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MeliaRewards

MeliaRewards is the loyalty scheme for Melia hotels, which includes these brands: Meliá, Gran Meliá, ME by Meliá, Paradisus, Innside by Meliá, TRYP by Wyndham, Sol Hotels and Club Meliá.

You can learn more about the programme on melia.com here.

Check out our ‘Hotel Offers’ page here to see what bonus point offers are currently running for the main global chains.

You receive free Gold Elite status in MeliaRewards if you take out The Platinum Card by American Express.  Our full review of The Platinum Card is here and you can apply here.  The card also comes with status in other hotel chains, free airport lounge access, travel insurance and many other travel benefits – plus a big sign-up bonus!

When is it worth transferring hotel loyalty points to frequent flyer miles?

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, pre covid, British .....

All of the major hotel points currencies allow you to transfer your points into airline miles.  You will .....

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Is MeliaRewards moving to revenue based hotel redemptions from May?

Is the MeliaRewards hotel programme moving towards revenue based redemptions? Yesterday we told you how Shangri-La hotels is moving its Golden Circle programme to fully revenue based redemptions from .....

Is the MeliaRewards hotel programme moving towards revenue based redemptions? Yesterday we told you how .....

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Get a good deal at Melia’s UK INNSIDE hotels

Melia is running some attractive deals at its UK INNSIDE four-star hotels this Spring. Rhys recently reviewed the brand new INNSIDE Newcastle here, image below. It is as low as £59 in the sale. .....

Melia is running some attractive deals at its UK INNSIDE four-star hotels this Spring. Rhys recently reviewed .....

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Review: inside Melia’s new INNSiDE Newcastle hotel

This is our review of the new INNSiDE Newcastle hotel. INNSiDE is possibly not a hotel brand you are familiar with. It is a design-led upscale ‘lifestyle’ (ie. leisure) brand with 32 .....

This is our review of the new INNSiDE Newcastle hotel. INNSiDE is possibly not a hotel brand you are familiar .....

by Rhys Jones39 comments

Melia Hotels launches a new American Express cashback offer

Melia Hotels has launched a new cashback deal for selected American Express cardholders. If targetted, you will find it under the ‘Offers’ tab on the online statement page or in the app .....

Melia Hotels has launched a new cashback deal for selected American Express cardholders. If targetted, you .....

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Melia opening the luxury ME Barcelona hotel next month

Yesterday we covered the opening of the new InterContinental Barcelona. I said that it was the only luxury hotel to open in the city so far this year, which is correct. However, on 25th November, .....

Yesterday we covered the opening of the new InterContinental Barcelona. I said that it was the only luxury .....

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How to get free hotel elite status from UK credit cards

This article looks at the different ways you can get elite status with hotel chains via UK credit and charge cards. If you are just getting started with miles and points, you have probably realised by .....

This article looks at the different ways you can get elite status with hotel chains via UK credit and charge .....

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Earn bonus Avios at NH Hotels and Melia

Whilst British Airways and Iberia have, over the years, harmonised their partners, there are still some oddities. NH Hotels is the only major chain which works with Iberia Plus but not British Airways .....

Whilst British Airways and Iberia have, over the years, harmonised their partners, there are still some .....

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Earn bonus MeliaRewards points in their Summer sale

Spanish hotel group Melia has launched its Summer sale – see here. You can book until 16th May, for stays up to 31st December 2021. There is an extra quirk to the sale. If you are a MeliaRewards .....

Spanish hotel group Melia has launched its Summer sale – see here. You can book until 16th May, for .....

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Melia knocks another 10% off January sale bookings

Many HfP readers will have Gold status in MeliaRewards via their American Express Platinum card. If you fancied maximising this by booking a Melia hotel for a future trip, Melia is offering an .....

Many HfP readers will have Gold status in MeliaRewards via their American Express Platinum card. If you .....

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