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.

£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 […]

Transferring hotel points to airline miles … when is it worth it?

All of the major hotel points currencies allow you to transfer your points into airline miles.  You will often find the airlines encouraging it – every 9-10 months, British Airways offers a 35% transfer bonus when you move hotel points into Avios.  This offer last […]

Generous 1,500 Avios bonus on your next two Accor stays in UK and Ireland

Accor, owner of the Novotel, Ibis, Mercure, Pullman, Sofitel etc brands, has launched a new promotion aimed specifically at its hotels in the UK and Ireland. I mentioned this deal briefly last week in our monthly round-up of the best hotel deals but I wanted […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

Two readers have emailed me recently about IHG’s new Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays over the Summer, Accelerate is the most generous offer for most people.) Both wanted to know if it was possible to book multiple rooms […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

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 […]

Accor’s new ‘Secret Deals’ is a lot worse than ‘Happy Mondays’

Accor’s ‘Happy Mondays’ was the most generous UK hotel promotion available for cash stays.  Every Monday and Tuesday, it would unload unsold Novotel, Mercure, Pullman, Ibis etc rooms for the following two weekends for as little as £25.  You would occasionally even see a London-based […]

Bits: Win 10000 Avios with Accor, Good To Go Parking sale, Charles Tyrwhitt / Avios deal

News in brief: Win 10,000 Avios and a weekend break with Mercure Mercure, the mid-market brand within the Accor hotel group, is currently running a free draw. The prize is 10,000 Le Club AccorHotels points and a weekend break for two, with breakfast, in a […]

Bits: Has Accor scrapped Happy Mondays?, IHG redemption sale in Mexico / LATAM / Caribbean

News in brief: Has Accor scrapped Happy Mondays? Accor’s low key Happy Mondays was actually the best hotel promotion in the UK. Every Monday and Tuesday, Accor would dump its unsold UK rooms for the following two weekends at this website.  The absolute maximum you […]

REGISTER NOW – 6,000 Avios or €120 for 3 x 2-night Accor stays

Yesterday I wrote about two good new hotel promotions – double points from Hilton and a new round of Accelerate from IHG Rewards Club. Here is a third possibility as you plan your stays for the Summer. Accor hotels, which own Novotel / Ibis / […]

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

In my article yesterday, I outlined ‘the facts’ of the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty scheme. This article is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – big global network, decent Platinum benefits at Sofitel […]