Now that COVID-19 and travel restrictions around the world are lifting, it is time to start planning your next vacation. Hotels around the world are ready to welcome guests back with open arms, great deals and even better loyalty programs.
WalletHub recently conducted a study to compare hotel loyalty programs. Check out the report highlights to maximize your savings.
To conduct this study, Wallethub ranked the 10 largest U.S. hotel chain’s rewards programs using 21 key metrics, such as average value of a point, volatility of award-night pricing and point expiration policies. It also includes a handy calculator that allows you to customize the results based on specific spending habits.
For the sixth time in a row, Wyndham Rewards is the best hotel loyalty program for travelers of all spending levels, earning an average WalletHub Score of 71 out of 100.
The top five hotel loyalty programs are Wyndham Rewards, Radisson Rewards, World of Hyatt, Hilton Honors and Marriott Bonvoy. These five programs save its members an average of $12 for every $100 spent.
Some other highlights from the report are hotel rewards programs offer 5 percent more value now than before the pandemic. Best Western and Sonesta are the only major hotel chains whose rewards points do not expire due to account inactivity, and the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card is the best hotel credit card.
To read the full report, visit WalletHub’s website.
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