#15 in Best Hotel Rewards Programs
Pros & Cons
Limited ways to redeem accumulated points
Not all participating hotels accept I Prefer reward certificates for dining, spa services and other charges
Maintaining Elite membership status requires earning a large number of points each year
Ease of Earning Free Night1.0
No. of Hotels500 - 999
I Prefer Hotel Rewards is ranked No. 15 in the Best Hotel Rewards Programs. U.S. News evaluated 15 loyalty programs associated with major hotel brands across several indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank rewards.
I Prefer Hotel Rewards is ranked as:
Members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn and use points at more than 700 participating Preferred Hotels & Resorts. There are hundreds of properties in the United States, Canada and Mexico – along with scores of other properties across Europe, Central and South America, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, the Caribbean and the Middle East – that honor I Prefer points. Points can be redeemed for reward certificates that can be used for nightly stays, and some participating I Prefer properties allow points to be applied to spa, dining and other services.
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The I Prefer program is divided into two membership tiers: Insider and Elite.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- All I Prefer Points and status benefits will expire after 24 months of inactivity.
- To apply I Prefer points toward a hotel stay, a reward certificate (available upon logging in to preferredhotels.com and clicking on "redeem reward") must be applied. Reward certificates are available in $25, $50, $100, $250 and $500 increments and are awarded based on points accumulated.
- Reward certificates may be transferred to another I Prefer member upon request.
- Members will receive I Prefer points seven days after completing a qualifying reservation.
- Perks and services that are afforded to members may vary by property, regardless of membership status.
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