Le Club AccorHotels (Novotel, Sofitel)

Le Club AccorHotels is the loyalty scheme for Pullman, Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure and Ibis hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for cash credit towards free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

I published an extensive two-part review of Le Club AccorHotels which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Don’t get caught – IHG, Hilton and Marriott change their cancellation rules

The last few months have seen a number of, in some cases, underhand moves to change – for the worse – the cancellation policies for flexible hotel bookings. These moves have generally been restricted to North America which is why I haven’t covered them.  However, […]

What are the best hotel promos at present?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

Bits: Your new IHG Accelerate target, Miles & More / Economist deal, Accor / Priority Pass deal

News in brief: IHG adds a new Accelerate target for everyone IHG Rewards Club’s Accelerate is, for most people, the most generous hotel promotion running at the moment. Here are the headline details of the promo: IHG Accelerate (Version 6) covers stays from 15th May to […]

Bits: Heathrow Express discount, earning miles at Waitrose is back, Accor 3x last chance

News in brief: Heathrow Express adds discount fares for August Good news for anyone flying from Heathrow next month.  Heathrow Express has just revealed special off-peak fares during the full month of August. During off-peak times, which includes weekends and bank holidays, a single fare will cost […]

What are the best hotel promos at present?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Bits: how to beat Travelex’s new delivery fees; three good Economist points deals

News in brief: Travelex increasing its delivery fees on smaller orders Travelex relaunched as an Avios partner a couple of weeks ago.  You can now earn points – but only when you buy in advance via this special link – on your foreign currency orders. Travelex […]

Get 500 Avios with your next Novotel or Mercure hotel stay

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Sofitel, Pullman, Mercure, Novotel, Ibis etc, is launching a new Avios promotion today. You will receive 500 bonus Avios on your next stay, between today and 30th September, at any Novotel or Mercure hotel worldwide. You need to […]

Bits: new Amex cashback deals, triple Accor points in Europe & APAC, Opodo codes correction

News in brief: New American Express cashback deals launched American Express has launched a new wave of statement credit deals.  These offers may or may not be available for you to activate if you look at the ‘Offers’ tab on your online statement or in the […]

£50 UK Novotel rooms at 5.50pm – and how to stack them

The Novotel brand owned by Accor is, apparently, 50 years old this year. To celebrate, they are launching a huge sale of £50 rooms TODAY ONLY – at 5.50pm, for 50 minutes. Details are a little sketchy – see this page of the Novotel website […]

New – up to 24% return with QUADRUPLE Accor points at Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure etc!

Accor is launching a new ‘triple or quadruple points’ promotion today for stays in Europe (excluding France), the Middle East and Africa.  This could prove to be very generous indeed, with up to 24% of what you spend finding its way back into your pocket. Accor […]

What are the best hotel promos for June?

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

When your Le Club AccorHotels points expire, and how to stop it

I receive occasional emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my Le Club AccorHotels points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my Le Club AccorHotels points expire?’.  This new series looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows you how to keep valuable points intact. […]

Bits: Sofitel leaves Priority Pass, error with BA’s 2 year status extensions?, LEVEL launched

News in brief: Sofitel Terminal 5 lounge leaves Priority Pass Last July, the five star Sofitel hotel at Heathrow Terminal 5 became a surprise new nember of airport lounge card Priority Pass. Priority Pass cardholders were able to use the executive lounge on the ground […]

Bits: earn Accor points or 3,000 Avios for 6+ day car hires, RwandAir launches Gatwick

News in brief: Europcar offering up to €60 or 3,000 Avios We don’t cover Europcar much, although its £1 UK one-way rentals have proved very popular with Head for Points readers. Whilst it doesn’t have many airline partnerships, it does have a deal with fellow […]