This page summarises the latest promotions and special offers from the six main hotel loyalty programmes – Accor Live Limitless, Hilton Honors, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Bonvoy, Radisson Rewards and World of Hyatt.
If you find yourself needing to book hotel nights, this page should be your first stopping point. You can quickly see which chains are currently running promotions, and what you need to do to register and qualify for them.
If you are booking a luxury hotel, remember that we can offer you exclusive benefits at Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula, The Ritz-Carlton, Park Hyatt and similar hotels. Click here for details of our luxury hotel booking service in association with Virtuoso.
Click here to read an article which runs through the options you have for getting free hotel elite status via a UK credit or charge card.
The Head for Points top picks for January stays:
If you find yourself needing a hotel this month, here are your bonus options. I expect this list to increase as we move through January.
Hilton Honors is offering 2,000 bonus points per stay AND 5,000 points for every five nights on all stays from 1st January to 2nd May.
IHG Rewards Club
IHG Rewards Club is offering 2,000 bonus points for every two nights you stay from 20th January to 31st March. The bonus points will count towards status.
World of Hyatt
World of Hyatt is offering triple points on all stays until 28th February. Elite nights earned during this offer in 2020 will also carry forward into 2021. Elite nights earned in 2021 will count double. Registration closed on 15th January.
Current ‘buy points’ promotions:
If you need to buy additional points to top up your hotel account, you can buy points for Hilton Honors, IHG Rewards Club, Marriott Bonvoy, MeliaRewards, Radisson Rewards, World of Hyatt and Wyndham Rewards via this link.
Hilton Honors is offering a 100% bonus when you buy 15,000+ points by 5th March.
IHG Rewards Club
IHG Rewards Club is offering a 75% bonus when you buy 10,000+ points by 25th February.
Radisson Rewards is offering a 50% bonus when you buy 9,000+ points by 31st January.
World of Hyatt
World of Hyatt is offering a 30% bonus when you buy 5,000+ points by 23rd February.
Full details of all promotions by brand:
ALL – Accor Live Limitless
New to Accor Live Limitless? Read our two-part overview of Accor Live Limitless here and here and our article on expiry rules here.
Brands: 25h, Adagio, Angsana, Art Series, Banyan Tree, BreakFree, Delano, Fairmont, Greet, House of Originals, Huazhu, Hyde, ibis, Legend, M Gallery, Mama Shelter, Mantis, Mantra, Mercure, Mondrian, Movenpick, Novotel, Orient Express, Peppers, Pullman, Raffles, Rixos, SLS, SO, Sofitel, Swissotel, The Sebel, Tribe
Accor Live Limitless is not currently running a global promotion
See this article for how to get 250-500 free Accor points for joining ClubOpinions
If you are booking an Accor Group hotel (Adagio, Ibis, M Gallery, Mercure, Novotel, Sofitel, Pullman, Fairmont etc) please consider clicking here to book via our link. We earn a small commission on every booking. Thank you.
Brands: Canopy, Conrad, Curio, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Hampton, Hilton, Homewood Suites, Home2 Suites, LXR, Motto, Tapestry Collection, Tru, Waldorf Astoria
If you are booking a Hilton Group hotel (Hilton, Conrad, Hampton Inn, Waldorf-Astoria etc), please consider clicking here to book via our link. We earn a small commission on every booking. Thank you.
IHG Rewards Club
Brands: avid, Candlewood Suites, Crowne Plaza, EVEN, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo, HUALUXE, InterContinental, Kimpton, Regent, Six Senses, Staybridge Suites, voco
Current promotion: 2,000 Bonus Points
Stay dates: 20th January to 31st March
Minimum stays / nights needed to trigger the bonus: Two nights
Summary: 2,000 bonus points for every two nights you stay (need not be consecutive) with the bonus points also counting for status
Head for Points article: 2,000 Bonus PointsClick here to register USING PROMO CODE 42050
If you are booking an IHG hotel (InterContinental, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites etc) please consider clicking here to book via our link. We earn a small commission on every booking. Thank you.
Brands: AC Hotels, Aloft, Autograph Collection, Bulgari, Courtyard, Delta Hotels, Design Hotels, Edition, Element, Fairfield Inn, Four Points, Gaylord, JW Marriott, Le Meridien, Marriott, Moxy, Protea, Renaissance, Residence Inn, St Regis, Sheraton, The Luxury Collection, The Ritz-Carlton, Tribute Portfolio, Springhill Suites, Towneplace Suites, W Hotels, Westin
Marriott Bonvoy is not currently running a global promotion
See this article for our review of the Marriott Bonvoy American Express credit card which has a 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points bonus and earns double points (6 Marriott Bonvoy points per £1, boosted to 10 points per £1 until 31st December 2020) when used at Marriott hotels
If you are booking a Marriott Group hotel, please consider clicking here to book via our link. We earn a small commission on every booking. Thank you.
Brands: Country Inn, Park Inn, Park Plaza, Radisson, Radisson Blu, Radisson Blu Edwardian, Radisson Collection, Radisson RED
Radisson Rewards is not currently running a global promotion
If you are booking a Radisson, Park Inn or Park Plaza hotel, please consider clicking here to book via our link. We earn a small commission on every booking. Thank you.
World of Hyatt
Brands: Andaz, Alila, Destination Hotels, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt, Hyatt Centric, Hyatt House, Hyatt Place, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Ziva, Joie de Vivre, Oasis, Park Hyatt, Thompson, Unbound Collection, Miraval
Current promotion: Triple Points
Stay dates: 1st October to 28th February (register by 15th January)
Minimum stays / nights needed to trigger the bonus: No minimum, all stays count
Summary: Triple base points. Elite night credits earned in 2020 are carried forward into 2021. Elite night credits earned in 2021 will count double.
Head for Points article: Triple PointsClick here to register
See this article for details of Hyatt Brand Explorer which gives you a free night after stays at five different brands