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.

Are the new Amex Platinum Hilton, Melia and Shangri-La benefits worth much?

As I announced on HFP last week, and subsequently confirmed to cardholders in writing, American Express has added three new hotel benefits to the Platinum charge card package: Hilton HHonors Gold status Melia Rewards Gold status Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade status However, it is also removing Le Club […]

New Amex Platinum hotel benefits launched! But a shock exit too ….

Back in October, I wrote about the new deal that American Express had done with Hilton HHonors to offer status as part of the American Express Platinum benefits package. It had been slowly rolling out globally but had not yet reached the UK. However, a […]

Triple points for UK Accor weekend stays – should apply to Happy Mondays too!

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure etc, has launched a triple points offer for weekend stays in the UK.  You can register here. Accor is already your best bet for UK weekend hotel bookings as long as you are happy […]

Wide range of new Avios hotel promotions – and free Langham London lounge access

British Airways has unveiled a range of Avios hotel promotions for people who prefer to earn Avios rather than hotel points when they stay. Full details of all of these offers can be found on the ‘News and Offers’ Executive Club pages on ba.com. Here […]

Big UK Accor sale this week – rooms from just £25! Airport hotels included

There seems to be ‘something in the air’ in the hotel business which smells a little of panic as the stock market starts to teeter.   Starwood, as I cover in my third article today, has changed its current promotion to make it more generous. […]

Get free Accor Gold status and 10% off ibis stays with an ibis Business Card

I haven’t covered the ibis Business Card on Head for Points before, so I thought it was worth a look at this potential money saver. If you are a regular visitor to ibis Hotels, you might find the benefits help you make the most of […]

Earn triple Avios – SEVEN per Euro! – on Accor (Sofitel, Mercure, Novotel etc) stays

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Sofitel, Ibis, Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery and Pullman, has launched an interesting ‘triple Avios’ promotion with Iberia Plus. The offer runs until 23rd March and is valid for up to 8 stays.  Registration does not seem to be […]

Lessons in arbitrage – why 10,000 bonus Finnair miles from PointsHound are more valuable than you think

PointsHound is a hotel booking service which works in a similar way to Kaligo.com and Rocketmiles.  You earn a chunk of frequent flyer miles for booking with them but your stays will not earn you points or status benefits from the hotel where you stay. PointsHound […]

Bits: Gatwick Sofitel £69 via lastminute.com, BA Gate 365 bonus Avios deal

Even more news in brief – it keeps coming in! Sofitel Gatwick from £69 via lastminute.com Top Secret Hotels On Tuesday I wrote about how the Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5, attached to the terminal, is available as a lastminute.com Top Secret Hotel for under £100. […]

Book the 5-star Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5 for just £95

Lastminute.com is currently running a special promotion on its ‘Top Secret’ list of unnamed London hotels.  This allows you to book the Sofitel London Heathrow Terminal 5 at a very attractive price. The link to access the deals is here. In theory, the hotel name is […]

My review of the Novotel London Blackfriars – taking a look at a ‘new look’ Novotel property

This is my review of the Novotel London Blackfriars hotel.  It is brand new and very modern – but is it good? There is a lot of Accor coverage on Head for Points and this site is apparently their major driver of Happy Mondays bookings (£25+ […]

Bits: worst value IHG redemption ever?, get missing Accor points reinstated, travel agency ditches card fees

News and musings in brief: The worst IHG redemption I’ve ever seen – is this where Istanbul is now? In February I will be heading down to Istanbul for a couple of days to check out Turkish Airlines long haul aircraft and their widely applauded […]

Important deal updates: Accor, BA ex-Dublin, Tesco conversions

There have been a few important updates on some of the deals I have covered in the last couple of weeks.  Whilst I don’t normally do this, I thought it was worthwhile spending an article running through some updates: 1,050 free Le Club AccorHotels points […]

How you can convert your 1,100 free Accor points into 1,100 free Avios

On Saturday, I ran details of a super new Le Club AccorHotels (the Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure etc scheme) promotion. In return for filling in a few quiz questions, you will receive 1,100 Accor points if you are a base level Classic member and 1,050 […]

Redeem Accor points for events at the Paris AccorHotels Arena and in London

If you build up a lot of Le Club AccorHotels points through your stays at Ibis, Novotel, Mercure and Sofitel hotels, you now have new options for using them. Want to go to Paris? The AccorHotels Arena is the second largest arena in Paris after […]

1,050 free Le Club AccorHotels points with a quick game – worth €20

(EDIT:  Accor seems to have pulled the quiz …. it may have been too popular for its own good!) Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty programme for Novotel, Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure etc, has launched an online quiz to teach you more about the programme. The great […]