3,000 Lufthansa Miles & More miles per Accor hotels stay

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The Accor hotel group has launched a surprisingly generous promotion with Lufthansa Miles & More, running until 31st December. Full details are here on the Lufthansa website.  I cannot find this offer referenced anywhere on the Accor site. If you choose to earn airline miles instead of […]

How to convert ANY number of Accor points to Avios

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There is quite a bit of confusion surrounding how to convert Le Club Accorhotels (the Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure etc programme) points into Avios.  With the help of HFP reader Tony, I have got to the bottom of it this week. Tony and I have confirmed […]

€40 voucher or 2000 Avios for a one-night UK Ibis stay

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Ibis Hotels are not the height of luxury, by any means.  The chain has good coverage these days, however, and if all you need is somewhere to lay your head then you should do just fine. (The one in Greenwich in London, the only Ibis […]

Sofitel Heathrow STILL available for £88 via lastminute.com!

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Back in March, I highlighted how the Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5 – directly connected to the terminal, and by far the best hotel at Heathrow – was being sold very cheaply by lastminute.com on its ‘Top Secret’ list of unnamed London hotels.  I repeated the […]

1500 Avios for a single Novotel / Mercure / Sofitel night before 30 September

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avios.com (NOT BA Executive Club) is running a generous promotion with Le Club Accorhotels, the loyalty scheme for Novotel, Mercure, Ibis, Sofitel etc. Until 30th September, you will earn 1,500 Avios points for any stay at a Sofitel, Pullman, M Gallery, Novotel, Mercure or Adagio […]

Le Club Accorhotels IMPROVES its earning rate

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In a punchier hotel market, with reducing pressure on occupancy and room rates, some hotel loyalty schemes have been cutting back on their benefits.  The recent announcement from Le Club Accorhotels that it is improvings its earning rate is one to note. Le Club Accorhotels […]

40% off plus free breakfast in the Accor July-August sale (book by Friday)

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Three weeks ago I wrote about Accor’s ‘40% off UK bookings’ sale, which offered some good deals for Novotel, Pullman, Sofitel, Mercure, M Gallery and Ibis hotels. What I missed is that, a few days later, Accor broadened this out to a worldwide sale. Via […]

Accor launches ‘up to 40% off UK stays’ sale

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Accor, parent company of Novotel, Mercure and Ibis amongst other chains, has launched a UK-only Summer Sale. The home page for the sale is here. As you can see from the dropdown menu, the sale covers the bulk of the Novotel, Mercure, Ibis and Ibis […]

500 Accor bonus points on your next Sofitel / Mercure / Novotel / Ibis stay!

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Le Club Accorhotels has launched another bonus of 500 points on your next stay. You can sign up for the offer here.  It appears to be aimed at people who have been members to Le Club for one year, although it seems to work for […]

Book the 5-star Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5 for just £88

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Lastminute.com is currently running a special promotion on its ‘Top Secret’ list of unnamed London hotels. The link to access the deals is here. In theory, the hotel name is meant to be secret.  However, as Lastminute is now listing the exact number of TripAdvisor reviews […]

Four Accor ‘anniversary’ promotions – double, 750 and 250 bonus points

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(EDIT, May 2014 – the double points promotion is definitely working as it just worked for my wife.  The 250 points offer – whilst she could register for it – did not post after the stay.) Four new Le Club Accorhotel promotions have appeared.  One is […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Le Club Accorhotels – The Facts

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This is the fifth of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes.  Each scheme will be covered over two posts.  One will list the basic facts of the scheme, the other will be my subjective view of what is of particular merit. Le […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Le Club Accorhotels – The Opinion

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In my other post today, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Le Club Accorhotels loyalty scheme.  This post is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus.  The 10-second summary: Strong points – big global network, easy to achieve Platinum […]