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

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Via Loyalty Lobby, 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 […]

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, April 2014 – two of these promotions are no longer available for registration, the other two seem OK!) Four new Le Club Accorhotel promotions have appeared.  One is aimed at inactive members and three are aimed at people who have been a member for a year. […]

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 […]

UK hotel rooms for next weekend from £25 with Accor ‘Happy Mondays’

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The Accor ‘Happy Mondays’ promotion has just celebrated its first anniversary and is still going strong. You must be a member of Le Club Accorhotels to take part in this offer.  You can sign up for free here. The booking page is here. It is nice […]

Earn bonus Accor points each stay via their Facebook app

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I have found some more information on the points-earning Facebook app run by Le Club Accorhotels (the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery etc). I first wrote about this last Summer. It offers bonus points on every stay when you do a ‘virtual […]

Which is the best hotel loyalty scheme? – an introduction

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Starting tomorrow, I am launching a series of posts on the seven major hotel loyalty schemes.  Each programme will be covered in two posts, to be run on the same day. The first will look at ‘the facts’, such as the number of nights required […]

Triple Avios with LeClub Accorhotels (Novotel, Sofitel, Ibis) to 31st March

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Accor is the hotel group behind Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis and M Gallery, amongst others.  It has teamed up with British Airways to offer triple Avios points on stays until the end of March. To qualify for the ‘triple points’ offer, you must select British […]

Which hotel chains let me collect Avios points?

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I first ran this analysis back in July 2013.  However, there have been some major changes since then.  This is an updated list. Whilst British Airways has its own partner hotels, Iberia has its own, different, list.  And, with the number of different hotel groupings, […]

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

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I posted last week about the new option to cash out small amounts of SAS EuroBonus miles via an iTunes gift card.  It is not the greatest value redemption of all time, but if you’ve got some SAS miles gathering dust then you will now […]

20% off East Coast train tickets with Accor

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Yes, Head for Points does trains as well as planes!  (Click on Eurostar and East Coast Rewards in the ‘Archives by Category’ menu on the right hand side to read older articles.) East Coast, which runs from Kings Cross through to York and on to […]

Accor rolls out improved benefits for status customers (including all Amex Plat holders)

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I gave Accor a bit of a hard time the other day for reducing the conversion ratio of LeClub Accorhotels points to Avios points without notice. They deserved it. At the same time, though, Accor has also announced improved status benefits. This will benefit anyone […]