling the Choice Privileges Service Center
Points needed for reward nights vary greatly by hotel
Ease of Earning Free Night4.5
No. of Hotels> 4,000
Choice Privileges rewards you with points every time you stay in a Choice brand hotel or vacation rental, make a purchase with the Choice Privileges Visa Signature credit card from Barclays or shop at a Choice Privileges partner retailer. You can exchange those points for future stays in Choice Hotels and select Preferred Hotels & Resorts brand properties, or for airline miles, cruise vacations, Amtrak Guest Rewards points, gift cards and more.
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The Choice Privileges program is divided into four tiers: basic member, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- You can earn points for up to four rooms per night in one hotel if all rooms are reserved in your name and include your member number.
- For each stay, you must choose whether you want to earn Choice Privilege points, airline miles or Amtrak Guest Rewards points. You cannot earn all three in one stay.
- The number of miles earned with airline partners for hotel stays varies by carrier.
- Accrued points cannot be transferred to a different account or combined with another member's points.
- Reward nights cannot be booked more than 100 days before your arrival date.
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