Pros & Cons
Choice Privileges points expire after 18 months of account inactivity
Non-elite members cannot book reward nights at a Preferred property in their home country more than 30 days before arrival (or 60 days for international destinations)
Points needed for reward nights vary greatly by hotel
Ease of Earning Free Night4.0
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 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 tickets, gift cards and more.
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The Choice Privileges program is divided into four tiers: 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.
- The number of points earned with airline partners varies by carrier.
- For each stay, you must choose whether you want to earn Choice Privilege points, airline miles or Amtrak Guest Rewards. You cannot earn all three in one stay.
- Accrued points cannot be transferred to a different account or combined with another member's points.
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