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.

Bits: last day for Tesco ink deals, my Hertz President’s Circle card arrives, Lufthansa to take over airberlin short-haul

News in brief: Last day for Tesco ink deals If you have a Canon, Epson or HP printer, today is the last day to earn 240 Avios or 250 Virgin miles with every ink cartridge you buy from Tesco Direct. Full details are in todays […]

10,000 Avios points or €200 for 4 x 2-night Accor stays, however cheap!

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Novotel, Sofitel, Ibis, Mercure, M Gallery, Pullman etc, has launched a very generous promotion which could allow you to earn a significant number of miles. You will earn €200 of Accor hotel vouchers or 10,000 Avios points (or miles in […]

Can you get a better travel deal with Clubcard points than Avios?

Tesco Clubcard offers a very cheap way of accumulating Avios points and Virgin Flying Club miles without stepping on a plane.   This is why I cover some Clubcard offers on Head for Points and ALL Clubcard earning offers (however good or bad!) over on our […]

My review of Terminal 5’s new Priority Pass arrivals lounge, Club Millesime

This is my review of Club Millesime, the new Priority Pass at Heathrow Terminal 5 inside the Sofitel hotel. I had a rather surprising arrival from Geneva on Friday.  The plane landed 10 minutes early, parked at an A gate and there was no queue […]

It’s new, cheap, funky and friendly – my review of the new ibis Styles hotel, Heathrow

This is my review of the new ibis Styles hotel at Heathrow. Whilst Rob was enjoying the sun in Italy, I got to ‘enjoy’ the Piccadilly Line sauna towards Heathrow. ibis Styles invited Head for Points to have a look at their new hotel at Heathrow Airport […]

Win prizes with three free competitions from IHG, Starwood and Accor!

As it is a Bank Holiday weekend, news is thin and time is plentiful, I thought it was worth highlighting a few competitions currently running which have the potential to be rewarding: Win daily prizes with Starwood Preferred Guest In the run up to the […]

New – 15%+ return with triple Accor points on UK Novotel, Mercure, Ibis etc stays!

Accor has launched a new ‘triple points’ promotion for stays in the UK. Before I get to that, I want to remind you of the parallel ‘triple Avios’ programme Accor is running.  This allows you to contrast both offers.  It is one of the best hotels […]

Bits: good Accor / Amex cashback deal, other Amex offers, 20% bonus on SPG to AA conversions

News in brief: Accor and Amex launch new cashback deal Accor Hotels, which operates Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, Ibis, M Gallery, Pullman etc, is running a new cashback deal with American Express. There are two variants – £30 back on £250 spend and £50 back on […]

VERY interesting – Accor/Hertz status match AND 1000 Marriott or IHG points for everyone!

A couple of weeks after a non-functioning website went up, a new partnership between Hertz and Le Club AccorHotels has been officially launched. Accor has previously only worked with Europcar. Adding Hertz is a positive move and broadens your options for crediting Hertz car rentals […]

VERY generous Avios promo from Accor (at least 9 Avios per £1!) – and why you should credit to Iberia

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 and British Airways Executive Club. The offer runs until 12th October although you need to book by 12th September. Existing bookings made […]

Which is the most generous hotel programme for earning Avios points?

The general view of hotel loyalty programmes is that Starwood Preferred Guest is the only scheme where it is is worthwhile trading your points for airline miles. There are a couple of reasons for this.  The first is that – since the conversion rate for […]

Accor completes acquisition of Fairmont, Swissotel and Raffles – what next for Le Club?

On Tuesday, the acquisition of Fairmont, Swissotel and Raffles hotels by French group Accor legally completed.  It beat the legal completion of the Starwood / Marriott merger by a few days – that deal is also expected to finalise in the next week or so. As part of the […]

Accor Happy Mondays – the best last-minute hotel deal in the UK – now bookable two weeks in advance

The Accor ‘Happy Mondays’ deal is the most generous hotel promotion available for last minute weekend rooms in the UK.   If you find yourself in need of a hotel room for the coming weekend or the weekend after, it is definitely the first place you […]

Bits: 10% BA Diamond Club discount is back!, 30% off in the Accor Summer Sale

News in brief: The BA Diamond Club discount is back! Well, here’s a surprise.  At the end of May, the 10% discount on British Airways flights offered to holders of the old bmi British Midland credit cards stopped working. We had all forgotten that the […]

EXCLUSIVE: New Terminal 5 Priority Pass landside lounge now open!

There is new lounge available at Heathrow Terminal 5 for holders of a Priority Pass or LoungeKey card. It is the club lounge of the Sofitel hotel, Club Millesime, which is now open to the public. Full details are on the Priority Pass website – search […]

25% bonus on point transfers into Etihad Guest – but with a catch this year

Etihad Guest has brought back its offer of a 25% bonus on points you transfer into their scheme.  It is 14 months since we last saw this offer. You can find full details of this offer on the Etihad website here.  The closing date is 31st July. […]

1,000 free Accor points for meeting planners – and big first event bonus

Le Club AccorHotels, the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure etc, is offering a generous bonus if you register with Le Club Meeting Planner.  This is their ‘club within the club’ for anyone who books events or meetings. If you sign up before 30th November, […]