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Members of the Stash Hotel Rewards program can earn and use points at any Stash-affiliated hotel. There are nearly 150 properties in the United States – as well as a few hotels in the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and Canada – that honor Stash rewards.
You can earn Stash Points by staying at any of the independently owned hotels participating in the Stash Hotel Rewards program. You will be awarded five Stash Points for every dollar spent on rooms at partner hotels. In order for your reservation to qualify for Stash rewards, it must be made through the Stash Hotel Rewards website or directly with the hotel. You can earn points on up to two rooms at any given time as long as both rooms are registered to the member's name, the member is staying in one of the rooms and the rooms are paid for by the member. You can also earn three points per dollar spent on rooms at Stash Approved hotels and one point per dollar for all other stays when booked through Stash's website. Points will be credited to your balance after your stay; it can take up to two weeks for your account to be updated.
Stash Points can be used to cover nightly rates at any participating hotel. The number of points needed for one night's stay varies depending on the hotel, room type, length of your stay and time of year. To redeem your points, you must reserve your room on the Stash website. The program requires you to have a high-enough points balance to cover the total cost of the room rate – you are not allowed to supplement cash or another form of payment. You may use rewards to pay for part of your stay, but you will be required to book any additional nights separately. Below are the number of points needed for one free night in any room (ranging from standard rooms to premium rooms) in a selection of popular business and leisure destinations:
|Destination||No. of hotels||Cost of room in points|
|Honolulu||2||24,700 - 85,500|
|Orlando||1||27,500 - 31,900|
|Miami||2||14,300 - 35,900|
|Cancun||1||20,100 - 38,200|
|San Juan, PR||1||26,100|
|Los Angeles||3||17,400 - 43,700|
|Vancouver||2||37,400 - 42,000|
|New York City||4||25,100 - 37,500|
|Las Vegas||1||37,900 - 55,400|
|Chicago||2||19,800 - 30,400|
|San Francisco||4||29,300 - 52,400|
|Charlotte||1||23,300 - 27,200|
|Washington, D.C.||2||12,700 - 16,100|
|Houston||1||22,400 - 53,900|
|Toronto||2||25,200 - 42,000|
|Boston||3||27,000 - 108,300|
|Atlanta||1||10,800 - 16,700|
The calculated costs shown above are based on booking searches conducted by U.S. News on July 12, 2019. We analyzed room rates for one-night stays arriving Saturday and departing Sunday four weeks from the research date. Only hotels with room availability that sit within a 15-mile radius of each destination are reflected in the above chart.
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