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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 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!

What Nick did when he won our Melia competition

Back in April, we ran a competition in association with Melia Hotels International.  The winner won a two-night break at the European Melia property of their choice. The winner was Nick, who .....

Back in April, we ran a competition in association with Melia Hotels International.  The winner won a .....

by Rob Burgess3 comments

Were you our Melia competition winner?

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition last week in association with Melia Hotels International. We had over 1,400 entries which was a fantastic response. The winner is ….. Nick from .....

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition last week in association with Melia Hotels International. We .....

by Rob Burgess29 comments

Up to 20% discount at Melia hotels with their Business Travel programme

With Melia Hotels International sponsoring our competition this week, I thought it was a good time to take a quick look at their ‘Business Travel by Melia Hotels International’ programme. .....

With Melia Hotels International sponsoring our competition this week, I thought it was a good time to take a .....

by Rob Burgess2 comments

Get up to 1,050 Avios per night with Melia Hotels

The Melia hotel group has launched an aggressive promotion with Iberia Plus which could earn you a lot of Avios in the coming weeks, especially if you are travelling to Madrid. Until 30th April, you .....

The Melia hotel group has launched an aggressive promotion with Iberia Plus which could earn you a lot of .....

by Rob Burgess4 comments

Which hotel chains let me collect Avios points?

I first ran this analysis back in July 2013.  However, there have been some major changes since then.  This is an updated list. Whilst British Airways has its own partner hotels, Iberia .....

I first ran this analysis back in July 2013.  However, there have been some major changes since .....

by Rob Burgess16 comments

What I got for my birthday, including a free Melia night

There is a growing trend now for loyalty programmes to send you an email on your birthday.  As I am signed up to a lot of schemes, it meant I received a lot of emails on Thursday. Some included some .....

There is a growing trend now for loyalty programmes to send you an email on your birthday.  As I am signed up .....

by Rob Burgess8 comments

Review: the Grand Melia Fenix, Madrid on my Amex Platinum free night

This is my review of the Grand Melia Fenix hotel in Madrid. Back in June, Amex Platinum charge card holders received a leaflet in the post.  As I wrote here, it offered everyone a free night – .....

This is my review of the Grand Melia Fenix hotel in Madrid. Back in June, Amex Platinum charge card holders .....

by Rob Burgess16 comments

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

The British Airways promotion offering a 25% bonus on conversions from hotel schemes into Avios is still running for another two weeks. Triggered by this, reader James emailed me to ask whether I .....

The British Airways promotion offering a 25% bonus on conversions from hotel schemes into Avios is still .....

by Rob Burgess14 comments

MeliaRewards removing transfers of ‘free’ points to Miles & More

A few weeks ago, I asked readers to check their MeliaRewards accounts, if they had one, because the company had deposited 4,000 free points in each one.  This was an incentive to make a ‘cash .....

A few weeks ago, I asked readers to check their MeliaRewards accounts, if they had one, because the company .....

by Rob Burgess14 comments

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