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Cheap MeliaRewards hotel points are available again – book a 4* New York hotel for £83

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One of the best travel bargains over Black Friday was the exceptionally generous deal to buy MeliaRewards hotel points.

Whilst Melia is a Spanish chain, it is well represented elsewhere.  This deal was an excellent opportunity to book a bargain in London or New York among other places.

Take a look at this article and also this article, which is a case study of how I used my points.

The current price is €4.20 per 1,000 points.  This is a slightly more than the Black Friday deal but still a lot better than the standard rate of around €8 per 1,000.

ME London deal

Before you waste time checking, if you buy via Amazon Spain here you pay the same €4.20 per 1,000 as buying via Melia.

To put the deal in context, a night at the 4-star INNSIDE New York will cost you just under €100 per night if you buy the points (assuming standard reward nights are still bookable at 23,000ish points for your stay).  This compares to a non-refundable cash rate of over £200 in the Summer.  We reviewed INNSIDE New York here.

I have no idea how long this price will last.  Ensure you read my two articles above before jumping in, and obviously check reward nights are available in the place you want them.

The Melia ‘buy points’ page is here.

How to get MeliaRewards Gold status from American Express

How to get MeliaRewards Gold status from American Express (February 2023)

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE MeliaRewards Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Hilton Honors Gold and Radisson Rewards Premium status.

We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

You can discover the benefits of MeliaRewards Gold status on the Melia website here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Small business owners may want to consider American Express Business Platinum instead:

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a £200 Amex Travel credit every year Read our full review

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

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