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Overview

Wyndham Rewards
The Wyndham Rewards program caters to leisure and business travelers who visit popular destinations in the United StatesEuropeMexico, Africa, the Caribbean and Asia. As a Wyndham Rewards member, you'll earn points when you stay in any of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts' more than 9,000 properties across several distinctive brands, including Days Inn by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham, La Quinta by Wyndham, Ramada by Wyndham and Wyndham Grand. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts' alliance with Amtrak and numerous air carriers – such as American Airlines and United Airlines – also allows you to earn miles or points. You can earn points on car rentals, too, thanks to Wyndham's partnerships with Avis and Budget. Wyndham Rewards also introduced a partnership in 2017 with Caesars Entertainment's Caesars Rewards program, allowing members to link accounts and earn and redeem points at Caesars properties. Additionally, you can earn rewards points on hotel and everyday purchases if you have one of two Wyndham Rewards Visa credit cards. Earned points can be used for hotel stays, vacation rentals, flights, tours and activities, gift cards and retail purchases.

Pros & Cons

  • More than 9,000 participating properties worldwide
  • Qualifying nights can roll over into the following year, making higher status easier to obtain
  • Free stays at all-inclusive properties cover meals, drinksĀ andĀ amenities
  • Can take six to eight weeks for partner rewards to be processed
  • Brand has limited number of high-end properties
  • No longer 15,000 points across the board for a free night redemption
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Overall

Scorecard

  • Property Diversity
    4.5
  • Geographic Coverage
    4.5
  • Ease of Earning Free Night
    5.0
  • Additional Benefits
    4.5
  • No. of Hotels
    > 4,000

Rankings

Wyndham Rewards is ranked No. 2 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.

Wyndham Rewards is ranked as:

Points

The Wyndham Rewards program awards points that can be redeemed for free hotel stays, airline tickets, retail purchases, tours and activities, car rentals and gift cards. You can earn points every time you stay at a participating Wyndham Hotels & Resorts property. You'll also have the option to collect points through the company's partners and on everyday purchases made with your Wyndham Rewards Visa Card or Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature Card.

Points Can Expire

Can Earn Points On:

  • Hotel Stays
  • Credit Card

Can Use Points On:

  • Booking Hotels
  • Air Travel
See details about how to earn and use points

Membership Levels

The Wyndham Rewards program is divided into four levels: Blue, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.

See details about how membership works

The Fine Print

  • Blackout dates may apply to rewards reservations at select properties.
  • The number of miles you can earn or redeem per trip through partner airline programs varies by membership level.
  • Points expire four years after being posted to your account.
  • Points used for hotel stays cover taxes and fees.
  • You can purchase up to 10,000 points in 1,000-point increments each year.

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