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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!

Are the six free Amex Platinum hotel status cards worth having?

If you’re looking to get yourself some hotel status cards quickly, there is no easier route than getting The Platinum Card from American Express. It comes with SIX hotel status cards.  Five .....

If you’re looking to get yourself some hotel status cards quickly, there is no easier route than getting .....

by Rob Burgess94 comments

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 .....

by Rob Burgess107 comments

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, British Airways offers a 35% .....

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

by Rob Burgess58 comments

FRIDAY ONLY: Discounted MeliaRewards points available again on Amazon

Over Black Friday, I wrote about the good deal available by buying MeliaRewards gift cards on Amazon. It usually costs €330 for 55,000 MeliaRewards points.  On Black Friday, it was just .....

Over Black Friday, I wrote about the good deal available by buying MeliaRewards gift cards on Amazon. It .....

by Rob Burgess18 comments

My 55,000 MeliaRewards points Black Friday €165 gift card has arrived

One of the most interesting Black Friday offers was one launched by MeliaRewards in Spain. As this TravelWeekly article explains, Melia has decided to sell its points via Amazon.  On Black Friday .....

One of the most interesting Black Friday offers was one launched by MeliaRewards in Spain. As this .....

by Rob Burgess28 comments

My review of the Melia Barcelona Sky hotel

This is my review of the Melia Barcelona Sky hotel. We had been wanting to do a review of Vueling’s business class short haul product for a while, which realistically meant booking a Gatwick to .....

This is my review of the Melia Barcelona Sky hotel. We had been wanting to do a review of Vueling’s .....

by Anika Burnett10 comments

My review of The Level at the Melia Barcelona Sky hotel

This is part two of my review of the Melia Barcelona Sky. Part one with my room and the restaurant is here. Part two focuses on The Level at Melia Barcelona Sky. The Level at Melia Barcelona Sky is .....

This is part two of my review of the Melia Barcelona Sky. Part one with my room and the restaurant is here. .....

by Anika Burnett21 comments

My review of the new(ish) INNSIDE Hamburg Hafen hotel

This is my review of the new(ish) INNSIDE Hamburg Hafen from Melia. INNSIDE is the four-star chain of business focused hotels run by Melia.  Long-term Head for Points readers might remember my .....

This is my review of the new(ish) INNSIDE Hamburg Hafen from Melia. INNSIDE is the four-star chain of business .....

by Anika Burnett28 comments

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